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

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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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How can I slow down a video (which I use as wallpaper) so it will look more realistic?

I have an .mpg file of the Earth spinning. I use it as a background/wallpaper for my desktop. However, it spins too fast. How can I slow it down?
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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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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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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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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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How to efficiently and automatedly join video clips using short transitions?

I am looking to join a set of video clips (with audio) using some short transitions (ideally crossfade) in a straightforward, automated and efficient way. IE: ClipA ---> ClipB --> ClipC --&...
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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 seconds....
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How to replace part of audio in a video using the command line?

Part of a recorded audio contains sensitive information. I want to remove that information while keeping the video and rest of the audio intact. Ideally using command line and being able to exactly ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Is there any better idea to reverse a video and save it with and without voice? [closed]

What kind of programming language we have to use for this process or any free softwares are available ?
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How to blur vehicle plates in video files?

I would like to make all car tags in a given video unrecognizable. I know there are methods of doing this automatically, as it happens on Google Street View. Is there any tool that could process my ...
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Which software do I need to make a single video out of few pics of different resolution and videos of different resolution

We had a get-together party. I'm the most technically sound person in my group. I collected pictures & videos from all the friends who attended that party. Because, not all are taken using same ...
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Windows Live movie maker hangs

I have installed windows live movie maker 2011 on windows 7 64 bit machine. I can make clips using photos but as soon as I add music to it movie maker hangs and stops responding. I uninstalled and re-...
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How to cut a few seconds out of movie file?

I have a lot of movies that have only a few seconds of interesting material. I would like to write some script to do it (batch script?). what kind of tool has a good command line interface to do ...
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Not playing .mov files in WMP, not loading .mov files in Windows Live Movie Maker. What am I missing?

My friend needs to create a video and she has some source files that are .MOV format. I assume they are h.264. She can view the files with QuickTime. She has a laptop running Vista, and a just-...
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How to add watermark to video easily and quickly?

How to add watermark to video easily and quickly?
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Add text-box to video on ubuntu

I'd like to add a small text-box into an mpeg-video, visible for about 3-4 seconds. Preferably the video should pause while the text-box is displayed. I've installed Kino but I have no idea how to do ...
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How do I make a video, with some effects, from images?

I want to make a video/slideshow from several images with some effects in Linux! What programs do u recommend excluding FFmpeg?
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What is a good way to split the .wtv files for Media Center PC recorded TV programs that are 25GB? [closed]

I am using Windows 7 and recording some winter Olympics programs on TV. A lot of times, the programs can be 17GB or 25GB long. (now the extension is .wtv) What if I want to just keep 2 minutes of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Stop Compression: Google Drive Videos?

Is it possible to stop the compression of Google Drive videos? I uploaded an 18.4MB video in mp4, that was already compressed, and google drive added further compression, resulting in a block effect -...
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FFMPEG results in a black video from converting images

I am attempting to create an mp4 video from a sequence of images numbered 1 to 100. The problem is that I keep on getting an output video that is black. Each images is as such all the way to 100. ...
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How/where does a GoPro camera store HiLight tags?

My Question in a Nutshell How/where does a GoPro camera store HiLight tags? Where I have Looked for the HiLight Tags I have already tried to find the created tags in the following locations – to no ...
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Is there multiple types of transitions in ffmpeg while merging two or more videos?

I have 3 video files. I am using ffmpeg library to merge them all. While merging them right now I am using fade In/Out transitions only. I want to enhance that feature in my site, can I do ...
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How can I merge two audio tracks together in an AVI file?

I have an AVI file with two audio tracks that I am trying to edit. When I open it in Media Player, it plays fine (I can hear both). However, Windows Movie Maker and Adobe Premiere CS6 both seem to ...
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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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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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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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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 ...