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Is it possible to "Blur a Transparent Background" in Adobe After Effects?

It's not possible. A generic blur effect relies on a function which smooths out pixel values within a specified radius. A mask combines the value of a pixel in the top layer with the pixel of the ...
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What is this effect's name? And how would I be able to do it in Sony Vegas?

Search Google for "light leaks". Here's free collection: http://vegasaur.com/free-light-leaks How to use: Place the desired light leak clip on the track above your video and set track's compositing ...
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How to de-flicker (anti-flicker) video?

Wow, I have found interesting solution: Method 1 (bad approach): duplicate main video streams and put over the main stream, just off-seting them 1 frame after change the opacity of the top video to ...
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How to copy markers and regions between projects in Vegas Pro

It's a little counter-intuitive that Vegas Pro will not copy/paste markers and regions, but this is doable and it's not too difficult. Here are the following steps to merge project A with project B ...
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How to make Sony Vegas Pro 13 work on a 4K display

There's apparently a hack which alters the Vegas executable to solve this problem. There's a setting of dpiAware in the application manifest which falsely tells Windows that Vegas is DPI aware and ...
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Different luminosity between preview and render on Sony Vegas 13

I believe I have a solution. Render the video, put it into Vegas again and apply "Sony Levels" with "Computer RGB to Studio RGB". Worked for me.
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What exactly does the video rendering quality option do in Sony Vegas Pro?

This is the explanation for the four quality modes, as provided by Vegas tech support long ago: Quality: Best Scaling: bi-cubic/integration Field Handling: on Field Rendering: on (...
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60fps and 30fps clips exported into one file?

Export to 30p. 29.97 to be exact if there is the option. Exporting at 60fps is only going to bloat the file size (twice as many frames) per second-- if it's 60p and not 60i of data to encode. ...
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Different luminosity between preview and render on Sony Vegas 13

Vegas 15 has Finally fixed these issues with the new ACES 1.0 support. To render perfect colors for video AND stills you must ensure the following project project properties are as followed. https://...
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How to open MP4 container video with mp42 codec in Vegas Pro?

mp42 is the container ID, which Mediainfo wrongly calls a codec id. It refers to MPEG-4 Part 14 spec for containers. XDCAM is actually a Sony variant of MPEG-2 video. I've worked with XDCAM natively ...
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Delete background, change color of video

You can also use DaVinci Resolve. First node: You can use a qualifier to get the basic outline of Dr. Manhattan (not the glow around him, but the darker blue parts). Second node: You can feed one ...
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Render settings for DVD in Vegas Pro

Use variable bitrate to cut down on filesize 4 GB / 65 min = 8.2 Mb/s which is in the norm for DVD quality so fixed bitrate should be fine. The max DVD data bitrate is 10.08 Mb/s anyway.
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How to fix invisible image cropping in Vegas Pro

The easiest way to fix this is to right-click on the pan/crop area and select Match Output Aspect.
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Sony Vegas pro 15: Can not move Image in Pan/Crop

Use the track motion where you can move and resize images
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If I delete a video from my computer after I've imported it, will it delete from the video I'm editing?

According to the on-line manual page 57 of this commercial software this is only true if you: have selected the Copy media with project checkbox and Clicked the Save button for all your projects! If ...
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If I delete a video from my computer after I've imported it, will it delete from the video I'm editing?

Unlike some other editing tools, Vegas does not convert imported video into its own intermediate format, but works directly with what you have. Importing means Vegas knows about these clips and has ...
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Sony Vegas Pro 12 - 4/3 video wrongly considered as 16/9

I did not manage to solve the source problem, but I found how to overcome the consequences. It is indeed possible to edit the aspect ratio of the rendered video using ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i <...
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Sony Vegas - render allowing source to adjust frame rate?

I just wrote a nice detailed answer but somehow I deleted the draft. To save time, the simple explanation (EDIT: I haven't gotten this from experience; I'm just going off what people have told me in ...
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Is it possible make in Vegas Pro?

It is possible but animations are much better suited for a speciality program like After Effects. Vegas on its own will only provide you basic video effects and nothing close to animations like these.
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Frame transition in sony vegas

I believe that the effect used for both the zoom in the beginning and the multiple vertical frames later on is the effect 'BlurMoCurves'. It's part of Sapphire OFX plugins and can be installed (and ...
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Export Markers From Vegas Studio 14?

After some experimenting it's clear this is a feature only available in Vegas Pro (Edit or better). Thankfully there is a trial version which I was able to use to confirm this is the case.
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Is it possible to ripple edit Adobe Premier?

Yes, you can use the Ripple Edit Tool. See here (Tools panel and Options panel section)
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Problems opening 3GP files in Sony Vegas 12 64bit

I finally got back in working order by also installing AviDemux and Quicktime. CONCLUSION: Vegas is capable of opening 3GP files AS LONG it has the right codecs, which Quicktime seems to supply when ...
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How do i stretch an image like this in a video on sony vegas pro 13?

First off, welcome! I would like to state that in the future you should make you questions a bit more detailed. From what I understand you either want to (1) stretch the image to remove the black ...
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How to stop Sony AVC/MVC encoder from adding 4:3 aspect ratio to 16:9 videos?

In project properties, set your pixel aspect ratio to 1.333 as well. Furthermore, make sure that when you right-click a video on your timeline that both resample is disabled, and try fiddling around ...
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How to make rendering loop selections work in Movie Studio Platinum 13?

Oh, I found it myself and leaving the answer here in case someone else will get confused by this because the solution is not obvious. I was setting the checkbox here: but if I use "Advanced options",...
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Sony Vegas Movie Studio Platinum Suite 12.0 - 21:9 / 2560x1080

YouTube does not natively support 21:9 aspect ratios. If you upload a 2560x1080 video, it will scale the video down to 1920x1080 and letterbox it (put black bars top and bottom). You are better off ...
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How to import many .MOV files to Sony Vegas?

This is a known problem. Quicktime for Windows is 32-bit only, and that presents a memory ceiling for the QT handler/decoder. What's worked for me, including in a current project, where I'm working ...
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Delete background, change color of video

One way to achieve cutting out the background is by using after effects and rotoscoping Dr. Manhattan out - there are many tutorials online on how to rotoscope. Adobe After Effects CS5- Rotoscope with ...
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Is it possible to "Blur a Transparent Background" in Adobe After Effects?

You won't be able to create a clip that can 'blur any layer underneath' when placed in other applications. You can just blur assets from within AE and export them out.
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