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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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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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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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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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FFMPEG: Publishing a Directory of video files (already encoded no transcoding needed) to RTMP & dealing with disconnects

I am currently using the below bash script to publish my directory of .mp4 video files (via concatenated list) to a RTMP server. My primary struggle is when FFMPEG loses connection to the server. The ...
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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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Software Just for Making Subclips

What’s the best piece of software to use just for making sub-clips from my video files? I usually do this is FCPX, but I’m looking for a way that doesn’t require importing, transcoding, etc.
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Looking for an android audio recording app with a limiter or automatic gain control for live environment

I can't seem to find the right search keywords to find the app that I want. So I'll see if this group can help. I want to record a separate audio track on my Android to go with my action camera video ...
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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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Sony Vegas or FFmpeg?

My Sony Vegas Licence will expire soon. Thanks to this site i found this free software FFmpeg. I also see that is largely used and has a lot of support here. Tbh i never heard of it. What would you ...
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How to slice a video at camera angle changes

I have a long live feed recorded. It has different camera angles switching after one another but unpredictable timing. The cameras do not zoom or move so what is recorded has parts that don't change ...
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Corrupt frames: what to do

I’ve discovered some corrupt frames in the footage I am working on (.mxf format, shot on Sony PXW 70, I only have access to the files copied to the hard drive, and the broken frames are in the ...
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Convert LUT formats

Is there a reliable and somewhat user-friendly way to convert between different LUT formats? I have been searching for a way and find pretty much nothing. My specific problem at hand is that I have ....
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Combine audio from one video file with video from another

I would like to combine high-resolution video in English with a foreign-language audio track from a low-resolution version of the same movie. What is good software (for Windows 7) to combine audio ...
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Video editing software that will follow a subject in a cropped area of the video

Is there any free video editing software that will follow a subject through a cropped area of the video? A friend of mine is trying to make a video for a nonprofit and is using iPhoto but when she ...
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Video tool with text to speech and video editor (synchronize feature)

I need a video tool in which has the following features. Could you please help to find the best vendor who offers the below features at the best rate. Convert text into speech. Screen recording ...
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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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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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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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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 ...