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

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What is the best software to split and join avi files? [closed]

What is the best software to split and join avi files without losing quality (lossless) in Windows?
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Greenscreen (aka chroma key) effect with a webcam?

This is not the blue screen of death I am speaking of, but the process called bluescreening (also known as green screen, or Chroma Key). It removes a particular colored background from an image so ...
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How to turn images into a video slideshow with sound

I have a 65min long MP3 file and 14 different images (a slideshow). How do combine these into a video file that is less than 500MB? Is there any free/opensource/trial software for Windows 7 that can ...
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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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Split MPEG video from command line?

I have a homemade DVD that I'm effectively trying to insert chapters into and rearrange - the original author burned it as one long chapter, and I'd like to rip it into smaller pieces and re-encode it ...
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Video/Animated GIF advanced frame editor?

What sort of application could I use for example if I had a 5 minute video or an animated GIF with 50 frames, and I wanted to basically Photoshop replace an object, say a person's head, with another ...
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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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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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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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Script for cutting videos based on edit list

I have a bunch of game footage from my soccer team's season and I've assigned each of my teammates one game to watch and write down the time intervals where highlights occur. Now instead of having ...
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Ffmpeg sync error, first image showing really fast

I want to converting my images with mp3 to videos... but first slide is showing up really fast. I want to each slide duration 5-7 seconds or so RAW material MP3 Files My list Images FFmpeg ...
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Very simple video editor

First of all, I must to say that I don't know anything about video editing. I'm a total noob in this field. I need to make a screencast. Actually, I have made the desktop recording and I have some ...
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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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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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How to trim or delete parts of an mpeg video from the linux command line?

I have an long mpeg movie and I want to cut out a lot of material from the beginning and end, and certain patches in the middle. Is there a way I can easily do this from the linux command line?
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Successfully concatenating multiple videos

My mission is to create videos out of old web slideshows. To start with I have jpegs and audio files that worked as Flash slideshows in an old system, structured such as this: Audio structure ...
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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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How do I export only a single clip from a Premiere Pro sequence?

I'm cutting a video in Premiere Pro CS4 and need to slice a long sequence into smaller parts. I've successfully sliced the parts, like this: I even set the sequence markers to the current ...
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Fix an m4v video that has lagging audio (audio and video out of sync)

Here's a similar question for windows: Tool to fix video that's out of sync with audio? I'm hoping to solve this problem on a Mac. I've tried Handbrake and Avidemux (the latter seems to have an ...
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Editting HD Quicktime .mov files in Windows

I recently purchased one of those new wave of point & shoot digicams (canon SD780) that shoot high definition 720p video. Unfortunately it only writes to Quicktime files. How can I go about ...
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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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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 ...
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Batch-split many AVIs in 2 parts?

how can I batch split many AVIs into 2 parts, with no conversion? NB: this didn't help much What is the best software to split and join avi files?
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How do I take a clip of a larger video file?

I want to extract a clip of a larger video file. How do I accomplish this?
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Looking for free video editing software for Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Video-editing software for Windows 7 Does anyone know of any good video editing software for Windows that is free? I've used the built-in stuff, but it is lacking in ...
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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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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.
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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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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?