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Converting 4k to mkv

I need to send a short video clip (30 seconds) to a client of mine, the video is 3840 × 2160 resolution. The client is using some cheap, 4k TV and he is using a USB to play the video which only ...
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Is there any use in archiving graded 8-bit footage as 10-bit file?

I've made a video that was filmed with a Canon 60D. It has been graded and edited in Davinci Resolve. The original footage from the camera is 8-bit. But what happens in the grading process? Will I ...
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mov to mp4 conversion produces grainy results

I am using handbrake to compress 250mb of 3d animation stored in .mov. This is how the mov looks: The compressed version has some artifacts. Like it doesn't have enough shades of grey: How can I ...
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Check first then enforce and match various broadcaster requests with ffmpeg

This question is a spin-off of a previous one focused mostly on Premiere Pro: How match this broadcast standards with Premiere and ffmpeg My goal in this one is learn as much as possible to handle ...
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Change resolution according to bandwidth at the start of the video

The use case described here is very much the same as the YouTube's feature where a lower resolution of the video is selected if the user's network speed is low. But, I'd like to do this only at the ...
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How can I remove a spotlight effect from a MP4 captured from Youtube?

I want to fix a youtube video by capturing it an removing the spotlight effect. its a bright spot in the middle of the frame. I captured it as an MP4. How can I fix it?
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Improving speed for aerender.exe (Adobe After effects CC 2017)

I'm working on a project that should render as many videos as possible. Only 3 images in the project change after every render. The output length is 12 seconds and it takes about 90 seconds to render ...
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Does transcoding always mean quality loss?

Can I transcode video from h.265 to h.264 without loosing quality? My instinct is that it should be fine, that with approximate quality settings the new files will be the same quality but larger file ...
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Video format with dynamic resolution

Are there any video formats that change resolution per frame and with different resolutions at different parts of the screen? All videos I know today they have fixed resolution. For video blogs I ...
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Why Camtasia always produce video with a low quality, even if I record in 1280p, for example?

I spent some time learning this tool, but I'm disappointed because I cannot produce video enough quality. Look for that, firt I have a screen snippet of the video still inside the Canvas on Camtasia, ...
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Quality of time lapse from images

I'm planning on creating a time lapse from a series of still images. I plan to shoot the images in raw (Nikon NEF, Adobe RGB), then edit with Photoshop and export as jpegs (highest quality). I am ...
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What are the best codecs and encoding options for a image sequence video?

I am trying to make a video out of an image sequence - Where each frame lasts for a second. The image sequence contains the same object shot from different distances. I'm guessing most default ...
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How can you fix color banding from VHS video tape in post-processing?

Old VHS tapes often have horizontal lines/bands that slowly scroll up or down the video during playback. This video is already on DVD, so I am trying to remove the banding in post-processing. The ...
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The videos I uploaded to a Facebook canvas are discolored. Any thoughts on why?

I built a Facebook canvas advertisementwith a mixture of image, video, and carousel elements. When you first load the canvas element, the video elements match the other imagery used in the ad well. ...
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In what aspect ratio shoud one record with a DSLR?

This Question is not about what aspect ratio should be chosen for the final film, it's rather about how to get the biggest "resolution" capable of the cammera. When you take a photo with a Modern ...
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How to improve quality of a WebCam video?

So I started making videos for my vlog on YouTube. It's still a new venture and I'm aware that I need to get myself a good video camera for high quality recordings. But for now all I have is my ...
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Handbrake :: Why is an RF value of 20 to 23 recommended for HD while a lower value of 18 to 20 for SD?

This question is based on the software Handbrake. Being a newbie to video editing/conversion and Handbrake, I understand that the RF values are used to select quality. Lower the RF value, higher is ...
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How can different deinterlacing algo make shots look more like movie or like video?

I've noticed that many scenes in Vidocq look very cheap, like a cheap TV series. Wikipedia article on Vidocq says: As the final PAL DVD release shows, the film was shot 25i (interlaced), and ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017 super laggy playback

I don't know how can this be happening, I built a $1500 computer just to edit videos and apparently I can't even edit 1080p properly... Why is Premiere pro struggling with 60fps 1080p videos? ...
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How to get the Cinematic look [duplicate]

With most movies, you can tell at a glance, if it is (or supposed to be) a blockbuster or not, by how the image looks. Even some American TV-series look better (in my oppinion) than most european ...
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Gopro hero 5 black video modes recommendation

Is there a recommendation or tips for the usage of the video modes that come with the gopro hero5 black, in the meaning of resolution vs fps vs fov: https://gopro.com/help/articles/Block/Available-...
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What are these rectangular patterns in the frame?

This frame from a video about a camera, has, as you can see, a pattern made up from rectangular boxes. Is it just the pixelation? Or something else? *you can see the video by that frame here
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What is causing these horizontal lines moving vertically up the whiter portions of the video?

The camera model is a Sony, remote control model, I don't have the exact model# with me but can get it if needed. I'm not sure when it started, but it's very noticeable now, the lines scrolling up ...
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Getting a model to hit same exact mark

I am trying to see if there's a term for what I'm about to explain or a better way of doing this. Basically, my company is filming an actor from the waist up for short, 1 or 2 sentence clips. These ...
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How to create screen capture video without losing it's quality?

I want to create screen capture tutorials such as https://laracasts.com/series/php7-up-and-running/episodes/1 (with the HD option) for YouTube. On laracasts' videos, words are excellently readable, ...
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How can a GIF made from a vid be larger than the vid itself?

iPhone 6S Plus Tumblr app GIF creation feature used for taking vid and making GIF 9 seconds of video taken =949kB 3 second portion used for GIF =1.3MB How? my assumption is that app wouldn't use low ...
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Is it worth re-encoding GoPro footage to H.265?

Considering that I'm not a professional editor and only record some random skateboard, snowboard or just some travel footage around with my GoPro Session 4, is re-encoding to H.265 to save storage ...
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Which are the best settings for crisp graphic output using After Effects?

I'm new to AfterEffects but a long time adobe user. I'm trying to do a simple animation using hi-res, lossless PNG's which I have tried exporting at their actual size and @2x up to @4x which I then ...
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Video production basics for a noob

I am an iOS developer who wants to create a mobile app for video editing. But I do not know the basic terminology and functionality of video editing and production. Terms like video scrubbing, video ...
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Does the GoPro Hero 5 Black have improved video quality over the GoPro Hero 4 Black?

By looking at the specifications of the newly released GoPro Hero 5 and the old GoPro Hero 4, it seems to me that they may be the same since both can record video at 4K@30FPS and take 12MP still ...
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Where can one find a current and definitive reference for video quality as it pertains to hosting HTML5 Videos?

At my job, I have encoded our sites videos for a couple years by using X-Media Re-encode: MP4 1024x576 VBR 1500kbps WebM 1024x576 CBR 1200kbps I never had complaints about quality or buffering, I ...
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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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Is 8k UHD or even 4k UHD actually necessary?

Hello I'm new to StackExchange so I apologize if I'm asking this in the wrong place. My question though, at what point does the resolution of a tablet, monitor, television etc. make no difference to ...
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Would rendering After Effects project in Premiere Pro decrease quality?

I have created a motion logo using After Effects. Now, I want to render it in H.264 or MP4 format. Now, there are 3 ways for it: 1. Using Media Encoder 2. Export as Premiere Pro Project in After ...
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FFmpeg merge image with video looses quality

0 down vote favorite I am merging an image with a video, my command looks like this: ffmpeg -i background.mpg -i Menu.png -filter_complex "[0:v][1:v] overlay=25:25:enable='between(t,0,30)'" -pix_fmt ...
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Improve video quality by lowering framerate

I have recorded a short movie using GoPro camera 1080p / Wide / 60fps. The video is really blurry, despite the fact that it was a quite good weather outside (middle of the day, partially cloudly). Is ...
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How do you dramatically reduce the size of a video while keeping the quality as much as possible?

I'm very surprised how the video i have recorded with my camera are so heavy for small length (i have 4GB for only 20min). I've been trying compression softwares like handbrake, but it doesn't reduce ...
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Caught between gamma and brightness

I have a video source that, to my surprise, has a lot more detail than I could at first see. Turning down gamma I could see details in a bright part, turning up gamma I could see details in a darker ...
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Bit rate reduction when converting 60fps footage into 30fps?

I'm shooting at 60fps, the result is video playing back normal speed but displaying 60fps. I then have stretched the clip so that i get 30fps playback speed with a slow motion clip twice as long as ...
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Windows 10 miniDV import using Movie Maker

I'd like to import my miniDV tapes. I'm using Windows 10 and the built-in Movie Maker software. My goal is to get the highest fidelity import from the miniDV tapes. I did a trail run and it looks ...
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Set file size limit for video on Canon 5D mark iii

Contrary to what it seems like everyone else is trying to do with their DSLR's, I was wondering if anyone knew how to limit file size for a single recorded file to 2GB instead of the usual rate of 4GB....
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How to change framerate with HandBrake without side effects

I'm making the 3rd instalment of my Sand Wars series (Sand Wars II) and I shot the majority of my footage at 60p (which I think means 60fps and progressive rather than interlaced). I do not want to ...
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Best encoding to fit 10hours of 1080p in 30gb?

I will be running a 10hour loop on a 1080p screen with only 30gb of storage. The loop will be created from a variety of 1080p .mp4s that will need to be compressed. (for example, one video is 12mins ...
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Should I shoot at 1080p if I intend to use 720p on the web?

I'm filming video that will only be viewed on the web at 720p, I'm considering shooting in 1080p in case in future I need to up the quality. I'm going to use 720p at present to keep streaming costs ...
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Why This Video Appears in Full Canvas?

Rookie video editor here, asking about video canvas. Don't know the right term in video editing but in image editing it's area that is not part of it. This is the video: ...
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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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8bit vs 10bit vs 12bit

I do a lot of HEVC encoding and what I've read is 10bit is always better than 8bit, even from an 8bit source, because it avoids rounding errors. Is that true? Also, then is 12bit better than 10bit or ...
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How to upload 1hr video to YouTube from fcpx

What is best way to upload longer (1hr plus) videos to youtube from fcpx. Currently my fcpx compresses a 1 hr video to 4.5GB and this takes 7000min to upload....
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Unable to make HD videos in Premiere Pro

I'm not sure where else to go. I'm completely clueless about technology and video editing, so bear with me. I've been making videos of games I play using avi clips recorded by Fraps. I was using WMM,...
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Reason behind the clarity

I have seen many videos with nearly same size and same length, but the clarity of the video changes or differs. I wanted to know the reason or fact behind this.