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2answers
295 views

Can FCPX work with vector graphics?

I've tried to import .eps and .ai files unsuccessfully. Are there any vector formats supported by FCPX?
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0answers
3 views

Workflow for batch extracting many short clips from long footage

I have longer video footage from which I would like to extract many short clips. To add some context, this is for a sign language research project where I have several long source videos, about 1 hour ...
0
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1answer
8 views

ffmpeg: can I crop using vf while also using filter_complex at the same time?

I have an ffmpeg command using -vf to square crop a video: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf \ "crop='if(gte(iw,ih),ih,iw):if(gte(ih,iw),iw,ih)', scale=720x720" \ -an -c:v libx264 -profile:v high -level 4.1 \ ...
4
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6answers
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Does repeatedly saving a video degrade its quality?

I take a video file, let's say an mp4, and use, let's say Windows Movie Maker, to repeatedly just save it, with no edits. Every time, the software has to convert the video into a format it can edit, ...
2
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0answers
41 views

Netflix encoding system - MAPLE

I understand that Netflix does all their encoding in AWS using EC2. They have a custom encoding software called MAPLE that chunks all source video into 2-3 second chunks and encodes in multiple codec ...
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0answers
12 views

PC for editing 4K Video (entry level)

I'm looking to start editing 4K video. Not full length films but maybe 5-15 minute projects. I'm looking at a budget PC to build for this kind of thing. I understand it won't have thunderbolt as ...
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1answer
14 views

Using AAC-HE for 5.1 audio?

A couple of questions when thinking about 5.1 audio encoding: What are the limitations of AAC-HE codec while doing 5.1 audio ? Why is AC3 preferred when compared to AAC-HE ?
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3answers
41 views

Is there a video container which is able to handle segments of different video quality (or even size)?

Let's assume I have a video of 10 minutes length. And I want to reduce its size by having some parts in high bitrate, while other less important parts can be low bitrate. For this I'd cut the original ...
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1answer
13 views

Avid/Pinnacle Liquid

I have a licensed copy of Liquid on my Windows XP machine. No matter what I've tried, I can't move or reinstall it to my Windows 8.1 machine. Any suggestions?
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1answer
13 views

Why This Video Appears in Full Canvas?

Rookie video editor here, asking about video canvas. Don't know the right term in video editing but in image editing it's area that is not part of it. This is the video: ...
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1answer
46 views

DVD authoring burning

I am looking for a player that i can burn to a disk. I used to have this facility when i used DVDit le but lost the serial number. I was able to write video files to disk along with a player - thus ...
4
votes
1answer
511 views

ffmpeg: overlay rotated video with transparency

I'm new to ffmpeg (video encoding in general). I have two videos one larger than the other. I want to rotate, resize and overlay the shorter video on the larger one at defined coordinates. So far, ...
0
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1answer
44 views

Photoshop animation dropping frames at 12fps or as image sequence

I have been kind of tearing my hair out trying to figure this out. I have a frame animation with 30 frames. I tried exporting it as a video set to 12fps. For some reason, what should be 2.5 seconds ...
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1answer
25 views

Using little robots to speed up the stop motion animation process

I'm not very well experienced in the animations area,but I would like to be more and more experienced in the stop motion tecnique. I would like to know if someone uses pre built (or easy to build) ...
1
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3answers
17 views

MILC or camcorder for ENG?

I'm going to shoot a lot of Electronic News Gathering stuff like demonstrations, reports. But also interviews and longer events like speeches and talks. I can't decide between a camcorder and a MILC ...
0
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1answer
11 views

MediaInfo Fourcc Values

I'm trying to figure out what fourcc value I need to use but I'm a bit confused between file formats and codecs. I have a .mov file and MediaInfo reports it as shown below I need to specify the ...
3
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4answers
46 views

What kind of external microphone can I use with my Galaxy smartphone?

I'm feeling a bit stupid. I want to make video podcasts using my Samsung Galaxy S3 but of course the internal mic isn't much good. So i need an external mic. Can I use pretty much any ...
0
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0answers
10 views

How to export a video in expecific ratio

When exporting this video, I get all the content inside the red box. But, I want the content inside green box. How can I do it in Adobe Premiere?
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vote
2answers
25 views

Export video for Broadcast TV

Just wondering, if now, as we broadcast free-to-air commercial television digitally, whether to still apply 'Broadcast Safe filters/effects'?
3
votes
2answers
26 views

Broadcast Television - Best specs to supply news footage

We are preparing a bunch of 10secs video bites that we hope to be picked up by news media outlets as supplemental footage for news reports. Could anyone suggest the best specs to export the clips as ...
0
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2answers
45 views

Resolve Bad public atom found when using ffmpeg copy

I have a .mov file with a number of streams both audio and video I'd like to demux (if thats the correct term) into separate files (1 per stream to start with) without loosing quality or resolution ...
3
votes
1answer
26 views

Is possible to use this “map” as a mask? (After Effects)

I'm creating animations like the hearthstone golden cards,and I'm tired of masking everything bit by bit. I know that the hearthstone team used masks (with colors) in order to make the animations,they ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

FFMPEG - Add intro and outro to a video

Here is basically what I'm trying to do. I have three files : 1. image.png 2. music.wav 3. video.mp4 I'm trying to create a new video file (mp4) with : IMAGE.PNG for the first 5 seconds VIDEO.MP4 ...
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2answers
19 views

Differences of h.264 and h.265?

What are the main differences between h.264 and h.265?
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vote
2answers
155 views

FFMPEG duplicates the first frame when encoding

Using ffprobe shows that both videos have the same framecount, still if I extract the frames as images the compressed one has an extra frame at the beginning (which is just the duplicated first ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

How to add “AR” elements over video?

disclaimer: I'm completely a neophyte, mildly competent with Photoshop and that's it. I was trying to figure out what would be the quickest/easiest way to add AR-ish elements over a video. For ...
4
votes
1answer
216 views

Video transitions and filters - how to create custom ones?

I am wondering if there is a possibility to do custom video transitions or filters. Like the video spiraling out, little squares appearing, circling out or something like that. Wiping the video out ...
3
votes
3answers
2k 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 ...
2
votes
3answers
6k views

After Effects Not Rendering Transparency (Quicktime Movie)

I have a comp that I made that is a write-on effect. I have selected the alpha channel toggle so in my view, I see the checkered background. When I queue to render, I select lossless + alpha (I've ...
1
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1answer
15 views

Decimating files in Moviemaker

I need to find a way to cut down on the total number of frames in a video I'm editing. Essentially, if it was shot in 60 fps, I'd like to choose to only keep every 20th or 30th frame. The only ...
0
votes
2answers
17 views

Automated rendering of After Effects or similar

Initially posted on graphicdesign.stackexchange.com: I'm looking for a way to integrate animations into our existing product. The animations would essentially be 30 second commercials containing some ...
3
votes
1answer
298 views

jvc recorder .ced file

I recorded some videos using a JVC recorder. Now I am trying to upload those videos to my PC, but the format it .ced. How do I play/convert this file to a different format on my pc?
0
votes
1answer
10 views

How to move logo relative video on program monitor in Adobe CC?

How to move a picture like logo which is on one videotrack relative video which is on other videotrack in Adobe Premiere CC? In previous version it was easy to do double click on the picture in ...
5
votes
3answers
56 views

beginning of old VHS tape unreachable

I was recently given a 27-year-old VHS tape to transfer. While I'm happy that most of the tape is transferring smoothly (right now), the beginning of the tape is inaccessible. The player's ...
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votes
1answer
12 views

Updrade to Windows 10 34 bit [on hold]

I want to upgrade Windows 10 32 bit TO Windows 10 64 bit for install Premier Pro CS6 . How do I upgrade that OS ?
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0answers
6 views

Is there a limit to the number of essence files that can be refernced in a QuickTime mov header?

When using a .mov format with referenced media essence, is there a limit to the number of 'tracks' that can be included in a single .mov header file? I'm thinking of a piece of media with a single ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

After Effects - Shape layer obscures graphics layer unless positioned at bottom

I am following an AE tutorial. As part of its exercise files, the tutorial provides an .ai file that has two layers: a rocket and a black background. The .ai file is then imported into AE as a ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Changing faces in videos

Guys I've seen some videos in Internet in which the subjects face is morphed,not perfectly but if the body moves the face too moves,I want to know what software is used by them to create those ...
6
votes
4answers
60 views

Is it possible to “Blur a Transparent Background” in Adobe After Effects?

I am a beginner to Adobe After Effects and Sony Vegas Pro, so forgive me for a lack of a better term. I am trying to create an Adobe After Effects composition. I want the composition to be ...
0
votes
2answers
9 views

Diminished effects in final rendered Adobe Premiere Pro CC video

I'm using the ProcAmp effect to significantly boost the contrast in my video project (I have multiple ProcAmp effects layered on the same clip). In the preview in Premiere, as I'm working on it, it ...
1
vote
3answers
246 views

lift adobe premiere ram allocation limit?

I am working on my fight premiere video. I do have a really expensive high end computer. First I only used 16 gb of ram and when it would use the 16gb adobe would freeze and it would kind of get ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

What's the name of this sound clip [on hold]

Out of curiosity. Link: http://www.yourepeat.com/watch/?v=DgX-oVZDS44&start_at=338&end_at=340 I'm sorry if this is the wrong stackexchange, i'm new
2
votes
1answer
132 views

How to reduce the size of video to 700 mb

Please help me , I have copied some movies to laptop from dvd disk, but the size of movies are more than 2 gb. But the movies uploaded to torrents are only 700 mb with the same clarity. How to reduce ...
4
votes
3answers
693 views

Layer dimensions in after effects

How can I find the dimensions in pixels of a layer in adobe after effects.
1
vote
1answer
2k views

After Effects Ratio Error When Using Puppet Tool

After Effects is continuously giving the following error when I try to use the Puppet tool: After Effects error: zero denominator in ratio addition. (17::16) Any idea what could be happening or how ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

How do I batch replace video clips in Premiere to graded copies? (from Da Vinci Resolve)

My color grader and I are working in parallel. I'm editing in Adobe Premiere, and he is grading in Da Vinci Resolve (version CC 2015.2 and 12, respectively). I gave him an early rough cut of the ...
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votes
0answers
12 views

HDMI resolution notification appears after each song played in Windows 7 [on hold]

My windows 7 laptop is connected via HDMI cable to an Element 26" 720p 60Hz Class LCD HDTV (ELCHW261), and the TV will not stop notifying me of its resolution setting. Each time a song, or some audio ...
2
votes
4answers
117 views

How to record HDMI video output?

How to record HDMI video, which is being sent from a notebook to a projector without interrupting it? The HDMI signal shows desktop activity and/or video game gameplay on different devices that run ...
2
votes
3answers
62 views

Is 0.0036% time inaccuracy on a consumer-grade camcorder expected?

I did an experiment on our church's camcorder (Sony Handycam HDR-CX380) recently to test whether it was the source of a time inaccuracy between our video recordings and PC audio recordings of sermons ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

How to remove transitions from title motion adjustments in Premiere Pro?

I am using some motion adjustments (Effect Controls) on title clips placed on top of my video layer in Premiere Pro CC 2015. I change the position of the clips (names) and also change the scaling per ...

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