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

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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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freeware for joining WMV's in Windows?

freeware for joining WMV's in Windows? other than AsfBin?
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Suggestions for cutting/clipping videos on Mac OS X (iMovie produces very large files)?

I need to cut out parts of a video (+ the associated audio, of course) to make a short clip. For example, take 2 minutes from one location, 3 minutes from another part of the video, 30 seconds from ...
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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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Cropping video to different parts with same bitrate in ffmpeg

I am trying to crop a video clip (originally 960 by 540) in two 4 parts (top-left, top-right, etc..) and I use this command below (with of course corrext x/y positions): ffmpeg -i mov_a.m4v -vf ...
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Lossless universal video format

I am trying to find the most suitable lossless video format for 1280x720 25fps video. The video has 4 minutes. Sound will be 320 kbps mp3, that is not a big deal. Ideal conditions: Lossless (can be ...
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Any (free) alternatives to MS powerpoint 2010 Exaltnow 1.5 plugin? (playing videos across slides with text)

I need to play a video across multiple slides with text on top of it. The problem is that I am the average consumer with-not-so-many money to spend and all those plugins cost like $150 u.s and even ...
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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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Program to join TS videos using command line

I have a need to join .ts video files. I know of http://www.ffprojects.net/tssplitter/ which works very well, but as far as I can tell it is GUI only. I need to be able to do this from the command ...
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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

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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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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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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Combining videos and recording sound over them

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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How to apply a video effect only to a section of the timeline in sony movie studio?

I am facing an issue. I have several video tracks: main video track effects "film effect" (no clip on this track, only effect) that I want to apply to every track for some part of the timeline. ...
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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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Windows Movie Maker 2012 No Sound issue with Windows 8.1

I've windows 8.1 pro Build 9600 x64 installed, I have recently installed Windows Movie Maker 2012 (Latest) via Windows Live Essential, Now when I run Movie Maker it disable Movie Maker sound as well ...
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Replace video track in MKV with track from different MKV file

I have two MKV files with the same movie and I want to replace video track in the first file with video track from the second file, using commandline (so it can be used again with different pair of ...
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How to stabilize video with 1 key-frame?

I need remove all motion (no "wanted" motion) in video (timelapse). I prefer Deshaker for VirtualDub (some tests say it is steel best). But I can set it up only for hi-freq (remove fast-motion, keep ...
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How do I add an .ac3 audio track in Sony Vegas Pro 12?

Like the title says. I googled and got lackluster results. People suggesting to rename the file from .ac3 to .vob, but this didn't work. Sony Vegas itself said that I need to install Apple ...
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delayed video overlay using ffmpeg

I am wanting to overlay one video onto another but with a delayed appearance. I have: source1.mp4 which is of duration 20 sec. source2.mp4 which is of duration 5 sec. I want to create a final ...
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FFMPEG fade between images

I need to do cross fade transition between two images and followed this link which works perfect for two images. ffmpeg -loop 1 -i input0.png -loop 1 -i input1.png -filter_complex ...
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Can camtasia record a new video while rendering

It is rendering an old video and is taking up too much time. Is it possible to record a new video while this one is rendering?
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PowerDirector 11 can't enable encoding hardware acceleration?

I have a late-2013 iMac running Windows 8. I want to use "Fast video rendering technology" specifically the Hardware acceleration, (I have an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX with OpenCL & CUDA ...
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How can I change containers without losing quality?

Trying Premiere Pro but can't seem to let me import .mkv or .mp4... So, I wonder if it's possible to just change containers without losing any quality at all. Let's say a .mov container? Video is ...
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AVI editing - cutting out keyframes

I know a little about video editing, and how keyframes work and how important they are. My question is this: I need to cut part of a video out with precise edits in-between. I know I can easily make ...
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Removing audio from video file using melt command

I have a video file that I am able to play using command melt video1.wmv I want to construct a melt command to play video only, I dont want audio of video1.wmv I tried to follow manual page of ...
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Attach synchonized audio clip _to_ movie clip in iMovie

I have a long clip that I recorded with an external microphone. I want to cut the clip, with the sound from the external microphone blended in with the camera's mic. iMovie keeps on sliding the ...
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premiere pro can't insert video into timeline

EDIT: Nevermind, found the answer. I am using Premiere Pro CS5 and I edited a video in After Effects CS6, rendered it as a .avi file, imported the .avi file into Premiere Pro and that worked. I then ...
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Fixing an unmuxed image/jpeg stream from webcam using gstreamer

I made a broken footage using the following pipeline: gst-launch-1.0 v4l2src ! filesink location=encode.mjpeg Somehow gstreamer can still play it back: gst-launch-1.0 filesrc location=encode.mjpeg ...
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Insert splash screen into multiple videos?

I've got around 100 videos that I've generated a unique splash screen for based on some metadata and the file name. The files are named "videoname.avi" and "videoname.png" and are in the same folder, ...
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Is it possible to import MKV file with chapters in PowerDirector?

I'm trying to figure out how to import an MKV file in Cyberlink PowerDirector is that possible? is it possible to work out with the chapters like deleting some of them, or changing start/end time? If ...
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Adding audio to MP4 in Premier Pro and then exporting the new MP4 file

How do I add an audio clip to an MP4 file in Premier Pro and then export the new MP4 file?
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How to Manage Libraries in Camtasia Studio

I have a call out that I want to save in the Library. The only folders I see all start with the word Theme or Music. I found this disk directory that seems to be related, but can't seem to match ...