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Web Videos via Watch Folders Transcode

What I am looking to do is fairly simple, however seems complicated in theory. What I need to do is be able to have a folder where all video files placed in the folder, are transcoded to all ...
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What is the colour range of most videos?

Colour range (Limited, Expanded) is something I've only thought of recently, and I'm worried I may have introduced colour banding into some of my videos. When doing a standard MP4 export from ffmpeg, ...
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Are the properties (bitrate, fps) of my h.264 video OK for the web?

I'm converting a Flash vector animation to an mp4 video for the web. After trying and failing with Swiffy, it's the only way I have of preserving the work "for posterity", once Flash is gone. When ...
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How to find videos that have free reuse license types on the web?

Google Image Search provides a very handy method for isolating specific license types: Is there anything like this for videos? I've been shooting blanks so far...
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How to compress videos for a website?

I want to start a website in which there are some videos. When I searched Google regarding this video website I came to know that for the proper working of the videos we should compress the videos. ...
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Encode video for html5 and javascript controlled playback

I want to create something like Apples Mac Pro product page http://www.apple.com/de/mac-pro/ where html5 video playback is being controlled via javascript (by manually setting the currentTime ...
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Is there an online video server that can show paneable extremely large videos?

I want to turn a set of high-resolution satellite images of the Earth (10,000x10,000 pixels) into a time-lapse video. But instead of downsizing the images, I would like that people could zoom into ...
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What PC software offers speeding up video & sound together at 20x+?

I'm new to video editing, and I'm trying to find the right software to fit my needs. I am interesting in creating videos where I want to speed up both the video and the sound together to rates of ...
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What it means “a royalty free alternative” to video/audio (WebM format)

The WebM format says: WebM is an audiovisual media file format. It is primarily intended to offer a royalty-free alternative to use in the HTML5 video and the HTML5 audio elements. I am not too ...
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Is using a softbox as a back light a good idea when shooting indoors?

I'm shooting in a small apartment and I have had a lot of trouble setting up a back light because the subject is directly against a wall. I am looking at kits like this one, but I was surprised that ...
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Is it possible to find a webcam with large aperture?

I'm looking for a Webcam with large aperture and shallow depth of field, similar to the F 1.8 Canon lenses, so far It has been really difficult since most of the specifications for any webcam are ...
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YouTube's 60fps runs smoother than games?

When watching a video on YouTube in 1080p 60 FPS the video runs very smooth and looks nice. When I play games on my PC with more than 60 FPS it does not feel as nice. Is there a difference between ...
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Resolution for webcam for recording lectures when writing on paper?

I've used a document camera for capturing handwritten lectures. To be more specific I solve exercises for my students by writing on a blank sheet of paper while explaining. So far I've been using an ...
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Remote pan/tilt/zoom cameras that aren't expensive

I can't quite tell if shopping/product questions are allowed here, but...I'm not sure where else to turn on the SE network. I have no a/v experience. I'm trying to gather info for a project here at ...
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Why can't my video play from where I drag the playback bar?

I am stuck and really do not know how to explain it in correct manner. Thus I put it in the layman details. I have two 30~ second length mp4 videos saved in cloud storage. video1 is generated by ...
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Create time-lapse gif centering point of interest

My wife is currently very pregnant and I have taken a photo every week of her bump. I now want to make a gif or something similar showing the bump growing. I used the first free gif maker I found (...
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Royalty Free Videos?

I have seen free images and music, but is there any site out there that gives out free non-copyrighted movie clips that can be used? I want to be able to search and look for movie or video clips ...
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Endless video chat?

Looking to create a video conferencing experience between 2 offices. Want to make it like a window where people can just walk up to the camera/screen/mic and see who is there. Is there a cheap way to ...
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Are mp4 bit rates the same as Flash bytes per frame?

I'm converting Flash movies to Mp4 (and webm) and having to learn lots about web video. The process starts with MOVs exported from Flash. For example, I have a MOV of 640px x 290px, 1m 58s, 2843 ...
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How to compensate for red oversaturation and contrast increase?

When uploading a video to Vimeo the video is transcoded by Vimeo and in the process red gets a bit more saturation and the contrast is increased a little. As I chose Vimeo as my platform I have to ...
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Find a video and sounds

I am looking for a video which start at the top of ocean surface for few seconds and then beginning to go under the surface. There should be no people on the video. But fish and other sea creatures ...
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ffmpeg trying to convert AVI to MP4 but not playing

I'm trying to convert a video file from AVI to MP4 but it doesn't seem to play, my code: exec("ffmpeg -i ".$video." -c:v libx264 -pix_fmt yuv420p -movflags faststart ".$withoutExt.".mp4") Even plain ...
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HTML5 background video encoding settings

I'm doing a full page background video and I'm trying to convert the original mp4 to an webm. The background will not have any audio. I'm currently using ffmpeg. ffmpeg -i INPUT.mp4 -b 614400 -s ...
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Real Time personalized videos

I would like to achieve a video with custom text pulled from a database or user input as the following : http://videopersonalization.net/kia.html Can somebody shed some light on the process without ...
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Interactive YouTube video navigation

I want to create a youtube video based on the technique used in this video: Interactive Trailer. How can I make annotation(spotlight) on youtube that will link to a video and start at various times. (...
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FFMPEG drops end frames when converting a unmatted alpha .mov to .webm using ffmpeg but converts fine when alpha is premultiplied?

I am using ffmpeg to convert a straight alpha .mov to a webm so I can layer videos on top of one another for a web game however when converted the duration is the right length but the frames freeze ...
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ffmpeg encoded videos are not playing on mobile browser

I have set up a server to upload and play videos. I used django/python as the scripting language, and nginx and gunicorn as the webserver. I am using videojs as the video player. For h264 mp4 I tried ...
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How to record live video using camcorder?

I need to conduct a video conference using professional video cameras. I will be recording and streaming 1080p video [1]. To that end, I need to stream live video from a professional video camera to ...
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What to make: a film, short film, series, web series?

I'm an independent indie film-maker with a strong ambition to advance onward, and I have no contracts whatsoever. Is it better for me to create a feature film, short film, series, or a web series? ...
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Is CPU speed important for uploading a youtube video

I know CPU and GPU speed are important for rendering and editing videos. My question is: is CPU speed always important for uploading a youtube video? and actually how much important? I've searched on ...
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Variable Bitrates for Streaming?

I'm building presets for our users to convert the videos into an appropriate format for our online video repository. Since it's been awhile since I've built something like this from scratch, I've been ...
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Do I need to encode video in both ogg and webm?

I'm doing some HTML5 video work; I'm taking uploaded video and using ffmpeg and related packages to convert the original videos (usually .mov, but whatever) into mp4, ogg and webm versions for ...
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How to choose the right bitrate, H.264 profile and level for Web Video presentation?

I want to start producing videos and looking around the internet for usual bitrate ranges (VBR) and H.264 profiles and levels for Web Video exports. I found some guides with Vimeo and YouTube and ...
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How do I make a YouTube video with text-only?

I want to make a YouTube video showing text-only. Like this one.
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Request for Camcorder and Tripod Recommendations for Occasional Amatuer Usage, With Emphasis on Good Sound Quality

The title just about tells all about my question, but for a few more specifics, I want to record some monologue rehearsals (of myself) in an empty hall, and will later probably have some live ...
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best tool to use for vine production on windows

I want to create a vine on my laptop bit not sure which software to download to do it as most of the ones I have come across look spammy and don't want to kill my computer with virus's.
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Best way to increase the display size of a web video

I have a H.264 (ex-MOV, ex-Flash) video of 550px x 250 px. In the HTML player (videojs), I can easily set its size to 640px x 290px and it still looks OK (only a 16.363636% increase in display size). ...
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optimizing / compressing video for web with Quicktime

I have a ~70mb (3 minutes long) m4v video that I need to get to a much more reasonable file size for playing on a site that will primarily be accessed via iPad. I don't know if it matters, but the ...
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MP4 video rendering differently on different browsers and different machines

I have asked a similar question before, but we are still having the same issues. Background color of MP4 rendering incorrectly in QuickTime I am trying to encode MP4's for playback on a website. I ...
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Is using codecs matter if Facebook re-encode all the uploaded videos?

I usually encode with libx265 and libfdk_aac to get good quality and small file size for posting in Facebook. I use ffmpeg as follows. ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf -c:v libx265 -c:a libfdk_aac output.mp4 ...
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Method of pasting “smoothly-typed” text for demo videos?

I often see in demo videos, whenever text is required to be filled in (such as when filling out forms), that the text is entered smoothly, not actually typed by the person shooting the video. ...
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Compact Camera for nighttime live streaming?

We recently adopted a pet hamster for our office, and are interested in setting up a live feed for evenings and weekends so that employees and customers can tune in to the lil guy during his most ...
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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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Live-stream HD camera to stream on one's own Wordpress website

I was wondering if someone could help me with this project with live-stream cameras. I am not sure what the best camera / broadcast transmitter or internet package I should purchase to ensure that it ...
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Why do SRT subtitles fail to appear in my MP4 videos on iPhones?

I'm using videojs in an HTML page to publish a video with VTT captions. Problem is: iPhones do not play the mp4 in the videojs player - it renders the full videojs player, but when you click the Play ...
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Video mixer from multiple sources into one

I want to take two video inputs say one from camera through hdmi/dvi etc and one through laptop(some presentation running in it). One, I want to mix these two video streams and take it out as a single ...
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1080p video partly pixled after rendering

So I'm pretty new to video production and I'm struggling with properly rendering 1080p game footage. My main problem is that multiple frames of the output video are pretty pixled, looking like this ...
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Optimizing HTML5 video for best quality

I have a 3 minute video I'd like to embed on a web page. The problem is that despite best efforts, the file size of the video ends up being over 30 mb. I would like the size to be near 10 mb. I have ...
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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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Equipment & Software for video bridge (video link) event

I need to create a portable setup for events built around a video bridge: The performer is abroad the audience & presenters are in-house The performer needs to see the audience & presenters ...