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LiVES hangs during initial configuration

I'd like to install the Video Editing Software LiVES on my Ubuntu 12.04. The installation itself worked without any problems. When I now start LiVES it runs through the initial configuration until the ...
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editing videos avoiding change in format and resolution

I am recording screencasts with ffmpeg(*), and editing them with kdenlive(**) I have a problem: My videos often look much less sharp after rendering by kdenlive. I have to choose both a video profile ...
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I have lost a 30GB Folder [closed]

i was using a video player running a movie. the player (movie player that is coming by default on ubuntu) was freezing and the file and others files in the same folder (30 GB ) was missing. still ...
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What is the best video editor on Ubuntu for editing multi-format/multi-eco?

I have many video clips with different formats and I want to create a short movies by joining them. Most of the clips are taken with Nokia N8 and Lumia 800. I am using Ubuntu, I have tried many of ...
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What open-source video editors are available with 4k capabilities?

Are there any open-source video editors available for Ubuntu that have 4k exportation capabilities? If not, are there any proprietary (free or paid) license video editors with these skills?
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Is there a program which allow easily to add speech bubbles to a video/screen cast?

I am currently creating a screencast tutorial for a lecture. Therefore I use recordmydesktop to get a video of my actions. Now I want to annotate some actions in the video with speech bubbles ( or ...
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How to composite videos and make animations in Ubuntu?

Well, I'm not talking about programs like NukeX, Cinelerra, Jahshaka because they aren't either free or feature rich. I have seen couple of cool videos done on Linux platform, most likely to be ...
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How can I create a movie from an .hdr file?

I have generated few .hdr files using Sketchup and V-Ray. Now I want to combine all those files to create a movie. Well it seems the best option is to use Photoshop,but I don't have Photoshop,and I ...
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What tools can I use to a text overlay to a video?

I have an MP4 that I uploaded from my Android to my Ubuntu workstation for editing. What tools can I use on Ubuntu to fade in and out professional-looking text?
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How to easily delete snippets using Kdenlive?

I'm using Kdenlive to edit some video I recorded. I have some "uh"s, "um"s, and dead air I want to delete quickly. For every little bit I need to remove, I'm having to: Select track Set end cutting ...
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Record from VHS tapes

I recently got a USB TV Tuner card. I want to digitize old family VHS tapes. However the TV Tuner card driver doesn't do audio, only video. I have plugged a 3½mm jack from the video machine my laptop. ...
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How to edit flv comments?

On ubuntu when I right click a flv file and go to Properties > Audio/Video i see in the "General" section that is says "Comment:", but has no value. I need to add some text about the video there. How ...
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Pitivi won't render in 12.04

I've recently upgraded 11.10 to 12.04 and then reinstalled Pitivi and Gstreamer codecs ecxept the extra codecs and regardless of which container,vid codec or aud codec the rendering bar wouldn't move ...
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What's the best way to burn a video file to a DVD?

I have a few high quality video files in a number of formats. I'd like to burn them so I can watch them on my DVD player. I'd like a program similar to Nero, which can transcode the files and burn ...
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How Can I use Arista Transcoder or Transmageddon to shrink Videos?

How Can I use Arista Transcoder or Transmageddon to shrink a Video file? Any other recommendation for a software that can shrink videos?
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How do I correctly install ffDiaporama (slideshow software) on Ubuntu 12.04

Background I had some issues with dependencies etc and I thought it would be useful if I posted the correct solution here so other community members could benefit. I am not sure it appropriate to do ...
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Software to add images to video?

I have video where I want to put images on my hand (in the video) and have them fly all over the video screen. Is their any software for Ubuntu 11.10 to do this or at least to insert an image into the ...
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best command line tool to join videos

I have used ffmpeg, but with it you have to first make mpg videos then do cat video1.mpg video2.mpg > joined.mpg and then convert to joined.mpg to joined.mp4 with ffmpeg to be able to upload on ...
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App to make a video from photos?

I was wondering what could be a good app (with a GUI ;) ) for making a video from a bunch of photos or images, to create a time-lapse video, or a stop-motion animation, or even a video like this one. ...
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FFMPEG not extracting part of the video

I used FFMPEG to extract portion (5 seconds) of a video like this: ffmpeg -ss 00:30:00 -t 00:00:05 -i original.avi cut1.avi and also like this: ffmpeg -ss 1800 -t 5 -i original.avi cut1.avi But ...
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Is there any working, usable video editing software for ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Video editing software options? Is there any decently stable video editing software for Ubuntu, that won't crash at every mouse click and that you can actually use for ...
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How to insert countdown into a video file

Is there an easy way to insert a big countdown clock after a given time position of a video file in linux? The countdown clock should count down in seconds from n to 0. Edit: I don't want to insert ...
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How do I cut dvb-streams (mpeg) easily? DVBCut doesn't run in 11.10

On Ubuntu 11.04 Natty and older I used to cut streams recorded from Me TV with DVBcut. Though this package is in official repositories I can't use it because of missing the icons on the GUI and ...
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KDenLive not working in Ubuntu 11.10

I am using Kubuntu 11.10 (32-bit). I tried to install KDenLive in it. For installing KDenLive, I added the third party repository to get the latest version of the software . After installing its ...
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Are there any video editors that support WebM?

Are there any video editors for Ubuntu that support WebM importing? AKA, I have a raw WebM file that needs editing.
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How to create videos for websites (personal blog, youtube..)

I am going to start making Ubuntu tutorial videos again but this time around I will like to know what is the best format for uploading videos to my personal blog or to youtube. In the past I was using ...
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Screencast 1024x768, What is the recommended encoding?

Using Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid, what is the recommended encoding for a screencast recorded at 1024x768? The tools I used were RecordItNow (KDE package that works great on Gnome) and OpenShot Video Editor. ...
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How to verify in my Ubuntu am i using opensource video codec's or not?

I am using H.264 video codec in my Ubuntu for video editing. But how do i verify it is the openSource H.264? apt-get install x264 i applied, does it installs the Free H.264 or commercial one?. hints: ...
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How can I rotate a video?

Is there a way to change the rotation angle of a video file? I have a couple of videos in the wrong direction so all I wanted is to correct it.
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How to burn subtitle to avi?

I have tried several suggested methods and commands, mostly using mencoder with commands like this: sudo mencoder movie.avi \ -ovc lavc -oac mp3lame \ -sub movie.srt \ -font ...
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How do I install cinelerra?

I need cinelerra for my video eediting in Ubuntu but i cant install that. Anybody can help me?
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how to create own video [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Video editing software options? I have to create my own video as a promo of our technical event.How to create it with ubuntu 11.04? Which software is ideal for this ...
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What video editing programme is capable of placing two videos side by side?

I would like to show the left half of the first video on the left, and the right half of the second on the right. Are there any programmes that offer this feature, or is there a workaround anyone can ...
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How do I crop a video clip?

I've recorded a video using recordmydesktop, but have unfortunately chosen for capturing the whole screen (1600*896) instead of a small part with geometric 900*690. How do I crop this video? ...
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Alternatives to dvd-slideshow

I'm currently using dvd-slideshow to create video files containing slideshows with sound, transitions and titles, and I'm quite fond of the command line approach for this kind of task. Is there any ...
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What to use to quickly cut Audio/Video

If just need to crop Audio/Video from a longer track, what can I use? I tried OpenShot, but I find the export video slow, perhaps its compling all the "layers" into a new movie? Perhaps I just need a ...
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What gstreamer packages to install for PiTiVi

This page describes the various gstreamer packages used by PiTiVi but does not give actual package names. Which gstreamer packages do I need to install? What other packages may be needed? Here is ...
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everything disabled in PiTiVi

I'm trying to use PiTiVi... I can import clips from my video camera, but the Render button and all the editing buttons on the bottom toolbar are disabled. I suspect I need to install some packages ...
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Clipping video files

I want to cut some video files I got, basically remove individual pieces of every video, without making some mashup or anything like it. I tried OpenShot Video Editor and AVIDEMUX. The latter got ...
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Simple video editor - Rotate and cut operations for MPG clips

Could you,please, advise simple video editor for Ubuntu 10.10 for MPG format. I need following operations: 1. rotate whole video - it was captured head down 2. cut part of clip Can't find these ...
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the best way to edit a video MP4 file

I have a Sony Bloggie camera that produces MP4 files. I want to edit them and upload them as fast as possible to youtube, in the best quality available. Currently i'm using Kdenlive, that gives me a ...
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Removing/reducing camera shakyness? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Video stabilisation software I strapped a video camera to my motorbike helmet and took this video: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rorymccann/4787401579/ Since it's ...
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Creating Snapshoot Gallery From Video

Anyone know of an application for creating a snapshot gallery from a video file, like this picture?
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How do I use mp4mux to create mp4 as recommended by Pitivi?

I'm trying to export video for use with the HTML5 tag. I've already created a nice webm encoding but can't create the equivalent mp4 video. The MP4 option in Pitivi says it's not recommended and ...
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What would be most efficient PC configuration for professional non-linear video editing?

I'm a broadcaster with editing experience in Final Cut Pro and some Avid work. Over the past few months, I have been eagerly awaiting the Linux FOSS release of Lightworks, an award-winning non-linear ...
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Software to create a video slideshow?

I have a bunch of pictures I'd like to make into a basic slideshow, as a video (e.g. mpeg/avi). What software is available to do this? I started using PiTiVi based on recommendation in another ...
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Good PPA for ffmpeg

Its annoying that the default ffmpeg in ubuntu's repositories is outdated and hobbled for legal reasons, however, there's a great page on the forums that walks you through building it from scratch: ...
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Best format for Cinelerra video editor

what is the best input format for Cinelerra? I have tried various combinations of video and audio formats, but none has worked so far. Advance thanks!
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Video stabilisation software

Is there any way, either through a graphical program or a command line utility to "stabilise" video in Ubuntu? By stabilise I am referring mainly to a feature of iMovie where shaky video is analysed, ...
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Can you do keyframed speed changes with video?

I'm making a video and I want to do keyframed speed changes. That is, I want to have a video gradually get faster or slower at different points. I have been a user of kdenlive for awhile but have ...