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

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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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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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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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Can one edit a 360 degree video into a traditional video?

I just ordered a Theta S which should be released by the 30th of this month. I can not wait to start recording 360 videos. My question is, can I edit a 360 video into one of my non 360 videos? Just ...
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ffmpeg: overlay rotated video with transparency

I'm new to ffmpeg (video encoding in general). I have two videos one larger than the other. I want to rotate, resize and overlay the shorter video on the larger one at defined coordinates. So far, I'...
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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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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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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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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.

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