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What is the optimal codec and encoding parameters to encode Video Podcast?

I've got recorded PowerPoint presentation (video podcast) - static slides, mainly texts, some static infographics with voice of the presenter (speech only). It lasts about 1 hour and encoded to .avi ...
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21 views

Google glass sample video

I would like to make a video showing a possible interaction with Google glass. I have worn it once and don't even have one. What I am thinking now is to use ...
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20 views

How to add a scoreboard to a pre-recorded video file

I have a pre-recorded video file of a sport game and I need to add a scoreboard on top of it. Imagine a basketball game where the score is changing dynamically and quite often so there are a lot of ...
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88 views

How can I automatically remove pauses from a video?

I have dozens of video files containing scenes of movement interspersed with 5-10 second periods of nothing happening (many identical frames in a row). There's no audio track and I'd like to strip the ...
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DirectShow frame grab from multiple hardware encoded H.264 streams over USB

We need to design a Windows video recording system which is both high performance and very flexible. Our software would be based on DirectShow and would try to enumerate all the video input devices ...
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1answer
11 views

Mac Pro audio for FCPX

I have been using an elderly iMac for FCPX and finally made the move to the new Mac Pro. However, the Mac Pro has pretty lame audio output, so I'm looking for a relatively inexpensive solution that ...
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9 views

Pinnacle Studio 17 vs Adobe Premire Pro CC

I have my own youtube channel that I am currently developing graphics for. I use Adobe Photoshop CC to create the graphics and I have been using a trial of Premier Pro for video editing and I love it. ...
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1answer
12 views

How do I make a space themed video intro?

I am new to video editing. I have been using iMovie and there is a preset video intro with a space-theme that I like but i want to edit the intro itself which the iMovie software won't allow me to do. ...
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29 views

Keying Out Smoke Against a Black Background

I have a video of smoke shot against a black background. I would like to make the background transparent so the smoke shows over the video in the background. I originally tried Remove Matte but that ...
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Looking for a solution to remotely control timed video capture

I'm trying to set up a system where a presenter gives short presentations (typically 60 seconds) in front of a backdrop on a daily basis, with the files being ultimately destined for the web. The ...
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1answer
17 views

Wirecast recording lagging from a video file source

I have a recorded video in HD format with the source file being about 2GB for 30 minutes of footage. I added it as a new Video Shot in WireCast intending to edit it, however, I got two problems. ...
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Do I need an attenuation cable between my audio recorder and the RCA out of a DJ's mixing board?

I'm filming a wedding in a couple weekends and I'm double checking everything to make sure that I'm ready. I'm going to be plugging directly into the RCA out of the DJ's mixer board at the reception ...
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676 views

Best rendering options for Sony Vegas 8 Pro?

I have a 20 minute video that needs to finish rendering at a maximum of 7 hours. The video format needs to compatible with Windows without Quicktime. What the the best options to render the video?
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1answer
2k views

Adobe Premiere preview video lagging

I am attempting to edit video in Adobe Premiere CS6. When I create a sequence and try to play it back in the preview screen, the video is extremely choppy, which makes editing very difficult (dance ...
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1answer
4 views

DVD burned through Nero has only .nrd file

A DVD was given with a .nrd file alone on it (Nero was used to burn videos from a camcorder to the DVD). Is it possible to recover the video and convert to a mpeg format? Assume acquiring software is ...
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Slow Video Render? incl. New & Old PC Specs

So I've been recording gameplay & posting it on YouTube for a few years now. Primarily using Sony Vegas as it always seemed to be the community standard. Never really had an issue. Since I built ...
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2answers
42 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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1answer
9 views

FCPX ken burns zoom in and out

How can i apply ken burns to zoom in and out ? it can only either zoom in or out then move to the second clip I want to zoom into specific target then zoom back in to make it fit to the next clip
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526 views

Can I use unlicensed music as soundtrack for a commercial video?

I'm shooting a 1 min. promo video for an iPhone app startup. Can I use unlicensed music as long as I mention the artists on the closing credits? Are there any other resources available to help ...
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23 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 ...
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49 views

What Video Camera and Tool is best to Produce Interviews & Small Docus for my Contruction Company?

I would like to start making some interviews at events and put them on our website. I was first thinking of using my iPhone and Windows Movie Maker, but I like to create professional-looking content. ...
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3answers
46 views

Best way to stabilize footage?

I'm working with footages that are shot handheld. The shakes are not too aggressive but they're still noticeable. For the longest time ever I've been using Final Cut Pro's stabilization function to ...
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1answer
147 views

Camcorder for use as a webcam

I've been looking into a camcorder for use as a webcam, since all the webcams I have found don't seem to be up to the task I have in mind. My biggest issue is finding camcorders can can even be used ...
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1answer
13 views

Black halo / ghosting on transparent layered PSD file imported into FCPX

In Photoshop, I have prepared a scene to be animated in FCPX. I just selected a part of the clouds and copied into a separate layer, with 10px feather to avoid rough edges. However, when I import the ...
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21 views

Insert Video Still onto MPEG2 video?

I recorded a conference with my Sony camcorder that saves files as MPEG2. Since I only had a single camera and the speaker didn't provide the PowerPoint slides afterwards, every time a slide was ...
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1answer
110 views

Transfer Avid project from one machine to another

How can I transfer an Avid Media Composer project -- with all media -- from one computer to another? Are there any issues with duplicating media when transferring media files?
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1answer
18 views

Superimposing 2d photoshop cartoon into video footage

I am using after effects and I want to place a drawing of a character behind a person in the video footage to make it look like the character is standing in the distance behind the person in the film. ...
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1answer
17 views

Adobe Media Encoder CC - No output sound

After I finish my project in Adobe After Effects I export the project to Adobe Media Encoder. I choose the default setting Youtube HD 1080p 29.97. After render all the video I get no sound on the ...
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1answer
139 views

Adobe Premier CS6 'Unable to open file' coming from Cineform

I just transformed a MP4 file coming from my GoPro into a MOV file using CineForm studio. It works great in MAC. However, when doing the same on Windows, and transforming from MP4 to AVI, when trying ...
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In Final Cut Pro 7, is there a way to playback a Ganged Browser clip in real time with the Canvas/Timeline?

Opening a clip from the browser and ganging it with the Timeline, then playing the timeline, only results in the Viewer being updated when playback stops. The only real-time ganging you get is when ...
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1answer
15 views

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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23 views

Building smarter elements for Final Cut Pro X with Motion 5

Help me not look like an idiot who's schizophrenic about the date. I am producing a series of videos recorded at a monthly event. The client webcasts the event live and wants to raise awareness of ...
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0answers
49 views

How do I make a news-like lower third in kdenlive?

With the composite transition in kdenlive I am already able to let the the lower third (with the name and a line of additional information, just like in the news) appear. Now I want it to fade in (or ...
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1answer
16 views

Does music under CC-SA license require the same license for video?

If I use music, that is released under Creative Commons Share Alike license as background for my video, does that fact cause whole video to be derivative work, thus requiring it to be released also ...
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1answer
18 views

Recording in a training room with upside camera mount from the top

I would like to setup a remote camera in a training room to do HD recording. I already have a standard HD video camera and a Blackmagic Intensity Shuttle. What I would like is a camera which I can ...
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1answer
13 views

Sound sync problem

I have a bizarre sound synchronization problem which I am really puzzled with. I recently recorded an interview with the video camera capturing the sound of the interviewed and an external sound ...
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12 views

Putting a Lower bitrate of my video stream in my current mp4 container

Sorry if my question is too noobish, this is my first question. What I have is: An mp4 movie with a video stream and an audio stream. What I want in the output: Is an mp4 file containing: the same ...
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2answers
148 views

Is it possible to record audio-responsive Quartz compositions along with the audio?

I would like to build simple Quartz compositions that respond in real time to audio. Once I've done that, how can I record both the audio and video into a single video file for upload to youtube? I ...
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1answer
761 views

How to fix Sony Vegas 12.0 blank screen render?

I've got video recorded from my phone and I use Vegas to edit them, when I play the video back in VLC player the video orientation is ok, but when I import into Sony Vegas and it asks if I want to set ...
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0answers
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Library with LOTS of clips: Increasing performance

I work for a small graduate school producing 6-10 short documentaries each year. Most of these projects highlight some aspect of the student experience: classroom, office hours, socializing, ...
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1answer
222 views

How does MKV segment linking work?

I downloaded a file vid1 that is in C:\dir1\ which links to another file vid2 in a subdirectory C:\dir1\dir2\ and it works if I move that file to dir1 (so both files are in dir1). I figure that it'll ...
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1answer
193 views

How to demux MPTS to SPS

I have a live multi-program MPEG-TS stream [MPTS] over IP, I'd like to select just one program from the stream, and output a single-program MPEG-TS stream containing just that program. is there any ...
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1answer
38 views

How to configure crtmpserver for live streaming?

This is what I would like to do. A Linux laptop has a webcam connected to it and captures video and audio in real time The laptop sends the live video and audio stream to another Linux server which ...
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0answers
11 views

Unable to concatenate videos due to identical MOOV atoms

I am cutting out segments from a long mp4 file and then rejoining parts of them. However, since FFMPEG apparently keeps the same MOOV atom for the trimmed files as the original, it looks to FFMPEG ...
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1answer
87 views

What can be done with .CPI or .clpi files?

In BDAV's M2TS there are .clpi files, in AVCHD the same files are labeled as .CPI. As i understand, some sort of metadata is written into these files. The question is twofold: What metadata exists ...
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2answers
171 views

How do you get the highest quality type in After Effects?

I'm a complete beginner to After Effects and Premier Pro. When I typed directly into After Effects and then did a "Best Settings" render my text looks a bit pixelated. Is this the best quality AE can ...
2
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1answer
26 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
48 views

Post-production workflow: VFX before color correction?

I'm shooting my first internet video tomorrow. It has a spaceship chasing and shooting at a superhero in it. With knowledge accumulated between ~a year ago and now and more focused research over the ...
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1answer
17 views

Chroma Key video software for command line

Do you know about any video processing software that can do chroma key of two video files, but run from command line as well? I have two static video files (let's say MP4, same length) - one with ...

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