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Changing color of numbers in stock exchange AE template with expressions

I just wondering if there a way to optimize the way of changing color of numbers in stock exchange template by using expressions? When I put the +before the number it turns green and if -,it turns red....
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How do I change the color format of a video in ffmpeg?

I have upscaled an old DVD to 4K through various samples and appended the files producing the following x265 file within an .mkv container: My TV can't directly play the video, though, usually able ...
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Export Frames of 10 BPC Video File with ffmpeg

I have several hundred 1080p 59.94fps 10-bit-per-channel (bpc) AVC-Intra Class 100 MXF encoded video files. I would like to extract the frames of this video file and export them to disk in a 16-bit ...
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Color is being processed strangely after uploading to YouTube

After uploading to YouTube, the green in my video is being processed with a weird tint (like a sea foam green). In the image below, I'm hoping for the blueish/green color on the left, but that color ...
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Loss of Colour Detail After Premiere Pro Render

I've been struggling with this issue for a while now as I record and upload video game footage onto YouTube. I record using OBS Studio then usually edit/render the video in Premiere Pro before ...
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How to apply LUT in Da Vinci Resolve - no PhD in Color Science

I downloaded a free LUT from the almighty Youtube and want to apply this Da Vinci Resolve. However there are plethora of options and 100 blogs telling 1000 different settings. Can someone give me a ...
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Change Colours of Composition

So, I downloaded an after effects file with animated boxes, lets suppose for example there are three boxes , all 3 boxes are in three different composition. when I change colour of the box in one ...
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FFMPEG: Remove entirely blue frames from a video

I'm trying to help my father who digitizes various video and audio tape formats. It appears that occasionally digitization hard- and software does not receive enough information from a frame and the ...
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Chrome renders WebM Video "darker" than other browsers / media players

Not sure if this is the correct community, but I have a question about video encoding and decoding. I have a video that gets served in MP4 or WebM formats, depending on browser support. I noticed ...
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Incorrect reels colors on mobile instagram

After uploading the reels to the profile after what time (about 1 hour) the colours on the video become not very saturated. For example, the orange colour becomes almost yellow - it looks terrible. ...
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YUV to RGB/sRGB color space conversion using ffmpeg

How to convert an mp4 file with YUV color space to RGB or sRGB color space using ffmpeg? I am trying to upload my video to YouTube and I read somewhere that RGB video looks better than YUV one. Thanks....
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Less color and detail visible when videos are played in VLC (Linux, NVIDIA)

When I watch videos from my GoPro, the colors look much better in Dragonplayer (stock player with KDE). This is the case for both x264 videos: With HEVC there is also a difference, although I think ...
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How does color management work, fundamentally?

I have watched hours of videos on the subject, but I just can't understand it without a slightly deeper explanation. If it helps you to explain, my production software of choice is DaVinci Resolve. I ...
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Can't fill a shape in After Effects (imported from XD)

I created some User Interface in Adobe XD including some shapes with blur and color each one. In XD everything looks OK, like: But, when i Export that to After Effects (Adobe XD lets you export ...
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How to manage colour in After Effects to get precisely a desired colour in h264 output

I am working on a video for the web only. It is going to be on a webpage (never on broadcast), delivered as an h264 file. The web page background is hex code FFF1E5 (RGB 255, 241, 229). My background ...
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Matte only over items of a specific color?

Example scenario: I have 4 boxes. Box 1 is blue, Boxes 2 & 3 are a specific color of red and Box 4 is green. I would like Box 1 (blue) to only be visible when overlapping a red box. If Box 1 ...
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How to intensify color white in a video

I'm doing a physics project and I measured the movement of some white spots on a field of wheat. Basically due to turbulence, there are spots with more intense wind and with wheat you see a white spot ...
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How do I get a totally consistent white tabletop background?

I'm working on a project that involves filming playing cards, and then cropping/joining different parts of the video. For a seamless result, the background of the video needs to always remain the ...
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Authentic VHS tape effect in Premiere Pro

Summary I'm making an artwork and here's how it goes in a nutshell: A fictional movie scene that was (1) shot on film in the '60s, (2) restored in VHS format in the '80s or '90s, and (3) restored ...
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How to read 10-bit RGB values from HDR video?

I had a HDR video and the format is ProRes. The colour bit depth of ProRes is 10-bit. I would like to extract the 10-bit RGB values from the HDR video. As per this link, I have first converted the 10-...
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ffmpeg: white padding is light grey but not white

I want to generate 16:9 thumbnails from videos with white padding but the resulting picture has grey padding instead of white. This is the command line (input here is a jpg but the effect is the same ...
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Confusion about Floating Point in Color Space Transforms

To explain my confusion I'm going to use an example with a hypothetical sensor which clips at a max 1000% scene linear reflectance and crushes blacks at 0% light (I know there is no such thing as 0% ...
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Should color grading be performed on raw clips, or final sequence?

Camcorders that record in .mts (.mp4) files usually split recorded files according to some maximum time limit per clip. For example, after recording straight for 30 minutes, we might find the entire ...
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How can I generate a color-correct h264/MP4 from a DPX sequence using ffmpeg?

We are converting a sequence of DPX files into an MP4. When the artist uses Adobe Media Encoder CC to generate the video, the colors match the original DPX. When we use ffmpeg, the video has a reddish ...
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same image MP4 and png color differences

I'm making a 3D animation but, parts of it need to be static. I can use png renders for that, but pang format have slightly another color than mp4's. Because of this, ther's a visible difference when ...
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Applying different color keys to one layer in AE

In After Effects, I have an image layer that consists a few colors. Underneath I have several other layers (textures). I want to replace each color of the image above with one of the textures below. ...
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Manual white-balance for non-neutral lighting

When you put an 18% gray card under, for example, an incandescent light, it's not supposed to look neutral gray. It's supposed to look orangish-gray, like your eyes see it (because it's reflecting ...
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Is 8 Bit 4:2:0 chroma subsampling "good enough" for chroma key?

My school bought a Panasonic 4K camcorder (which I don't remember exactly which model) pointed at a green screen and this got me thinking. If it's a HC-X1000 with it's tiny sized sensor and 8 Bit 4:2:...
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What is the file size difference between 8 bit and 10 bit raw video?

How much color information does a 8 bit pixel need compared to an 10 bit pixel? What is the difference. As an example how much file size would an single 640x480 frame take if had 10 bit color instead ...
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Even out fluctuating exposure on old video

I'm trying to restore this old Charlie Chaplin snippet: https://i.sstatic.net/AyNU3.jpg I have trouble with the exposure of the clip, it fluctuates from brighter to darker. I want the exposure have an ...
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Colors look different after export

Colors look great in FCPX. After I export (Share > Master file > H.264 Quicktime) they look a bit dull: desaturated, less vibrant. Also sort of like the wrong gamma curve - shadows are darker. I ...
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How to clean up old animated footage?

Recently I ripped a couple of old DVD's to preserve them. The original rip has a resolution of 720*576 and runs with 5100kb/s on 25fps interlaced. I tinkered around with Handbrake and (hopefully) ...
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X-Rite i1Display Pro - Gives my MacBook Pro a greenish tint - What am I doing wrong?

I ordered an X-Rite i1Display Pro and was excited to see the corrections of colours of my old MacBook Pro (mid-2014). Well... I got somehow disappointed and now I cannot really trust i1Display Pro, ...
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Scale Video, Without 'ffmpeg Scaler' converting colorspace from RGBA to YUV

I have a video in RGBA space contained in MPNG codec. Which is in 4K. I need to Convert that into a 1080p File... SO i Used this - ffmpeg -i input.mkv -vcodec libx265 -vf scale=1920:1080 -sws_flags ...
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Color correct to compensate for low blue

Everytime I create a video,it looks good in a normal screen but considering half of the people have the low blue light effect enabled, I would like to balance somehow the colors of my videos to ...
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Which color space to use in camera while shooting video? RGB or YCbCr? [closed]

I want to shoot videos for my blog. Nature, landscapes, fitness. Which color space to use in camera while shooting video? RGB or YCbCr?
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Why a color grading suite needs high CRI lamps?

I'm building a color correction suite. Among the requirements, I read that it needs to be lit using 6500K lamps with CRI 90 or higher. Which are pretty hard to find in my location. I totally ...
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How to change every black pixel to a special color?

I want to extract all video frames as images and change every black (pure black) pixel of the images to a special color. (R=3,G=3,B=3) I used this command to extract video frames : ffmpeg -I myVideo....
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Why would an ENG camera need 422 Chroma?

I can't believe it! 3CCD camcorders without the rolling shutter inferiority of the CMOS ones still exist and their sensors are even bigger! But why does that particular camera have 422 chroma? How a ...
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Difference between 10bit 4:2:2 and 10bit display panels

I'm a bit confused regarding color in bits. I know of two color "types": Many more expansive displays offer 10-bit panels with 1 billion, instead of 16 million different colors. Better video cameras ...
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What makes the colours in UHD demo footage so vibrant?

Whatever display you watch 4k and 8k demo footage on (I'm watching it in 1080p), the colours are so much more vibrant and engaging than 4k footage shot on phones, filmed for and shown on broadcast TV, ...
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Dark Video/Gama Shift from Davinci Resolve to YouTube

I've asked a version of this question before, and found a workaround solution that worked for a while. But now I'm at a point that I'd like to find a real answer to my problem. So I edit and color my ...
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How to post-process an image to turn trees blue and a face yellow?

I'm wondering what effect makes the woods so blue and the skin so yellow. I think it's quite a common and trendy effect. If somebody knows what is there changed, it would be nice to tell me :) ...
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Histogram measurement in single spot

I have a video that I shot for scientific purposes. I would like to measure the colour information in a single spot and export for example the RGB or CMYK values of that spot through every frame into ...
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Is wide-gamut video primarily an increase in saturation (for the layperson)?

Moving from SRGB to P3 and soon Rec2020 for most consumer devices... perceptually, is this just an increase in saturation? I understand the chromaticity diagrams, and there is of course hue expansion ...
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why movie video is different from other videos (sports, news, or other)

I'm not a video producer or anything but I always noticed the different of the image from a movie vs a regular video. I'm curious, re they shot on different camera types or it's just post-production ...
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Leaving white balance for post-processing. Is it a bad idea?

I am new to video. I have a HandyCam (CX405). I don't like trusting in the auto-white balance because it is variable and unpredictable, but changing manually between indoor/outdoor or doing re-...
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Why are there so many color spaces available?

Whatever you are exporting, photo or video, you can choose between an enormous amount of color spaces. sRGB, Adobe RGB 98, Apple RGB, and many more. But why there so many different color spaces? Do ...
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What is the colour range of most videos?

Colour range (Limited, Expanded) is something I've only thought of recently, and I'm worried I may have introduced colour banding into some of my videos. When doing a standard MP4 export from ffmpeg, ...
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Why is YouTube and VLC making a slight but noticeable mess of my video background?

Retitling and reediting, after a few tips from Mulvya. I've got a div on my blog, with background color set to #83d3c9. Yesterday I tried creating a video on AE where the background was set to ...