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Top and tail GoPro video based on volume

I'm not well-versed with Unix shell scripting, and also only have basic proficiency in Windows scripting, so I can only offer a pseudocode flow of the script: 1) Break up your full video into N-...
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How to create a blinking effect in After Effects CC?

Create your keyframes Select them by holding down Shift, via box select or simply click the Flare Brightness Property Then hold Alt and click the stopwatch icon, this will create an expression Then ...
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Is ffmpeg the solution to automate video building from multiple files

You can do this with ffmpeg using either the concat filter or the concat demuxer. Which one to use depends whether or not your inputs have the same parameters or not. If they do not, you may have to ...
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Software for video cut automation / scripting

MoviePy looks less intimidating than other scripting languages. It may be easier to script your time tag cutting tool with it. http://zulko.github.io/moviepy/
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Post production automated addition of text

You could do this by making subtitles from your data streams and then either playing them back on a media player that can display subtitles, or rendering them into the video. Most subtitle formats ...
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Automated rendering of After Effects or similar

After Effects can be automated using the Adobe extendscript scripting language, and can be run from the command line, meaning that it can be integrated into other processes. Extendscript is ...
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Creating text graphics from a data feed

The obligatory ffmpeg answer (not a very good one, other answers still needed): You could feed your video through ffmpeg -vf drawtext=textfile=onscreen.txt:reload=1 With whatever other drawtext ...
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Is there a program for automatic clip creation from scene detection/recognition result?

I had a similar need as yours - to produce shorter videos with different scenes from a single large video. I came across PySceneDetect which provides two kinds of cutting method: threshold scene ...
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Is there a program for automatic clip creation from scene detection/recognition result?

I found out about melt and created video-splitter which is a command line wrapper around the former. There might even be a very elegant way to do everything in a command pipe with two or three ...
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Is there a program for automatic clip creation from scene detection/recognition result?

The only recent tool I know is a plugin for After Effects called Magnum - The Edit Detector. While After Effects isn't exactly the most suited program for these kind of tasks it would do what you want ...
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Automate After Effects assets rendering via script and external data

Have you got the latest version? After Effects CC 2018 is all about data driven animation. Either way you can use external file to drive expressions (in older versions too) using the eval javascript ...
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Keyboard shortcut to extend clip duration (without changing speed) in order to fill gap for J-Cut in Premiere

Shift-Q does it - as per the following StackExchange answer which refers to images but this applies to videos too: Shift-Q - extend previous edit to playhead
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In After Effects how can I generate the value of an opposite x position and then send that value to an effect on another layer?

I think what you're asking to do is simple using Expressions. If you alt-click on the stop watch of any keyframe-able control you can write an expression to connect that control to another control. So ...
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Compress multiple videos at once on a Mac

Handbrake can queue up a batch of files. FFmpeg is free and works on a mac, but you'd have to run it from Terminal. You can install it using Homebrew for Mac. Once Homebrew is installed, go to ...
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How do I automate the export different layers combinations ( turning on and off ) in After Effects

Templater can do this. https://aescripts.com/templater/ You feed it a load of google (or excel or CSV) tables, with specified values, and it can churn through a load of files to export different comps ...
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Is it possible to do programmatic automation with Final Cut Pro?

Davinci Resolve and Fusion would be a better choice than FCPX/Motion if you're looking for something that supports standard scripting languages (lua and python 2/3). From there, you can install ...
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Is there an app that can automatically separate scenes/clips from a video file and export them?

Most professional quality video editing software has this kind of functionality. You can take a look at DaVinci Resolve, which is available for free on Linux. This article has more details about how ...
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Using little robots to speed up the stop motion animation process

Your idea sounds absolutely possible. On the other hand you write that you have never done any stop motion. I think it would be very well advised to start with some basic techniques (by hand) and ...
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Apply effects to multiple clips (automation/batch/macro?) in Adobe Premiere CC

you can add\modify the filters on one clip then from the effects tab select the effects > "save presets" and apply those to the other clips.
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Is there any software for data management?

While it doesn't cover all your criteria, I use a program called Total Commander for most of my file management needs and it works well for working with a very large number of files and huge file ...
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Importing XML into Premiere Pro - numbered stills / image sequence

The answer is that this is not possible - at least as per the time of writing this answer, since the concept of "image sequence" does not exist in the XML spec Premiere utilizes - namely, XMEML ...
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Automated, script and template based video editing

Automation Software might be a good option, although you'd need to give yourself a day or more to just get yourself up to speed learning curve wise. AutoIt is free, and you can basically code your ...
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Automated rendering of After Effects or similar

I work with DataClay have built out several automated AE Comps allowing for thousands of personalized videos to be rendered based on data. I would highly recommend dataclay.com
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Automated rendering of After Effects or similar

I wrote an automation script for after effects that allows data and assets to populate a template I have worked with companies over the years extending this so that ...
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Automatically generate videos from template

A script that generates a custom ffmpeg command based on inputs provided could do this. You'd need to construct a filter complex with scale/crop filters for each video and multiple overlay filters ...
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Automated/Scripted Video Editing

Consider the following technologies: ffmpeg + command line Adobe After Effects + ExtendScript language (based on JavaScript) Sony Vegas Pro + C# language (or any other Microsoft .NET language)
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How to automate the rendering of all possible combinations of a composition in Adobe After Effects?

To automate things like that you will have to write a script for After Effects. This isn't all that hard, it just requires a bit of programming knowledge. You can see them as more powerful type of ...
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How to automate the rendering of all possible combinations of a composition in Adobe After Effects?

I hope there is a better answer, but my similar case is making lower thirds where I have to change out the name. In that case, I have a static composition with the title that I use as a source in ...
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Camera setup for quick preview/editing

If your cameras have a LANC port, you can build yourself a LANC controller using arduinos: http://controlyourcamera.blogspot.de/2011/02/arduino-controlled-video-recording-over.html?m=1 Or ...
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Is there any similar function of photoshop " Actions .atn" in adobe after effect?

There is no Action function in Adobe After Effects. You would have to write a script to do the sequence for you. I'm not versed enough to tell you if there's a Plugin or not.
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