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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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ffmpeg: Placing an overlay over multiple images

I am trying to overlay a png image onto a series of images (a few hundred images), I will later take this series of images with the overlay and construct a movie out of the series of images. I don't ...
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How do you organise your timeline clips in Premier Pro [closed]

I would like your opinion or the way you organize your clips for this situation: A few days ago I got raw footage around 6h in length, 1 camera. It was recording all the time without cutting files on ...
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I used ffmpeg to concatenate to videos and it got stuck and produced a huge file. Where is the mistake?

I have this short videoclips that i recorded either with my webcam or with my phone. The ones that come from my webcam are in Matroska container, and the ones from the phone in mp4. Each piece is ...
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Video of typing text on an angle

I saw this video (https://pin.it/119U75R) and I want to do something like it but I don't know what it's call to search about it, so can you help me how I can search about it? I would like to make text ...
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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 to output high quality Zoom webinar video after editing with Premiere Pro?

I used Adobe Premiere Pro in editing a Zoom webinar video, I noticed that after editing and exporting it, the resulting file size of the output file appeared blurry compared to the original. The file ...
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How do I find out if a video is actual or if it was modified with a Software?

This video in question is Chameleon Changing Color How do I find out if that color change in the Chameleon is real and not a modification that was done with software? Specifically, I am looking for ...
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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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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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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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Best export settings for still image with audio

Suppose I have a sequence in Premiere which is an audio track accompanied by a single still non-moving image (e.g. a song and the album art). Being that there is no video (or motion of any kind), what ...
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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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Managing compound clips in Davinci Resolve 16

I've made a couple compound clips in my Davinci resolve project. Right now, I need to open that project, manually copy required clips and paste them in a new project. Is there any way to create a ...
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show the process in a football feint or motion

I am a football coach and need to make some videos over some exercises. Here I would like to have some kind of "line" through the movement itself. If you look at this little 5-6 sec. clips ...
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Batch replace green-screen?

I have a video which uses a green screen in it. I have 1000 images which I want to be put onto the green screen, and each exported as unique videos. So, 1 image per video. 1000 images = 1000 unique ...
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Are there any video programs to trim and export multiple videos at once?

If I wanted to cut the first 10 seconds off of a handful of videos(12 videos), is there a program that will open all of the videos at once and let me trim the first 10 seconds off of them all at the ...
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What does exactly nesting a clip in one layer do in relation to another clip in a different layer?

I'm trying to follow along a Premiere tutorial on creating a Tilt Shift Effect. In it, I would create a color matte with a mask as the below: Then I would use the "Compound Blur" effect to ...
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How can one remove an image from a screenshare recording?

I have a screenshare recording: this is a typical academic presentation where some speaker talks over a sequence of several slides. The video only shows the slides (screenshare). One slide contains ...
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What software should I use to replace an LED display in a train carriage?

Look at this Video. Notice the text moving in LED and the reflection of it on the ceiling of the train. I also took a picture with blank LED screen. I want to add my own text marquee-ing through the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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