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

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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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Free Chroma key tools [closed]

I want to create an educational introductory video, where the tutor stands and explain a subject, and the background is an illustration of that subject. This is done using a technique called Chroma ...
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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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whats the minimum PC spec i should be looking at for doing video editing [closed]

i am in the market for a new PC and i wanted to see what the minimun spec i should be looking at to be able to run Adobe Flash Professional Adobe Premiere Pro or other Video Editing software i can ...
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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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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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video editing software

I'm looking for a video editor that does the following: Let's me see a timeline of the video and audio separately Let's me insert different audio for different times in the video Let's me stretch ...
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Need Open Source Video Editor for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a good free (as in freedom + beer) video editor for OS X. It needs to be: intuitive / easy to use, non-linear, and able to work with .avi files. Basically, we have a couple of ...
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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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Rending on Mac: Major codec issues with video editing software

We bought a Mac Pro thinking that it would increase the speed of rendering than on an unoptimized PC. But we ran into codec issues with MPEG and WMV. Our Tricaster PC outputs to MPEG, while it the PC ...
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Can't delete empty space at the end of Sony Vegas file

I'm having a problem with extra video at the end of my edits. I have this huge empty space that has no video or audio, but I can't delete it. Right now my method of getting rid of it is to open it in ...
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How to demonize face in a video

What program can I use to turn a human face into a devil or demon face in a video easily? There are some examples on Youtube (1,2,3). Apparently, they have used a user-friendly and easy-to-use ...
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Free video editing tool to blur parts of a video

I want to know if there is a free video editing tool that can blur. For example: I want to blur out a person.
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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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Any open source/free software that allows me to superimpose a PNG file on video?

I want to insert pictures and words into a video, and the graphic file is in PNG format.
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How can I slow down this video, which I use as a wallpaper, so it will look more realistic?

I have this .mpg file of the Earth spinning, that I use as a wallpaper, but it's spinning too fast. With what software and how can I slow it down ?
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Need to store and backup HD vid files. But need to access them a lot

I've had my 700 Gb HDD ever since I bought my computer so partitioning it is out of the question. What I need is a place to keep my HD vid files so when I edit, I don't get a long load time in the ...
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How can a trimmed avi file be three times larger than the original

I opened up a avi file in virtualdub and trimmed the clip and clicked "Save as avi" and it saved the trimmed clip but it was 3 times the size of the original clip. How can that be?
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De-interlace video from Panasonic HDC-TM700 to remove flicker-lines

I wondered if anyone knew how to get the best result from de-interlacing the .mts video files from the Panasonic HDC-TM700 camcorder. I think my video has to much flickering The camera is bought in ...
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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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Set framerate equal to the number of frames in Windows Live Movie Maker

I have rendered exactly 60 frames in a 3D animation tool. Now I want to create a 2 second 30 FPS movie using those 60 frames. How do I accomplish this in Windows Live Movie Maker?
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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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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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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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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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How do I remove one audio stream from an AVI file?

I have several AVI files that have dual audio in Russian/English. The default audio is Russian, and I want to change the default language or remove the Russian language from these AVI files. How ...
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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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Very simple video editor

First of all, I must to say that I don't know anything about video editing. I'm a total noob in this field. I need to make a screencast. Actually, I have made the desktop recording and I have some ...
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Does “SandBoxie” slow down the system?

I'm currently working with many video editing programs, which have conflicts with their components (Pinnacle, Avid, Premiere, Corel Video Studio, and others). Could Sandboxie slow down my workflow ...
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Creating a basic file server for video editing on a limited budget?

I have a friend who fried an external 1TB HD (connected to a Mac) which was used to store video files that they were editing. Are there any specifications that would describe how to create a basic ...
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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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What can I use to browse videos?

Everyone has their favorite photo viewer: Lightroom, Windows Explorer, ACDSee, Bridge, etc. But what do people use to browse videos? I don't want to play each video to find the sequence that I want. ...
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How to produce a quicktime .mov from .iff files?

I have a series of Maya .iff files and would like to mash them into a .mov - the caveat of course is that I'd like to use something free (for now). I'm sure QuickTime Pro is easy & high quality, ...
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How to speed up small parts of a video file to match an audio file?

Currently, I have a video which has been originally made in language X. Now, I have the audio of the same song in language Y and I want to dub the video but there are some slight moments where they ...
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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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How can one easily edit DVDs without loss of quality?

My grandmother is in the midst of converting her massive family VHS collection to DVDs. However, she wants to be able to erase sections of the tapes which were recorded incorrectly (static) or contain ...
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Export After Effects layers to multi layered Quicktime movie file

Is it possible to export multiple After Effects layers to a multi layered Quicktime movie file natively or using an additional application? AE: CS5 Qt: 7
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What video editing software can merge 2 videos?

I'm looking for an open-source video editing program that can combine 2 videos into one single video where both video are playing along each other side by side (see example here) One video is made ...
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Video editing software with 2D drawing/animation support?

I think I'm looking for video editing software that has some sort of 2D drawing/animation support. For example try to imagine a video capture of a busy road from the sky and wanting to tell your ...
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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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Easiest to use camcorder editing program?

Fed up with Windows 7 (which refused to recognize my printer or scanner) I re-installed Windows XP Pro. I tried editing camcorder footage using Windows Movie Maker and it worked quite well. But don't ...
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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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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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windows movie maker imports .mp4 files as X's

When I drag the .mp4 files from my video camera into movie maker, they all end up as X's with an error message about not understanding the format. However, they play fine in Media Player. Now what?
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Install WLE 2011 movie maker without updating Messenger?

Is it possible to install Movie Maker without updating my messenger version (2009), or to revert to the previous version once it's updated? If none is possible, what's a lightweight and simple ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Does anyone know of a good app/tool that allows you to edit MP4 files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How can I merge two mp4 files without losing quality? Which free video editing tool can I use in windows to slice an mp4 file? I need to be able to increase the ...
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Looking Adobe Premier / Sony Vegas alternatives !

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 ...