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Windows is a family of client, server, and mobile operating systems, developed by Microsoft.

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How to encode Apple ProRes on Windows or Linux?

Is it also possible to encode video with Apple ProRes on Windows and Linux?
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How do I set up and use ffmpeg in Windows?

I understand that ffmpeg is a powerful tool for video file conversions. I see online in many places people suggesting it for solutions or getting help in how to use it. The problem is I don't even ...
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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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How to see if a video file is progressive or interlaced?

I can check the resolution of a video by Right Clicking -> Properties -> Details -> Video. Is there a way to see if the video is progressive or interlaced?
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Sync separate audio to video+bad-camera-audio, free NLE recommendations

My use-case, in case the details help people understand what I'm looking for: My brother needs some videos of him singing while playing the piano, to send in as an audition for a dinner theater. For ...
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Convert high frame video to slow motion video

I recorded a "slow-motion" video with my Android phone and transferred it to my Windows computer. Now I have an MP4 file with a frame-rate of 240 fps. But when I play the video, it plays at normal ...
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Video in After Effects composition panel is pixelated during scrubbing

I am new to AE and following a Lynda.com essentials course. In the course, the video in the composition panel stays sharp during scrubbing, as below: But in my AE application, it shows as pixelated ...
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How to trim out black frames with ffmpeg on windows?

I have a short video and I'm trying to cut-out all the blank or near blank frames. This isn't a case where I care about the breaks in a video that could be dark. I literally want all near black-...
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Extracting video fields Respectively

Extracting individual video fields is my previews question. Based on the Mulvya's answer I can extract the top fields (only) or the bottom fields (only) individual. Now, I need to extract the video ...
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Premiere Elements “Debug Event”: Keyframe error

I have encountered a probable bug in Premiere Elements 10, and fortunately I've also found a workaround which is why I wrote my own answer below. But since I haven't been able to solve the underlying ...
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Convert .WMV to .MOV

A client gave me a file in Windows Media Video format. I need to edit it in Final Cut Pro X. The problem is that Final Cut Pro X can't read it. Neither can Apple Compressor. It has a Quicktime logo, ...
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Is H.264 subject to exploits / are some H.264 codecs subject to exploits?

How safe are H.264 streams from exploits? More exactly, are the consumer-grade H.264 codes generally "safe"? I am currently gratuitously transcoding A/V files to avoid being exposed to possible ...
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After Effects Alternative for Windows

I use Sony Vegas for video production but would like to be able to create more visual effects. Are there any cheaper alternatives for Adobe's After Effects? Or is there an extension for Vegas?
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Troubleshooting XDCAM import into Premirere Pro CC 2014

I am in the middle of editing a TV spot we create bi-weekly and therefore on a tight timeline. I am using Premiere Pro CC (2014) just upadted last week on Win8.1, 4790k, 16GB, OS SSD 256GB, Project ...
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Utility or method for joining MP4 files

I have two MP4 files that I generated with Camtasia Studio. I need to join them together post rendering with Camtasia (it can't be done during the Camtasia rendering process). Looking for a utility or ...
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How to change output filename in ffmpeg batch?

I'm using windows and ffmpeg to convert video mp4 into audio mp3. I've come up with the following batch line that will do the job: for %f in (*.mp4); do ffmpeg -i %f -vn -ar 44100 -ac 1 -b:a 32k -f ...
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Video editing software like iMovie, for Windows?

Although skeptical at first, I took a liking to iMovie and began to rely on it heavily to edit many music videos. What I liked about iMovie was it's easy to use feel when it came to placing a clip ...
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Viewer for DNxHR HQX files

I'm using Avid DNxHR HQX as an intermediate codec to go from Resolve to Premiere, but I can't find a viewer that will play it. MPC-HC, MPC-BE, MPDN, Windows Media Player even the dreaded quicktime ...
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convert KAZAM video file to a file, playable in windows media player

I have some mp4 video files that are created by KAZAM in Linux. But I need to play those files on Microsoft Windows only by Windows Media Player (for example I can not install VLC media player). Also ...
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Encoding videos for MPEG-DASH

I read this article on encoding for MPEG-DASH, which has helped me a little and then follow up article. My end goal is to create a batch file that can read in a directory of MP4 files, and then ...
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Blackmagic RAW get Thumbnail in Windows Explorer

Is there any known Plug In or similair which can show BRAW Thumbnails in Windows Explorer? Or does anyone know how one could write such an Plug In?
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Scrolling the panel in After Effects

I'm on windows using After Effects CS6. I'm new to this software and am having a problem scrolling the window vertically or horizontally, Where is the scroll bar? Alternatively I'm trying to scroll ...
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How to add Subtitles to already created video file for .avi format on Windows 8?

Can I create subtitle (.srt) file manually (to add subtitle) for .avi file? I have created .avi file using Snagit but there is no option to add subtitle as well. So can I create subtitle file ...
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Windows 7 - multiple programs with conflicting sound output

I have a Windows 7 (32 bit, service pack 1) on my laptop and, whenever I launch my sound editor (Ableton Live 8), all other programs (Firefox, Chrome, Skype etc) stop outputting any sounds. Even when ...
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We have two teams across Asia and Europe, and plan to show a movie. Is there a way to connect them users to a common platform?

We want to see if there is a way where the users can login to a common platform and view the movie at the same time. Is there any open source platform where they can join a movie screening online? ...
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Adding video into the picture with ffmpeg?

How to Adding video into the picture with ffmpeg? example:
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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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Making Premiere Pro Project Codecs Cross-Platform Compatible (Windows & Mac)

I work on a Mac and I need to send a Premiere Pro CS6 project file to someone who works on Windows. He has QuickTime Pro 7 installed. The project contains the following types of clip assets: Apple ...
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Import .flac to after effects cs6

How can i import a simple .flac audio file to After Effects ? I didn't find one single plugin/presets and answer at adobe site.
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Convert VfW-codec based video to “normal” (Windows)

my CCTV software (GeoVision) supplies me with AVI videos with the FourCC "GMP4" codec ("Geovision MP4"). The codec is supplied as a Video for Windows 32-bit driver only, so I had to set up a virtual ...
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Software to make a transcript?

I record conferences and produce them in an HTML player. I have a need to transcribe some content and integrate it into the player. I found this question, but the answer seems to say that the ...
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Is there a way to manage Final Cut project files under Linux or Windows?

I don't have a x86 Mac at hand I'm having trouble organising a large collection of Final Cut 7 projects. I have tried to run Final Cut under Virtualized OS X. But I have trouble installing it since ...
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Software advice - for creating animations

I need to make a sort of animation. Not that I am going for same feel or style but I would like to make something that is sort of similar to the animated sequences in "Monty Pyhton's Flying Circus". ...
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Desktop grabbing with FFmpeg at 60 fps using NVENC codec

I'm having trouble recording my desktop at 60FPS using the latest Windows compiled FFmpeg with NVENC codec. Metadata says the file is 60 fps but when I play it, I can see clearly see it is not 60FPS. ...
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How to make batch ffmpeg with this codes?

How i batch render with ffmpeg with this code on windows? Codes work well. ffmpeg -y -loop 1 -i background_image.png -i mainmovie.mov -filter_complex "[0:v]setpts=PTS-STARTPTS[V1]; [1:v]setpts=PTS-...
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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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Corrupted video (Green/pink) on Premiere Pro CS6 in Win8.1 Pro 64bit but not on Mac OS Yosemite

I have a volume license for Premier Pro CS6 whereby I can run it on Mac OS and Windows. When I run it on Windows, I get this: But on MacOS it is fine. The video is HDV 1440x1080i MPEG4 QuickTime. ...
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How to exit fullscreen monitor playback in Premiere?

In Premiere Pro 2017 (Windows 10) in Preferences -> Playback I can set one of my monitors as the playback device Now when I playback video it will appear full screen in one of my monitors. When I ...
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Extracting individual video fields

I need to extract all video fields of an interlaced file as individual images. Is it possible to do this (using ffmpeg or other tools for Windows)?
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Good free m2ts to mp4 converter?

I'd like to convert some AVCHD footage (.m2ts) to mp4 files. Can anybody here recommend a good converter (preferably free) that'll do a good job?
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Concatenating split media files using “concat protocol”

I'm using the latest ffmpeg (3.2.4) on 64-bit Windows 10. My devices generally split up the files it saves to the SD cards, either with a 2G or 4G file size limit. Before importing the files into my ...
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Replacement for Windows Live Movie Maker for combining images and audio (Windows 10)?

I want to combine some audio I recorded with an image (for uploading to YouTube). Googling turned up "Windows Live Movie Maker" which appears to be more dead than alive, now, at least as far as ...
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How can I get thumbnails from first frame of a set of videos?

How can I get thumbnails from first frame of each video in a set of videos? I am using Windows.
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Crop selected area in all videos

I have many videos in a folder which I want to crop in same way. I want to remove 25px from the bottom part of all frames of all videos. All the videos are 1280x720p and have same format which is mp4....
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What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format?

What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format? I am looking for solutions other than using QuickTime to play .MOV movies on my Windows 8 machine. I want Windows to support .MOV (via ...
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Lagging after render in Movie Maker?

I took a break from video editing for a while, but then I decided to come back and start again. However, every time I rendered the video, the clips suddenly wouldn't follow up with the music correctly,...
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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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Windows Live Movie Maker Output Video Quality Low

I'm using Windows Live Movie Maker on Windows 7. I made a screen capture video with a third party app which produces .avi files. Its quality is perfect. Its properties: Resolution: 1280 * 720 (720p)...
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Show a hidden panel

Vegas newbie here. I started working on Vegas Pro 14 and I somehow hid one panel. I don't know it's name, so I can't even Google it. It is the red one on the left side of timeline tracks.) How can I ...
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What is the easiest, no-frills way to produce a simple video on Windows 10?

This question is basically the same as one I posted 2.5 years ago here, except that now I am using a different laptop that runs Windows 10 instead of Windows 8. My laptop has a camera. Since it can ...