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

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Tattoo removal video effect

Is there a video editor that has a video effect where tattoos on human skin can be motion tracked and filtered out frame by frame, either by blurring them, or replacing the tattoos with surrounding ...
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What is the difference between .mts and .mp4 video files?

I know that .mts video files use MPEG-4 video compression. But why then don't they just have the .mp4 file name extension? Since they don't, this means they are not digitally nor conceptually ...
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Does transcoding or compression occur when importing and editing .mts (.mp4) video files?

If a .mts video file is opened or imported to a project in a video editor like Adobe Premiere Pro, is transcoding going on? Video or audio compression? If so, why, instead of editing the raw file as ...
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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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Add an image overlay in BACK of video using ffmpeg

I need to put a video in front of the image (or add a background image to the video) I found this command: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -i image.png \ -filter_complex "[0:v][1:v] overlay=25:25:enable='...
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How to delete unused file parts that are not used in the FCPX timeline?

I want to clean up my hard disk and delete large unused GB files on my macbook. In the FCPX timeline I have several hours of footage cut down into a 3-minute movie, with all short 2-second pieces. I ...
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Premiere CC: How to select/drag clip in program window?

Running Premiere Pro 2018 on Windows. Previously, I could animate the scale and position of the clip in the program window by clicking to select it and using handles to scale, or drag it around within ...
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Should color grading be performed on raw clips, or final sequence?

Camcorders that record in .mts (.mp4) files usually split recorded files according to some maximum time limit per clip. For example, after recording straight for 30 minutes, we might find the entire ...
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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 get blinking play button on top of the video in Filmora or any other video editor?

I want to know how can I get blinking play button on top of the video in video editing using Filmora or any other editor?
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Transition / Cut Advice for Video Idea

I have an idea for a film project that I would like some advice on. I want to use my GoPro with the handgrip attachment to "interview myself" on a ski chair lift. Here is what I mean by that:...
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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 can I Batch Replace and Export in Premiere Pro?

I have a clip that I need to replace with other clips. All other parts of my timeline remain the same. For example, clip_template will be replaced by clip_a and then exported, clip_b and then exported,...
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Premiere Pro CC: Loop vertical frame edge on 16mm film scan

I am working with a 16mm film transfer that was done onto videotape in the late 90s. The film print itself is no longer available, and this digitized video copy is the best version that is known 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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How do I make a trimmed video show the missing frames from a Zoom recording using ffmpeg?

I have a Zoom video that I "cut" into two videos: ffmpeg -i 0131.mp4 -ss 55 -t 38:52 -codec copy 0131-1.mp4 ffmpeg -i 0131.mp4 -ss 40:00 -t 1:52 -codec copy 0131-2.mp4 I then merged into ...
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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 take an object and pause it in a moving video?

I understand that this question doesn't make much sense, so allow me to explain. I have seen many videos, most of them involving sports and cars, where a person/car is frozen, and the object that ...
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Removing Metadata Title in mp4 files

I was able to remove metadata titles in mkv files through mkvtoolnix with this code @echo off for /r %%g in (*.mkv) do ("D:\Programs\MKVToolsNix\mkvpropedit" "%%~g" --tags all:"" --delete title ) I ...
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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 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 can I fix my video stuttering and moving in and out of frame when exported from FCPX?

I recorded the screen for a presentation and edited it using Final Cut Pro X. Everything looks fine inside FCPX but he problem comes when I export the video. The image constantly moves in and out ...
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Wearable body gear that automatically evokes video effects during editing?

Consider an arm-cast device programmed to connect with, or be detected by, video editing software during post-production, for the application of video effects wherever the device appears in frame. If ...
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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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How does Premiere Pro keep markers on audio files even after export?

I opened a project with video and audio, and the audio had markers done in Premiere Pro (right-click on the playhead -> Add Marker). Then I exported the audio to AIFF. And then I imported the AIFF ...
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Add an image overlay in front of video using ffmpeg

I have many videos and I need to put an image in front of them for about 5 seconds, but adding it manually and rendering it each time would take really long, so I am asking if it is possible to do so ...
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How can I crop an undistorted region from a wide angle gopro capture?

When I ski with my gopro, I usually have to use the wide FOV because it's too difficult to carefully frame my shot while I'm skiing since I have to, you know, ski! I often am chasing some of my ...
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avisynth(+) + avslib - cropping each frame with different values

I tried to use ArrayOpArrayFunc of avslib (Avisynth plugin) to crop each frame differently based on the contents of an array. I start with image files, say 20, build my arrays, and try to apply the ...
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Should I keep any of the auxiliary files associated with an .MTS file?

When recording on a video camera, it not only generates the video in .mts format, but also some auxiliary files in various other folders that seem to be bookmarking cues and thumbnails for the video ...
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How can I crop a video with ffmpeg?

I have an MP4 file of a screen recording that I need to crop down. How can I accomplish this without using expensive tools like Adobe Premier or Final Cut? I prefer ffmpeg because I have used it ...
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Change the speed of clip based on sound track in Premiere pro

We are currently creating a virtual choir project and we have the tracks from the people already. I am the video editor, we have a sound designer as well. He is making the rythm of the sound perfect ...
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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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How to create sound wave art?

I have a sound file of my daughter laughing and I want to convert it into an image like the one attached, not just the typical line style of sound waves. Does anyone know a program that makes sound ...
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How to work with desqueezed anamorphic footage in FCPX

I have footage from an Array Alexa Mini, shot with anamorphic lenses. The footage was desqueezed in camera, so the resulting video resolution is 2944x2160. The codec is Timecode, Apple ProRes 4444, ...
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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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Program to convert videos by interpolating 30fps video to 60 fps similar to Splash Pro video player

If you have tried Splash Pro video player, you will see that it will play 30fps videos in 60 fps by using some kind of motion interpolation technology. I want to somehow use that technology to ...
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What drive can I safely record and render videos to? Internal HDD? Internal SSD? External Drives?

Dumb question: I have been making YT videos for a while now, as a hobby. I have always recorded my screen with the Nvidia screen recording software, with the save location set to a folder on my laptop'...
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How do I change the start/end time of a clip in Final Cut Pro X without changing the duration?

Imagine I made a bunch of changes to a project, I have a bunch of videos lined up like [clipA][clipB][clipC]. Now I want to tweak clipB's start/end times without changing it's duration such that the ...
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Premiere’s new layered drawings are not in the Project panel

Premiere’s new (2017.1) layered drawing tools are easy enough to use, as they work similarly to other Adobe CC tools and the current UI concepts. But, the multi-layer item I created does not appear ...
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Software to Trim a Video into Multiple Files

I am coming from the good old Times from GoPro Studios(discontinued), Go Pro Studio had a feature I really loved: To Precut your Videos into Multiple Parts and Naming them Seperatly. Because Having ...
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After 5 minutes, audio dramatically goes out of sync for rest of video. Shifting that audio section around fixes problem only for a few seconds

At the 5min:12sec mark in this Facebook Live video, there is a glitch/freeze. The audio goes out for a few seconds, and then comes back in. But when it comes back in, it is terribly out of sync. I ...
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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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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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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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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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Add two images before a mp4 and one in the end with ffmpeg

I'm trying to make an operation using FFmpeg with just one command to leave the output as lossless as possible. My intention is to add two images, 5 seconds each, before the mp4 file, add a fade in ...
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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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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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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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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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