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Focusing away from Premiere causes playback crash

I've been using Premiere Pro since CS5 and am now using CS6. I have always had this odd bug where, if at any point while using Premiere Pro I switched to any other application on my computer (Mac ...
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2answers
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Resolving timecode errors when capturing in FCP from MiniDV tape deck

I'm having an issue capturing video on our Final Cut Pro (version 6.0.6) edit system when pulling in video from our MiniDV tape deck (via Firewire, linked via an Ethernet "extender"). We seem to get a ...
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1answer
530 views

How do I speedup encoding of a video that has just 1 static frame with ffmpeg and lib264 library?

I'm making mp4 (libx264 + aac) videos that have just one static image throughout the whole video. It's basically a narrated text with a nice background. The question I've is how could I speed up ...
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Why is Audio and Video out of Sync during recording?

I make a 30 second recording using a webcam on a laptop. When I play the .avi file afterwards, the audio and video are out of step. The sound starts arriving about a second after it should do and gets ...
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Is there any way to play corrupted .MOV video file

Today I recorded presentation I gave to my development team, part of this recording was screencast. Right after I finished, screen capturing tool that I used collapsed and I was left with corrupted ...
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How can I stream to a single channel, from multiple geographical locations?

We are looking at broadcasting a live 'roundtable discussion' between 4 or 5 people. We are after either a service which would allow us to stream from all of these 4 people into a single channel. Note ...
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2answers
3k views

Merge .ass-subtitles into movie

I produced a video which will include subtitles. The movie is edited in Premiere Pro and (currently) rendered to a .mov file. I've created subtitles with Aegisub which creates a .ass file in order to ...
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2answers
312 views

Possible to use sRGB as mp4 colorspace?

I have an mp4 using h264 that i'm using in the background of a website. It has to blend in with the background image. I've already created ogv and webm videos for firefox and chrome and these work ...
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1answer
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How to force ffmpeg to insert keyframe at first frame when downsampling a framerate of a video with x264 vcodec

I have a mpeg4 video at 25fps. This video contains just one static frame. I'm trying to downsample the frame rate to 1fps and convert the video to x246 (mp4). I ran the following ffmpeg command: ...
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475 views

How to create a x264 (mp4) video with the smallest size using ffmpeg that has just 1 image through entire video?

I'm creating narrated mp4 (x264+aac) videos for books. Each video has just the book's cover as the background. I wonder what would be the most effective way to create such videos with ffmpeg? I've ...
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Can I manually change an .mp4 to .m4v by changing the extension in the Finder (mac) or explorer (win)?

I need to change an .mp4 (h264, AAC-Audio) to an exactly same .m4v. Can I just rename it from "X.mp4" to "X.m4v"? By renaming, I mean clicking on it in Finder (Mac) or Explorer (Win) and renaming it.
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Advantage of converting GoPro video files with GoPro CineForm?

Having worked with GoPro cameras for a few years, I had originally ignored the GoPro CineForm Studio software. Probably out of the usual disregard for packaged software, but also due to it being ...
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How can I add fade in and fade out effects to a video?

I tried searching for freeware on Google which can do this. But I have not been able to find a software which clearly mentions fade in or fade out in its specifications. I wanted to have a scene with ...
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1answer
46 views

Video file playback issue

I have a 75.7 GB avi file that when viewed only plays ~ 2 seconds of video and then quits. How can I correct this issue?
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497 views

Want to Start 2D 3D Animation Studio

I am a newly retired person (40 years old). I always loved animation and have some experience in 3D modelling (using 3Ds max). Now after retirement I want to start my own freelance animated video ...
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1answer
176 views

How to monitor system sound and mic using Rode Podcaster?

Just set up my new Rode Podcaster and trying to figure out how to monitor both the mic and the system sound from my mac. Using it for podcasting, so I want to be able to monitor myself and the person ...
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1answer
459 views

How to export footage and burn a 16:9 PAL DVD for playback on television

I have searched everywhere and consulted many people yet no one seems to know how to solve this problem. I have created a large project in After Effects in 16:9 format: 1280x720 Square Pixels ...
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1answer
262 views

Clip quality severely degrades when imported into Premiere Pro CS5? (appears interlaced)

I have a clip which is 720p30 and plays back perfectly smoothly when opened outside of premiere. When I import the clip into premiere and play it back it looks awful: http://imgur.com/JHVbl If I ...
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0answers
38 views

How good is a DSLR video? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the minimum camera characteristics required to record a movie for cinema? Can one send Nikon D 3200 or Canon 550 D video to any major film festival (after ...
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2answers
239 views

Is it possible to record audio-responsive Quartz compositions along with the audio?

I would like to build simple Quartz compositions that respond in real time to audio. Once I've done that, how can I record both the audio and video into a single video file for upload to youtube? I ...
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1answer
57 views

What tool should I use to animate text on an EXTREMELY high resolution “screen”?

I need to make a video with extrodinary dimensions. The "screen" will have to be large enough to hold a very large amount of text and diagrams.... say 20,000 By 20,000 pixels. The text is going to ...
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2answers
202 views

How do I move (rearrange) the orientation of a video?

I want to crop the video at some position and move the part next to the part that wasn't cropped. (See image, it explains better) http://i.imgur.com/qhSZy.png
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1answer
164 views

Auto-Orient, Wrong Rotation on Last Keyframe in After Effects

I have an issue with the Transform | Auto-orient option. I does work in general but at the very last keyframe the object's rotation changes apruptly. How can I avoid that? I am using After ...
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1answer
167 views

Is it possible to alter the playback *preview* speed?

Is it possible to change the speed of Premiere's playback of the video without altering the speed of the produced version? Even if I could play it only 1.5x faster, it would mean a lot of time saved ...
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1answer
593 views

What does ALL-I mode mean?

I've started seeing this term mentioned in camera specs but have no idea what it means. It somehow relates to recording video. Can somebody please explain where does it come from and what it means? ...
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1answer
532 views

Blur effects on a transparent background leaves a black ghosting effect

If I add a simple UV sphere that emits white light, and in the compositor add a Fast Gaussian blur effect, then when viewing on a transparent background there is a noticeable black halo around the ...
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2answers
591 views

Mount a Camcorder on my Hat?

Aside from just gluing (or velcroing) the camcorder onto a baseball hat beak, is there something better? Would this type of thing work? ...
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2answers
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I changed the .mp4 extension of my video to .mpg and it still opens and plays fine (in VLC and in Windows Media Player). Why is this so?

I'm uploading a file to an external system that accepts only mpg or mpeg extension files. I had a mp4 file so I changed the mp4 extension to mpg and I was able to upload the file into the system. ...
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1answer
912 views

Should I just get a gaming PC for audio/video production?

I was looking around for computers aimed at AV production, and there doesn't seem to be many. It seems you largely have the option of SOHO PCs, business machines, or gaming machines. Is a gaming ...
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3answers
6k views

What's the difference between Behringer XENYX 1202FX and the Behringer Eurorack UB1202FX?

Behringer makes two mixers with preamps that look the same. One of them is Eurorack lineup. XENYX 1202FX (sometimes marketed as premium) EURORACK UB1202FX Here are the pictures: Could someone ...
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3answers
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Canon DSLR home-video. Need advice

I own a Canon 1100d/T3i with very decent lenses (85mm/f1.8 and 35mm/f2). I really like shooting movies at home with it as the depth of field and the clarity of the subject are really beautiful. The ...
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2answers
7k views

Seeking free and simple way to brighten a dark video

The title says it all. My video is too dark. I Learned how to avoid it next time (after the horse had bolted). Is there anything I can do to lighten it up? Preferably freeware and not to complex. THe ...
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1answer
232 views

Unable to render file larger than 4 Gigs in Sony Vegas 10

I have wasted over 8 hours trying to figure out what is wrong my program. I am trying to render a 30 minute file in high quality HD using the Main Concept codec, but as soon as it reaches 100% I get ...
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1answer
55 views

Software to add text from file

I'm working on a daily video blog, currently creating them with Adobe Premiere Pro. I need an advice or an alternative software, because I don't find a way to add text (e.g. as titles) from file. I ...
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211 views

What is good software for building 2D parallax videos?

I am wanting opinions for the best software to put together 2D parallax video content, using flat images, etc. What do you suggest? P.S. Could not create the tags parallax or 2d (rep). Sorry for the ...
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1answer
42 views

Having problems with fade in

I have a video with an overlay that i need to fade in. When i add a crossfade it starts fully opaque and then fades out. The exact opposite of what i want to achieve. How do i reverse the crossfade ...
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1answer
44 views

Good place to learn about every option/button in Adobe After Effects?

In particular, right now anyway, I want to know what the following under Animation menu do: Track Camera Track in mocha AE Warp Stabilizer Track Motion Looking for a text-based explanation.
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How to change active camera in after effects ( or render a different camera )

I added a camera to my comp, however, when I render it uses the active camera, and not camera1. How do I Either make camera1 my active camera, or make it so that I can render out camera1
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4answers
319 views

Batch processing individual frames into video

I’m new at video editing… and hoping someone can direct me to the best software for my needs. Running on windows OS. I need to build a video from frames in tga format, convert them in different ...
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1answer
152 views

Why is after effects turning my Prores audio into white noise

I have some footage that I converted from red to prores444. I am able to view the converted mov in quicktime and the audio sounds fine. However, I when import it to Efter Effects, the audio previews ...
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1answer
237 views

FCP Editing: Timeline Footage Looks terrible in timeline & export its 4:3

Im having difficulty in final cut pro, My captured footage looks absolutely terrible on the timeline and when its exported it’s in 4:3 and looks squished, What is the BEST outcome I can setup with ...
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1answer
524 views

Cleaning tracked keyframes in After Effects

I'm new to After Effects and played with Mocha for After Effects a bit (which is v.easy to pick up) and was wondering: If I have a bunch of dense set of keyframes as a result of tracking, is there an ...
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1answer
50 views

Adobe Premiere CS6 search slidebar

CS6 has made it easier for me by making me have to use the keyboard to fast forward without having to hold it, but i preferred the control of being able to use the sort of slidebar. Does anybody know ...
3
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1answer
36 views

Automatically capturing stills from video presentation

I have a video training course supplied as AVI files. Most of the screens are shown as slides with a pointer moving around on them. I'd like to capture a screenshot of the slide automatically when ...
2
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1answer
234 views

Best way of presenting both 720p and 1080p screencasts

I record screencasts in 720p resolution, but would like to put up 1080p as well. This brings a problem: how can I record videos in 1080p such that they still look OK when scaled down to 720p? I've ...
3
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1answer
293 views

Prevent video stutter / lag in h264 on iPad

When the iPad stutters playing my video, it continues playing audio at a normal rate. This causes the video to go out of sync until the video can catch up. Is there any setting that triggers a pause ...
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2answers
1k views

Are there any wearable IP cameras?

I'm trying to find a wearable camera (to mount on a helmet, or on the shoulder) that support live-streaming video over a WiFi-network or the mobile phone network (HSPA or LTE) to a custom video ...
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1answer
115 views

Miro does not convert the entire file when converting to webm

I am trying to convert files from .mov to .webm with Miro on a Mac for publishing to the web with HTML5. The conversions go fine for about 75% of the file but then Miro does not convert the rest of ...
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1answer
82 views

Is it possible that the actual video resolution of the t2i/550d is not 1920x1080

I don't know if i'm doing something wrong or this is the way my camera (550d/t2i) works. It seems to me that the video is softer than it should be. To test this I made a picture and video using the ...
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2answers
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How can I transcode a PAL-formatted videotape in the United States?

A friend has come into possession of a VHS tape whose video is encoded in the PAL standard. He would like to play this tape back and record the output into some format that he can easily play back in ...

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