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

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How to make particle systems look more natural and realistic in Fusion?

I have recently downloaded Fusion and have seen some preloaded uses of fire and smoke in reference to particle systems. However, no matter how much I try recreating something like that, it always ...
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How to change the grey color of a clip block in the grey timeline in FCPX

in the FCPX timeline, is there a way to change the standard grey color of a clip? so i can notice it quickly between hundred other grey clips in the timeline ? Imagine the convenience...
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How to make a white background effect for video recording?

I have seen this video on YouTube which has a white background effect with proper video quality. How could I do this?
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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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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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Adobe after effects showing green background with nothing every time I import hd videos 😢

I want to make a project about my country by combining various hyperlapse videos and adding some graphical kinetic topography to them. But every time I import a video, it appears full green...nothinge ...
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Positioning subtitles in Premiere Pro CC

In the process of producing a video, we are creating subtitles. We have decided to align the text object's vertical center at 10% of the height of the frame as seen on this mockup: In Photoshop and ...
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How do I transition objects individually?

How do I do this? the way the objects appear is just so cool Video:
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Why is the audio delayed both in preview and render in after effects

I have a problem with after effects, the video is alright but whenever I render or preview it the audio is delayed. The problem is not during the render it occurs during preview and its only one video ...
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Replacing/changing video background [duplicate]

How could I replace the background of a video such as the one in the picture to a bright white? I have iMovie, is it of any use here?
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Is there an optimum position for placing a bug or DOG?

I'm creating some How To type videos to go online, and I'm looking to add a bug or DOG to the videos. The videos will contain some screen captures of a website with the full logo in the top left but ...
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Dealing with dropped frames in background plate when doing keyframe animation in After Effects

I am working on a video which includes some dropped frames ever so often. When a frame dropped, it repeated the previous frame sometimes 2 or 3 times. I am overlaying many objects on this video, and ...
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How can you get clips from different YouTube videos to have the same resolution or frame size in Adobe Premier Pro CS6 2017?

I'm new, so pardon my incorrect terminology. Let's say that I download different YouTube clips using an online converter. When I put them into a sequence in Adobe Premier Pro, the clips from the ...
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How to setup Adobe Premiere Pro CC to edit Interview type videos for YouTube

Context: I have Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 I am recording interviews with Ecamm recorder for Skype in 480p resolution (size conscious) I always record separate files (audio & video) - track 1 and ...
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Video effect - slowmotion to fastmotion?

How do you edit a video using Premiere Pro CC 2017 so that it goes from slow motion to normal speed or fast motion, like in this video. Some parts are in slow motion and then it suddenly speeds up?
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Technical Term for “side by side scene editing”?

I am looking for video editing software that has a feature, but I don't know the name of it. It was a feature I had in EditDV around 2000, but I have not found it since. Essentially, setting the END ...
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Can I play the preview at a lower speed?

When looking at the the project monitor (red circle in picture), how can I decrease the speed of the playback? I want to check if my transitions and effects are OK, but it is really hard to do this ...
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Pointers in Premiere Pro CC

I am very new to video editing and am using PP CC 2017 on a Mac to edit some old 8 mm film reels which have been converted to digital videos in the .mov format. These old 400 foot reels were spliced ...
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Technical name for this? (PIP picture in picture with transparent background via green screen, chroma key)

Two questions regarding this screencap: http://imgur.com/RYIBdo1 What's the technical name for this? (where you impose a PIP that contains transparency, via a green screen, so there's no rectangular ...
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Put creatures moving around in your videos

How the guy making the linked videos might have achieved those effects of creatures appearing behind him? Here are the two videos I am refering to: see this, or this.
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Embedding another video to “blend” with the environment

Suppose I have a mirror, or a picture on the wall, and I want to run a second video into this. How could that be achieved? And even in such a way as to correct for perspective? For example, like in ...
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Extract person from video

Is there a way to extract a person from a video without having a blue- (or green-)screen? Any software which can do this?
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Premiere’s new layered drawings are not in the Project panel

Premiere’s new (2017.1) layered drawing tools are easy enough to use, as they work similarly to other Adobe CC tools and the current UI concepts. But, the multi-layer item I created does not appear ...
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Can I modify the volume of a shot in the timeline of Premiere Pro?

I have imported a mp4 clip in my Premiere Pro CS6 timeline for which I would like to turn down the volume: However, when I try and drag the Volume effect to the clip (or any other audio effect), I ...
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Making video content for 30' x 10' 3:1 Widescreen

Looking for some help on how content should be created for an upcoming show with super widescreen blend on it. The show consists of a 30' x 10' front projection screen with unblended resolution of ...
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ffmpeg fade to specific color values over time

I have a background image that I'm trying to fade to specific color values using this filter: lutrgb=enable='gte(t,3)':'r=0.3*val:g=0.3*val:b=0.3*val' This almost works, but it changes the values ...
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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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privacy: the easiest way to blur out some location specific objects in a video

My customer sent me a video, where she wishes to hide all location specific objects. The video viewer should not recognize where the video was filmed. To blur out the location specific object, a ...
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How do I create a random word title?

I really don't know what is the best way to phrase this. But basically what I want is to have a single word on the screen, e.g. AUGUST. So when the title first starts, all 6 letters will be ...
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how to put background or solid block of color on a video

I'm currently producing a top ten highlight video. It includes the names and stats of the players on it and I'm wondering how do I give the text some background so it looks more professional I'm ...
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Archiving raw video

I am trying to organize the videos on my external harddrive. I have a lot of home video shot with a hand held camera, and now I am using a GoPro 4 camera that I record 4K video with. It consumes a lot ...
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Is it possible to ripple edit Adobe Premier?

Prior to using Adobe Premier, I used Sony Vegas as my primary video editing software. While using it, I have gotten accustomed to using a feature called ripple editing. When enabled, it allowed you to ...
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After reading separate video and audio tracks (in Shotcut), just export a portion of it as one video

I am using Shotcut for my video editing (I am a beginner). I record one big video file, and one audio file separately, but when I load them into Shotcut actually I just need some portion of it. Is ...
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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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Ffmpeg gui tool to apply filters

Are there any GUI applications (linux or windows) that allow you to apply ffpmeg filters to a video and observe the changes in a preview in real time?
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How to annotate specific parts of video in pre-production?

When working in pre-production I usually have a lot of video material which I all subsequently place on the timeline and cut specific parts which I will/can use. Then when starting to work on ...
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How to create a pseudo 3D/virtual POV effect

I was wondering, how American Football and Soccer Experts in the studios can move the field and camera perspective at their own will, even to places where there hasn't been a camera yet. I'm talking ...
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Does a higher bitrate impact video EDITING? [closed]

If will a high bitrate video be easier or harder on a video editor than a low bitrate video?
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Tagging each player's touches in a soccer game

I'm a soccer coach and I'm always looking for ways to help my players improve. For example, we record all of our games so the players can watch them afterwards. However, I find it to be an inefficient ...
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What part of this video is good and how to improve it?

I am new to video editing. I recently made this video and I was wondering which edits of my video is good and what improvements I can make for any future videos. I used VideoPad if you wanted to know ...
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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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Project Organization, searchable keywords and tags in Adobe Premiere

In Final Cut Pro X you are able to add "tags" or "keywords" as a form of labeling clips. This way when you are editing you can search to bring up all the clips relating to those tags or keywords. ///...
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Enhance Video/Audio Quality of Old Movies

I managed to get my hands in a few very old video files (really!) whose quality, audio and video, are not so great. I checked the technical details of the file and this is what I've got. In overall ...
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Make a video ONLY 2 colors? (Not grayscale)

Unfortunately I do not have an example because I do not know the name of the technique. I have seen in films at a local film festival an "effect" that makes the video black and white. I don't mean ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 super laggy playback

I don't know how can this be happening, I built a $1500 computer just to edit videos and apparently I can't even edit 1080p properly... Why is Premiere pro struggling with 60fps 1080p videos? ...
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Credit Rolls.. How do I get the credit rolls to look good? FCPX and Motion5

I use Motion 5 to create credit roll export. It just looks awesome. THEN, I import it into FCPX and after export, it looks jumpy. Does anyone have the golden tip? I've heard about Motion Blur.. ...
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Why can't I select my grouped video clip to reposition it within the frame in Premiere Pro?

In my Premiere Pro CS6 sequence, I have a centered video clip with an image overlaid on top of it. I'm able to reposition the image just fine by double clicking it and then dragging it around. When I ...
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After Effects - How to zoom on track points

I want to mimic effects some YouTubers use where they track an object then zoom in on the object that is being tracked. An example would be someone's head moving in a frame, and it cuts to a close up ...
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How to normalize 360-degree videos so that certain object / person remains in the middle?

I have multiple 360-degree clips recorded with Ricoh Theta S. When recording I didn't think too much about orientation - where is back, where is front - it is 360-degree after all. When editing and ...
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Automated, script and template based video editing

Basic idea - I have a lot of .mp3's that I want to turn into video which would contain static background image and audio visualizer. While it's easy to do this by hand, It would take a lot of time (...