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Why processor is “better” for encoding than GPU?

I was reading this article and I saw that a CPU is better for video compression than a GPU. The article only says that happens because the processor can handle more complex algorithms than the GPU, ...
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I wish to make short clips for my website from existing Final Cut shows

I have made a number of videos in Final Cut Pro and would like to make some short clips of these as demos in my website. What is the best way to do this? What is the best export format? I have a ...
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Stock footage creative commons license

I'm making a travel documentary, and I'm missing a couple of shots of places which are quite touristy. E.g. Bikaner in India where there is a large red fort, the Nagour fort and Jodphur in the ...
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Lagging after render in Movie Maker?

I took a break from video editing for a while, but then I decided to come back and start again. However, every time I rendered the video, the clips suddenly wouldn't follow up with the music ...
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46 views

“Video Filter missing” in Adobe Premiere

Adobe Premiere 5.5 OSX I have a project I've been working on for a while, which has become huge It has some Adobe After Effects embedded segments in it, as "Dynamic Links." At some point I had a ...
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Dose Sony DVD Architect support Arabic subtitle

I would like to know if Sony DVD Architect support Arabic subtitle or no ? and If it support how can I import my subtitle to it . thank you in advance
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mistake importing footage

I am kind of new to video (1 year). When I import video footage into Premiere, I sometimes get duplicate clips. Only the long ones. I think I am not importing my footage correctly. Does it have to do ...
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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 ...
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Video with person 'writing on glass' effect

I'm trying to find someone who can make videos similar to one shown here: ...
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Configuration sufficient for HD video editing [closed]

I'm considering buying this pc for editing my HD videos. Do you think it will be powerfull enough for editing and rendering? Intel® Core™ i7-4790 processor 16 GB Dual Channel DDR3L 1.600 MHz 2 TB ...
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Please tell me which tool I have to use to create a video?

I want to create a video as in the link below, the effect I want to create is that of a camera moving over a collection still photos and briefly pausing on each one: Youtube Link to video - iit ...
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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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221 views

Duplicate layers X times and move 1 frame each time

I do a lightpainting video on After Effects (CS6 here) where I duplicate my layert to create continuous lines based on a moving light. I have a lot of comps to do and many layers to duplicate, then I ...
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Embedded HD video looks fuzzy on full screen but fine at Vimeo

Any idea as to why an embedded HD video would get fuzzy at full screen, but looks fine at Vimeo using the same full screen icon. Using the full screen icon on the video player window on this ...
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ConvertXtoDVD5 saying Project size is too big

Basically, I have a folder containing some video files, the entire folder, according to Windows, is 1.98GB. I am using ConvertXtoDVD5 with the plans of burning these files to a disc, the target size ...
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77 views

Video archive solution

We are a community TV station, looking to improve our video archive. Currently we archive our master files on external drives. But to make the archive easier to access, both for saving and re-using, ...
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27 views

Burn .mkv to a .dvd for playback on DVD player while retaining multiple tracks?

If I use a program like ASVtoDVD or ConvertXToDVD to convert a .mkv to a .dvd, and the .mkv has multiple audio tracks/subtitle, will the produced .dvd only have one of those, or will it retain more or ...
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105 views

How to deal with Youtube making videos 'pinkish'?

Often my videos that i upload to Youtube turn 'pinkish' when played there. And unfortunately Youtube allows to adjust Yellow-Blue ratio, but doesn't allow one to play with any other colour after ...
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1answer
359 views

Issues importing iStock comps into After Effects

So I'm downloading a placeholder video FLV comp from iStockphoto.com (right click, save-link as under any video preview). When adding the downloaded FLV to AE, it comes up with an import error, saying ...
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Premiere Garbage Mask Not Rendering Correctly

I am working on a Premiere project that will be exported for YouTube. At the end, there is a screen with two boxes in which I've placed clips of my previous videos. These will be annotations on ...
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2answers
34 views

How can I create Motion titles with fixed-length transitions?

I'm using Motion to create text overlays for a video that I'm editing in Final Cut Pro X. Each time an overlay appears on the video, it uses a transition to slide into view and to slide out again when ...
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1answer
38 views

after effects how to Zoom-in but keep same size (zooming and cropping)

I am using After Effects, i am zooming an image using two keyframes and the scale setting, but as i zoom in, the image gets bigger. I want the image to have the zoom-in but keep its assigned size. ...
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112 views

I'm having trouble scaling strokes in After Effects

I am new to after effects and I am having trouble understanding scaling shapes. I have an initial shape ( image 1 ) that I wish to expand and animate to a wider shape ( image 2 ). But as you can see, ...
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Closed shapes with Newton 2

I'm trying to simulate water filling up a closed sphere, but I'm having trouble getting Newton to recognize that my box is empty on the inside but has borders. It only sees my box as a solid object ...
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279 views

Orbits in After Effects

I'm new to After Effects and I might be asking about obvious stuff, but I searched this site and elsewhere and can't find an answer. Basically I want to orbit some points in a setup similar to the ...
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4answers
2k views

Selectively blur many but not all of the faces in a video

Shooting videos of Ninjutsu events. Top man insists that there are privacy issues as some of the participants don't want their faces to appear in the resulting video. Would really love to be able to ...
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Video noise and harsh shadows on green screen caused by feet

We have a recurring shoot where we continue to run into the same two issues. Our set consists of a medical exam table sitting on top of a green screen. The talent sits on the exam table and we record ...
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189 views

Footprint or breadcrumb animation

I'm after a very specific effect and I haven't found an effective way to accomplish it. Basically, I want dots to appear along a path and disappear over time. The dots should not move after they're ...
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1answer
23 views

Power for lav mic plugged into a Zoom H5?

I have a handheld Zoom H5 recorder and just ordered a lav mic (Voice Technologies VT4001). The Zoom's spec sheet lists its inputs as 2 "XLR/TRS combo jacks" capable of providing phantom power at ...
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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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Whats the best video camera for shooting weddings and Docs? [closed]

I was just wondering what would be the best professional Video Camera for shooting weddings and documentaries? I have a Canon 6D but want to invest in a prosumer camera that I can move around and keep ...
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57 views

Workflow for Adobe Premiere?

I'm new to editing. I'm from a photography background, using Lightroom. I've a set workflow for processing my images there, taking them from initially applying metadata, through triaging into folders ...
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1answer
26 views

Importing VOB from DVD results in squeezed image

When I import VTS_01_1.VOB into VirtualDub or Avidemux or try to play it with Media Player Classic, it plays in dimensions 352x576 (squeezed) which should clearly be 576x352. But when I play the file ...
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338 views

What is the most compatible compression/Codec to in Handbrake use for video that will be played in Chrome and Safari browsers?

I am going to re-sample a bunch of videos to be played through web browsers. (Current video is large, 3 MB for a 4s clip. Hoping to compress by 90%). Use: These videos will be played in a web-based ...
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1answer
40 views

How do I build a circle which serves as a particle attracter using After Effects Trapcode Particular?

I want all particles that I emitted to settle down on a circle shape after animating them in space. What would be perfect is to be able to draw a circle shape which works as a particle attractor after ...
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1answer
55 views

Need to reach a low data rate of about 1.5 - 2 MB/min (200 - 267 kb/s)

I am working on a project involving live streaming. My goal is to reach a data rate of no more than 200 - 267 kb/s when streaming. Is it possible to reach such low rate while keeping an acceptable fps ...
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How to losslessly encode a jpg image sequence to a video in ffmpeg?

I have a large set of jpgs that I want to convert to a video losslessly (or, at the very least, very close to losslessly as long as the encoding time isn't much higher than otherwise). Naively, I ...
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What is the ffmpeg filter equivalent of “Automatic levels” for colors?

Looking at the documentation about filters there seems to be a curve filter to manipulate color with the following presets: color_negative cross_process darker increase_contrast lighter ...
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4answers
160 views

How to remove an object (Tooth) in After Effects

I have a 5 second Video clip of our main Character smiling and when he opens his mouth we see that his tooth is gone. We have painted the whole tooth black but there is a shine on it and it doesn't ...
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469 views

Premiere Pro CC 2014 renders incredibly slow / Cineform

I created a movie with Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014 and I have serious performance issues when it comes to export the movie. The first 10% renders pretty fast and takes 1 hour. Then it takes for every ...
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2answers
727 views

encoding 4:2:2 in 10-bit with libx264

I believe that libx264 is now capable of doing 10-bit 4:2:2 encodings, but I can't seem to get it to work. I'm using ffmpeg (info below), and I've also tried the x264 encoder directly. I've tried ...
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How can I capture/convert HDMI from an HDCP protected input?

Basically the situation is I have a PS3 and I want to be able to split a lossless HDMI connection to my TV and something to a capture card. Using an HDMI splitter I can connect to the TV just fine but ...
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1answer
47 views

Equipment for video recording in a florescent lighted classroom

What economy equipment is needed to record an educational event being presented in a classroom under florescent lighting with no exterior windows? I am envisioning two hd-camcorders, each tripod ...
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4answers
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How to get FFMPEG to join non-sequential image files? (skip by 3s)

I have a bunch of images, that follow this pattern. 0001.png 0004.png 0007.png 0010.png 0013.png 0016.png 0019.png ... They're in the correct order, but FFMPEG ignores anything after the first ...
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2answers
191 views

1080p60 recording has very strong compression artifacts, default Neat Video not reducing them much

In attempting to record in the highest quality on a JVC GC-PX100 camcorder, I've been recording 1080p video. Unfortunately, viewing the video upon edit shows very strong compression artifacts, which ...
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1answer
32 views

Why are some of my videos I just uploaded to Youtube in HD and some aren't?

I recorded two tutorial videos using Hypercam, and then edited them with Windows Live Movie Maker, both of which exported "For High Definition Display"(or something like that), but when I uploaded ...
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Most-efficient inexpensive way to speed/slow video track to sync with audio track?

My machines are a few Android tablets (not the newest, but not too old either) as well as a Mac running OS X 10.9.5 (not about to upgrade the OS - long and irrelevant story why). Sometimes I do a ...
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4answers
262 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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0answers
12 views

how to make a video that shows data parsed from xml file or database?

i need to make a video that shows weather info that i get from either database or xml file, the video needs to take values automatically and show them in places in the video. what tool do i need to ...
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3answers
308 views

Do video formats support colour profiles?

Recently, I was reading a wiki, dedicated to one popular cartoon show and stumbled upon an interesting problem: From left to right: frames from the US iTunes, Australian iTunes and US iTunes version ...

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