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How to tune a musicbox

I want to try to make my own musicbox. The picture below shows what I mean: I was wondering how to determine the length of the metal tone generating plates (shown in dark grey). I assume it is a ...
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How to parent a mask to another element in AfterFX?

I have this video whereby text is revealed one letter after another. A text cursor is moving along with each letter to simulate the fact of writing the text on a word processor. I have separate ...
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1answer
151 views

Orange Bar in Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6

Before whenever I imported videos on my timeline, there would be an orange bar in my event browser indicating I've used that portion of the clip. In the new 10.0.6 version, I don't see this. Is there ...
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How can I accurately immitate this Picasa filter with Premiere's color correction filters?

I'm trying to color-correct a video I'm working on. This is an example frame from the footage: Since I'm a newbie and pretty clueless about good-looking color correction, I've tried playing around ...
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338 views

How could an 8-bit encoding take more memory than a 10-bit encoding?

I'll start off by saying that I know next to nothing about video encoding and I'm looking for a nice tutorial explaining the basics (I have a technical background and some knowledge of signal ...
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What software can I use to make “stop motion” video from existing video material

I want to make video like this: While I know they used different technique (stop motion from photos), I would want to make mine from existing video of person walking. ...
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81 views

cross platform software to convert video to image sequence

I'm looking for a piece of software I'm even sure it exists. Here's what I would like this software to do: be free (ideally open source, but free and closed source is also fine) be cross platform ...
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638 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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Dropping framerate when recording games with Bandicam

I was umming and arring if this is the right place to post this, however the FAQs say this site applies to software and recording, amongst other things. I've recently started recording a certain Java ...
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Will lens softness be visible in DSLR video? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What factors are important for DSLR lenses for shooting video? The one-line question above had to be vague, so let me elaborate: Let's say that I'm using a Canon T4i ...
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1answer
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Will lens softness be apparent on DSLR video footage?

The one-line question above had to be vague, so let me elaborate: Let's say that I'm using a Canon T4i (doesn't necessarily have to be that camera) with a Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM lens to shoot 1080p ...
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How to stay objective after viewing your edit hundreds of times?

When I start editting something I'm very sharp about cuts that does or doesn't work. But as I go through the process, in which I watch the sequence hundreds of times, I get used to it, and becomes a ...
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1answer
2k views

What ffmpeg/avconv format and container will Adobe Premiere Pro accept, out-of-box?

All of these converted, but Premiere Pro only loads the audio. I use Ctrl-I to import the videos, and they come up as waveforms, and can only be placed on audio tracks. These examples use avconv, ...
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3answers
163 views

What software can we use to create this slideshow video

I am trying to create this video using adobe premier pro. In each slide, I will have 3 different images slides in with different effect and timing. However, it is ...
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1answer
5k views

Panasonic's AVCHD video format: questions about quality, compatability, conversion

I've just bought a Panasonic Lumix TZ25 to replace my sadly defunct Lumix TZ3. This new camera is excellent, but I'm a bit confused over the video recording formats available. The user manual states: ...
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227 views

do TV broadcasts provide localized advertisements by altering the TV photo

In TV broadcasts of football matches (soccer matches) there are often long displays along the side of the football field that show advertisements. I guess that these displays are made up of electronic ...
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1answer
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After effects: Moving text along 3D path

After Effects beginner here. The effect I'm after is where text is appearing from behind an object. So far, I'm using the position and rotation parameters. But the text is rigid. I found something ...
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1answer
2k views

Certain audio tracks not rendering

I'm not sure the best way to explain the scenario so I'll do my best, please don't hesitate to ask if I'm missing something obvious to help build the picture. My problem is I've edited a video in ...
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2answers
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Timelapse Countdown Timer in After Effects

I'm sure someone out there must have done this before, but how do I create a countdown timer with hours, minutes and seconds that starts from a specific time and counts down at 71.928x speed? 71.928x ...
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1answer
915 views

Batch resize videos with “pan and scan” cropping

I am trying to prepare a collection of ~120 video clips to be played in VLC Player and projected on a low-res (1024x768) projector during a DIY electronic music event. The source clips are all super ...
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0answers
89 views

Calculate projected area in Cinema 4D

I would like to calculate the projected area of an object in Cinema 4D R12 on the Mac. Initially I am fine with calculating the projected area on one of the principal planes, but if a method exists ...
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How does YouTube encode my uploads and what codec should I use to upload?

Related to What codecs/formats are appropriate for full motion video recording for youtube? I'm wondering exactly how I can expect Youtube to handle my videos. I know they have a rather zealous ...
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716 views

What codecs/formats are appropriate for full motion video recording for youtube?

I'm recording video game footage via lossless methods, after which I need to compress them and upload them to youtube. I'm not sure which format and/or codecs are best for this. I've been ...
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create video from hand drawing

I have a hand drawn image. How can I create a video out of it like this? What other options would you recommend? I want to create a presentation
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Getting Started with Webcasting and Video conferencing

Our church is trying to move into the 21st century. We have the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $20,000 ($10,000 would be more likely to succeed) for equipment purchases. We need to be ...
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How can I find duplicate videos from a large set of videos of varying formats?

After losing a backup device with a bunch of my original videos I've had to download a large number of them (~300) back from Youtube. The new downloads are a mix of MP4 and FLV, and the originals are ...
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1answer
158 views

Tricky full body video conferencing

I'm trying to setup a way to do video conferencing between two individuals. The tricky part is that the users need to be able to touch the screen and have the other user see their hand on their end. ...
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Embedding subtitles with Virtual Dub

Following this tutorial I installed VobSub in my VD folder, selecting the VobSub and TextSub options in the installation process. Then in 'VD > Video > Filters' I added the TextSub filter and picked ...
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3answers
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How to make a video from a still image and an audio file?

I have an image file (png) and an audio file (aiff). How do I combine them to make a video file that shows the still image and plays the audio file? Target operating system: either OS X Lion or ...
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3answers
722 views

How to make a video from a still image and an audio file?

I have an image file (png) and an audio file (aiff). How do I combine them to make a video file that shows the still image and plays the audio file? Target operating system: either OS X Lion or ...
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2answers
1k views

Video tutorials: how to add labels, comments, arrows etc

I'm planning to make a video tutorial about one application. I would like to make it without speaking, but I would like to add comments to video. Is there a video software that allows you to add ...
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2answers
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Can I charge to view videos of other people performing?

I want to start out by saying I am not doing this now or in the very near future. however, it is something I would like to do and wish to do. I tried google but found nothing. Can I video record ...
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1answer
297 views

Canon DSLR that changes aperture in Video

I purchased a 1100D/Rebel T3 as a starting DSLR. I like the video aspect the most, but its quite limited. I have some low aperture lenses and I like them very much, but they make it difficult to ...
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5answers
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Software to capture high quality screen-casts

I want to record video tutorials but I can't get the program to capture my screen with high quality, and not just that, when I try to edit it in After Effects scaling and positioning the fonts and ...
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0answers
381 views

Can I combine preserve order and combine order of multiple imports when creating a time-lapse in Cineform Studio?

I recently used my GoPro camera to do a time-lapse and am using CineForm Studio to put all the images together into a time-lapse video. I recorded images on my GoPro until the card filled up, and now ...
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1answer
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What camera to use for classroom/lecture recording?

We want to install HD IP cameras in our classrooms to record lectures and make them available online. We are having a hard time finding the right one. Most are geared towards surveillance. Any ...
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2answers
376 views

3d max change the opacity of an object's edges rendered in After Effects.

I want to change the opacity of the edge of an object so that when I render it and import to After Effects, it would match with the background video and feather at the edge of objects. Cant place ...
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1answer
573 views

Creating effects/transitions in AviSynth or Lightworks

I'm very much an amateur video maker, but I am trying to broaden my skill set a bit and start creating my own effects and short video clips to supplement the recordings I make in a more substantial ...
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1answer
83 views

What is this filming technique called and how do I do it?

I hope I'm in the right forum for this question! Basically, I'm trying to create this effect, where the camera zooms in on Simba's face and the background seems to zoom in at a different pace. I'd ...
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1answer
239 views

24hour non stop recording in a single file on a 128Gb SDXC? [closed]

Not sure if I am allowed to ask the following question here or not as it's not clear from the FAQ I want to record a non stop 24 hour video and wanted to know if the following device can do that? ...
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1answer
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Opening WMV files in Virtual Dub

Is there an easy way to open WMV files in Virtual Dub ? I came across this tutorial but the plugin used in it if unavailable (page offline).
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1answer
232 views

Import Theora video into Premiere Elements

I am trying to edit a Theora video in Premiere Elements 10. I installed the Xiph OpenCodecs package which allowed me to view the video in WMP, but it still wouldn't import into PRE. I then tried ...
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1answer
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Looking for recommendations on editing Premier Pro on a MacBook Pro [closed]

My MacBook Pro died today and I am looking for solid advice on a replacement that will be best for working with Adobe Premier Pro 6. Apple has the new 13" Retina Display and the regular flavor. I ...
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How to clean GoPro footage?

Is there a good technique to do lens correction, rolling shutter removal and stabilisation on GoPro footage. If you start by rolling shutter correction, the filter seek for straight edges and cannot ...
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1answer
38 views

Minimal subtitle leading/lagging difference

Lets start with a theory. Lets say you create subtitles perfectly synchronized with an audio track. Yes, I dont care about hearing impaired people atm, so video track doesnt concern me right now. Then ...
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1answer
43 views

Will a lower resolution while rending cut down rendering time

Currently I am recording screencast in fullscreen and my resolution is 1920 x 1080, which means I can render in 1080p. For me 720p is already acceptable if this means that this will cut down in ...
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2answers
452 views

What is a circular motion around a object called when filming?

You know that camera technique when the camera operator usually have a steadicam and runs/walks around a person. I'm trying to learn how to do that with my homemade glidecam but it is so hard. it ...
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61 views

How to make a Camera Slider with bearings?

I wan't to make a camera slider with bearings that is very smooth. I haven't come up with a good idea yet. I wan't it to be able to be placed on a tripod. Can you please show me som links and tips ...
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1answer
115 views

I can't buy a streak filter where I live. How do I go about making myself one for my DSLR?

Generally used to achieve the anamorphic 'streak' effect.
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Render srt subtitles to video?

I have subtitles in .srt file format, and I need to render them on top of video file (prefereably mp4). I have tried handbrake and mediacoder so far, with no luck. What should I do?

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