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

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What software is used in Hollywood for special effects and video editing [closed]

I am totally new to this video stuff. What I want is to make a short amateur movie and make some visual special effects and maybe edit it. So I'd love to find some program I could play with and do ...
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Automatically speed up video portions with no voice

I have recorded some video tutorials for our programming team. These consist of "live coding" exercises; basically, videos of me coding stuff. Thus, the video track is a screencast, and the audio ...
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Attach a video to a static image?

Well, its not my area and i am a little bit scrappy with this. So we have this little device , that we want to show how a real human hand stick to some different places .(for example door,window,gate ,...
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Easy way to take 1s clips from video every 60s and join them all together?

Pretty much what the title says: I have a couple of video files and would like to extract one second intervals every sixty seconds or so, i.e. extract the clips 00:59 - 01:00 01:59 - 02:00 etc. ...
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Accurate audio selection

How do I select the audio corresponding to a set of filter-selected videoframes? E.g. at the moment I am sampling 1 in every 100 frames of a video (running at 15fps) using the FFMpeg select filter. ...
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What's the technical term for additional material at the start and end of a take?

When shooting footage, it's good practice to start a little earlier and end a little later than the actual action. That way, you get more freedom during editing. The same holds true for animated ...
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Premiere Pro: Possible to add several images on one video track?

I have this image that I want to put on top of my video, like this: And I want to fill the entire screen with multiple copies of this image. However, the only solution I've found so far is to create ...
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Replacing footage to a video with different frame rate - how to make timeline clips not slip?

When I replace a footage to another video file which has got different frame rate from the old, the clips on the timeline slip because of the frame rate change. If I go to Modify -> Interpret footage,...
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Editing with music: what workflow produces the best results?

What would produce the best result, in terms of quality? So I like to go out and take some random dynamic, smooth, clips of places around my neighborhood with my Flycam, but I'm wondering what would ...
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How would describe this editing technique

I am trying to write about the editing techniques in this clip here: and at the 0:39-0:41 section I want to describe what editing technique is used where the scene ...
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What benefits can a pen tablet or control surface provide in video editing?

I've been considering different directions to go to move away from a traditional mouse and keyboard setup while editing. I was initially looking at the Contour ShuttleXpress as a fairly inexpensive ...
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Does Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 have a fullscreen mode?

Essentially what I'm looking for is a way to make Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 go fullscreen. I do not mean the fullscreen preview of the video or fullscreen on a specific panel (like the timeline). I want ...
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C4D image problems

I have added a custom image from the internet to a cylinder, and it shows up as normal when editing. However when I preview the render or render it out the image completely disappears and the cylinder ...
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Rendering with swf files sometimes causes skipping frames

I mostly create simple infographic style animaitons with Flash then import them to Premiere to adjust timing and add extra effects.I know it is not a pro. way to work but it reduces rendering and ...
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How to reduce eye strain when video editing?

I'm fairly new to editing large video projects, and I notice my eyes get fatigued after editing for a few hours. Is this common? How can I minimize eye strain? E.g.: best monitor settings, specific ...
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In Premiere, is there an easy to way to extract sequences into new projects?

I started a Premiere project that eventually spawned multiple videos. Each of those videos is in its own sequence. I'd like to extract them into their own projects, both to clear out the project ...
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How to create a 1h long WMV file from a repeated 1 minute WMV many times over?

What's the fastest way to do this? Is there a way I can just copy the file 60 times over without having to re-encode? It's a WMV file created with Expression Encoder.
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How to put this video effect of switching from one scene to another very rapidly?

In many music videos, for example in T.I. feat. Lil Wayne - Wit Me music video from 1:14 - 1:17, u can see the video effect where the video switches from one scene to another very, very rapidly, ...
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How to fix a 24fps shot that looks jerky when rendered at 30fps frame rate?

I accidentally shot one scene at 24fps instead of the 30fps I intended. I want to render it at 30fps (to fit the rest of the video), but the render from Premiere looks choppy, regardless of whether I ...
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Is it possible to automatically generate highlights from a video using sound?

I am looking to create an automatic highlight tool to generate highlights using sound, for example a sporting event would have an important part when there is a louder sound so, that part should be ...
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120fps 720p footage with real time playback on Ubuntu? + editing?

I have a laptop with an i7 CPU, 1.73 GHz, 8GB RAM, Ubuntu 10.04 with an "ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5800 Series" graphics card. I have compiz enabled (which may be one of the culprits with the problem ...
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Doing text overlay on video

What's the easiest (preferably free) tool to do a text overlay akin to the one shown in this Strava ad video. https://youtu.be/4BV30EDMmn4
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What is/are the best free tool/tools for editing my videos?

I need to complete 4 specific tasks on my videos. Stabilize. Crop to Anamorphic Convert resolution up or down to 720p Convert to mp4 (H.264) Can someone point my in the right direction to the best ...
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How to disable overwriting in Premiere Pro cc?

whenever I drag a clip across the timeline and place it on top of another, the entire thing or a portion of it gets deleted, how do I disable this feature? (I know the general work around to do this ...
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Premiere Pro - Unwanted Letterboxing in HD 1080p Video

After editing a video in Premiere Pro CC 2015 and then exporting it, a 1080p video becomes letter-boxed on the left and right sides. I have double checked all the settings, and for some reason it ...
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Auto generate video clips using a CSV of times as markers from a single MPG video

I have an MPG video and a CSV of times. I am searching for a way to automatically generate clips from the video using those times. So at each time position a clip is generated with 10 seconds either ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC editing/playback performance

Dropped Frames and Latency Woes I recently switched from Final Cut Pro X to Premiere Pro, and I've run into a performance issue. To be clear, I've seen several questions about Premiere's rendering ...
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What factors influence how much of an online video people will watch?

If I'm making 4-minute videos and everybody's dropping off after 2, then I'm doing something wrong. However, I notice that sometimes I watch a much longer video, often because the quality of the ...
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Software for video cut automation / scripting

I am very new to a/v editing and need to automate a simple process. Basically what I need is a way for my mom to capture video from her camera and input a series of numbers like 1:02 1:30 1:55 2:34 3:...
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Premier Pro CC 2015 Lag Issues!

So updated to the new release this week and after spending a few days getting the damn thing to work with my previous projects and having to uninstall and reinstall my graphics card and enable CUDA ...
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Delete clips from a video while retaining multiple audio tracks

I have some videos (MP4 or MPV format) that contain muliple language audio tracks (English, French and Spanish). I want to cut out some clips (usually 15-60 seconds at a time) that I feel are ...
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How 2D to 3D conversion is performed?

The Oscar winning movie Titanic which was picturized in 2D format and released in 1997 . It was again released in 3D format in 2012. But I wonder that how 2D to 3D conversion of movie frames is ...
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Working with Premiere and After Effects

I am doing a video project now where one of my goals is to learn proper video editing. I will make some effects in After Effects, but will doing the cut in Premiere. I know these softwares will be a ...
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Rendering edit on linux [closed]

I use Adobe Premiere for editing and rendering videos which is a windows based software and then I use ffmpeg for converting those video clips into different qualities. As you may know rendering ...
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VOB editing with FFMPEG

I read that it is better to extract from vob H264 files within a .ts to have a lossless and more accurate sample, easy to cut, is that correct ? I used these commands : ffmpeg -i VTS_01_1.VOB -...
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Is there an automated process to split a video into sections with motion?

I have some video files with a reasonably static background and the occasional movement in the scene. I would like to edit down the footage to just the sections with movement in. As there are ...
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Transcoding AVCHD To Something That Isn't Choppy In Adobe Premiere Pro CS6

I'm recording with a Sony camera that records with the AVCHD codec. Unfortunately, as others have also observed, this format is choppy when trying to edit in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6. What is the best ...
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Open source video editing software compatible with Linux [duplicate]

I've been looking around for open source software I can use to quickly edit some of my projects when I'm away from home on my Linux laptop and the best I've found so far is Blender. Does anyone else ...
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fps changes during the record

I recorded myself using my LG G3 smartphone. Now I see that one video is 28.97 fps, another video is 28.81 fps according to the QuickTime Player stats. When I edit the videos in Premiere, the sound ...
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Editing objects out of a video

Whilst filming a flypast, a stray piece of material flew onto my camera, wrapping around the lens, and appearing in some frames. Can this string be edited out of the video? (I can sort the audio etc....
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How do I match the audio and video streams in my video file with the audio I recorded separately?

I record audio separately using an audio recorder and video separately and they usually sync up later in the NLE painlessly. But there's one particular old digital camera I have that always seems to ...
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Remove Greenscreen Reflections?

My work has a green screen that my boss purchased with no knowledge of green screens or how to use or what to do with them. in Sept. 2014 he gave me the task to create employee introduction / ...
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How to split a large mkv file into parts with the *.srt subtitle file separated accordingly?

At UNIX command line, I use the mkvmerge command in MkvToolNix to split the large multi-GB *.mkv file into several parts: mkvmerge -o out.mkv --split 1990M large.mkv It generated out-001.mkv, out-...
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How do i do this shot?

BSD Platform: Adobe Creative Cloud CC (premiere, ae, etc.) Basically I have a shot that I would want to do practically. The shot should look like one shot, static, and we see a guy (profile-medium) ...
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Automated/Scripted Video Editing

I am looking for a scripting language that can handle cutting together 50+ mp4 files. In addition to this I'd also like it if I can provide a text file with the date of each video and make some sort ...
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How do I make a news-like lower third in kdenlive?

With the composite transition in kdenlive I am already able to let the the lower third (with the name and a line of additional information, just like in the news) appear. Now I want it to fade in (or ...
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Bulk adding text to videos

I have around 300 music videos and i need to add the usual text (animation or whatever) to all of them. (Just like MTV for example, each video has this text on them lasting for first few seconds of ...
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Transfer project from one application to another

As a beginner, I would like to know how important it is which software I decide to start out with. (Currently eyeing Adobe Premiere Elements and Sony Movie Studio 13). I realize that whichever one I'...
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How can I know if a video has been manipulated/staged/faked?

Recently, a video has been posted about a politician named Varoufakis sticking his middle finger to Germany. Later, a German TV host admitted faking Varoufakis 'middle finger' video on YouTube, ...
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How to add Letterbox to the Video I have shot?

I would like to add letterbox to the 1080p video I have shot. How can I add it? Which software should I use? I have Premiere Pro and After Effects. What technique should I use?