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Alteration after recording. Cutting, moving, or otherwise adjusting the various aspects of video.

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Audio Editing - Smoothness

I've recorded rice falling for the effect of sand but was hard to recorded it perfectly with it trailing off just at the right moment and I have little noises of the odd rice hitting the side of the ...
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Extend video without re-encoding/encoding/re-compressing/transcoding

I want to change the audio of a video but the audio is longer than the video, when I mux them (ffmpeg -i "audio.m4a" -i "video.webm" -acodec copy -vcodec copy "out.mkv") the video that comes out doesn'...
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Find raw footage based on second hand video?

I am editing video on Premiere CC 2014. I have second hand video from YouTube that I need to take bits from as per a client's suggestion. Once I've done this I want to remake the fresh edits with the ...
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Half Screen Mirror Image

I’ve been asked to flip a video clip and display it so it plays alongside the original clip as a mirror image. I’m using DaVinci Resolve 15 and I’ve found how to flip a clip. I’ve also found how to ...
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Concat two MP4 files (side by side) with FFmpeg

I'm trying to concat two videos, side by side, using ffmpeg. One of them is 1280x720, and the other 1920x1080. One will be left, one will be right side. The higher resolution will be resized to the ...
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How to create this effect?

In most of the official screen-recorded Adobe CC tutorials, they use a [bubble kinda popping up] effect as in the screenshot below. Video link How could I recreate this effect in Adobe Premiere or ...
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Software for marking AND describing places in video

When editing sport videos one of the most tedious and time consuming parts is actually watching the footage and describing where, what and what is quality of the part of the video. For now I haven't ...
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How to zoom and pan a video fluidly

I have a video that I would like to zoom in/out and pan to keep my subjects centered. I tried to do this by splitting the video and cropping the individual segments, however that will be too choppy. I ...
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Sort out that are not used in the final videos - multiple projects

Last year had about 150 video projects done. Most of them were short ones, up to 5min. long. in the final, but the footage was around 30min. for each. Most of those shots are reusable and would ...
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How do I crop a video with a particular point of the video always in the centre of the frame?

Suppose I have a drone video not properly shot, but the subject is always in the frame but not a constant point. Now, I want to crop that 16:9 drone video to a 4:5, and have the subject always in the ...
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How do you batch merge many clips in a premiere pro timeline?

I'm sure there are other use cases for this as well, but the major one that I can think of is creating a bin out of the synced sequence pluraleyes creates. When pluraleyes syncs your footage with ...
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I need to have two instances of one very long sequence open at the same time

I need to have two instances of one very long sequence open at the same time. I must be able to see the beginning and end sections simultaneously (and edit from each). Just sending a sequence to the ...
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DaVinci Resolve Cache

I know I shouldn't ask multi-part questions here. However, I feel like my misunderstanding of DaVinci Resolve's caching system stems from related core misconceptions, which the manual does little to ...
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Overlay an Image onto a resized video. FFMPEG

I have an image which is a frame of 1024*1024 resolution which is half empty or transparent... I have various number of videos of different resolutions and I want to scale them to the empty space ...
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Marking good and bad takes to help in editing

I've been learning about using different numbers of claps or finger-clicks when shooting my video/audio, so that later in editing they can act as markers as to which takes were good and which can just ...
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How to overlay 2 videos using depth layers

I'm trying to overlay 2 videos which both have depth layers (e.g. how far a pixel is away from the camera) using ffmpeg filters. (I have a few hundred of those videos so I'd like to do batch job out ...
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How to stretch an image in vegas? Tips? (Reference image in body)

That's as far as I had gone, I am trying to fit the image in the box but I just can't figure it out. no matter how much I stretch it or rotate it, it just doesn't work Here's another image so you ...
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Premiere Pro shifting keyframes during an insert edit

During an insert edit all clips (video and audio) shift right except the keyframes (track volume) themselves on the audio tracks. Similar if I select all and move, keyframes are not included. How can ...
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How can I remove an object from a shot?

I’m attempting to remove a head mounted GoPro in a mirror shot, exactly as seen in this video, around the 15 second mark: I’m using premier pro cc 2018, and I’m ...
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Converting text file to a video with speech

I have several long text files and I'm looking forward to convert them into a video with synced text-to-speech voice. Because texts are long, an animation/slide/pagination will be required on video. ...
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How do you edit a sliding effects for a behind the scenes reel in the below video

I want to edit in premiere pro cc and maybe after effects, to show vfx and grading.
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How / can you make subclips from sequences in Adobe Premiere CC?

Subclips are great for organizing. This makes a lot of sense when you either do it in prelude ahead of time etc. But what about when you want to make clips from say an interview. I have a sequence ...
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What are the website simulators used in adverts called?

I am working on a Kickstarter project video, and I would like to use footage from the website the project is raising funds for. I know I could use screen recorders, but if I am for example scrolling ...
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How to remove background from video without using green screen

I've started work at a company doing video work and trying to create videos that are consistent with their previous videos. However, the more I look at the previous videos, the less I'm sure about ...
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Does FCPX need to 'Force Fixed-length GOPs'?

I am doing a project for television, the technical people insisted me to set the output about 'Advanced XDCAM Setting' on 'Force Fixed-length GOPs'. As I am editing on FCPX, I cannot find the relative ...
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Linking files without entire path (Adobe CC)

The way files are linked in any adobe application is the use the entire file path ex: C:Users/me/project/file1.mov Lets say the project is also in that same directory so we have -C: -Users -Me ...
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Extract 1 pic from a list of clips and paste it as many times as there are pics in the clip

Let's say that I have 3089 small clips. Each clip contains an embedded subtitle,so the pictures that are inside each clip oscillates between 1 and 24. Can you explain to me how can I achieve the ...
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extracting subclips and connotation with ffmpeg

I have a video of a speaker. In certain parts of the clip he isn't speaking. I'd like to be able to make subclips of him speaking and them append them all back together. For MoviePy I've written the ...
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Getting football(soccer) videos without channel name on the top or any sort of layout

So i am trying to edit a montage for football so i trying to get some videoa to work with but all I can find are videos with layouts which doesn't look good in the video and I think with layouts it ...
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How to make a video presentation with a video of the slideshow and a video of me speaking in the corner?

I am a teacher and I am trying to sync my slideshow presentation to a video of me speaking about the slideshow presentation. I'm trying to make it so that the presentation takes up most of the screen, ...
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Green Glitches and frame flashing in Premiere Pro export

Has anyone seen weird dark green thick bar that glitches and flashes on the left-hand side of the screen in exports only when using Premiere Pro CC latest version? It's a slide-show type video ...
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Rotating image/video about an axis within xy-plane in FCP

Is it possible to animate a photo/video so that it continuously rotates about an axis within the xy-plane? For example, rotate it about the y-axis. I know how to regularly rotate a video (rotation ...
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How can you create on-screen text messages using video editing programs?

I want to recreate the on-screen text messages technique seen in things like House of Cards or Jane the Virgin. How can you do so and what would you use? Thank you! I use Final Cut Pro to edit my ...
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How blockbusters movie producers deal with 8K videos editing

Rendering 45 seconds of 8K video on latest iMac Pro using Adobe Premiere takes about 24 hours. How blockbusters producers deal with such a high-res format to edit and transform a large amount of ...
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ffmpeg. How to duplicate each frame?

I want each frame to be duplicated without converting video to another formats or changing it's quality, i.e. two frames out of 1st frame, then two frames out of 2nd frame and so on.
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ffmpeg. Converting through rawbitstream results to noise

I tried consequentially commands below. On output I'm getting video with a mess (even.mp4). ffmpeg -i in.MOV -an -vcodec rawvideo -pix_fmt yuv420p rawbitstream.yuv ffmpeg -r 2 -s 640x480 -i ...
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Extract and reshape part of a video

Is there an application out there that would have something like a Lasso tool (used in Photoshop) that would let me put points on a video, connect those points to form a circuit and then when I pull ...
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Splitting files automatically

Does anyone know of software (preferably free) which can be used to divide up a video or audio file into a number of smaller sized pieces at regular intervals? (e.g. to turn a 3-hour video file into ...
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How to merge videos side by side if one of them is cropped

I have 2 videos of the same resolution, but I need to crop one of them and then merging them side by side, so that general height would be equal of height of non cropped video. I.e. they should look ...
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Save caption style / create preset

I'm doing a lot of small videos, often using the same open captions styles. But for every video, I have to re-enter every parameter (font, font size, color, etc.), repeating those steps for ever ...
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Editing involving several backup drives: how to assemble a project with minimal clip duplication?

This question might be a little complex, but here's the situation: We are a small team and we shoot almost every day, we do correspondence-type shooting. We are backing up our footage to external ...
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How did ILM create the hyperspace tunnel effect?

In Star Wars: A New Hope, right before the Millennium Falcon exits hyperspace, we see a "tunnel" through which the ship is traveling: How did ILM create this effect in 1976? NOTE: I am not referring ...
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How can I extract clips from a streaming video feed in near real-time?

A client wants me to write some software, perhaps ffmpeg wrapped in scripting, which will monitor a streaming video feed, and copy clips from it in near real-time, delivering them as self-contained ...
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How to light a set using coloured fluorescent lights

Hi all i'm wanting some advice on set lighting. i'm wanting to create a set similar to the below using fluorescent lights. Just wanting to know what equipment is needed to achieve this look. Obviously ...
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Video editing on an ultrabook

I'm currently looking forward to buy a new laptop (ultrabook) to edit videos. Do you think that editing without dedicated graphic card or with a really cheap one like the Intel UHD Graphics 620 (...
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Shooting at 60fps, export in 24fps

I would like to be able to add slow motion where ever I need in post so I would like to shoot only in 60fps. The export target is youtube and since I would like to keep a sort of cinematic look, the ...
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Changing relative speed of entire composite shot INTERNALLY in Hitfilm Express

I was working on an animation composite of a logotype which was fairly complex, and while I got the animations right, I totally overguessed on the pacing. If I slip it into the editor, or add a Grade ...
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Editing text in Premiere Pro

I have a project in Premier Pro. I added lot of text and clips to my timeline and when I have returned to it the next day I can't seem to find a way to edit the text anymore, all I am seeing is ...
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How to create a wipe edit on Nuke Studio

The question pretty much asks everything I need to know. I've seen the tutorial videos and searched the web for an answer but I can't figure out how to do a wipe edit.
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How can I edit out the flicker from a projector from existing video footage?

I recently filmed some content of a thin line of a projected image. The video footage is flickering a little and I am wondering if there's any solution to fix the footage once it's been filmed. I have ...