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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Which tools are most likely used to create animated video (i.e. corporate commercials)? [closed]

Animated video is sometimes very well done and extremely attractive and captivating. I would like to know what tools are typically used to create this kind of video. I specifically have in mind the ...
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Best software for homemade YouTube videos

I would like to get started with making some home videos to post them on YouTube. What are some of the best references, tutorials, and software to use for this task? Thanks.
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Simple video editing software that can handlethis

I have around 2000 images (png) that take up around 3GB. I wanted to make a very simple video where each image is displayed for somewhere between 0.1-0.01s I read online that I should use movie ...
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Converting a Video from 1600*1200 to 1920*1080

How can I convert a video from 1600*1200 to 1920*1080 ? I know that the aspect will be not correct, but I just like to do. With Handbrake I can't do it, because it will not allow me to go beyond the ...
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Stabilize Video Rotation

How would I go about "stabilizing" a video's rotation using freeware / opensourceware? Please also name that piece of freeware / opensourceware. Obviously, I do not want to rotate each frame of the ...
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Need help finding the right video production software

I have the following situation: - I need to create a movie in the format .mov or .mp4 on Windows 8. - As sources I have already 10 .mov files in a format 1600x1200 on Windows8. (originals) - I need to ...
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What video software is being used to display the animation of this video? [closed]

The link is from kickstarter video: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/biolite/biolite-baselantern-smartgrid-goes-off-grid?ref=category_featured
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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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Updrade to Windows 10 34 bit [closed]

I want to upgrade Windows 10 32 bit TO Windows 10 64 bit for install Premier Pro CS6 . How do I upgrade that OS ?
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Netflix encoding system - MAPLE

I understand that Netflix does all their encoding in AWS using EC2. They have a custom encoding software called MAPLE that chunks all source video into 2-3 second chunks and encodes in multiple codec ...
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Motion capture and 3D model formats

I have a light background in CAD and modelling, and I want to use some virtual sets with motion capture. I'm trying to determine what program/platform my next 3D model should use if I want to work ...
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Softwares for GPU accelerated rendering

I'm a YouTuber and I spend quite a lot of time solely to render my video (editing is sparse, mainly cutting boring scenes to keep the highlights of the episode) that I believe could be accelerated ...
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UHD video sample in 4:4:4

For my project I need to find or short video (1 min) of a UHD video in 4:4:4 I coudn't find any thanks to google. I am now considering making one from 4 full HD stream in 4:4:4 but I don't know what ...
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What is the best way to learn VFX? [duplicate]

I am new to this field but I'm very interested in making VFX and I had done some VFX clips on my phone. But I want some software names which I can understand easily and also create visual effects.
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Which software a dubbing studio use for subtitles and closed captioning workflow?

Many video production and dubbing studios offer services of closed captioning, subtitles and so on. Their audience is generally big broadcast networks. I was wondering, what kind of software this ...
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How can I make videos like Minute physics

I understood the fairly simple process behind the older Minute physics videos. But I would like to know what kind of software/workflow is used for these new videos. What can I learn to make these ...
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App to quickly analyze audio loudness of several video files?

Is there an app for OSX that lets you quickly analyze the loudness of a bunch of video files, shows you the peak and RMS loudness of each file in dBFS (I think dBTP and LUFS would be too much to ask ...
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Which measurements can I take using which programs to exploit the already low quality and save as much space as possible?

This is the best my actioncam can create. My goal is to take advantage of this low quality and save as much harddrive space as possible so visible quality remains. Which measurements can I take ...
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Video Analysis Tool - Open Source Software Recommendation

This is blurring the lines between programming and vid production (question not allowed on Stack Overflow or Programmers) I am throwing this out there as I know there may not be a suitable solution, ...
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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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What software is used in Hollywood for special effects and video editing [closed]

I am totally new to this video stuff. What I want is to make a short amateur movie and make some visual special effects and maybe edit it. So I'd love to find some program I could play with and do ...
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Stream tablet to computer with switcher to stream to internet

I was unsure where to post this, so please move if there is a better site for it I am trying to design a cheap system that allows me to have 3 video inputs, allows me to mix them and stream it live ...
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Green Screen Streaming

I am a complete newbie when it comes to making videos. Just got a Canon VIXIA RF62, and built a DIY green screen. On the green screen I hope to place maps and other background images that I will point ...
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Adding annotation to existing video file

I an application demo video, I want to add annotations (Text notes, basic shapes etc) on already recorded video. Is there any free software available for that on Windows? I found some, but they work ...
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VLC Alternative for fine review media with possibly frames control and detailed codec informations

Some people around the web say that VLC is the cinderella of the video players, they say it make too much automatically picked video filters and conversions that not decode properly the media in the ...
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Auto upload (ftp) video file once it's finished encoding

I'm in a live production, and I'm clipping hundreds of short videos all day every day. What I'd like to do is use some application to set a watch folder, and as soon as I hit stop on the encoder, and ...
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Voice over video with current sound

I want to record a video and want to play some recorded voice over the video, but I still want the sounds of the original video to remain. Is this possible, and when the answer is yes, can you ...
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Software to move graphics over another. i.e. a bus over a map

I want to portray the tour of a group of students from the Uni to an exterior site and back. The idea ist to have a map (static or scrolling) and move a picture of a bus on it. The look is supposed to ...
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Auto detect and auto pan to ball in video

I'd like to set up a 4K video camera in the corner of a soccer field and just let it record. Afterwards I'd like to use a video editor to zoom into a smaller (1080) area where the ball is and auto pan ...
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Windows - Easy to use video editor

I want to make a video using photos and video snips and add titles freely. Is there any user-friendly software to do so? I don't have much time for complicated software right now. So I'm looking for ...
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software for frame images to video with changing framerate?

I've got some frames that were captured over 24h at 2 frames a min. I want to convert them to video BUT with different playback speeds depending on when they were shot. I want to be able to use ...
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How to create tutorial videos?

I'd like to know how to create a video tutorial like: Is there any 'easy to use software' to achieve such effects? I've tried ...
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Free video editing software that supports panning with Bezier curves

I'm trying to make a video by panning through cells in a webcomic. First I tried Kdenlive, but that seems to only support linear panning, so you can't do it smoothly. I found someone complaining about ...
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Is there a product(s) to stream recorded videos, all at same given point in time

I've been searching for a hardware or software product that can stream up at least 17 time stamped video recordings, all at the same point in time. If I had 17 separate recordings of 17 different ...
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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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Post processing - image stabilisation

I own a Panasonic HC-V130. Recently I've read an article about image stabilisation in a computing magazine. Can this be achieved without a special camera? I am using too much zoom to hold the camera ...
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How to remove little camera movements

I want to remove little camera movements from a video. Is this possible? I tried virtualdub with deshaker plugin, but it only works for shaking. Shooting position: bridge Weather: strong wind ...
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Software advice to create animated sketches

I'm an industrial designer, using 3D CAD software to create my designs and Photoshop, Illustrator and inDesign, to create sketches & graphics, edit images, build presentations. The problem is ...
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Video Keywording, captioning and sorting software

I am looking for suggestions on software to help catalog my growing video library of GoPro MP4 and other (iPhone, dSLR video) files. This software would be similar to Adobe Bridge or Lightroom - ...
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Open source video editing software compatible with Linux [duplicate]

I've been looking around for open source software I can use to quickly edit some of my projects when I'm away from home on my Linux laptop and the best I've found so far is Blender. Does anyone else ...
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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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audio recording and video editing software

I've got a canon powershot. It has an inbuilt mic. I usually take interview-type videos, mostly indoors. The audio quality is poor as far as the purpose is concerned. I use pitvi as my editing ...
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Producing Video Lectures

What are all the software and hardware needed to produce a video of this kind?
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Is there a program that can change monitor color temperature for lighting?

I'm shooting a scene for a film where the actor will be placed in front of a computer monitor. I want to use the monitor to light the actor, but I want to be able to adjust the color temperature to ...
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Keeping metadata (time/date) when extracting frames from video

Circumstances I recently started to extract frames from videos (GoPro) for underwater photography. I'm currently using Adobe Premiere Pro to do so, which works, but when I imported these new photos ...
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Any free or cheap soft for video composing [duplicate]

anyone knows if there is any video composing software cheap or free like, final cut pro, avid; to work in pair with after effect ?
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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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Are these beginner's paid-for programs comparable?

I've found these low-end but non-free programs and can't decide with which to go. They all seem to be around $50-$80 (One time. Not subscription). My question - are they all comparable, or are some ...
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Which video editing software should I use for youtube videos? [duplicate]

I'm interested in making YouTube videos. I’m new to the whole video editing process. I would like to know which video editing software provides: music cloning animations special effects ...