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Top new questions this week:

What is a simple way to transfer HI-8 tapes to my computer?

A long time ago I had a HI-8 camera. Now I would like to create home movies I can share digitally. Does anyone know a simple an hopefully inexpensive way to transfer these tapes to my computer?

asked by rocketman7k 1 vote

Real time ffmpeg / x264 encoder behavior when input resolution suddenly changes

I want to take a live HD-SDI signal being captured by a capture card and encode it in real time to X.264. What happens when the input resolution suddenly changes? eg, from HD SDI 1080/50i to HD SDI ...

ffmpeg libx264  
asked by Danny 1 vote

Parenting a null causes unexpected results

I've built an arrow that is controlled by two nulls - one at the start point and one at the end point. Using some trigonometry in some expressions, it works. When I move the nulls, the arrow resizes ...

after-effects after-effects-expressions  
asked by tomh 1 vote
answered by stib 0 votes

After Effects: How to create a sliding waveform

I was wondering how does one create a sliding waveform in After Effects? I know how to do a static one (since there is a simple effect for it) but I have no idea how to do a progressing one that ...

after-effects audio visual-effects  
asked by CrazyQwert 1 vote
answered by stib 3 votes

What hardware do I need? Multiple audio input devices + BMCC video to Media Express

I'm a non-professional user with a Black Magic Cinema Camera 2.5k (BMCC). I have a number of separate audio outputs that I want to record with the video in Black Magic Media Express so I use multiple ...

post-production audio-recording bmcc blackmagic  
asked by BMCCAMAT 1 vote
answered by Michael Tiemann 1 vote

Is ffmpeg the solution to automate video building from multiple files

Need some help automating video & audio stitching and could use some help/direction. Let's say I have the following assets: Video 1 Video 2 Video 3 Music 1 And I want to build a few variations ...

video after-effects ffmpeg video-editor automation  
asked by TruTru 1 vote
answered by LordNeckbeard 3 votes

Stop video (something like a screenshot) in Hitfilm 3 Express

I am new in any kind of video cutting programs. I started using Hitfilm 3 Express, becuase it's free and simple to use, I think. I'm wondering if and how it is possible to make a video stop for as ...

editing screenshot  
asked by PrototypeX7 1 vote
answered by Michael Tiemann 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Youtube convert my video on bad quality

I have some problem with video and its representation on youtube. When I upload video which was encoded with MPEG4 or H.264 codec, I get bad quality video after youtube processing. What is this ...

video youtube codec  
asked by Arthur Spirke 1 vote
answered by nchpmn 1 vote

No audio during footage preview

I'm using AfterEffects CS6 on Windows 7. During footage preview/playback, I never get any audio. I have the Mute Audio option in the Preview panel turned off (audio is not muted). I checked the Edit ...

after-effects editing  
asked by Josh M. 4 votes
answered by AJ Henderson 4 votes
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