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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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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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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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How to align automatically photos to make a timelapse video from one hundred pics?

I am making photos every day of the construction process of a building, but I am making the photos with my mobile so they don't fit exactly. At the end of the construction I want to make a timelapse ...
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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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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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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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How do I prevent Wirecast from crashing?

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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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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What’s up with the Vegas explorer window refresh button not working?

For those who don’t know, Vegas has an explorer window to look for assets in the file system that can then be imported to project media. There’s a refresh button, so that if you add a file to a folder ...
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Simple tool for multiple time-based video annotations?

I am nearly a total beginner when it comes to this field, so sorry if this is a basic question. I am looking for an easy to use tool that analysts can use when watching short videos. They will be ...
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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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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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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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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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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
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What is the difference between mkv and mp4 files?

I don't know if this is the correct exchange site to ask this question. I would like to know what is the difference between mkv and mp4 files?
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Collaborative editing network storage workflow

We got to the point where multiple editors working alone can no longer effectively tackle certain projects and move towards collaborative editing (and entire production) seems like a good idea. ...
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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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What kind of desktop computer is required to edit video in Blender?

I've learnt and done some video editing in Blender and I would like to buy a computer that gives me more power. What should I look for? As much RAM as possible? Will a GPU card make a difference? ...
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What software can I use to make “stop motion” video from existing video material

I want to make video like this: While I know they used different technique (stop motion from photos), I would want to make mine from existing video of person walking. ...
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FFmpeg Windows MP4 - remove specific frames

I have a movie - movie.mp4. I wish to remove/delete specific contiguous frames from movie.mp4 which are located somewhere near the middle. Specifically, total frames in movie.mp4 = 33,595. I would ...
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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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Software to create videos from multiple songs

I have a lot of songs that I want to upload to YouTube. I already uploaded close to 1000 videos. Those videos were created using Windows Movie Maker (for each song) + a macro to automate everything. (...
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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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Embedding another video to “blend” with the environment

Suppose I have a mirror, or a picture on the wall, and I want to run a second video into this. How could that be achieved? And even in such a way as to correct for perspective? For example, like in ...
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Extract person from video

Is there a way to extract a person from a video without having a blue- (or green-)screen? Any software which can do this?
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My ffProbe script only seems to work with MKV files

Just learned about ffprobe yesterday, and I was able, after much googling, to assemble a command line BAT file to get the meta info I want. Then, it turns out that it only works about half the time. ...
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Configure FreeStyler to work with DMXking ultraDMX RDM Pro/Micro

I have a USB DMX product called DMXking ultraDMX RDM Pro (I've also tried the DMXking ultraDMX Micro, same issue) and I'm using the free software FreeStyler and trying to figure out how to get it to ...
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Turning off Automatic Panel Opening in After Effects

It's that wonderful time of the year again, where I scrupulously comb over my After Effects layouts culling any dead weight in terms of unnecessary plugins or panels that can be more efficiently ...
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How h265 settings / presets affects the target device cpu while decoding and how can I tweak them?

h265 is a very powerful but still not widely supported codec, recently I found myself in the need of prepare some h265 videos and have them played on various smartphones. While a powerful desktop pc ...
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YouTube message suggesting wrong compression settings (Wondershare Filmora)

I was wondering if anyone can help me? Whenever I uploaded a video to Youtube. I always get this message…(videos would upload faster if you have the right settings for your video). I think I doing the ...
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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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Software to handle 100/1000 hours video?

There is some project that will be 720 hours long http://www.thelongestfilm.com/ what software can handle such amount of hours in timeline? Maximum what I could find is final cut pro x - 558 Day ...
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What VFX and video production softwares are used in movies like “Captain America: Civil War” and “Doctor Strange”? [closed]

I was thinking that for VFX, they used Maya or some other animation software (especially for Dr.Strange) and for the video production, they used Sony Vegas or After Affects. And of course, they might ...
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Is there any way to find the video editing software or camera that created a video?

This question is inspired by the Exif data exists in JPEG files. Is there any way to find: the video editing software that created a video file? the camera model that created a video file? Get ...
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By which software/website this animated video was created?

I'm looking for a software or online website that creates animated videos that supports the integration of a business logo. Example - Facebook Video I found many online services that create animated ...
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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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Most common formats that don't require any software or CODEC installs

I have a small MP4 file that I need to send to someone on a USB stick. Without knowing anything about the PCs that this person has access to, how can I be reasonably certain he will be able to play it ...