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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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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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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Capturing VHS tapes

I bought a Video-2-PC DIY Video Capture Kit which includes a copy of ArcSoft Showbiz 3.5, which I found to be too restrictive and low quality, and VirtualDub 1.9.11.0, which I eventually got to grips ...
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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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Virtual webcam with MJPEG output

I have an very specific situation maybe someone can help with. The short story/question: Is there a virtual webcam software that can output as a virtual webcam in the motion JPEG (MJPEG) format? ...
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Real time document straighener similar to Microsoft Office Lens or CamScanner but for video?

Office lens straightens pictures of flat, boards very, very nicely. Here's an example. Let's say I am teaching a class and I want to record what I write on the whiteboard as I explain it. Is there ...
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Blu-Ray authoring on an Apple Mac

hope this is the right place for this query I am after some advice on authoring blu-ray discs on a Apple Mac, I normally use Apple DVD Studio Pro from the FCP studio package, but this does not offer ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I add captions to videos?

I'm looking forward a way to add captions like some media companies do, in order to inform some news or tell a story on Facebook videos. Take Futurism videos as an example: https://www.facebook.com/...
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How to repair a corrupted .mts video?

I've got hold of some .mts video files from work, the source is unknown so there is no hardware recovery option. Unfortunately I'm left with these files and they seem to be corrupted, how do I fix it?
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Network video rendering

So I have a weak tablet with Windows 10 on it and a useless PC with alright specs without monitor, mouse and keyboard which I want to turn into a server in order to remotely edit and render videos on ...
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Color grading software (Preferably free or part of Adobe CC) with individual color HSL controls (like Lightroom)

Lightroom makes it very easy for me to stylize my photos with HSL controls which allow me to adjust the hue, saturation, and luminance of individual colors. What can I use to do this with my video?
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Best open source tool to convert avi type 1 files to rgb

I have a capture card that produces DV video in AVI Type 1 container files. I would like to convert the video to RGB, do some image processing, and then convert the video back to DV-AVI and optionally ...
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Filter commentary from AC3 stream in MKV

a question from a a total non-expert in video/audio editing. I have an MKV file (let's call it X) which contains an AC3 file which has some constant and unnecessary (for me) comments for visually ...
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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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What is the next, semi-affordable step up in video production?

I'm currently using Windows 10 and Adobe Rush Premiere for processing graphics output from Mathematica. I doubt I can afford the hardware and software that produced Saya, but I could go a step up, say ...
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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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Projection Mapping on a floor(Life-size building floor plan)

This is a reference video. I would like to understand the workflow of this from start to end. I would also like to know the probable hardware and software specifications of this. How the warping and ...
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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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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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Auto-combine and sync video of one file, with audio of another

⌘ On Mac, How do I automatically combine 2 files with similar video data, using: 1 file with good video, 1 with good audio, and have them auto-sync via matching video frames? 📄 Provided files Say I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is There A Fraps Alternative That Records Different Audio Sources To Different Tracks

I was wondering if there is a Fraps alternative that records audio from different sources to different tracks. unless fraps has this capability??
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Single Aplication needed that can cut,split,Flip and add subtitles in large numbers

I need a single application that can cut, split, flip and add subtitles in large numbers. Currently I use Freemake and Video to video to do this and it takes about 6 to 8 hours for 30 videos. I'd ...
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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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Choosing video editor for my wife

My wife is looking for video editor and therefore we have few unusual requirements on it. First of all it's a first time she will use this type of software so, it shouldn't be difficult to use. ...
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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.