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

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Software for cutting/resizing/joining videos?

I need a free software for Windows Vista that can split my videos, merge them and resize the resolution. These are the features I need. Features like conversion from one format to another would be ...
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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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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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Why has the file size increased when converting AVI -> WMV?

I had some home movie footage that I saved as a 75MB AVI file back in the mid/late 90s. Today, I used Windows Live MovieMaker to make a two and a half minute clip from the original AVI. It has ...
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Cutting MKV files without recompression

I'd like to cut out clips from an .mkv video. How can I do that, without recompressing the file?
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Minor video editing on Linux. How it's better to do it?

[Imagine] I have a compressed video file. How it's better to slightly change it? What software should I use? Examples of tasks: Make the video slowdown on some moment + draw a circle or freehand ...
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ffmpeg buffer overflow when trying video overlay

I am trying to overlay a video onto another video by using filter_complex. But it doesn't do overlay properly and says 'Buffer queue overflow'. It works fine if I remove delay by not using -itsoffset. ...
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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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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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Still possible to extract video clip between bookmarks in VLC 1.1.3?

According to this blog post, back in 2007 or so VLC used to have the convenient ability to extract the clip between two bookmarks. This would be phenomenally useful, but I don't see any sort of "...
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Which software and tools should I use to create software presentation like this one?

I want to create a screen captured audio (microphone) - video presentation of my software. So i'm looking for best screencasting softwares out there which should allow me to edit recorded audio and ...
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What program can I use to make animated videos with Mac?

I've seen a lot of these cool info-diagram style voice-over videos like this one for Google Plus One: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAyUNI3_V2c&feature=player_embedded What types of tools ...
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What do I need to know when building a Video Editing Workstation?

I want a new workstation with some super duper hardware. I'm planning for this to be a purpose-built video editing station, and I don't know quite where to start! What should I look for when building ...
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Mosaicing video frames into a panorama

I have some video footage I've shot using a dolly with the camera rotated 90 degrees to the right. Which gives me a sideways tracking shot of a background. Does there exist some kind of software I can ...
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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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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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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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is it possible to trim a video file in linux without creating a copy and while watching video file

I realize this is a tall order and may not be possible yet. I would like to be able to trim off the watched portion of the video file on long video files (such as the olympics) to save disk space. I ...
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problems encoding 1080p60fps MTS files with ffmpeg to DNxHD proxy; plays too slow in NLE compositor window.

I was advised to encode my HD files with ffmpeg to DNxHD proxy with 220M bitrate rather then 45M so the image doesnt have too much artifacts. I reduced the framerate to 29.97 fps when I encoded the ...
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High quality video frame grab under Linux

There is a software (I suppose there are more) under Windows, which claims to take high quality frameshots from videos, called Moment I suppose it works in a way that it takes a set of consecutive ...
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Is Cinelerra available on Mac OS? [closed]

Cinelerra is available for Linux, and from quick searches it seems to have at least been ported to Mac at one point. I have looked in the Macports repos but don't see anything. Is this available for ...
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How can I crop a 16:9 video to 4:3, cutting off the edges?

I've got a 720p video, that contains a picture that's only 4:3, so the edges left and right stay empty/black. I want to cut of the left and right so that video is 4:3. How do I do this in Windows? ...
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Is there a tool which can resume video conversion?

I'm using Handbrake for converting and resizing my video files, but other users come and close my video conversion process. There is no resume facility in the software. Because of this, I just have ...
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How to use “Join Clip” in iMovie'09?

I have been using iMovie'09 for two days only. I need to edit some videos and make a DVD for a friend. It happens to me that I want to join two clips together to form one continuous clip, so when I ...
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How can I split a large video files?

I have a TV set that allows me to plug in a USB hard drive and will play movies in it. It supports a surprisingly wide range of codecs, but as I learned yesterday (the ugly way), while it'll play ...
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Automatic scene detection

I'm looking for a program which is able to split movie into parts depending on a scene change. So if movie consists of forest landscape and fishes in aquarium then I want to get two movies: the first ...
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Looking Adobe Premier / Sony Vegas alternatives ! [closed]

I'm thinking about going amateur-ish into video editing, and before I start wasting hundreds of bucks, I'd like to learn a bit. I can work pretty well with VirtualDub, AviDemux and Handbrake. But I'm ...
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How can I join WMV files in Windows?

How can I easily join video files with WMV extension in Windows?
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Can't insert video into timeline in Premiere Pro?

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 placed the video into the source ...
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exporting clip in Final Cut Pro X or related video editing software on Mac

I'm using Final Cut Pro X to edit a 1 hour long video. I made individual clips from it in Final Cut Pro X and I want to save just these clips, some of which are only 5 mins long. How can I do this? ...
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Program to join TS videos using command line

I have a need to join .ts video files. I know of http://www.ffprojects.net/tssplitter/ which works very well, but as far as I can tell it is GUI only. I need to be able to do this from the command ...
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Video Editing Software for Windows OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Very simple video editor I want to modify the text inside video, can anyone please recommend the software which can modify the frame of video? I am using windows operating ...
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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 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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ffmpeg to split mp4 file into segments… after first segment, audio unsynced

Nb: I incorrectly asked this question at stackoverflow I've used the ffmpeg command line shown in this question to split MKV files perfectly for a long time. Now i have some MP4 files that i'd like ...
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fade in png with transparency into an mp4 video

I am trying to overlay a png file with transparency into an mp4 video the original video is 20sec and I want to overlay the transparent png from 00:10 to 00:20 of the original video, with the 00:10 - ...
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Video concatenating, with overlay

I have a video recorded from a gopro which is split into 3 parts as the maximum filesize is reached after about 17 minutes and the gopro automatically splits it into multiple parts. I also have a ...
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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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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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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 "crop=...
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Avidemux changes colors in my video?

I'm just using avidemux to crop some video that has black borders, but for some reason, the colors change horribly the minute Avidemux gets hold of the footage. Before: During: After: The ...
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Change the Resolution of .wmv Video

I have a .wmv file that I am trying to upload to Vimeo. The resolution of the video is 1280 x 960, but Vimeo prefers 1280 x 720. How can I change the resolution of the video to meet this guideline?
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Avidemux, play only selection?

I am trying to use Avidemux to create a clip from a larger video. I can select position A and position B, but I do not see a way to simply play only what I have selected. To answer a question ...
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How can I merge AVI movies at 16:10 aspect ratio and maintain the aspect ratio in the output?

I recorded a bunch of 1680 x 1050 (16:10 aspect ratio) videos, and I want to merge them into a single video. I've been using Windows Live Movie Maker, but this only supports two aspect ratios: 16:9 ...
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How do I remove portions of a video that are unchanged?

I have about 36 hours of screen capture of computer usage for internal training purposes. It would be very useful if I was able to strip out the sometimes-minutes-long idle periods. I'd be ...
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Mac video editors - Where are they? [closed]

For the life of me I can't find a video editor for Mac OS X that can edit the major formats. I switched recently. I used to use TMPGEnc Xpress 4 on Windows. It accepts any format and I can cut and ...
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Free adept video editing software?

Yes, this is another of countless free video editing software questions, but none of the others seems to fit my needs. I have a problem, as the softwares in the answers look very complex and almost ...
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Script for cutting videos based on edit list

I have a bunch of game footage from my soccer team's season and I've assigned each of my teammates one game to watch and write down the time intervals where highlights occur. Now instead of having ...
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What software can I use to computer-generate voiceover for videos?

In this YouTube video, some kind of software is used for generating the voiceover. I'm using Windows 7. Is there any software available which does this kind of voiceover – but maybe in better quality?...
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Aspect ratio of video sliced with FFmpeg unintentionally changes

I am trying to extract a small part from a larger video without changing the codecs, resolution or something else. Therefore, I use FFmpeg with the following settings. ffmpeg -vcodec copy -acodec ...