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Bad yet good framerate after exporting through Media Encoder

Lately, I've been getting a weird issue with my Media Encoder exports. I usually import 2 files through After Affects CC: an "intro" one and the main movie, both at lossless quality, and export the ...
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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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Animating between mask paths in After Effects

This is a continuation of a previous question where I asked how to animate a waving flag drawn in Illustrator. I received a really useful answer from @poor and I've followed it as closely as I could ...
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Blu-Ray authoring on an Apple Mac

hope this is the right place for this query I am after some advice on authoring blu-ray discs on a Apple Mac, I normally use Apple DVD Studio Pro from the FCP studio package, but this does not offer ...
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The ffmpeg`s filter_complex blend respecting overlay`s alpha channel

I need to blend an video with an semitransparent png like this: [1:0][0:0]blend=all_mode=average Seems like the transparency of png is ignored. What I missed? How to make the ffmpeg to respect ...
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Centered motion tracking with Mocha AE/Pro and After Effects?

I haven't been able to figure out yet how I get stabilized footage from mocha Pro to After Effects. I start a new project, import my footage and am able within mocha Pro to get a nice motion tracking ...
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Dxtory recording randomly crashing game

Whenever I try to record gameplay with Dxtory (using the h.264 codec) my game will crash after a seemingly random amount of time, although it is usually after at least 30 minutes. Dxtory produces no ...
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avconv: How to blur scenes?

I want to blur some scenes with avconv The ffmpeg command -find it here- is: ffmpeg -i input.avi -vf "boxblur=enable='between(t,22,113)'" -codec:a copy output.avi doesn't work with avconv ...
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Framerate and timestamps in SubRip subtitles

I don't understand why the framerate of the video should affect timestamps in SubRip (*.srt) subtitles. If I am correct, when you convert a video from one framerate to another, the length of the ...
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Using GoPro Studio to edit non-GoPro videos

I'm trying to use GoPro Studio to create a video that includes GoPro video as well as HD video from an iPhone. GoPro Studio was not able to deal with the .MOV file from the iPhone (the audio was ...
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What is a good wireless solution for video monitoring for BlackMagic Design Cinema Cameras?

We are looking for a video monitoring solution that is portable and used with the BlackMagic Design Camera. I found a link with devices that look great. http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/mygear/...
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Slow Premiere performance after Mavericks upgrade

After installing Mavericks, Premiere has slowed to a crawl. It seems to have the most trouble with AE comps imported through Dynamic Link. I believe this is related to the App Nap "feature", but ...
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Set ipad compatible thumbs for mp4 videos based on a frame of the video with command line

I have a directory of 100 mp4 files. All are working well on my ipad but most of them do not have a working thumb. I want to generate these thumbs with a command line command (on macosx) based on a ...
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What hardware should I get for a conversion farm for MXF => Prores

I currently use a mac pro for importing mxf files into FCP (equivalent to converting to prores, I believe) at about 3x realtime @29.97fps. I want to get a machine to run ffmpeg & do the ...
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TitleBox .seq2 animation files

I am using TitleBox for dynamic graphic animations. There are several was to play an animation in this tool, but the "safest" seems to be the internal "animation file" object, which comes with a tools ...
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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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Moving Multiple Layers on Timeline

This is probably a simple question, but I do not think I know the terminology to search for it. All I want to do is move the start point of multiple layers forward without changing the sequence of ...
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Play 24fps video smoothly on 50Hz monitor

Most of the content that we download or get from media is 24fps. Which can not play smoothly on 60Hz/50Hz monitor as 24 frame can not directly sync with 50/60Hz monitor. Now my question is it ...
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Is there an automated process to split a video into sections with motion?

I have some video files with a reasonably static background and the occasional movement in the scene. I would like to edit down the footage to just the sections with movement in. As there are ...
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How to move a layer using a slider control?

I'm trying to create a mogrt file that has the option of moving a layer using a control (instead of just moving it on the timeline). Is there a way to create a slider control for example that allows ...
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Masking out the video background in Sony Vegas

I have a video and I need to mask out the background for it. A screenshot from the original video, credits to The Muppets Studio The video has been shot with a still camera on a steady background. ...
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Creating the Star Trek warp effect in After Effects

I am trying to figure out how to create the effect of going into warp from the Star Trek tv shows like The Next Generation and so forth - the one where the ship stretches forward, blurs a bit and then ...
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Trying to sync multiple ip cameras in ffmpeg, having trouble finding the timestamps of each frames being sent

I am quite new to ffmpeg. I am wondering if it is possible to get the timestamps of a live video stream from ffmpeg. I read that as the first packet in RTP protocol is sent, it contains the NTP ...
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Why is new material dark in Cinema 4D?

I am new to 3D software and have just started with Cinema 4d. This is a very noobish question but when I create any new material in a project it always shows up pitch dark with very little mirror ...
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ffmpeg vp9 encoding settings to produce “yuv420p(tv, progressive)”

I have a webm video that was made (from an h264) using AWS Elastic Transcoder, using the "System preset: Webm VP9 720p" preset. For this file, ffprobe gives: $ ffprobe converted-mp4.webm <snip&...
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Reference for creative color grading

I'm a looking for a good reference on how to color grade footage for a "cinematic" or "filmic" look. The best I have found are scattered YouTube videos; I'm looking more for general principles and ...
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ffmpeg fast accurate cut

I want to cut a part of Video file without re-encoding whole video. This is the method came to my mind: first.mp4: ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -ss start_cut -t start_to_a first.mp4 last.mp4: ffmpeg -i in.mp4 ...
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Getting wrong DVD chapter times from lsdvd, Mplayer and Handbrake: the reported chapter boundaries delay progressively compared to the real ones

I'm trying to split video from DVDs into chapters. lsdvd, mplayer -identify and Handbrake all report the same chapter times, but these times cut into following actual chapters (episodes), ...
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combine stream and multiple videos to live output, with transitions

I am using FFmpeg to combine a radio stream with a video but my target is to read from a playlist file (own format) and combine multiple videos with the audio in the background. The most important ...
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How do I change the length of the timeline of the composition to only be as long as my video footage?

How do I reduce the length on the Time Ruler in order to make the composition shorter in duration?
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Need a script to import Rotoscoping mask

I am looking to perform rotoscoping on one of my videos. I have found Clearvid.io online service that performs rotoscoping. They provide the points of the resultant masks of rotoscoping in a text file ...
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Setting up a shadow catcher layer in Cinema4D Lite

What's the best way to set up a shadow catcher using Cineware Cinema 4D lite and After Effects? I'm following the tutorial Shadow Catcher plugin in Cinema 4D, but it's not working in AE. I've ...
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Final Cut Pro, How to save a selection of a clip to the computer

I have a long video of 24 minutes and I'll only really be using seconds long clips from it. I use the "I" and "O" to select a portion that I like and I was wondering if there was a way to save the ...
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Align Mask in After Effects

Please can someone tell me how to align a mask, created inside a composition in After Effects. The usual align tools do not see to work with masks even though they work with other objects. The exact ...
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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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Is there any way at all to use a microphone with Canon SX720 HS?

Note: This is a question camera, the ability of the camera in question, and help into deciding whether I need a new camera. This isn't a question about just "Video". Is there any way at all to use a ...
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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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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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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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How to change the font and color on multiple keyframes at once | Adobe After Effects

Hey there I ran into a small problem creating a video, and I haven't used any video editing software before, so I am lost right now and I have no idea on how to solve my problem which problem goes ...
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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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