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MHL HDMI to HDMI

I have the Roku Stick which plugs directly into an MHL port. I have a TV without MHL (just normal HDMI) that I would like to try this on. My understanding is that I would need to introduce 5v at ...
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How do I edit source material from DVDs in Final Cut Pro?

I'm currently undergoing a project where I have to edit some material only available from DVDs. Basically I need to export a clip or two from the DVDs, and edit them in FCP for use on the net. The ...
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segment does not contain sync frame

Whenever I split a video using Apple's mediafilesegmenter, using the following command: medifilesegmenter video.ts -t 10. I get the following error for each segment except the first: segment does not ...
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Any way to fix a corrupt Custom Keyboard Settings file in Final Cut Pro v7?

I've been building up my custom keyboard layout for literally years; but it seems to be corrupt. Very often, when I try to add a key, Final Cut crashes (version 7.0.3) Recreating it would take hours ...
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Which container format for ProDVX F150

I need to produce a video that can be played by a ProDVX F150 (a small black box device which plays video from a flash card). It's hard to find real specs for this thing, but webshops say it does: ...
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ffmpeg Auto Level, Auto Color etc similar to YouTubes Auto-Fix

I used to use YouTube Auto-Fix which presumably auto fixed levels, color, contrast and added a bit of vibrance (it was almost always a bit high saturated which i kinda liked). I am looking for an ...
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FFMPEG: Choosing the right win_func for showfreqs

I'm using showfreqs and various other audio viz filters to create cool spectrum visualizations for my self-released music. Going through the documentation, I see that there's a multitude of win_funcs ...
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How to track zoom location?

I'm trying to track an object. How can I keep the tracked object centered when I zoom? I have After Effects and Premiere Pro, but I prefer a Premiere Pro solution if it's possible. It's much faster ...
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What's beneficial about temporal auto Bezier keyframes over continuous Bezier keyframes?

From what understand, a temporal auto Bezier keyframe automatically re-adjusts both of its direction handles whenever a neighboring keyframe is moved somehow and the influences of both of its incoming ...
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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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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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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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MP4 Video created with ffmpeg C++ api does not show in OSX

I am writing a MP4 video from scratch using the C++ API (libav* 4.1.1). This video can be played back just fine using ffplay or VLC. But the Finder Preview and the Quicktime Player on OSX (10.13 and ...
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Does anyone know why my lights aren't working at all in 4D cinema?

Imported from Vectorworks - I've switched on all lights, adjusted the brightness and nothing seems to be working. I also have LED screens and they don't seem to be working either]1
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Moviepy - capture time on-click

I'm trying to capture the time of a mouse click on a video clip. I see 'time, position, color' events in the console, but I want to catch the times of clicks in my script - to allow me to save clips ...
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Ffmpeg recording with gdigrab will drop frame

I write a code to use gdigrab to capture screen and use dshow to capture audio. But no matter how I set the frame rate to gdigrab, the acquisition frame rate is 10 frames. I thought maybe my ...
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How do you keep clothes clean during action sequences?

Not sure if this is the right StackExchange for this, but I don't see a more general film making SE so here goes... I'm acting in a short spy film, and in two separate scenes I'm going to be hitting ...
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ffmpeg - How to crop Harry Potter moving newspaper style video?

The Harry Potter moving newspaper is like a video overlay on a static background. Here is an example: . the video starting from 1min, 17sec. HOWTO crop only the video ...
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Can I apply a feather to clipping in aegisub?

{\clip(187.2,187.2,1084.8,700.8)}Like falling in love or getting your heart broken. Is there a way to apply a more gradual fade (a feathering effect) when clipping your subtitles with the clip ...
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How can I export metadata from Premiere Pro

After I log my metadata (including the description and bin allocation) in Premiere Pro, I would like to export this to a table format (Excel or CSV). Is there a possibility to do this directly or via ...
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iMovie to Instagram

I have an issue with this process to edit a video (6sec, 10MB => in the instagram range) and share it on Instagram : edit in iMovie file / share /file Resolution 720P, Quality High upload on Google ...
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Is there any DVR which can automatically summarize the captured videos? If yes, what are the technologies they use?

I am doing a research related to video summarization. I found many research papers using various methods for video summarization. What I want to know is that is there any commercial applications with ...
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FFmpeg: Cutting 3 seconds at the beginning of a video leaves 5 seconds blank

I have an MKV video, and want to cut the first 3 seconds. I tried with FFmpeg: ffmpeg -i /input.mkv -ss 00:00:3.0 -c copy -t 00:09:58.0 output.mkv But the result (when played in VLC) is that there ...
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What's wrong with VLC seeking and/or MKV created by ffmpeg?

I have creeated a video using FFmpeg. It is a result of putting 4 videos together, tiled, using -filter_complex with overlays. Following the how-to here, I have it created as MKV. When playing this ...
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Image Sequence input missing frames FFMPEG

Is it possible for ffmpeg to parse an input image sequence with missing frames? I was hoping to interpolate them or create a variable framerate(or a CCFR duplicate frame) video while having the ...
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producing high quality VR for youtube

I am trying to generate a high quality VR video to upload to youtube and watch with an Oculus Go. The issue I have is that no matter the quality of the upload the output on youtube seems very ...
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ffmpeg: av1 getting worse results than hevc (h265)

I converted an avc (h264) file to an hevc (h265) file and an av1 file. Relative to the hevc (h265) file, the av1 file is far larger in size, and the av1 file has worse psnr and ssim results too. ...
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im trying to make a speed art video in premiere pro cc 2018 but after speeding up the footage it keeps being laggy

im trying to make a speed art video in premiere pro cc 2018 the original video is almost 2 hours long and i speed it up by 6000% to get it down to the time i want the video to be but after speeding ...
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Processing different sections of video frames with FFMPEG

I'm trying to process frames of video in FFMPEG; while processing, I'll crop and resize various areas of the frames in separate streams so that I can perform specific processing. I've done something ...
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Cannot select individual caption in premier timeline

I have just added an SCC file to my premier project. I can see each caption "box" in the timeline, including the handles. However, if I try to drag the handle of one caption box left or right, it ...
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SDI or HDMI to USB3 interface with 16 audio channel support

I'm looking to take a video feed and multiple audio channels into a Windows laptop. The audio channels are essentially live event commentary in various languages, which the laptop will then stream to ...
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Debian & Blackmagic Davinci Resolve

Anyone got Davinci Resolve to run on Debian? Version 15.x installs great without error on debian but it crashes upon startup. I would like to hear from anyone who runs it with Debian, what video cards ...
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PfTrack: Exchange Projects to different machine?

Is it possible to take a project created in pftrack and transfer it to a different machine that also runs pftrack? So far, the documentation I found via google was quite poor, I also couldn't find ...
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Lighting in footage oscillates between warm tones and greenish tones

This is my first time posting on this forum. I do a lot of flatlay filming, timelapses, and my videos tend to have lots of cuts. I've noticed that my film gradually shifts between purple tones to ...
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Corrupt frames: what to do

I’ve discovered some corrupt frames in the footage I am working on (.mxf format, shot on Sony PXW 70, I only have access to the files copied to the hard drive, and the broken frames are in the ...
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Best way to handle stream with ffmpeg and GPU

So in my project, I need to capture a video stream, decode the video, run the individual frames through an object detection algorithm and then play the output as a video. This whole operation is ...
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Before I throw away these massive uncompressed VHS digitizations, what kind of post processing can I do to improve them?

An uncompressed digitized VHS tape is like 60 gigs. Obviously way too big. I can compress it down using H.265 and get basically the same quality. But before I do that, is there any production ...
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Ronin M, S or Zhiyun Crane 2 for BMPCC4k

I am currently figguring out which gimbal I should use for my BMPCC4k with SIGMA 18-35 in a TILTA cage and SSD recording. I sorted it down to Ronin M, S or Zhiyun Crane 2 but am stuck here. The ...
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ffmpeg - switch between two streams from /dev/video* and record to disk

I'm trying to capture two webcams on /dev/video0 and /dev/video1 and write the live feed to disk. I'd like to be able to switch between the two sources every 10 seconds so the resulting video on disk ...
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ffmpeg video compression : Compress captured video being before saving to file

Is there a way one can compress captured video input before saving to file? I have raspberry pi that I am using to record youtube videos. 1-2 min video takes over a Gb of space. I cant compress the ...
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FFmpeg: Align Video & Audio of Desktop Capture

I am using FFmpeg's built-in gdigrab & dshow to record the display & audio of my system. I am encoding to uncompressed H.264/AVC video & uncompressed PCM/WAV audio. I had been having two ...
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Character animation. Linking child and parent layers in After Effects using Duik 16

I am currently attempting to animate a character using Duik 16 but I am having trouble linking some of the body parts so they stay connected. I imported an illustrator layered file into After Effects ...
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FFmpeg spliting video without re-encode

Using the recent ffmpeg I am trying to split an arbitrary video to 10 equal parts of 1 seconds every given interval. The Audio is not important to me and should not be in the output. I used ffmpeg -...
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Decrease Output file size, without loss in quality

Currently I am using: ffmpeg -hwaccel cuvid -i input -c:v hevc_nvenc -qp 1 output I want to know how to compress the file but lossless.
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How to sync drifting audio(s)?

One audio source is the camera, (its sound is more for reference 'cause the distance is approximately 10 meters from the source). The second audio source is a mixing table getting mics. The total ...
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Chrome renders WebM Video “darker” than other browsers / media players

Not sure if this is the correct community, but I have a question about video encoding and decoding. I have a video that gets served in MP4 or WebM formats, depending on browser support. I noticed ...
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ffmpeg concat removing sound of videos

I've used this code for merging three videos together with ffmpeg : ffmpeg -y -f concat -safe 0 -i list.txt -c copy done.mp4 the list.txt contains : file 'first.mp4' duration 2.5 file 'second.mp4' ...
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Sony Vegas Pro 16.0: CPU/GPU/RAM/HDD not fully utilized during rendering

I've got a small question. Recently I started working with Sony Vegas 16 (after not edditing videos for years) and I noticed that when rendering videos, my GPU/CPU/RAM/HDD are all not fully used. When ...
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Which camera to use to film without moire effect

I am trying to make a video of a simple cushion which is on a rotating disk. But I am getting so much moire that the video is unusable. At this moment I am using a Canon 5d Mark2 with a zoom lens 24-...
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Horizontal noise on RCA capture

I'm trying to record some Wii footage using a Silvercrest capture card. I've managed to get the drivers working and recorded a snippet via an RCA A/V cable. However, there's a weird kind of noise - ...

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