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

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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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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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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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How can I overlay the captured timestamp onto a video using ffmpeg in YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS format?

I am trying to overlay a timestamp (date and time when frame captured) on video frames for a stored video file using ffmpeg. This succeeds in displaying time in seconds since the beginning of the ...
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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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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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How do I trim a video using Handbrake?

I can't seem to figure out the solution to a very simple problem. I want to trim a video in Handbrake and keep the video as is (resolution, encoding, etc), just chop off the first few seconds, but I ...
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Complex editing with ffmpeg - Adobe Premiere replacement

I do a lot of video editing in Adobe Premiere and a certain branch of the work is very repetitive, so I was thinking maybe I could make a script to automate the process with ffmpeg. After tying ...
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Remove Unwanted Rotation of video when merge audio With Video Using FFMPEG

Actually I want to overwrite Audio Using Recorder Audio file into Recorded Video File.For That I am Using FFMPEG Library Project from this Link Issue: When I capture video in Portrait mode and then ...
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Can't get VLC to write new file (trimming, not transcoding)

I’m trying to create a new file using VLC that is trimmed from the original. I do not wish to transcode. I'm using the command: vlc -I dummy "L:\temp\input.mp4" --start-time 71 --stop-time 74 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to make a moving circle in Sony Vegas Pro 13? (64bit)

I am trying to learn how to make a moving circle in a still image on Sony Vegas. This may be difficult to explain, but using those two images below maybe it'll make a little more sense that way. So, ...
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Cut and Compress 4K Video?

I have a 20 second video which size in 4K which size is 125 MB. It is only about a defective electronic component so accuracy is not important. I want it much smaller. I have these options in VLC ...
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How to only export cropped part of video

I have a video and I only want a smart part of the video. I know how to crop the video so I cropped it to the part I want but then I still only can export the whole video with the cropped part and ...
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Unable to import 1080p MP4 video in Photoshop CS6 (works well with 720p)

When I import MP4 videos of 720p in Photoshop CS6 it works successfully, I mean I can see the preview. The problem occurrs with MP4 videos of 1080p: I get a green image, no pitctures at all. ...
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Fix Blank Video from Window Movie Maker on Linux?

I'm using Window Movie Maker to import DV footage from a mini DV camera, since the fire-wire card only works on windows. I want to use the files on Linux. Unfortunately, they appear to not be ...
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Lossless splitting and concatenation of video

I would like to split a video file into several video files in a way that would make it possible to recreate exactly the same original video file later. Can it be done? The videos I have have the ...
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Fraps splits recording when mousing over browser things

For some reason every time I try to record my browser games (Cards Against Humanity, Yugioh, Town Of Salem, Akinator, etc), the little black bar on the bottom appears and my recording program (in this ...
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Blender Video Editor Images not showing

When I made and saved a video using Blender's video sequence editor, I closed it down, but then the next day the images below overlays wouldn't show up. Is there a way to fix this?
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Setting up a simple 10 Gb network for collaborative video editing

We have a team of five people working on the same video editing project (using Lightworks). Our current setup technically works, but not well: the video jiggles up and down as it plays and sometimes ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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 ...