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

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Premiere distorts picture while paused

Premiere is distorting footage while paused, making color grading ridiculously challenging. Whether the media is playing in the source monitor or the sequence monitor, the picture is pixelated and ...
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Best softwares for heavy pan/zoom editing?

I use to do a lot of pan/zoom editing with Sony Vegas Pro. Now that I read that Sony plans to discontinue Vegas (they said it will remain supported but there will never be a new version again), I am ...
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Program to convert videos by interpolating 30fps video to 60 fps similar to Splash Pro video player

If you have tried Splash Pro video player, you will see that it will play 30fps videos in 60 fps by using some kind of motion interpolation technology. I want to somehow use that technology to ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro / After Effects Hard Drive Scratch Disk and Cache set up in temporary situation.

I've exhausted all options before asking for opinions in trying to figure this out, and I'm running out of time by doing all possible combinations and running benchmarks, or setting up projects to see ...
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Is it possible to use a matte pass in photoshop video editing?

I rendered out some passes in a 3d program and was wondering if I could use photoshop's video editing to composite them. Is there any way to use a matte pass to restrict the visibility of some video ...
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Is there a video container which is able to handle segments of different video quality (or even size)?

Let's assume I have a video of 10 minutes length. And I want to reduce its size by having some parts in high bitrate, while other less important parts can be low bitrate. For this I'd cut the original ...
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How do I batch replace video clips in Premiere to graded copies? (from Da Vinci Resolve)

My color grader and I are working in parallel. I'm editing in Adobe Premiere, and he is grading in Da Vinci Resolve (version CC 2015.2 and 12, respectively). I gave him an early rough cut of the ...
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How to remove transitions from title motion adjustments in Premiere Pro?

I am using some motion adjustments (Effect Controls) on title clips placed on top of my video layer in Premiere Pro CC 2015. I change the position of the clips (names) and also change the scaling per ...
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Davinci Resolve 12 (Editing)

So, Im starting a project in Davinci Resolve 12 (DR12) but I am used to using FCPX and they way I can change the Field Dominance for the clips as I use a Canon C100 which records in 25p (50i) AVCHD, ...
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Advanced Low Cost Editing Software

I am looking for a cheap (not necessarily free) editing software. At the moment I have to work with Serif MoviePlus X6 but I find this too basic. I have a lot of knowledge of video editing but am ...
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Linux command-line option to do video lens correction?

Is there a Linux command-line option to do lens correction on videos? (Either as a tool, or a collection of tools) Specifically, GoPro videos? I know I can do correction in GoPro Studio, but I need ...
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How to precisely synchronise an audio and video track from separate devices?

Yesterday I recorded a full day event with a Panasonic HC-V700 Full HD Camcorder and I also captured the audio with a Zoom H4n Handy Recorder using the audio feed provided by the venue. At the start ...
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How to prepare AVCHD on a PC for Mac use later?

I recently began a job in IT and part of my role involves recording at some company events. However, it isn't my role to edit the videos themselves. These files need to be handed off to a Mac user who ...
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Video transformation

Is it possible to use a low resolution camera with low mega pixels and make it look like the video was shoot with a camera with high mega pixel (120 MP to say) after using adobe after effects?
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Places to look for sound tracks for videos

I'm wondering what's a good place to look for background music for our video productions. I'm not asking for a free one, but for any good place with a good categorization of soundtracks and songs for ...
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Free video editing software that supports panning with Bezier curves

I'm trying to make a video by panning through cells in a webcomic. First I tried Kdenlive, but that seems to only support linear panning, so you can't do it smoothly. I found someone complaining about ...
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Good app / process for organizing video snapshots into a storyboard?

I have many hours of footage from a friend's wedding I want to set to a music video. I'm using Adobe Premiere. I already have the main story arch, and now I want to fine-tune the sequence of shots ...
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Adding many sounds to a video file at specific frames

I have a video of a TAS I've created that unfortunately does not contain sound. I would like to add sound to the video before releasing it, but I obviously don't want to have to go through and place ...
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Adobe Premiere lagging video playback

Premiere Pro CC 2015 and I have not had such a smooth existence. For some reason, Premiere will playback fine with no dropped frames, and then after about 10-15 seconds it starts dropping frames. This ...
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Cutting scene results in choppy transition

I used the Razor tool in Openshot to remove a scene from a movie. However, the transition between the two surrounding scenes is now very choppy. The movie is now simply two separate clips. Is there a ...
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Sharpen DV footage after upscale to HDV

I have some DV footage that I'm using in an HDV sequence and have upscaled it to mach the resolution of the HDV footage (1080i), what's the best way to get rid of the resulting blurriness? I'm using ...
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How can I crop a video with ffmpeg?

I have an MP4 file of a screen recording that I need to crop down. How can I accomplish this without using expensive tools like Adobe Premier or Final Cut? I prefer ffmpeg because I have used it ...
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Active Presenter, Muting Single Layer

I'm using active presenter, and I'm trying to mute the audio on an mp4 file I imported, while keeping the mp3 file on another layer playing. But it's seeming that whenever I click properties on the ...
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Stop video (something like a screenshot) in Hitfilm 3 Express

I am new in any kind of video cutting programs. I started using Hitfilm 3 Express, becuase it's free and simple to use, I think. I'm wondering if and how it is possible to make a video stop for as ...
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lightroom for video

I shot an event for a client. The client did not want me to make an after-movie, and they just wanted footage for promotion the following year. So I am supposed to deliver the video files. I want to ...
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Speeding up a portion of video leads to choppy transition

What I am trying to achieve is speed up a small portion of a video, lasting only about a second. I tried using Windows Movie Maker. What I did was import the video three times, then trim the three ...
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Fast way to add titles to music videos

I have lots (1000+) music videos ready to be aired but without usual titles (artists, album, publisher). I need fastest way to add (bulk?) titles to all of them. Graphics or simple text will be same ...
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Premiere Create custom frame size

I have downloaded a video from youtube to my laptop. It is 640x360px mp4 format. I'd like to edit it a little bit with Premiere CS5. How do I create a new project with the same resolution of my video? ...
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How to change profile of Openshot project?

I stupidly started a project using a DVD NTSC profile, made a bunch of changes, and then realized that the final product is supposed to be DVD Widescreen NTSC. I can export it as such, but because I'm ...
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How can I insert a censor bar into a mp4 movie?

I have a feature film in mp4 format. There is one scene where I just want to place a black censor box to conceal one part of the screen, no more than 7 seconds. I'm a beginner, so my concern is that ...
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What software is used in Hollywood for special effects and video editing [closed]

I am totally new to this video stuff. What I want is to make a short amateur movie and make some visual special effects and maybe edit it. So I'd love to find some program I could play with and do ...
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Automatically speed up video portions with no voice

I have recorded some video tutorials for our programming team. These consist of "live coding" exercises; basically, videos of me coding stuff. Thus, the video track is a screencast, and the audio ...
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Attach a video to a static image?

Well, its not my area and i am a little bit scrappy with this. So we have this little device , that we want to show how a real human hand stick to some different places .(for example door,window,gate ,...
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Easy way to take 1s clips from video every 60s and join them all together?

Pretty much what the title says: I have a couple of video files and would like to extract one second intervals every sixty seconds or so, i.e. extract the clips 00:59 - 01:00 01:59 - 02:00 etc. ...
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Accurate audio selection

How do I select the audio corresponding to a set of filter-selected videoframes? E.g. at the moment I am sampling 1 in every 100 frames of a video (running at 15fps) using the FFMpeg select filter. ...
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What's the technical term for additional material at the start and end of a take?

When shooting footage, it's good practice to start a little earlier and end a little later than the actual action. That way, you get more freedom during editing. The same holds true for animated ...
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Premiere Pro: Possible to add several images on one video track?

I have this image that I want to put on top of my video, like this: And I want to fill the entire screen with multiple copies of this image. However, the only solution I've found so far is to create ...
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Selecting a Layer and Keyframes without using Marquee Tool in AE

If I have a layer with some keyframes like this: When I click on it, it highlights just the layer, obviously. My question is, how can I select the keyframes under it WITHOUT using the Marquee Tool: ...
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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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Replacing footage to a video with different frame rate - how to make timeline clips not slip?

When I replace a footage to another video file which has got different frame rate from the old, the clips on the timeline slip because of the frame rate change. If I go to Modify -> Interpret footage,...
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Editing with music: what workflow produces the best results?

What would produce the best result, in terms of quality? So I like to go out and take some random dynamic, smooth, clips of places around my neighborhood with my Flycam, but I'm wondering what would ...
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How would describe this editing technique

I am trying to write about the editing techniques in this clip here: and at the 0:39-0:41 section I want to describe what editing technique is used where the scene ...
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What benefits can a pen tablet or control surface provide in video editing?

I've been considering different directions to go to move away from a traditional mouse and keyboard setup while editing. I was initially looking at the Contour ShuttleXpress as a fairly inexpensive ...
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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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Does Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 have a fullscreen mode?

Essentially what I'm looking for is a way to make Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 go fullscreen. I do not mean the fullscreen preview of the video or fullscreen on a specific panel (like the timeline). I want ...
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C4D image problems

I have added a custom image from the internet to a cylinder, and it shows up as normal when editing. However when I preview the render or render it out the image completely disappears and the cylinder ...
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Rendering with swf files sometimes causes skipping frames

I mostly create simple infographic style animaitons with Flash then import them to Premiere to adjust timing and add extra effects.I know it is not a pro. way to work but it reduces rendering and ...
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How to reduce eye strain when video editing?

I'm fairly new to editing large video projects, and I notice my eyes get fatigued after editing for a few hours. Is this common? How can I minimize eye strain? E.g.: best monitor settings, specific ...
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In Premiere, is there an easy to way to extract sequences into new projects?

I started a Premiere project that eventually spawned multiple videos. Each of those videos is in its own sequence. I'd like to extract them into their own projects, both to clear out the project ...
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How to create a 1h long WMV file from a repeated 1 minute WMV many times over?

What's the fastest way to do this? Is there a way I can just copy the file 60 times over without having to re-encode? It's a WMV file created with Expression Encoder.