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Issues importing iStock comps into After Effects

So I'm downloading a placeholder video FLV comp from iStockphoto.com (right click, save-link as under any video preview). When adding the downloaded FLV to AE, it comes up with an import error, saying ...
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241 views

After Effects CS6 : Template Compositions

I'm trying to put together a library of 'clips' and/or 'effects' to use in some upcoming training videos I am developing. Is there a 'best practices' that includes making each effect into a ...
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Fixing desync in a large, long video file

I've got some moderately large, compressed video files (~2+ gigs, over an hour long) from a few Open Broadcaster Software streams to Twitch.tv. All output files (including the twitch archive's export) ...
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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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755 views

How to create Apple Keynote style Picture in Picture video

I want to take two video sources: A screencast of a PowerPoint presentation A camcorder AVCHD recording of the presenter and the conference room ..and create a video in the style of Apple's ...
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104 views

Advice on Weatherproof HD Camera for Streaming Video / Audio

I am looking to invest in a weatherproof outdoor camera with audio, if possible, to LIVE (or at least within the past hour) stream some wildlife. I am looking for advice on what type of camera would ...
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Glitch effect won't work

I'm learning After Effects from scratch so sorry if this is obvious but whenever I try to make one part of an image 'glitch' I create a section of the image and place it in the middle but when I press ...
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How do I decide if 14ms response time in IPS LCD monitor enough?

I was considering buying an IPS LCD monitor (this one; though the question is generic). It lists the response time of 14ms. How do I judge if that is enough? I am slightly concerned since some of ...
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Adobe Premiere preview video lagging

I am attempting to edit video in Adobe Premiere CS6. When I create a sequence and try to play it back in the preview screen, the video is extremely choppy, which makes editing very difficult (dance ...
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3k views

Apply effects to multiple video channels in Sony Vegas

Is there a way to apply the same effects across multiple video tracks?
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Videomapping tutorials

Anybody knows how or where I can see tutorials about Videomapping? I searched a lot. Truthly, I found lots of info about Madmapper, Modul8, etc..., but I am looking for something fully awesoe, like ...
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681 views

How to make black text accept light in After Effects

I'm trying to add a light to a scene that has black text on a white background. My goal is to keep the light in position and slide in the text. As the text slides, part of the text will be less black ...
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87 views

Recording Video of iPad

I am trying to record some video of an iPad with a Canon 60D. The camera is mounted on a tripod about 100cm above the iPad. Everything next to the iPad is sharp, but the display itself seems a little ...
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Canon 600D/ T3i Video Output and Converting?

I purchased Canon 600D Few days ago. I am very new to the kind of photography and Videography . I generally use my camera for taking pictures in auto mode .But yesterday I was in the party I shoot ...
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How to demux MPTS to SPS

I have a live multi-program MPEG-TS stream [MPTS] over IP, I'd like to select just one program from the stream, and output a single-program MPEG-TS stream containing just that program. is there any ...
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1answer
185 views

Premiere export to WMV causes aliasing

I have a clip made of a sequence of .png images, which I import to premiere. When I create a new sequence with different dimensions from that of the clip, add the clip to it and export it as a .wmv ...
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3k views

How to trim a video with frame precision using ffmpeg?

I need to trim videos with a precise end frame, however, ffmpeg seems to cut the video at the nearest first key-frame. So I don't have enough control over the ending frame. I try to insert key-frame ...
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5k views

Why does Premiere Pro 6 Generate Peak Files?

I am having a challenge with Premiere Pro 6. Every time I open a project I get a little progress bar in the lower right hand corner of the window that says: Generating Peak File... This can take ...
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1answer
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Where are the opacity map presets for CC Particle World in CS5 and CS6?

In versions of After Effects prior to CS5, there are opacity map presets such as Fade In, Fade Out, Constant, etc. I can see Opacity Map under Particle in the CS6 CC Particle World, but how do I get ...
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Best Program for combining Images and Videos onto a DVD with menu

I thought there would be 100 and 1 good solutions for this but so far I have not found something that could all of the following: Create a DVD-player DVD Have a menu with options Have images & ...
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Hardware Screencasting Help

Here is my situation. I'm doing a series of lectures for a Udemy course and I need to show people how to boot into tails from a USB drive. Obviously while configuring the bios and when in the new O.S ...
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1k views

Converting MTS for best use in After Effects?

I have a client who gave me nothing but MTS files to use in After Effects. Basically it's HD slow motion photography, shot sideways, against a greenscreen, and all he wants to do is put one 1920 x ...
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143 views

Null object to toggle volume in After Effects?

Null objects don't have volume controls, but I'd like to control many audio layers in my timeline at once. Anyone know of a way to adjust volume or toggle mute on a bunch of layers without having to ...
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What compression should I use for archiving VHS tapes to HDD?

What do you recommended for capturing VHS for archiving on a HDD? Will DV PAL codec do? H264 at high quality? (I'm PAL over here btw). I want to retain the quality, but at the same time I don't want ...
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Presentation to Video conversion

I'd like to make several online language courses, and was thinking about incorporating video into a lecture. I was looking for a way to convert presentations (PowerPoint or OpenOffice) directly to ...
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1answer
54 views

Blacking out specific pixels in MP4 without re-encoding

Basically is it possible to set the value of specific areas of pixels to black without re-encoding an MP4 video completely in an editor or application (Premiere, Ffmpeg, etc). I'm wondering if such a ...
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1answer
602 views

Editing a 640x480 mp4 in premiere CS4

I have a video with 640x480 resolution, which I want to import into premiere and add a MASK over specific areas which should not be visible. I'm wondering what settings I should select when I start ...
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1answer
144 views

Record and stream what's on my screen

I'm trying to make a videogame review video, with the help of a friend. I'd rather have each of us in different places, so that I can record our audio independently. But then I have a bigger problem : ...
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Converting an MPG data file burned to disc to a burned “video disc” for set-top DVD players

I've inherited some (12) DVD recordings of events for our organization that were burned to disc as data, instead of as a video disc. I'm looking to take a 16:9 MPG video from these DVDs and burn it ...
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162 views

Where to start Transcoding with FFMPEG?

I would like to learn a lot about Transcoding video files with FFMPEG from any format to mp4 (hH264/AAC) format. We have a large repository of video files ranging from 1 MB to 2 GB of various formats ...
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118 views

Is it better to have a player application stretch the video or to use a resolution that matches the video file?

I have a Samsung LN40A550 LCD TV, purchased in 2008. I have a 2011 mac mini connected via HDMI, and I use VLC Media Player to play tv/movies, most often x264/mkv files. The native resolution of ...
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2answers
922 views

Delete unused video clips in Vegas

After finishing editing a video with Sony's Movie Studio Platinum 12.0, I'm left with a giant folder of uncompressed rushes. I would like to delete some of them to save disk space. Is there an easy ...
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1answer
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Premiere Pro CS6 preview problem: other application shows through

Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask this question, but, I'm having a issue with Premiere Pro CS6 from Creative Cloud. Whenever I put footage in the timeline this happens: . The file's encoding ...
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Minimising image noise within the recording of indoor office environments

Background I have a Panasonic HDC-HS700 camera that I am using to record indoor office scenes. The scenes are illuminated predominantly by fluoro lighting, with little natural light, however there ...
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195 views

How are 3-dimensional overlays synchronized with videos?

One popular feature on TV nowadays is to create 3D overlays on top of the recorded content. Also, as the camera changes direction or position, the 3D content view is subsequently adjusted. How is this ...
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1answer
388 views

How can I rename a footage .ai file for AE without breaking the references?

I've got a composition in After Effects CS 6 on Windows that contains several .ai files. One of them has over 30 layers, which I imported and animated in AE. Unfortunately, I gave the .ai file the not ...
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1answer
563 views

How to split MTS files?

I have a bunch of large HDTV .MTS files from a camera. I want to cut them in many parts, preferably with free software. How?
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1answer
3k views

How to make the rest of the mask transparent in Premier Pro CS6?

I'm trying to highlight a part of my video. Since I'm totally new to video editing on Premier Pro - I'm not sure if this is the best way of doing that, but I'm using masks. I have a title sitting in ...
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330 views

Removing silence and no movement from videos

Using Windows 7, which program helps me Remove silence, like the option in adobe audition Remove still images in video, when nothing happens in the same program? Both functions should require a ...
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1answer
231 views

Codec/Hardware Advice on real-time encoding multiple HD streams

Does anyone know of what kind of hardware along with any good codecs that could reasonably encode 3 x 1920x1200 60fps DirectShow streams in real time? Preferably a lossless codec but I know at these ...
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966 views

Why does After Effects shear my last frame in a loop?

Following the short tutorial here to make a loop in After Effects using time remapping and the loopOut() expression I encountered some odd behaviour. In the tutorial it is mentioned that when this ...
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1answer
254 views

How to ignore file name extensions while replacing source files for online editing in Premiere?

I'm encoding all my source files for offline editing with Premiere Media Encoder. I have MP4 and MTS files, and I thought of converting them all to AVI DV-PAL. Problem is I guess I'll have some ...
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1answer
81 views

Retaining quality while re-encoding with same codec

Just say I have a bunch of separate clips (DV stream format .dv), and I join them using Quicktime 7. If I then export them out as a new .dv file, am I losing any quality? Is there a loss in quality ...
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1answer
278 views

Setting up (negative?) midi delay in ableton

When tapping a simple beat on my MPD24 controller in Ableton Live on a Macbook, the notes sound fine when I play them, but as the clip repeats, they seem to play too early. I must admit I am an utter ...
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44 views

Live-video beginner, where to start?

I'm part of the multimedia team at a conference, where I'm responsible for the live-video. I know what cable to connect, but I've got no idea what kind of signal it is and when something doesn't ...
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154 views

Video compression for Beginner, where to start?

I'm interested in video, but I know very little about it. I love to make videos with my camcorder or GoPro, edit them afterwards and upload them. The thing is, I know how to do this, but I don't know ...
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1answer
578 views

Is it possible to store subtitle srt files in an m3u playlist file?

I have a folder that contains around 51 videos and another folder with their respective subtitles. I don't want to merge the folders into one folder so I was wondering if there's a way to store ...
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1answer
503 views

How can I create the blurring effect in a video like this?

I am noticing more and more product videos being released using lots of blur and the focus shifting from one point to another. This is an example of the technique I'm refering to: ...
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2answers
248 views

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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1answer
823 views

Keynote video pausing/playing

I have an idea for linking a keynote presentation with a video (exported from a 3d tool). The idea is that each time you 'click' (as you would to move to the next slide/transition) it would play x ...

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