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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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Lossless cutting video (MPEG-4)

This is possible with the FFmpeg command ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -ss 0 -c copy -t 60 output.mp4. This would cut the video from the beginning -ss 0 to second 60 -t 60. Be aware that -ss is and offset ...
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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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Compare an original video with a transferred video?

There are quite a few programs that do so-called "full reference" measurement, i.e. comparing an original against a degraded signal: http://www.acceptv.com/en/products_vqa.php http://compression.ru/...
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Name of the software used for the given animation

The short film, Wildebeest was rendered in Adobe After Effects and Flash. This is the quote from an interview by the director Ant Blades. "The film is animated in Flash and AfterEffects. The main aim ...
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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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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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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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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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Lossless cutting video (MPEG-4)

Yes, it is generally possible, but with a few limitations. h.264 uses what is known as a group of pictures. A group of pictures groups multiple frames together in a way that allows for further ...
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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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VLC Alternative for fine review media with possibly frames control and detailed codec informations

I haven't used VLC as my primary player since 2007. I switched over initially to KMPlayer and then Potplayer. Potplayer allows fairly flexible splitter and codec assignment for decoding. It also ...
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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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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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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 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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Overlay an image onto live video feed

there is an other nice on-the-fly video overlay software called Clamp, which is a commercial add-on for Wowza Streaming Engine. This can read overlay instructions during a live event from a text file ...
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Adobe Media Encoder CC do not work/start/load on Win8 x64

Solution #2 (as Eric Vinyard suggested): 1. Locate file: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\SLCache\X19zbGNfZmVhdHVyZXNf­Xw==.slc 2. Open it with a text editor (may need to open it as an admin ...
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Transfer project from one application to another

There are ways to transfer projects between different video editing programs, but they are very limited. Take a look at my answer here; this question is about transfering projects between different ...
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Color Temperature, Contrast, Brightness, and Saturation

Most prosumer-level (or higher) video editing software has monitor panels which show you information about color distribution, luminace, levels and the likes. Premiere Pro for example offers a range ...
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How do I make the DoTA 2 map work in Source Filmmaker?

Its hard to say what exactly is the issue without an error message. Maybe you haven't properly exported the maps and or setup SFM for Dota 2 content. There is a nice guide here that goes through the ...
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Is there a program that can change monitor color temperature for lighting?

If you can't adjust the monitor, then send it something other than pure white. @poor already posted an answer to do this with Blender, but that seems like HUGE overkill. I would have just booted ...
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Is there a program that can change monitor color temperature for lighting?

Here is a hack. You can use Blender and the Blackbody Node of Cycles Render Engine. Following example shows a realtime viewport animation of the color temperature in kelvin: Create some geometry (e.g....
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Compare an original video with a transferred video?

Like slhck says, you can compare 2 digital video files with metrics like SSIM. Your question also asked about brightness and contrast, and other things which will depend on the physical monitor that ...
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FCP software development.

Your question is simply mistaken on multiple levels. To the best of my knowledge, there has been no announcement about an end of development of Final Cut Pro. FCPX is the current version and still ...
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Can I create a "hyperlapse" video without using After Effects?

Not professional level at all, but the app "Hyperlapse" creates hyperlapeses. Instagram brain-child.
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Advertisement Video For App

In my opinion, you're asking the wrong question. Which software they used is fairly irrelevant. What's more important is the skills and techniques they used. Do you have a background in graphic design ...
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YouTube message suggesting wrong compression settings (Wondershare Filmora)

What that message likely indicates is that the MP4 produced by Filmora does not have its MOOV box at the beginning of the file. The MOOV box has metadata about the audio and video streams contained in ...
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