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Capturing footage from a camera or computer

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My Canon Powershot SX40 stops recording regularly and predictably.

I have a Canon Powershot SX40 HS and am having problems with recording. I start to record and it only lets me for a short period of time. Then it stops recording by itself. It seems to stop every ...
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What is the best method to record a home video of multiple players?

What is the best method to record a home video of multiple players? I see people doing this all the time on the internet but I want to pick the easiest one. For example, I want one video that has 2 ...
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Is it possible to have stereo sound from an external mic on a Canon Vixia HF G20

I have a Canon Vixia HF G20 and I cannot find anywhere in the manual about an external mic in stereo mode. The "advanced hot shoe" does support stereo and surround sound but through the Line In/Mic ...
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How do I take optically faithful videos of glow props in the dark?

I own a small business making LED glow props and though the technology is sound, taking good footage of them in use is proving to be far more difficult than I expected. I've tried with all sorts of ...
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What can I use to build a live video recording, streaming, marking application / platform?

I'd like to set up a platform such that I can record 2-4 video inputs into storage while also uploading it into a streaming cloud so that it can be viewed in near-live / real-time. Further, I'd like ...
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What causes these lines in the top left of some video recordings?

What causes these white lines to appear in the lop left of some video recordings? I've seen them many times of the years and they always seem to look identical.
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How do video producers cope with matching or normalising inputs from multiple differing devices?

I am looking to make a music video from a number of live shows by getting fans to send in their clips taken at the shows. We run our timing from a backing drum track on Cubase, so that is fixed, which ...
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What kind of mic can be used for double bass?

I want to record double bass, so I need a microphone. What type mic can be used for recording double bass? I interested in micing multiple instrument is there any overview table which shows which mic ...
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Flagging noteworthy moments during lengthy video recording?

I work in a developmental psychology lab where it would be useful to have audio / video documentation of notable behavior and speech patterns. Sessions with subjects last for several hours, and ...
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What is the best way to record from a single fixed camera?

I run a video system at my church that consists of two fixed robotic cameras among other things. The person who installed this equipment didn't have experience with video production, only display, so ...
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Recording 720p source with 1080p

I have started video recording some of my game sessions recently. Some of the consoles I am using output 720p and I was wondering what the effect would be, if I record them with 1080p: How does that ...
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Can i record continuously, keeping just the last N minutes?

I'd like to use a GoPro Hero2 or 3+ black to record video continuously, but want it to store only the last N minutes (or megabytes). Is this possible? From the manual, I believe no, but I probably ...
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Reapply video color autocorrection

Video camera has a brightness correction algorithm and it was used incorrectly. So I want to apply similar algorithm to the video. The video is static (camera stays in place and doesn't move) but ...
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Does 60 fps make sense for YouTube?

YouTube says one should upload videos in the frame rate in which the video has been recorded. But if I have yet to record, what frame rate should I choose? I noted that videos downloaded from YouTube ...
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How to obtain clipname while shooting?

Is there any kind of solution to obtain simultaneous the clipname while shooting? prehaps to read hanc and fanc of the SDI signal? I use a sony AX1 4K.
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Started to record over AVI file

I have an AVI file. It was an hour or so long file. Then I accidentally started recording over that same file. The old video is still there but all the video players don't see it. Is there any way to ...
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Recording Screens From Multiple Perspectives With Voices and Computer Audio

Me and my friends are doing a video cast and we're recording our screens in addition to Skype audio. The problem is recording Skype separately from other system audio. This is so we can switch ...
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Record video and sound with backtrack

Here is my use case: I want to record myself (sound and video) when I play the trumpet to a backtrack. Now if I didn't want the video I would simply: record the backtrack with a DAW record myself in ...
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Recording in a training room with upside camera mount from the top

I would like to setup a remote camera in a training room to do HD recording. I already have a standard HD video camera and a Blackmagic Intensity Shuttle. What I would like is a camera which I can ...
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How To Get The Webcam To Record From Guitar Rig Directly

i am trying to figure out how to get my webcam to record directly from Guiat Rig. Currently i have to manualy sync the audio and video. i have the focusrite scarlet 2i2 audio interface. If possible i ...
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Bandicam dramatic fps drop

I have the following rig: E8400 4.1 oced- nvidia 8800 GTS 3gb DDR2 RAM. WinXP SP3 (yes it still rocks based on this rig) I installed bandicam today. I tried EVERY setting & preset there is ...
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Dropping framerate when recording games with Bandicam

I was umming and arring if this is the right place to post this, however the FAQs say this site applies to software and recording, amongst other things. I've recently started recording a certain Java ...
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Recording 2-4 live video feeds in sync

I would like to video record my (and my friends') soccer match. I've bought a Chinese mini DV cam that I attach on top of the door and record on an SD card. But I want to do more: I would like to ...
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Ffmpeg recording with gdigrab will drop frame

I write a code to use gdigrab to capture screen and use dshow to capture audio. But no matter how I set the frame rate to gdigrab, the acquisition frame rate is 10 frames. I thought maybe my ...
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Which (video game) recording program fits for these criteria?

Record games File size has to be small (fps doesn't need to be higher than 30, resolution is only 720×480) Barely uses cpu The program does not lock the framerate or anything else that changes my ...
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Record DVI Signal (SXGA)

I am trying to record a DVI Signal (SXGA) on a Mac (10.6.8). Do I need a scan converter for this ? If so, which hardware would be the best/easiest to use. Since it is 5:4, I also try to understand, if ...
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24hour non stop recording in a single file on a 128Gb SDXC? [closed]

Not sure if I am allowed to ask the following question here or not as it's not clear from the FAQ I want to record a non stop 24 hour video and wanted to know if the following device can do that? ...
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How to include guitar tabs from guitar pro in video?

Guitar Pro is a software that is used to write and play back guitar tabs (or any music notation for that matter). Similiar to the video below, I want to overlay the tabs played in guitar pro to a ...
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Is footage recorded through external recorder really better?

Most DSLRs offer 8-bit recording, 4:2:0 with 100mb/s 50/mb/s 500mb/s in their own containers. Why would shooting with an external recorder (let's say ProRes HQ or 422), make the picture look better ...
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High resolution recording with component cable

I am using a HD Video Camera with a max resolution of 1920x1080. It is a Canon Legria HF M32. I would like to record the videos using my PC. I have a component cable to USB adapter. My problem is the ...
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Simultaneously play and record video

I am working on a large project that requires ~1000 people recording audio/video of themselves singing along with a guiding track (which itself is both audio/video), then the tracks will be stitched ...
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Tipps on streamlining my recording and editing process

So i was having problems with editing videos and got some good tips here. For more Context: Original question and it got me thinking on maybe streamlining my process a bit, maybe i can get some ...
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How do I fake the appearance of a social media site such as YouTube for my video?

The intent is for my actor to react to his video appearing on a close facsimile of the YouTube trending page, and the display itself would be visible as part of the scene while the actor is looking at ...
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Use android camera and usb mic on pc

Apologies in advance if this is a very noob question - I barely know anything about video production. I'd like to record video and use my fancy-ish USB microphone as the audio source. Unfortunately I ...
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Is there a screen recording software that can avoid background image during my recording?

I'm trying to find a screen recording software with a special feature. Suppose I want to write a very big equation or draw a complicated diagram or trace a transparent map. One of the possible ways is ...
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FFmpeg : Desktop Recording for YouTube

I was reading YouTube Help Recommended upload encoding settings page, and I found this command from a site Youtube recommended encoding settings for FFmpeg. ffmpeg -f gdigrab -framerate 60 -i desktop ...
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Can't capture video from dshow device. FFmpeg finish immediately resulting empty file

I'm digitizing my old tape recordings from usb dongle. Everything been ok, I digitized several tapes, but I'm abandoned this project for a while and reinstalled windows. Keeping on secondary drive the ...
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Can Panasonic HDC-SD90 record pc screen

Can a Panasonic HDC-SD90 record pc screen via HDMI or AV MULTI Cable? Thanks.
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Is there a way to screen record with 1000fps?

I'm looking for software that can screen record (windows 10) at 1000fps. I will record a game and want to take timings and I need 1000fps at least. I don't care if the game doesn't reach that 1000fps ...
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Xbox 1 Controller sound while recording

I currently use an Audio-Technica ATR2500-USB Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone with a shock mount, pop filter, and Mudder Large Foam Mic Windscreen for MXL, Audio Technica. I record using Nvidia ...