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Questions tagged [software]

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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Name of the software used for the given animation

Which software has been used to produce the Wildebeest animated short by Bird Box Studio? It can be seen here.
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Save existing project to an external drive Final Cut Pro X 10

I have a project with events saved on my Mac drive. I want to save this project on my external HD drive to clean space and work on this project later. I copy pasted Final Cut Events and Final Cut ...
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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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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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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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Tool to clip segments of a video

newbie here, I want to remove some segments of an MP4 video I have. Which easy to use tool would you recommend. Preferably free. I'm using Windows.
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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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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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Can I create a “hyperlapse” video without using After Effects?

I am trying to learn hyperlapse and every tutorial I have found in youtube uses After Effects software to create it. Is there any other way to do so?
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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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Transfer project from one application to another

As a beginner, I would like to know how important it is which software I decide to start out with. (Currently eyeing Adobe Premiere Elements and Sony Movie Studio 13). I realize that whichever one I'...
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Adobe Media Encoder CC do not work/start/load on Win8 x64

So pretty much it. Simply clicking the .exe nothing happens, no errors, no nothing. It just simply do not work. Premiere works and when exporting video and clicking Queue simply nothing happens, AME ...
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Software Advice for producing video ads

I am developing a web application and going to launch it soon. I am already done with the website, photos and brochures, and only the video presentation is missing. To present the app, I just want to ...
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Favoriting/Subclipping with Long Clips in Timeline in FCPX

I'm editing a project where I have 5 very long clips. I'm going through, favorite-ing the good portions ("subclipping" per se) and then organizing my clips from those subclips. A problem I'm running ...
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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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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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How to split a large mkv file into parts with the *.srt subtitle file separated accordingly?

At UNIX command line, I use the mkvmerge command in MkvToolNix to split the large multi-GB *.mkv file into several parts: mkvmerge -o out.mkv --split 1990M large.mkv It generated out-001.mkv, out-...
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Matching audio levels across multiple clips

Let's say I have two video clips in Premiere Pro: a) A clip with people talking - sound is recorded a bit low b) A clip with people talking and a loud sound (eg. a gunshot) in the middle How do I ...
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Multivideo player with histograms?

Is there a tool that can play multiple videos while displaying a histogram of each video simultaneously?
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How to make a “follow the bouncing ball” video?

I found easier to teach some score by reading it with the student while playing, and I saw that many people online use this priciple on videos as well: Do you know how can I make that kind of karaoke-...
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Video player (which can overlay 2 video streams)

Is there a video player that can play 2 or more clips simultaneously overlaying them ontop of each other. (ie just like a video editor does... but as a standalone video player where I dont have to ...
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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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Where can I get Rapid?

I was watching this video by CorridorDigital and I heard them mention Rapid. I can't find it on Google. Could someone link me to it.
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Marvel-like Image Flipping Technique

What software can I use to create the "Marvel" movie like flipping effect that accompanies pretty much every Marvel movie? I am looking to create a home movie on my PC that flips through a bunch of ...
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Adobe Premiere Elements 11 Crash Issues (Adobe Premiere Elements has stopped working)

After installing Adobe Premiere Elements 11 Trial I opened the Editor and pressed New Project. Than our beloved Windows error: Adobe Premiere Elements has stopped working contact there, do this, do ...
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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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Tool for cutting and joining multiple parts of a video

I need a tool that allows to make multiple selections in a video and make a new video by joining all of that selections. The tool should allow to save the project, so that I could close the program, ...
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Environments in which to stage an animated scene

I'm looking to shoot a short computer-based set of scenes, however I'm not sure what suitable (3D) engines/environments would be available to facilitate this. I'm aware of the Source engine, in which ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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A device or a method for comparing original and transferred video [duplicate]

I want to compare a video that is transfered through a Device and the original video by connecting them to a monitor or to a device that can measure everything for me and give us a full complete list ...
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Automatically load Blackmagic ATEM preset on launch?

How can I load setting from xml file in ATEM television studio automatically on launch? For example, I may need to launch it in one mode and have one set of presets and click another icon to load it ...
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Calculate projected area in Cinema 4D

I would like to calculate the projected area of an object in Cinema 4D R12 on the Mac. Initially I am fine with calculating the projected area on one of the principal planes, but if a method exists ...
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What software was used to create this stylized screencast for Disqus 2012?

I am making a video and want to have a stylized screencast like the Disqus 2012 video: https://vimeo.com/43917945 What software is used to create these sorts of animations?
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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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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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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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Audio gain for subclip in Premiere Pro

I trimmed my sequence to short part. Now I want to normalize audio on it in timeline. However, since it is still part of bigger clip, I can't do Right Click => Audio Gain => Normalize Max Peak To:... ...
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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 do I make the DoTA 2 map work in Source Filmmaker?

Full Question: How do I use the DoTA 2 map in Source Filmmaker? Every time I load it up, it crashes. I've been trying to use the DoTA 2 map in Source Filmmaker, but every time I try to load it, the ...
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Software recommendation for creating videos for demoing research results

I wish to create a video that demonstrates my research results, which comprise of images (graphs, tables, visualisations, etc), image sequences and videos. An example video which achieves what I am ...
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What's the best way to set up a live webshow with multiple Skype video inputs?

I'm running a small weekly live webshow with an investor on the other side of the planet. We are using Google Hangouts on Air, but it's not really great. What is the best system to set up for ...
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Looking for a free dvd burning program which has basic video editing to make a menu?

I just shot some video in 720 using my kodak playsport zx5. I know HD videos don't fit on DVD and i'll have to compress / edit them. I don't want to buy any advanced programs right now since i'm just ...
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After effects rendering

I have a small problem with rendering.When i render with default setting my video size is more than 1 GB and i was using only 10 pics, some solids and 1 null object.Can you please tell me what setting ...