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Which would be the best VFX software for an absolute beginner?

I am absolutely new to VFX designing and I have tried my hands on Blender, which I find quite useful. I tried After Effects, but couldn't do anything due to its complexity. I want to know about a ...
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Stream Screen from one machine and webcam from another

I want to start doing some Twitch.tv streaming, but don't have a webcam. I have a gaming PC desktop and an OSX laptop with eyesight webcam built in. I was wondering if it is possible to stream the ...
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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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55 views

Is it possible to merge two or more videos in real-time like this?

Is it possible to play video online that's made of two or more video files? Here's what I mean. My site is hosted on Linux/Apache/PHP server. I have video files in FLV/F4V format. I can also convert ...
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How to copy current timecode to clipboard in Final Cut Pro 7?

Is there a quick way to copy the current timecode position of the timeline cursor to the clipboard in FCP 7?
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77 views

Merge two transparent webm videos with ffpeg

I'm trying to merge two transparent webm videos together while keeping their transparency using ffmpeg Main video: https://s3.amazonaws.com/medlike/logo.webm Overlay video: ...
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Recording Screens From Multiple Perspectives With Voices and Computer Audio

Me and my friends are doing a video cast and we're recording our screens in addition to Skype audio. The problem is recording Skype separately from other system audio. This is so we can switch ...
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using -force_key_frames in ffmpeg with libx265

I'm trying encode a video stream using HEVC with ffmpeg and create a MPEG-TS file. I need to be able to insert IDR frames to certain locations in the stream. I came across the flag -force_key_frames ...
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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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Fair use of short clips from movie that I bought

I bought movie(s) from ITunes, and I would like to share short clips from the movies to my friends on Facebook/Line, and maybe publicly on Twitter. How do I know whether my short clips usage falls ...
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1answer
52 views

Burn ASS subtitle onto MKV without any quality loss

I want to burn embedded ASS subtitle onto MKV, but I'm completely clueless when it comes to video converting. I want to keep the same quality, file size and everything else but the subtitle hardcoded. ...
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How can I record video clips on intervals automatically?

Does anyone know of a way to record video clips of a set duration on a set interval? I am wanting to record a 1 minute video every 15 minutes automatically. I am using a Sony HDR-HC9 camcorder. So ...
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Even though Apple Motion is used with FCP could I still use it with iMovie?

I don't want to get FCP just yet but I still want effects from motion.
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Is it possible to raise H.264's QP without fully re-encoding the video?

Is it possible to lower the H.264 video quality and bitrate without fully decoding and encoding it? Are there H.264-specific algoritmhs that can create a video with higher QP based on encoded video ...
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1answer
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Premiere Custom Dip To Black Transition

I would like to use a simple transition throughout a project in a large number of places. The default Dip to Black transition gets me almost there, with one missing feature - there appears to be no ...
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24 views

Acceptable to adjust colour levels dynamically

I am using Premiere Pro CS6 to produce a short film and have some questions about the levels video effect. Is it generally considered good practice to make adjustments to the RGB levels throughout a ...
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1answer
41 views

repeat crossfade in a sequence of images

I am trying to animate a series of drawings. I have 10 drawings of 10 states of an object and I would like to have a crossfade between each states and this repeated for about 2 min back and forth. I ...
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1answer
25 views

Equipment for documenting an adventure journey

I will be traveling to India in a few weeks and I want to document the journey. Now I'm looking for the right equipment. There are two constraints: First, the amount of work I want to put into ...
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How would I wirelessly broadcast a Coax signal?

I have four cameras (360x240), all with a Coax/BNC output. Currently, they're all wired to a common (and badly-placed) point. What I would like to do is add a wireless COAX transmitter connected to ...
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112 views

How to burn timestamp onto video?

I want to burn timestamp from the video meta data on to the video. I'm having great difficulty in finding a good tool that does that. Is there a video editing tool out there that allows timestamp ...
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2answers
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Audio noise reduction: how does audacity compare to other options?

Audacity's noise reduction filter is pretty good. Before I use it, though, I want to know if I'm missing out on any fundamentally different approaches that may work better. I have some recordings of ...
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1answer
54 views

Setting timecode in Premiere Pro by using file creation date of clips

I have filmed a small rock concert with 4 cameras. One of the cameras was filming short sequences (about 3 mins Clips), then paused for a few minutes and than resumed. Now it is quite a lot of work ...
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123 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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Why does digital cinema focus on prime lenses?

Why do digital cinema cameras, e.g., BlackMagic, Canon C series, etc. focus on using prime lenses over zoom lenses? Bear in mind that by "zoom lenses" I am referring to lenses with variable focal ...
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Automatic Motion Detection in existing GoPro video files

I have quite some hours of footage stored on disc. It's all static video of a bird's nest. Is anybody aware of an application that makes it easy to automatically scan these files and to jump ahead to ...
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Marshall Video Cameras and BMD ATEM

I've been looking at some of the Marshall Video gear to be used with my BlackMagic ATEM TV Studio. I'm wondering if anyone else has used any of these? Specifically the CV550-CS/B ...
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How to convert 25p to ntsc dvd?

I need to build a ntsc dvd from a 25p movie. I've read about different solutions: Using twixtor to get ntsc framerate Using DGPulldown to flag it up to 29.97fps What is the most professional way ...
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How Can I Trim A CDNG

I have lots of CDNG files. I need to trim away most of the frames, leaving a small portion of each CDNG to use in edit/grading. Is there any app that will allow me to trim a CDNG without transcoding? ...
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31 views

How do I make titles look like they are in the room as an object?

I want the titles to look like they are actually there moving with other objects in the room
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1answer
120 views

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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1answer
259 views

How to downsample 4k to 1080p using ffmpeg while maintaining the quality?

I have some 4K 3840x2160 footage in MP4 format that I need to bring down to 1080p. I tried running ffmpeg -i orig.mp4 -vf scale=1920:1080 smaller.mp4 but the result is very poor quality, with ...
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Why does premiere perform so badly when it shouldn't?

In this screenshot you can see it using 20 gigs of ram, without using any gpu or cpu, while the render window being open for 5 minutes without any progress. Gpu cuda setting is enabled, 3 gigs are ...
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1answer
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How long should the maximum length of an exr sequence be? [closed]

I'm wondering if there is a maximum length for an exr image sequence or an image sequence in general. In After Effects I'm having trouble to load long exr image sequences The Image sequence is ...
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1answer
50 views

Adobe Media Encoder 2014.2 Part of audio missing in mp4 AAC rendered files - cache problem?

Using Encoder 2014.2 for mp4 file encoding in 4 different resolutions 2 different HW systems - Windows 8.1 64, Intel i7, SSD, Nvidia GTX 780x2 SLI Configured Watched Folders with 4 different presets ...
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lift adobe premiere ram allocation limit?

I am working on my fight premiere video. I do have a really expensive high end computer. First I only used 16 gb of ram and when it would use the 16gb adobe would freeze and it would kind of get ...
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117 views

How to animate the outlines of text (After Effects)

Is there a method in After Effects of animating the outlines of text as seen in the example below?
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1answer
70 views

How to live feed video from a Nikon D3200 to a Mac?

I have a Nikon D3200 and I want to take pictures/record video from my mac, I mean use the nikon like a web cam or something, I use Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro for editing if that could ...
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1answer
31 views

How to change the pace of imported mov video clip in after effects

Sorry for noob question or a possible duplicate. We got a .mov inside a AE project. What we are trying to do is change the tempo of this so duration isn't 4 sec for example, but instead cause our ...
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22 views

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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28 views

How to import clips from one project into another in Adobe Premiere?

I have imported one project into another in Premier. After that I got all clips I had in old project visible in new one, at left. But I need only some of them. Unfortunately, when I am trying to ...
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Embedded Timed Text for closed-captioning? Is that possible?

I am going to be working on a video project that needs closed captioning. The requirement we got from the client says.... Closed Captioning Embedded Timed Text subtitle track (ISO/IEC 14496-17) ...
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A distortion in video file appear after move it from server to server

the scenario is : I have 2 storages I connected to them via network. the file named x.avi at server1 is ok . when I move it to my pc. a distortion appear in it some random colors appear suddenly and ...
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4k video in timeline not smooth on scrub + playback in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6

My PC specs: Intel i7 4790k Haswell 4Ghz CPU GTX970 GeForce GPU 4GB 1600 CUDA cores ASUS Hero Motherboard intel Z97 chipset 2x500 GB Samsung SSD 32 GB RAM 1600 MHz (28 gb dedicated to premiere) ...
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Producing and streaming to a local Network

i'm facing the challenge of creating a "TV-Show". To understand why i do this i will explain it in detail, but summarize it in the end, for the ones who just want to know what my problem is. LONG ...
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312 views

Faster deinterlacing with ffmpeg and yadif

We are using two-step encoding with ffmpeg to encode raw .mov files to multiple .mp4 encodings ready for streaming over the Internet. Some of the videos are interlaced and we are using yadif to ...
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Looking for a video player hardware that loops seamlessly

I'm looking for a video player hardware which loops videos seamlessly and is cheap. A possibility with a software for raspberry pie would be great.
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1answer
29 views

Looking for a Video Program/Feature that allows smooth frame-to-frame skipping (when moving progress bar)

Does anyone know of a program, or feature in VLC, that allows you to skip smoothly from frame to frame when dragging the progress bar? Right now, when I drag it in VLC, it jumps several frames.
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1answer
35 views

MXF files in Premiere Pro cs5 mac only playing/dispaying audio

Hi I'm having issues with my MXF files in Premiere Pro cs5. When I bring my mxf files into my project its only playing back audio, i can't even see video. It's like its only reading it as audio. If ...
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Synchronise in Premier Pro

Background: I've created a multi-cam sequence with three cameras in Adobe Premier Pro CC, which was working fine. I then came to add an additional camera, using CMD + Double Clicking on the Multicam ...
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3answers
70 views

Can I use h.264 codec inside .mp4 container for my website

I would like to use h.264 as the codec inside .mp4 container for my user uploaded videos for my website. But I saw somewhere that h.264 is non free. I am unsure whether I can use this technology or ...

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