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Software is a computer program that exists separate from the computer itself. It can be installed or uninstalled. In the context of this site, it is a tool for the manipulation of audio or video data.

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What tools can I use for animating maps?

I know this is not the optimal type of question. Sorry for that. However I think it can be answered by listing some alternatives. So I want to make videos about travel and I am looking for a tool for ...
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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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Merging all files in a folder with an avidemux batch file

I`ve been trying to create a batch file that merges all files in a folder using avidemux. Ideally, it would be awesome if this works to do some changes as well (basically rescaling the video). I have ...
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How is looking process of making HDR movie?

I'm going to work with conversion from SDR to HDR content. So I am looking for material where I can compare 2 version of the same movie, e.g. "A star is born" in HDR and in SDR. I know that HDR by ...
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How to remove video streams from .wmv with FFmpeg?

I'm working on a method to programmatically remove video and subtitle streams from video files of various formats and have been having some trouble with most .wmv files. Below is what I believe to be ...
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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 crop four videos into an unusual aspect ratio, and then stack them all on top of each other?

This seems like it would have a solution but I haven't had luck online. I am working on a video project that involves taking subtitles for four videos and then stacking them on top of each other. In ...
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How to make sound layers visible on right side of screen in Davinci Resolve

I have used Davinci in Windows but I'm new on mac. So I would like to learn how to display sound bus, layer visualization bigger. I've tried to show which I meant in attached image. Thanks.
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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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Software (Nuke 11.0.v1) quits unexpectedly Mac Pro 1.1 running macOS v10.11.6 (El Capitan)

I have tried several times to open the Foundry Nuke (11.v01). Nuke closes unexpectedly just after starting it. My MacPro meets the system requirements for that version of Nuke. Does it have something ...
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How do I stop OBS from contrasting my mouse pointer?

I just started transitioning from Xbox Game Bar which I previously used for recordings to OBS, and I don't know why, but the game I'm playing records the mouse in a very different way. The first image ...
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How can I record video with a Canon 1Dx DSLR which will feed straight into Adobe Premiere or Final Cut?

My university is setting up a video production studio and they want to use a DSLR camera to record videos. However, they want the camera to feed the video into an iMac with Premier or Final Cut ...
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Non-destructive video editors

Image editors are classified either as destructive (Photoshop and Gimp) or non-destructive (Darktable) editors. The former irreversibly hard-codes effects and edits into the image based on the ...
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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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Compiling x264 in MinGW

I'm trying to do a minimal build of ffmpeg in MinGW including x264. For some reason the x264 package depends on ffms2 which depends on ffmpeg which itself has a huge list of dependencies. I will try ...
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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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How do I prevent Wirecast from crashing? [closed]

I'm attempt to livestream from a 2016 MacBook Pro, but for some reason Wirecast (12.2.1) crashes. It doesn't matter what I'm doing, it only stays open for a couple of minutes, then it just completely ...
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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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Select range of clips in Kdenlive

I'm editing a video in Kdenlive. After I cut out stuff, there are holes (parts with no video nor audio with video and audio to the left and to the right where the parts to the left and to the right ...
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How do I 'downgrade' an Adobe Premiere Pro project file to open in older versions?

Is there any way at all (perhaps with a plugin, paid or otherwise) to save an Adobe Premiere Pro project file so that it's compatible with an older version of the software? The scenario I have is that ...
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Premiere Pro system compatibility report unsupported video drivers

Just had to wipe my windows installation as it got beyond repair. Working on a Lenovo P50, 32GB memory, Core i7 HD, Intel HD Graphics 530, Nvidia Quadro M1000M. I've got a clean install of windows, ...
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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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Advanced Low Cost Editing Software

I am looking for a cheap (not necessarily free) editing software. At the moment I have to work with Serif MoviePlus X6 but I find this too basic. I have a lot of knowledge of video editing but am ...
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Lossless cutting video (MPEG-4)

Is it possible to lossless clip out the video file (MPEG-4/H.264) that result chunks will be equivalent to the same of raw footage? I want to reduce size of the source (raw) material by cutting off ...
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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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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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Video Editor that can import Photoshop PSD files and overlay them on video with transparent channel?

I am using Magix Movie Edit Pro for about 10 years because it has one feature that I use all the time: Being able to import Photoshop files (PSD) with transparent channels into the video and ...
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Corrupt MP4 [recording interrupted]

I was recording an MP4 file using PlaysTV, and my computer had a power fault half-way through the recording. I'm sure that the file contains valid data, it's just that no media player will recognize ...
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Build FFmpeg with ".EXE" files of external libraries?

this is my first question on StackExchange! I recently got into building FFmpeg on Windows and build successfully the vanilla and the external library versions of this program! I noticed that it only ...
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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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Is there a hardware acceleration for audio encoding?

Video encoding with HW acceleration takes way less time than audio encoding. Is there a way to convert ac3 to aac faster?
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Using GoPro Studio to edit non-GoPro videos

I'm trying to use GoPro Studio to create a video that includes GoPro video as well as HD video from an iPhone. GoPro Studio was not able to deal with the .MOV file from the iPhone (the audio was ...
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What free video editing software is capable of moving/rotating a sprite atop video?

Can anyone please advise: I'm looking for a recommendation on free video editing software that can: Overlay a sprite (static image with transparency, e.g. .gif) atop a video, Move and rotate the ...
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Video tutorials: how to add labels, comments, arrows etc

I'm planning to make a video tutorial about one application. I would like to make it without speaking, but I would like to add comments to video. Is there a video software that allows you to add ...
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Overlay an image onto live video feed

I want to take a live video feed (say from a security camera) and overlay an image over the top of the live video. Is there hardware/software to do this realtime? I don't care about storing the data, ...
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How can I make "videosongs"?

Not purely audio, but definitely related! Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn have "pioneered" the 'videosong' format. Rule 1 — What you see is what you hear. (No lip-syncing for instruments or voice) Rule 2 ...
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Professional text animation software

In addition to Adobe Flash, what other tools people usually use to make text animations. By text animation I mean, like animations that has a narration and word or letters from the narration dance on ...
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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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How to put a hole in a wall (VFX)

This is a really basic VFX question. I just downloaded Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve (with fusion) and I was interested in trying out VFX. I thought it would be a cool idea to try to put a hole in the ...
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Easiest way to stitch GoPro videos that have been split due to length?

I am recording 15-minutes videos with my GoPro Hero 3 Black edition. The camera starts a new file every 10 minutes of recording by default. I do not think I can change this in a setting. When I do ...
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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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Batch resize videos with "pan and scan" cropping

I am trying to prepare a collection of ~120 video clips to be played in VLC Player and projected on a low-res (1024x768) projector during a DIY electronic music event. The source clips are all super ...
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Generate LUT from pre- and post-grade image

Is there any way one could generate LUT by comparing the graded and ungraded variant of the same frame? Let's say I have footage straight from the camera and I also have some of the clips already ...
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Clip Library Management

Over time, as I've taken on more and more work (as a theatrical AV designer), I've built up a large collection of stock clips from a wide variety of sources, which always come in handy for smaller ...
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How can I handle extremely long recordings?

I'm working on a software application that needs to process the video of legal depositions, which is just someone talking for a potentially long period of time. Potentially, they could leave the ...
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Switching from Adobe to Resolve

I want to switch from Adobe Pr to Resolve. I downloaded it and now have some questions: How can I put any of the windows (Timeline, Preview...) on another screen? All in all the customisation seems ...
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Why do I keep getting videos darker than the frames from which they were made regardless of the software I use?

I have tried using both VSDC and VideoPad for editing videos, and both of them randomly darken the videos I put into them. Is this a common issue? If not, what information do you need me to give to ...
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Most-efficient inexpensive way to speed/slow video track to sync with audio track?

My machines are a few Android tablets (not the newest, but not too old either) as well as a Mac running OS X 10.9.5 (not about to upgrade the OS - long and irrelevant story why). Sometimes I do a ...
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Origin of "desktop capture engine"

I'm trying to locate a desktop capture driver. I am using Flash Media Encoder 3.2 and had a device listed as "desktop capture engine" in my list of devices. Allowed me to stream my desktop. I had no ...
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Which software is used to produce this video?

Its an animation video. Can someone specify the software ? LINK