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Problems while implementing RTMPT server

I'm working on the RTMPT server. Seems, that all done correctly, tcpdump's logs shows no difference with Red5. Flash Flowplayer successfully passes handshake, creates and starts stream, initializes ...
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Can low quality video be manipulated to change the displayed time without being detectable?

A friend of mine is being accused for theft and the only evidence for that is a video camera of a nearby shop where he just passed normally. The time on the video matches. He says it's a set up. The ...
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How much recording time at 1080p30 on a 32GB card on a GoPro Hero (1)?

Is there a generic data recording rate for the different capture options on GoPro Heroes? I'm trying to determine what size of SD card I should buy for my GoPro and I'd like to get an approximation. ...
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Audio extraction from video issue

I've extract audio from a mov file. The output (m4a) has the same length of the video, but it starts first. Starting first, audio has a silent space at the end. I tried many different audio/video ...
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175 views

mp4 video exported from x265 does not play

I use x265 to encode a video and the output is mp4. Unfortunately, this file is not playable by any program. The input video is yuv if that matters. Do you know which the problem might be? Thank ...
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1answer
67 views

How to add Letterbox to the Video I have shot?

I would like to add letterbox to the 1080p video I have shot. How can I add it? Which software should I use? I have Premiere Pro and After Effects. What technique should I use?
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1answer
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Black title changes colour when exporting MXF ???

Been asked by client to export in MXF format. Never done that before (worked within PP with MXF, just never exported to that). At the end of the ad I've made a very simple after effects title/call to ...
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1answer
9 views

Camera randomly re-connects to PC

I don't know if it's the right place to post this question or I should go to StackOverflow, but I'll give it a try. I've got my camera connected to PC. It works just fine. But sometimes, let's say ...
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Process for crafting disparate travel footage [closed]

I shot 40 hours of mini dv tape of cycling to India. I worked with a professional film company, who gave me some tuition beforehand. However, in the end the film company decided to produce the film ...
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65 views

Changing the aspect ratio of a video

I have a video (.mpg) and currently it has the wrong aspect ratio (16:9). I now want to change it to the correct aspect ratio (5:4). How can I do this? I know that on VLC player I can change the ...
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47 views

Tips to make professional looking hand-held videos using smart phones?

Phone Model I have: Nokia 808 PureView fps available: 15, 24, 25 30 720p & 1080p videos can be recorded using this phone. I am trying to make videos using hand-held techniques. But whatever I ...
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1answer
81 views

How come my Adobe Illustrator file doesn't show up in After Effects?

I had created an Adobe Illustrator animation/illustration file with 9 layers each depicting a drawing that progresses. I tried to import the file to Adobe After Effects successfully, but the ...
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2answers
35 views

Live streaming with Twitter and RSS information

In two weeks we have a live event for 7 days. Last year we bought wirecast but it looks like it has just a few features. They now integrated Twitter, but it's just weird how it's all made. We have a ...
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1answer
141 views

Fill shape layer with an image (after effects)

How can I fill a shape, with an image in After effects? For example, something like this: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bc/Europe_flags.png I found an answer somewhere that I need ...
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62 views

How to create exact copy of protected DVD? [closed]

First the explanation: I just bought some workout DVDs. My wife and I have a room in our house where we exercise, but my wife also works out with friends she dances with at her studio. I'd like to ...
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109 views

What tools do you use for command line editing? [closed]

[edited to be more like a question.] I have been producing video using a combination of ffmpeg, mencoder and graphicsmagick for several years. Mostly it is because of not only the sorry state of ...
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1answer
137 views

Improving frame/image quality on Handbrake?

I created a .cdr file from a DVD and converted it to an .mp4 with Handbrake. My only issue is Handbrake's default settings create a somewhat grainy picture. The file size went from 1.24Gb to ~100Mb so ...
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1answer
35 views

How to lower the volume of the second audio channel with FFMPEG

It's easy to mute one of the audio channels of a video, but I have to lower the second one with some dB. I have searched in documentation about mapping the channels but I am still confised how to ...
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1answer
62 views

CHDK on Canon Powershot S100: Is there a Video Bitrate sweet spot?

I'm using a Powershot S100 with CHDK. The default video bitrate of the S100 is around 4 MByte/sec at the highest quality. Using CHDK and the options "Mode=Quality" and "Quality=99", you can get ...
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3answers
45 views

What are the names of different ways to fit video when the aspect ratios do not match?

If I want to communicate to someone editing a video, how can I tell in an unambiguous way how I want the video to be resized. 1) If I want the image to be cropped so that there are no black strips ...
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36 views

no sound in mp4 Sony Vegas

I haven't been using Sony Vegas too much, but this has never happened to me before... All my videos look like this.. I can playback no problem, but without sound. It's mp4. What could be the issue? ...
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1answer
128 views

How to Sync a Layer's Position, to a Layer in Another (Time Remapped) Comp

So we are making a 2D animation. We have character assets in PSD. We have a "Character" Comp which contains the following: "Eyes" Comp, "Mouth" Comp and "Body" Comp. "Body" has the 2-second ...
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35 views

Depth of focus for video recording

How can I calculate the depth of focus (Depth of field, DoF) for video recording? There are some tools around that calculate the DoF for different camera types depending on focal length, f-stop and ...
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1answer
40 views

How to show a character in black and white mode with colorful background? [duplicate]

I want to show a character in black and white but the background/environment he reside remains colorful. I heard that through rotoscoping it will be possible. Is it correct? Could anyone please ...
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3answers
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Which (video game) recording program fits for these criteria?

Record games File size has to be small (fps doesn't need to be higher than 30, resolution is only 720×480) Barely uses cpu The program does not lock the framerate or anything else that changes my ...
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2answers
112 views

Warp stabilizer in Premiere Pro cuts off most of the image

Has anyone seen this problem before? When I apply (and only when I apply) the warp stabilizer, it seems like only 1/10 of the video shows up. Here's a screenshot: It works on older versions of ...
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154 views

What benefit would I get from using Apple Compressor instead of just exporting from Final Cut Pro X?

I have Final Cut Pro X 10.1.4. I usually always use the "share" option to export my video and select whatever format I want to share with. Usually either "Master File" or "YouTube". I also see the ...
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1answer
13 views

Should I cut footage into clips whilst I'm logging it?

I'm logging some DV tapes. Currently literally just capturing into Premiere as AVI DV capture format, and writing what is happening and the timecode with pen and paper. I've got the feeling I'm going ...
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2answers
58 views

Commercial Movies: Film vs Digital

I was reading about how slowly a lot of motion picture is transitioning to digital from film and the relative advantages & limitations of each medium etc. I was wondering, are there directors ...
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1answer
39 views

The ideal wood for the DIY slate?

I am planning to create a DIY slate/clapperboard. What would be the ideal wood for the clapper? I believe that the main qualities of the ideal wood would include, but not limited to, the following: ...
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1answer
121 views

Are there any free ways to increase the framerate of a video?

Suppose I have some footage at 30FPS that I'd like to have a copy at 60FPS with tween frames generated by interpolation (at this point I don't care too much about potential quality or artifacts.) And ...
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4answers
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Video desyncs with the audio over time

I record footage with OBS and do voiceovers recorded in audacity. I process the audio in audacity, then sync the audio with the video. However, since I started doing it this way, the audio and video ...
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1answer
84 views

Footage of different framerates in Adobe Premiere Pro

Background information I'm going to create a audio/visual production with two camera's. One camera uses 1920 x 1080 with 25fps rate. The other camera is the GoPro camera. There are several video ...
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1answer
44 views

Adobe encore - Highlight button with image

My question is simple, is it possible to add images as highlights to buttons with Adobe Encore? I have just tried it and it appears a white box instead of my image when I hover buttons in my DVD ...
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1answer
246 views

mp4 file will not play video, only audio on quicktime, fine on VLC

I have an mp4 file that will not play video, only audio, on QuickTime (10.4 on Yosemite) - and by extension does not show the correct icon in Finder not will it play properly on iOS devices. Others ...
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3answers
77 views

How to animate the size (width and height) of a rectangle animation in after effects?

I want to change the height of a rectangle bottom - top from 0 to 1080px starting from position -1080 to 0. How do I do that? By default the transform does not have a size. It does have a scale but ...
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1answer
41 views

Color shift after exporting!

I've a bunch of videos from different sources that i need to export, i'm mainly using Sorenson Squeeze 9 for videos that i just want to transcode to another format or change bitrates, and Premiere Pro ...
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3answers
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Converting from 3/4" video to digital.

Our company has approximately 27,000 hours of video stored on 3/4" video tapes. We have begun the process of converting the video digitally with the current setup: Sony U-MATIC VO-5850 & Sony ...
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1answer
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What does the information on DSLR lenses mean in terms of filmmaking?

What does the information on DSLR lenses such as the mm range and the f/stop mean in terms of filmmaking, specifically relating to depth-of-field. Lenses are the only aspect of filmmaking I don't ...
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dvd menu with single text field that can change

I've been making a DVD menu with DVDstyler, and I'm fairly happy with how it looks. However, since space is limited and I have 5 scenes on one page, I want to have a single text box at the bottom that ...
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2answers
1k views

encoding 4:2:2 in 10-bit with libx264

I believe that libx264 is now capable of doing 10-bit 4:2:2 encodings, but I can't seem to get it to work. I'm using ffmpeg (info below), and I've also tried the x264 encoder directly. I've tried ...
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What kind of storage for digital footage?

I've got a bunch of usb external hard drives, but I don't trust them for storing digitised footage. I will have potentially up to 3 TB of footage after digitising. USB can be slow for transferring ...
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ffmpeg filter_complex problem

I'm trying to achieve complex effect with ffmpeg, but I seem to be failing the syntax of -filter_complex somewhere. The goal is to capture part of the screen (with UScreenCapture direct show device) ...
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2answers
102 views

How much disk space does 1 mini DV tape digitised in HDV take?

I'm looking out to buy some storage for a session of logging a lot of tapes, and I want to guage how much space I will need. How much disk space does 1 mini DV tape digitised in HDV take?
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Exporting with transparent background in premiere

I exported a video that starts with fade in and it is transparent so when I put it in another project I won't need to add keyframes every time. The problem is that the video is "jumping" - watch ...
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2answers
59 views

What new piece of hardware to get to increase video rendering performance?

So, I've got the opportunity to buy some new piece of hardware for my PC. I do video rendering quite often, so, my question is - what piece of hardware should I replace to get a guaranteed rendering ...
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1answer
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Re-encoding Archival Movies

I have some old quicktime movies from a project I did in 2005. The client came back recently and wants to do some changes and run off a new version, and since I've got all his media restored at the ...
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4answers
133 views

What is the technical advantage of celluloid film over digital?

I know that digital is used more than celluloid now. Still, I would like to know why celluloid film is still favored by some film makers. Only a few years ago celluloid was the standard. What was/is ...
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1answer
16 views

How to colorise black and white movies?

What techniques are used to colorise old black and white movies? Are there different techniques? How to choose the right technique?
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317 views

The ffmpeg`s filter_complex blend respecting overlay`s alpha channel

I need to blend an video with an semitransparent png like this: [1:0][0:0]blend=all_mode=average Seems like the transparency of png is ignored. What I missed? How to make the ffmpeg to respect ...

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