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Nikon D5200 sharpness issue

I've recently been experimenting with the video feature of my D5200 and noticed this issue with the sharpness of the recordings: 2x video crop screenshot: 2x photo crop screenshot As image width ...
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Open source video editing software compatible with Linux [duplicate]

I've been looking around for open source software I can use to quickly edit some of my projects when I'm away from home on my Linux laptop and the best I've found so far is Blender. Does anyone else ...
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Parent a Position X from Particular World to it's own transform xPosition

I have a layer called Blue. I applied CC Particular World to a ShapeLayer with an animated separated X Position (with 3 keyframes). The thing is that the effect doesn't move along with the shape. So ...
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How to convert MP3 file to MIDI on WIndows?

How to convert MP3 file to MIDI on WIndows? MP3 in general is not losssless, is it possible to get MIDI out of a MP3 file?
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Video in Sony Vegas flickers and is full of black frames

I'm trying to import some clips into a Vegas 13 project, but they "flicker": some frames are all black (even in the preview), even though the files play perfectly in mplayer and VLC. The clips are ...
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Question about VHS backing up (Video cassettes)

I've looked at multiple forums, and I thought that it may fit well here with VHS being kind of a retro thing now that many gamers have owned. Anyways, I have a few old VHS tapes that are in PAL/SECAM ...
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Is there a low-cost automated pan/tilt/zoom system?

Our church wants to install a video camera to record services and sermons, nothing fancy - here's what I'm thinking: Mount a remote-control pan/tilt head on the wall or railing of the balcony During ...
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View list of installed plugins in Cinema 4D

How do you view a list or in some way know that a plugin was loaded in Cinema 4D? A friend of mine sent me a plugin he made and wanted me to try it, but I can't tell if it's even loaded. Not sure if ...
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Is there an existing video format that records per-frame metadata?

I wish to stream a video with dynamic metadata. I know I could just steam the video and metadata separately, but ideally I'd like them to be bound permanently. Is there an existing protocol / ...
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Preset/macro for complicated nested effect

I have a few animations that I need to do with some frequency, the steps are as follows: Generate the image from an external program from a template. Add the image to the second nest in a ...
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Troubleshooting XDCAM import into Premirere Pro CC 2014

I am in the middle of editing a TV spot we create bi-weekly and therefore on a tight timeline. I am using Premiere Pro CC (2014) just upadted last week on Win8.1, 4790k, 16GB, OS SSD 256GB, Project ...
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Popularity of Alexa? [closed]

Can anyone explain the reason behind the Alexa's immense popularity among feature films? I see that it is the significant favorite over the Red Epic which is its closest competitor. Why is this? Is is ...
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Move mask inside precomposition in After Effects?

I have a movie in after effects. I created a color key, applied a simple choker and then added a mask. When I move the mask point, it is offset by the simple choker value - so I thought I would ...
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Video converted by FFMPEG has a different duration, why?

I convert videos using FFMPEG. My goal is to convert them to the MP4 container format (MPEG-4 Part 14) with AAC-encoded audio stream and MPEG-4 part 10-encoded video stream. I use the following line ...
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video renders well on mac, but has bizarre effect on windows

I have been editing a video which has rendered fine up until recently, I had it in a .mp4 format on a windows machine editing using wevideo, and I sent it to my friend who edited it on a mac, I think ...
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Close aperture on Canon 1100D

I have a Canon 1100D and a 50mm f/1.8 lens. Seems like the camera insists on shooting at default aperture, but I won't have it, since that results in a mostly blurred video. How can I adjust the ...
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How to edit my video with iMoviewithout losing original dimensions

This may be the simplest question because I am very new in video editing. Basically I have a video of 640x1080 dimension (I recorded iPhone 6 screen with QuickTime). To I just want to add some text ...
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How to get a higher FPS without changing speed video through Adobe After Effects or Premiere Pro CC2014 letting the software create the missing images

I have a video that has been recorded at 7 FPS. I noticed that in the Windows properties of the video file, it is tagged as 25 FPS, and I see that the recorder has inserted each second fake frames ...
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How do I cut out black space on a video?

I record mobile games and have my phone screen, but around the edge of the video it adds a black border which I don't want. Does anyone know how to remove it?
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Quick way to view previous clip in Premiere's Source window?

Sometimes I'm viewing a clip in the Source window, in Premiere. Then I open a different clip in the Source window. Is there a way to quickly get back to the previous clip, without having to burrow ...
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How can I overlap content in Windows Movie Maker?

Say I want to overlap another video on top of the one already playing. How do I do this? There seems to be no option to do so in the actual menus.
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SD Card - GoPro Hero HD

I have seen a lot of comparison about which microSD card I should take if I own a GoPro Hero 3/4 but none of thoses articles mension the original GoPro HD. So is it worth buying an expensive one ...
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fps changes during the record

I recorded myself using my LG G3 smartphone. Now I see that one video is 28.97 fps, another video is 28.81 fps according to the QuickTime Player stats. When I edit the videos in Premiere, the sound ...
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Does 4K impact quality when filming in low light? (other parameters being equal)

I'm wondering if filming with a 4K camera, possibly downsizing to Full HD, will give better detail than filming with a Full HD camera (other parameters being equals). Sub-question (maybe I should ...
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Getting a transparent image from a bmp with alpha

sorry if this sounds a little off topic but it actually has to do with video editing. I made once a logo image as a transparent png to use in virtualdub but since virtualdub logo plugin doesnt allow ...
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ffmpeg - video with timer

I am currently working with the drawtext and drawbox filters to recreate a similar video appearance to what is shown below in the image. I am trying to see of a possible ways to add a count down timer ...
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ffmpeg drawtext filter - create transparent background with text

I am currently working with the drawtext filter. So far I have only been successful with drawtext option configurations to use the right font and place the text horizontally centered. How could i get ...
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Editing objects out of a video

Whilst filming a flypast, a stray piece of material flew onto my camera, wrapping around the lens, and appearing in some frames. Can this string be edited out of the video? (I can sort the audio ...
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Puppet tool - how do I make the arms stay attached to the same points on the body?

Trying to make following character's body wiggle a bit, using the puppet tool: The face and arms are on separate layers as they will need to move independently. When the body moves via the puppet ...
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Converting VOB to mp4 (h264) using ffmpeg results in a different length (bya few frames)

I have a VOB file that I want to convert to h264 using x264. I used: ffmpeg -i 01.VOB -f mp4 -c:v libx264 -profile:v baseline -crf 17 -c:a toolame -vbr 3 prehratelne.mp4 which gave me this: ...
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At what resolution can the 5D Mark 2 record at least over a minute of ML RAW video at 24 fps?

Adding to this, assuming all of this is being done on a 32GB 120MB/S SandDisk card, how many minutes would it take before the entire card is filled up?
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Rendered mp3 file is much larger than original

In Sony Vegas Pro 10 I've placed an .mp3 file (about 3MB file size), then I've cut it slightly at the end to shorten the length. I've tried to encode it with following settings: File - Render As ...
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sofware to anim .stl before importing movie in after effect cs5

im looking for a software (free ideally) and user friendly to be able to import .stl format and anim them,then import them in after effect to add logo, typo and other stuff. Now im using open slipper ...
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Stroke animation on multiple paths

I am trying to animate a stroke effect in After Effects on a large number of paths imported from Illustrator (in my case a vector graphic world map). When I convert the illustrator file to shapes, the ...
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Is there an automated process to split a video into sections with motion?

I have some video files with a reasonably static background and the occasional movement in the scene. I would like to edit down the footage to just the sections with movement in. As there are ...
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Video Rendering at 2x Speed [duplicate]

The video rendered at a normal speed before seen here (it just is missing audio in the first half): https://youtu.be/pMf5JLBIPQk Now that I got the audio working in the first half (AE - Composition ...
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Maintaining thumbnails in Premiere CC

When I open a bin containing video files in Premiere CC on a Mac, if I want to view the video files as thumbnails, I have to wait quite a few seconds every time. Is there a setting so that I can ...
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37 views

Multiple video encoding loss

It's easier to explain my question using an example. Imagine you filmed a few short videos and want to combine them together in a sequence (probably with transitions and etc.). However, for some of ...
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Panasonic DMC Gf6 w/HDMI output: can I connect directly to Mac Mini w/o converter?

Trying to figure out whether I can live stream a music performance at StageIt, Ustream, Livestream, etc. without buying any new hardware. Here's what I've got: Panasonic DMC GF6 camera w/HDMI and ...
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editing 4k and 3840 × 2160 video with a Mac pro1,1

I just got a Panasonic Gh4 camera and recorded some 4k footage with it. For editing I have a Mac pro1,1 (2007): Dual-Core Intel Xeon - 2,66 GHz NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT - VRAM:32768 MB 15 GB memory ...
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Premiere project exported with Adobe Media Encoder is not producing DVD-compliant files. Works in Premiere. Are there settings to adjust?

Premiere project exported with Adobe Media Encoder is not producing DVD-compliant files. It works in Premiere. Are there settings to adjust? How can we make it work? Rather than tying up Premiere ...
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Is it better to use the ts_folder or the img file when reproducing DVDs? And Why?

Is it better to use the ts_folder or the img file when reproducing DVDs? The company reproducing the DVDs asked which to use after the files were uploaded. Which is better for them to use, and why? ...
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22 views

Quickest way to rate takes in Premiere?

How do you rate a series of takes in Premiere? I'd like to be able to look at a series of takes, and quickly mark each one out of 5 or 10, using the keyboard more than the mouse... Is there a good way ...
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154 views

Freeze frame effect with ffmpeg

I am currently fiddling with ffmpeg to achieve a freeze frame effect and so far have been unsuccessful. I have been able to do this with adobe after effects shown here. However I would like to achieve ...
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Gear recommendation: HDMI + XLR recording

Is there any piece of gear that can record an HDMI stream (in a reasonable format like ProRes or something like that) along with multiple XLR inputs (at least 4)? And be portable enough that it's not ...
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How do I match the audio and video streams in my video file with the audio I recorded separately?

I record audio separately using an audio recorder and video separately and they usually sync up later in the NLE painlessly. But there's one particular old digital camera I have that always seems to ...
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How to play a clip only till an Out mark in Adobe Premiere?

In Adobe Premiere there are shortcut keys to play a clip right from the In mark to Out mark. Shortcut on a PC is Ctrl + Shift + Space. However, how can I play a clip only till my Out mark? Not my ...
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Motion graphics vs compositing

I am really confused between the meaning of motion graphics and compositing. Is motion graphics mean using still image to create illusion of moving object and compositing is combining 2 or more clips ...
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Encoding Video For Archiving Using Premiere Pro CS6

I have a set of videos created in Premiere Pro C6 and currently I am encoding them in h264 for YT upload. The raws were taken using a Canon 700D @ 720p60. I was wondering what is the best encoding ...
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Producing Video Lectures similar to Coursera/EDX

I would like to record video lectures using a light board scenario which is a transparent board on which one can draw as if one is drawing on the screen/camera itself. For those of you interested, ...

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