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Difference Matte Keying software

I would like to know if anyone out there knows of any free software, or software not as expensive as Adobe After Effects, that can do Difference Matte Keying? I have searched the web a little and have ...
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2answers
138 views

After effects rendering

I have a small problem with rendering.When i render with default setting my video size is more than 1 GB and i was using only 10 pics, some solids and 1 null object.Can you please tell me what setting ...
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221 views

How much is a good framerate for slo-mo recording?

As per the title, how much fps count should I be considering on a camera if I am looking to do slo-mo shots without framerate lag taking effect on video settings? On a side note, I don't know if this ...
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3answers
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Not able to play 13Mb video file

I have developed a video which approximates to 13 Mb.I try opening it with Windows media player or Nero.It tries to open but then the player automatically closes. Format is .avi What could be the ...
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0answers
45 views

How to use Pinnacle Studio 9 effects in newer versions?

I've created many HFX transitions to use in Pinnacle Studio 9 but newer versions of Pinnacle Studio(e.g. 12,14, etc.) does not support it. I need to stuck with 9 because I need those effects so badly. ...
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2answers
217 views

Visual equivalent of VST

What would be most similar in concept to VST effects but for visuals? In other words, is there a standardized interface for running VisFX on a video in the same way that one can run VST realtime ...
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0answers
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GPUs and software for FAST realtime VisFX?

This question obviously is highly dependent on specific VisFX's, so please answer IN GENERAL: In general, which GPUs/GPU families and software (Mac, Windows, Linux) COMBINATIONS are best for ...
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2answers
822 views

Upload a video to Youtube without losing contrast

I've been trying to upload a video to Youtube which had been created in Vegas Movie Studio HD 11 and rendered as an MP4 file. You may notice the text has become sharper and the watermark is now almost ...
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3answers
146 views

Camera shake produces ripple-like effect

I'm using a Kodak Zi8 at the moment, but I've noticed this effect on other cameras. When a camera is moving it occasionally produces fun house mirror-style effects. It makes things appear to stretch ...
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1answer
61 views

Mobile Tethered Video Shooting

I'm interested in purchasing a camera setup for video where I just "tether" a camera with realtime HDMI or USB output to a PC (a netbook) with a huge hard drive and shoot everything directly to the ...
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3answers
845 views

Audio from PA system to Camcorder

I've been asked to video tape a Q/A session with a speaker, and I plan to use my HD camcorder (http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-HDC-TM700K-Camcorder-Control-Internal/dp/B0035LD0EY). The issue is that ...
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1answer
60 views

Recorded video changes dimensions while play

I have recorded a video of a blackberry simulator using Cam Studio and i use Nero for playing. I used fixed region dimensions of width 454 and Height of 762 inorder to capture simulator dimensions to ...
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2answers
2k views

Adobe Premiere Pro Says Exporting, No File Produced

I have a 1440 x 1080 sequence that I'm attempting to export in Premiere Pro, in the Export | Media... dialog I've tried a bunch of settings but each time I click OK the exporting status bar pops up ...
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3answers
338 views

Simple Video Editing Tool?

Can someone suggest free tools for video editing and video making? If you can include the feature much better. Hope to be able to get some of your advice. I need it badly. I am really not into ...
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2answers
78 views

What software do I need to convert a DVD to common formats? And what are the recommended formats?

I need to rip a DVD (product instruction manual for my company) and convert the files into common formats for users to download and play on their computers. I was planning on offering .MOV, .MP4, ...
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1answer
13k views

How can I crop a section of the video screen in Premiere Pro?

Hi I've taken a 1080p screen recording on my desktop but only want a specific crop of the actual recorded screen in the final video. How can I do this in Premiere Pro CS4?
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1answer
83 views

What software was used to create this stylized screencast for Disqus 2012?

I am making a video and want to have a stylized screencast like the Disqus 2012 video: https://vimeo.com/43917945 What software is used to create these sorts of animations?
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1answer
103 views

What is the current status of rolling-shutter-free CMOS sensors on the market?

It is now common to have CMOS pixel matrices inside DSLRs and video cameras. However, when acquiring movies, these sensors suffer from artifacts known as rolling shutter effect, since they are due to ...
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1answer
189 views

What is the difference between mkv and mp4 files?

I don't know if this is the correct exchange site to ask this question. I would like to know what is the difference between mkv and mp4 files?
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2answers
92 views

Video capture device for senior citizen

My father has a large collection of video tapes that he wants to transfer to digital format. He's brilliant, but getting up in age and I'm finding that he is having an increasingly harder time with ...
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2answers
5k views

How do I recover truncated AVI/DV video?

Short version: I believe I have truncated but otherwise valid AVI/DV files that won't play in any player I've tried (Adobe Premiere, MPC HC, VLC). I assume the stream data is intact but truncated, and ...
0
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2answers
444 views

Opteka CXS-2 vs Glidecam HD-2000

Recently I have been looking at a lot of reviews of these two video stabilization products and now I simply can't make up my mind - which one is better for me, which one should I buy? I mean, the ...
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1answer
240 views

Does my macbook display port support video input?

I have been reading through all these resources here and here . But, I dont have my answer. My question is simply, can the display port on a mac take video input source ? More Details : I have 1) ...
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1answer
99 views

Canon xf105 blending frames at 24p?

I just finished shooting some film on a Canon xf105 in 1080p24 on the 50mb/s setting with a shutter of 48. Every few frames it seems to be doubling the image, reminds me of deinterlaced blended frame. ...
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1answer
2k views

How to create a new stereo mix from one channel in Premiere pro cs5.5

I have a video with stereo audio, but one channel is completely silent. So the audio only plays on the left stereo. How is it possible to duplicate the left channel and create a new stereo mix for the ...
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1answer
217 views

Very simple question: converting DVD/VOB to (say) AVI

I recently converted an old 90-minute VHS to DVD. I then copied the DVD files onto my PC: VIDEO_TS.BUP, VIDEO_TS.IFO, VIDEO_TS.VOB, VTS_01_0.BUP, VTS_01_0.IFO, VTS_01_1.VOB (1GB), VTS_01_2.VOB (1GB), ...
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1answer
81 views

How does the “AUTO TAKE” feature on the Panasonic WJ-MX12 work?

How does the “AUTO TAKE” feature on the Panasonic WJ-MX12 work? Also, what is the purpose?
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1answer
502 views

How to create a rolling ball with Python in Blender?

My friend told me that you could create games in blender and it has an game engine in it. Now I want to do some simple things with blender such as rolling ball, the topic now in this question. ...
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2answers
347 views

How do I create a zoom transition in Premiere Elements 9?

Could you tell me how do I zoom in Adobe Premiere Elements 9? And I mean a slow zoom transition, not a non-transitioning zoom that "jumps" into zoom from one frame to the other. Thanks
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2answers
117 views

Video Capturing Cards - What to Buy on the Cheap for HD Quality?

Im new to the video and capturing world. I want to give you the setup. We will be filming a event with three or two cameras. Then pushing this video to a webserver and stream it live. We will be ...
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1answer
410 views

What are the audio production capabilities in Sony Vegas Pro because I see mostly plug-ins only?

I have read that from the NLE video editors Sony Vegas Pro is better than the competitors in terms of the audio editing capabilities. But using it there still seem to be a limited set. Mostly the ...
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6answers
5k views

Adding a time stamp to a video

Anyone know of a program that will add a visible date and time stamp to a video file? Preferably, I can just put in the start time of the video and it will just keep incrementing the time as the video ...
4
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3answers
1k views

Can Sony Vegas Pro be used or compared to the output produced by Final Cut Pro for professional use?

I am a PC user and use Sony Vegas Pro. I really like it for editing purposes. I do not like Adobe Premier or Avid which work on Windows and believe that the top 3 tools are AVID, Sony Vegas, and ...
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2answers
67 views

Editing AVCHD on older XP host?

I just bought a Sony camcorder that records videos in AVCHD. I only have a modest, older XP host with an Athlon 64 X2 5200+ and 2GB of RAM. It looks like I should first convert the AVCHD files into ...
4
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1answer
174 views

Fixing a badly telecined 8mm film digitization

I had some old 8mm (16fps) and Super-8 (18fps) film transfered to HD video (1080p30). Since the video is 30fps, they telecined it, duplicating frames. The telecine pattern (from looking at the video ...
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2answers
417 views

How to record a video of computer screen movements

Can someone suggest good softwares for making a video tutorial of computer screen, like is done on most computer tutoring sites? I am looking a software that can capture a video of my blackberry ...
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3answers
542 views

After Effects - How do I create animated coding

Are there any tutorials on how to create animated 'coding', where it looks like code is being typed in? I want to do something similar to this: ...
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1answer
962 views

Which Text falling and flipping animation preset or plugin is used in after effects

If you open this video on vimeo. Then fast forward to 00:56 on the timeline you can see a text animation where the blocks of text appear like there are being flipped and falling. I want to know what ...
2
votes
1answer
156 views

How can I create this 3D text video presentation?

I don't have much clue about 3D modeling or Animation. I'm good at programming & Graphic designing though. Thing is I want to do something like shown in this 15second video: ...
3
votes
1answer
771 views

How to create a ragdoll effect on a human?

I make an action(combat) short-length film and I use After Effects and 3DS MAX to edit it. I want to make a battle scene where the one guy hits another guy and the second one is thrown away like a ...
2
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1answer
105 views

Exam Question - end-to-end delay from video capture to video playout

Hi I'm preparing for my exam tomorrow and I've come across a 17 Mark question which seems trivially easy, so I think I'm missing a key point giving the rest of this exam is fairly difficult. The ...
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1answer
144 views

How to critique promotional videos?

I want to start producing short promotional videos for products, services, events, etc. I figure the first thing to do is: Know how to find examples of 3-5 minute promotional videos, Learn how to ...
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1answer
76 views

kind of equipment used in this video

In the attached video, the camera films the crowd from above. How is this achieved? What kind of equipment is the camera equipped with? ...
3
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1answer
158 views

What are or where to find SDI record start/stop ancillary packet specification for Sony, Red or Panasonic

SDI video coming out of cameras can trigger the video recorder to start and stop via ancillary packets usually contained in the HANC space. I've found the ARRI specification for this packet in their ...
4
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1answer
2k views

Why is my video alternating between blurry and sharp?

I notice this on a regular basis while watching videos I've downloaded. The image will alternate pretty quickly between blurry and sharp and sometimes the effect is quite drastic. Below is an example ...
2
votes
2answers
184 views

Converting DVD to still images

I have a DVD. Its basically an hour long video that is just a collection of photos that rotate to a new photo every 5 seconds or so. What I am looking for is a program that will convert the entire ...
0
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1answer
25 views

Automated Commercial Recorder

I'm working on a project and one part of the project needs me to create an application that needs to record commercials from the TV shows. Basically people skip commercials, but in my case I need to ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

exporting .mov vr to multiple still frames

Ive got a quicktime VR in .mov format i need to strip the all still frames (in total there are 250) out of it and have them in as individual images, preferably pngs or jpegs. I was looking at using ...
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4answers
949 views

Exported MOV from Flash Pro with alpha channel doesn't retain transparency

I have an animation I've exported from Flash Pro CS6 as a MOV file with an alpha channel (ignore stage), and I want to do some editing in AE CS6. When I go to import the MOV as Strait-Unmatted, I do ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Premiere Elements “Debug Event”: Keyframe error

I have encountered a probable bug in Premiere Elements 10, and fortunately I've also found a workaround which is why I wrote my own answer below. But since I haven't been able to solve the underlying ...

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