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Create a movie file from a set of pdf files

I have a set of files from which I would like to create a movie file with a certain frame rate. I can, however, not seem to find software that is able to do this. I'm working under Ubuntu Linux. ...
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How can I make professional video using an iPad?

I am willing to make an educational guidance video. And since I want to make it using an iPad, what things should I keep in mind? And which specific camera app will be better over the inbuilt camera ...
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iMovie 11 starts with a black screen. How can we make this a white screen?

I want to make a movie that is a continuous loop. All images have white background. When I make the movie with iMovie it starts and ends with a black background image. This does not look good when ...
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1answer
59 views

What is the best tool to increase sound of MTS video without need to re-encoding this video?

I need just increase sound of my MTS video. But I'm very afraid to lose the quality of video because it is classical music and intonation is very important.
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How do I rig a Kino Flo to a gobo arm like this?

I want to know how to rig a 4-bank Kino to a gobo arm like this. I can tell they're using two arms, but I don't understand how it is attached to the first, nor do I know what mounting plate they have ...
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Add an image in front of video using ffmpeg

I have many videos and I need to put an image in front of them for about 5 seconds, but adding it manually and rendering it each time would take really long, so I am asking if it is possible to do so ...
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1answer
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Invalid DICT array size (83::2) in After Effects

What does the error "After Effects error: invalid DICT array size (83::2)" mean? Is this a serious problem? How can I fix it?
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1answer
219 views

How to convert a .m4v video/audio file to .mp4 on Windows-7, for free

Does Windows-7 already have something that does this? Or is there a free download that does it?
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1answer
262 views

I'm trying to crop the sides of a movie which are unwanted… Online

I am trying to crop my video online, like it's done below. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
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1answer
141 views

Wireless IP Camera

At present I have a software solution that involves 4 analogue cameras connected to an encoder that is plugged into my router. My application then reads the rtsp feed from the ip address from this ...
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161 views

Advice on how to determine right camera equipment and set up for multi-sport court?

We are building a 65ft x 30ft multi-sport court with 13ft walls all around (similar to the one pictured) and we would like to know what video camera equipment would be the most appropriate in order to ...
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2answers
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Audio monitoring w/ headphones through HDMI port

I'm looking at a new camera that has a mic in and audio control, but no headphones out. Is there a way to get live audio out of a camera using the HDMI port and plugging into headphones? I want to be ...
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FCP software development.

I heard that FCP (final cut pro - editing software by Apple) has stopped developing. Any editing software if not updated will become useless in short while. So FCP will not be of much help if they are ...
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1answer
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Simulate parenting, (or un-parent) in after effects

I have a flat layer in AE that is parented to another flat object in 3D space (both are .ai files). The trouble is when I export to Cinema 4D Lite, the motion of the parented object is not the same ...
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1answer
459 views

Spec for GPAC's DashCast configuration?

According to DashCast, we should provide a configuration file of several entries. The document demos some options: [v1] type=video width=1280 height=720 bitrate=800000 [v2] type=video width=640 ...
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1answer
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How can I update instances of a text template after changing the master template?

I've got 20 or so text items in my timeline, all using a text template called Bookmark that I created in Motion. I want to modify the text template in Motion and have the changes propagate through to ...
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1answer
596 views

Cannot capture (HDMI) output of Graphics Card with BlackMagic UltraStudio

I am trying to convert an HDMI video signal (from my computer's graphic card) to SDI using an Ultrastudio 3D from Blackmagic. I successfully converted an HDMI signal from my Canon 5D camera, but it ...
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1answer
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How to use mouse drag gesture to position & size a still image in Premiere Pro CS6

I would like to be able to position a still image using the mouse/pointer directly on the image, to be able to drag the whole image around or resize it by dragging one of its corners or sides. I'm ...
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2answers
545 views

How do I correctly use an ACES workflow with CinemaDNG footage in Davinci Resolve?

I'm just now discovering ACES with Resolve version 11. I can get Sony S-Log2 footage to look good, but I'm having trouble with CinemaDNG from my 2.5kBMCC. I've seen this tutorial on how to do it, but ...
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2answers
428 views

How to make a vehicle number visible?

Due to all the lights in the video the vehicle number is not visible. The video was captured by a CCTV camera. In the video the car comes close enough to be able to read the vehicle number if it were ...
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1answer
6k views

FFMPEG convert video with multiple audio streams?

Ok so I have a video made from dxtory. The video is using dxtory video codec and unknown audio codec. When I pop the file into avimux, I can clearly see two audio tracks/sources. I have successfully ...
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1answer
1k views

Differences Tamron f/2.8 28-75 / 24-70

I'd like to buy one of those two lenses for filming with a EOS 600D: Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD I am aware of the following ...
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2answers
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Premiere Pro doesn't play AC3 audio stream from .MTS file

I have video clips from two cameras. They were recorded in AVCHD, which I've imported as .MTS in Adobe Premiere Pro. The clips taken from one camera works fine. The others don't play audio. I've ...
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1answer
85 views

Making lenses (water and dust) splashproof?

Some lenses are build splashproof, while others aren't. What is the least expensive method to make a lens splashproof which is not splashproof?
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1answer
3k views

Premiere Pro sequence adds black stripes on both sides of the video

I'm trying to edit a footage video with Premiere Pro CS6. The raw file is 1920x1080 HD shot with a wide lens camera. So I created a new project in Premiere Pro and I made a custom sequence using ...
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2answers
206 views

Name of the software used for the given animation

Which software has been used to produce the Wildebeest animated short by Bird Box Studio? It can be seen here.
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2answers
124 views

Little skip in webm videos joined with mkvmerge

I've donwloaded some youtube videos that I want to join. I joined them with mkvmerge, but in the joined video, there are ~5 seconds skips (in VLC the second counter stops and then jumps 5 seconds) at ...
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1answer
570 views

After Effects - Element 3D: Text arranged in a circle/ring form

I needed to dispose/arranged (sorry for my bad english) a letters extruded with Element 3D plug-in in After Effects Like in this fast example: http://gyazo.com/64767e7c198b8763ac9225eda1b788ad I'm ...
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0answers
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Software to allow video presenter to draw directly on the screen [duplicate]

I'm currently enrolled in a coursera.org course which has the presenter standing in front of the camera with a completely black background behind them. While presenting, he would drop directly on the ...
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2answers
247 views

FFmpeg encod set of time stamped images as Iframes

I have a set of images that are in time stamped order ( the unit is seconds ) but not in a set interval 012.png 017.png 024.png etc. How can I encode them so that each image is an Iframe at that ...
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3answers
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Smoothcam filter vs Warp Stabilizer

To smooth out shaky footage I want to know which of the following apps is the best: Final cut Pro X Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Adobe After Effects CS6
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1answer
258 views

FFmpeg clarification “position of frame”

Sample output [Parsed_showinfo_0 @ 0x7f9a3b600000] n:0 pts:0 pts_time:0 pos:194408 fmt:yuvj420p sar:0/1 s:1920x1080 i:P iskey:1 type:I checksum:072007CF plane_checksum:[AAFB805D 153EE2B8 65C9A49C] ...
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1answer
376 views

How to convert HDV to dvd full resolution 640 x 480?

I have some content recorded in hdv, which is anamorphic. I only recently came to understand what that means exactly. Concerning the video size, it is 1440 x 1080, but the pixels are not square; they ...
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2answers
250 views

Cannot mark my video with CC SA licence because Youtube Content ID found 3rd party soundtrack which itself is CC SA licensed

It seems, I'm in a catch-22 situation. I took a song from Free Music Archive website. I was careful to find a song which does not contain No-Derivatives rule. The licence of the song says: ...
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2answers
218 views

Projecting slides on a large screen from 40 feet

I have a few small projectors for small rooms, but I'm finding that these do not work well for pushing light to a larger screen further from the point of projection. In looking for possible ...
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2answers
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Are Mini DV and Digital 8 considered film?

MiniDV is using magnectic tape as storage and use the discrete cosine transformation compression technology. Does the use of magnectic digital tapes no more film?
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1answer
2k views

Avidemux “too short” error

I'm trying to encode clips with x264 in avidemux. Problems come when I set video length to 10 seconds while I resample output to 1 fps (without changing duration): avidemux report "Too short" error ...
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1answer
492 views

Premiere CS6 hanging on ExporterAVI.prm after an upgrade from Vista 64bit SP2 to Windows 7

How do I fix Premiere CS6 hanging on ExporterAVI.prm after an upgrade from Vista 64bit SP2 to Windows 7? It hangs indefinitely but was working fine before the OS upgrade. No unusual CPU usage or ...
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1answer
108 views

Black and white DSLR video quality

I'm trying to achieve this kind of look on a video I'm shooting In particular the black and white shots. So far my results have been radically different; my video is ...
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2answers
110 views

QuickTime File Format (Atoms & Flags)

What is the purpose of Media Atom 'flags' within the QuickTime videos, I see for the most part they are set to zero but what does this achieve? Documentation I am reading is the following: ...
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1answer
118 views

Can i record continuously, keeping just the last N minutes?

I'd like to use a GoPro Hero2 or 3+ black to record video continuously, but want it to store only the last N minutes (or megabytes). Is this possible? From the manual, I believe no, but I probably ...
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0answers
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Image plane mark on Grass Valley Infinity

I'm working on a Grass Valley Infinity and for a specific application I need to know the image plane position (ie sensor position). But I can't find the image plane mark like this : So I have two ...
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1answer
194 views

Blocky video artifact problem on Canon 600D

When shooting video with my Canon 600D I get artefacts like the following in the pictures: (not throughout the whole video but only for a second and then its gone again, but comes back after a few ...
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1answer
157 views

What is the name of the device used in live action filming that includes information like scene, take and roll and has a part that can snap together?

What is the name of the device used in live action filming that includes information like scene, take and roll and has a part that can snap together? It can also include information like production ...
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0answers
318 views

How to detect which part of the video is using copyright audio on facebook

I am having a issue i.e: Facebook deletes the video uploaded by me and says It contains copyright audio. It is 6min video so how could I know which part is being aborted by Facebook. Thanks a ...
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2answers
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What is the name of a portion of video between camera changes?

Most movies consist of short portions, within which a picture is changing smoothly, but between which picture changes drastically. May be camera point of view changes or entire scene is replaced. ...
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2answers
962 views

Is there a program for automatic clip creation from scene detection/recognition result?

I want to parse a large set of movie/advertisement mixture in one video file, i.e. some hours of video, and separate not only movie and advertisement, but also split/cut different advertisements into ...
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2answers
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Actively Used and Developed Motion Capture Systems

I am looking for Motion Capture Systems that are actively used in the Movie Production Business. I am currently aware of Organic Motion and it's OpenStage2 which can easily cost about 40.000$. I ...
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2answers
556 views

Why does quality degrade so much if just cutting video with ffmpeg?

I have tried to cut video with the following command ffmpeg -i "Вспомнить все (Total Recall, 1990).avi" -ss 01:07:29 -to 01:08:05 fight.avi Output: Input #0, avi, from '╨Т╤Б╨┐╨╛╨╝╨╜╨╕╤В╤М ╨▓╤Б╨╡ ...
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1answer
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ffmpeg framemd5 format explanation

Does a frame consist of audio and video or just video? I am trying to verify if this can be used for confirming both audio and video data were successfully sent or if I need to handle the audio ...

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