Questions tagged [software-recommendation]

Questions about which software to use for a particular situation. Be sure to bring your research about your specific situation to the question. Keep in mind that asking someone to do your research and shopping for you will likely be considered off-topic.

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How to stabilize DSLR video shot with a tripod in a car

I have recorded videos driving my car. I have setup a Nikon 3200 camera with the 18-55mm kit lens on a tripod in the rear hatch of my car. The tripod sits flat and level in the rear hatch. The tripod ...
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looping my videos in Inkscape

I have a short clip, 10 seconds or so. I'd like to loop in/down the timeline to create a 6-hour video (for sleep music on YouTube). How do i do that using inkScape. I have an idea of how to do it on ...
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Is there any desktop or mobil tools that allow for floating point traction without actual visual of the point based on a 2D video record?

Imagine a point on a video that is visible for a short time with object around it only to leave the frame just a little while the objects are each well-tradable (smooth transitions between frames, no ...
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Free software to zoom in/out using curve functions

I need to smoothly zoom "through" a person's eye to another scene behind it. The closest I've come is a linear function zoom in Kdenlive that appears to slow to a crawl the closer you get. I'...
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How to make 3D VR video from a traditional video and photos?

The existing video editing tools to 3D or VR videos required the special equipment, such as a 3D camera. However, one was thinking about make a 3D or VR video directing from a video or photo captured ...
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Pillarboxing AVC/h.264 video with minimal re-encoding?

I have 1440x1080 AVC/h.264 video that should be displayed with a 4:3 aspect ratio (which would correspond to square pixels). I'd like to burn it to a Blu-ray disc to be playable in Blu-ray players, ...
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Convert Warped VR Video to Stereo

I'm aware there's a few different VR cameras out there that do different projection types (fisheye, parallax, etc). I have a video that I want to convert from its warped VR projection to regular left/...
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Removing only chapter data from mp4 not video or audio tracks

I have an mp4 video file with chapters. I would like to keep the video and audio data but not have them separated into chapters. I would preferably like to do this without re-encoding or suffering any ...
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I'd like to create video templates - which software/solution would you recommend?

I'm a total beginner in video production, I currently use Magix Video Pro X (mainly because I could get it for a cheap price). I also have Adobe Premiere Rush which I installed only a couple of days ...
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Video editing script to create text with matching audio

I'm trying to write a script that can take a text document and turn it into a video. The task is pretty simple, when the audio plays, show the matching text on screen. What I need to do: Add ...
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2D Software to animate with mouse movements

What software can do that? I would simple like to drag body parts in real time for software to record OR draw paths with a mouse and smooth them later (Not pen or spline tools) What type of animation ...
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Video editing software with good support for dual speaker subtitles?

I'm currently using DaVinci Resolve to subtitle my videos but I realize now that it has no support for people speaking with multi track subtitles. I want to color code subtitles for different speakers ...
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Is it illegal for me to download DaVinci Resolve 17 just because I don't work for a company?

Is it illegal for me to download DaVinci Resolve 17 just because I don't work for a company? The website is asking me to fill out a company that I am affiliated to but I am just a lone guy who want to ...
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How to remove background from video without green screen on the command line?

I'm looking for an ffmpeg-like tool to blur/remove/change a static background from a "talking head" video, on the command line with on-device processing. Essentially, ffmpeg-like-tool [--...
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Is there a "fix" for Adobe Premiere Pro so it doesn't degrade sharp black lines and soften vivid colors?

I captured video output from a computer program using Xbox Game Bar in Windows 10. It looks good. After cropping in Adobe Premiere Pro, my black lines are fuzzed, the vivid colors are degraded, and ...
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Best Systems for Storing and Organizing Videos/ Projects?

I’m just getting into video recording/ production and am looking for recommendations on best systems to upload, store, organize, and edit videos. Also want to make sure that the videos are backed up ...
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Life-size building floor plan

I need to develop a life-size building plan, I will prepare a floor plan from any Autocad software and later send it to 6 different projectors to get a Life-size building floor plan so that the end ...
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a software program that allows me to draw on the screen while a video is playing and outputs a new video with the drawings on top of the old video?

As stated in the title, it is as simply as that. I need a piece of software that plays a video and then allows me to draw on top of the video and then the output will be a new video with the draws on ...
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Software or method to detect sequences of non-black frames in a long video

I have a large video file (about 6 hours long), it's a record from surveillance camera, the camera itself has no illumination features, though surveiled area has pretty good light which is triggered ...
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How can I put a VP9 video stream into a QuickTime/MOV container?

FFmpeg has no trouble putting all sorts of weird video codecs into QuickTime/MOV containers, including utvideo, hap, snow, ffv1, and cinepak. This makes sense, as it is my understanding that the MOV ...
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Software to "control" a video show

I'm working on a magicians show. They need some videos to be played during it, but the timings of their work could vary. So I was wondering if I could find some kind of software that could be used to ...
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Video editing/software technique for static shot composed of two or more cropped scenes

I'm trying to create a continuous, static shot video which in theory will contain myself in multiple positions around the set. I want it to be seamless - I figured this wouldn't be hard as I could ...
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How can I record from do multi iPhone cameras

I’ve been asked to provide a cost effective solution for recording a church service. I need to use three cameras in three different locations. There is a Mac onsite that I will be recording to. I need ...
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Beginner looking to try a short CG film, any suggestions for software?

Sorry if I'm using the wrong terminology or anything, I've never done anything like this before. I'd like to try my hand at making a short 2-3 min film in CG. What I'm kinda envisioning is something ...
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Software to Trim a Video into Multiple Files

I am coming from the good old Times from GoPro Studios(discontinued), Go Pro Studio had a feature I really loved: To Precut your Videos into Multiple Parts and Naming them Seperatly. Because Having ...
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How to find/detect the real video resolution?

Imagine you have recorded/captured the screen at 1080p, but it was displaying a 480p video maximized to fullscreen. The result file is technically 1080p, but it really is showing a 480p video, that is ...
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Batch converting files to monochrome

I am looking for a free software that lets me convert a batch of video files to monochrome. The closest I've found so far is Any Video Converter free but this does neither allow for easy application ...
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What is the best version of After Effects to use on my workstation?

I have a HP Z600 workstation with these specs: Processor: Intel Xeon x5650 x2 Memory (RAM): 6*8gb = 48GB total ram Graphics card: Nvidia Quadro k620 2gb Vram Windows 10 Which version of After effects ...
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What SOFTWARE could I use to encode to this spec?

Thanks in advance! It's an mpeg transport stream in a .ts wrapper. Layout would be as follows: Video (MPEG2, 80Mbps, CBR, All I Frame,422@HL) Audio1 (Track1/PID1) 1 pair LPCM(SMPTE 302M)48kHz Audio2 ...
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How can I merge five mkv files I've created in OBS Studio?

I used OBS Studio to create five recordings. Now I need to submit them as just one file on YouTube, so my five .mkv files has to be merged into just one file. Can it be done in OBS Studio, if so ...
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Do I need to configure CUDA in my graphics card for using CUDA support in Pinnacle studio?

The title explains a lot. Still, I wanted to ask in order to use
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Compare 2 videos automatically

I have 2 videos that are expected to be the same, but in some periods of time they may differ by additional elements shown above the video. Also video is reencoded, so some minor differences are ...
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Retro/90s/early 00s DVD menus

I'm looking for a way (i.e. a particular software) to recreate the kind of DVD menus that were ubiquitous in the late 90s/early 2000s, the kind you would expect if you took your vacation tapes to a ...
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Physics and Math animated video [closed]

I would like to start and create math and physics animated video. Do you guys have any suggestions on the software to use? I have a Wacom tablet to draw but I am not sure I want to draw myself or ...
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Recommandation for on-premises video file transcoding server accessible via REST API?

I am looking for a video file transcoding solution that I can run on an on-premises server and access via a REST API. While I found lots of commercial cloud services (e.g. https://www.filestack.com/...
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Contrast equalizer OFX plugin

I'm looking for Contrast equalizer OFX plugin, or similar functionality. If you don't similar about it, Contrast Equalizer can manage contrasts on different level of details, like you have several Hi-...
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Convert jpg to video

I have a camera which when motion is detected uploads JPG files at roughly one a second — so I want to take them and convert them back to video. For the uploaded files It sometimes skips a few ...
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How to convert ts to mp4

I have a lot of videos needed to convert from ts to mp4, how can I convert it without losing quality? I mean a lot like 30+ each week. I did a search already but none can do it fast enough, doing it ...
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Software for real-time 2d puppetry?

Effectively, I'm just looking for something that would allow me to have a paper doll bounce around. Any ability to add animation to the face or whatnot isn't super important. I'm hoping there's ...
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What software should I use to replace an LED display in a train carriage?

Look at this Video. Notice the text moving in LED and the reflection of it on the ceiling of the train. I also took a picture with blank LED screen. I want to add my own text marquee-ing through the ...
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Export multiple clips from one video as separate files

I'm looking for video editing software with a GUI that will fit my needs. I've downloaded the video of the public comments from our most recent local city council meeting. 17 people gave public ...
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How can I crop an undistorted region from a wide angle gopro capture?

When I ski with my gopro, I usually have to use the wide FOV because it's too difficult to carefully frame my shot while I'm skiing since I have to, you know, ski! I often am chasing some of my ...
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Batch replace green-screen?

I have a video which uses a green screen in it. I have 1000 images which I want to be put onto the green screen, and each exported as unique videos. So, 1 image per video. 1000 images = 1000 unique ...
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What software can I use that provides easy to use art and animations to make videos like this?

Any advice on software that can help make videos like this? I don't think it is Adobe software because I believe the software provides a lot of art and animations so that you don't have to be an ...
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Good codec for embedded system video decoding

I need to get streaming video working where a source streams video to an embedded platform. This embedded system has an ARM-Cortex-A9 without a GPU or a hardware video decoder. Unfortunately I don't ...
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Replace all completely black frames with interpolated frames

Due to a bug with Nvidia Shadowplay, I have a bunch of videos that look like this. A bunch of random frames have been replaced with pure black frames. I'd like to fix one of these videos to remove ...
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SDR to HDR (High Dynamic Range) Converter?

I've heard that it's possible to convert SDR videos to HDR and get reasonable results. Obviously, this isn't as good as having source HDR content, but I'm really curious and would like to try this ...
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Make the sound of an audience cheering a custom text

I want to make the sound of a group of people (like an audience) cheering a user defined text. Is it possible to achieve this easily? I tried googling, but couldn't find anything.
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Software that captures and compresses simultaneously

I'm trying to find open-source software that compresses video captured from a webcam automatically. I'm thinking of automatically compressing like in post-production. For example, compressing the file ...
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Adobe Premiere is slow. Please recommend

My Adobe premiere is slow running on my pc. Playing video slow, edit text slow. Below is my computer spec. What else can I upgrade so my Premiere can running fast.
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