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

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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 ...
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How to get Virtualdub to encode videos at the right speed?

I encoded my videos with Virtualdub. Since the video was 0.3 FPS and the output was wrong I decided to set the FPS to 15. Now my video is roughly 2-3 x faster. How do I correct this?
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How do I edit MP4/H264 video files in Sony Vegas Platinum 6?

If I try to open an MP4 file made by a Sony Webbie in Sony Vegas Platinum 6, it won't open. (Something made me think they would work together.) The Webbie files are H264. It will happily play ...
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Can I calculate how much RAM video editing will use?

Is there any way to calculate RAM usage for the following: 1080p @ 60 FPS: (1920 x 1080)px x 60 FPS x 3 bytes/px / (1024^2) = 356 MB/s I will be using 70 GB raw video, on Final Cut.
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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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Rotate a video with ffmpeg is slow

I am using ffmpeg for rotating a video 90 degree so input this code ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -vf "transcode=1" out.mp4 This is so slow like re-encoding. I added -c copy to make it fast but I have had an ...
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FFMPEG no audio in final output

I have the following FFMPEG command working. ffmpeg -y -i slide.mp4 -f lavfi -i "color=c=black:s=1920x1080:r=25:d=1" -filter_complex "[0:v] setpts=PTS-STARTPTS [main]; \ [1:v] ...
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How to cut unwanted video parts and join the rest ones into one video using FFmpeg?

I have read about cutting and splicing using concat but this is not enough for me. I would like to cut marked video parts and join into single video file without re-encoding. Is it possible to cut ...
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Are my devices severely underpowered?

I have a terrible setup. But first, let me say that I used a voltage meter to get a reading from my outlet, and it was starting at 119.5 volts right off the batt, with nothing plugged in. I am ...
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Downloading only some pieces of a torrent file

I was downloading a video file using BitTorrent 7.8 and when the file was downloaded fully i get 3-4 sec (about 106 frames, i counted them using vlc frame by frame method) video that is partially ...
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Software Which Enables Checking Folders In And Out [closed]

It will be easier if I explain what I would use it for than explaining what it does. I am part of a student television and we have several editing pcs. At the moment the structure we have with all ...
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Extracting images from video in 1 minute intervals

I would like to extract images from a video Exp01.avi, the video is 24fps and 25 minutes long. I want the images to be extracted from the video after every 1 minute interval. Please someone tell me ...
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Can I reduce loss of quality when streching a video? (Sony Vegas)

I have some very low resolution footage (256x192, 4:3). I stretch it using pan/crop but I keep the aspect ratio. The end result is a 1280x720 with that footage in the middle and personalized side bars ...
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Batch merge videos (some 200 videos) into single with blank screen (for 2-3 sec.) between each

There are similar questions on SU, but I have one ADDITIONAL requirement along with merging the videos. I need to have a 2 seconds (or whatever seconds) of black screen between two consecutive ...
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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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Video editing software to fill a long video in short time

I am looking for a open-source or free-ware software for Windows [XP] which can fit a long video in a short time. If the video has a running time of 2 minutes it can be re-sized to fill in 1 minute ...
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Rotating mpg files

I have got a couple of mpg files captured in a digital camera in a portrait mode. Are there any free tools to rotate to landscape them?
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ffmpeg recompile video and voice

I am using Ubuntu vivid on my laptop and I want to recompile audio and voice with delayed audio. Movie was late comparing to audio. I demuxed voice.aac and video.h264 from orginal video. I know that ...
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avisynth - video framerate doesn't match (AssumeFPS - ChangeFPS)

I am trying to speed up only certain frames in a video without splitting it into several parts, here is the code that I used to do this AVISource("C:\Users\me\Desktop\source_10FPS.avi") # get the ...
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Merging files doesn't work - apparently

I have 2 .AVI files - one 625 MB (duration 1:02:45) and the other 925 MB (duration 1:32:12). I wish to combine the files into one .AVI file. In a command window I issue the command: copy /b *.avi ...
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Command to create video from images with background video and audio

I am using ffmpeg in my Android application. I want to create video from images with background video and audio. Images are overlaid on video with borders. Video and audio will be repeated until all ...
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Cut WMV file into segments based on frame numbers and reencode to x264

I've done a bit of work with FFMPEG in my days and I am somewhat familiar with VirtualDub as well as high-end products such as Sony Vegas. However, I still can't figure out a simple and ...
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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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Adobe Premiere Pro to fast forward faster

I am using Adobe Premiere Pro for the best part of 5 years and one thing that has always stumped me is the ability to fast forward through a video. When previewing files i need to move through them ...
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ffmpeg trimmed video does not support jumping to a time position

After a video is cut, the player (mplayer) cannot jump to a specific time position anymore. Clicking the timeline will usually end the playback. How can this be fixed?
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Digitize textbook

How can I digitize my physics textbook? It's huge and I don't want to cut the spine. I saw a picture of this: Ion Audio I want to know what's most important when making my own. I have a digital ...
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Easy to use video editing program for XP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the easiest video editing program to use on Windows First this question is almost a duplicate of this question: What is the easiest video editing program to ...
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Best video/audio editing software for Windows 7 64-bit to make the volume on different clips the same and joining them without quality loss [closed]

I'm looking for a program that can analyze the volume on various videos and then make them all the same and a program that can join them without quality loss. I've tried a lot of free ones but they ...
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Open source tool to merge videos (VCD CD, DVD chapters) without losing too much data prior to encoding

Is there an opensource tool to merge videos alongside with encoding. Merge in a sense to merge vcd cd1 and vcd cd2. or to merge different chapters of dvd. can handbrake do this?
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Need Open Source Video Editor for Mac OS X [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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Video Editing Application for Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Video editing software for Mac OS X Hi, Which video editor application for Mac OS X would you recommend to add special effects to existing video. This is for a teen so ...
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Combining videos and recording sound over them [closed]

This is the idea: I want to have a video where I appear twice. With pictures this is easy: you take two pictures of yourself without moving the camera, once in each corner of the room, and then ...
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How to create 1280x720 music video with static pic

I wanna upload a song to youtube, and put a static 1280x720 pic as the video. I'd like the format to be one of the recommended ones. I tried Windows Movie Maker 2.6 but it only generated a 640x480 ...
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Curious problem using VirtualDub

I have a simple video which i've cropped and trimmed down in VirtualDub. I've then re-saved it as AVI; however the video now plays very slowly/cchoppily in Windows Media Player. Is there any ...
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How to create subtitle files and add them to a video?

How can I generate a .srt or .sub file and add it to a video?
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Encoding a RAW video

I'm looking for a simple software to convert from RAW video to an encoded format. The ideal candidate will: make good use of multiple CPU cores; have the possiblity of splitting into multiple files, ...
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Blender Video Editor Images not showing

When I made and saved a video using Blender's video sequence editor, I closed it down, but then the next day the images below overlays wouldn't show up. Is there a way to fix this?
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Setting up a simple 10 Gb network for collaborative video editing

We have a team of five people working on the same video editing project (using Lightworks). Our current setup technically works, but not well: the video jiggles up and down as it plays and sometimes ...
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Extract the frame (in image format) at exactly every minute (or second) from a video (by ffmpeg)

Motivation: I would like to seek the frame, then take high quality and exact time screenshots (images) from a video. The video is length is 00:48:43.71 and 23.98 fps (we can think it is 24 fps, isn't ...
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Error (0xC0150004) when I open most video editing software

I have tried to find multiple fixes for this to no avail. I ran CCleaner, did a clean boot, and still nothing. I have also tried reinstalling the Visual C++ libraries, but I was uncertain of whether ...
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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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Adding subtitles for multiple mkv files by MKVmerge using terminal

I'm trying to adding subtitles for multiple mkv files. I use this script for doing this : for file in *.mkv; do "/Applications/Mkvtoolnix-7.0.0.app/Contents/MacOS/mkvmerge" -o "${file%\.*}(1).mkv" ...
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How do I cut clips using its position from a video?

I have a lot of clip positions that I have to extract from a single video, how can I automate the whole process? As of now I have to manually cut each clip using its position, but as my number of ...