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Fast subtitle workflow in Sony Vegas?

In Vegas is quite time consuming having to insert text using only visual cues, for example: Inserting new text media requires to choose presets instead of having a default style on the go. No ...
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.SAV live video?

I bought a camera that I plan on using for my videos. The problem? It streams over the network, live, in a format that I've never even heard of. .sav I've tried everything, and I don't know how to ...
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How do I change frame size, preserving width (using ffmpeg)?

I'm new to this StackExchange site, and to using the ffmpeg encoder. I have a video that is 720x480 (3:2) that I would like to change to 720x406 (16:9) to match the other videos I have for a site. I ...
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Is there a way to do both Extruded Text and Layer Modes natively in After Effects?

I followed Video Copilot 3D Shadows tutorial to create a nice shadow on my text. Because of the angle I'm doing though which is much more ... perspective I suppose you could say it could really use a ...
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mp4 - Codec or Container

Please explain, so confusing. I get that AVC is a video format, MKV is a container (that can contain mp4 video, FLAC audio etc.), but what is mp4 then?
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How does the source encoding reflect the settings used to export?

I filmed Video during Christmas with my Canon 5D mark II. My input source is H.264/MPEG-4 (Base Profile @ L5) from my camera. I have edited the movie and just want to save it to the hard drive for ...
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Why is my Premiere timeline scrollbar thumb non-proportional?

In almost every app on Earth, the width of the scrollbar thumb (aka scroller or knob) is proportional to the amount of content present in the window, relative to total content. Yet in Premiere Pro ...
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53 views

Rendering video from Photoshop CS6 leaves background grey where it should be white

On export of an animation from Photoshop, the rendered video has a grey background where it should be white. We have tried multiple settings and documents and nothing we've tried works. These are ...
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Tools to combine a video with an animated logo

I'm wondering, what tools would you suggest that I use to create an animated logo like the following. Say I have a logo that represents a roaring tiger head. I would like to have an intro video that ...
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Why does my Class 10 memory card run in to buffering problems?

My Canon EOS 600D's class 10 SD card does not write out data very quickly and this results in buffering issues which can be seen when shooting 1080p@30fps video. Why can't the card keep up and what ...
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84 views

Vegas pro will not show video for avi with mp4v fourcc codec?

I have a few avi videos that are encoded with the mp4v fourcc codec. I have Sony Vegas Pro 8 and it will not open the video part. It will bring the files into the file manager, but when I drag them ...
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Portable screen for USB camera [closed]

apologies if this is not the correct place to ask this question. I need to use a USB camera with a long extension (something like this ...
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Low cost DIY high-speed video camera

I always have been intrigued by high speed/fps video. And I have looked online how much it would cost to buy one myself. However they are often very expensive, I do not know what the average price ...
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50 views

How to deal with Youtube making videos 'pinkish'?

Often my videos that i upload to Youtube turn 'pinkish' when played there. And unfortunately Youtube allows to adjust Yellow-Blue ratio, but doesn't allow one to play with any other colour after ...
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1answer
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Final Cut Pro 10.1: How to move clip framewise in timeline?

in Final Cut Pro X 10.08 I have been able to move a clip frame wise with the arrow key. In 10.1 this moves the cursor, not the clip. Is there a way to move the clip? Kind regards, Nils
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64 views

Clip Library Management

Over time, as I've taken on more and more work (as a theatrical AV designer), I've built up a large collection of stock clips from a wide variety of sources, which always come in handy for smaller ...
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34 views

What encoding settings does Revision3 use to get quality high but file size so low?

I am creating my own content. We have recorded uncompressed, and are now at the exporting stage. This video will be downloaded, not streamed via YouTube or Vimeo. So far, we are rendering it at 5Mbps ...
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1answer
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What software do you recommend to easily import and edit tapes?

We've got loads of tapes filmed with an old camera that are just sitting there never being watched, and we want an easy way to import and play with them. We purchased the Dazzle DVC100, which seems ...
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86 views

How to focus when recording video using a DSLR?

I'm looking for advice on how to adjust focus effectively when using a DSLR to record video. I find it difficult to judge focus on the small LCD screen on the back of the camera when focusing ...
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2answers
88 views

Is it possible to find a webcam with large aperture?

I'm looking for a Webcam with large aperture and shallow depth of field, similar to the F 1.8 Canon lenses, so far It has been really difficult since most of the specifications for any webcam are ...
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84 views

Udacity - Hand under notes video effect

In a typical Udacity course, the hand written course videos are displayed with the writers hand beneath a semi-transparant view of the notes (1:02 in video linked below). I want to replicate this to ...
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35 views

Problem of overview with my created closed caption in Premiere CC

When I create a new closed caption on my video, nothing appears on my images. (I can see the overview on the closed caption monitor but nothing appears on my video)
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23 views

After a clip ends should that track be re-used?

Say you have file100.mov run for 10 seconds on track A1 and V1. At the 11 second mark track A1/V1 is effectively empty. Is it better to "recycle" that track with file200.mov or to put file200.mov onto ...
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1answer
45 views

How to defeat the display info overlay on the HDMI output of the Canon XA25 including the status indicator?

How to defeat the display info overlay on the HDMI output of the Canon XA25 including the status indicator. An IT/AV colleague of mine needs to send the HDMI output of a Canon XA25 for streaming but ...
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1answer
34 views

Reliable way to burn VIDEO_TS folder on a DVD?

I'm building a video dvd for a wedding. I have rendered the VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS folders using an authoring software. I have burned them into a DVD using Windows, but the DVD is unreadable on 3 ...
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1answer
25 views

Is it bad form to have a different number of audio tracks from video tracks?

In Premier when adding a new Audio or Video track it wants to add both. In industry is it considered good form to leave empty tracks, say: V2 Movie Clip V1 Title A1 BG Music A2 nothing Or is it ...
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19 views

What keywords to use when searching for a Maya plugin developer?

I'm not very familiar with VFX production but I've been asked to do some research on companies that develop Maya plugins. However, I'm having trouble locating such companies. First, I tried ...
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25 views

Where does Camtasia store files locally?

I uploaded them as guest, but they are not listed online even though I provided a valid email address. Windows 7
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61 views

How does ARRI saturation formula differ from the ASC-CDL spec?

In the context of ASC-CDL, saturation is applied as: luma = 0.2126*iR + 0.7152*iG + 0.0722*iB oR = luma + saturation*(iR-luma) oG = luma + saturation*(iG-luma) oB = luma + saturation*(iB-luma) ...
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44 views

When is it necessary to enable “Time Remap” in After Effects?

In After Effects to speed up and slow down footage this tutorial shows that you first enable Time Remap then use Timewarp. He doesn't appear to do anything with the Time Remap though. This other ...
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1answer
62 views

Does anybody have suggestion to recreate this light trail effect?

Maybe you know this wonderful video: ...
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1answer
36 views

How to *stream* audio over multiple scenes in Flash?

I must use "stream" because the video must sync with audio. Suggestions I found on Google: 1) Use Event mode. I am aware the "Event" mode will play over multiple scenes, but it does not force audio ...
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51 views

Home video, Canon 60D, 1080p, 23 fps, H.264 lag during playback

I can play almost all videos without problems on my Google TV or XBMC box, but when I try to play videos recorded on a Canon 60D camera it gives severe lag and takes some time to start up. Any reason ...
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1answer
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Cleaning matte - remove area's smaller than x pixels?

I have created a plate through the "difference matte" process - but I have a bunch of area's that show small white speckles on a black background. Is there an automated way to remove those small white ...
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44 views

Kdenlive Render Effects

I'm using Kdenlive on Linux Mint 16, and I was finding that my keyframed "Box Blur" effect was significantly slowing down playback, and so I thought there might be a way to render the effects on a ...
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Remote pan/tilt/zoom cameras that aren't expensive

I can't quite tell if shopping/product questions are allowed here, but...I'm not sure where else to turn on the SE network. I have no a/v experience. I'm trying to gather info for a project here at ...
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1answer
64 views

How to Setup Resolution and Frame Rate Between Two Cameras for Premiere Editting and YouTube

I have a Canon Vixia HF G10 and a Canon 70D. I need to do an interview requiring two camera angles. I need to figure out what the best way to ensure both cameras record video at the highest frame ...
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What is a description along the bottom of a video generally called?

Sorry about the terrible title question. I'll edit it if I get an answer to be more useful to others, or you're welcome to do so. I'm trying to find tutorials and even inspiration for stuff like the ...
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1answer
156 views

Issue with Opening Downloaded ASF Stream files in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

I am a newbie to video editing and I've been trying to take some files I downloaded from a stream online (public government videos), to make an Adobe Premiere Pro video out of them. Here's an example ...
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331 views

How do I blur the background, but not a moving subject in FCPX to create a depth-of-field effect?

So I am using my camera to make vlogs for youtube and sometimes interview people. I have a background that doesn't move and I have a person in front of the camera who sometimes moves from left to ...
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Creating a stream containing only hardsubed subtitles

I'm trying to achieve the following: I have an mp4 file with a single stream, for which I created an .ass file (it is important that the styling and positions in .ass are preserved when ...
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2answers
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converting to .MJP files

I would like to convert some short videos to .MJP format, and none of my preferred tools for video conversion can do this. Can anybody suggest free software that can achieve this? OSX preferred, but ...
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1answer
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Old 8mm video recording tapes and standards

I want to transfer a set of old home video tapes recorded on a Sanyo VM-D66P. I do not have access to the camcorder anymore need to buy a camcorder that will play them so I can capture it via USB. The ...
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0answers
26 views

spumux and dvdauthor - Menus and buttons not visible

Duplicate of http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20840533/spumux-and-dvdauthor-menus-and-buttons-not-visible I would like to describe my steps in detail for the goal of creating a menu with buttons ...
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1answer
169 views

How to link URL in flash media player to red5 server

I am trying to test a flash player for red5 live streaming video and in flash CS6 I have put a player component on the stage and not sure what url to input the live stream source? I can test and see ...
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1answer
101 views

Smooth horizontal and vertical camera movement

I have a Canon EOS 60D camera. I want to use this to take some video by moving the camera smoothly in horizontal and vertical axis. For example, if I want to take video of the bezel of a TV, I'd like ...
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1answer
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Error while opening encoder for output stream #0:0 - maybe incorrect parameters such as bit_rate, rate, width or height

ffmpeg -i test.mp4 -acodec libvorbis -vcodec libvpx out.webm ffmpeg version N-57647-g1880294 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg developers built on Oct 30 2013 19:25:44 with gcc 4.4.7 (GCC) ...
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Adobe Encore and DVD Subpictures inconsistency

Good evening, What do I need to do in order to make DVD subpictures be rendered exactly as I designed it in Adobe Encore or in Adobe Photoshop? Please, take a look at the pictures listed below ...
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2answers
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How to fix choppy/lagging video from Canon t3i?

I recently started using a Canon t3i to record video. When I upload the files to my computer (PC), however, the video is very choppy-- it lags even more dramatically when I try importing it into my ...
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UHS1 vs. Class 10 sd card (Samsung dv100)

Looking to buy a new memory card for my Samsung dv100. After reading the manual, asking samsung support and searching the web, I still don't understand whether buying UHS1 card is an "overkill" for ...

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