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

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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 ...
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Adobe Premiere crop one side - then fill the frame -

I've got Adobe Premiere Pro; I don't see where I can crop just one side (as opposed to all locked proportionally) - and then fill the frame with the cropped image, as I can in other programs - I'm ...
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Continuous smooth camera movement in post

I'm editing a small video which got recorded on a really cheap tripod, therefore the Camera movment is really uncontinuous and not smooth. Any ideas how to make the movement smooth? such a thing as ...
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How to copy animation from one project to another in Camtasia?

I have created some animation in Camtasia studio. When I copy paste them into another camtasia project everything gets messed up, animation effect, start n end position, size etc. I tried to match the ...
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How to organize captured footage for documentaries before sending to editor?

I have captured 20TB of footage. It's currently organized as follows: a separate folder for each day filmed, (example: 11/1/16) inside that: separate folders for each camera (2-4 cameras used) ...
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Scrolling Text Looks Bad

I want to have a text scroll through a video. I use Kdenlive for editing and rendering and it supports having a scrolling text and simply made it black text on a white background. It scrolls very ...
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How to record a live video of yourself with a transparent background?

I always watch and wonder how some youtubers have a little window on a corner of a gameplay or something... My doubt isn't on how they get the image, my doubt is on how some youtubers get the video ...
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Head/Vision Tracking

At the 1:20 mark of this video, the author incorporates a line of sight marker to track the players line of vision. Any suggestions on how he did this? What software he might have used, etc? I want ...
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ffmpeg: overlay rotated video with transparency

I'm new to ffmpeg (video encoding in general). I have two videos one larger than the other. I want to rotate, resize and overlay the shorter video on the larger one at defined coordinates. So far, I'...
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How to automatically divide a large video file into smaller clips?

I have a large .mp4 file (many hours long) and I want to split it into many 3 minute clips. How do I do that? Doing it manually with an editing software would take ages. Is there any automatic way to ...
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Increasing Overall Audio level

I have a very short video of some classical guitar music, in Windows .wmv. In order to listen I must have the soundcard and speaker volume controls at the max. (I have checked this on another ...
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Add a timestamp to a video file?

I have some video footage from my phone's dash camera app. In the app, the video plays with the timestamp showing. However, exporting the file to my computer does the video only, without the timestamp....
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Editing movies with FFMPEG in command line

Is there any crazy guy out there who has tried to mount an entire movie (short or not) using the army knife ffmpeg command line tool?
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Recommendations for Video Recording/Editing

I am going to portray Mark Twain lecturing on his life "so far" at the age of 60 (the monologue/one-man, one-act play will be set in 1896). I plan to perform in small ampitheateres, opera houses, and ...
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Resynchronizing audio in a variable framerate video with missing timing data

I was recording a moderately long (20-30 minute) video when suddenly my camera died, resulting in a corrupt file. I was able to repair the file by following the steps in How to open and repair an m4v ...
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How to learn all about video editing?

I have been self learning about 3D art(especially using blender) and have reached a level where I can make some use of my skills on a productive scale. (Even though blender has an integrated VSE) I ...
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How did the effect in this video?

Is this all in editing or did they use some sort of infrared camera?
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Premiere distorts picture while paused

Premiere is distorting footage while paused, making color grading ridiculously challenging. Whether the media is playing in the source monitor or the sequence monitor, the picture is pixelated and ...
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Best softwares for heavy pan/zoom editing?

I use to do a lot of pan/zoom editing with Sony Vegas Pro. Now that I read that Sony plans to discontinue Vegas (they said it will remain supported but there will never be a new version again), I am ...
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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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Adobe Premiere Pro / After Effects Hard Drive Scratch Disk and Cache set up in temporary situation.

I've exhausted all options before asking for opinions in trying to figure this out, and I'm running out of time by doing all possible combinations and running benchmarks, or setting up projects to see ...
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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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Is there a video container which is able to handle segments of different video quality (or even size)?

Let's assume I have a video of 10 minutes length. And I want to reduce its size by having some parts in high bitrate, while other less important parts can be low bitrate. For this I'd cut the original ...
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How do I batch replace video clips in Premiere to graded copies? (from Da Vinci Resolve)

My color grader and I are working in parallel. I'm editing in Adobe Premiere, and he is grading in Da Vinci Resolve (version CC 2015.2 and 12, respectively). I gave him an early rough cut of the ...
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How to remove transitions from title motion adjustments in Premiere Pro?

I am using some motion adjustments (Effect Controls) on title clips placed on top of my video layer in Premiere Pro CC 2015. I change the position of the clips (names) and also change the scaling per ...
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Davinci Resolve 12 (Editing)

So, Im starting a project in Davinci Resolve 12 (DR12) but I am used to using FCPX and they way I can change the Field Dominance for the clips as I use a Canon C100 which records in 25p (50i) AVCHD, ...
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Advanced Low Cost Editing Software

I am looking for a cheap (not necessarily free) editing software. At the moment I have to work with Serif MoviePlus X6 but I find this too basic. I have a lot of knowledge of video editing but am ...
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Linux command-line option to do video lens correction?

Is there a Linux command-line option to do lens correction on videos? (Either as a tool, or a collection of tools) Specifically, GoPro videos? I know I can do correction in GoPro Studio, but I need ...
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How to precisely synchronise an audio and video track from separate devices?

Yesterday I recorded a full day event with a Panasonic HC-V700 Full HD Camcorder and I also captured the audio with a Zoom H4n Handy Recorder using the audio feed provided by the venue. At the start ...
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How to prepare AVCHD on a PC for Mac use later?

I recently began a job in IT and part of my role involves recording at some company events. However, it isn't my role to edit the videos themselves. These files need to be handed off to a Mac user who ...
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Video transformation

Is it possible to use a low resolution camera with low mega pixels and make it look like the video was shoot with a camera with high mega pixel (120 MP to say) after using adobe after effects?
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Places to look for sound tracks for videos

I'm wondering what's a good place to look for background music for our video productions. I'm not asking for a free one, but for any good place with a good categorization of soundtracks and songs for ...
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Free video editing software that supports panning with Bezier curves

I'm trying to make a video by panning through cells in a webcomic. First I tried Kdenlive, but that seems to only support linear panning, so you can't do it smoothly. I found someone complaining about ...
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Good app / process for organizing video snapshots into a storyboard?

I have many hours of footage from a friend's wedding I want to set to a music video. I'm using Adobe Premiere. I already have the main story arch, and now I want to fine-tune the sequence of shots ...
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Adding many sounds to a video file at specific frames

I have a video of a TAS I've created that unfortunately does not contain sound. I would like to add sound to the video before releasing it, but I obviously don't want to have to go through and place ...
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Adobe Premiere lagging video playback

Premiere Pro CC 2015 and I have not had such a smooth existence. For some reason, Premiere will playback fine with no dropped frames, and then after about 10-15 seconds it starts dropping frames. This ...
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Cutting scene results in choppy transition

I used the Razor tool in Openshot to remove a scene from a movie. However, the transition between the two surrounding scenes is now very choppy. The movie is now simply two separate clips. Is there a ...
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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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Active Presenter, Muting Single Layer

I'm using active presenter, and I'm trying to mute the audio on an mp4 file I imported, while keeping the mp3 file on another layer playing. But it's seeming that whenever I click properties on the ...
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Stop video (something like a screenshot) in Hitfilm 3 Express

I am new in any kind of video cutting programs. I started using Hitfilm 3 Express, becuase it's free and simple to use, I think. I'm wondering if and how it is possible to make a video stop for as ...
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lightroom for video

I shot an event for a client. The client did not want me to make an after-movie, and they just wanted footage for promotion the following year. So I am supposed to deliver the video files. I want to ...
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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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Fast way to add titles to music videos

I have lots (1000+) music videos ready to be aired but without usual titles (artists, album, publisher). I need fastest way to add (bulk?) titles to all of them. Graphics or simple text will be same ...
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Premiere Create custom frame size

I have downloaded a video from youtube to my laptop. It is 640x360px mp4 format. I'd like to edit it a little bit with Premiere CS5. How do I create a new project with the same resolution of my video? ...
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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 can I insert a censor bar into a mp4 movie?

I have a feature film in mp4 format. There is one scene where I just want to place a black censor box to conceal one part of the screen, no more than 7 seconds. I'm a beginner, so my concern is that ...