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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 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 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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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 encode videos into h.264 at 8k resolution?

FFmpeg can use x264 to output to 8K. Basic template: ffmpeg -i 4KfromPremiere.mp4 -vf scale=7680x4320 -crf 20 out.mp4
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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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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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.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 would I silhouette someone's face?

A silhouette is often created by having a person with zero lighting on him/her, positioned in front of a brightly-lit background. However, you'd need to do camera tests to confirm that the contrast ...
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Adobe After Effects labels: Project vs Layer/Timeline

Try clicking on the "Layer Name"/"Source Name" column title in the timeline. It should toggle between the name in your Project bin, and the name you've given the layer in the comp.
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Adobe Media Encoder included in After Effects Licence?

Yes it is. Otherwise you wouldn't be able to encode things, and that would be just dumb. Even though it happens a bit under the hood, all encodings from Premiere Pro and After Effects are handled by ...
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Link audio to opacity effect of an image in After Effects

The easiest way to do this is to use an expression. First you convert audio to keyframes. Then set an expression on your opacity channel. If you drag the pick-whip for the expression to the audio ...
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Oprtical Flow artifacts on cuts in Premiere

Did you apply the Optical Flow to a nested sequence that contains a transition? This looks to me like Optical Flow trying to invent new frames to fill in the slow motion and getting confused by the ...
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Adobe After Effects: Scaling circle changes its movement?

The issue you're experiencing is that the transformation of the circle does not originate where you expect it to be. This is because the anchor point of the layer is very far from the center of the ...
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How to fully optimize RAM Disks in Adobe Premiere CC 2017

I would think that the codec of your proxies could be the issue. H264 is very cpu intensive and this could be your bottle neck. Switching to QT ProRes Proxy would be my first try. A couple of links ...
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Adobe Premiere Video Size with static image

If you've got your sound file "input.wav" and your image "input.png" ffmpeg can make the movie without any need to go through an editor. FFMPEG is available for free download for your favourite OS. ...
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Is there any way to avoid losing a generation of quality when re-exporting an .mp4 after making changes to it?

@user2248 is on the money. The only software I know of that can do this sort of thing is ffmpeg. I'll expand on his answer: Import mymovie.mp4 into Premiere Pro, or audition or whatever. Do your ...
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How do I crop a video with a particular point of the video always in the centre of the frame?

The action you're trying to perform is called “stabilization,” which is usually performed by analyzing the entire frame when the goal is to eliminate camera shake, but when you want a single object to ...
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Switching from Adobe to Resolve

The customization options for window arrangement are limited in Resolve, compared to some applications. The customization options are flexible enough to have your timeline on a second monitor, though....
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How to delete a gap in an After Effects timeline

The soluction for this question is Ripple Edit scripts (https://aescripts.com/ripple-edit/) with The functionality "Closes the gap betweenlayers sequentially".
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How to make that effect in After Effects?

I think what you mean is called "depth of field" and is the way cameras work, no effect.
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Using 60 fps footage on 23.976 sequence without slowing down or dropping frames

You can not. You have contradicting parameters. You need to make some decisions. Either: Leave your project at 29.97 and drop 1 every 2 frames of your 60fps clip. Leave your project at 29.97 and use ...
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Video Exporting takes too long in Adobe Media Encoder

Are you exporting to h.264? Try rendering to a master file in a intermediate codec like ProRes, Cineform or DNxHR. Rendering to h.264 involves referencing multiple frames to create the intermediate ...
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