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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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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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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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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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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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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What's the origin of using crossfade/dissolve to convey long passage of time?

Crossfade/dissolve seems to be the go-to transition when it comes convey long passage of time, like when someone has to wait for something for a long time. What's the origin of this usage? In what ...
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Trying to locate services that do video transformation

I'm looking for a service that allows me to do the following: programmatically concatenate several video files into one new video file overlay an audio file onto the video file overlay a watermark ...
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Crop HD (1920x1080) video ratio from the center in ffmpeg

I have an HD video (1920x1080). I am trying to crop the video from the center so the resolution is (960x1080) and looks like a portrait video. I have tried the following command with no luck: ffmpeg -...
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Convert interlaced(?) video to progressive

I have a video with the following details: Format : MPEG-TS File size : 6.49 GiB Duration : 1 h 35 min Overall bit rate mode : Variable ...
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FFMPEG: cut clips from a long video with “fast seek” while maintaining accuracy

I have this 3 hour long video which consists of: < 1-5 seconds of black frames > -- < clip > -- < 1-5 seconds of black frames > -- < clip > -- ... I could successfully get the ...
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Does Nvidia SLI matter for video editing performance?

Does Nvidia SLI matter for video editing performance? Any advantage or disadvantage of using SLI?
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Trim (remove frames from) live video from webcam

I have a webcam that captures video stream. After 30 seconds I want to remove 1 sec of the video from the start and keep capturing the video stream and so on. In short, I only want to save the latest ...
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compare two video then cut the different

I have 2 video files with the same content, but coming from a different source. They have a slight difference in 'cut' and language dubbing, meaning one can be missing a shot compared to the other. I ...
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How to apply the same white point to multiple clips of the same take?

I shot one take with a camera that could not set white balance. I imported it into Final Cut Pro and set the white balance from a white point. I then cut the take into multiple slices and shuffled ...
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How to add automatically a video ending?

Long story short, for internal trading videos updates i need to add a predone video cut to a lot of old videos. I need a way to not having to pass everyone one by one by premiere. Any software that ...
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How to make 1 part of the background (captions) appear in the foreground of a chroma key composite I created on Premiere?

I recorded myself in front of a green screen and keyed it out on Premiere Pro to have myself in the foreground in front of a video which has subtitles on screen. My shoulder covers a small portion of ...
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what is the best software that can crop and trim video?

it needs to work with mkv files has to have a gui because the crops are different for each video should be lightweight, I don't want to install premier just for this
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Is there a platform where I can automate creating multiple versions of an explainer video?

I work for a company that connects various software to each other. We want to create an explainer video for each software we connect to. The videos will be almost identical with the only difference ...
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ffmpeg skip first or more segments

Commonly I try options in case of skip the begin of video: ffmpeg -i -ss 2 input.mkv -ss 4 (then 3 or 5) -codec copy output.mkv I can split video by segments, then skip first segment and concatenate ...