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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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Editing text in Premiere Pro

I have a project in Premier Pro. I added lot of text and clips to my timeline and when I have returned to it the next day I can't seem to find a way to edit the text anymore, all I am seeing is ...
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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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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 use Creative Commons licensed videos on YouTube?

According to YouTube help center, Creative Commons licensed videos can be reused and edit. But it is not allowed to download videos from YouTube, so how can i edit it? YouTube Studio beta only ...
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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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How to remove steady video frames from 24/7 video?

I have a surveillance camera video backup that works 24/7, and I need to store it for the record and ready to use if any checking is needed. (No Business usage just personal) So I want a tool/...
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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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FFmpeg: Cutting 3 seconds at the beginning of a video leaves 5 seconds blank

I have an MKV video, and want to cut the first 3 seconds. I tried with FFmpeg: ffmpeg -i /input.mkv -ss 00:00:3.0 -c copy -t 00:09:58.0 output.mkv But the result (when played in VLC) is that there ...
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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 overlay 2 videos using depth layers

I'm trying to overlay 2 videos which both have depth layers (e.g. how far a pixel is away from the camera) using ffmpeg filters. (I have a few hundred of those videos so I'd like to do batch job out ...
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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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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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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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Render failed - Davinci Resolve 16

I have a problem with exporting an old timeline from Resolve. In 15 it worked fine, but I did some changes in an old composition and want to export the updated version. Error message says: Render job ...
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Removing shadow from video frames in Filmora Pro

I'm new to video editing, and I've been playing with a video of one of my products. Here is a video I was sent by a camerman who did a shoot for us. Most of them are great, but a few of them have ...
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Cropping clips leads to black video

So, I'm in Final Cut Pro, and I'm editing with two camera angles. I cut from angle A to angle B. I know that if I crop an angle that plays to the end of the video, it will be like that for the ...
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How do I stop my video clip from pausing during Push transition? (VSDC Video editor)

I'm using VSDC free video editor, and I want to add a Push transition from a video clip to a picture. But after adding the transition, when I previewed the video I saw that the video clip pauses ...
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Cutting videos into individual clips - loss of quality?

I have over 100 videos, each around 5-10 minutes long. From each video, I might only need two or three clips that last maybe 10 seconds at most. I want to create a montage out of all these videos ...
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Batch add intro and outro to videos

I have 500+ videos. I need to add intro and outro to them. Found this .bat script on a different website, and tried it. But it didn't work for me. As the script only ads outro - still didn't work. ...
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Batch clipping last minutes of videos of various lengths?

Using ffmpeg or similar, how can I batch cut and save clips of the last minutes (last 10 minutes for instance) of videos varying in length? How would an example .bat file look with various lines of ...
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Will faster encoding affect the quality in the end? (h.264)

If I speed up the encoding in blender to real-time for quicker encoding, will the actual quality of the video go down? Or will the file just be bigger? Just trying to make videos for my YouTube
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Netflix preview video production

Netflix auto-plays a 20s, 30s video preview in the background if a video is selected or we hover the mouse pointer on them. I was trying to play with them, but couldn't understand how this preview "...
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Make the sound of an audience cheering a custom text

I want to make the sound of a group of people (like an audience) cheering a user defined text. Is it possible to achieve this easily? I tried googling, but couldn't find anything.
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Software Just for Making Subclips

What’s the best piece of software to use just for making sub-clips from my video files? I usually do this is FCPX, but I’m looking for a way that doesn’t require importing, transcoding, etc.
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CUDA support Win 10 64 Bit For Premiere Pro 2019 NVIDIA Quadro 2000

I have NVIDIA graphics card of NVIDIA Quadro 2000 OS Windows 10 64 bit Business May 2019 Premier Pro 2019 Downloaded Latest graphics driver downloaded CUDA tool kit 9.2 But Only mercury software is ...
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Strategies and basics for music video recording with a single camera

I'm an amateur classical guitar player and very recently I decided to start creating videos to upload to YouTube. My first try was a disaster but it was ok I just got overly excited and created it ...
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Shorten Video By Removing Quiet Audio Sections with Video

What tools are available to take a video and remove out the silent sections found with its corresponding video track, where the criteria is that the audio goes below a certain threshold? I can do ...