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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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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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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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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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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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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 to batch trim 100 videos?

So I have 100 videos in a folder, I need to extract (ex.) 1:00 to 2:00. HB can do this but you have to set times for every video. Any software / Premiere script or other methods to do this?
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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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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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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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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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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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'Maintain Audio Pitch' in Speed/Duration causes Audio Glitch

When I change the Speed/Duration of an audio track and check Maintain Audio Pitch, I frequently get a moment of louder audio immediately following the edit point. This is very frustrating… Here's a ...
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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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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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Programs that help you export multi-language videos?

I'm looking for a program that can do multi-language export of video. Let me give an example: I create video with text and I would like to easily add 4 different languages inside each text. The ...
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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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Can I check if audio was removed from a mp4 video file?

I have a mp4 video file that has no sound. I would like to check if its audio was edited/removed. Can I somehow check this in the meta data? Are there any other hints that the audio was removed? The ...
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Can i crop the video using ffmpeg during recording?

Has the ffmpeg function which allow record only particular part of the video? For example for slit scan photo you don't need full size video, and it should be faster if it is possible record a few ...
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Create sliding logos in multiple rows

I'm very new to creating videos and I want to create 3-4 rows of brand logos that are sliding right to left at a constant rate - not moving and stopping. There'll be limited logos so I want them to ...
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Davinci Resolve: Is there any way to have color adjustments fade in and out?

I recently recorded a little play in HLG3, and during some scenes, the highlights would get blown out for a bit. I recorded 30 min clips and was hoping there's some way to add a gradual fade-in of ...
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Overlaying videos in Filmora 9, one of the videos characters should be completely dark but it has some transparency, how to fix it?

I'm trying to overlay to videos in Filmora 9. One video is a walking/talking hyena and the other a nodding squirrel. The hyena is in a room, so I wish both of them to be in the room. The video of ...
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How can I "un-nest" a nested sequence in Premiere Pro

I am a self-taught video editor, using Premiere Pro 2021 and I am constantly tweaking my workflow to improve it. I've started using two things to do so recently - 1. nested sequences, and 2. ...
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Footage of event with 2 speakers - how to arrange audio in post production?

My question is about how to go about arranging audio post production. This is the situation: I'm about to work on footage of a multi-day event with two speakers, one the main presenter (A), the other ...
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Premiere Pro: Elements that are positioned outside the canvas are cropped?

I have a sequence where I placed some Text and other elements outside of the visible frame. I want to use an adjustmentlayer with the transform effect to make these outside elements move into the ...
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Fix screen recording in a prerecorded video

Since I can't find any answers elsewhere, I may as well ask here – I have a video in which there is screen tearing present in the recording, not having anything to do with my monitor or graphics card. ...
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How to edit my Playstation 5 4K gameplay?

Members. I'm facing a few issues while trying to edit 4K gameplay footage from my PS5. PS5 has two options to capture gameplay: 1080P (.mp4) 4K (.webm) First, the captured 4K footage extension is ....
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Title has "invisible border", so not whole text is seen (DaVinci Resolve)

thank you for helping me! Now, at the beginning of my video (I'm working in DaVinci Resolve), I want to add a table of contents. I thought about using a title to do that. But when I paste the text and ...
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