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

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Head/Vision Tracking

At the 1:20 mark of this video, the author incorporates a line of sight marker to track the players line of vision. Any suggestions on how he did this? What software he might have used, etc? I want ...
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After 5 minutes, audio dramatically goes out of sync for rest of video. Shifting that audio section around fixes problem only for a few seconds

At the 5min:12sec mark in this Facebook Live video, there is a glitch/freeze. The audio goes out for a few seconds, and then comes back in. But when it comes back in, it is terribly out of sync. I ...
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Increasing Overall Audio level

I have a very short video of some classical guitar music, in Windows .wmv. In order to listen I must have the soundcard and speaker volume controls at the max. (I have checked this on another ...
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Add a timestamp to a video file?

I have some video footage from my phone's dash camera app. In the app, the video plays with the timestamp showing. However, exporting the file to my computer does the video only, without the timestamp....
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Editing movies with FFMPEG in command line

Is there any crazy guy out there who has tried to mount an entire movie (short or not) using the army knife ffmpeg command line tool?
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Recommendations for Video Recording/Editing

I am going to portray Mark Twain lecturing on his life "so far" at the age of 60 (the monologue/one-man, one-act play will be set in 1896). I plan to perform in small ampitheateres, opera houses, and ...
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Text fading in a clip in Shotcut

I make YouTube videos sometimes and Shotcut has always been my go-to for video editing, but I am working on a video now and can't figure out how to fade text in and out while a clip is playing. Help?
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How to copy animation from one project to another in Camtasia?

I have created some animation in Camtasia studio. When I copy paste them into another camtasia project everything gets messed up, animation effect, start n end position, size etc. I tried to match the ...
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Resynchronizing audio in a variable framerate video with missing timing data

I was recording a moderately long (20-30 minute) video when suddenly my camera died, resulting in a corrupt file. I was able to repair the file by following the steps in How to open and repair an m4v ...
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How to learn all about video editing?

I have been self learning about 3D art(especially using blender) and have reached a level where I can make some use of my skills on a productive scale. (Even though blender has an integrated VSE) I ...
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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 did the effect in this video?

Is this all in editing or did they use some sort of infrared camera?
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Final Cut Pro X Sharing to DVD 66% error? Slideshow compression?

I created a Slideshow in Final Cut Pro X. I need to burn a DVD, I need to upload to YOUTUBE and I need to put on a jump drive. I can export to Master File, however when I try to burn to DVD it only ...
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FCP retime timelapse image gets blurry

If i retime (speed up) my 4k footage, the image gets blurry. If i stop the movie, i see a crispy still image! Why? I already tried to slow time the footage but it doesn't work Thanks
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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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Why This Video Appears in Full Canvas?

Rookie video editor here, asking about video canvas. Don't know the right term in video editing but in image editing it's area that is not part of it. This is the video: ...
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How to add “AR” elements over video?

disclaimer: I'm completely a neophyte, mildly competent with Photoshop and that's it. I was trying to figure out what would be the quickest/easiest way to add AR-ish elements over a video. For ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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YouTube message suggesting wrong compression settings (Wondershare Filmora)

I was wondering if anyone can help me? Whenever I uploaded a video to Youtube. I always get this message…(videos would upload faster if you have the right settings for your video). I think I doing the ...
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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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What is the best way to learn VFX? [duplicate]

I am new to this field but I'm very interested in making VFX and I had done some VFX clips on my phone. But I want some software names which I can understand easily and also create visual effects.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...