Questions tagged [editing]

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

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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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Use of time remapping to stabilize the velocity of a rotating object?

I have a video of myself inside of a human-powered rotating drum. This video's shot at 60 frames per second, but due to to the unreliable velocity of human operators, this drum rotates at different ...
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Removing silence and no movement from videos

Using Windows 7, which program helps me Remove silence, like the option in adobe audition Remove still images in video, when nothing happens in the same program? Both functions should require a ...
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Screen-record tablet ink drawing on top of recorded video?

Is there software that allows me to 'screen record' tablet wacom ink drawing on top of a video being played back, and then output a new file with the drawing being part of the video? A wacom overlay, ...
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How do you edit videos to slide on and off the screen?

Hi I’m trying to edit a group of videos so that they continuously slide on and off the screen. I was wondering if there was a faster way to do this instead of individually adjusting the position key ...
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How to reverse Ken burns effect?

If some videos created by other people have ken burns effect, is it possible for me to remove it and get static fullscreen view?
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remove wire on video

Can't see any other posts on this site about this which seems unusual so here goes. I have a video in which a wire is used to pull an object from the scene. I did a test which worked well, but the ...
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AE - Tracking in Comp different when played backwards?

I've come across a rather strange phenomenon in After-Effects. Here's what I have: I tracked some shaky footage and applied the tracked motion to a null. Then, a camera follows that null, thus ...
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How to get Premiere Pro to use NVIDIA GPU

I am currently editing in premiere with time-lapses and have noticed that premiere will use my integrated Intel graphics card instead of my Nvidia GTX 1060. In the Nvidia control panel, I have set ...
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Edit video like professional gamers

I want to make a gaming video. I have the clips and here is the layout: Can any free PC apps help/do this? Thanks
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Why Doesn't Compound Clip With Effect in One Project Still Have Effect When Placed in Another Project?

In project A I have grouped a number of clips into a compound clip called c1. While in project A I've added to the compound clip (e.g. so it affects the entire compound clip) a color board effect and ...
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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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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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Is it possible to automatically generate highlights from a video using sound?

I am looking to create an automatic highlight tool to generate highlights using sound, for example a sporting event would have an important part when there is a louder sound so, that part should be ...
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Delete clips from a video while retaining multiple audio tracks

I have some videos (MP4 or MPV format) that contain muliple language audio tracks (English, French and Spanish). I want to cut out some clips (usually 15-60 seconds at a time) that I feel are ...
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Is there an automated process to split a video into sections with motion?

I have some video files with a reasonably static background and the occasional movement in the scene. I would like to edit down the footage to just the sections with movement in. As there are ...
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Techniques for merging two separate and moving camera shots

'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' (2015) contains a neat break-in scene that shows a special force team arriving and infiltrating an industry area. A few seconds of this scene really got me and I wonder how ...
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CyberLink PowerDirector: Is it good for game footage?

I have downloaded a free version of CyberLink PowerDirector but is it good for editing video game footage especially from video files from multi emulators? I just want to some of my videos 720p for ...
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a software program that allows me to draw on the screen while a video is playing and outputs a new video with the drawings on top of the old video?

As stated in the title, it is as simply as that. I need a piece of software that plays a video and then allows me to draw on top of the video and then the output will be a new video with the draws on ...
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How can I automate cutting a video along loud beep sounds?

I recorded videos (mp4) of participants in an experiment doing a task at a laptop. There are three tasks, at the beginning and end of which there is a loud beep sound. I would like to automatically ...
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Is it true that pixelization can be reversed given enough frames?

I just read someone stating the following on a Kdenlive bug report: I'd much rather have a single color than pixelization, since with enough frames, pixelization can be reversed. Simple question - ...
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Davinci Resolve - Store Clips Edited in Cut Window in a Media Folder

I am working on a video project in DaVinci Resolve. It a short video documenting a piece of installation art. One of the media files is a handheld camera that takes close up shots of different parts ...
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How to use editing to illustrate a (metaphorical and physical) transformation of a dancer character?

I'm editing a music video for a band. The concept revolves around an injured circus dancer that tries to overcome her disability. At one point in video the dancer undergoes a transformation from her ...
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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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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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Marking good and bad takes to help in editing

I've been learning about using different numbers of claps or finger-clicks when shooting my video/audio, so that later in editing they can act as markers as to which takes were good and which can just ...
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How to stretch an image in vegas? Tips? (Reference image in body)

That's as far as I had gone, I am trying to fit the image in the box but I just can't figure it out. no matter how much I stretch it or rotate it, it just doesn't work Here's another image so you ...
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Converting text file to a video with speech

I have several long text files and I'm looking forward to convert them into a video with synced text-to-speech voice. Because texts are long, an animation/slide/pagination will be required on video. ...
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Collaborative editing network storage workflow

We got to the point where multiple editors working alone can no longer effectively tackle certain projects and move towards collaborative editing (and entire production) seems like a good idea. ...
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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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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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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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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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Free software for creating fMRI film paradigm

I'm looking for an intuitive, user-friendly software that will allow me to cut sections from videos downloaded on Youtube, combine them into a single video, and insert still pictures between some of ...
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Premiere vs Vegas performance in i7 CPU?

Excluding other computer components, which timeline editor is better optimized for timeline editing for Intel i7 CPU (4790k) in Windows 8.1 64 bit? Note: Timeline editing is important (Not render ...
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Filter commentary from AC3 stream in MKV

a question from a a total non-expert in video/audio editing. I have an MKV file (let's call it X) which contains an AC3 file which has some constant and unnecessary (for me) comments for visually ...
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Lossless Editing by Combining Clips with FFmpeg x264

My new Canon Vixia HF G30 video camera has an option to encode directly to 35 Mbit/sec Mp4 at 1080p60 and it does a nice job. I primarily use it to record my daughter's high school basketball games. ...
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Are there free OpenFX plugins available?

I read that Sony Vegas Movie Studio (the non-pro version) supports video and audio effect plugins via the OpenFX standard. Are there any such plugins available as freeware or open-source? So far I ...
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ProRes in Premiere - no audio

I'm experimenting with switching from Final Cut to Premiere. However, most of my source material is ProRes. When I drag a ProRes Quicktime into Premiere (after setting up a new 'custom setting' to ...
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Square edges after rotating video in DaVinci Resolve?

I rotated one of my clips in Resolve to square up some of the lines (compositionally), then zoomed in so that the top and bottom edges were cropped to straight by the dimensions of the timeline viewer....
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Is there any program/subtittling program to add timestamps in a text file?

Hello everyone i'm currently editing a script for dubbing and I need to watch the video and create timestamps with the translated lines for the voice actors to voice. I'm new at this so I'm wondering ...
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How to automatically sync captions to a voice over?

Basically, the desired result is to have text appear on the screen as I say it. But it is tedious to do every single word by hand so I'm hoping to find a program that can help with the process. An ...
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Video elements are changing size when rendering and exporting in premiere?

Whenever I attempt to render or export this sequence. The video on it changes size and location. The video settings and the sequence settings match so i'm not seeing another reason for this issue.
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Is my MP4 file size too big?

I am working on a film, which I'm editing, and I rendered the one-hour long video to MP4, and the file size is 64,8 GB, and I think it's absurd, when google says the typical file size for MP4 is 700 ...
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how do get video down to reasonable size?

I have lots of livestreams downloaded most of which are 1 hour 2 hour long so 700mb to 1.1gb basically but im looking to shave off as much while preserving quality and sound they are all piano covers ...
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How does scaling work in ffmpeg?

I am new to ffmpeg. I just want to know how I could keep the original scale of the video. The original size of the video is that its frame width is 1820 while its frame height is 720. The original ...
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How to losslessly replace a specific area in a range of frames

I have a short screen recording of an old video game (duration 1:38.72, 2468 frames, 25 fps, 320×200 px, 4 colours only, bgr24, CamStudio Lossless Codec, no sound, AVI). The video contains an ...
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Is there anyway to que voice to light effects in Sony Vegas Pro 17

I know the title is confusing, and that's because i'm not sure how to say it. I was thinking of in my videos having a little thing in the corner which lights up whenever me or one of my friends is ...
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Why is the quality of my video so bad? (bitrate Zoom versus OpenShot)

I recorded a zoom meeting (saved as .mp4) and made a few trivial changes with OpenShot (trimmed a few seconds from start and finish, and added image at the beginning). Then exported the video trying ...