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How can I change all pixels of one color to another color in a picture?

I have an image which looks like this: However, the yellow line needs to be red and the cyan line needs to be green. I have Paint and IrfanView. How can I change the colors of the yellow and cyan ...
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blur face on a video file

does anyone know how can i blur a moving face on video file?
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Adding watermarks/logos to videos in mencoder

How do I add a watermark or logo to a video using mencoder?
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On the fly volume compression (waveform capping) for VLC or OS X

I'm looking to impose a hard limit on a movie. In particular when I have earbuds in and a reasonable volume set, loud or sudden sounds (gun shot, dramatic sound effects, gun fire, etc) are loud enough ...
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TIF opens via IE, but not within a page

I have a picture: http://www.kconnolly.net/Gallery/Panoramas/Mountainscapes/DSCN2049_stitch_sm.tif Which loads fine when I paste it into my address bar. However, when I embed it within a Page, I get ...
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How can I easily correct slight rotational misalignment in scanned images

I've got a whole lot of scanned images (> 500) the majority of which were scanned with the paper not completely square. They need to be rotated about 1-5 degrees to be aligned again. Is there any ...
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Automatically remove all music from mp3 talk show

Is there a tool that can automatically remove the music sections of a given mp3 file so only the talking part is left? This would create a better listening experience when listening to the file on my ...
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transform a trapezium into a rectangle

I use my iPhone to capture a painting. However, the angle was not perfect, so instead of getting a straight rectangle, I get a trapezium. However, I want to transform this trapezium back into a ...
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Rotate image with open office 3.2

I import a picture into an open office document from file. However, I cannot figure out how to rotate image in open office 3.2 writer. Is there any way to do that?
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How do I batch process RAW images based on EXIF data in Photoshop?

I use Photoshop to batch convert my RAW files to JPG. With my particular camera lens, if I open the aperture all the way to F1.7, there is noticeable vignetting; images where the aperture is stopped ...
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Software to read characters from picture [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Image to Text converter Here's why I need this software: I have a lot of screenshots taken of my tool; I need to read the user names and passwords from those ...
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Software to clean up photos of whiteboards and documents?

I take a lot of photos of whiteboards, blackboards, and so on for teaching purposes (examples online through May 2010). I'm interested in cleaning them up for archival purposes, preferably using ...
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How can I use the Band Pass Filter in GarageBand?

What I want to do: I have a music WAV file and want to put a Band Pass Filter over it, to filter out anoying high frequencies. I was reading on the net that there is a "AuBandPass" plugin in Mac OS ...
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how do i computationally slice an audio file into small samples?

i need to cut audio files into small samples of even length. What i need is basically a batch processor for audio which does it, and names the slices numerically. i'm on os x and found Audio Splitter, ...
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Batch Conversion of PaperPort MAX Files

I've got a library of MAX files from an old Visioneer Scanner that used ScanSoft PaperPort. I don't have the PC that I used to scan them anymore, and I don't have the CD for PaperPort. Does anyone ...
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Image Resizing by Slicing

I while ago I read an excellent treatise on resizing images without visible aspect distortion, using an intelligent slicing algorithm. I even found a Gimp plugin to do this, but I have completely ...
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Windows software for creating HDR images?

What is the best software (free/paid) available for creating HDR images?
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Photoshop: HSL Color picker plugin?

Is there a plugin that can let Photoshop use a HSL color picker, rather than HSV (which Adobe calls HSB)? In other words, any/all of the following locations could have an HSL option: Or perhaps a ...
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Rotate a MP4 file, while preserving codec and quality attributes

I need to rotate a MP4 video by 90 degrees. There is software like Free Video Flip and Rotate available that does this but produces an AVI file. Do you have any suggestions for a software to produce ...
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How to convert poor quality bitmap image to vector?

I'm designing a website for a group which has lost the original digital image for their logo. The only file they have of it is a jpg which was embedded into a word document. The image has everything ...
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How can I batch convert SVG files containing text to PDF files (specifically on CentOS 5.3 x86_64)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert an SVG to a PDF on Linux I would like to programatically convert SVG files to PDF files. However, the SVG files contain text that must be searchable in ...
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How to automate photoshop from the command line

I have a tool which writes some tags to a photo. On some photos it fails, and for those I want to open them in photoshop, and resave it with maximum quality (jpeg). Ideally I would like to do that ...
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Image filter that spits out pi [closed]

I've seen this before but I forgot what's its called. Does anyone know of software that takes a picture and spits out an image of the number pi, ie. 3.14... not the symbol? It basically kinda looks ...
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Convert color photos of documents to good black-and-white (bitonal) images?

Since I don't have a copier or scanner, I'm using an 8 megapixel camera to copy documents. This works pretty well except they need a lot of processing afterward. I'd like to get from a photo to a ...
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How do I resize images without a loss in quality?

I have a number of JPEG images with a resolution of 2010 x 1080. I want to create an index page for these images which has smaller versions of the originals that I can zoom in on. I tried to do this ...
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Free tool to extract objects from photos

Is there a free tool that's good at extracting objects from photos? It has to work on linux For instance, extracting a person from a photograph.
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Improving the quality of badly recorded sound files

I have an audio file with a very bad recording (recording was made in very noisy conditions, at a conference). My recorder was too far from the speakers. Do you have any idea about how to improve ...
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Creating Apple iPhone/iPod-Like Icons

What is the best way to create apple iPhone/iPod shaped icons, ideally there should be a website that you can upload images to and have an them shaped to the default shape, etc. Does this exists? ...
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Multitrack editing for radioplay/podcast software request

I am currently working on editing a live audio production in audacity and I'm finding that cutting this up is rather time intensive. I'm looking for a piece of software that is geared more towards ...
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How can I boost the volume of my Video

I have a video that I need to pass on to some of my friends but it has very low audio volume. How can I boost the audio volume in this video so that it has a similar level as my other videos? Is ...
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Balance volume on both audio channels in a video file

I have a video file where one audio channel is much louder than the other. Could I take the louder channel and mix it with the low channel? I know it won't be stereo anymore, but mono sound on both ...
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Image Classification - Detecting an image is cartoon-like

I have a large amount of jpeg thumbnail images ranging in size from 120x90 to 320x240 and I would like to classify them as either Real Life-like or Cartoon-like. Are there any applications that will ...
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Batch movie frame extractor?

Can anyone suggest a windows applications that will extract x amount of frames from a list of movies that are imported into it. It needs to operate in batch mode. Image Grabber II .net would be ...
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Need to remove borders from multiple images

I have a few hundred family images and they were all sent to us with borders that I would like to remove. Thankfully the borders are all the same size of 20 pixels and they are all .jpg so this will ...
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Tool to convert a series of image into a single sprite sheet

Are there any known tools that can take a serie of pictures and generate a single sprite sheet from them? (ie. place all the images into a single image, one after the other). I have found some very ...
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Deleting a tag from lots of images at once in Aperture?

Aperture makes it easy to tag lost of pictures at once by just selecting all the images, and the dragging and dropping tags from the tags pallet onto the selected images. But when you need to do the ...
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Increasing loudness while using VLC-Player to copy videos

I film via a videocamera with has a microphone that unfortunatly often not loud enough. That camera stores the videos on mini DVD and at the moment I copy the videos from the camera to my computer via ...
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Best freeware to remove redeye in images? [closed]

What is the best freeware application which can remove red eye in images?
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Combine Multiple Audio Files into a single higher-quality audio File

BACKGROUND My team gave a demo to a large audience - we recorded the audio of the demo in multiple locations in the room (3) the audio was recorded using cheap laptop microphones I was not involved ...
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How can I further improve the quality of my home videos?

So now that I have found out how to deinterlace my videos, I am wondering if there is other software out there that can further help improve the quality of my videos. Some other problems I have ...
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MS Paint for Gnome

I want an MS Paint like program for GNOME. GIMP is too much for me. I find it very frustrating for the simple tasks I do (adding text, arrows and circles to screenshots to highlight different ...
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retrieving headers / comment blocks

I have a number of log files that look like this: /* header arbitrary number of lines */ blah blah blah blah Using simple Bash commands (preferably sed, not awk), how would I retrieve only the ...
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Split a Image Into Tiles

I have an image that is too large for what I am trying to do with it (I need images under 1 mega pixel). Is there an easy way to split it into several smaller images? My image is 2646x3058. I would ...
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Program to reduce image noise

Does anyone know any good free program to reduce noise in images. My camera was set on ISO auto when i took some pictures and it made some of them at ISO 1000 - 1600.
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Any free tool to change color of an image

HI, Is there any tool which can easily change color of an image? I heard of gimp. But I can't figure out how to use it to change color of an image (e.g. change the color from white to blue).
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What does the GEGL Operation in GIMP do?

I see it under the Tools menu, but I've never used it before. What does it do?
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How to edit the audio in an avi/wma video

I am creating an instructional video and I want to add some music to the intro and ending. Currently I record my video with SnagIt witch saves the video as an AVI but apparently encodes with wma. ...
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Is it possible to increase the resolution of an image without using expensive softwares?

I just wanted to know if it is possible to increase the resolution of an image (or you can say increase the quality of an image) using some simple software? If yes, then some guidelines are most ...
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Resize image by largest dimension in Photoshop

I've got tens of thousands of product images that I need to resize (constraining proportions) so that the largest dimension (height or width) is 500 pixels. The images are in all kinds of sizes, some ...
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Photoshop: Trim a photo so it contains no transparent pixels?

In Photoshop, I've put together some panorama photos using the Photomerge tool and the resulting image contains a lot of transparent pixels. Also, because it's put together of multiple photos the ...