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how to improve quality while editing video captured through CamStudio?

I used CamStudio Ver. 2.00 to create a recording of a region of my screen. I want to add annotations to it, but when I import it in Movie Maker, the quality is significantly degraded. I tried ...
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How do you install Adobe Production Premium CS5 on a different hard drive in windows?

Is there a way of installing Adobe Production Premium CS5 on a hard drive other than C:\? I tried changing the install path in the installer but after installing parts of the program don't work and it ...
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What sequence presets I must use with a GoPro and Adobe Premiere Pro CS 5.5?

I use a GoPro which output is mp4 files. I want to edit these movies into Adobe Premiere Pro CS 5.5. I'm a little lost about sequence presets to use. I've got the choice between Digital SLR, AVCHD, ...
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How do I render each time increment on Premiere Pro CS5/6?

I want to write a script that automates rendering in a way that each, say, 30 seconds of a longer video becomes a separate video file. How do I approach this without having to manually highlight and ...
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Video files compatibility for Adobe Premiere pro CS4

I have Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 in its basic settings. I am trying to merge some .AVI files that a friend shot on his digital camera. The videos play perfect on Windows Media Players and on other ...
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How to re-transcode sequence Encore CS4?

A short while ago I made an Encore project from my Premiere CS4 project and spent some time sorting out the menus, credits and timelines, etc. I then told Encore to build the project, which of course ...
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How to make a vehicle number visible?

Due to all the lights in the video the vehicle number is not visible. The video was captured by a CCTV camera. In the video the car comes close enough to be able to read the vehicle number if it were ...
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Can you mask a parent null object in Adobe After effects?

Is it possible to create one mask or track matte mask on a parent null layer that applies to all child layers? Only way I've figured out is to apply a track matte to every layer I want masked which ...
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Name of the software used for the given animation

Which software has been used to produce the Wildebeest animated short by Bird Box Studio? It can be seen here.
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Differences Tamron f/2.8 28-75 / 24-70

I'd like to buy one of those two lenses for filming with a EOS 600D: Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD I am aware of the following ...
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Avidemux “too short” error

I'm trying to encode clips with x264 in avidemux. Problems come when I set video length to 10 seconds while I resample output to 1 fps (without changing duration): avidemux report "Too short" error ...
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Film vs digital - telling the difference

There is an ongoing movement for movies to be recorded in digital instead of film. If I'm watching a movie at home on a 1080p HDTV and a bluray player, could I see the difference between something ...
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Application for Screen-casting for Macintosh

I need to make a Screen-cast. This is, I need to capture my screen and audio from my computer and then after be able to edit this video. Then I need an app for Macintosh. Since I just need to do ...
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After Effects - Element 3D: Text arranged in a circle/ring form

I needed to dispose/arranged (sorry for my bad english) a letters extruded with Element 3D plug-in in After Effects Like in this fast example: http://gyazo.com/64767e7c198b8763ac9225eda1b788ad I'm ...
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About film making techniques

I have developed a big interest in film making recently (I hope it isn't a fad). I am interested more in the technical side like cinematography, editing, lighting etc than acting, direction etc. I am ...
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1answer
312 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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Making lenses (water and dust) splashproof?

Some lenses are build splashproof, while others aren't. What is the least expensive method to make a lens splashproof which is not splashproof?
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Premiere Pro doesn't play AC3 audio stream from .MTS file

I have video clips from two cameras. They were recorded in AVCHD, which I've imported as .MTS in Adobe Premiere Pro. The clips taken from one camera works fine. The others don't play audio. I've ...
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Premiere Pro sequence adds black stripes on both sides of the video

I'm trying to edit a footage video with Premiere Pro CS6. The raw file is 1920x1080 HD shot with a wide lens camera. So I created a new project in Premiere Pro and I made a custom sequence using ...
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FFmpeg encod set of time stamped images as Iframes

I have a set of images that are in time stamped order ( the unit is seconds ) but not in a set interval 012.png 017.png 024.png etc. How can I encode them so that each image is an Iframe at that ...
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1answer
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Help with a Video streaming a Meeting and archiving it in HD using 1 camera

The Setup Sony Camcorder connected to IMAC via firewire And a PC via Component cable to HDMI on the PC Imac records Hd video using IMovie and a 2TB Harddrive Pc Streams using DaCast to Flash encoder ...
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What are some good accessories for a DSLR video recording setup?

I have a DSLR that I've started using for video recording and I'd like to buy some accessories for shooting video. I know this could be subjective, but it doesn't have to be. I am looking for ...
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1answer
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Software to allow video presenter to draw directly on the screen

I'm currently enrolled in a coursera.org course which has the presenter standing in front of the camera with a completely black background behind them. While presenting, he would drop directly on the ...
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1answer
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Ken Burns Effect. - Software Recommendations

I am using Windows 7 and trying to find a right application to get advanced features of the "[Ken Burns effect]", like pan and zoom. Unfortunately Photostory version in Windows 7 is not able to get ...
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Typical size of one hour long mp4 video

What is the typical size of a mp4 video, size 1280x720 encoded by ffmpeg libx264, and lasts for one hour? Currently my file is around 700Mb, is it too much?
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How can I create an effect of pictures like an album

I am using Vegas Pro 10 and I can't find a (good) way to make pictures flying through the screen. Well, it's a little bit difficult to describe but what I am thinking of is a screen, where you can ...
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Smoothcam filter vs Warp Stabilizer

To smooth out shaky footage I want to know which app is better. Final cut Pro X Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Adobe After Effects CS6 First question is, which is 'better', the Smoothcam filter which is ...
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Cannot mark my video with CC SA licence because Youtube Content ID found 3rd party soundtrack which itself is CC SA licensed

It seems, I'm in a catch-22 situation. I took a song from Free Music Archive website. I was careful to find a song which does not contain No-Derivatives rule. The licence of the song says: ...
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FFmpeg clarification “position of frame”

Sample output [Parsed_showinfo_0 @ 0x7f9a3b600000] n:0 pts:0 pts_time:0 pos:194408 fmt:yuvj420p sar:0/1 s:1920x1080 i:P iskey:1 type:I checksum:072007CF plane_checksum:[AAFB805D 153EE2B8 65C9A49C] ...
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How to convert HDV to dvd full resolution 640 x 480?

I have some content recorded in hdv, which is anamorphic. I only recently came to understand what that means exactly. Concerning the video size, it is 1440 x 1080, but the pixels are not square; they ...
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Projecting slides on a large screen from 40 feet

I have a few small projectors for small rooms, but I'm finding that these do not work well for pushing light to a larger screen further from the point of projection. In looking for possible ...
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2answers
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Are Mini DV and Digital 8 considered film?

MiniDV is using magnectic tape as storage and use the discrete cosine transformation compression technology. Does the use of magnectic digital tapes no more film?
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Why is Adobe Media Encoder so slow?

I have a 2.5 hour corporate event that I edited in Premiere Pro. There are AE clips, sound, imported video, the works. When I run it out to AME, the source resolution is 1440x1080 and I am ...
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2answers
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QuickTime File Format (Atoms & Flags)

What is the purpose of Media Atom 'flags' within the QuickTime videos, I see for the most part they are set to zero but what does this achieve? Documentation I am reading is the following: ...
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1answer
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Premiere CS6 hanging on ExporterAVI.prm after an upgrade from Vista 64bit SP2 to Windows 7

How do I fix Premiere CS6 hanging on ExporterAVI.prm after an upgrade from Vista 64bit SP2 to Windows 7? It hangs indefinitely but was working fine before the OS upgrade. No unusual CPU usage or ...
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1answer
586 views

Error while opening encoder for output stream #0:0 - maybe incorrect parameters such as bit_rate, rate, width or height

ffmpeg -i test.mp4 -acodec libvorbis -vcodec libvpx out.webm ffmpeg version N-57647-g1880294 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg developers built on Oct 30 2013 19:25:44 with gcc 4.4.7 (GCC) ...
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Black and white DSLR video quality

I'm trying to achieve this kind of look on a video I'm shooting ...
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1answer
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Can i record continuously, keeping just the last N minutes?

I'd like to use a GoPro Hero2 or 3+ black to record video continuously, but want it to store only the last N minutes (or megabytes). Is this possible? From the manual, I believe no, but I probably ...
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1answer
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Blocky video artifact problem on Canon 600D

When shooting video with my Canon 600D I get artefacts like the following in the pictures: (not throughout the whole video but only for a second and then its gone again, but comes back after a few ...
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1answer
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What is the name of the device used in live action filming that includes information like scene, take and roll and has a part that can snap together?

What is the name of the device used in live action filming that includes information like scene, take and roll and has a part that can snap together? It can also include information like production ...
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What is the name of a portion of video between camera changes?

Most movies consist of short portions, within which a picture is changing smoothly, but between which picture changes drastically. May be camera point of view changes or entire scene is replaced. ...
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0answers
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Image plane mark on Grass Valley Infinity

I'm working on a Grass Valley Infinity and for a specific application I need to know the image plane position (ie sensor position). But I can't find the image plane mark like this : So I have two ...
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0answers
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How to detect which part of the video is using copyright audio on facebook

I am having a issue i.e: Facebook deletes the video uploaded by me and says It contains copyright audio. It is 6min video so how could I know which part is being aborted by Facebook. Thanks a ...
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1answer
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Is there a program for automatic clip creation from scene detection/recognition result?

I want to parse a large set of movie/advertisement mixture in one video file, i.e. some hours of video, and separate not only movie and advertisement, but also split/cut different advertisements into ...
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1answer
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Why is rendered playback slower than my project?

I have a project that's 1280X720 @25 I do have clips in the project that are various resolutions, but this hasnt seem to be a problem. I render as the "Match the Project Settings" and everytime the ...
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1answer
36 views

Trying to add text to a video file and save it as an mpeg to be played in a slide show

I have been asked to create a slide for a viewsonic slideshow player that has a rotating diamond at the bottom, and "Your Diamond Store" above. I am having a hard time figuring out how to do this with ...
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2answers
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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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2answers
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Actively Used and Developed Motion Capture Systems

I am looking for Motion Capture Systems that are actively used in the Movie Production Business. I am currently aware of Organic Motion and it's OpenStage2 which can easily cost about 40.000$. I ...
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1answer
164 views

What's the best way to set up a live webshow with multiple Skype video inputs?

I'm running a small weekly live webshow with an investor on the other side of the planet. We are using Google Hangouts on Air, but it's not really great. What is the best system to set up for ...
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2answers
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Why does quality degrade so much if just cutting video with ffmpeg?

I have tried to cut video with the following command ffmpeg -i "Вспомнить все (Total Recall, 1990).avi" -ss 01:07:29 -to 01:08:05 fight.avi Output: Input #0, avi, from '╨Т╤Б╨┐╨╛╨╝╨╜╨╕╤В╤М ╨▓╤Б╨╡ ...

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