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Does repeatedly saving a video degrade its quality?

MP4 isn't an ideal format for intermediate saves. If you know you'll be re-opening the file, save it as losslessly as practicable, and use MP4 only for the final output. That said, depending on the ...
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Replacement for Windows Live Movie Maker for combining images and audio (Windows 10)?

It can be made directly on the YouTube website. Look at the "Upload" page at the bottom-right corner:
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Does repeatedly saving a video degrade its quality?

Yes. Every time you "save" video in video-editor, you will re-render it with codec. Most codecs lose some video information for compression. So, every time you will lose some more information.
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How do I use the transitions in Davinci Resolve 17?

You drag the transitions from the Toolbox in the Effects Library (Click the Effects Library at the top left of the Resolve interface if you don't see the Toolbox) over the two video clips. One thing ...
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How do I edit a video clip without increasing size?

The file gets bigger because the encoder struggles to keep the quality of the resulting file as close to the same as the original as possible. AviDemux allows you to cut out parts of a video file ...
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How to manage exports when editing lots of videos?

The straight forward way to go about it is to use Adobe Premiere. It's probably the most widely used video editing software currently (read: a lot of third party plugins, massive amount of free ...
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How to manage exports when editing lots of videos?

I would suggest you take a look at DaVinci Resolve 14 and see if it can cover what you need. It depends on what editing you need to do as there aren't much in the way of filters available in the free ...
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Recommendations on Video Editors similar to Movie Maker

Avid just came out with a free version of Media Composer, looks very capable. "It's a fact that over 95% of all mainstream movies released in 2016 were edited on Media Composer. And so were most TV ...
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Easier Way To Narrate Over Paused Frame?

There is a simple Video editing suite called Camtasia.It is not free but you can try out the trial,If you like it you can purchase it. It has an "Extend Frame" feature (also available in 7th version) ...
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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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Export EDL from Movie Maker WLMP (Windows Live Media Project)

A WLMP file can be opened as an xml. Save a copy of the project changing the extension to XML. Convert XML to CSV using one of various free converters available online. Open the CSV file as a ...
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Decimating files in Moviemaker

You can use ffmpeg, a free command-line tool, to do this: ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -vf "select=not(mod(n\,30)),setpts=N/FRAME_RATE/TB" -r 30 out.mp4 -vf specifies a video filterchain i.e. a sequence of ...
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Does repeatedly saving a video degrade its quality?

Yes. By definition, any time you save an audio or video file using a LOSSY compression scheme, you will lose something (by definition). Now, modern codecs have been getting better at minimizing ...
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Does repeatedly saving a video degrade its quality?

If the codec is not lossless, such as Quicktime Animation Codec; true lossless, then yes. But if you are using a good encoder, I would gather even after 100 generations of degredation would you be ...
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