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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
453 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
228 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
298 views

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 files....
1
vote
1answer
375 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
413 views

video editing tool to color overlay a specific part [closed]

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
54 views

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 iMovie,...
1
vote
0answers
310 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
653 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
311 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

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 command-...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
580 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
471 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
219 views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
252 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
120 views

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, ...
0
votes
2answers
933 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
48 views

Create video file with multiple audio tracks?

I have an animated movie in three different languages. The picture is exactly the same for each langauge, only the audio is different. I want to merge all these files into one, so that I have a ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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.
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

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.
0
votes
2answers
288 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
375 views

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?
0
votes
2answers
4k views

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 MP4/...
0
votes
2answers
108 views

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.
0
votes
2answers
106 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
316 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

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] trim=end=3,setpts=PTS-...
0
votes
2answers
101 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
136 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
918 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
493 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 videos....
0
votes
1answer
95 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
811 views

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?
0
votes
1answer
59 views

How do I combine videos and include blank space with ffmpeg?

Suppose I have a series of video files to combine with non-overlapping times: 1.mp4 [0:00-0:45] 2.mp4 [1:00-2:00] 3.mp4 [2:10-3:00] This example has three segments, but in general, there may be ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Trimming and joining media files using ffmpeg

I am trying to remove a segment (00:26:00 - 00:32:30) from a video file input.mp4. Since there is no way to do that directly using ffmpeg (as far as I know), I am instead cutting the segments which I ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Avisynth Audio Balance

I am hoping someone knows of an easy way to adjust the balance of audio channels in Avisynth. I’m trying to combine these two videos into one (yes, I know that some already exist). I threw together ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Replace segment with ambient noise in Audacity

I have an video recording where the audio part consists of people speaking and various ambient noise, where I would like to remove some of the spoken parts. I am not a sound engineer pro, but I ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

How to do a variable time scale?

I have a video where I would like to change the time scale of a video based on ratios read in from a file. I have figured out that to double the speed for an entire video I could use the setpts ...
0
votes
1answer
131 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
100 views

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 ...