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

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Batch process videos from a folder to: remove audio and slow the speed to 0.5x

I have 50 videos all in the same folder and I know FFMPEG is frequently used for this type of work. I would like to learn how to navigate ffmpeg but if there are other free softwares I don't mind ...
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How do I crop a video with a particular point of the video always in the centre of the frame?

Suppose I have a drone video not properly shot, but the subject is always in the frame but not a constant point. Now, I want to crop that 16:9 drone video to a 4:5, and have the subject always in the ...
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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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Which tool or method should be used to make text on a whiteboard look natural / right?

I am not a professional video editor, but I am involved in the production of a small-scale educational video series. A main part of this video contains a teacher sitting at a table with a whiteboard ...
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Using water as green screen

so I had this idea but inorder to do it, I need to have water as a green screen. (Because I wanted to make the image move like water). So I was thinking of using dye to color the water and key that ...
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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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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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how do you call the final “render” of a video

This is a silly question: How do you call the final "render", as used in 3D jargon, of the editing of a video, if any? I'm searching but maybe I'm not using the right words.
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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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Why does Adobe Premiere increase video size even when nothing has been done?

I record my screen using Adobe Captivate. A 10 minutes recording results in a video of 15 MB in size, with acceptable quality for educational purposes. Now I take that video into Adobe Premiere to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Rotating image/video about an axis within xy-plane in FCP

Is it possible to animate a photo/video so that it continuously rotates about an axis within the xy-plane? For example, rotate it about the y-axis. I know how to regularly rotate a video (rotation ...
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How to put you GPS track in a video?

I am about to start a channel in YouTube. There will be occasions that I will drive while recording my path with an indoor (inside car) camera. I thought that it could be great if I put a tiny square ...
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How to filter out footage into one clip

The problem I am facing is I have too much of footage of which only 10% is going to be used for editing. I don't want to store tons of footage which is not going to be used. The most reasonable idea ...
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How to make eye pupils look directly at the camera

I have some videos with a speaker looking at the side of a camera or directly to the camera, but his or her pupils were running from side to side as speaker reads from teleprompter. Is there any ...
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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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Is it possible to automate a workflow in Premiere Pro

I need to edit a large set of videos through a very specific process. My workflow is pretty simple. Add a Watermark, a specific intro video and apply invert effect on the video. I'm quite new to ...
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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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How to make a video presentation with a video of the slideshow and a video of me speaking in the corner?

I am a teacher and I am trying to sync my slideshow presentation to a video of me speaking about the slideshow presentation. I'm trying to make it so that the presentation takes up most of the screen, ...
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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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How to edit laying snow into a video?

So I and a few friends decided to film a Christmas movie. This is gonna be really interesting as I haven't even made a short before. But anyway, most of this movie takes place at the North Pole in ...
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Free video editing software

I'm looking for a free video editing application that works on windows that must have the following requirements: Must be able to take segments (cuts) of videos and add them together. Remove audio ...
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How can I save clips that I cut?

All I want to do is take large videos, cut them up into small clips, and then reorder those clips into a new video. Yet this seems completely impossible to do with Final Cut Pro X… it can't be ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 extend vertical video with the same duplicate size on its side?

I'm a newbie in video editing. Here's what I do: I record the screen of my phone, explaining some stuff Video is recorded in portrait mode, thus it's a vertical video I edit this video by adding some ...
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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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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 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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How can I remove unwanted object from a video and see what's behind it?

If for example I have a video and there is a person that moves but is always partially blocked by an object, can I remove it somehow to get a clear video footage? I tried Adobe content aware Filter, ...
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How do you remove transulscent watermarks from videos?

I found a black and white video with a transluscent watermark that I want to remove. I have no experience with video editing and I prefer to use free and open-source software exclusively. Any help ...
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After Effects melting film strip in the old projector

I want to make the effect of a melting film strip in the old projector. Please tell me how this can be done with After Effects? I have all the necessary footages, but after blending it does not look ...
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How do I deselect the Blade Edit Mode in DaVinci Resolve?

I was just learning DaVinci Resolve and accidently clicked Blade Edit Mode It's now shown as follow. red How do I deselect it?
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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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Enhance Video/Audio Quality of Old Movies

I managed to get my hands in a few very old video files (really!) whose quality, audio and video, are not so great. I checked the technical details of the file and this is what I've got. In overall ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Can one edit a 360 degree video into a traditional video?

I just ordered a Theta S which should be released by the 30th of this month. I can not wait to start recording 360 videos. My question is, can I edit a 360 video into one of my non 360 videos? Just ...

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