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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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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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 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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Tag and rename avi and mkv file [closed]

Using Tag&Rename, we can edit cover art, rating, mood, disc #, part of a compilation, album, artist etc of any mp3 file. Is there any tool that can edit MKV/avi Tag?
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How to create a subtitle using only keyboard with Workshop Subtitle?

I would like to translate some videos by create some subtitles, but I would like to do that in a more efficient way using Workshop Subtitle. ( You can recommend another software if is the case =] ) ...
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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?
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Split Up a Video Using FFMPEG through Scene Detection

I saw this thread, which almost exactly does what I want, but I'm actually looking for splitting on scene detection. Automatically split large .mov video files into smaller files at black frames ...
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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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When encoding a video, is there a way to know the resulting file size in advance?

Is there a way to know how large your resulting file size will be before your video is finished encoding? BTW: I am using Microsoft Expression Encoder.
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How to mix videos created by DosBox into a single video?

When recording gameplay videos. DosBox recording a separate video for each graphics mode. For example Descent switches graphics mode for each time you visit the auto map. So now I have 46 videos ...
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What other options are available similar to Inmatrix's Zoom Player's Scene Cut Editor?

Zoom Player has a function that lets you "edit" a movie without changing it using their Scene Cut Editor. You can tell it start/stop times (easily, through a GUI interface) and it then "skips" or ...
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Accurate and reliable movie editing with avconv

I'm trying to perform movie editing in an automated way with avconv. It is made in two steps: extract some parts of an input movie: concatenate the parts to form an output movie: I tried some ...
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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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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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ffmpeg's select-filter generates unwanted black frames

I want to cut a video by frames with ffmpeg. What I came up with so far is ffmpeg -i P2.mp4 -vf "fps,setpts='PTS-STARTPTS',select='gte(n\,20)*lte(n\,30)',crop='600:430:100:650',scale='280:-1'" ...
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Multiple video filters in FFmpeg

I want to add a PNG watermark and then scale my video. I may add more filters. This is my FFmpeg command. sweb@sweb-laptop:/tmp$ ffmpeg -i Wildlife.wmv -sn -acodec libvorbis -vcodec libvpx -b:a 128k ...
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How do I remove one audio stream from an AVI file?

I have several AVI files that have dual audio in Russian/English. The default audio is Russian, and I want to change the default language or remove the Russian language from these AVI files. How ...
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Best software to convert video to a different aspect ratio for various screensizes [closed]

I sometimes get .mp4 and other video formats whose aspect ratio is clearly off What apps do you use to reconvert such videos to an aspect ratio better suited to to fit either a regular desktop or LCD ...
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Getting a DVD into Windows Live Movie Maker

I really enjoy using Windows Live Movie Maker to preform basic edits on my home videos. Recently, I've been given some older home videos that were taken using a Canon DC-210, which is one of those ...
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How do you split a large MPEG-4 video file into smaller files?

I have an hour of raw footage from a users group meeting that I want to split in to 10-minute chunks so I can upload them to YouTube. I did some searching and couldn't really find a good way to ...
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How can I crop a video to a part of the view?

I have a video that shows the following and I would like to crop it to this: How can I do it?
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Create DVDs from squared pixel videos without losing definition

I have to create a couple of DVDs using a bunch of videos that are already created. These videos have all the following specifications: Resolution: 1280 x 720 Format: .mov (I believe using de H.264 ...
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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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How do I reduce the size of a huge MP4 video?

I paid $59.95 for Vimeo Plus only to find that there is a 1 Gigabyte limit on video size. I have a 4 GB MP4 video file that I shot with the HD Flip Mino. How do I reduce it to no more than 1 GIG ...
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Prevent Blur in Gameplay .mov

So I've been uploading videos of Hyrule Total War onto Youtube, but keep experiencing a bunch of blurring of my video when I move the camera. After recording in FRAPS, the raw footage looks perfect, ...
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mencoder subtitle goes upward for RTL language

I use this mencoder command on Ubuntu 12.04 to burn a Persian (a RTL alphabet) subtitle to a video: mencoder -oac mp3lame -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4 -sub subtitle.srt -subfont-text-scale 3.0 ...
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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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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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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 ...