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

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How to slice a video at camera angle changes

I have a long live feed recorded. It has different camera angles switching after one another but unpredictable timing. The cameras do not zoom or move so what is recorded has parts that don't change ...
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How to find same video but with other format and resolution from very big video collection

I have enormous video collection dating back from 2003. until today, almost 9 TB on material from varios sources with various formats and resolution. There are also some shortened version of same ...
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How to cut a single clip in a Sequence into multiple clips for use in multiple Sequences in Premiere Pro

I have a single clip of a multi-speaker conference in Premiere Pro CS6 that I need to split into individual clips of each speaker, so that I can make a timeline of each clip with the end goal of ...
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Adding an image above a video in imovie

I need to add an image above a movie, i.e not overlaying the movie itself. I see this being broken down into two parts: 1) Change the canvas size to create a region at the top for the image to go. 2)...
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How do I change the start/end time of a clip in Final Cut Pro X without changing the duration?

Imagine I made a bunch of changes to a project, I have a bunch of videos lined up like [clipA][clipB][clipC]. Now I want to tweak clipB's start/end times without changing it's duration such that the ...
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I am searching for easy lyric video program [duplicate]

I need program with which I can make lyric video but I dont want to sync lyrics manually. I need a program that can do it with press and release of a keyboard button. Youtube Movie Maker (...
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What are the names of the video effects used in this video link

Here is the video link: Below are the time stamps 1:00-1:03 1:15 2:17-2:19 I am still quite a novice. I would like to attempt these myself, but do not know the ...
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How do I darken a video smoothly halfway through?

I have a 10 second video clip. At about the 5 second mark, I'm showing a text overlay. I want the video to keep on playing, but I'd like it to be darker when the text is showing. I don't want an ...
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Censoring license plate in a long video

I'm editing a video recorded in a car workshop. The video is about 30 minutes long. In the background there is a car whose license plate has to be hidden. Unfortunately, the camera moves a lot so it'...
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How to: Add Chapters, Sections, markers to video files to help direct access, skipping/ fast forwarding?

How to: Add Chapters, Sections, markers to video files to help direct access, skipping/ fast forwarding? PS: Asking for Non ISO video file formats that support these: MKV does for sure, I am ...
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How can I crop and export a video to be 480x480 in Premiere?

I've seen several posts regarding how to resize a video to have a 1:1 aspect ratio, but all of the posts show how to do it by making a Sequence in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and crop to 1080x1080 or ...
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Are there any video programs to trim and export multiple videos at once?

If I wanted to cut the first 10 seconds off of a handful of videos(12 videos), is there a program that will open all of the videos at once and let me trim the first 10 seconds off of them all at the ...
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Renaming source files without breaking link in Premiere?

So, I messed up and rushed into a project for work. Instead of giving my files good naming conventions, I worked off a generic file naming convention off the camera. Now I have many edits on premiere ...
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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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How to burn HD videos with menu system onto DVD media?

I'll be getting a HD editing rig soon at my studio where we make mostly corporate AVs. So far our format is PAL SD and usually the delivered product is a MPEG or AVI as the client demands. ...
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How can I specify time for text titles in iMovie for iOS

I have iMovie on my iPhone 5S so my question is specifically for iMovie on iOS. I am trying to put together a video and want to add a text object to it. However, I want it to begin X seconds into 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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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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Most-efficient inexpensive way to speed/slow video track to sync with audio track?

My machines are a few Android tablets (not the newest, but not too old either) as well as a Mac running OS X 10.9.5 (not about to upgrade the OS - long and irrelevant story why). Sometimes I do a ...
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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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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 *integrate* every two frames of an existing video into one in order to compensate for low illumination?

Some mobile phones are able to compensate for low illumination conditions by integrating every two or more frames into one. The result is a video with variable frame rate, where each image has its ...
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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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Command-line tool to split video at timepoints?

I have an hour-long video that I want to split into individual clips at arbitrary timepoints. I could do this by hand in iMovie, or even borrow a machine with Final Cut, but there are upwards of ...
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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 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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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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Select every second clip in Premiere Pro

After setting the cuts in a sequence, is there an easy way to select every second clip to delete them all at once.
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How can I mark or tag spots in a video clip during a live recording

A couple of years ago I reacll seeing something on a crowd funding platform. It was a way to 'tag' or 'mark' a portion of a video during live recording. i.e. if you just had a sports play that you ...
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Creating a one-off non-pro video to document a project - what software would be sensible?

I should say straight up, I'm not a video professional, although I've used simple tools such as VirtualDub and ffmpeg a lot over the years. I have probably used incorrect terminology here, if so ...
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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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One long continuous shot, sped-up until it becomes “live”

I have an idea for a video project (that I will need to commission a studio to produce for me), but at this early stage I don't even know whether my idea is feasible. The idea involves turning (hours ...
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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 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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Removing silence and no movement from videos

Using Windows 7, which program helps me Remove silence, like the option in adobe audition Remove still images in video, when nothing happens in the same program? Both functions should require a ...
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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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Adobe Premiere Pro CC - Crop a video and export at the exact cropped size

I have a video that has 4 up-down-left-right black borders of different sizes. I want to get rid of these black borders so the exported file has the exact size of the cropped area. To do this, I ...
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Technique: remove background by combining two images?

I have two videos - both are on a tripod, so they are locked in place. First video has an empty background (no people or objects), the second video has a person walking through the scene. Is there a ...
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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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Remove static text from video?

I have a video with text on the side of it and I want to remove it. The good thing is that the video has no changes in that area of the screen for the rest of the video. Meaning that the movement in ...
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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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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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avconv grab DVD with chapter seperations - dvd_nav_packet

I am trying to grab my DVD into an mkv-Container without loosing the predefined chapters on the DVD disk. I suppose, the chapter information is in the "Stream #0:0[0x1bf]: Data: dvd_nav_packet" track -...
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Free video editing software

I'm looking for a free video editing application that works on windows that must have the following requirements: Must be able to take segments (cuts) of videos and add them together. Remove audio ...
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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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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 ...