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

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ffmpeg - concatenating two MP4 files results in bad output file

I generated two MP4 files - a five-second intro file, which is created by the script below, and the main video (about one minute long) is created by screen-cast-omatic, both in MP4 format. When I ...
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crossfade between 2 videos using ffmpeg

I've been trying to achieve a crossfade transition between 2 video clips using ffmpeg but have failed so far. I'm new to ffmpeg and am mostly relying on tweaking what I can find in the documentation ...
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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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Why has the file size increased when converting AVI -> WMV?

I had some home movie footage that I saved as a 75MB AVI file back in the mid/late 90s. Today, I used Windows Live MovieMaker to make a two and a half minute clip from the original AVI. It has ...
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Sound out of sync after merging multiple mp4 files with Avidemux

I am trying to join (merge) two or more .mp4 files together, without re-encoding. Here is what I did: Started Avidemux 2.5.5. With File->Open, selected Input1.mp4. I received this message - "H.264 ...
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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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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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Lossless cutting of MPEG TS files in Windows [closed]

I have several HD video files in transport stream (.ts) format, recorded with my satellite receiver. I want to cut them, as in simply remove a few minutes from the beginning, the end and sometimes a ...
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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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How to cut at exact frames using ffmpeg?

I'm trying to use ffmpeg to cut video files at precise times. The ffmpeg help shows an option -timecode_frame_start to specify the starting frame but I am unable to get this command to work. The ...
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Apply fadeout effect to video at multiple places

I have a video of 12 seconds, frame rate is 30 frames per second. I want to apply fade out effect to video on multiple places, for example from second 3rd to 4th and from second 7th to 8th. Have a ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Video concatenating, with overlay

I have a video recorded from a gopro which is split into 3 parts as the maximum filesize is reached after about 17 minutes and the gopro automatically splits it into multiple parts. I also have a ...
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ffmpeg buffer overflow when trying video overlay

I am trying to overlay a video onto another video by using filter_complex. But it doesn't do overlay properly and says 'Buffer queue overflow'. It works fine if I remove delay by not using -itsoffset. ...
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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 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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How can I remove multiple segments from a video using FFmpeg?

I am trying to delete a few sections of a video using FFmpeg. For example, imagine if you recorded a show on television and wanted to cut out the commercials. This is simple with a GUI video-editor; ...
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Accurately cut video files from command line

I'm having trouble finding a cli application that can take a video file (avi, mkv, and mp4 preferably) and cut out very short clips (2-6 seconds) with precision time accuracy. I've tried ffmpeg, ...
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Crop triangular area with FFMPEG

Is it possible to crop a triangular area from a video using ffmpeg filters? I have to crop this area from an input video 1920 x 1080, then I've to rotate this area of 90 degrees four times. The ...
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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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How to losslessly combine multiple AVI files into a single file?

I would like to combine multiple movie clips with .mov and .avi extension into a single file. Is there any free software in the market that is good and able to perform that? Preferably that should ...
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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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Wowza Media Server: Do we really need it? [closed]

I have a dedicated server running a video website. All videos encoded to .mp4 format, and I use Jwplayer. MP4 format can be play on all browsers, andriod phones, windows phones, iPhones, iPads...etc ...
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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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How to make left-right transition of overlay image ffmpeg

I have used the below command to make a left to right transition of overlay image over a video. ffmpeg -i Test.mp4 -i transparent.png -filter_complex "overlay=x='if(gte(t,0), -w+(t)*100, ...
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Automatically split large .mov video files into smaller files at black frames (scene changes)?

I have 65 .mov video files named tape_01.mov, tape_02.mov, ..., tape_65.mov. Each is about 2.5 hours long and takes up many gigabytes. They are digital copies of what were VHS tapes (my family's ...
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exporting clip in Final Cut Pro X or related video editing software on Mac

I'm using Final Cut Pro X to edit a 1 hour long video. I made individual clips from it in Final Cut Pro X and I want to save just these clips, some of which are only 5 mins long. How can I do this? ...
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How to split an m4v file?

I downloaded a TV season on iTunes (.m4v files), however the files are clustered into 3 episodes each. I'd like to chop these up so that each episode is in it's own file. Googling around a while ...
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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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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 can I merge AVI movies at 16:10 aspect ratio and maintain the aspect ratio in the output?

I recorded a bunch of 1680 x 1050 (16:10 aspect ratio) videos, and I want to merge them into a single video. I've been using Windows Live Movie Maker, but this only supports two aspect ratios: 16:9 ...
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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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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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How do I swap the first and second audio streams in an MKV in a Linux based system?

I'm using plex. Plex seems to ignore the default audio stream (on Roku) and instead just use the first audio stream. This is per my testing using mkvpropedit. Since Plex does not currently support ...
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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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Show text over videos for specific time

Easiest way to add Overlay Text over Videos (avi,mp4 etc)? So far I have tried MS PowerPoint 2010 to add text over video but i don't see any options to show text for specific time. Plus the output ...
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Adding audio to video file using melt

I have a video file say 'myvideo.wmv' of 2 minutes length, which does not have audio inside it. I have an audio file, say 'voice.mp3', of 16 seconds length. I want to add audio to 'myvideo.wmv' using ...
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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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How to join a image after last frame of a video using melt/MLT

How do I join a image to video using melt command or MTL framework? I tried melt video1.wmv video2.png -consumer avformat:output.wmv this command do my task but output video shows image frame for ...
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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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Rotate a video file 90 degrees using Ubuntu

I want to use Ubuntu and preferably standard packages such as ffmpeg to rotate a .3gp video file by 90 degrees in any direction. Preferably a command line or Python script. How can I do that?
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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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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 ...