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Illustrator Import to After Effects

I have an illustrator file with vector paths made up of all strokes. When imported into AE and converted to shape layers, all the strokes turn into filled shapes. I want them to stay as strokes so I ...
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Setting points and doing a quick "snip", dynamically playing the video

I need to cut out "best moments" from 1hour videos.(up to 6 moments per video) What software is able to set in/out marks and save marked periods with keyboard shortcuts while watching the ...
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Why can't I enable motion blur on certain pre-comps in After Effects?

I'm working on a fairly simple After Effects project where I can enable motion blur for most layers, but I can't turn it on for two pre-comps and I'm not sure why. The pre-comps contain only a few ...
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What variant of Spline algorithm is used in "spline" parameter from "scale" filter?

FFmpeg has two filters to scale the video: scale and zscale - zscale has spline16 and spline36 parameters (they represent Spline16 and Spline36 variants of the algorithm), scale has spline parameter. ...
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Use android camera and usb mic on pc

Apologies in advance if this is a very noob question - I barely know anything about video production. I'd like to record video and use my fancy-ish USB microphone as the audio source. Unfortunately I ...
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Animating paths in After Effects

I have an illustration that I would like to animate in AE. Not sure how to do this however. I have three paths (simple lines) I made in illustrator with the pen tool, then used to width tool to ...
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Why can't I change the aspect ratio of my project in Final Cut Pro X?

I am trying to create a Final Cut project that has a 4:3 aspect ratio. So I went to the project settings and set it to 1440x1080. But the preview window and exported video is still widescreen, does ...
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FX Console plugin for After Effects not working on M1 Macs

The (very useful) VideoCopilot plugin FX Console doesn't appear to work with M1 Macs with After Effects CC 2022. Is there any workaround? When you open the plugin in After Effects, this error appears ...
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Is it possible to export video with 4-bit depth?

Is it possible to export video with 4-bit depth? Last few months I was trying to find at least one video format that supports 4-bit color bit depth but I didn't find any one that does that, only 8-bit ...
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Will a professional PL s35 anamorphic lens cover a fuji sensor and provide proper squeeze?

I have a fuji x-mount camera which is aps-c. As far as I understand it aps-c is just about the same size as super35, and I can buy a PL mount adapter for my fuji camera. Does this mean if i use ...
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Sony UWP-D Audio Issues

I have a Sony UWP-D Wireless Lav Mic set and I'm experiencing difficulties with audio in my office building. I can film any exterior shots with no issue. I also have no audio issues with audio within ...
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Loading large videos in After Effects takes ages the first time. Any way to improve it?

They are really big videos, of several gigabytes, with 100-150mbps bitrate. These files load and play normally with any player. I don't think they are hard to decode, it's just that they have a very ...
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Two videos on image background

I am sort of new to this. I am trying to create an output video using two videos and a background image. With a bit of gap around the videos and Video A having a larger scale than Video B. And, it ...
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Why are there two ways to keyframe-animate geometric transformations?

In DaVinci Resolve 14, there seem to be two ways to use keyframe animations with geometric transformations. One is on the Edit page, using the Inspector. Here it seems to be possible to smoothen out ...
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avisynth(+) + avslib - cropping each frame with different values

I tried to use ArrayOpArrayFunc of avslib (Avisynth plugin) to crop each frame differently based on the contents of an array. I start with image files, say 20, build my arrays, and try to apply the ...
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Kdenlive preserves original quality

Sometimes I use Kdenlive to cut videos because it is convenient. Something bothering me is that the application goes to the re-render process which has no point. I also have no idea what quality to ...
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How to use FFmpeg to do Ken Burns affects using rectangles?

I have a process of specifying starting and ending 16:9 rectangles on an image. This is easier for the end user to select what they want the resulting affect to be. I would like to use FFmpeg to ...
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How to burn timestamp in video with different date format using FFMPEG?

I am using below command to add timestamps to video: ffmpeg -y -i input.mp4 -vf "drawtext=fontfile=roboto.ttf:fontsize=36:fontcolor=yellow:text='%{pts\:gmtime\:1456007118}'" -preset ultrafast output....
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Sony Vegas Transition Effect and Colour Correction

Can you please help me with this issue here? When I apply some transition effect to my videos colour correction gets mixed up and from something good looking I get a video with blue colour over it. ...
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AE: Limit Characters in random range selector animation

I'm animating a roulette table; above the roulette is an animated text with random numbers untill the winning numbers apears on the roulette table; but the random numbers are from 0-99; i've made it ...
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Put two or more images on video

According this I try to put two pictures on video ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -i photo01.jpg -i photo02.jpg -filter_complex "[0:v][1:v] overlay=25:25:enable='between(t,10,20)';[0:v][2:v] overlay=25:25:...
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fusion title not showing after importing as davinci resolve archive from another computer

I have a project that I made on my laptop and am moving to my computer for rendering but the text isn't showing up. I look in the fusion page and its something wrong with the keyframe stretcher node ...
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Does any record exist of the animation techniques used producing Disney's Bambi?

I know the movie is old, but if there's so much as a production book of the film it would assist me a great deal. I'm attempting to confront all of the areas in animation which I'm inexperienced with, ...
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Rendering problem

I have a very big problem with rendering my video in Davinci Resolve 17. everytime i render a video it doesn't start at the beginning and it's rendering 1 clip only. i am trying to finish a 3minute ...
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After Effects Trim paths offset corner position based on rectangle width and height

I think it would be easier to share an image to show what I'm trying to accomplish. This will be a mogrt so the actual rectangle size / aspect ratio is determined by variable text size. But, I think ...
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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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why does FFMPEG encode videos from last video causing clipping video and noise

I am having issues in a windows Batch file where I when i start a video to stream it will play like 1 sec from last video that I had encoded at the beginning . I originally thought it was because of ...
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Final Cut Pro X clip still showing past its duration

I'm new to Final Cut Pro X. I have a still image in my project that shows for a certain duration. Problem is, it still shows on the screen even after the video goes past that image's duration. It's ...
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How to cut and merge mp4 video segments without re-encoding?

I have some screencast video files in mp4 container (h.264/mp3 codecs) that I want at times merge (i.e. C.mp4 = A.mp4+B.mp4) or at times cut removing some intervals (e.g. D.mp4 = A.mp4[0,320{seconds}]...
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Fill the inside of a hollow/outline font in AFX

I have a text animation (animated letters) in AFX with an "outline" font (that has no fill). There has to be a way to fill the inside of the font somehow? Are there any workarounds? I know I ...
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What is the little blue line above the timeline called?

i'm trying to find out what this thing is called, it's the little blue line above the timeline, is there a name for it? what does it do? thank you.
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DASH Live vs OnDemand profiles

I've read about dash profiles and from what I understood the difference between live and on-demand profiles are that live furthermore splits each representation into segments (which is critical for ...
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Using ffmpeg gdigrab to capture desktop output to h264 yuv420p. Color shift problem

The ffmpeg command below is being used to capture the desktop and create a resulting mp4. ffmpeg log says the input stream is bmp and I specified the target as h264 yuv420p. I found several older ...
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FFMPEG - Apply opaque white with mask

This seems like a simple thing to do, but for my life I cannot find an answer that does this the way I need to. Using a mask image, I want to make the white parts of the mask still be white (not ...
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Custom Animated Counter in Adobe After Effects

I'm trying to create a counter that automatically updates to the next value once per second. I have that part figured out: string = "7609,7758,7916,8063,8217,8382,8545,8701,8871,9049,9241,9386,9533,...
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FFMPEG: Video format replacement for webm (alpha channel)

I am currently creating a webm file using two mp4's (alpha - black background, white silthoette) and normal video. Using following ffmpeg command: ffmpeg -i color.mp4 -i alpha.mp4 \ -...
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Is clip or part of a clip used?

Working in PremierePro CC. 70 hours of footage (shot over several months). 6 hours of finals (60 episodes in total), each done in separate Premiere project. Problem: Around 60 hours of footage is ...
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How to create outward spiral motion in Adobe After Effects?

I want to create an outward spiral motion in Adobe AE. So how to do it? I found an expression script for it here but it creates an inward spiral motion and I want outward spiral. And I am not able to ...
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OBS custom filename for recordings

OBS allows you to change the pattern for the recordings filenames but there is no simple way to update the file name with any custom string before every recording. You need to visit the options pane ...
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What is this effect called and does anyone know how to create it?

I'm a beginner in adobe after effects and premiere pro. Does anyone know what this effect is called so I can learn how to do it from a tutorial? The effect also if anyone knows smooth text effects ...
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YUV to RGB/sRGB color space conversion using ffmpeg

How to convert an mp4 file with YUV color space to RGB or sRGB color space using ffmpeg? I am trying to upload my video to YouTube and I read somewhere that RGB video looks better than YUV one. Thanks....
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Video player with motion blur or frame averaging

I here would be a good place to ask, I apologize if Im mistaken. I am looking for a video player that can add motion blur to videos or that can insert an average frame in between two frames. The ...
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What does the Multi-Camera Record On/Off Toggle do in Premiere Pro?

My experience I'm currently creating a multi-camera sequence in Premiere Pro CC 2020 14.1.0 (build 116). I created my multicam sequence and everything is working fine. When I press play, my sequence ...
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Read error while copying VOB files from DVD drive to hard disk

I have old DVDs containing personal (family) recordings. I want to copy the DVD files to PC, add menu and titles to these files using standard Video editor and share/stream video files. The windows ...
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Can this be created in a free animation software like Synfig or OpenToonz?

This animation is made in After Effects but can this be made in a free software??
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what is this effect called and how can i create it?

I'm new to adobe premiere pro and I don't know what this effect called and how to create it. YouTube
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Turn off viewer completely in davinci resolve to speed up editing

My Desktop is not much powerful one. When editing videos in davinci, if I put some effects on clips, the playback stucks while it's trying to process the effect and all the info. Is there any way to ...
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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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Live preview GoPro on Android

I'm using a GoPro Hero 4 black edition and a fyg4s hand held stabilizer.. in fyg4s I have the option to connect the GimBall to an analog monitor using a USB connector from GoPro (not an HDMI connector)...
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Video editing with playable jump forward

I'm looking for an open source video editor for windows https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_video_editing_software in order to cut out some parts of a video. A necessary feature that I'm looking ...

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