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How do I 'downgrade' an Adobe Premiere Pro project file to open in older versions?

Since this is the top google result, I would like to give the actual solution to this problem Option 1 Duplicate the .prproj file you want to downgrade and name it temp_downgrade.prproj or something....
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Select range of clips in Kdenlive

You can box-select clips by dragging the mouse while holding the shift key and and left mouse button. kdenlive "Selection" manual If the clips you want to select are all contiguous, you can ...
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Select range of clips in Kdenlive

I didn't find a way of selecting a range of clips but the main problem is solved by the spacer tool which can be invoked by pressing M. One then grabs the left end of the clip to the right of a gap ...
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Extract person from video

If you have a frame where the person does not exist, you can use a tool called a difference matte. (You'll need to scroll down to the section titled "Difference Matte Effect" for a description.) It ...
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Corrupt MP4 [recording interrupted]

I recently encountered this exact problem and I was able to repair the file using Untrunc, a program created specifically to solve this problem, as suggested by sparrowt on SuperUser: For this ...
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Extract person from video

Final Cut Pro X has a plugin called Pro Removal that can remove moving things from the scene on fixed camera shots. Also there is a tutorial for After Effects that shows how remove objects from scene ...
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Corrupt MP4 [recording interrupted]

Updated: this tool can now recover files from more sources. Try with recover_mp4_to_h264. It's a command line program, and will require a good reference file. Usage as indicated: recover_mp4 ...
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What free video editing software is capable of moving/rotating a sprite atop video?

A great tool for this is Davinci Resolve: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/davinciresolve. It is very capable, has an excellent free version and can easily accomplish the desired tasks. A ...
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Easiest way to stitch GoPro videos that have been split due to length?

Used to merge them with GoPro Studio, but it took too much effort and had too many steps. Made a PowerShell script to quickly merge and convert videos using open source tools MKVTools and Handbrake. ...
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Software that captures and compresses simultaneously

Most consumer video recording software I know compresses on capture. Mpeg and others can be configured for lower quality if you want greater compression, but unless you are recording a plain black ...
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Is it illegal for me to download DaVinci Resolve 17 just because I don't work for a company?

Yes, it’s ok*, as long as you’re downloading the free version (not the one that says “Studio”) of Resolve and not trying to circumvent their copyright protection. When you download the software, they ...
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How to make sound layers visible on right side of screen in Davinci Resolve

Well, I have found it. For anyone who struggles like me, you have to click "Mixer" button on top right corner
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How do I 'downgrade' an Adobe Premiere Pro project file to open in older versions?

I made a tool which instantly downgrades Premiere projects so they can be opened in a previous version. Try it here.
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Professional text animation software

I would personally use After Effects, but that's because it's what I have/know. If you don't want to take the purple pill (it's a questionable life decision, let's face it) there's heaps of other ...
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Audio gain for subclip in Premiere Pro

I'm not sure why you would want to use normalize at all. You should use audio tracks and place the audio you need to adjust on it's own track. Then, using the audio mixer, apply dynamics to the ...
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How h265 settings / presets affects the target device cpu while decoding and how can I tweak them?

Try Encoding using "--tune fastdecode" and also check if "Average Bitrate" with "2 Pass" is better than "Constant Quality" with your particular Decoder; trying to maintain Quality over Bitrate can ...
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How can I play a file created in OBS?

OBS is a video streaming and recording software, not a video player. You will need either find a video player that will play an .flv file, or switch your settings in OBS to record to a different ...
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Embedding another video to "blend" with the environment

If you can use a tool like Apple's Motion or FCPX, or Adobe's After Effects, they all have the ability to put the 4 corners of a layer anywhere you want. With Motion or After Effects, you can even ...
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Is there any way to find the video editing software or camera that created a video?

Different NLEs each seem to live in their own metadata world. One common metadata element they all seem to preserve fairly well is timecode. Almost all support a few common elements, such as REEL, ...
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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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What kind of desktop computer is required to edit video in Blender?

Are you using it just for Video Editing or are you doing 3D graphics work as well ?? You will need to look at the minimum and recommended specs for the software you are using and make a decision ...
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Is there any way to find the video editing software or camera that created a video?

YouTube reencodes all uploads, so there is no way to recover any video metadata unless you have the original file. If you have the original video file, sometimes cameras write specific metadata ...
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Embedding another video to "blend" with the environment

This can easily be accomplished using the "picture-in-picture" feature of most editing software. I've used Adobe Premiere and iMovie, and both include that feature. Premiere has the advantage that ...
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Software to create videos from multiple songs

With ffmpeg, on Windows, create a batch file AudiotoVid.cmd for %%A in (*.mp3 *.m4a *.wav *.flac *.ape) do ffmpeg -i "%%A" -i "c:\path\to\image.png" -map 1:v -map 0:a -pix_fmt yuv420p -shortest -f ...
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Software to handle 100/1000 hours video?

After reading about FCP's 1600 track, 558 day long sequence test I don't think that's the limit of the software, but the hardware: "...very large numbers of clips within FCPX will slow the machine ...
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What VFX and video production softwares are used in movies like "Captain America: Civil War" and "Doctor Strange"?

This depends from Company to company, there are multiple companies working on multiple shots, or sometime even on the same shots. Because this (sometimes) differs a lot from eachother, it's really ...
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Most common formats that don't require any software or CODEC installs

I've always used H.264 and have never had any issues with anyone being able to view it on Windows or Mac. H.264 is my standard go-to for formats, but as you mentioned, it might not hurt to convert it ...
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Simple video editing software that can handlethis

You can use ffmpeg, a free command-line tool, to do this If your images are sequentially numbered i.e. img0001.png, img0002.png... then ffmpeg -framerate 10 -i img%04d.png -crf 20 -pix_fmt yuv420p ...
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By which software/website this animated video was created?

As for video editing, this is pretty straightforward. The frame and the flowers are simply an image that has an alpha channel applied to it to make the contents of the frame opaque. The images in the ...
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Corrupt MP4 [recording interrupted]

You may also, to save yourself trouble, check to see the data is even there first. The file size being 1.21 GB, does that sound correct for the time until you lost power? I bring this up because some ...
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