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

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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?
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What are the key PC specs for best editing HD videos?

My wife bought a GoPro Hero3 for some simple home video: kids, holidays, etc. The problem is that some videos are not playing very well on our old PCs. We want to buy a new one for video editing. As ...
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How do I edit video footage from an interview?

I was asked to produce a set of video interviews for a friend's wedding consisting of individual single-subject interviews (the interviewer is not on camera or mic) with the bride, groom, close family,...
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Free software for creating fMRI film paradigm

I'm looking for an intuitive, user-friendly software that will allow me to cut sections from videos downloaded on Youtube, combine them into a single video, and insert still pictures between some of ...
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Split one video file into small files made up of its scenes

I'm trying to come up with a workflow to take completed short films, and split them up into individual files based on where each shot that makes up the film starts and ends. I've used the scene ...
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What is best practice to manage “all evening” recording to allow improvements to propagate into different videos using it?

Adobe Premiere has had some new and changed features, including new ways to use nested sequences. I've not used Premiere in a long time, and I'm wondering what the best way to handle this kind of ...
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How would I remove a specific pattern (say, every n-n+59th frame) of frames from a lengthy video file?

I have large video files of screen recordings which I created with Camtasia Recorder. The content I am recording only updates once per minute (1/60 fps), however Camtasia appears to require at least 1 ...
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How to start a freelance editing company?

I am 17 and I want to start a freelance video editing company, using Motion and Final Cut Pro X. Only problem is, I have no idea how to go about starting it. Where are some good places to begin?
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Premiere vs Vegas performance in i7 CPU?

Excluding other computer components, which timeline editor is better optimized for timeline editing for Intel i7 CPU (4790k) in Windows 8.1 64 bit? Note: Timeline editing is important (Not render ...
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repeat crossfade in a sequence of images

I am trying to animate a series of drawings. I have 10 drawings of 10 states of an object and I would like to have a crossfade between each states and this repeated for about 2 min back and forth. I ...
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Matching audio levels across multiple clips

Let's say I have two video clips in Premiere Pro: a) A clip with people talking - sound is recorded a bit low b) A clip with people talking and a loud sound (eg. a gunshot) in the middle How do I ...
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Which different EDL types exist?

Edit decision lists are integrated in every pipeline nowadays. I've seen different types of it, but wikipedia only knows CMX 3600 EDL and a xml modification. Which other formats exist and what are ...
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Video editing workflow : Shall I export small sub clips as individual files from the main clip before final output?

I have a one single video file captured by GoPro camera having 1 hour of duration. I would like to make sub-clips out of it from here and there for about 15-30 seconds. First I can open a source clip ...
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Stock footage creative commons license

I'm making a travel documentary, and I'm missing a couple of shots of places which are quite touristy. E.g. Bikaner in India where there is a large red fort, the Nagour fort and Jodphur in the streets....
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Configuration sufficient for HD video editing [closed]

I'm considering buying this pc for editing my HD videos. Do you think it will be powerfull enough for editing and rendering? Intel® Core™ i7-4790 processor 16 GB Dual Channel DDR3L 1.600 MHz 2 TB ...
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Batch processing individual frames into video

I’m new at video editing… and hoping someone can direct me to the best software for my needs. Running on windows OS. I need to build a video from frames in tga format, convert them in different ...
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Lossless Editing by Combining Clips with FFmpeg x264

My new Canon Vixia HF G30 video camera has an option to encode directly to 35 Mbit/sec Mp4 at 1080p60 and it does a nice job. I primarily use it to record my daughter's high school basketball games. ...
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big Premiere project with many clips - is it better to storyboard on paper first?

I've got a lot of footage logged from about 40 hours worth. I'm considering my next step with the aim towards getting a rough cut of the footage I've marked as being good and worthwhile of being in ...
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iOS 8 Video Editing App That Lets You Hear The Audio While Trimming?

I'm interested in making perfectly-looping Vine videos of me playing guitar riffs. I'd like to shoot and edit these videos on my phone (iPhone 5, iOS 8.1), without using a desktop editor. Is there an ...
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Video desyncs with the audio over time

I record footage with OBS and do voiceovers recorded in audacity. I process the audio in audacity, then sync the audio with the video. However, since I started doing it this way, the audio and video ...
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What is a non-encoding lossless h.264 AVC editor? (other than avidemux which is buggy)

This is actually in reference to mp4 h264 avc shadowplay videos; I've tried avidemux but its buggy, and alternatively I like shotcut's interface but it doesn't have the specialized h264 in/out ...
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Captured video in Adobe Premiere - is the next step to make subclips?

I've captured a lot of mini dv tape footage in adobe premiere which now sits in the library box in the bottom left. I've logged time in and out points of clips I want to keep with pen and paper. ...
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From logged footage to clips

I've got 40 hours of logged footage. I created a new project for each tape, captured the tape, logged it with pen and paper, wrote in some metadata for the file. Now I need to go back through and ...
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Can low quality video be manipulated to change the displayed time without being detectable?

A friend of mine is being accused for theft and the only evidence for that is a video camera of a nearby shop where he just passed normally. The time on the video matches. He says it's a set up. The ...
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Black title changes colour when exporting MXF ???

Been asked by client to export in MXF format. Never done that before (worked within PP with MXF, just never exported to that). At the end of the ad I've made a very simple after effects title/call to ...
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Process for crafting disparate travel footage [closed]

I shot 40 hours of mini dv tape of cycling to India. I worked with a professional film company, who gave me some tuition beforehand. However, in the end the film company decided to produce the film ...
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What are the names of different ways to fit video when the aspect ratios do not match?

If I want to communicate to someone editing a video, how can I tell in an unambiguous way how I want the video to be resized. 1) If I want the image to be cropped so that there are no black strips ...
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How to show a character in black and white mode with colorful background? [duplicate]

I want to show a character in black and white but the background/environment he reside remains colorful. I heard that through rotoscoping it will be possible. Is it correct? Could anyone please ...
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Is the difference between full- and crop-frame DSLR footage noticeable and disrupting?

For a short film my friend has two Canon DSLR's available, one full-frame and one crop-frame camera (5D Mark II and 550D). Would it be very noticeable in the end result if footage from both cameras ...
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Combine multiple videos as separate streams in one mkv file

So I have multiple videos of the same scenery from different angles. These are stored as separate files. Can I combine these as multiple video streams within one file? For example I know this is ...
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Bulk cutting and compression

I am looking for a piece(s) of software that can cut bulk videos into pieces and compress them. So say I have 10 videos each 20 min, I would like to make a setting 5 min and the output would be 1 ...
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How to make the smoke become a mask layer?

Im a beginner in video editing industry, so I got one main question and few sub questions based on this video: Main question - The intro title cover by smoke effect, when the smoke effect pass by ...

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