Questions tagged [video-editor]

Either an individual or a software or hardware platform that manipulates and combines source video clips in to a finished, combined output video.

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Good open source Video Editors?

Sure, I could Google and find random software. But I rather have the opinion of users that have had hands-on with any open source video editors. So if you've used one that you like or know of any, ...
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Free video editing software

I'm looking for a free video editing application that works on windows that must have the following requirements: Must be able to take segments (cuts) of videos and add them together. Remove audio ...
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What Beginner Video Editing Software Should I Use?

Specifically, I need to edit HD video on Windows 7. I need a software solution which can zoom, pan and insert text. Also, I will need to adjust the scale of video clips and composite multiple video ...
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Non-Linear Video Editor for Free or Cheap That Does These Things

Background I bought a couple of Handycams 6 months ago, and have since then been making videos and editing them and publishing them: Sathyaish Chakravarthy Over the period, I have downloaded and ...
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Premiere distorts picture while paused

Premiere is distorting footage while paused, making color grading ridiculously challenging. Whether the media is playing in the source monitor or the sequence monitor, the picture is pixelated and ...
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Adobe Premiere preview video lagging

I am attempting to edit video in Adobe Premiere CS6. When I create a sequence and try to play it back in the preview screen, the video is extremely choppy, which makes editing very difficult (dance ...
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Simple Video Editing Tool?

Can someone suggest free tools for video editing and video making? If you can include the feature much better. Hope to be able to get some of your advice. I need it badly. I am really not into ...
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Automatically cut out sections of a video delineated by a sound.

Is there any way that I can automatically cut a video based on a sound. I have a couple of long sections of video that contain videos. I would like to remove the parts of the video that do not fall ...
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Looking for free program that allows PiP, and cutting/splicing

I'm looking for a free program with no watermarks, that allows PiP, and cutting/splicing. Before you recommend VSDC, I don't like that because there's only sound on the preview, so to know when to add ...
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Editing 1440p @ 47 FPS in Premiere Pro CS6

I am attempting to edit the videos I've recorded with a GoPro Hero 3 in Premiere Pro CS6. However, the preview window jumps, is slow and not smooth at all. As this pretty much makes video editing ...
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I'm trying to add guitar tabs to a music video, do you know any software to do it?

The question is how can I add guitar tabs to my video? Software? I am recording a guitar performance and would like to add the guitar tabs for the students to follow. I watched a Japanese video with ...
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Rendering edit on linux [closed]

I use Adobe Premiere for editing and rendering videos which is a windows based software and then I use ffmpeg for converting those video clips into different qualities. As you may know rendering ...
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I want to insert my photo as background in my video which has white background

I just recorded a video of myself talking with background as white screen.Now i want to add my photo in that video, so that the final output should be like myself talking in a video with my photo in ...
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Replace all completely black frames with interpolated frames

Due to a bug with Nvidia Shadowplay, I have a bunch of videos that look like this. A bunch of random frames have been replaced with pure black frames. I'd like to fix one of these videos to remove ...
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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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Is there a rule of thumb for transitions in video production?

I'm a software engineer but as the junior member on the team I was tasked with making a looping demo for our product that will be played continuously at an upcoming convention. The video is not only ...
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How can I automatically remove pauses from a video?

I have dozens of video files containing scenes of movement interspersed with 5-10 second periods of nothing happening (many identical frames in a row). There's no audio track and I'd like to strip the ...
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Batch video editing software that can trim without re-encoding

What application is there that can open a video, modify it, and save it? (the software that I am using now, only allows the video to be used as a source, and then exported) I have adobe premier, but ...
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fix a few videos with bad white balance?

I have a few video that i made with my olympus though and i made the mistake of not setting my white balance to sunny (or auto) it was set to incandescent while being outdoor scenes. now I got a few ...
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Does repeatedly saving a video degrade its quality?

I take a video file, let's say an mp4, and use, let's say Windows Movie Maker, to repeatedly just save it, with no edits. Every time, the software has to convert the video into a format it can edit, ...
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Removing silence and no movement from videos

Using Windows 7, which program helps me Remove silence, like the option in adobe audition Remove still images in video, when nothing happens in the same program? Both functions should require a ...
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Any nice tool for replacing all black frames in a video with another frame

My video file has some blackish frames (it's almost black, but not exactly black, i.e. #000000), and I want to filter out them, replacing them with neighboring frames. However, I can't find a simple ...
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How to Merge video files having different aspect ratio and make the narrow one padded

I am using below command to merge two videos complexCommand = new String[]{"-y", "-i", file1.toString(), "-i", file2.toString(), "-strict", "experimental", "-filter_complex", "[0:v]...
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Adobe premiere is lagging in preview window

Video in source preview is lagging but it plays fine in video players. What may cause this? Why premiere is not using standard codecs for source preview? Specs: Video is: h264 2704x1536 @29.97fps (...
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Errors in Windows Movie Maker

This is my first time of using Windows Movie Maker so, I'm not sure what the problem is. What I want to do is to make a video with 5 short videos, each lasting 3-4 seconds, with a background music. ...
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Create a splitscreen video from two videos of different lengths with delay

I want to create a splitscreen video from two video clips. Left one is of duration 70seconds. Right one is of duration 80seconds. In the splitscreen video, the right video should start first. Left ...
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FFmpeg No such filter error

I'm trying to use FFmpeg to create a new video with some frames repeated and black frames inserted inside. Here is my command: #! /bin/sh fn="Drifting with Cars.mp4" # ffmpeg -y -i "${fn}" -ss 00:00:...
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how to burn full hd movies (1080px720p) in DVD

How can i burn or write Full HD videos like (marriage videos) in 1080px720p in regular DVD. I tried many softwares but couldn't get the job done.
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Build linux render farm in order to render adobe premiere projects [duplicate]

I edit my videos on Adobe Premiere (or even Edius) and I want to build a linux based render farm for rendering my projects. The concepts I've found in my research are 'render manager' and 'frame ...
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Adobe CC Post-Production Workflow (Story, Prelude etc.)

I've never understood the post-production workflow Adobe has designed. I understand the steps from the editing stage onwards (assume this is a large enough production to require all steps): ...
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How to make a video presentation with the possibility to go to the next or the previous "video-slide"?

I've tried to make a Power Point presentation but I've to many videos and rendering inside so the presentation doesn't have a good portability and continuity. I would like to make directly a video, ...
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Premiere Pro CC - Creating an interview video with multiple camera angles

(edited for clarity) I shot my first interview style video with three cameras and separate audio track. I've got all 3 video layers synced up so they are playing together but I want to switch between ...
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Is there any option for mirror imaging in video editing software?

I recently encountered this video: I really like the presentation of that person in the video. I guess he has a glass screen infront of the him and he is writing it. ...
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Setting points and doing a quick "snip", dynamically playing the video

I need to cut out "best moments" from 1hour videos.(up to 6 moments per video) What software is able to set in/out marks and save marked periods with keyboard shortcuts while watching the ...
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Add a timestamp to a video file?

I have some video footage from my phone's dash camera app. In the app, the video plays with the timestamp showing. However, exporting the file to my computer does the video only, without the timestamp....
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XPS 8900 for Full HD video editing?

I have been doing video for almost 2 years now and currently edit on my father's old ultrabook (i7 quad, 8gb RAM, integrated graphics). Its fine and rendering times are ok, but I recently began toying ...
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Software choosing advice for a beginner

I have a pre-made slides of mostly text and math formulae, and I want to make a kind of video presentation from it. I need a software that can do the following things: Smooth difference transition. ...