Questions about video editing software and their related topics, not to be confused with [video-conversion].

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Bit rate reduction when converting 60fps footage into 30fps?

I'm shooting at 60fps, the result is video playing back normal speed but displaying 60fps. I then have stretched the clip so that i get 30fps playback speed with a slow motion clip twice as long as ...
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Cut off sides AND crop video on Ubuntu? [on hold]

Here is the thing, I have a video that needs a few edits: first I need to cut off the sides, the sides are not black, I just want the focus on the central part of the video. Also, the video has to ...
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Why does FFMPEG different arguments' placement create different mov clips?

I use ffmpeg to cut the first 4 seconds of a mov 14 seconds video file. This is the command I use (on Ubuntu) to create the new clip: ffmpeg -i H264_test1_Talkinghead_mov_480x360.mov -ss 0 -t 4 -c ...
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Does an SSD wear out using files stored in an external HDD?

I've an internal SSD in my MacBook Pro and I like editing videos. If I use an external HDD to store these files to work with, importing them in the video editing software, will this do the internal ...
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How can I create a side by side 3d video from an anaglyphic 3d in Sony Vegas Pro 11.0?

It would really help me.. I tryed nearly everything but it just didn't work. I want it for youtube but it only allows me to upload side by side videos.
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How to: Add Chapters, Sections, markers to video files to help direct access, skipping & fast forwarding?

How to: Add Chapters, Sections, markers to video files to help direct access, skipping/ fast forwarding? How to add “chapters” or “bookmarks” to movies? The above similar question was for Mac only, ...
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Massive artifacts introduced when clipping beginning and end of (lossy) video in OpenShot

I'm new to video editing and am attempting to do a simple 'cut off the beginning and end and add a soundtrack' job in OpenShot. The trouble I'm having is with horrendous artifacts in the exported ...
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Clipping a video (spatially) using FFMPEG

How can I clip a video spatially using FFMPEG, with no border added, and no quality degradation? So basically I just need to split the video into 4 parts to separate the videos, like the frame below:
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cut 10 sec from start and from end of video with ffmpeg

I'm trying to cut 10 sec from the begging and from end of videos. I have 150 short videos in mp4 and I want to do this in batch. I have downloaded ffmpeg (x64) and installed. When I type the command "...
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Inserting Video with Image Border into ffmpeg

I have using code: ffmpeg.exe -i 111.mp4 -vf "movie=1111.mp4[inner]; [in][inner] overlay=shortest=1:x=480:y=240 [out]" -c:v libx264 completed.mkv Insert main_video into backgroud_Video but I can ...
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Create video file with multiple audio tracks?

I have an animated movie in three different languages. The picture is exactly the same for each langauge, only the audio is different. I want to merge all these files into one, so that I have a ...
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ffmpeg - How can I cut starting precisely from a keyframe while codec copying?

Using -ss as input option together with -c:v copy might not be accurate since ffmpeg is forced to only use/split on i-frames. Though it will—if possible—adjust the start time of the stream to a ...
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FFMPEG Crossfade videos changes video resolution

I am currently using the command from this question to crossfade two videos: crossfade between 2 videos using ffmpeg My command: ffmpeg -i firstVideo.mp4 -i secondVideo.mp4 -f lavfi -i color=black -...
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Hardsubs with ffmpeg

I use this ffmpeg command for embedding my subs to videos: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -strict -2 -vf subtitles=file.srt output.mp4. And it does a good job. But the thing is the output has a huge delay at the ...
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Cutting a slice of a clip with external subtitle

I need to cut a slice of a movie including it`s subtitle which is in a separated .srt file. I`m familiar with ffmpeg -ss but it won`t copy the subtitle. I would appreciate any kind of solution.
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zoompan filter creates shaky image?

I try to perform a basic zoompan with FFmpeg. I have an input list image (.jpg 400x300) and i create slice image video (.mp4 400*300) from it, with a zoom each image. This is my command: ffmpeg -y -...
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mplayer command line video cropping

I am trying to crop a video using mplayer command. mplayer -vf crop=672:570:8:6 golf.mp4 This command gives me the preview of the video(golf.mp4) with cropped ratio but i am not sure how to save/ ...
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How do I combine videos and include blank space with ffmpeg?

Suppose I have a series of video files to combine with non-overlapping times: 1.mp4 [0:00-0:45] 2.mp4 [1:00-2:00] 3.mp4 [2:10-3:00] This example has three segments, but in general, there may be ...
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Trimming and joining media files using ffmpeg

I am trying to remove a segment (00:26:00 - 00:32:30) from a video file input.mp4. Since there is no way to do that directly using ffmpeg (as far as I know), I am instead cutting the segments which I ...
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ffmpeg time format in filter_complex

I wanted to trim video. I mean I wanted to select few sections from one video and then concat they or mix they together! I did it. But in "filter_complex" I can not type start point time format like: ...
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How to insert multi-colored text within Vegas Pro 13?

I am trying to make a simple text frame with two different colored text segments, but I cannot seem to be able to do it. I insert the first color fine, but if I change the color for the next section ...
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Automatically join or trim many video files

I have two underwater network video cameras on a deep-sea observatory that are tethered to land by a fiber optic cable and stream video data back to shore. I'd like to find a way to automatically cut ...
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Avisynth Audio Balance

I am hoping someone knows of an easy way to adjust the balance of audio channels in Avisynth. I’m trying to combine these two videos into one (yes, I know that some already exist). I threw together ...
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How to convert Adobe Premiere Elements 12 file to some other program that renders faster?

Yesterday, I used Adobe Premiere Elements 12 for the first time. I spent hours and hours carefully editing a video that is 30 mins long. Then, when I went to render (export) it to 1920x1080 30fps mp4 ...
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get timestamp of a keyframe exactly before a given timestamp with FFmpeg

I want to cut lengthy segments of a video file and then join them. But without re encoding precise cutting isn't possible as ffmpeg seeks to the key frame before my listed time stamp and cuts from ...
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Windows Movie Maker file size

I'm using ShareX to make x.264/MP4 tutorial videos in which there is very little motion. Most of the time I'm just typing and highlighting text. I'm getting reasonable file sizes. I edit the videos ...
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Overlay video with video time and/or combining images to video

I have a very long video that I want to overlay with the video time (effectively a clock counting up from 0:00:00 to the length of the video). Because I can't find any tools to do this exact task, I ...
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How to make a moving circle in Sony Vegas Pro 13? (64bit)

I am trying to learn how to make a moving circle in a still image on Sony Vegas. This may be difficult to explain, but using those two images below maybe it'll make a little more sense that way. So, ...
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Cut and Compress 4K Video?

I have a 20 second video which size in 4K which size is 125 MB. It is only about a defective electronic component so accuracy is not important. I want it much smaller. I have these options in VLC ...
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How to only export cropped part of video

I have a video and I only want a smart part of the video. I know how to crop the video so I cropped it to the part I want but then I still only can export the whole video with the cropped part and ...
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What type of encoding with Bandicam?

I using Bandicam for screen recording file is so small. What type of encoding? I want to edit product from Bandicam and save, after that file is growing 8x from 10MB to 85MB. 10 MB including audio ...
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ffmpeg merge dash cam mp4 videos with last second trimmed?

I have a dashcam (made in Taiwan), it generates videos by exactly 5 minutes and 1 second, the last 1 second is duplicate of next video first 1 second. I wanna cut the last second of each video, then ...
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How can I overlay the captured timestamp onto a video using ffmpeg in YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS format?

I am trying to overlay a timestamp (date and time when frame captured) on video frames for a stored video file using ffmpeg. This succeeds in displaying time in seconds since the beginning of the ...
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Merge 2 videos with a horizontal 10px border between them

I am using the following command to marge 2 videos side by side. ffmpeg -i left.mp4 -i right.mp4 -filter_complex "[0:v:0]pad=iw*2:ih[bg]; [bg][1:v:0]overlay=w" output.mp4 How I can give a 10px ...
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Unable to import 1080p MP4 video in Photoshop CS6 (works well with 720p)

When I import MP4 videos of 720p in Photoshop CS6 it works successfully, I mean I can see the preview. The problem occurrs with MP4 videos of 1080p: I get a green image, no pitctures at all. ...
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What is an efficient way to do a video crossfade with FFmpeg?

Doing a crossfade between two pieces of video content is actually quite complicated in FFmpeg. There is no “crossfade” filter like there is for audio. What’s an efficient way to do it?
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How do I trim a video using Handbrake?

I can't seem to figure out the solution to a very simple problem. I want to trim a video in Handbrake and keep the video as is (resolution, encoding, etc), just chop off the first few seconds, but I ...
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Fix Blank Video from Window Movie Maker on Linux?

I'm using Window Movie Maker to import DV footage from a mini DV camera, since the fire-wire card only works on windows. I want to use the files on Linux. Unfortunately, they appear to not be ...
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Complex editing with ffmpeg - Adobe Premiere replacement

I do a lot of video editing in Adobe Premiere and a certain branch of the work is very repetitive, so I was thinking maybe I could make a script to automate the process with ffmpeg. After tying ...
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FFMPEG Command to apply VHS like effect on Video

I want to apply VHS like effect on my video. Please advice me FFMPEG command for same. Thanks
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Replace segment with ambient noise in Audacity

I have an video recording where the audio part consists of people speaking and various ambient noise, where I would like to remove some of the spoken parts. I am not a sound engineer pro, but I ...
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Remove Unwanted Rotation of video when merge audio With Video Using FFMPEG

Actually I want to overwrite Audio Using Recorder Audio file into Recorded Video File.For That I am Using FFMPEG Library Project from this Link Issue: When I capture video in Portrait mode and then ...
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How to split and join without transcoding AVC/MPEG-TS video files in Windows with ffmpeg?

I am looking also for a Linux solution (in a separate question) I have two recorded video files with the extension .ts. I need to remove some part of the first, split the second, and then merge the ...
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Can't get VLC to write new file (trimming, not transcoding)

I’m trying to create a new file using VLC that is trimmed from the original. I do not wish to transcode. I'm using the command: vlc -I dummy "L:\temp\input.mp4" --start-time 71 --stop-time 74 --sout-...
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How to do a variable time scale?

I have a video where I would like to change the time scale of a video based on ratios read in from a file. I have figured out that to double the speed for an entire video I could use the setpts ...
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Fastest way to cut and remove parts of a video

I have a movie which is encoded using H264 (mp4) and is 800 MB in 720p format. I need to remove some parts of it for example remove 10:25 to 10:30 and so on. I've worked with adobe premiere buy it ...
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Lossless splitting and concatenation of video

I would like to split a video file into several video files in a way that would make it possible to recreate exactly the same original video file later. Can it be done? The videos I have have the ....
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Fraps splits recording when mousing over browser things

For some reason every time I try to record my browser games (Cards Against Humanity, Yugioh, Town Of Salem, Akinator, etc), the little black bar on the bottom appears and my recording program (in this ...
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Setting up a simple 10 Gb network for collaborative video editing

We have a team of five people working on the same video editing project (using Lightworks). Our current setup technically works, but not well: the video jiggles up and down as it plays and sometimes ...
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Extract the frame (in image format) at exactly every minute (or second) from a video (by ffmpeg)

Motivation: I would like to seek the frame, then take high quality and exact time screenshots (images) from a video. The video is length is 00:48:43.71 and 23.98 fps (we can think it is 24 fps, isn't ...