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231 views

Is it possible to have stereo sound from an external mic on a Canon Vixia HF G20

I have a Canon Vixia HF G20 and I cannot find anywhere in the manual about an external mic in stereo mode. The "advanced hot shoe" does support stereo and surround sound but through the Line In/Mic ...
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Do these encoding times seem about correct?

I'm using avconv to convert some videos, using the following commands (replacing {{inFile}} and {{outFile}} avconv -xerror -v fatal -i {{inFile}} -vcodec libx264 -pix_fmt yuv420p -profile:v baseline ...
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2answers
46 views

After Effects stroke effect doesn't play

In After Effects I am trying to apply the Stroke effects to characters as described in this video: My Screen: Although as you can see even just going at the middle ...
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16 views

Workflow for Adobe Story + Premiere Pro CC 2015?

I've been using both Adobe Story and Premiere Pro for a number of years now. Usually, once a script is finished, I'm done with Story and I don't open it again. I've noticed there is a "Story" window ...
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1answer
36 views

Trim the part of composition in After Effects along with its key frames

I want to trim a composition b/w the two Composition marker (1) and Composition marker (2): You see there are many layers with different key frames and I want to trim everything which lies in the ...
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0answers
31 views

FFmpeg map_channel and video

I have a file that has the following format (note the number of tracks and channels within each track): Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from 'a.mov': Metadata: major_brand : qt ...
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14 views

FFmpeg : Check if the aac bitstream is malformed or not

I want to upload few sets of videos on my server and later play them in the HTML5 video tag. But some of them are not playing. I checked the audio stream and video stream of the video, they have AAC ...
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2answers
115 views

FFMpeg Encoding and Core Usage

We have developed an application to transcode source .mov files into .ogg, .mp4 and .webm output. It is currently running on AWS EC2 instance g2.8xlarge. It is working (yay!). My question: Even ...
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49 views

Software advice to create animated sketches

I'm an industrial designer, using 3D CAD software to create my designs and Photoshop, Illustrator and inDesign, to create sketches & graphics, edit images, build presentations. The problem is ...
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20 views

Real time document straighener similar to Microsoft Office Lens or CamScanner but for video?

Office lens straightens pictures of flat, boards very, very nicely. Here's an example. Let's say I am teaching a class and I want to record what I write on the whiteboard as I explain it. Is there ...
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1answer
37 views

1080 TV (LG) but need to watch under 720 - how I switch?

I have a 42 inc LG (42LG70). I have a kodi box and need to make the setting into 720; I believe the TV works on 1080. How do I make the TV to switch to 720? My TV works but from time to time the ...
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2answers
221 views

Cannot render 16:9 video for youtube

I downloaded this YT video, and want to make it 16:9 in Vegas 10 pro. Here is my file settings: Template - HD 1080 24p (1920x1080, 29.970 fps) Frame rate - 29.970(NTSC) Field order - None ...
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5answers
548 views

Software for video cut automation / scripting

I am very new to a/v editing and need to automate a simple process. Basically what I need is a way for my mom to capture video from her camera and input a series of numbers like 1:02 1:30 1:55 2:34 ...
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1answer
131 views

How can I reduce the size of a webm to 2MB?

Let's say that I have a webm of XMB, and I want to resize it to 2MB in order too upload it to some websites. How can I do it? Is there a website? Can I downsize them in mass?
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1answer
30 views

is there a way to fix this through video editting?

I recorded a video on my phone using a different camera app and it ended like this: It feels like the video got split in to two if you can understand what i'm trying to say. Is there a way to ...
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0answers
11 views

Pentax K-R AE-L auto exposure lock not working manual and auto lens

I noticed a problem with my Pentax K-R video where the film is very grainy - I assume this is because it shoots with a high ISO setting which is set automatically. So, I want to manually set the ISO ...
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1answer
41 views

after effects - circular trim path

I have an animated circle shape layer with trim paths applied to it and the end percent animated from 0% to 100%. But half way through the animation, the circle path seems to close itself. How can i ...
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2answers
178 views

Interpreting 60fps to 24fps in Premiere Pro

I shot some footage on a Sony a7s at 59.94 fps so that I could slow it down in post to achieve a smoother camera movement. But when I interpret it to 23.976 fps in Premiere, it looks like it's ...
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0answers
33 views

AfterEffects Gradient Along Path

I'm trying to animate a worm-like shape from a coiled position to a more loose position in After Effects. I figured out how to make the vector line in After Effects and get it to do what I want, but ...
3
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2answers
59 views

Upscaling or downscaling videos

I was wondering, is upscaling from the videoplayer worse then upscaling the video during encode? For example, consider the original source of a video is 640 x 480. Which of the following will produce ...
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1answer
46 views

Ultralight image stabilizer

Recently I took a video in a remote cave. Thanks to my 320 lumen headlamp there was a reasonable amount of continuous light for my DSLR, but the shaking is just too strong. The image stabilization in ...
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1answer
29 views

License Plate enhancement from video

I have a high res video where I'm trying to get the license plate off a black range rover that was used for a robbery. If anyone has special skills that could get some digits from the plate, it would ...
1
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1answer
65 views

Do I need an STM lens for face detection live video with Canon?

I bought a Canon EOS M to shoot video, mostly talking heads stuff so I simply set to the camera to AF Face tracking and had no problems. I recently purchased the DSLR lens adapter and the cheap Canon ...
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3answers
125 views

What's the minimum software for reliably live-streaming a conference?

With a DSLR's HDMI-out feeding into a Mac, what's the minimum necessary software to do a live web broadcast from a conference? UStream is $99/month and up. YouTube has a live streaming service, but ...
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1answer
61 views

Wireless focus for the Ronin-M

I've recently purchased a Ronin-M and have been shooting a good bit of run-n-gun projects with it. But the biggest limitation I've found with it is focusing, so I've started looking around for ...
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2answers
76 views

How to mount microphone and recorder on the DSLR?

I keep reading that for proper sound you should use an external recorder like the Zoom H1 or H4N with your DSLR. Until now, I was only using an external microphone, namely the Takstar SGC-598, without ...
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1answer
48 views

How to live stream 4 cameras to a flat screen TV

I wanted to live stream different views from 4 cameras at the same time on a flat screen TV or monitor. What materials would I need for such a project. I have seen home security surveillance setups in ...
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3answers
63 views

How to remove little camera movements

I want to remove little camera movements from a video. Is this possible? I tried virtualdub with deshaker plugin, but it only works for shaking. Shooting position: bridge Weather: strong wind ...
2
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1answer
36 views

Need to learn about Video stitching

I need to start learning about video stitching. I have studied about this and have some knowledge that the video should be converted into image sequences, then image alignment is done [geometric and ...
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0answers
39 views

Streaming WebM on unsupported platforms (Safari, IE, etc)

I'd like to stream WebM videos to browsers that don't support it (like Safari/IE). I have no problem in converting the video to a supportable format (like MP4), but the encoding should be on-demand, ...
2
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0answers
46 views

FFmpeg pan filter and clipping

I have a file that has one video stream and one audio stream with 8 channels. I want to create a new file that will only contain the first 2 channels of the audio stream (no video). I can do this ...
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1answer
77 views

How to encode video to profile high using ffmpeg?

This is my first post here. I am in a situation where my original file is of profile High and transcoding profile is High10. I am suspecting that this is the cause my video is not getting played in ...
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4answers
621 views

Minimal working frame rate for H264 codec

When making a video from single image files whereas each image file should be visible for about one second, it does make sense to encode a video with an extremely low frame rate such as 1 frame per ...
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0answers
22 views

Getting inspiration for a first short film

I have a large amount of photo and video kit, and have always enjoyed casual photography and videography. I really want to make a short film, just for the sake of it, for the enjoyment of the ...
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1answer
36 views

How to fix fragmentation when rotating a shape in AE?

Working on a caption animation and after rotating my arrow it left a strange fragment, almost like a stroke that got left behind. I'm looking at the white line on the top arrow: I've tried finding ...
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0answers
5 views

Sony Vegas - Repeat a shot on an axis when panning

I'm pretty new to video production and I'm doing a few music videos for an underground rapper and he wanted me to recreate an effect seen in this video, a good example is from around 1:09 to 1:11. As ...
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0answers
32 views

Video transitions and filters - how to create custom ones?

I am wondering if there is a possibility to do custom video transitions or filters. Like the video spiraling out, little squares appearing, circling out or something like that. Wiping the video out ...
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3answers
67 views

Blotchy, pale, reddish skin

My skin tone is reddish and pale. It seems even moreso in front of a video camera, where I'm recording some lectures in front of two lights and a black backdrop. Also whereas looking in a mirror it ...
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0answers
9 views

Good way to let user choose the denouement of a video?

I built a little video using 3ds max and Maya. In this video, 3 little boxes appear on the screen horizontally. What I want is to let the user (in front of the screen) to swipe any of the boxes. ...
3
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2answers
62 views

Smartphone vs camcorder

Okay, so I'm a young A/V tech, and I'm looking into picking up some equipment for video recording. The guy who is mentoring me said that for the kind of work I do, which is primarily speaking events ...
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0answers
11 views

Which streaming protocol supports one way video sending

Which streaming protocol supports one way video sending? As I understand ONVIF, RTSP requires video consumers to connect to the camera and request for streaming, while I need to bypass NAT problems ...
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1answer
65 views

How do I get screen captures from VLC to import properly into Premiere?

I recorded my screen in VLC, and I saved that file as an .mp4 on my desktop. I can open and play the recording just fine, but I can't seem to import it properly into Premiere. Have you ever seen this ...
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1answer
20 views

ffmpeg multi quality conversion?

is there any way in a one line of command i convert mp4 file to ts ,but with 3 different quality as output files ? for example 480p 720p 1080p ? Regards,
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3answers
102 views

Detect GoPro camera model from MP4

I have raw video file named GP010661.MP4, which seems to be taken with GoPro. Is there a way to detect the exact GoPro camera model and mode used for this video? This is the the output of ExifTool: ...
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0answers
51 views

Play a .g64 file extension

A legal friend of mine received a file from a colleague with a .g64 file extension that she needs to view. My searching indicates that the .64 file extension is some form of proprietary security ...
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2answers
518 views

FFMpeg and HLS, videos need to load in their entirety before they start playing

I am using ffmpeg to generate a segmented list of files in order to stream them to an iOS app. The list of files is generated fine but when it comes time to play them, the video needs to be downloaded ...
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0answers
12 views

beginning of old VHS tape unreachable

I was recently given a 27-year-old VHS tape to transfer. While I'm happy that most of the tape is transferring smoothly (right now), the beginning of the tape is inaccessible. The player's ...
2
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2answers
267 views

Are there any free ways to increase the framerate of a video?

Suppose I have some footage at 30FPS that I'd like to have a copy at 60FPS with tween frames generated by interpolation (at this point I don't care too much about potential quality or artifacts.) And ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

Color calibration with a color chart

Even if I set up a custom white balance in my software (with the traditional way to do it, using a grey card or white balance card, etc.), sometimes the colors are not exactly like I would like. I ...
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0answers
36 views

Losing audio in re-encoding with ffmpeg

I have some DVDs I want to save MP4s from. The video files are VOB files. I can play them if I change the extension to .mp4, but I can't use the seek bar in Windows Media Player. Also, the files are ...

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