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Best format (compression-wise) for Khan Academy Style video

I wanted to do very crisp (maximum resolutions/MB) videos that uses a style similar to Khan Academy (blackboard style with several stroke colors throughout the video, maybe a few still pictures here ...
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Exporting with transparent background in premiere

I exported a video that starts with fade in and it is transparent so when I put it in another project I won't need to add keyframes every time. The problem is that the video is "jumping" - watch ...
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Is there such thing as an unlimited point matte in Premiere?

Basically my problem is I have footage which I need to manually key. I need something like an unlimited point matte which would allow me to cut an actor out of a background by hand with no limits on ...
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17 views

Optimal brightness for multiple screens

I am currently editing a video, and I have three screen I'm testing the video with. One new and one older connected to my PC, and a larger 42" LCD. The new has a good brightness and color ...
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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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104 views

How to move a layer only in one direction?

Is it possible to just move a layer along one axis, eg x? I need to move many layers individually in a 3D space, but only along one axis. It would be much quicker if I could lock all axis but one, ...
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What's the benefit of using an external audio recorder compared to an internal one?

Lately, my friends have been prompting me to buy an external audio recorder. They said that the quality of the sound is way better. I have always been using the internal audio recorder of my DSLR. As ...
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in iMovie, does adding title at the start of a clip cuts the clip portion from there?

I am trying to learn iMovie and I have a question. Does adding title at the start of a clip cuts the clip portion from there? Scenario: Let us assume that i have a 50 seconds clip and I want to ...
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Calculating loss when converting from MTS to AVI using FFMPEG

I am using the following script to convert my MTS video to an AVI video: for %%a in ("*.mts") do ffmpeg.exe -i "%%a" -vcodec libxvid -s 848x480 -maxrate 4800k -b 4000k -qmin 3 -qmax 5 -bufsize ...
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3D composition shows up as 2D in main project view?

Camera [comp 3D] ellipse mask in z-axis layer1 2D layer2 2D layerN 2D The layers are aligned in the Z-axis along the ellipse, forming a 3D text by the layers. When I'm inside the ...
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From logged footage to clips

I've got 40 hours of logged footage. I created a new project for each tape, captured the tape, logged it with pen and paper, wrote in some metadata for the file. Now I need to go back through and ...
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Can't change Handbrake audio bit rate

I'm trying to compress video files using handbrake. While I'm managing to bring the video bit rate down, the audio bit rate is always at around 380kbps, no matter what I set in the audio settings ...
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wrapping circular black frame for video - how is this called?

when using magic bullet looks on a video it applies - alongside color corrections and such - a frame, some sort of wrapping mask thingy - a black outline for the video the gives the center a bit more ...
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What is the name of this type of treatment in video/audio?

I ran into an expression a couple of months ago to describe videos which involve audio that is very present, as a way to heighten the senses. An example of this can be found here: ...
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15 views

Composition shows mask instead of content

I have the following project layout: [null] [comp1] mask/matte texture When I'm inside the comp1 I see the content correctly. But in my main project view, I just see the mask(!) (black/white) ...
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Can I output video from my DSLR to a smartphone or iPad or laptop?

Pardon my ignorance on the subject; I have recently bought Sony A6000 to take video of my new borns. I have a question related to uncompressed output from this camera through HDMI. I know we can ...
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How to rotate a group of 2D layers around the midpoint in one axis only?

I have lots of point light layers aligned as a vertical line. Now I'd like to distribute the 2D-light-layers along an ellipse into the 3D space (probably the z-axis). How could I do this, without ...
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How to distribute layers along a path?

Is it possible to "distribute" layers along a path? I want to create lights along a text stroke path. I could of course align like 200 light layer elements on the path of the text letters manually. ...
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For a given bitrate, what video resolution is perceived as the highest quality?

I'd like to achieve certain approximate bitrate for video encoding. If I use higher resolution like 720p, I'll get more fine-grained image, but more encoding artifacts. If I use smaller resolution ...
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1answer
21 views

How can you automatically trim a new layer in After Effects?

I know there are short cuts (Alt + ] or [) when creating a new layer in after effects that will trim the layer to either side of the Current Time Indicator. The question is, is there a better way to ...
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1answer
27 views

How to apply track mattes to multiple layers?

I want to create a track matte/mask that is applied to multiple layers. The layers should not be precomposed! How could I achieve this, that I can just change the matte shape and this is reflected to ...
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3answers
81 views

Using ffmpeg to cut out a scene by original timestamp

I have a recording (a simple, unprocessed TS from my satellite receiver, not encrypted) that has uneccessary stuff at the beginning and the ending. I want to cut out the main feature now with ffmpeg. ...
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0answers
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Masking out the video background in Sony Vegas

I have a video and I need to mask out the background for it. A screenshot from the original video, credits to The Muppets Studio The video has been shot with a still camera on a steady background. ...
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1answer
41 views

presenter (speaker) change detection from a video clip?

I was wondering if there is an easy way to detect presenter (speaker) changes from a video clip. I have some presentation / panel / seminar type videos, and want to add markers whenever the speaker ...
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1answer
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How to link an FX property of multiple layers?

I'm evaluating an after effects plugin , which has an FX property brightness and similar. I have several layers on top of each other, each letting a portion of the others shine through. Now I want to ...
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24 views

How can I manage videos with OS X, iPhone and Sony Nex 3N? [closed]

I asked this question here but I find it is also relevant here. So let's take fresh: I have many videos in iPhone, many videos in Sony Nex 3N and I have Macbook Air laptop. My goal is to create ...
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How to let the path of a composition shine to parent layer?

I added some point lights that form a letter. Then I added an optical flare (AE plugin FX) with source type "track lights" to get light dots from the light layers. This works fine and looks as ...
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6k views

What are the key PC specs for best editing HD videos?

My wife bought a GoPro Hero3 for some simple home video: kids, holidays, etc. The problem is that some videos are not playing very well on our old PCs. We want to buy a new one for video editing. As ...
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1answer
36 views

Final Cut - split clip into separate clips

Is it possible to split long clips in several short clips? Now I can open clip in timeline and edit, split, delete, rename parts of clip. But when I go back to project how can I use sub parts of this ...
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FFMPEG Sync Audio & Video From Pi Camera & USB Microphone

Posted this in the Raspberry Pi community, but it got closed for being off topic. Reposting in the hopes that it is now in the right place. I am trying to stream low-quality audio & video from my ...
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1answer
21 views

How to mask footage video with text?

I want to make a footage video "shine" through a text, so that the letters serve as a mask and only what's inside from the footage will shine through. Also, 3D Camera movement should be possible ...
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0answers
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How to divide a large video file into smaller clips? (not manually)

I have a large .mp4 file (hours and hours long) and I want it into a many 3 minute clips. How do I do that? Doing it manually with an editing software would take ages. It there any automatic way to do ...
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2answers
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How do I add an effect on certain length of the original clip in Premiere Pro CS6 using Keyframes?

Example: I have a clip of 2 mins in my timeline and I only want to add blur effect to certain length (say 45 seconds to 50 seconds) of the clip.
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Hardware to consider for video editing [duplicate]

I would like to know which pieces of hardware are more critical when talking about video editing and rendering performance. I'm about to get a new laptop for a person who will be using Adobe Premier ...
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Exporting to .mov from premiere cc? queuing as .mxf?

I am trying to export an .mov video from premiere??? So i am doing this by going: File > Export > Media... Ok so I got Quicktime predefined in the dropdown then I select H264 from the drop down menu ...
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4answers
193 views

YouTube's 60fps runs smoother than games?

When watching a video on YouTube in 1080p 60 FPS the video runs very smooth and looks nice. When I play games on my PC with more than 60 FPS it does not feel as nice. Is there a difference between ...
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Fill shape layer with an image (after effects)

How can I fill a shape, with an image in After effects? For example, something like this: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bc/Europe_flags.png I found an answer somewhere that I need ...
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1answer
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Why does Adobe Premiere Pro modify original footage/asset files (e.g. mov)? (CS6)

Background: A colleague had given me a large 33Gb .mov for use in a project, I put this file on a backup drive. I made an identical copy of this 33Gb .mov file and placed it in a folder that I'd use ...
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1answer
27 views

How best to stretch an area of video

Using Premiere or After Effects, what is the best (or possible) way of stretching a section of footage. Basically I have some talking head footage that is too central, and want to shift the talking ...
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1answer
60 views

Canon T3i with Blackmagic Design Intensity to record plays?

My school's drama department wants to record their shows. As the school only has really old cameras, the recordings look like garbage. I have a Canon T3i but the recordings stop at 30 minutes. This is ...
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39 views

Editing software with a good textbook (Windows)

What are the leading editing tools available that also have good textbooks for them? I'd like to learn making videos based on Fraps footage: manage multiple audio tracks, cut/move pieces of audio, ...
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2answers
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Way to share HD multi-cam long media files to preview edits

I'm working with a team, we make some review videos for automobile/cars. There are in-car shots with 3 way multi-cam scenario, sometimes 1 out-car shot may come. We have 3 producers. There is no ...
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3answers
3k views

Can you link an audio track to a video track in iMovie?

I am editing a video in iMovie. The video file is independent of the audio file; the video file's audio is what the camera picked up, and the audio file is what our lav mic picked up. After carefully ...
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1answer
44 views

Gapless audio in video

It's possible to produce mp4/webm videos without sound that loop seamlessly, but if you add sound to the video with matching length it adds a noticeable stutter at the end, even if the audio is ...
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6answers
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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 ...
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2answers
24 views

Multiple Videos On Screen

I'm trying to get a whole bunch of videos on screen, playing at one time. The idea would be to slowly pan into the central video. Any ideas how this can be achieved? I'm using Sony Vegas Pro 9. I've ...
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2answers
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Can low quality video be manipulated to change the displayed time without being detectable?

A friend of mine is being accused for theft and the only evidence for that is a video camera of a nearby shop where he just passed normally. The time on the video matches. He says it's a set up. The ...
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2answers
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D5200 Color levels change through video

Im shooting video using nikon D5200, just a man speaking in a green background. The problem is that at the beginning of video the man is more "blue-ish" and as video progresses he becomes more ...
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2answers
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Is there a video type for vector animation?

Is there a vector-based video type, preferably open-source, so that an animated clip could be produced using "rules" instead of pixel-compression? This would mean lossless resolution-independent ...
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2answers
1k views

Is GoPro “Cam_Raw” a true RAW image format?

I've seen this post about what exactly "RAW" is. My question is about the GoPro Hero 4, which comes with the Protune option for "advanced controls". Is their "Camera_Raw" format a true RAW image ...

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