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High quality ogv files - possible?

I'm converting mov (or flv or mp4) files into ogv. Unfortunately, the programs I've been using (Miro, FFMPEG's ogv plugin) have terrible encoding that appears extremely fuzzy. Does anyone have ...
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1answer
41 views

Are there any recent 64-bit VFW screen capture codecs out there?

I'm currently editing some video screen capture recordings I did under Linux using recordMyDesktop (basically OGG Theora video files). Since there's currently no way to import Theora video into After ...
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1answer
40 views
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2answers
74 views

Ideal video format for Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is very slow in converting from MP4 to whatever it's using as its preferred/interim format. What is their preferred format, so I can convert to it using faster and/or GPU ...
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1answer
45 views

Record video and sound with backtrack

Here is my use case: I want to record myself (sound and video) when I play the trumpet to a backtrack. Now if I didn't want the video I would simply: record the backtrack with a DAW record myself ...
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0answers
416 views

Why does After Effects shear my last frame in a loop?

Following the short tutorial here to make a loop in After Effects using time remapping and the loopOut() expression I encountered some odd behaviour. In the tutorial it is mentioned that when this ...
3
votes
2answers
129 views

Fixing desync in a large, long video file

I've got some moderately large, compressed video files (~2+ gigs, over an hour long) from a few Open Broadcaster Software streams to Twitch.tv. All output files (including the twitch archive's export) ...
2
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1answer
54 views

Output file longer than source with ffmpeg

I'm producing several versions of a clip (320x180 24 fps and aprox 2Mbps) compressed with h.264 with ffmpeg using Avanti. Each version has different framerate. The video output has a slightly ...
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3answers
68 views

ffmpeg: Normalize audio in an avi file

Ι have an avi file that has different levels of audio. Is there a way to decrease and increase appropriately where needed the audio of my file using ffmpeg?
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2answers
241 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
2
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1answer
26 views

How do I create a lower third for a music video in After Effects?

How can I create a song information lower third title like those displayed on mtv videos? I want to present the singer,album etc with a nice background and animation. Are there presets of it ...
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votes
1answer
997 views

FCPX => DaVinci Resolve => FCPX color grading round trip

I'm trying to get my (non-graded) video from Final Cut Pro X through DaVinci Resolve 10.1 Lite, and back into FCPX for the last bits (audio, logos etc). The first part wasn't that hard, just export ...
2
votes
3answers
166 views

How to detect and extract words from audio/video stream

I have a video (or audio, I think it is not important) stream/file which does not contain subtitles. But it has clean english speech. Is it possible to detect and extract words from it. I don't need ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

What is the underlying difference between motion compensation and motion estimation?

I know that motion estimation has to do with calculating motion vectors, but where does motion compensation come into play. Can't we just do it with motion vectors, since, we are still calculating the ...
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1answer
32 views

Looking for free program that allows PiP, and cutting/splicing

I'm looking for a free program with no watermarks, that allows PiP, and cutting/splicing. Before you recommend VSDC, I don't like that because there's only sound on the preview, so to know when to add ...
3
votes
1answer
166 views

Merge MP4 with M4A

I have two files, one is MP4 file with video only and another is M4A audio file. What is the best and simpliest method of merging these two tracks in a single MP4 container? Is it possible to do this ...
2
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1answer
20 views

Is automatic switching of audio stereo balance while cutting between camera angles possible?

I'm about to introduce video in my podcast. There will be one main camera angle that show all the hosts as well as one angle for each of us. We are using individual microphones to be able to stereo ...
2
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2answers
586 views

How to change lightworks project frame rate?

I created a project with 60fps. Imported videos which are at 25fps (using eyeframe converter). Did all my editing, took me forever and exported the project. Again used eyeframe converter to get .mp4. ...
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votes
2answers
147 views

Negative SMPTE timecode drop-frame handling?

How are negative timecodes handled with drop-frame: Is the frame before -00:00:59:29 labelled -00:00:01:02 (symmetric), or Is the frame after -00:01:00:01 labelled -00:00:59:28 (regular)? Thanks.
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2answers
166 views

Adobe Premier CS6 'Unable to open file' coming from Cineform

I just transformed a MP4 file coming from my GoPro into a MOV file using CineForm studio. It works great in MAC. However, when doing the same on Windows, and transforming from MP4 to AVI, when trying ...
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votes
1answer
46 views

Codec genealogy / kinship: DivX, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.263

Yes, I know, H.264/AVC is here for everyone, and we're moving (slowly) towards H.265/HEVC, so why bother with these historic formats? Well, just because it's history. I admit my research has been ...
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0answers
40 views

What is a good wireless solution for video monitoring for BlackMagic Design Cinema Cameras?

We are looking for a video monitoring solution that is portable and used with the BlackMagic Design Camera. I found a link with devices that look great. ...
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3answers
34 views

Is it possible to install the Quicktime backend without getting the frontend?

Let's say, hypothetically, you really dislike Quicktime player and would rather not have it on your computer. However, for a little project you decide you want to use Lightworks. Upon installation, ...
3
votes
1answer
27 views

Scaling “Stroke” Effect “Brush Size” while scaling composition?

I've got a 100x100px composition with a Mask containing a Stroke effect used to animate the drawing of a vector. The problem I'm having is when I drop this composition into a larger one and attempt to ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

H264 framerate information?

Does raw H264 data (stripped from an RTP stream) contain information about the framerate? Or is the framerate derived either from RTP timestamps for stream reproduction or written the container files ...
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2answers
482 views

How do I automatically create burned-in subtitles in Premiere Pro?

I have subtitles for a video in .srt format and I want to use this create 'burned-in' subtitles in Adobe Premiere Pro. Is this possible to do - and how?
3
votes
2answers
244 views

How does MKV segment linking work?

I downloaded a file vid1 that is in C:\dir1\ which links to another file vid2 in a subdirectory C:\dir1\dir2\ and it works if I move that file to dir1 (so both files are in dir1). I figure that it'll ...
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vote
1answer
37 views

Batch splitting ProRes into equal-length segments

I routinely have to take ProRes footage and break it up into twenty minute segments of both ProRes and h.264. The computer I'm currently using to do this does has Premiere but not FCP. Any ideas on ...
2
votes
1answer
122 views

How to split MTS files?

I have a bunch of large HDTV .MTS files from a camera. I want to cut them in many parts, preferably with free software. How?
2
votes
1answer
58 views

How to achieve the short particle bursts in this gif?

I've tried to create the short bursts similar to this gif but I can't seem to get the exact effect. I'm using particle world in after effects. Another problem I'm running into is the texture has some ...
3
votes
1answer
134 views

Combine video and audio TS segments coming from HLS stream

Apple HLS streams MPEG-2 TS files containing video and audio data in packetized elementary stream format. These segments (.ts files) can be joined in order to build final video. Recent version of HLS ...
2
votes
2answers
251 views

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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0answers
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Avid Media Composer 8 - is it possible to edit two video sessions at same time?

I am editing multiple interviews of people and there is video, graphic and audio components that are shared between these different interviews. Is it possible to have two edit sessions running at ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

Import .flac to after effects cs6

How can i import a simple .flac audio file to After Effects ? I didn't find one single plugin/presets and answer at adobe site.
2
votes
2answers
54 views

Camera features useful when recording a live high school basketball game?

What features should I be looking for in a camera (typically found in cameras less than $1000) for shooting a high school basketball game? The intent is to use the video for "Game Film" type analysis ...
2
votes
2answers
98 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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2answers
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Does the Sampling Rate affect the syncing process to a video source?

I have recorded interviews using a point and shoot camera for the video and my android phone with Smart Recorder. The camera records in MOV and is uncompress with mono audio. Then I use my smartphone ...
3
votes
2answers
121 views

How to hold the last frame when using ffmpeg

I'm cutting/converting some videos with ffmpeg. What I'd really like is to be able to have the output hold the last frame for a few seconds (with silence for audio). Is such a thing possible? Or ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Mix Voice to Video without losing video quality

I have recorded video from Canon HFR 36 camera and recorded voice separately to computer using a clip on mic. (The video camera does not have mic input) Now I want a simple software to remove original ...
2
votes
1answer
68 views

GoPro 3 Black gets stuck in “>” Play mode when diving

I have bought a touchscreen backpanel for my GoPro3 black and whenever I take it diving, it switches to ">" play mode (the black triangle shows up on the front panel and keeps stuck there). I cannot ...
2
votes
1answer
83 views

Batch-importing images in sync with audio/markers

I am trying to create a sequence that displays hundreds of images in succession. I want the images to change according to the speed/mood/beat of the music that plays at that moment. For example, ...
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vote
1answer
40 views

Problem with colors of camstudio recorded video

I am using windows 7 and try to capture a video of my screen using camstudio 2.7. I am using camstudio lossless codec v1.5. The problem is that colors in my recorded video are inverted somehow. For ...
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1answer
14 views

How do I record decent sound during an interview?

I’d like to get a decent sound while recording a video interview (two people). What I have: Panasonic GH3 camera Tascam DR-40 Mk II sound recorder What I’d like: Get as close as possible and ...
2
votes
3answers
104 views

Which sensor is better for video, cropped or full frame?

I was watching a you tube video on cropped sensor and they the author mentioned that for video it does not really matter whether you use cropped sensor or full frame? Does the sensor size matter for ...
3
votes
2answers
154 views

What solution do you use to bring a udp, rtmp, … stream back into the hd-sdi format

As a small independent TV Station we cooperate with festivals and congresses which want to broadcast their content live. Most of the times these partners send me a webstream. Currently we have a ...
2
votes
1answer
87 views

Can I get Handbrake to apply additional filters such as brightness/contrast?

I have some scripts which pass video into Handbrake to transcode it for the web. What's the easiest way to apply additional filters for things like brightness/contrast? (ie. things not covered by the ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Record DVI Signal (SXGA)

I am trying to record a DVI Signal (SXGA) on a Mac (10.6.8). Do I need a scan converter for this ? If so, which hardware would be the best/easiest to use. Since it is 5:4, I also try to understand, if ...
5
votes
1answer
143 views

Is is possible to trim portions of clips in FCPX to save disk space?

I know that it's possible to selectively ingest in the import dialogue, but is it possible to delete "rejected" portions of clips once they've been imported, without deleting the whole clip? If not, ...
2
votes
1answer
50 views

Panasonic SDR-H100 Multiple Program Files

I have a Panasonic SDR-H100 camcorder. When I shoot videos, with stoppages, i.e. many clips, the videos are put into two different program folders within the sd_card folder on my SCHD. I was wondering ...
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vote
1answer
41 views

A way to create a moving graphic annotation

imagine I have a video of a car moving from right to left, and that I want to add a graphic annotation in a specific frame at a certain time. I would like that this graphic annotation, after I have ...

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