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

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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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Split Up a Video Using FFMPEG through Scene Detection

I saw this thread, which almost exactly does what I want, but I'm actually looking for splitting on scene detection. Automatically split large .mov video files into smaller files at black frames ...
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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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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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video editing tool to color overlay a specific part

I have downloaded a video from YouTube. But the publisher has put some link (their twitter and facebook) for promotional purpose. The links keeps coming up through out the video in the black area (up ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Video/Animated GIF advanced frame editor?

What sort of application could I use for example if I had a 5 minute video or an animated GIF with 50 frames, and I wanted to basically Photoshop replace an object, say a person's head, with another ...
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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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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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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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Joining webm videos under Linux

How can I concatenate several .webm files (e.g. downloaded from youtube) into a single file? I've tried a simple cat followed by "mencoder -forceidx -oac copy -ovc copy ..." - didn't work. I'm using ...
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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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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 ...
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Blur a moving area in a movie on Mac OS X

Note, there's already a question on this regard, but it's totally useless. I need to blur, or put a small opaque mask to a moving object on a movie I took, I am using Mac OS X. Clearly, I don't want ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Unable to watch a high resolution and high frame rate video

I have a video of a tennis match whose Resolution = 1280 * 720 Codec = H264 Frame rate = 50fps (Copy paste from info given by totem media player) My laptop is not powerful enough to play ...
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Getting a DVD into Windows Live Movie Maker

I really enjoy using Windows Live Movie Maker to preform basic edits on my home videos. Recently, I've been given some older home videos that were taken using a Canon DC-210, which is one of those ...
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Properties!Details (run-time length)

When you take clips and turn them into computer playable files, whether .TS or .MOV or .MPG, .MP4, .VOB, etc., do you as the producer actually manually write into some field in a "Details" section of ...
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What tools are available to create videos from pngs?

I have multiple series of images that I want to transform into video. The images and series have the following characteristics: .PNG format. Video format not important, so long as it is popularly ...
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How can I run a video stream backwards in Sony Vegas Studio?

How do I flip a video stream, making it effectively appear to run backwards? For example, I've got a 6 second video stream. I cut it at 2, 4, 6, so I've got now 3 seperate streams with 2 seconds ...
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Automated paste one word at a time?

Has anyone seen some copy/paste software with the feature to paste one word at a time? I am filming a demonstrative video and want it to appear I am typing a long-winded canned product description. ...
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Convert a video to black and white using avidemux on Ubuntu

I have a small video that I would like to convert to black and white. I'm on Ubuntu, and I've avidemux installed. I will be OK if it can be done with some other software if not avidemux; basically, ...
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Issues splitting a video into multiple, less than 10 second parts when using FFmpeg

I am trying to split a video into multiple parts, however, when I set segment size to less than 10 seconds, it generates segments of 10 seconds. It works if the segment size is greater than 10 ...
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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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Apply fadeout effect to video at multiple places

I have a video of 12 seconds, frame rate is 30 frames per second. I want to apply fade out effect to video on multiple places, for example from second 3rd to 4th and from second 7th to 8th. Have a ...
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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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Changing video speed without transcoding/reencoding?

I have a few (XviD) videos that I want to play on a standalone DVD player. The thing is that I can’t stand watching videos at normal speed and prefer to watch them sped up some (~1.3x ~ 1.8x). When ...
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How to create a slow motion version of an MTS / AVCHD movie on OS X?

I have an MTS file recorded at 60pfs. I want to save a version of it that's playing at 1/2 speed with 30fps, which I can e.g. upload to Youtube for such slow motion playback there. How can I do that ...
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What programs to use for Animated Cartoon Video

I want to make a video similar to this one, which includes a lot of animation and text (click to view): But what software would you use for this? Would Illustrator + After Effects be enough?
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Progressively Accelerate Video with ffmpeg

I'm currently trying to make a time lapse video. This can be done fine with iMovie, however, I'm having one simple issue. Is there any way to accelerate a video progressively with any open source ...
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Tool for remixing audio channel of a video

I am looking for an online service or freeware tool that can remix the audio channel of my video. More specifically I am looking for an easy one-time way to add background music to my video - but ...