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Is a UK PAL video tape compatible with a continental Europe PAL VHS/S-VHS player in terms of video and sound

I've read that the difference between UK PAL and Continental PAL is the carrier frequency used for the audio. But is that referring to: the (now former) analogue TV broadcasts the encoding on the ...
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Open Source Software to open .aep file?

I've an envato subscription and have access to .aep files but don't have adobe after effects. I want to do a company video using the .aep but don't want to have to purchase AE for the edit. Are ...
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Camcorder vs. GoPro mounted on bike

I am using a GoPro mounted to a bike to capture crews rowing in a boat next to a (gravel) bike path. I am mostly happy with what the GoPro offers except that I need a less wide-angled view. For better ...
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How to label spliced clips in Kdenlive?

I know of two ways of adding text label to clips in Kdenlive. Guides and markers. Guides mark places on the timeline, and are "stuck" there, i.e. guides don't move when spliced clips are moved around....
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ffmpeg - Live hardware capture dropping frames and/or audio pops

I'm attempting to capture 1920x1080 at 60 FPS using a Magewell HDMI capture. If I preview it with ffplay it looks just fine, however when using ffmpeg to record I get frame drops and minor audio ...
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What's the difference between “visually lossless” and real lossless and what does this mean for future encodes?

In FFmpeg's H.264 Video Encoding Guide we are told: Tip: If you're looking for an output that is roughly "visually lossless" but not technically lossless, use a -crf value of around 17 or 18 (you'...
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kdenlive renders full timeline with lots of blank video

I'm using Kdenlive 19.04.1 and I have set up my zone for rendering using the I and O method and it shows up blue on the preview section. When I try and render the clip, it renders fine but if the ...
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Best way to convert (S)VHS to Digital [on hold]

I need to convert many SVHS and VHS tapes (PAL) to digital. They are 20+ years old. What would be the best USB capture card to get the best possibile quality? PS: I know quality will be at most ...
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Lossless way to fix aspect ratio in VOB?

I have some old videos that were converted from a camcorder to DVD years ago. On one of the DVD's, the aspect ratio is incorrect. Most DVD players and applications seem to ignore this and play the ...
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Sony AVC vs. MAGIX AVC vs. MainConcept MPEG-2: what's the difference?

In VEGAS Pro 16.0 I'm given (at least) three options if I want to render a 1080p 30fps video for YouTube upload: Sony AVC/MVC, template "Internet 1920x1080-30p" Use this setting to create the ...
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Final Cut Pro is distorting my music at the very end

I have a problem and I can't find any fix. When I import songs into FCP it sometimes distorts them in the end. But the problem is that they sound fine outside of FCP, and I have paid for them, so it's ...
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Premiere workflow: Maintain multichannel sync from dailies through edit lock to sound?

I am volunteer editing a production with professional sound recording and need to deliver picture lock to the audio dept so they can add foley, mix, and master. I've delivered a few tests, but it's ...
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Create video from a series of single frames and use original audio

I am looking for some advice on how best to create a video which is comprised of a series of single frames from an original piece of 30fps footage. I can create the effect by making a screen ...
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Simple Transition Effects for Short Video or GIF

I'm pretty new to creating GIFs and video effects so please excuse my ignorance. I searched for 2-3 hours for a simple tutorial on this but it is difficult to find. Would anyone know how I can do ...
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Download a blocked video MP4 720p [on hold]

Hello to all Readers/Experts, ---Question: how to download videos like this one? //tvthek.orf.at/profile/Archiv/7648449/Neues-beim-Wiener-Sommernachtskonzert/13919349/Neues-beim-Wiener-...
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Trimming MOV clips / Saving as mp4

I am trimming extraneous time from some MOV files using the Microsoft Movies Anywhere app on my desktop. They're saved as MP4 files and have proportionately much smaller file sizes than the trimmed ...
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Convert video with ffmpeg to have the same quality

I want to make some present for my grandma. And prepare some video. Unfortunately here video player is old and could not read some file formats. She is not at home now, so I don't know which player ...
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After Effects: How to achieve this pattern effect?

I recently stumbled upon the following animation: Now how would you try to achieve this within After Effects?
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Burn .ass subtitle onto .webm with no loss of quality

I'm trying to burn .ass subtitles onto a .webm, using ffmpeg -i input.webm -vf ass=subtitles.ass output.webm but it shrinks from like 150MB to 9MB. How do I add the subtitles without losing ...
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How to add zoom transition effects using FFmpeg to a variable number of images?

How can I add add zoom transition effects using FFmpeg to a variable number of images? I am able to create video from a variable number of images but I am not sure how to add zoom in and out ...
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Is there a “Take Selector” in Premiere Pro?

Does Premiere have an equivalent to DaVinci Resolve's "Take Selector, or FCPX's "Auditions?" If so, what's it called? If not, are there any workarounds to quickly audition alternate takes on a PP ...
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ffmpeg - blend video with images

So I want to create videos that had a red overlay, effect and I assume that blend is the right options filter for this. Here my command : ffmpeg -i dogs.mp4 -i red.jpg -filter_complex '[1:v]scale=...
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Identify H.265 from the OSX Command Line?

Can anyone suggest a way to tell the difference, from the OSX command line, between .mkv files encoded with H.265 from those encoded with H.264? Plex H.265 streams viewed from some devices (e.g. LG ...
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premiere cs6 all clips play at same fps regardless of source fps

I have set up a project in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6. I have various source clips at two different frame rates, 29.97 and 59.94. Using various methods (i.e. "new sequence from clip", new sequence and ...
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Are the robots in the transformers films really transforming?

I was always wondering if the robots in transformers had millions of parts like LEGOs and the different parts snapped on and off and rotated in a completely mechanical way, but I feel like the VFX ...
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Square edges after rotating video in DaVinci Resolve?

I rotated one of my clips in Resolve to square up some of the lines (compositionally), then zoomed in so that the top and bottom edges were cropped to straight by the dimensions of the timeline viewer....
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Cannot import XAVC S/AVCHD with Premiere Pro CC 2019

I am attempting to import XAVC S/AVCHD footage from Sony a6300 camera. It seems the proper way to do this is to use the Media Manager window. The issue I am having is that it does not detect it as ...
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Does changing the frame of your sequence mid project effect video resolution on Premiere Pro?

I have a timeline with all my clips set only problem is the sequence frame is wrong. I'm afraid this will effect the render resolution since there's a prompt box saying things may be changed.
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ffmpeg remove 1 of 2 audio tracks without video reencode

I'm trying to get rid of the 1st of two audio tracks in an mp4 file. But each time I run: ffmpeg -i test.mp4 -map 0:0 -map 0:2 -acodec copy -vcodec copy new_file.mp4 ffmpeg seems to reencode the ...
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Why are there missing frames in the Vegas Pro editing timeline?

I found the weirdest thing in Vegas Pro 13. I was trying to verify the exact frames of a generated file, so was looking for a zero number frame to drop it into the timeline. I was surprised to find ...
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Concatenating in sync MP4 (H264+PCM instead of AAC) from a Sony 2018 Camera

I downloaded these files (at max resolution 4K, that is important), in this order: https://vimeo.com/195782736 https://vimeo.com/196725716 https://vimeo.com/195776765 https://vimeo.com/196651176 ...
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Absolute timestamp in H264?

I have a camera that delivers an H264 encoded stream. The camera is GenICam compatible and I get the data via the GenICam API, frame based. The camera also has a precision time protocol interface (...
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What is the difference between VP9 and ​WebM?

The ffmpeg manual states that: libvpx-vp9 is the VP9 video encoder for ​WebM, an open, royalty-free media file format. What is the difference between the VP9 and WebM?
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What is the CRF range for VP9 conversion using ffmpeg?

My Problem I am converting a .mov (h264) file to VP9 / WebM using ffmpeg, and I don't know what the CRF numbers mean. What Have I Tried I have read this ffmpeg manual about 2-pass conversion, which ...
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How to locate right anchor point location while making infinite zoom effect GIF?

I need to make something like this in After Effects. Now, it would have been easy if the zoom effect origin was in the center, but I need it on some other point, so the borders of the billboard (see ...
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h264 Video && G711A with FFMPEG

I'm currently trying to convert an audio and video stream to something visible inside a player such as VLC. I get the video through TCP (I separate protocol headers from the manufacturer) and I have ...
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Automated speech to text layer subtitles in After Effects

Hi I have a video in After Effects that I want to add subtitles as text layers. Previously I have been typing them out manually. Does anyone know of a way to either automate the subtitling process or ...
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ffmpeg side by side video

Im trying to get two 1080p videos side by side, Wanting the two scaled to 720p and combined both as 1080p ive tried using the below code . it works fine when using the lower resolution but when i ...
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Would you recommend the drawing tool and the conversion steps for YUV 4:2:2 16 bits(8 bit component) Video Memory Format (HDMI 1080p)?

I want to draw a picture using a tool, and I want to convert the picture into YUV 4:2:2 16 bits(8 bit component) Video Memory Format (HDMI 1080p). Would you recommend the drawing tool and the ...
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Comparing Hardware Solutions for Transferring 8mm film to Digital?

I'm looking to better understand the various 8mm film silent movie scanning solutions available. Can anyone shed light on the differences between Moviestuff (appears inferior to me) and MWA (appears ...
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How to generate TSMuxer .meta file with command line?

With the GUI if you open any file it generates the .meta file and you can save it as a file and pass on for the batch scripts, etc. It looks something like this MUXOPT --no-pcr-on-video-pid --new-...
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Where can I sell a plug-in for Final Cut Pro or Premiere Pro? [on hold]

I've created a great plug-in. Where can I sell it?
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Blurring based on colour (to help compression)

I am taking video of rowers on a river and stabilise the video afterwards using ffmpeg. Similar to Video compression- how to prioritize one area over another? I'd like to optimise the compression. The ...
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Strategies and basics for music video recording with a single camera

I'm an amateur classical guitar player and very recently I decided to start creating videos to upload to YouTube. My first try was a disaster but it was ok I just got overly excited and created it ...
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Reencode MKV (from DVD - Mpeg2) to h264

I have some old DVD that I already converted using MakeMKV, they seems to have the original mpeg stream, so I want to do this: Reencode the video stream to the more recommended settings for old-DVD ...
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Receiving libx264 feed and viewing it through guvcview using v4l2

I am attempting to set up a low-cost home security system. At one end of my house I have a Raspberry Pi connected to a Logitech C920 webcam running the following command: ffmpeg -re -i /dev/video0 -...
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What does Ma10p stand for?

i.e. a file is listed as being "1920x1080 HEVC Ma10p FLAC" So....resolution / h.265 video codec / ? / .flac audio codec On its own I'd guess the 10 stands for 10 bit depth, but the Ma is unknown to ...
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kdenlive: selecting multiple nodes in a region (rotoscoping)

I'm trying to blur a region of a video through rotoscoping (using Kdenlive-16.12.2-x86_64.AppImage on Ubuntu 16.04). This region -in my video it coincides with a face- moves in time. I'm wondering if ...
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FFMPEG - Creating script to convert a video into audio file (or anything related really) + diverses questions

Good day everyone. Im making my babysteps into ffmpeg, and so far this tool has been really helpfull. Anyway. Im currently using this line as a convertion basis : ffmpeg -i name.mov -c:v libx264 ...
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Is it possible to Append in Shotcut without losing focus from the source video's timeline?

I want to be able to play a video and hit I to set a trim-in, hit O to set a trim-out, and hit A to append that clip to a video track, but let the video continue to play so I can continue selecting ...

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