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How to force Adobe Media Encoder to use 100% CPU and memory?

I'm not happy when I'm rendering unless I can actually smell burning plastic, nothing is more frustrating than AE telling you that your render won't complete until the heat death of the universe, ...
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How to force Adobe Media Encoder to use 100% CPU and memory?

There might not be a way. Based on your description of the problem, it sounds like the processing is the slow part. While the video encoder itself is able to do multi-threaded processing, the image ...
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How does graphics card's memory affect video rendering performance?

1) Everytime the GPU has to process something, it will load the necessary data (in that case your video frames) into the VRAM. Simple as that, the GPU cannot work with your system memory. Though the ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC editing/playback performance

There are a couple factors which can be giving you lagy playback.You don't specify your bit rate or codec. If you are editing a processor intensive codec like h.264 (not a good idea) -the processor ...
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After Effects won't consistently stop previewing video when I ask it to

When you press space bar, After Effects tries to playback the composition out of the current playhead position instantly. Theoretically the playback depends on your machine, but an instant playback of ...
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How get a better quality of streaming?

I think browsers usually don't have configurable buffer sizes for streaming. If you can get the video URL out of the browser, you could stream with mpv or something. mpv --cache-secs=15 http://...
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC editing/playback performance

Something that isn't mentioned, but has a direct impact on performance obviously would be what effects (even fixed effects like motion & opacity) are applied on the footage while trying to cut. ...
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Video Quality Measurement test tool

There are a number of comparison algorithms available beginning with PSNR through SSIM/SSIMPLUS to VMAF. VMAF is implemented as an ffmpeg filter.
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Does amount of display's pixels affects computer's performance on lower resolution settings?

Setting your graphic card to work at a lower resolution will provide a small increase in performance in the case you described. For example: 1920 * 1080 = 2,073,600 1280 * 720 = 921,600 2,073,...
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Combining a short video and long audio file efficiently using Vegas or FFMPEG

Have you tried using the ffmpeg playlist feature dubbed concatenate? The fade to black with ffmpeg has been described here.
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can I use ffmpeg drawtext filter as a passthrough/identity filter? (and/or performance question)

Yes, method 2 is suitable. Add something like enable=0
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Looking for a laptop with the required performances to use the Adobe premiere software please?

HAdobe publish this information on their website - see this link or below: https://helpx.adobe.com/premiere-pro/system-requirements.html It's pretty simple, personally I would use the recommended ...
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Any tips how to increase editing speed on Premiere Pro?

I use Cinegy Daniel2 codec for editing in Premiere Pro. This codec take more space on disk, but work veeeeery fast compare to H264. Also it work more fast for me compare to ProRes. Cinegy Daniel2 can ...
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Static frame video and a motion-intensive appendix: how to render fast?

As I can see, you know duration of your song, it good. I can suggest this trick: Generate 5 second of video with static image. With good settings, good fps, slow encoding and so on. Video must be ...
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H.264 slow scrubbing and playback performance

Usually in these situations I'd say maybe you have a bottleneck from your storage media. But with those bit rates any Ssd or hdd should be fine unless the files are really large. Thus it sounds to me ...
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Does a higher bitrate impact video EDITING?

The above answer by Adam is not really accurate... There are different bottlenecks to consider. Bitrate x Time = Size of File. means Higher Bitrate requires Faster Hard Drives Compression / Codec /...
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GoPro footage: premiere playback performance versus system media player

I have discovered that this problem is specific to GoPro cameras from the Hero3 and range and later. For Premiere CS6, the problem can be solved by updating to version 6.0.5. The update can be ...
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What is the relationship between hardware acceleration and DXVA/QuickSync/Cuda?

They are all forms of hardware acceleration, which broadly, just means that specialized hardware is doing things faster than the basic CPU normally could. The exact nature of what each type of ...
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What new piece of hardware to get to increase video rendering performance?

A GPU will give you the best performance boost, but your rendering software has to be optimized to use the GPU; most is. Upgrading the CPU is the best option if your software doesn't support GPU ...
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What setup do I need to record and render at the same time?

I assume you record video game footage? Recording and rendering on one machine is something I wouldn't recommend with a regular PC if you play modern games that take a lot of your CPU and GPU ...
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How to force Adobe Media Encoder to use 100% CPU and memory?

While this question has already been answered; my recommendation: Use AfterEffects for your rendering if you have a system with a high number of cores and a lot of RAM. My main workstation is a ...
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