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

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Is there an optimum position for placing a bug or DOG?

I'm creating some How To type videos to go online, and I'm looking to add a bug or DOG to the videos. The videos will contain some screen captures of a website with the full logo in the top left but ...
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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 to normalize 360-degree videos so that certain object / person remains in the middle?

I have multiple 360-degree clips recorded with Ricoh Theta S. When recording I didn't think too much about orientation - where is back, where is front - it is 360-degree after all. When editing and ...
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How to setup Adobe Premiere Pro CC to edit Interview type videos for YouTube

Context: I have Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 I am recording interviews with Ecamm recorder for Skype in 480p resolution (size conscious) I always record separate files (audio & video) - track 1 and ...
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how to put background or solid block of color on a video

I'm currently producing a top ten highlight video. It includes the names and stats of the players on it and I'm wondering how do I give the text some background so it looks more professional I'm ...
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Tagging each player's touches in a soccer game

I'm a soccer coach and I'm always looking for ways to help my players improve. For example, we record all of our games so the players can watch them afterwards. However, I find it to be an inefficient ...
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Technical Term for “side by side scene editing”?

I am looking for video editing software that has a feature, but I don't know the name of it. It was a feature I had in EditDV around 2000, but I have not found it since. Essentially, setting the END ...
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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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Pointers in Premiere Pro CC

I am very new to video editing and am using PP CC 2017 on a Mac to edit some old 8 mm film reels which have been converted to digital videos in the .mov format. These old 400 foot reels were spliced ...
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Technical name for this? (PIP picture in picture with transparent background via green screen, chroma key)

Two questions regarding this screencap: http://imgur.com/RYIBdo1 What's the technical name for this? (where you impose a PIP that contains transparency, via a green screen, so there's no rectangular ...
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Put creatures moving around in your videos

How the guy making the linked videos might have achieved those effects of creatures appearing behind him? Here are the two videos I am refering to: see this, or this.
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 super laggy playback

I don't know how can this be happening, I built a $1500 computer just to edit videos and apparently I can't even edit 1080p properly... Why is Premiere pro struggling with 60fps 1080p videos? ...
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Embedding another video to “blend” with the environment

Suppose I have a mirror, or a picture on the wall, and I want to run a second video into this. How could that be achieved? And even in such a way as to correct for perspective? For example, like in ...
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Extract person from video

Is there a way to extract a person from a video without having a blue- (or green-)screen? Any software which can do this?
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Can I modify the volume of a shot in the timeline of Premiere Pro?

I have imported a mp4 clip in my Premiere Pro CS6 timeline for which I would like to turn down the volume: However, when I try and drag the Volume effect to the clip (or any other audio effect), I ...
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No audio during footage preview

I'm using AfterEffects CS6 on Windows 7. During footage preview/playback, I never get any audio. I have the Mute Audio option in the Preview panel turned off (audio is not muted). I checked the Edit &...
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Making video content for 30' x 10' 3:1 Widescreen

Looking for some help on how content should be created for an upcoming show with super widescreen blend on it. The show consists of a 30' x 10' front projection screen with unblended resolution of ...
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After Effects - How to zoom on track points

I want to mimic effects some YouTubers use where they track an object then zoom in on the object that is being tracked. An example would be someone's head moving in a frame, and it cuts to a close up ...
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ffmpeg fade to specific color values over time

I have a background image that I'm trying to fade to specific color values using this filter: lutrgb=enable='gte(t,3)':'r=0.3*val:g=0.3*val:b=0.3*val' This almost works, but it changes the values ...
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Organizing a Multicam Clip in Premiere

In Adobe Premiere Pro 2015, you cannot sub-clip a multi-camera source clip, which is a shame, because sub-clipping is the most useful way I've found in Premiere for organizing segments of an extended ...
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How to import many .MOV files to Sony Vegas?

I have a problem with Sony Vegas. When ever I import too many .MOV files, Sony Vegas Pro 13, doesn't accept them, so they are black in the preview screen. However, if I import only 4 or 5 .MOV files ...
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After reading separate video and audio tracks (in Shotcut), just export a portion of it as one video

I am using Shotcut for my video editing (I am a beginner). I record one big video file, and one audio file separately, but when I load them into Shotcut actually I just need some portion of it. Is ...
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privacy: the easiest way to blur out some location specific objects in a video

My customer sent me a video, where she wishes to hide all location specific objects. The video viewer should not recognize where the video was filmed. To blur out the location specific object, a ...
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Archiving raw video

I am trying to organize the videos on my external harddrive. I have a lot of home video shot with a hand held camera, and now I am using a GoPro 4 camera that I record 4K video with. It consumes a lot ...
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Is it ok to edit a public domain speech?

Let me try to explain the project I'm working on. I'm a volunteer for a high school engineering competition, and the past couple of years I've produced a pro bono commemorative video to show at the ...
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Is it possible to ripple edit Adobe Premier?

Prior to using Adobe Premier, I used Sony Vegas as my primary video editing software. While using it, I have gotten accustomed to using a feature called ripple editing. When enabled, it allowed you to ...
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Good open source Video Editors?

Sure, I could Google and find random software. But I rather have the opinion of users that have had hands-on with any open source video editors. So if you've used one that you like or know of any, ...
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Credit Rolls.. How do I get the credit rolls to look good? FCPX and Motion5

I use Motion 5 to create credit roll export. It just looks awesome. THEN, I import it into FCPX and after export, it looks jumpy. Does anyone have the golden tip? I've heard about Motion Blur.. ...
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YouTube message suggesting wrong compression settings (Wondershare Filmora)

I was wondering if anyone can help me? Whenever I uploaded a video to Youtube. I always get this message…(videos would upload faster if you have the right settings for your video). I think I doing the ...
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Choppy playback after rendering in Premier Pro CC

I am editing a music video and after I rendered the workspace, I began previewing the video... In several places the video has become very choppy, skipping frames or something. How do I fix this? ...
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How to annotate specific parts of video in pre-production?

When working in pre-production I usually have a lot of video material which I all subsequently place on the timeline and cut specific parts which I will/can use. Then when starting to work on ...
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Ffmpeg gui tool to apply filters

Are there any GUI applications (linux or windows) that allow you to apply ffpmeg filters to a video and observe the changes in a preview in real time?
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How to create a pseudo 3D/virtual POV effect

I was wondering, how American Football and Soccer Experts in the studios can move the field and camera perspective at their own will, even to places where there hasn't been a camera yet. I'm talking ...
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Does a higher bitrate impact video EDITING? [closed]

If will a high bitrate video be easier or harder on a video editor than a low bitrate video?
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Split subtitles to line up ends of files?

I'm on a windows PC and have two files of a movie that's been split into those two pieces. I also have a subtitle file, but it's in one whole piece. Is there a way, using Subtitle Workshop(what I have ...
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What part of this video is good and how to improve it?

I am new to video editing. I recently made this video and I was wondering which edits of my video is good and what improvements I can make for any future videos. I used VideoPad if you wanted to know ...
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Project Organization, searchable keywords and tags in Adobe Premiere

In Final Cut Pro X you are able to add "tags" or "keywords" as a form of labeling clips. This way when you are editing you can search to bring up all the clips relating to those tags or keywords. ///...
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Interpreting 60fps to 24fps in Premiere Pro

I shot some footage on a Sony a7s at 59.94 fps so that I could slow it down in post to achieve a smoother camera movement. But when I interpret it to 23.976 fps in Premiere, it looks like it's ...
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What is the best way to learn VFX? [duplicate]

I am new to this field but I'm very interested in making VFX and I had done some VFX clips on my phone. But I want some software names which I can understand easily and also create visual effects.
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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 to add “AR” elements over video?

disclaimer: I'm completely a neophyte, mildly competent with Photoshop and that's it. I was trying to figure out what would be the quickest/easiest way to add AR-ish elements over a video. For ...
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Make a video ONLY 2 colors? (Not grayscale)

Unfortunately I do not have an example because I do not know the name of the technique. I have seen in films at a local film festival an "effect" that makes the video black and white. I don't mean ...
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Why can't I select my grouped video clip to reposition it within the frame in Premiere Pro?

In my Premiere Pro CS6 sequence, I have a centered video clip with an image overlaid on top of it. I'm able to reposition the image just fine by double clicking it and then dragging it around. When I ...
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Sync separate audio to video+bad-camera-audio, free NLE recommendations

My use-case, in case the details help people understand what I'm looking for: My brother needs some videos of him singing while playing the piano, to send in as an audition for a dinner theater. For ...
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Automated, script and template based video editing

Basic idea - I have a lot of .mp3's that I want to turn into video which would contain static background image and audio visualizer. While it's easy to do this by hand, It would take a lot of time (...
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Good Intro Editor that can Join Audio+Video, and Present Two Frames Simultaneously

I am just beginning to put together some YouTube videos on Algebra tutorials (so I'm in front of a whiteboard, recording audio separately onto a portable recorder, and using a pretty low budget video ...
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Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum Suite 12.0 - 21:9 / 2560x1080

I recently brought a new monitor which is 21:9 (2560x1080) and I use ShadowPlay to capture interesting moments when I'm gaming. I always use Movie Studio Platinum Suite 12 to cut down and edit these ...
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How would I silhouette someone's face?

I am not sure that a silhouette is the best word. I am doing a cinematic scene in which the "Mystery character" is sitting in a chair, and I want his face to look blacked out/"silhouetted" so you can'...
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How to programmatically personalize video? [closed]

this article shows an impressive implementation of how to programmatically personalize video. "Everybody received their ‘own’ version of the video." How would I realize a similar solution? Which ...
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How to make an effect last for only a certain amount of time

I feel like I've done 50 google searches now, and still haven't figured this out. I am new to after effects, and have been unable to make my effects last for a certain amount of the timeline. For ...