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

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Appear and disappear effect with camera movement

I was watching a Lil Skies music video produced by Cole Bennett and noticed an effect. It had Lil Skies singing in front of a car, and he would vanish and the car would also vanish and reappear at ...
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How can I ensure that DaVinci Resolve will detect and/or load my .mp4 / .avi files?

New user of DaVinci Resolve, explain-like-I'm-five. =) Have installed and followed instructions for setting up Resolve 12 on my Windows 7 16gb ram computers with GeForce 760 gpu. Initially, Resolve ...
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How do I stop my video clip from pausing during Push transition? (VSDC Video editor)

I'm using VSDC free video editor, and I want to add a Push transition from a video clip to a picture. But after adding the transition, when I previewed the video I saw that the video clip pauses ...
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Can you losslessly ediit H264 at the GOP level?

My scenario is this: I have a few .mp4 files containing H264 video with AAC audio. Each file was encoded from a DVR source. There are a few frames too many at both the beginning and end of the file (...
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Cutting videos into individual clips - loss of quality?

I have over 100 videos, each around 5-10 minutes long. From each video, I might only need two or three clips that last maybe 10 seconds at most. I want to create a montage out of all these videos ...
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Getting extra blank minutes at the end of the video

My editing area looks like this: For some reason when I export I get about 2 minutes of extra black screen at the end of my movie. I tried adding in and out markers but I haven't been able to fix ...
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ffmpeg fast accurate cut

I want to cut a part of Video file without re-encoding whole video. This is the method came to my mind: first.mp4: ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -ss start_cut -t start_to_a first.mp4 last.mp4: ffmpeg -i in.mp4 ...
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can't import AVI type 1 to premiere CS6

Bs''d Hi! I used to work with premiere pro CS4.1 now I'm working with CS6, I moved to project folder to my new computer, but when open it I get an error "damaged or un-supported file" The AVI ...
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Batch clipping last minutes of videos of various lengths?

Using ffmpeg or similar, how can I batch cut and save clips of the last minutes (last 10 minutes for instance) of videos varying in length? How would an example .bat file look with various lines of ...
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Will faster encoding affect the quality in the end? (h.264)

If I speed up the encoding in blender to real-time for quicker encoding, will the actual quality of the video go down? Or will the file just be bigger? Just trying to make videos for my YouTube
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How do I edit a video clip without increasing size?

I have several video clips that are small files -- the videos are pretty low quality. I'm on a Windows computer. I just need to trim the videos and rotate them 180 degrees. You'd think that if I trim ...
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Netflix preview video production

Netflix auto-plays a 20s, 30s video preview in the background if a video is selected or we hover the mouse pointer on them. I was trying to play with them, but couldn't understand how this preview "...
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Make the sound of an audience cheering a custom text

I want to make the sound of a group of people (like an audience) cheering a user defined text. Is it possible to achieve this easily? I tried googling, but couldn't find anything.
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Video Graphics Editing

By what process, graphics programming, editing or any other method can a human object in a live video be carved or cropped out of the video and the background unchanged and the video moving pixels ...
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Tilting videos while not leaving black bars

I have a video where the character is looking towards the left of the screen. I want to rotate the video in such a way so that the character looks towards the right side while not changing any ...
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Software Just for Making Subclips

What’s the best piece of software to use just for making sub-clips from my video files? I usually do this is FCPX, but I’m looking for a way that doesn’t require importing, transcoding, etc.
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Using ffmpeg to cut videos with more precision than key frames allow

I'm trying to cut a video (a debate on TV) with FFmpeg without re-encoding, and I need to cut between 2 sentences a guy pronounce. I think the precise moment is between two keyframes, because whatever ...
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Best way to cover a long video with music

I would like to edit a long (~10 min) video made out of drone footage. I intended to cover the whole video with background music but I would also like it to mantain the same "feel" all the way through....
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How do I get the best parts from a video?

Status I would like to do a gaming montage of my best moments (like this one). Right now I have recordings with a total length of ~7h full of gameplay. Problem How can extract my best moments in a ...
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How do I crop out Region of Interest (ROI) from .mp4 video using FFMPEG?

I would like to crop out ROI from specific .mp4 file. User needs to define the ROI by specifying X,Y,Width and Height in percentage between 0 and 10000. For example, if someone specifies X=4000, and ...
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CUDA support Win 10 64 Bit For Premiere Pro 2019 NVIDIA Quadro 2000

I have NVIDIA graphics card of NVIDIA Quadro 2000 OS Windows 10 64 bit Business May 2019 Premier Pro 2019 Downloaded Latest graphics driver downloaded CUDA tool kit 9.2 But Only mercury software is ...
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FCPX 10.1.3 - How Do I Copy Project?

Super-basic question, I know, and yes I'm a total noob. I have a simple project in my timeline that I'd like to save (so I can go back to it in the future and make edits) but then move forward with ...
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Strategies and basics for music video recording with a single camera

I'm an amateur classical guitar player and very recently I decided to start creating videos to upload to YouTube. My first try was a disaster but it was ok I just got overly excited and created it ...
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Shorten Video By Removing Quiet Audio Sections with Video

What tools are available to take a video and remove out the silent sections found with its corresponding video track, where the criteria is that the audio goes below a certain threshold? I can do ...
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Easiest way to stitch GoPro videos that have been split due to length?

I am recording 15-minutes videos with my GoPro Hero 3 Black edition. The camera starts a new file every 10 minutes of recording by default. I do not think I can change this in a setting. When I do ...
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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 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 ...
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Is there any DVR which can automatically summarize the captured videos? If yes, what are the technologies they use?

I am doing a research related to video summarization. I found many research papers using various methods for video summarization. What I want to know is that is there any commercial applications with ...
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How can I cut a few seconds at the beginning of a large video file?

I have a large (~3GB) video file and I would like to trim just a few seconds at the beginning (~3s). What would be the fastest way to do this without having to process all the video file?
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FFmpeg: Cutting 3 seconds at the beginning of a video leaves 5 seconds blank

I have an MKV video, and want to cut the first 3 seconds. I tried with FFmpeg: ffmpeg -i /input.mkv -ss 00:00:3.0 -c copy -t 00:09:58.0 output.mkv But the result (when played in VLC) is that there ...
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Batch synchronize clips to two channels in Premiere Pro

I have 20 clips with the duration of 20 seconds. Those are cut out from a video that is 2 hours long. I want to synchronize them back up to the full clip as simple as possible without using any ...
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Batch edit metadata in Premiere Pro

I have recently took over the responsibility to edit couple of videos. I find that the important part of the workflow would be to fill out the metadata with information regarding who shot the ...
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How can I stay motivated and become more productive as a video editor?

I really like the editing process, how it's possible to bring a vision you've had to life, by timing things just right, etc. It's a great art. Unfortunately I am super un-productive at it. This has ...
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Adobe Premiere Temporarily Disable Transitions

I am using a transition (Cross Dissolve) between two video clips. I have adjusted some of its settings (duration and position between the clips) but I need to disable it temporarily to adjust some ...
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Removing Metadata Title in mp4 files

I was able to remove metadata titles in mkv files through mkvtoolnix with this code @echo off for /r %%g in (*.mkv) do ("D:\Programs\MKVToolsNix\mkvpropedit" "%%~g" --tags all:"" --delete title ) I ...
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How was this slow motion effect created? what programs can do this?

In the video they seem to be creating new frames inbetween the medium's original frames and then slowing/speeding it up with speed control. It looks like the equivalent of going every frame and ...
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zooming, transforming and cropping problem

As I make adjustments to Zoom, crop and transform to a single clip, other unselected clips are also adjusted. Can this be avoided? Is it a user error (me), hardware issue, or software issue? I am ...
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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 ...