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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 zoom and pan a video fluidly

I have a video that I would like to zoom in/out and pan to keep my subjects centered. I tried to do this by splitting the video and cropping the individual segments, however that will be too choppy. I ...
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Modifying a live transmission by replacing patterns with images

I'm having a bit of a hard time trying to wrap my head around what would be required to do the following: Scan an incoming video stream (network camera or 4K broadcast) Look for a specific pattern on ...
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Hardware or software Gen-Lock for different actioncams

I have a GoPro Hero 4 Black and a Rollei 5S Wifi looking at the same scene from a different angle. How can I hardware - or later in software using ffmpeg - gen-lock them? My ideas: Software ...
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Looking for an alternative to Pamela for Skype for podcast recordings

I've been using the software Pamela for Skype for recording podcasts. The newest versions of Skype no longer support 3rd party applications. What is a good alternative going forward? I was able to ...
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What are the website simulators used in adverts called?

I am working on a Kickstarter project video, and I would like to use footage from the website the project is raising funds for. I know I could use screen recorders, but if I am for example scrolling ...
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Software to add hardsubs to video

I want to add lyrics to a music video I was making, but I can't find a program that will allow me to add the subs (I used Aegisub) to the video that actually works. VLC is bugged, Avidemux crashes, I'...
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Convert non-audio spectrum to sound spectrum

I have a spectrum (an optical reflectance spectrum of some material across 500 odd channels measured with a spectrometer) that I want to convert to a sound waveform that I can "play" through a sound ...
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Advice for Adobe CC shared storage solutions

We're considering building an Adobe video production environment and we need a shared storage solution. We have had impressive presentations from EditShare and OpenDrives/CatDV. Our production ...
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Histogram measurement in single spot

I have a video that I shot for scientific purposes. I would like to measure the colour information in a single spot and export for example the RGB or CMYK values of that spot through every frame into ...
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recording and later synching both screen and speaker

My goal is to create educational videos that show a recording of my screen/mouse, and also show a small inset view in the corner of me speaking. My plan is: Record the screen using a standard screen ...
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Extract and reshape part of a video

Is there an application out there that would have something like a Lasso tool (used in Photoshop) that would let me put points on a video, connect those points to form a circuit and then when I pull ...
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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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Adding graphics into video real time (lightweight)

In a nutshell I want to place a basic object, specifically a line, over a live feed of video from camera. Use case scenario: Simple camera connected to Arduino is capturing scenery which is displayed ...
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Capturing speech audio and video with a smartphone?

I'm interested in using a smartphone as an expensive tool to capture speech audio and video. Perhaps equipped with a tripod, add-on wide-angle lens and wireless microphone for the speaker. Anyone ...
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Two different video streams on PC. How do I sent each video stream into a separate monitor?

For example, in the picture I have video stream A and video stream B. How can I sent each video stream into separate video outputs, so that each video stream can be sent to its own monitor or video ...
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What software is recommended for videos like these?

What software should I use for making the color grading like in this video and the slow motion.
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Creating a one-off non-pro video to document a project - what software would be sensible?

I should say straight up, I'm not a video professional, although I've used simple tools such as VirtualDub and ffmpeg a lot over the years. I have probably used incorrect terminology here, if so ...
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Template based video storage / online programmatic video editing tool?

Is it any template based video format? Wants to create an animation video able to use for Facebook ads. Aim is to do direct marketing with videos, so video content is based on the target audience. The ...
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Frame difference mask

What editing software for MacOS allows mask selection based on frame difference? I have video footage taken from a tripod and I wish to create a tracking mask covering people and cars moving about ...
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Is there a way to record my handwriting and/or drawing as a transparent video in motion?

I would prefer to achieve this with my iPad, but I also have an iMac if necessary. What I want is to record my own handwriting and put the resulting video in real time on top of another video. An app ...
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Does a Content Management Tool/Software exist to help me quickly build video trailers from a large collection of content?

Does such a program exist whereby I can query a keyword in a database of all my transcript and audio content, and all instances/time-stamps will be displayed? The goal is to prevent my editors from ...
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Creating a video from a text and an audio file

I have a text and an audio file. I want to create a video that simply displays the text with the audio file playing in the background. I have to create many such videos, so I'm looking for an ...
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Projection mapping as an external display for a computer

I'm using a projector to display the content of my computer, as one would do with a regular screen. Now I want to do the projection on several panels that have different orientations. Hence I'm ...
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ffprobe/ffplay/ffmpeg command for checking audio/video sync

I'm working on a script that live streams 3 hours of video to several servers. Is there a command (or tool... maybe using something else like wireshark?) that I could run on each of the streams to ...
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What are the benefits of a CLI encoder (e.g. FFmpeg) over GUI Software? [closed]

I have seen here a lot of questions regarding FFmpeg, but I didn't know it was a command line application until yesterday. If we have GUI software like Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro? Apart from the ...
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Recommendations on Video Editors similar to Movie Maker

I used to create videos a lot in the past, and I am trying to get back into it. I used Windows Movie Maker back when it was 2.6 and really liked that version of it. I liked the ability to click and ...
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Best tool for adding simple graphics such as fading-in text on a video

I need to be able to add small graphical things onto a recorded movie clip. Things like arrows and text. I will need to be able to do simple animation, such as making the arrow elongate, making the ...
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Software used for Film Colourization

Recently watched this video showing colour restoration of a Black & White film. Which software did they use for this purpose? Any guess?
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Creating rigid grid structures for arranging video clips

I'm quite new to video editing but I am not new to graphic design. One of the most effective methods of organizing content in design is to use a grid. A grid lets things look good, stay consistent, ...
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Implementation/Tools for upsampling cartoon video and imagery

I recently discovered a paper on upsampling video that introduced a novel method for the case cartoon and other line-based video/imagery works. Given that the paper was from 2010, I would have ...
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iOS - App To Change Aspect Ratio of a Video

I'm a new iOS user, and previously on my Android device, from time to time I needed to change the aspect ratio of a video to 1:1 (to fit with Instagram). So at that time, I was using this app that ...
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Ghosting effect with open source software

I am wondering if "Ghosting" effects like the one in this video are available in any Open Source software, like Blender. Premiere Pro seem to call it "ghosting" while Final Cut Pro seems to call it ...
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What is the most user friendly projection mapping software?

I'm setting up a projection map for a non-profit that will have images projected onto angular and unusually shaped walls. I use modul8 on my mac in the past, but this case is different. They use PC (...
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Use my own server to stream 360 videos

YouTube seems to limit the quality / resolution / data size of 360 videos that can be uploaded. If I want to serve higher quality content, what do I need to do? Requirements: Must work with mobile ...
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Largest input image size when encoding a video?

I got a bunch of really large 16 bit videos, approaching 65535×65535 pixels in size. These are essentially high quality timelapse panoramas. I want to convert them to a 7680×4320 movie (8K UHD, 8 bit)....
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What is the simplest way to cut and put together many parts (for which I know the timestamps) of many videos?

I am absolutely new to video production, I just have a simple job to get done. I have about 10 videos of a few minutes each. I want to take the interesting parts of each video (there's maybe 3-6 ...
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Enhance Video/Audio Quality of Old Movies

I managed to get my hands in a few very old video files (really!) whose quality, audio and video, are not so great. I checked the technical details of the file and this is what I've got. In overall ...
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About Video Formats and prevention of download of videos

I have created a educational website in wordpress where I want to put videos for students. I have the following questions regarding this matter [I need help as I do not have technical background ...
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What mixer should I use?

I plan on recording a podcast on Garageband. I have rode procaster mic. I will be using one mic and one phone input with irig to connect audio caller, I need one more input to connect ipad to play ...
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GitLab like program for easier collaborative video production

As a CIO in a small video production bussiness I'm making my team work more efficent using various tools. Recently I noticed that the file versioning on a local NAS server is still confusing for some ...
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How can I get thumbnails from first frame of a set of videos?

How can I get thumbnails from first frame of each video in a set of videos? I am using Windows.
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Finding the place where a video loops

I got a video of a fireplace, the video is 3 hours long. I can see that it is looping as the logs keep burning forever. My guess is that it is looping in the region of 5-15minutes. Is there some ...
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Media Player for playback of 1000 fps video at 24 fps

I have searched everywhere, and I could not find any media player (for Windows) capable of playing back 1000fps video at 24fps. Can anyone suggest software? I'm not willing to any greater price than ...
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video editing software recommendation

I'm new in the field of video editing and I'm looking for software which can zoom any portion of video (Magnifying glass zoom) as below. Suggest me some video editing software which is capable of ...
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how to burn full hd movies (1080px720p) in DVD

How can i burn or write Full HD videos like (marriage videos) in 1080px720p in regular DVD. I tried many softwares but couldn't get the job done.
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After 5 minutes, audio dramatically goes out of sync for rest of video. Shifting that audio section around fixes problem only for a few seconds

At the 5min:12sec mark in this Facebook Live video, there is a glitch/freeze. The audio goes out for a few seconds, and then comes back in. But when it comes back in, it is terribly out of sync. I ...
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Recommendations for a newbie [duplicate]

I have been amazed by the wonders of video editing. However, i am not sure what software to use. I have used movie maker and i am good with it. I want to move on to more sophisticated editors. Any ...
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Download older version for free [duplicate]

I know that for Adobe CS2, Adobe released the program for free online due to some glitch or something. But are there any (really good) NLE video editors what have been legally released for free ...
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How can I play a file created in OBS?

I downloaded OBS based on an answer here. I tested it by selecting "Start Recording" saying a few words, and then "Stop Recording" I then selected File > Show Recordings, and it opened the This PC > ...
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How do you dramatically reduce the size of a video while keeping the quality as much as possible?

I'm very surprised how the video i have recorded with my camera are so heavy for small length (i have 4GB for only 20min). I've been trying compression softwares like handbrake, but it doesn't reduce ...