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

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Cut part from video file from start position to end position with FFmpeg

I have a video file of 30 minutes, but I want to extract a video from 00:09:23 to 00:25:33. I can define the startposition with -ss, but I couldn't find one for the end position. Any help please?
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What is a good way to split the .wtv files for Media Center PC recorded TV programs that are 25GB? [closed]

I am using Windows 7 and recording some winter Olympics programs on TV. A lot of times, the programs can be 17GB or 25GB long. (now the extension is .wtv) What if I want to just keep 2 minutes of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Change aspect ratio (16:9 to 4:3) and zoom in particular side

I have some video that have been altered during conversion process. It was initially 4:3 but it was damaged, so now they are widescreen. But if I convert it to 4:3 I need to stretch it out ...
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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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FFMPEG results in a black video from converting images

I am attempting to create an mp4 video from a sequence of images numbered 1 to 100. The problem is that I keep on getting an output video that is black. Each images is as such all the way to 100. ...
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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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Combining video and subtitle files as one video?

I have a video file (in the format of .mp4, .mkv, .avi or whatever) and a subtitle file (.srt). I want to embed the subtitle file into the video file so that I have only one file - the video file in ...
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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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How can I join WMV files in Windows?

How can I easily join video files with WMV extension in Windows?
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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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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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ffmpeg to split mp4 file into segments… after first segment, audio unsynced

Nb: I incorrectly asked this question at stackoverflow I've used the ffmpeg command line shown in this question to split MKV files perfectly for a long time. Now i have some MP4 files that i'd like ...
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Issues splitting a video into multiple, less than 10 second parts when using FFmpeg

I am trying to split a video into multiple parts, however, when I set segment size to less than 10 seconds, it generates segments of 10 seconds. It works if the segment size is greater than 10 ...
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How do I hyperlapse a video file on Windows?

Hyperlapse is a somewhat recently developed timelapsing technique that removes jitters.
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How/where does a GoPro camera store HiLight tags?

My Question in a Nutshell How/where does a GoPro camera store HiLight tags? Where I have Looked for the HiLight Tags I have already tried to find the created tags in the following locations – to no ...
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Tool to fix audio sync for small portion of video file

I am trying to fix an audio sync issue for a video file that is off by a second from the 25th-26th minutes of a 30 minute file. I have looked at a few different tools such as avidemux etc. I see ...
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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 ...
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Command-line video editing in Linux (cut, join and preview)

I have rather simple editing needs - I need to cut up some videos, maybe insert some PNGs in between them, and join these videos (don't need transitions, effects, etc.). Basically, pitivi would do ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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FFmpeg x264 Encode Settings

My new Canon Vixia HF G30 video camera has an option to encode directly to 35 Mbit/sec Mp4 at 1080p60 and it does a nice job. I primarily use it to record my daughter's high school basketball games. ...
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How to embed an audio and a subtitle file into a MKV file

I have a MKV file in which I want to embed an AC3 audio file. I also want to embed a SRT subtitle file into it. How can I achieve that? Note: AC3 file is the same length of the original video.
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Any (free) alternatives to MS powerpoint 2010 Exaltnow 1.5 plugin? (playing videos across slides with text) [closed]

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 - 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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Using hardware encoders with third party apps?

I have the Avermedia Live Gamer HD (C985) PCIe Hardware Encoder that I used for video gameplay stream. If I used the new XSplit 1.1, in CODEC settings, I can choose Avermedia Encoder. If I use the ...
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fade in png with transparency into an mp4 video

I am trying to overlay a png file with transparency into an mp4 video the original video is 20sec and I want to overlay the transparent png from 00:10 to 00:20 of the original video, with the 00:10 - ...
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Align videos basing on audio in OpenShot

I have two videos of the same event (~same audio) from two different cameras. Is there a chance to align those videos on OpenShot timeline automatically, basing on audio track, or do I have to do it ...
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How to export video with best quality at smallest file size in Final Cut Pro X?

I have two clips of mp4 video. Each clip is 150 MB. I want to combine the two clip into one, which will make a 300 MB file, logically. I use Final Cut Pro X to achieve this. The result is an ...
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Wav files recorded with Zoom digital audio recorder registers no volume in my PC editing system

I am a video editor. I paid an audio pro to record voice-over for me, which he did using a Zoom recorder. He played one for me from his Zoom and it had volume. The wav files transferred to my media ...
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Adding a logo to a WMM video

Please could someone help me to establish how to add a logo to a video that has been imported into Windows Movie Maker? I have imported a video and edited it, now I need to add a logo to the entire ...
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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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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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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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Put loudness of many video files to the same level

I have a bunch of video files, and in some videos the sound is loud, in the others—not. So a user has to change the volume of her player when she watches these videos in the playlist. I want to ...
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Scratch disks on solid state drives

For something like Final Cut Pro where you have scratch disks, is it absolutely a bad idea to use a solid state drive? There would be a lot of writing, but I'm thinking it would be less for video ...
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How to cut video using ffmpeg [duplicate]

I have a video file of 2 hours, but I want to remove the time from 00:45:00 to 01:05:00 and from 01:50:00 to 02:00:00. How can I do that? Please help.
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Extracting A Clip From An MP4 File In Linux on Kubuntu 11.10

I'm running KUbuntu 11.10 Linux. I would like to extract a clip from an MP4 file. I tried this command: myCLIPrompt:~/Downloads/temp/clips$ mencoder -ss 00:43:13 -endpos 00:02:12 -oac copy -ovc ...
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Adding an image around a video with padding filter

I'm using padding filter in ffmpeg. How can I put an image around the video instead of black borders? My code: for %%a in ("*.mp4") do ffmpeg -i "%%a" -y -ss 1 -b:v 2000k -filter:v ...
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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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Rotate MP4, and change dimensions

I have an MP4 video that was filmed on my Android phone, but the guy filmed it holding my phone some weird way. When viewing it in QuickTime I have to rotate my laptop 90 degrees and then I will see ...
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How can I copy a clip or titles from one kdenlive project to another?

Is it possible to copy clips/titles from one timeline to another in kdenlive without rendering? How can I do it?