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Adobe Premiere Pro CC - Crop a video and export at the exact cropped size

I found that using Adobe Media Encoder is much easier when just cropping. Add the video to the queue and open the export settings. On the source tab you can crop the video and there you can also enter ...
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Adobe Premiere is placing a faint 'X' on video transition

The kind of X you are seeing usually appears when applying a demo-version of a transition of an effect. Are you sure you are not using some third-party transition pack that you simply haven't bought ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC - Crop a video and export at the exact cropped size

I think I've found the easiest way! Just crop the area you want. Go to the Export window without worrying about the black margins showing. Set the final resolution and export settings as you would ...
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How to annotate specific parts of video in pre-production?

Disclaimer: You didn't specify what program you are working with, so I assume you are using the current version of Premiere Pro. Assembly Workflow Your workflow is a common one for beginners. Back ...
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Is there a "starting place" in terms of colour correction before adding a stylistic LUT

Applications such as FCPX and Adobe Creative Cloud actually ship with a wide variety of stylized LUTs, so if you use either of those you can play around with them. Most LUTs will specify what they ...
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Why does editing a video by Adobe Premiere Pro more than once decreases its quality?

There is a big difference between saving your project, then returning to the project to do some additional changes, such as brightness adjustments, then exporting a media file, and exporting a media ...
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How to precisely synchronise an audio and video track from separate devices?

First off, if you have audio with your video (that you want to replace with your high-quality audio recording), then step #1 is to nudge the Zoom audio track to line up the impulse of the clap with ...
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How do I encode videos into h.264 at 8k resolution?

Are you sure the 8k videos on your computer are actually h.264, and not h.265? The max resolution of h.264 level 5.2 is still 4096x2305. To convert beyond that in Premiere, you need to chose HEVC (h....
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How to delete a gap in an After Effects timeline

There's a script that does it for you (I just wrote it). You can get it (free, open source, WTFPL license) here on my blog. With the playhead in a gap, run the script and it will pull the layers after ...
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How do I make titles look like they are in the room as an object?

The technique you are looking for is called "motion tracking". Currently, FCPX doesn't have the ability to do this on its own, but you could use Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects to accomplish what ...
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Adobe After Effects CC - stabilize lighting

I'll assume the camera op was fooling with the exposure? You'll need to key-frame color correction or AE's Auto Color function may work for you: https://helpx.adobe.com/after-effects/using/color-...
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Quickest way to rate takes in Premiere?

First, you need to adjust the metadata display. In the panel menu of the project panel, select the option Metadata display. In the Metadata Display window, activate the Rating display under Basic. ...
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How do I add an effect on certain length of the original clip in Premiere Pro CS6 using Keyframes?

The easiest way to do this would be to cut your clip where you want the blurring effect to start/end.
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Build linux render farm in order to render adobe premiere projects

You can do this by using ffmpeg. Here are the steps: First do steps of the second method ("Use a frameserver") here. Beginning this step you should be streaming your Premier timeline through ...
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Premiere Pro: Possible to add several images on one video track?

If you want a hundred images at the same time, you need 100 layers. Often people will make a "pre-comp" which is a nested composition. You create a composition with only the images, then insert that ...
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How do I change FPS in a sequence in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6

When you set the number of frames per second of the sequence, you are describing the rate your rendered footage will playback, whatever that footage may be. If you have 600 frames and you set the ...
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Adobe premiere, how do i link two audio clips and one video clip for the purposes of the razor tool?

Even though Michael Tiemanns answer is technically correct, it seems overly complicated given the description of your problem, as nested sequences may cause other problems and inconveniences down the ...
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Sony Vegas Vs Adobe premiere Pro/CC

It depends on what you want to do with your YouTube account. What is your operating system? How good is your PC? Which camera do use? For example, for vlogs, a simple Magix/Premiere Pro Elements/...
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How do I remove night footage from 300 days of Time lapse video

Using ffmpeg, a command line tool, you can use ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -vf select='trunc(mod(t+2,3))',setpts=N/FRAME_RATE/TB -crf 23 out.mp4 The select filter is used on the video stream. This filter ...
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.SRT File Import Problem on Premiere Pro CC 2017 1.2

It's a Premiere bug. Try Subtitle Edit 3.5.5, which is free, insert the .srt, export as EBU STL file (25 fps works fine, it's time coded not frame coded). Import to Premiere, interpret as open ...
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Adobe Software: Make low quality videos out of folder with videos

This feature is supported through Adobe Media Encoder (AME) which is basically the background rendering engine for a number of the cloud apps including Premiere and AE. You need to set up watch ...
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Does Adobe media encoder work if you have the cracked version of Adobe After Effects?

Tell your friend that good software costs money. And is made by developers who need to put food on the table.
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RGB + alpha not working

Make sure to render partially transparent clips with a codec that supports alpha. Try using prores4444 and set the colors to rgb+alpha like you did. This filetype and codec should give you a file with ...
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Any way to create a dashed line in Premiere Pro?

A possible workaround would be to use the Venetian Blinds filter. Here with a bit of experimentation I've made a path with a stroke of 20 and for the blind effect I have doubled the width to 40. The ...
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AE Counter Switch (Mins > Hs)

Make three text layers with a slider on each. Call the layers value 1, value 2, and value 3. In the source text of each of the text layers put this expression, to display the slider value and round ...
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How best to stretch an area of video

As Jason says, if the camera is stationary throughout, this is probably doable. First, work out how much more scene you need to create, by opening the video in After Effects, and dragging it to one ...
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Premiere Pro CC 2014: Select multiple items in media browser

That's the project window (not to be confused with the media browser, which you can use to browse your computer and import media assets into your project). You can add or remove assets to your ...
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Weird zooming in Premiere Pro preview-window

Make sure the resolution in the sequence is the same as the resolution of your clip. Otherwise you'll need to scale the video to fit correctly.
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How to get a higher FPS without changing speed video through Adobe After Effects or Premiere Pro CC2014 letting the software create the missing images

I can't give you specific commands but since these are fairly short I'd extract the individual frames into a TIFF stack (or similar), then import them at the correct (7fps) frame rate into your editor....
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How to make the "wipe" transition with vertical line in Premiere pro cs6?

Depends on your idea. Simplest way is using a Linear Wipe Effect (on the strip above). For more complex transitions I'd suggest to animate a rectangular mask path in order to get most control, see the ...
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