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

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How can I change containers without losing quality?

Trying Premiere Pro but can't seem to let me import .mkv or .mp4... So, I wonder if it's possible to just change containers without losing any quality at all. Let's say a .mov container? Video is ...
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AVI editing - cutting out keyframes

I know a little about video editing, and how keyframes work and how important they are. My question is this: I need to cut part of a video out with precise edits in-between. I know I can easily make ...
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Show text over videos for specific time

Easiest way to add Overlay Text over Videos (avi,mp4 etc)? So far I have tried MS PowerPoint 2010 to add text over video but i don't see any options to show text for specific time. Plus the output ...
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Adding audio to video file using melt

I have a video file say 'myvideo.wmv' of 2 minutes length, which does not have audio inside it. I have an audio file, say 'voice.mp3', of 16 seconds length. I want to add audio to 'myvideo.wmv' using ...
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Removing audio from video file using melt command

I have a video file that I am able to play using command melt video1.wmv I want to construct a melt command to play video only, I dont want audio of video1.wmv I tried to follow manual page of ...
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How to use an image as title using MLT/melt video editing tool?

I'm just beginning to use the MLT/melt command-line tool to edit some pretty simple videos. I found how to join several video clips, how to set a fade transition between the different clips, the only ...
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How to join a image after last frame of a video using melt/MLT

How do I join a image to video using melt command or MTL framework? I tried melt video1.wmv video2.png -consumer avformat:output.wmv this command do my task but output video shows image frame for ...
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How to split videos with FFmpeg and -segment_times option?

I try to split a video with FFmpeg and the -segment_times option like it's shown in this FFmpeg ticket. But it's not working, the error output isn't helpful and the resulting output is a single ...
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Automatically split large .mov video files into smaller files at black frames (scene changes)?

I have 65 .mov video files named tape_01.mov, tape_02.mov, ..., tape_65.mov. Each is about 2.5 hours long and takes up many gigabytes. They are digital copies of what were VHS tapes (my family's ...
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Join AVI and WMV into an AVI

I have a WMV files and two AVI files I need to concatenate into one video file as an AVI file. What the quickest and easiest way to do this on OSX?
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pasting audio from one video file to another with a known time offset

I have two video files that also have audio tracks. I would like to copy the audio track of one file to the other with a 5000msec time offset. The only problem is that the video files does not have ...
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How can I remove multiple segments from a video using FFmpeg?

I am trying to delete a few sections of a video using FFmpeg. For example, imagine if you recorded a show on television and wanted to cut out the commercials. This is simple with a GUI video-editor; ...
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Remove beginning and end from multiple MP4 files in bulk

I have several 100 videos that I need to remove the first 20 seconds and the last 30 seconds of. Obviously not practical to do this one at a time. Can I automate this somehow, maybe in an OS X ...
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Good video viewing software [closed]

I am looking for a good, professional quality video viewing package. I have tried Intervideo but it hung my mouse the last time I tried it, and in general it seems to be pretty unstable. Usually I ...
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ffmpeg - concatenating two MP4 files results in bad output file

I generated two MP4 files - a five-second intro file, which is created by the script below, and the main video (about one minute long) is created by screen-cast-omatic, both in MP4 format. When I ...
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Cropping video to different parts with same bitrate in ffmpeg

I am trying to crop a video clip (originally 960 by 540) in two 4 parts (top-left, top-right, etc..) and I use this command below (with of course corrext x/y positions): ffmpeg -i mov_a.m4v -vf ...
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premiere pro can't insert video into timeline

EDIT: Nevermind, found the answer. I am using Premiere Pro CS5 and I edited a video in After Effects CS6, rendered it as a .avi file, imported the .avi file into Premiere Pro and that worked. I then ...
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Find video file position using an image match

What would be the best tool / method to automatically find a position from an video file, where the frame approximately matches* a given image? Basically, a command to: "Find the position where ...
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What computer spec would be good video editing [closed]

I wanna buy a computer to use it as website/graphic design also a little video editing (After Effects). I still not sure about choosing between laptop or desktop. So what spec would do the job for ...
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Inserting Chapters / Cue Points / Bookmarks DURING video capture [closed]

I'm interested in using a camcorder to capture several hours of video footage to a computer. The overwhelming majority of the footage will be totally useless, and so I anticipate it being somewhat of ...
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FFmpeg x264 Encode Settings

My new Canon Vixia HF G30 video camera has an option to encode directly to 35 Mbit/sec Mp4 at 1080p60 and it does a nice job. I primarily use it to record my daughter's high school basketball games. ...
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Fixing an unmuxed image/jpeg stream from webcam using gstreamer

I made a broken footage using the following pipeline: gst-launch-1.0 v4l2src ! filesink location=encode.mjpeg Somehow gstreamer can still play it back: gst-launch-1.0 filesrc location=encode.mjpeg ...
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Downloading only some pieces of a torrent file

I was downloading a video file using BitTorrent 7.8 and when the file was downloaded fully i get 3-4 sec (about 106 frames, i counted them using vlc frame by frame method) video that is partially ...
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overlay a sample video with alpha channel over another video in gstreamer

I want to play 2 video files using a GStreamer pipeline on my screen. The first video is without an embedded alpha channel and I want the second video with an embedded alpha channel to be overlaid ...
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Is it possible to import MKV file with chapters in PowerDirector?

I'm trying to figure out how to import an MKV file in Cyberlink PowerDirector is that possible? is it possible to work out with the chapters like deleting some of them, or changing start/end time? If ...
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Put loudness of many video files to the same level

I have a bunch of video files, and in some videos the sound is loud, in the others—not. So a user has to change the volume of her player when she watches these videos in the playlist. I want to ...
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Rotate a Video 90 degrees

I have a camera that records video. We thought it would auto-sense that it was sideways, but if it had... I wouldn't be here. Windows comes with Movie Maker, that does this... but it saves the file ...
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dividing a video clip by 4 areas

I am working on a program that can playback a video clip in 4 phones. For this I need to supply each phone with a part of the video clip. Lets say I have a 1080p clip and I have 4 phones. Then I want ...
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How to create a composition of movies?

Suppose I have got two videos (AVI format if that matters), say movie1.avi and movie2.avi. movie1.avi has a framerate of 10fps. movie2.avi also has a framerate of 10fps, but has been speed up ...
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When encoding a video, is there a way to know the resulting file size in advance?

Is there a way to know how large your resulting file size will be before your video is finished encoding? BTW: I am using Microsoft Expression Encoder.
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VLC to put 2 videos together, output video has glitchy playback and seeking

I am trying to put two videos together (one after the other) using VLC. I did manage to get an output video with both original videos concatenated(That was hard enough to figure out!), but the output ...
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Tool to fix audio sync for small portion of video file

I am trying to fix an audio sync issue for a video file that is off by a second from the 25th-26th minutes of a 30 minute file. I have looked at a few different tools such as avidemux etc. I see ...
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Cinelerra: how do I add comments to media clips (resources window)?

I have imported some clips, which are named MOV001, MOV002, etc. If I switch the Resources window view mode to "text", I can see there are two columns: Title and Comments. I can't figure out how to ...
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How to batch insert same clip scene at the beginning of multiple videos?

Well, it has been a few days researching on a suitable auto or semi-automatic way of mass merging files this way. Basically, what I want to achieve is inserting the same clip, before a bunch of other ...
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OS X 10.8 any way to remove stretched light frames from a stabilized video?

I stabilized my video with Motion 5. The problem is it was taken with slow shutter so when the camera moved, the light in the frame are stretched and defaced. Stabilized it just looks like the ...
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Software Which Enables Checking Folders In And Out [closed]

It will be easier if I explain what I would use it for than explaining what it does. I am part of a student television and we have several editing pcs. At the moment the structure we have with all ...
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Rotate MP4, and change dimensions

I have an MP4 video that was filmed on my Android phone, but the guy filmed it holding my phone some weird way. When viewing it in QuickTime I have to rotate my laptop 90 degrees and then I will see ...
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Allow multiple instances of Handbrake

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Handbrake on Windows 7 (video encoding application)? I have a 32 thread system and I think it would be more efficient to encode 2-3 movies at the same ...
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Partial video editing without transcoding

is it possible to do partial edits to each frame of video (e.g. adding a logo) without transcoding? And save video with the same format? I mean, pixel positions of each frame are calculable; so is it ...
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ffmpeg's select-filter generates unwanted black frames

I want to cut a video by frames with ffmpeg. What I came up with so far is ffmpeg -i P2.mp4 -vf "fps,setpts='PTS-STARTPTS',select='gte(n\,20)*lte(n\,30)',crop='600:430:100:650',scale='280:-1'" ...
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Trimming videos - quicktime vs. mplayer/ffmpeg stack

I have several mp4 video files (H.264, AAC) from which I want to trim a few seconds at the beginning and the end. I used Quicktime Player 7 and MPEG Streamclip for this. The generated files are a bit ...
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Create DVDs from squared pixel videos without losing definition

I have to create a couple of DVDs using a bunch of videos that are already created. These videos have all the following specifications: Resolution: 1280 x 720 Format: .mov (I believe using de H.264 ...
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Cinerella linux video editor binaries? Can't compile

I can't compile Cinerella 4.4. Last messages I get from the compiler are below. 1) How can fix the compilation? Seems like some GCC or lib incompatibility. I use Ubuntu 12.10. 2) Can I get Cinerella ...
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How to select 1 hour video clip from multiple folders using VLC

I have different collection of video training and I would like to select 1 hour or 30 min video, which can have multiple clips, based on the duration, it may not be exactly 30 min. Is it possible to ...
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Accurate and reliable movie editing with avconv

I'm trying to perform movie editing in an automated way with avconv. It is made in two steps: extract some parts of an input movie: concatenate the parts to form an output movie: I tried some ...
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link media wizard in adobe premiere cannot be found?

When you open an old Adobe Premier project and some of the videos have moved around on your hard drive you will get a dialog box open and for each file you will get a popup asking you find the file ...
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Extracting images from video in 1 minute intervals

I would like to extract images from a video Exp01.avi, the video is 24fps and 25 minutes long. I want the images to be extracted from the video after every 1 minute interval. Please someone tell me ...
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Linux - Cut video from end position

I have been looking at different video cutting command line tools for Linux and I can't seem to find any which supports the operation of cutting a video from the end. For example, i have 10 videos ...
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Can I reduce loss of quality when streching a video? (Sony Vegas)

I have some very low resolution footage (256x192, 4:3). I stretch it using pan/crop but I keep the aspect ratio. The end result is a 1280x720 with that footage in the middle and personalized side bars ...
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Multiple video filters in FFmpeg

I want to add a PNG watermark and then scale my video. I may add more filters. This is my FFmpeg command. sweb@sweb-laptop:/tmp$ ffmpeg -i Wildlife.wmv -sn -acodec libvorbis -vcodec libvpx -b:a 128k ...