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Why does variable bitrate still have a bitrate specified?

My understanding is that the vorbis algorithm uses a variable rate of encoding. So, when encoding videos with audio in vorbis format, why does Handbrake ask me for a bitrate? What does Handbrake do ...
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50 views

Interactive YouTube video navigation

I want to create a youtube video based on the technique used in this video: Interactive Trailer. How can I make annotation(spotlight) on youtube that will link to a video and start at various times. ...
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30 views

Crop then center and zoom

My video is 1080p HD, shot with GoPro. Using GoPro Studio I have removed the fisheye effect and exported it in AVI format. Using Pinnacle 17 (or another tool, but this one has to be free), I want to ...
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1answer
321 views

FFmpeg overlaying and blending videos

I am trying to use FFmpeg to overlay one video on top of the other using an additive blend. One video is the actual video I want to transcode, the other is a ~10 second long video I want to put into ...
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35 views

Preventing letters from going to next line as title expands in iMovie

I have a title at the end of the movie with my website's URL. I was using the expand Title effect on this title. As of the most recent update, when the text expands too much, the last letters go to ...
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2answers
26 views

How can I convert frame rates without changing speed?

I have a video with 60fps and I know that if I keep all the frames and play it at 24fps, then I get a slow motion effect. I want to know how to make it play at 24fps while still showing things in real ...
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19 views

why has the aspect ratio changed on my video between programs?

I am using a Mac and have set my video to 1080 height 1920 width, this shows up on quicktime fine as well as any video sharing websites, youtube for example. However when put onto a pc using windows ...
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2answers
67 views

Handling Frame Rate for Movies with Slow Motion

I know that 24fps is the standard rate for movies. Presumably, if I want to shoot for a movie I should shoot at 24fps, however if I want to add slow motion effects in the movie I know that I need to ...
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39 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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385 views

Graphic music visualizer without after effects?

I would like to make a YouTube video that has a music visualizer on it, (like in Monstercat videos), but I don't want to have to pay for After Effects. Is there a free way to do it? I know I can get ...
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1answer
32 views

Intersecting animated masks

As a quick demonstration, here's an illustration; So I have two shapes (2 and 3), which intersect (4). I want to animate the position (possibly also scale) of these two shapes, while having footage ...
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41 views

Vertical Black Bars, Aspect Ratio Problem. NEED A FIX

Heres the problem. When exporting in Adobe Premiere CS5, there is an output tab. Once clicked it should show me what the video will look like when its exported but this is not the case and even when ...
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31 views

What is the max video fps Nikon D5100?

I want to play around with slo-mo videos but don't have proper gear for it. Is there a way to get my D5100 to shoot at a high fps (maybe by reducing the video res)?
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146 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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1answer
44 views

Reduce quality percentage wise

I have several movie files in a mkv container. ffmpeg -i filename gives me the following output: Stream #0.0(eng): Video: h264 (High), yuv420p, 1280x720, PAR 1:1 DAR 16:9, 23.98 fps, 23.98 tbr, 1k ...
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1answer
23 views

What is the technique behind mkv. video format?

Can someone please explain in detail the technique of encoding and decoding used in mkv video format and what is the major difference between mkv. and other video formats. It will be good if someone ...
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1answer
38 views

Motorized tripod head with zoom

I am looking into a motorized tripod head to use with a standard camcorder and am wondering what people normally do for zoom? The camera I am using is a Canon HF R56. (I am not interested in the ...
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1answer
35 views

Mac Pro audio for FCPX

I have been using an elderly iMac for FCPX and finally made the move to the new Mac Pro. However, the Mac Pro has pretty lame audio output, so I'm looking for a relatively inexpensive solution that ...
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2answers
254 views

Pinnacle Studio 17 vs Adobe Premire Pro CC

I have my own youtube channel that I am currently developing graphics for. I use Adobe Photoshop CC to create the graphics and I have been using a trial of Premier Pro for video editing and I love it. ...
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1answer
31 views

How do I make a space themed video intro?

I am new to video editing. I have been using iMovie and there is a preset video intro with a space-theme that I like but i want to edit the intro itself which the iMovie software won't allow me to do. ...
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1answer
45 views

Looking for a solution to remotely control timed video capture

I'm trying to set up a system where a presenter gives short presentations (typically 60 seconds) in front of a backdrop on a daily basis, with the files being ultimately destined for the web. The ...
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2answers
79 views

How to add a scoreboard to a pre-recorded video file

I have a pre-recorded video file of a sport game and I need to add a scoreboard on top of it. Imagine a basketball game where the score is changing dynamically and quite often so there are a lot of ...
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2answers
40 views

Google glass sample video

I would like to make a video showing a possible interaction with Google glass. I have worn it once and don't even have one. What I am thinking now is to use ...
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1answer
9 views

DVD burned through Nero has only .nrd file

A DVD was given with a .nrd file alone on it (Nero was used to burn videos from a camcorder to the DVD). Is it possible to recover the video and convert to a mpeg format? Assume acquiring software is ...
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114 views

Keying Out Smoke Against a Black Background

I have a video of smoke shot against a black background. I would like to make the background transparent so the smoke shows over the video in the background. I originally tried Remove Matte but that ...
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0answers
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FCPX ken burns zoom in and out [duplicate]

How can i apply ken burns to zoom in and out ? it can only either zoom in or out then move to the second clip I want to zoom into specific target then zoom back in to make it fit to the next clip
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1answer
49 views

Black halo / ghosting on transparent layered PSD file imported into FCPX

In Photoshop, I have prepared a scene to be animated in FCPX. I just selected a part of the clouds and copied into a separate layer, with 10px feather to avoid rough edges. However, when I import the ...
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1answer
96 views

Adobe Media Encoder CC - No output sound

After I finish my project in Adobe After Effects I export the project to Adobe Media Encoder. I choose the default setting Youtube HD 1080p 29.97. After render all the video I get no sound on the ...
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1answer
49 views

Superimposing 2d photoshop cartoon into video footage

I am using after effects and I want to place a drawing of a character behind a person in the video footage to make it look like the character is standing in the distance behind the person in the film. ...
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0answers
5 views

In Final Cut Pro 7, is there a way to playback a Ganged Browser clip in real time with the Canvas/Timeline?

Opening a clip from the browser and ganging it with the Timeline, then playing the timeline, only results in the Viewer being updated when playback stops. The only real-time ganging you get is when ...
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1answer
20 views

Does music under CC-SA license require the same license for video?

If I use music, that is released under Creative Commons Share Alike license as background for my video, does that fact cause whole video to be derivative work, thus requiring it to be released also ...
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1answer
33 views

Sound sync problem

I have a bizarre sound synchronization problem which I am really puzzled with. I recently recorded an interview with the video camera capturing the sound of the interviewed and an external sound ...
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0answers
27 views

Putting a Lower bitrate of my video stream in my current mp4 container

Sorry if my question is too noobish, this is my first question. What I have is: An mp4 movie with a video stream and an audio stream. What I want in the output: Is an mp4 file containing: the same ...
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1answer
37 views

Recording in a training room with upside camera mount from the top

I would like to setup a remote camera in a training room to do HD recording. I already have a standard HD video camera and a Blackmagic Intensity Shuttle. What I would like is a camera which I can ...
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0answers
15 views

Library with LOTS of clips: Increasing performance

I work for a small graduate school producing 6-10 short documentaries each year. Most of these projects highlight some aspect of the student experience: classroom, office hours, socializing, ...
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0answers
34 views

Unable to concatenate videos due to identical MOOV atoms

I am cutting out segments from a long mp4 file and then rejoining parts of them. However, since FFMPEG apparently keeps the same MOOV atom for the trimmed files as the original, it looks to FFMPEG ...
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2answers
37 views

Do I need an attenuation cable between my audio recorder and the RCA out of a DJ's mixing board?

I'm filming a wedding in a couple weekends and I'm double checking everything to make sure that I'm ready. I'm going to be plugging directly into the RCA out of the DJ's mixer board at the reception ...
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1answer
741 views

How to configure crtmpserver for live streaming?

This is what I would like to do. A Linux laptop has a webcam connected to it and captures video and audio in real time The laptop sends the live video and audio stream to another Linux server which ...
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1answer
78 views

Chroma Key video software for command line

Do you know about any video processing software that can do chroma key of two video files, but run from command line as well? I have two static video files (let's say MP4, same length) - one with ...
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2answers
179 views

Post-production workflow: VFX before color correction?

I'm shooting my first internet video tomorrow. It has a spaceship chasing and shooting at a superhero in it. With knowledge accumulated between ~a year ago and now and more focused research over the ...
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3answers
131 views

Best way to stabilize footage?

I'm working with footages that are shot handheld. The shakes are not too aggressive but they're still noticeable. For the longest time ever I've been using Final Cut Pro's stabilization function to ...
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1answer
84 views

How do I rescue a Final Cut 7 project that elicits “File Error: Wrong Type” when I try to open it in FCP?

When I try to open this project, Final Cut Pro 7.0.3 running on Mavericks pops up an error box that says "File Error: Wrong Type." I've fixed this in the past using the Project Repair tool in Digital ...
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2answers
32 views

Is it possible to select particular portion of a video in adobe premiere pro?,

Im a beginner to video editing, kindly help me to select (free select, as like in Adobe Photoshop) particular portion of a video, to merge with another video?
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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 ...
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0answers
41 views

Is There A Fraps Alternative That Records Different Audio Sources To Different Tracks

I was wondering if there is a Fraps alternative that records audio from different sources to different tracks. unless fraps has this capability??
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4answers
1k views

Stabilizing GoPro videos

When I watched videos on GoPro's youtube profile, they seem to me almost perfectly stable. And when I attached my action cam to helmet and tried to record during skiing, the video was very shaky. I ...
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votes
1answer
52 views

In cartoons, what is created first - video or sounds?

In some modern cartoons the animation of face, particularly mouth, is very realistic - most of vowels are mimicked correctly and on-time by mouth movements. (Particularly I'm talking about Family Guy ...
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1answer
50 views

How can I fix time-lapse image sequence exposure in Premiere?

I have created some time lapse animations using my Canon EOS camera. When I imported these sequences to premiere I noted small changes in luminosity between some frames. Is there any way to correct ...
2
votes
2answers
79 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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