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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Use a video as an overlay on another video from command line?

MEncoder/FFmpeg can overlay a video with an image from the command line. Is this possible with a video? I want to overlay a video with another dynamic video. Some parts of the overlayed video must be ...
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Editing multicam video on Linux

Multicam is a feature where you combine several video clips together (for example, an Internet band whose members record his own instrument at home, then mix all videos of the members into one single ...
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Creating zoom-pan video from a picture in Linux

I would like to make a six second video using six images. Each second is sliding over one image from its top to its botom. Or some other motion effect – I would like to try several. I tried ...
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Detect video chapter breaks from black screen or no sound in video

I need to analyze the video and audio in an MKV or MP4 container for timestamps where the screen is blank and/or there's no audio. I'd like to use this to generate chapter files for some video ...
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How do I record only a specific area of my desktop?

I have tried using Camstudio to record a specific area on my desktop. But every time I select a particular region it seems to offset it by a certain amount. I have tried Jing-It, which mostly works ...
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Command-line tool to split video at timepoints? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Script for cutting videos based on edit list I have an hour-long video that I want to split into individual clips at arbitrary timepoints. I could do this by hand in ...
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Pinnacle Studio Codecs

I'm having problems importing TV recordings into Pinnacle Studio 12 on Windows Vista. My STB records TS files. I believe the Australian digital standard is to use MP4 but I'm not certain. I have tried ...
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Are there software enabling translation when seeing a video?

I have videos , flv format, the language spoken is american-english and I don't understand most of what is said. So I need that there is a translation below the screen when I see the video. So are ...
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Joining and editing videos from Canon DSLR camera

I recorded some videos using my Canon T3i DSLR and my camera kept stopping the recording. I ended up with a number of short videos that I want to join together. I tried doing this using Windows Movie ...
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Inadequate Power Supply - Can I upgrade Video Card on Dell XPS 8300 to assist Video Editing? [closed]

I have a Dell XPS 8300 with i7-2600 and 16GB RAM. It has a Radeon 6450. It also has an amazing (as in, incredible) 125 Watt power supply. Somehow, it runs. Recently, I wanted to work with video from ...
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How can I reorder parts of a video file

I have download a mkv movie file which gave me 3 files suffixed .001, .002, and .003. When i join them together with different tools like winrar, 7zip, hjsplit, concatenated file shows only last 40 ...
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Most efficient way of having an object move across a video?

I have a still image that I would like to utilize to move across a .wmv file I have. What is the easiest and most proficient way I can accomplish this without having to go frame by frame? I wasn't ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro: rendered video jitter (frames jump around)

Perhaps not exactly the best forum for this as it may be slightly out-of-topic. On another hand the community is great and helpful. Using Premiere Pro CS5, my machine is well rounded and shouldn't ...
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extract a portion of an flv file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Extract segments from FLV file? I'd like to extract between for example 5min-8min from an flv file. Solution should use as minimal amount of RAM as possible. a ...
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After Effects Export as JPEG sequence results in huge file

I have an After Effects project for school, and I've created a movie using JPEG sequences (10 @ ~100-200mb/each ). I have the output setting on the composition set to 640x480. I resized each JPEG ...
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Replacement for Pinnacle Studio Importer

I asked here tips how to fix Pinnacle Studio 14 Importer which crashes on 64-bit Win7. So far, nothing really helpful has come up. Now, I realized that importing from HDV camcorder could very likely ...
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How do I import a video from an old Sony digital tape HandyCam?

Some friends gave me their old HandyCam and a bunch of tapes asking me to put them on a DVD. The model is Sony DCR-TVR103 and it records onto Hi8 digital tapes. It has a Firewire port also. I am ...
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How do I remove the green line in Adobe Media Encoder?

I'm trying to resize a Flash video (F4V) and in the media encoder, there is a green line along the left edge of the screen. This green line is visible in the Adobe Media Encoder, but not in the ...
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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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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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I need to know about faster cpu processors [closed]

I want to know more about the technology and what is the "best" regarding CPU-GPU one can use for video editing, photo and 3D graphics. Note: please keep answers to factual data and not solely ...
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Less pieces of high GHz core or more pieces of less GHz cores [closed]

I am planning to buy a used computer for video editing, now I have found one with 2x E5310 CPU for a decent price. And I havn't found any information which is better for video editing (Sony Vegas, ...
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Cross-platform shooting script (screenplay) software [closed]

My wife's company needs to do some video for client websites. Her consultants use both Mac OSX and Windows. I think she ought to start using industry-standard shooting script format. Anything out ...
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Cutting AVI videos in Mac OS X

Is there a tool for Mac OS X which supports cutting .AVI files, but doesn't re-compress them? Command-line tools are also welcome.
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What is “Content ID”? How to add , remove or change it?

I hear that video files had a so called Content ID which is used to identify that? What is a content ID? Is it a fixed length code store inside the video file? Or is it an ID given on registration ...
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How to cross-fade videos?

I need a tool that allowed me to make smooth transitions between videos. Windows Movie Maker doesn't allow that as far as I know.
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Is there a software to edit video with rotate scree option?

I have a video recorded with my mobile. But its tilted to 90 degrees anti-clockwise. Is there a way to view it normal way (by rotating it clockwise 90 degrees) by using some video editing tool? I ...