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VLMC is a non-linear multitrack editor. It's based on VLC and inherits a pretty vast format compatibility from that. The UI is a little rough, but it gets the job done. Lightworks is a more recent project and seems polished. It's rooted in broadcast editing, so a large number of familiar codecs are unsupported. It supports Matrox codecs, which you have to ...


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I personally run Cinelerra CV and it's "mochup" Cinecutie on my Linux boxes. Cinelerra (and it's relatives) can do some very sophisticated editing work, but they aren't the easiest to use. Luckily, there are lots of video tutorials out there to help you.


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You might want to see Wikipedia's Comparison of video editors and list of video editing software. From my personal experience I recommend Kdenlive over any others. It has good support for a wide range of non-linear video editing functions. If you are the real geek, you may want to try out Cinelera.


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Allow me to edit out commercials anywhere in the video. Any modern editor can do this (Adobe Premier, Sony Vegas, Final Cut etc) including light-weight (ex. Pinnacle Studio) and free editors. After editing, it keeps the 5.1 Surround Sound. Provided your original clip contains 5.1 channels and your editing environment is set up with (and can ...


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There is an Linux/Gnome based video editor called PiTiVi which is working close with the GStreamer multimedia framework which is used by most Linux distributions. The PiTiVi project has been slow moving because of their development philosophy which is "upstream first". Challenges they encounter in GStreamer means that they work with GStreamer to solve the ...


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FFmpeg (wiki) is one option; you can achieve what you want either with the subtitles filter (see also here) or the drawtext filter. The subtitles filter requires ffmpeg to be compiled with --enable-libass and drawtext requires it to be compiled with --enable-libfreetype. If you're on Linux, the former is fairly likely to be the case, though the latter may ...


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After Effects is much more powerful than Motion when you get into advanced stuff like scripting your animations. After Effects is much more tolerant to large projects, and you can "precomp" different sequences (which is difficult to explain without you actually seeing it; basically allows you to put one timeline inside of another or reuse a specific portion ...


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For Linux people: Kino It is a non-linear DV editor. It has many features including capture, editing, FX, and export to other formats. I've used it for several years without issue.


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I think pretty much every editing program would allow you to zoom, pan and insert text. Inserting another video into the main video is a little more complex and the only program I know for sure that does it is After Effects. But I'm sure there are others that will. I would suggest using Premiere because it's a very powerful program. Even though I've never ...


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The production group you refer to has a team of 20 guys ("no girls") and 40 computers. Do you think there is an open source for 20 CGI professionals and 40 computers too? This is a very real production company with a budget to get things done. They have created enough attention to fund the project 'Iron Sky'. No easy task. What you are asking is like this, ...


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Avisynth (wiki) is a script-driven app and in conjunction with filters should be able to do the work.


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The default video files made by most Canon DSLRs is an H264 video file in an MOV container. Decoding high definition video at the data rates that most Canon cameras use is intensive for both memory, disk and CPU unless you have a dedicated decoder chip. Your iPod Touch uses flash storage (which is fast) and has H264 decoding capability to make it run ...


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Start here: 10 free video editors Keep in mind that free video editors are very simple and do not have many effects. I recommend you to buy inexpensive video editing software, like Sony Movie Studio or Cyberlink PowerDirector. Take a look at this list of consumer video editors


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I think this is probably less of a question for video production people as much as it is for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) people. GIS Forum on Stack Exchange While you might be able to find an After Effects (AE) wizard who knows some scripting tricks to make this happen, my guess is more folks over in a GIS forum know how to do this in something ...


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Personally I use Camtasia Studio and SnagIt. TechSmith, the vendor, has created their own codec for their software which IMO works excellent. You will probably find Camtasia a bit stiff when it comes to the price compared to your budget, but I mentioned SnagIt for this reason although it's primarily to capture screenshots it do have built-in video recording ...


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There are a lot of answers regarding open source on this answer: Good open source Video Editors? If you specifically target Linux I'd suggest Lightworks or Kdenlive. Lightworks isn't open source yet but is announced to be after the mac release is finished. Both a great option for video editing under Linux and fullfill your requirements. Lightworks has only ...


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All of the pro video editors have a means of animating titles to some degree, some are better than others. I am only experienced with Sony Vegas Pro 10, but I have seen my colleagues use Adobe Premiere with Adobe After Effects to create some mind blowing 'dancing' titles. Vegas has plugins available to boost their basic package but the basic package can do ...


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If you're on Linux, consider Cinelerra: the most powerful video editor for Linux, Openshot: simple, powerful, and free video editor for Linux, or Kdenlive (also available for FreeBSD and Mac OSX): Free and open source video editor for GUN/Linux and FreeBSD Openshot and Kdenlive can be installed via apt-get install, however Cinelerra requires a little more ...


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Kdenlive is rapidly becoming the most advanced Open Source video editor for Linux. As a Windows user, you can download a live CD of Kdenlive. Burn it to a CD, and then it will boot up into a Linux system for you. Or, you could install Virtual Box on Windows (again, free software) and then install the live CD to that. This would allow you to simultaneously ...


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I use both. Agree with all of the above for After Effects, I use it for any heavy lifting because Motion just drives you insane if you try anything too tricky with it. The beauty of Motion is the way it is integrated into FCP. So I tend to use it for things like lower thirds or credits, because I can create "Master Templates" in Motion and import them into ...


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The very simple answer is yes - all these tools have open source equivalents...after a fashion. But they haven't had as much development, as there is less money going into them - so you may need to work out alternative ways to create some effects... and that will take more time for skilled people - which costs more than using tools So I reckon @filzilla ...


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Using Quicktime Player 7 you can export any movie file as an Image Sequence Open your .mov file using Quicktime 7 File > Export In the Export dropdown select Movie to Image Sequence Open the options and set the export format (eg JPEG or PNG) If you want just the current frame leave the frames per second blank. Otherwise, enter hte videos frame rate and ...


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Windows Live Movie Maker is a free app that can do both audio and video fades (both in and out). You probably already have this application installed on your computer, and if you need further help I would imagine you can find a number of YouTube tutorial videos. Once you import your video, click on the Edit tab and you'll see the audio fades immediately. ...


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You can also try to use Avidemux -- its free and open source program + you can use it on Windows, Linux and Mac. Here is the documentation wiki on Avidemux, where you can find section "Scripting":


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With a 99% chance After Effects was used here. As long as you plan on doing a commercial video I would avoid home video production programs like iMovie at all costs. Specially because iMovie is made for cutting video and not making animations. Thats like making a commercial in Windows Movie Maker. There are many many talented freelancing After Effects ...


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Finding non-linear editors on a computer can be really hard. The linear approach in the old days was actually a forced limitation due to the restrictions you had with tapes. You needed to add clips successively. Sure, you could make an insert but at the risk of messing up the time-base and other things. That being said - the non-linear/linear is not the ...


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After Effects or just about any titling software should allow this easily. You just need to make a layer with all the text on it (or even an image) then you simply need to apply a motion effect to scroll from the top to bottom, put a keyframe in the middle and then the keyframe at the end should bring it back. This should produce exactly what you are ...


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You are looking for a Non-Linear Video Editing packages or NLE. Premiere and Final Cut Pro are two of the most popular, but they are also relatively pricy professional products. There are also many cheaper and/or free options available such as Windows Movie Maker (Windows) or iMovie (Mac). If you search for non-linear editing software or video editing ...


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If I were you, here is my solution. I separate your video with animated with 3 parts: intro video with walking and roaring tiger, fading logo and logo with slogan. As per your mentioned that you may be a green hand for video editing software, therefore Premiere or After Effects may be too complicate for you. You can try some simple video editing software ...


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While there are video encoders that do this kind of thing, most commonly this is the work of a video switcher or mixer. A video switcher is a device used for mixing live video from multiple sources. The bad news is they generally aren't cheap. An HD capable switcher is typically in the $6000+ range with the absolute cheapest one I know of being the Black ...



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