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In general you can't create visual effects within a single application, because there are too many different departments like: Match moving Keying / Rotoscoping Modeling Texturing Animation Simulation Lighting / Rendering Compositing Some of them are more artistic and other very technical tasks. For every task there are 2+ specific applications to solve ...


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For video editing the Hollywood standard is AVID, however smaller production houses and indie filmmakers tend to use Adobe Premiere. The nice thing about Premiere, in your case, is that it dynamic links with After Effects where you can do motion graphics, composting and basic visual effects such as green screen removal among other things. To explain these ...


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With consumer targeted software, there is less of a standard of how to do things. For professional software, there are pretty standardized workflows that editors follow and so tools are pretty similar. For beginner software, while the basic concepts are still similar, the way in which they simplify them is not. The end results that are possible are still ...


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If you want to save time and learning efforts, and you can live with limited control over the end result, you may want to have a look at: muvee Reveal Magix Fastcut GoPro Studio Sony Action Cam Movie Creator The later two are for free.


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I haven't used VLC as my primary player since 2007. I switched over initially to KMPlayer and then Potplayer. Potplayer allows fairly flexible splitter and codec assignment for decoding. It also sports a whole host of video and audio processing filters. In fact, I believe that one can use Avisynth filters to process the video during playback, too.


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There is Microsoft Movie Maker that comes free with Windows. It is part of the Windows Essentials package that is available for the recent versions of Windows. I have found it is quite simple to use and able to perform the simple set of tasks you list. There are a few online help guides and YouTube videos about using it. The nice thing is that as it is ...


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Here's a labor intensive solution. http://punkoryan.com/2011/02/08/shooting-360-degree-video-with-four-gopro-hd-hero-cameras Post if you have found another solution. I have some 3 camera video panoramas from the 1980's I want to stitch. thnks chris


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This looks like she used a graphics drawing pen tablet (e.g. a Wacom Pen Tablet) and recorded her screen with a screencapture software such as Fraps. To have the person appear in the lower right like this, you will need a well-lit greenscreen to key out the background. To produce the video from your recordings, you will need NLE software. Since there aren't ...


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If you can't adjust the monitor, then send it something other than pure white. @poor already posted an answer to do this with Blender, but that seems like HUGE overkill. I would have just booted Linux, logged in remotely, and done DISPLAY=:0 xsetroot -solid '#fff' to set a solid white background, or any other color I wanted. And there's probably ...


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Here is a hack. You can use Blender and the Blackbody Node of Cycles Render Engine. Following example shows a realtime viewport animation of the color temperature in kelvin: Create some geometry (e.g. a plane) as light emitter Setup an Emission shader Create a Blackbody node and plug it into the Emission Color Position your camera Switch your Camera by ...


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If you use Windows, that Windows Movie Maker — your choice. It have everyting you need for basic editing. I myself work in Premiere, AE and Edius, but when I need something really simple, and do not have my computer with me, then using Movie Maker.


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Maybe someone will chime in with an app suggestion that directly fulfills your need, but here's a temporary workaround - a bit convoluted, but should work. Create two folders A and B. Set folder A as the destination folder in the encoder. Apply a suffix to all the output files being generated, something innocuous like ENC e.g. Clip2015-09-25-23232-ENC.mov ...


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Editing and Visual Effects (Special Effects aren't done in a computer) are two very different disciplines. Its possible to edit in a VFX package, but your best bet is two different pieces of software. As for "what software is used for hollywood VFX", the answer is that Nuke, After Effects and Fusion all have hollywood credits to their name. You can get a ...


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I believe that can be achieved with ffprobe. You can see example of getting json format from it here


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There are a few video quality metrics available for you to use, primarily SSIM and also PSNR. You can use ffmpeg to convert the video and then compare the output. Step 1 Convert the video ffmpeg -i actioncamfile -c:v libx264 -crf 23 -c:a copy -map 0 compressed.mp4 The CRF value modulates the quality. Lower values produce better quality but larger file ...


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Take a look at Blender or Lightworks (both free). You can import footage and add text or shapes (simple one with Lightworks) to it.


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It is possible in almost any video=editing software. If you are using Windows and you do not have much experience in video editing, than you can make it Windows Movie Maker. It is free and simple for beginners.


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I see that you have some Java experience from your profile. You could use Processing, a Java framework used to teach artists and designers programming and geared toward creating animation, video, graphics, and the like. There are many examples on the site that demonstrate basic animation, displaying images, etc. processing.org


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You could try stop-motion. Basically your taking a pic of the bus everytime you move it on the map, then putting it together as a sequence in your editing program. Bout the only free way I can think of


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If you use the Windows operating system, you have the option to the movie maker. But if you use the Apple OSX operating system, you can use Final Cut. It's also important to say that the Adobe package, which includes After Effects and Premiere, also runs on both operating systems commented - Windows and OSX.


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After Effects is probably the easiest if those are the types of effects you want. It's not free, but I'm pretty sure it's cheaper than most alternatives for effects or compositing & has tons of online resources to learn with. Premiere Pro has some similar features (masks, shape layers, animation w/keyframes, etc), but not as robust or easy to use. You ...


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Personally, I don't think those videos look very good. I certainly wouldn't take their message seriously given their poor quality. But that point aside, many people use either Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects to create motion graphics. Motion offers "behaviors" that make moving objects around a little easier if you aren't familiar with keyframing.


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I did find a product called Calypso by Haivision http://www.haivision.com/products/record-stream/calypso I've spoken with their tech support and they claim it can do the time sync functionality I desire. I recognize this product will be out of the price range for some looking for the same sort of thing. The multiscreener app screaming drills mentions ...


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FFMpeg's vid.stab filter works well. You have to run it as a 2-pass process: detect, and then stabilize. If you're going to do more with the video later, after stabilizing, output to a lossless format and then point your other tools at that.


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FFMpeg's vid.stab filter is configurable. Crank up the time-scale and even slow global motion should get stabilized. You have to run it as a 2-pass process: detect, and then stabilize. If you're going to do more with the video later, after stabilizing, output to a lossless format and then point your other tools at that.


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Adobe premiere and After effects have a stabilizer plugin with a "no motion" setting that does what you want. These are commercial applications. The free Da vinci resolve lite also has a "stabilize option" (but I have never tried personally)


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If you don't mind learning, Blender is a free open source project that you can use to create 3D animation, special effects, tracking, non linear video editing, compositing, etc... I haven't used After Effects as suggested before, but I'm sure Blender can accomplish the same and it's free.


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You would want to use after effects if you want to animate sketches and graphics in flexible ways.


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Since you mention Adobe software, what about Prelude and Prelude Live Logger? It's my understanding that these apps are tailored to ingest, logging, and metadata entry.


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I don't know Pitivi but in general it's not hard to do what you need, just sometimes a little time consuming. Use a digital audio recorder that can record 48K at 16 bits at a solid fixed rate. In this case since you already have sync audio from the camera, you can use it as a reference track to find and check sync with the separate track. It helps to use a ...



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