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Set ipad compatible thumbs for mp4 videos based on a frame of the video with command line

I have a directory of 100 mp4 files. All are working well on my ipad but most of them do not have a working thumb. I want to generate these thumbs with a command line command (on macosx) based on a ...
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190 views

flv rtmp url for video-js

I cannot get the code right in video-js player when wanting play rtmp url flv file. Does anyone know what it should be? I've tried following a number of examples at the blog reference site for ...
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disabling streams in quicktime movies with ffmpeg

In Quicktime pro you can turn off streams in movies, without deleting the stream. Is it possible to do this with a command line application like ffmpeg? I have a bunch of video files that were ...
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1answer
229 views

How to concatenate two mxf files with ffmpeg, preserving both audio channels?

I have mxf files which went over the 2G limit, so were split up in the camera to produce two mxf files. They have two audio streams, one from each mic, like this: Duration: 00:10:01.60, start: ...
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36 views

Sony Vegas Text Parser?

I'm working on one of those videos where there's a voice over and text follows it, one sentence appearing at a time. I lose quite a lot of time having to generate or copy media and having to "feed it" ...
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1answer
62 views

Compressor 4.1: Why can't I select the group I made for distributed processing?

I'm currently trying to get distributed processing to work using two different computers on the same network running the same versions of osx, fcpx, and compressor. When I go to choose the group I ...
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Is it possible to have stereo sound from an external mic on a Canon Vixia HF G20

I have a Canon Vixia HF G20 and I cannot find anywhere in the manual about an external mic in stereo mode. The "advanced hot shoe" does support stereo and surround sound but through the Line In/Mic ...
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Motion 5 - Link Parameters but Trail or Lag Value by a Few Seconds

How do I link the parameters of one element to another so that they mimic each other but have there be a 1-2sec delay in the mirroring behavior? Normally I would use a link behavior to join the ...
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1answer
56 views

Smartphone app for JVC Adixxion

For JVC Adixxion, there is "ADIXXION sync." app, available for Android and iOS devices. The app's page states, that it is dedicated to JVC GC-XA2. Will this app work also with GC-XA1 model? Are ...
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1answer
212 views

How to Set the defaults for Render Queue in After Effects

I'm using After Effects CS3 (yeah, I know it's old) and I'm rendering my composition out. When I Add to Render Queue I have to change the settings like Render Settings & Output Module every time. ...
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1answer
22 views

Screen recording 3d zoom

I want to record screen and add some zoom effects like in this video: https://vimeo.com/59343034 (for example at 00:11) Can you tell me, how can I do that?
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129 views

Export high bitrate video in lightworks

My goal is to get a high bitrate video to a friend of mine, so he can then use the video and edit it for another use. I am to the point where i need to export the video. What export option is going ...
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Is there a way to make Premiere reuse nested previews?

I have a rather effect-heavy clip in my project. I made it a separate sequence using nest from the context menu and rendered its preview to see it's ok. Now that it's rendered(shows green on top of ...
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1answer
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What is the underlying difference between motion compensation and motion estimation?

I know that motion estimation has to do with calculating motion vectors, but where does motion compensation come into play. Can't we just do it with motion vectors, since, we are still calculating the ...
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1answer
14 views

live stream saved or not [closed]

Trying to work out if you upload a live stream if it is routed and just played or if it saves into a folder. So for example if you set up a webcam 24 hours and relay that online if that just ...
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1answer
61 views

Is it possible to use an SSD for the RAM preview in After Effects CC?

I'm looking at my options, I would like to buy an SSD to do RAM previews with but I'm not sure if it can be configured this way... is there anyone else that has tried this?
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28 views

What hardware should I get for a conversion farm for MXF => Prores

I currently use a mac pro for importing mxf files into FCP (equivalent to converting to prores, I believe) at about 3x realtime @29.97fps. I want to get a machine to run ffmpeg & do the ...
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2answers
376 views

Youtube convert my video on bad quality

I have some problem with video and its representation on youtube. When I upload video which was encoded with MPEG4 or H.264 codec, I get bad quality video after youtube processing. What is this ...
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1answer
19 views

High resolution recording with component cable

I am using a HD Video Camera with a max resolution of 1920x1080. It is a Canon Legria HF M32. I would like to record the videos using my PC. I have a component cable to USB adapter. My problem is the ...
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150 views

Adding an image above a video in imovie

I need to add an image above a movie, i.e not overlaying the movie itself. I see this being broken down into two parts: 1) Change the canvas size to create a region at the top for the image to go. ...
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1answer
36 views

How do I render each time increment on Premiere Pro CS5/6?

I want to write a script that automates rendering in a way that each, say, 30 seconds of a longer video becomes a separate video file. How do I approach this without having to manually highlight and ...
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2answers
147 views

How to fix white balance gone bad?

I've done about 1h of footage during a SCUBA dive with a Gopro Hero 2 (underwater housing, no filter), but the auto white balance algorithm messed up the colors and everything has a very strong green ...
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4answers
45 views

How to film a falling shot

Were trying to film a vine using an iphone. We want to have a first person shot of falling off of a building. Our budget is £20. Is there a way we can get this shot without damaging the iphone nor ...
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1answer
34 views

What is the text commonly found at the end of documentaries called?

In documentaries / semi-documentaries and even fake documentaries there's often text that comes on at the end showing some facts fading in and out, or where the people are now (depending on subject). ...
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1answer
33 views

How to record multiple days worth of video without interrruption

I'm working on breaking a world record for continuous game play, multiple days, with my brother and tried to use my MBP to record it all but Quicktime kept stopping. Questions: Does someone have a ...
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2answers
50 views

Batch add audio to video - Adobe?

I'm looking for a method to add an audio file (a short blip) to many short video files. Is there a method on any popular video software to create a batch process that will add the same audio file to ...
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0answers
29 views

Getting audio from a Bell & Howell Filmosound 8 Projector

I recently acquired a Bell & Howell Filmosound 8mm Projector, and several 8mm Sound Films. To my delight, the motor and lamp work and the unit seems to work quite well. I would love to figure ...
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1answer
38 views

What is this cable for?

I'm tidying up and have found a cable that came with a Lumix camera. It has a micro-usb port at one and and white and yellow phono plugs at the other - just like this one. My question is, what is it ...
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2answers
57 views

How do I get royalty free music, images ,video clips, cartoon characters with different actions and emotions for short filmmaking

How do I get royalty free music, images , video clips, cartoon characters with different actions and emotions for short filmmaking?
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1answer
48 views

Cannot export video file in correct resolution

I am following this tutorial on how to cut out audio from my video (I actually wanted to cut out just part of audio but i know how to do that so its not a problem) @ 2:55 the video shows a window ...
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2answers
248 views

After Effects expression help: define two positions, tween back and forth

So I want to do something simple: define two sets of coordinates (a "from" and a "to" position), along with a duration in frames. I want the animation to be executed, then reversed, and looped. I ...
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3answers
81 views

What is the most compatible compression/Codec to in Handbrake use for video that will be played in Chrome and Safari browsers?

I am going to re-sample a bunch of videos to be played through web browsers. (Current video is large, 3 MB for a 4s clip. Hoping to compress by 90%). Use: These videos will be played in a web-based ...
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2answers
82 views

What equipment should I get for starting out making professional quality films?

I want to start two short film projects but I don't know what equipment I need to get a good professional quality result. I've been saving some money so I hope budget is not a problem. Also, what's ...
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3answers
35 views

optimizing / compressing video for web with Quicktime

I have a ~70mb (3 minutes long) m4v video that I need to get to a much more reasonable file size for playing on a site that will primarily be accessed via iPad. I don't know if it matters, but the ...
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2answers
33 views

Is there a way to apply an Animation Preset - Text Effect onto a shape?

I have a few bullet points as so: I would like to apply an Animation Preset > Text > Blurs > Bullet Train to it... But I want the effect to include the blue circle. I've tried applying ...
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1answer
18 views

Portable camera recommendation for interviews

I'm looking for a decent quality video camera that I can travel around with and conduct short interviews. I also need to be able to use a lavalier microphone with it. Someone recommended a GoPro but ...
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2answers
40 views

Best format for audio track with a single/few images

What would be the best (e.g. most compact) format for a "video" that is actually an audio track with a single static image the whole time? (example) And if it was not one static image, but a slow ...
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1answer
81 views

Inexpensive do-it-yourself Steadicam rig

Anyone have experience with a cheap DIY Steadicam style rig for a video camera? It doesn't have to take perfect picture, but be steadier than a handheld camera. Thanks.
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3answers
60 views

Why does audio have standard bit rates whereas video does not

I got into live streaming recently and while I was reading up on encoding settings I noticed that even though there are rules of thumb, there doesn't seem to be a standard set of bit rates we could ...
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3answers
92 views

How can i check if a particular sound I used in my video was copyrighted?

Been using royalty free music for some time, however youtube shows that I am using some copyrighted material. So just wanted to know if there is any way by which I can check if a song is copyrighted ...
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2answers
26 views

Reconstrcuting images from MPEG

I wish to export all frames of an MPEG video as individual frames. How can I do this?
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2answers
98 views

Will 1080p content on 4K display look as crisp

I have some 1080p content and a 1080p display. Currently, if I play 720 content, it's not as sharp on the display, obviously, as it is a lesser resolution. Will this be the same issue if I relay my ...
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2answers
33 views

use video for demo player is it legal?

My question is about copyright of videos. I want to use this video inside my demo web base video player,but i do not know any thing law of copyright or license of video. how can i check for this video ...
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3answers
73 views

What are people using to connect SSD drives from a camera to Thunderbolt or Firewire?

We're shooting on a Blackmagic Cinema Camera, and at the moment are using the guts of a little portable drive enclosure as our cradle for transferring to our Macs via Firewire 800. It's got a very ...
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2answers
371 views

How could I make a map zoom in effect?

I'm the only one that knows how to use a computer in the family and so I've been asked to produce a video for a wedding. One of the main requirements for the video is that a map location must be ...
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0answers
65 views

FCP 7 Subclips with Proxy Files Reconnecting to RED 4K Files in REDCINE-X PRO

Does anyone have experience creating subclips in FCP 7 of Red 1080p prores proxy files for an offline edit and reconnecting to the 4K raw Red files for online (color, etc)? Any issues in trying to ...
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2answers
180 views

Video Editor with custom effect masking and shape/drawing overlays

I've spent a very long time on this and have been unimpressed with 90% of the main stream video editors, so I'd really appreciate some expert advice on this. I'm looking for a video editor (hopefully ...
0
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2answers
275 views

How to combine different projects to create final clip in After Effects?

I am new to video editing and learning Adobe After Effects CS6. I have downloaded different templates from the web and edited them and now I want to create a final movie by combining all the clips. ...
2
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1answer
32 views

What is a good lossy format for storing DV

I have 60Gb of DV footage that I need to store, but 60Gb is WAY too big. I need to transcode it to a lossy format, but I need the resulting video to be robust such that it can be easily edited with a ...
3
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1answer
71 views

Live desktop feed on green screen: thesis presentation

Next week I'm doing my final presentation on my thesis about Android development. Because I go to school in the Netherlands, and my internship is in New York City, I'm going to do my presentation ...

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