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Simple software program for converting H264 video in to flashvideo flv for website?

my question is: Which simple, lightweight, straightforward, easy to use software for Win7 can do the following: A) import/convert on the fly MP4 (H264) movie into FLV (Flashvideo) and apply ...
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495 views

Can QuickTime Pro Edit mp4 files?

I just started trying out Snagit 11 on Windows. It now records screencasts in .mp4 instead of .avi. I thought this would be great but there's a problem. I typically record a screencast and then open ...
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The cable of the tv antenna lies on the heater

It might be a silly question, but the cable connected to my tv antenna is lying on my heater in my room. The heater isn't particularly hot, but I was wondering if it might damage it in the long run. ...
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102 views

putting 24/7 live radio on website

I am trying to figure out how to put a live radio player in a website, for broadcasting from my home studio. I also want to open it up so other people can also broadcast to the website from their ...
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1answer
156 views

What's the right project profile for my WVGA60 videos in Premiere Elements 10?

I'm having issues rendering a project with Premiere Elements 10. Basically it gets stuck at "Estimated Time: 00:00:05" and never does anything after that. After I click Cancel the program just ...
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0answers
323 views

Lowest-Latency in Guitar/Vocal software-based effects?

What is (roughly) the lowest real-world latency achievable for the "roundtrip" from a guitar/mic input through realtime software-based processing and out to the speakers? - Bonus questions: What ...
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1answer
289 views

Recommended format for a large embedded stop motion animation on website?

I have a stop motion animation of about 35 seconds in duration (~150 frames). The resolution is quite large at around 900px x 450px. What is the best format to play this looping on my website? I ...
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H.264, 1 FPS, 640x480 Resolution - What bit rate should I be using?

I need to transmit this video stream over satellite. So far, I have been able to send 1 fps, 320x240 with no problem. However, when I raise it to 640x480, the picture comes in once every few minutes ...
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218 views

Slow HD video whilst editing

I use Adobe Premier 5.5 to edit my videos. I have always seemed to have slow editing. I upgraded the PC which now has 8 Core 16gb of DDR3 2333mhz ram 1gb 460 gpu 6 hard drives, 1 is SSD So, I ...
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Broadcasting video and bandwidth issue

I need to broadcast on the Internet weekly live video events. One attempt was made with Skype and it worked pretty well, but it was only with one user. We expect 50 users and we have a low bandwidth ...
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456 views

What are some good accessories for a DSLR video recording setup?

I have a DSLR that I've started using for video recording and I'd like to buy some accessories for shooting video. I know this could be subjective, but it doesn't have to be. I am looking for ...
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652 views

Filming a football game from inside the goal. Which camera is best?

So the problem is simple, I'd like a video camera to just leave on record and i can just leave it in the goal mouth, or more preferably at the top of the goal. I record all my games and then edit ...
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2answers
149 views

Adobe Premiere & Final Cut Pro project file standard?

Is there a standard for non-linear video project files? I want to create a slideshow of my life using jpg + mp3 files and want to be able to tweak it many years from now. My fear is that if I use ...
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1answer
477 views

How can I capture multiple computer screens and put them onto a single video stream?

We are looking to broadcast or record a single video stream of two desktop computers running Windows. The software we are looking for would be able to capture the screens of the people working on it ...
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3answers
2k views

Simulating a camera flash

Can anyone give me some tips on simulating a camera flash in After Effects. I am trying to make it keyframing the scale and opacity of a white shape layer but I can't get it to look right.
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1answer
42 views

Environments in which to stage an animated scene

I'm looking to shoot a short computer-based set of scenes, however I'm not sure what suitable (3D) engines/environments would be available to facilitate this. I'm aware of the Source engine, in which ...
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2answers
3k views

Can't add Motion Blur to layer imported from Photoshop

I can't enable Motion Blur on this layer: Any ideas what could be wrong?
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1answer
31 views

About projector (beamers) usage

Can i slowly move a projector while projecting a movie or should I keep it immobile? Also, is it true that i shouldnt turn it on and off too many times ? thanks
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1answer
386 views

Keyboard shortcut for cut video AND sound at current position in premiere cs5.5

I know about Ctrl+K which cuts video at current position, but which shortcut will allow to cut video AND sound?
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4answers
385 views

Quality Full HD Camcorder - DSLR or dedicated one?

I am a passionate photographer and currently own a nikon d80 with a handful of lenses, all Nikon Nikkor ones. Unfortunately, that camera has no video recording capabilities. I have missed so many ...
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1answer
298 views

Choosing a frame-rate for an animation project

How do you choose a framerate for an animation project? In this case I know the exact context where the video will be displayed (company's head office, on a 51" HD TV) and it needs to look really ...
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4answers
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When making an animation how can I get a zooming effect?

I want to add a transition to one of my animations that gives the impression of the camera rushing/zooming towards the animation. Is there a better means of doing this in After Effects than scaling ...
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2answers
1k views

How to make a video of an iPad (or other tablet) screen

I have been making some movies of my iPad for promotional videos and they all range from bad to worse in terms of video quality. I have used compact cameras and camcorders with pretty similar results. ...
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Who owns raw footage?

I am working at a Multimedia Production placement for my college course for a company that wants a promotional video. I shot about 4 hours of video. They believe claim that I have no right to use the ...
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483 views

Halogen brightness for video

I'm trying to get an idea of the brightness of halogen lights before I go and buy any. I'm going to be producing a music video and for some indoor scenes I'll need lighting. I'm on a small budget ...
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2answers
51 views

Is there a way to link the animation of two layers?

I am building a kinetic type-style video and am struggling to get some of the animations to sync correctly. In this particular example I am trying to have a text box (imported .ai file) rotate with ...
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2answers
3k views

How can I add a transition between two cuts of the same clip in Premiere Pro CS5?

I've run into what I think is a bug in Premiere Pro CS5. I've got one large clip that was pulled from an analog camera, and I'm cutting it into scenes. When I try to add a transition between two ...
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1answer
729 views

Rendering video with pixel aspect ratio 0.9091 (in premiere CS5.5)

I have a video (from my Android Nexus One). Dimensions are 720 x 480. The pixel aspect ratio is, according to data embedded in the file, 0.9091. Now, editing the video and exporting it to a media ...
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1answer
61 views

Projecting image from computer that is a distance away

For our schools theatrical production class, we need to project an image using a projector, however the only way to use the projector is to hang it on a lighting bar (Not a problem) The problem is ...
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1answer
79 views

Frequency of refreshing for a green wall

We are setting up a big cellar as a studio in which we will shoot with a green screen. At this point we have two solutions: Put in place a curtain which will be attached to a rail on the ceiling. ...
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3answers
1k views

Remove noise in video post production

I have a video, shot with a recent but low-end camcorder (Samsung HMX-Q10) in Full HD 1920x1080/50i. The problem is that there wasn't enough light (I guess) and the camcorder added some "parasites" ...
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Is firewire better than USB for live webcasting - Video

I am building a 2 camera, 4 mic webcasting setup. Using firewire to connect the 2 cameras to a laptop is more involved as it requires 2 analog to digital converts and 2 firewire ports, whereas most ...
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1answer
99 views

Closed Caption formats - support for overlapping phrases

I am looking to develop a tool for editing Closed Captions for MP3s. It is mostly in support of YouTube music videos. I've been looking over the Supported Caption File Formats in this YouTube page ...
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4answers
7k views

Correcting exposure flickering in time-lapse footage (in After Effects)

I have made some time-lapse footage of a flower blooming. It was taken inside, at night, with constant lighting. The pictures are great, but as footage, the exposure between frames is slightly ...
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3answers
161 views

Timing of script pages

(I'm making a short film with a friend, and we want to make this as close as possible to a blockbuster film without blowing our budget. We have spent about $5000 on a camera, lenses and two ...
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1answer
116 views

How to create film sounds like those booms?

I'm about to make a (feature) film. And I'm sure everyone have heard the deep booms for instance in the big films. Often movies play a build-up song, a viola plays higher and higher and then ...
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4answers
745 views

How to technically tell if a video has been sped up or not?

If given a youtube video, where one part of the video is normal, and the other part is sped up so slightly that it's hard to notice... is there a technical way of proving that it is sped up or not?
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ProRes in Premiere - no audio

I'm experimenting with switching from Final Cut to Premiere. However, most of my source material is ProRes. When I drag a ProRes Quicktime into Premiere (after setting up a new 'custom setting' to ...
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2answers
349 views

What can I use to build a live video recording, streaming, marking application / platform?

I'd like to set up a platform such that I can record 2-4 video inputs into storage while also uploading it into a streaming cloud so that it can be viewed in near-live / real-time. Further, I'd like ...
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4answers
211 views

How to figure out video format by video sample?

I have a video file (30Mb) in some unknown format, hex dump of its header looks like this: 0000000 78 55 52 30 09 10 02 0a 00 00 09 09 22 93 00 39 0000020 00 00 00 00 bd 09 ...
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1answer
43 views

Is it possible to hook up a Component video cable (like those from the Wii) to an old TV that only has classic RCA?

I already manage to hook the cables, but my video is black and white. Is there any way to fix this?
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193 views

Video Archiving Tool

I'm collecting some video and audio files. I need a tool to create a searchable archive from them that will be able to store video /audio path, meta data (Name, Director, description,...) and tag ...
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2answers
114 views

What would you recommend me to record videos while playing Xbox360

I would like to record some videos while playing on the Xbox360. I've been looking around and I would prefer to not use the PC to record (a PCIe card, for example) and I've come across the following ...
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3answers
399 views

What are the options for manipulating video in live situation? Kinda like a VJ

I would like to experiment with live videos when I'm playing as a DJ. I'm a windows user but I can migrate to GNU/Linux and I have money to spend on software. I remember trying Virtual DJ's video ...
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3answers
38k views

What sequence presets I must use with a GoPro and Adobe Premiere Pro CS 5.5?

I use a GoPro which output is mp4 files. I want to edit these movies into Adobe Premiere Pro CS 5.5. I'm a little lost about sequence presets to use. I've got the choice between Digital SLR, AVCHD, ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I PROPERLY slow down a 60 fps clip in Vegas Pro 11?

Let me start at the very beginning: My project frame rate is 23.976 fps (standard film). When I create such a project in Adobe Premiere and then want to add a clip to the timeline, I can set the ...
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2answers
202 views

Managing big Canon 7D files in Premiere CS5.5 with an average computer

I'm new to editing and I'm trying to cope with a 7D project - very heavy files. Usually I don't have any problems with premiere and don't even have to render, but with these files, it's really ...
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3answers
1k views

creating a lossless mp4 screencast

I'm trying to create a screencast for playback on the web. Would like to use h.264, webm, and ogg. The source files are in the Apple Animation codec, and they look perfectly accurate. However when I ...
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1answer
93 views

is there a movie recording tool for dslr connected to phones?

I have a 40D and I'm sometimes using EOS-MovRec to record movies. Since there is no firmware mod/hack for the 40d available I'm asking this question. Is there a tool for the iphone/symbian/android to ...
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4answers
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What is the best way to clean the outside of audio/video cables

What is the best way to clean a cable that has gotten sticky. I know the best thing to do is to not get them sticky in the first place, but after time they get dirty/sticky all by themselves. Lets ...

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