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

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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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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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Is it possible to remove movie frames that contain no audio?

I have an AVI file that contains a lot of empty frames, i.e. frames without audio or even picture changes. Is it possible to remove those frames? Specifically, I have an 8 GB AVI file where almost ...
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Select multiple video segments and save in one go?

I don't know much about video, so this is likely to be a newbie question. I need to select multiple sections/segments from an AVI (MP4 + MP3) file, and save them all into a single AVI file. Is there ...
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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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Find video file position using an image match

What would be the best tool / method to automatically find a position from an video file, where the frame approximately matches* a given image? Basically, a command to: "Find the position where ...
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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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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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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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Inserting Chapters / Cue Points / Bookmarks DURING video capture

I'm interested in using a camcorder to capture several hours of video footage to a computer. The overwhelming majority of the footage will be totally useless, and so I anticipate it being somewhat of ...
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problems encoding 1080p60fps MTS files with ffmpeg to DNxHD proxy; plays too slow in NLE compositor window.

I was advised to encode my HD files with ffmpeg to DNxHD proxy with 220M bitrate rather then 45M so the image doesnt have too much artifacts. I reduced the framerate to 29.97 fps when I encoded the ...
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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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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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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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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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Trimming videos - quicktime vs. mplayer/ffmpeg stack

I have several mp4 video files (H.264, AAC) from which I want to trim a few seconds at the beginning and the end. I used Quicktime Player 7 and MPEG Streamclip for this. The generated files are a bit ...
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How to select 1 hour video clip from multiple folders using VLC

I have different collection of video training and I would like to select 1 hour or 30 min video, which can have multiple clips, based on the duration, it may not be exactly 30 min. Is it possible to ...
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Use a video as an overlay on another video from command line?

MEncoder/FFmpeg can overlay a video with an image from the command line. Is this possible with a video? I want to overlay a video with another dynamic video. Some parts of the overlayed video must be ...
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Creating zoom-pan video from a picture in Linux

I would like to make a six second video using six images. Each second is sliding over one image from its top to its botom. Or some other motion effect – I would like to try several. I tried ...
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Detect video chapter breaks from black screen or no sound in video

I need to analyze the video and audio in an MKV or MP4 container for timestamps where the screen is blank and/or there's no audio. I'd like to use this to generate chapter files for some video ...
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Pinnacle Studio Codecs

I'm having problems importing TV recordings into Pinnacle Studio 12 on Windows Vista. My STB records TS files. I believe the Australian digital standard is to use MP4 but I'm not certain. I have tried ...
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Are there software enabling translation when seeing a video?

I have videos , flv format, the language spoken is american-english and I don't understand most of what is said. So I need that there is a translation below the screen when I see the video. So are ...
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High quality video frame grab under Linux

There is a software (I suppose there are more) under Windows, which claims to take high quality frameshots from videos, called Moment I suppose it works in a way that it takes a set of consecutive ...
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Most efficient way of having an object move across a video?

I have a still image that I would like to utilize to move across a .wmv file I have. What is the easiest and most proficient way I can accomplish this without having to go frame by frame? I wasn't ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro: rendered video jitter (frames jump around)

Perhaps not exactly the best forum for this as it may be slightly out-of-topic. On another hand the community is great and helpful. Using Premiere Pro CS5, my machine is well rounded and shouldn't ...
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How do I import a video from an old Sony digital tape HandyCam?

Some friends gave me their old HandyCam and a bunch of tapes asking me to put them on a DVD. The model is Sony DCR-TVR103 and it records onto Hi8 digital tapes. It has a Firewire port also. I am ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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VLC to put 2 videos together, output video has glitchy playback and seeking

I am trying to put two videos together (one after the other) using VLC. I did manage to get an output video with both original videos concatenated(That was hard enough to figure out!), but the output ...
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OS X 10.8 any way to remove stretched light frames from a stabilized video?

I stabilized my video with Motion 5. The problem is it was taken with slow shutter so when the camera moved, the light in the frame are stretched and defaced. Stabilized it just looks like the ...
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Allow multiple instances of Handbrake

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Handbrake on Windows 7 (video encoding application)? I have a 32 thread system and I think it would be more efficient to encode 2-3 movies at the same ...
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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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How to trim a video with VLC and export as MP4?

I'm using this method to trim a video with VLC (2.0.4) without transcoding. Basically, you use the red record button and the trimmed video will be exported to your default videos folder. The tutorial ...
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Video cutting with minimal re-encoding or no re-encoding

I want to cut a video file (i.e. delete parts of it), and do it with the minimum amount of re-encoding possible. I found this piece of software called Machete, which otherwise works fine, but it ...
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How can I truncate .m4v elementary stream files?

I have two .m4v MPEG4-Visual elementary streams which need to be truncated down to a specific length, leaving the same starting point and simply specifying a frame number at which to end. I have ...
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How to burn a video to DVD so it fits

I have an m4v video i took while on vacation. It's large (2.3GB) and will fit on a DVD as a file. But i want to burn it in DVD format compatible with most American DVD players. Windows 7 Live Movie ...
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Make recorded voice sound like specific tenor / actor?

This might seem unusual but I need to edit an audio file(wav) that is saying some sentences for a presentation and make it sound like a certain tenor that I can find audio samples in the Internet. I ...
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How can I add a timer/stopwatch overlay to video?

I'd like to add stopwatch overlay with seconds counter to video file (in the middle, also insert some additional captions). How can I easily achieve this?
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HD footage playback is slow on my computer

I have an MSI X58 Pro Bord with an i7 processor and 6 GB Kingston memory. My VGA card is ATI RADEON HD 5850 and I have 2 hard disks of 1 TB size. The Power supply is a 700W/80 plus goldkist. I run ...
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What format to import DVD “tracks” for easy editing and publishing under Windows 7?

I have set up my analog harddisk recorder to record computer gameplay (including game sounds), which can then be burned to a dvd. I would like to import the "dvd movie" and do additional editing - ...