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Stabilizing GoPro videos

When I watched videos on GoPro's youtube profile, they seem to me almost perfectly stable. And when I attached my action cam to helmet and tried to record during skiing, the video was very shaky. I ...
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Youtube-like video stabilization on Linux

Does anyone knows a free video stabilization software for Linux (ubuntu, fedora or something else), whose result is like the Youtube Video Stabilization? At this moment, to stabilize my video I need ...
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how can I smoothly move a camera without a dolly?

I have a small camera and this is the first time I'm filming anything that is serious. I'm wonder if there is a cheap way I can smoothly shoot footage in a room while moving without a camera dolly.
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How to detect whether a video is shaky

I need to stabilize a video only when the video is shaky. I have successfully stabilized a video using FFmpeg, and I do not need to stabilize all the videos, I only need to stabilize the videos ...
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Why deshaken video looks "wobbly" and how to fix it

When I filter a shaky video through deshaking filter (that fixes frames positions and rotations), the resulting video looks "wobbly" (example gif), i.e. while there are no per-frame displacements or ...
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Best way to stabilize footage?

I'm working with footages that are shot handheld. The shakes are not too aggressive but they're still noticeable. For the longest time ever I've been using Final Cut Pro's stabilization function to ...
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Looking to get Youtube-quality video stabilization from a software based video editing application (on mac)

When I create edited films on iMovie and then export them to Youtube, Youtube's stabilization enhancement greatly increases the quality of many of my shakier action shots. Unfortunately, this same ...
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How to help warp stabilizer focusing on the right object?

I'm making a time lapse video. Due to the specific circumstances, the camera is shaking a little when taking the time lapse photos, which is slightly noticeable in the video. In order to remove the ...
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Gravity gimbal and effect from overall weight

With gravity gimbals like Steadicam, does the weight of the camera and the weight of the counterweights together have an overall impact to the stabilising effect? That is, suppose the same drop time ...
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Is it correct to mix tripod and handheld footage?

I want to shot some scenes using a tripod, and some others handheld (with an IS lens). Can I mix both types of scenes in a short (4 minutes) movie, or is it unprofessional? From what I've seen: ...
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Smoothcam filter vs Warp Stabilizer

To smooth out shaky footage I want to know which of the following apps is the best: Final cut Pro X Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Adobe After Effects CS6
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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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How to stabilize exposure of video?

When I shot the video, I forgot to fix the exposure, so now the brightness constantly changes. How can i stabilize exposure in video, I can't reshoot it. Plugin Flicker Free didn't help. The video ...
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Warp stabilizer in Premiere Pro cuts off most of the image

Has anyone seen this problem before? When I apply (and only when I apply) the warp stabilizer, it seems like only 1/10 of the video shows up. Here's a screenshot: It works on older versions of ...
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Any way to batch stabilize video files?

I have a lot of videos that need stabilization... is there any way to batch stabilize them? edit: I'm on Windows 7 64-bit. I don't think that what kind of software and footage do I have... I'm just ...
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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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Is there an easy way to hold a stabilizer?

I recently purchased this stabilizer in order to shoot some video footage: https://www.walimex-webshop.com/en/walimex-pro-dslr-steadycam-stabypod-m-80cm.html The stabilizer is easily balanced and I am ...
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video stabilisation of tripod-taken video with many fast moving objects

Is there a way - in Linux - to stabilize with respect to a certain edge or region in the video? My situation: I have a video taken with a tripod (well, not exactly, the camera is suspended and ...
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Is video stabilization during recording better than stabilizing a shot in post-production?

To save CPU overhead on my Hero 5 Session GoPro I'm debating to disable stabilization and run a stabilization after the recording is completed on the video on a PC. Are there benefits to performing ...
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How to create slideshow/video from still images using a varying point of interest?

I have still images of a motorcycle's odometer, taken by hand whilst riding (varying angles) over the course of a 20000km motorcycle journey (i.e. the odometer is not always centered in the still ...
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How is each type of video camera stabilizer different?

What are the kinds of video camera stabilizers I could buy in the market? How are they different? What are the pros and cons of each?
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Why is image stabilization in my smartphone so much better than in post production?

I recently bought Google Pixel and have gotten into blogging. Occasionally I'll turn off image stabilization when using a tripod, but if I forget to turn it back on it drastically affects the quality ...
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Make videos still and stable?

There's a great app for iPhones called "Motion Stills". It can make a handheld "Live Photo" with a minimal movement, totally stable. You can see original Live Photo here and edited with the app here. ...
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How to Stabilize Hyperlapse Footage Like GoPro Hypersmooth?

How would you stabilise footage in post to the smoothness level of GoPro Hypersmooth automatically? From what I have seen from online videos, the videos are way more stable than warp stabilised ...
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How can I stabilize very shaky video in After Effects?

I'm new to After Effects and am trying to stabilize some VERY shaky hyperlapse video of a waterfall. The warp stabilizer with the default options fails. I've been trying to use the Tracking window to ...
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Stabilize MP4 from gyroscope metadata? (Insta360)

I just got an Insta360 One R 1-inch sensor and the footage is shaky as hell. I realised that you need their desktop application to actually stabilise in post-production but since I'm on Linux this is ...
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Can I use my phone's sensor to record movements for DSLR stabilization in post?

So I heard about this SteadXP which attaches to your camera to record movements for stabilization in post production. Is there any app for Android that can do the same thing?
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Camera stabilisers compatible with shooting in portrait

We shoot all our videos in portrait using a Canon 5D camera. What is the best type of camera stabliser for this scenario? Most I've seen only cater for shots in "landscape".
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How to batch process videos through Deshaker in VirtualDub?

I've just set up the latest versions of VirtualDub and the Deshaker plugin (both 64-bit versions in Windows 8.1 64-bit), and was able to follow the official Deshaker instructions to stabilise a video. ...
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Stabilize a really big drone ascent

I have a 300' ascent with a drone looking at 2 actors lying on the ground. The drone does a bit of drifting and rotating on the way up. I want to stabilize the whole shot to be rock solid. If I use ...
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How to Fix Warp Stabilizer Incorrect Rotation

I am using Warp Stabilizer on some footage and it's almost perfect but there's a random erroneous rotation in the middle. Is there a way I can fix this manually, maybe go into the keyframes or ...
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Ronin M vs. Helix Jr

Has anybody used the new DJI Ronin-M and compared it to the Letus Helix Jr.? I'm considering a gimbal purchase for my DSLR videography and haven't seen anything that tells me why the Helix is twice ...
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Who should buy a Weighted Gimbal Stabilizer

Who can make the best use of a weighted gimbal stabilizer such as a Glidecam HD2000? What are the pros and cons of using one?
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Is there a thing that can hold the subject in front of the camera, locked, not moving while shooting video?

I want to shoot a video for my iPhone app demo. My idea is shoot a phone running the app, and the iPhone is relatively still in the video, while I could move the camera around, so the background ...
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Ignore region of video for vidstabdetect

I am using ffmpeg with vidstabdetect and vidstabstransform to (try to) stabilise some rather shaky footage. The input file has a time stamp at the top of the video. In the transformed video you can ...
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ffmpeg: using vidstab{detect,transform} on parts of a video

I'm using ffmpeg's vidstabdetect and vidstabtransform filter to stabilise videos. Currently I first cut out the scenes from the single input that I want to stabilise into individual files, which I ...
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Breaking the 180 degree shutter rule when stabilising footage

I usually record in 24 fps or 30fps using the 180 degree shutter rule for smooth motion blur. On a recent trip I was recording hand-held footage of landscapes in high wind, which resulted in quite a ...
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Ultralight image stabilizer

Recently I took a video in a remote cave. Thanks to my 320 lumen headlamp there was a reasonable amount of continuous light for my DSLR, but the shaking is just too strong. The image stabilization in ...
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Understanding the Warp Stabilizer mechanics and settings meaning

I have a question for Adobe Premier Pro experts. There was a need to stabilize the video, and I faced a problem: I strongly do not understand the logic of settings and the mechanics of the Warp ...
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How do you automatically fix pan in Equirectangular 360 video?

I have used a GoPro Max to record a long video. 8 hours. indoor. well lit. static on a monopod. spherical (360). Unfortunately, the "World Lock" pan stabilisation messed up (not sure why) ...
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Does optical image stabilization also work in video?

I read about optical image stabilization for the first time today. I would like to know if it can also work to remove camera shaking while recording a video.
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Trying to stabilize a video with FFMPEG so that it looks like it was taken with a tripod

I have tried to stabilize this video this video using ffmpeg. I have tried deshake and vidstabdetect/bidstabtransform. I would like the outcome to look like it was taken from a tripod I have tried it ...
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Ronin M, S or Zhiyun Crane 2 for BMPCC4k

I am currently figguring out which gimbal I should use for my BMPCC4k with SIGMA 18-35 in a TILTA cage and SSD recording. I sorted it down to Ronin M, S or Zhiyun Crane 2 but am stuck here. The ...
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Is the Flycam Galaxy Arm and Vest compatible with a Steadicam Solo?

I am planning on getting myself a Steadicam Solo Stabilizer and Monopod from B&H Photo Video. However, for my purposes I would really need an arm and vest kit that I could mount it onto. While I ...
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DaVinci Resolve: Fix insufficiently smooth top-down drone footage

I am completely new to both video editing and DaVinci Resolve, so please bear with me. I have some drone footage which looks directly downwards onto a flat surface. It has panning, rotation and ...
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Video stabilization for a timelapse video of paraglider flight?

Below you can see a sample of paragliding video recording. As pilot I'm trying to fly straight, but my harness (and camera) keep moving back and forth, left and right, every 2-3 seconds. What is the ...
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Fix vertical panning

I have a video i want to loop (about 6 seconds long) that gradually moves downwards. Which video tool or filter can I use to realign the image? I experimented with Davinci resolve but it the ...
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Which techniques/filters do improve sensation of speed on a motorcycle?

Introduction I have already searched for this topic, but sadly most of the time I just find articles about frame rate and/or shutter speed which doesn't reflect what I am looking for, really. This ...
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How do Apple do this? (iPhone 4 commercial)

Take a look at this short iPhone 4 advert... How do they keep the phone so stable throughout the video? If you have ever tried to hold something completely still in ...
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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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