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Can I run this in one command line (ffmpeg)

I used this command ffmpeg -i thevideo.mp4 -c:a copy -vf 'drawbox= : x=0 : y=0 : color=invert:enable=between(t\,11\,39)' output.mp4 but it runs very slow. So, I took another approach, I copy first ...
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What is the proper workflow for slightly different framerates, i.e. 30, 29.97, 29.976?

Same curiosity applies for 24 and 23.976. My primary concern is loss of quality. I want to work exclusively in 30.000 frames per second; if I understand correctly, some software defaults to 29.97, ...
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ffmpeg: mute first 2 seconds in all audio streams

Looking to edit a blip out of the beginning of a video/audio file: How can I use ffmpeg to only edit the first two seconds of the clip so that there's no longer that blip in the audio? How do I ...
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How to view my project elements while working in a composition?

Is there a way to see other project elements when working in a composition to be able to align and synchronized the elements of the animation one with the others? When I open up a composition to ...
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Cross-dissolve in real time between end and start point of looping clip

I'm trying to achieve the following: I have a short movie clip that I want to loop for an indefinite amount of time. However, as of now, it doesn't particularly good every time the clip starts over ...
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Waving flag in After Effects from vector

Could anyone provide some insight on how to go about animating a vector flag (such as the one pictured below) to wave in the wind. Simultaneously, how could also animate what's "printed" on the flag ...
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share desktop to laptop to stream from laptop

I want to to stream from my laptop to lessen the stress on my desktop but I don't know how to share my desktop screen with my laptop to be able to stream my face as well as my game-play but I don't ...
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How to show a character in black and white mode with colorful background? [duplicate]

I want to show a character in black and white but the background/environment he reside remains colorful. I heard that through rotoscoping it will be possible. Is it correct? Could anyone please ...
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Can someone suggest a software for video format conversion for Mac?

I am newbie to this video world and have started using a Canon G7X to shoot video (I shoot casual video of my babies, family outings etc). Could someone help me find a good software which I can use to ...
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How to encode 60p MP4 video to play on TVs?

I have 60fps MP4 videos shot with a Canon G7x camera. They playback find on my laptop, however I would like for the videos to be playable on TVs that have video file playback capability (such as my ...
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FCPX Crashes again and again

I was working on a project in FCPX. Suddenly it crashed. After that the library on which I was working is not opening. Whenever I try to open it it crashes again. It was my 2 weeks of edit. How can I ...
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Is it right time to buy 4K video camera?

I want to casual shooting (family, travels etc.), but I do not want to sacrifice the quality. Should I buy a camera equipped with 4K shooting? Is it the right time to buy a 4K camera or should I buy ...
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Old Camcorder needs Repair

I have a Canon H680 Hi8 camcorder that fell off a shelf many years ago and hasn't been used since. Now I want to use its optics in a low-budget live video system for my church. Basically, I'm ...
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Stock footage search service

Is there any service where I can describe stock footage that I need using human readable search terms and sentences and send out a search request to multiple footage archives at once, so I will not ...
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497 views

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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How to make a video presentation with the possibility to go to the next or the previous “video-slide”?

I've tried to make a Power Point presentation but I've to many videos and rendering inside so the presentation doesn't have a good portability and continuity. I would like to make directly a video, ...
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Adobe CC Post-Production Workflow (Story, Prelude etc.)

I've never understood the post-production workflow Adobe has designed. I understand the steps from the editing stage onwards (assume this is a large enough production to require all steps): ...
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Cannot export video file in correct resolution

I am following this tutorial on how to cut out audio from my video (I actually wanted to cut out just part of audio but i know how to do that so its not a problem) @ 2:55 the video shows a window ...
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Clip Library Management

Over time, as I've taken on more and more work (as a theatrical AV designer), I've built up a large collection of stock clips from a wide variety of sources, which always come in handy for smaller ...
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Remote pan/tilt/zoom cameras that aren't expensive

I can't quite tell if shopping/product questions are allowed here, but...I'm not sure where else to turn on the SE network. I have no a/v experience. I'm trying to gather info for a project here at ...
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283 views

What is a description along the bottom of a video generally called?

Sorry about the terrible title question. I'll edit it if I get an answer to be more useful to others, or you're welcome to do so. I'm trying to find tutorials and even inspiration for stuff like the ...
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320 kbps MP3 -> laptop sound card -> studio headphones = what is the bottleneck? [closed]

I am usually listening to a) 320 kbps MP3 b) Spotify over WiFi on my c) Samsung Galaxy S4 d) HP laptop with internal sound card (I can't even google what card is there) over Sony Mdr-V6 ...
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Stream from a windows desktop to multiple TVs/apartments on a separate channel

How can I stream from my windows 7 desktop to TVs in multiple apartments in my building on a dedicated cable channel. Is it possible? If so, how can I go about it? The stream must play if someone ...
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Export video has different resolution Adobe Premier Pro

I try to export video in Adobe Premier Pro CS5 but it export the video using another resolution. So for example the original video (.mov) has resolution 1920x1080, but exported video has resolution ...
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Best practice recording VHS to digital

I have a home video on VHS which I want to transfer to someone else. As I don't have two VHS recorders I am looking into other ways to duplicate the footage. I am considering two options to do this: ...
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Codec information application

I need to get video/codec information from several files (avi, matroska etc). Is there any alternative to GSpot? GSpot is outdated with lack of support for mkv, ogm, 264 ... I already know MediaInfo ...
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Compress or convert .mov to lighter format

My camera records videos in .mov format, what can I use to edit out the audio and lower it's size in a Windows environment?
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690 views

Background color of MP4 rendering incorrectly in QuickTime

I am converting a .MOV file into .MP4, .OGV and .WEBM for web use. I have found that the background rendered by QuickTime and Safari is not white although the same MP4 has a white background when ...
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Add transparent background to ffmpeg with text over it

How to correctly add expression to transparent background like on this question ffmpeg drawtext filter - create transparent background with text for my case (where there are 3 lines in bottom right ...
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No video editor will work with my MP4 file

I have an MP4 file, and I've tried importing it into Windows Movie Maker, iMovie and Final Cut Pro. In all three programs, the video seems to import just fine, but I can't preview it. It appears in a ...
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ffmpeg - burning in subtitles with non-square pixels

I've got a 16:9 standard-def movie into which I need to burn some subtitles. I'm using ffmpeg -y -i input.mov -vf ass="./captions.ass" output.mov and in the subtitle.ass file I've tried PlayResX: ...
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Capturing room audio (audience questions/comments)

I currently use a video camera and a Sennheiser G3 system for recording conference-type events. The G3 is attached to the speaker, and it works great. However, there are two situations where it ...
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Frame server for linux(ubuntu)

I use Adobe Premier for editing videos on some client PCs and I want to render my videos on an ubuntu server by ffmpeg commands. I know that distributing the rendering process can be done by using ...
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What was technically wrong with this unseekable wmv?

I recently had an unseekable WMV file. ASFTools fixed it using the "Lost Chunks" feature which was suggested in the selected answer. What does the "Lost Chunks" function do? What did it fix? What are ...
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Variable Bitrates for Streaming?

I'm building presets for our users to convert the videos into an appropriate format for our online video repository. Since it's been awhile since I've built something like this from scratch, I've been ...
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342 views

ffmpeg drawtext clipping to a bounding box

I'm trying to create a transparent box with some text in it and then overlay that onto a (bigger) existing video. I know I can do the text directly over the video, but I need the text bounded inside ...
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How can I save the project for premiere cs 5.5?

I edited a project in Premiere CC and my client owns Premiere CS 5.5, how can I save the project file so he can use it too?
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Tips to make professional looking hand-held videos using smart phones?

Phone Model I have: Nokia 808 PureView fps available: 15, 24, 25 30 720p & 1080p videos can be recorded using this phone. I am trying to make videos using hand-held techniques. But whatever I ...
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Can I use brand names in my short film? [duplicate]

Okay, there are two brands I want to use in my short film project: First one is Ford Focus. The car will be shown explicitly but I can cover the logo with something. Is it okay to film your own car ...
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Want to learn the new iMovie

Can you recommend a good site with some online training for the latest iMovie on OS X? I have tried to play with iMovie over the years and I never seem to 'get' how it is meant to be used. Right now ...
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Reverse Darkening Face Out

Sometimes in documentaries, they have the face darkened out. Is their an effective way to undo this anoynmous effect? Obviously, the curves levels doesn't work as it just shows a bunch of square like ...
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1answer
169 views

Is there any option for mirror imaging in video editing software?

I recently encountered this video: I really like the presentation of that person in the video. I guess he has a glass screen infront of the him and he is writing it. ...
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Converting from 8mm Video Tapes to Digital (PC)

Can you please assist with a recommendation about a good Video Capture Card / Device that can used to convert from 8mm Video Tapes to Digital (PC - Windows)? I found a site with lots of such devices ...
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Adding 3d animations in a video

For a project we need 3d animations to start unfolding whilst a person is walking. The video camera will be moving. Using After effects, achieve such a thing? Also what is this called? So I can also ...

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