A video editor, such as openshot, allows you to edit and manipulate videos using graphical tools.

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Openshot 1.4.3 no longer recognising blender when making animated titles

I was using openshot and blender to create some animated titles and it was working fine until openshot just started to cry out for blender for no apparent reason. The previews work fine, and some ...
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How to crop and merge .ogv videos?

I am presently creating a video tutorial for a software tool. I have recorded a few short videos (between 30 seconds and 4 minutes) with RecordMyDesktop that I now need to merge into a single video. ...
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How can I split a .mp4 in two?

I have a bunch of .mp4 files (DRM free). Each file comprises two episodes of a kids TV show. I would like to simply split the file in two without re-encoding. What's the best way to do this? ...
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Fade video and audio in and out using avconv

How do you fade video and audio in from and out to back avconv? I have found many posts on how to do this with ffmpeg but non with avconv. The length of the video will change between videos. Is it ...
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Unable to start Lightworks on Ubuntu 15.04 produces (app goes to blank screen)

I wanted to try a video editor for Ubuntu and so I installed Lightworks. Installation went fine, either by manually downloading the .deb from Lightworks website or by terminal. However, in either ...
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How to create video visualizations / sound responses for songs

Simply I'm wanting to create music visualization videos for songs I make for youtube (like a stereoscope). I know it can be done using templates for Adobe After Effects on Windows machines. Is there ...
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Video quality goes bad when add video to kdenlive?

I have used many screencast programs and every time i add output recording to kdenlive for editing, it shows pixelated video. Quality of video becomes very low and i can't figure out the reason for ...
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How do I rotate a video without audio alteration?

I have a video recorded with an iPad, and I want to rotate it. I tried the solution provided in this answer, but first I get this warning : If the file is using B-frames as reference, this can lead ...
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Getting a Focusrite 18i20 how do I install with good studio program

I'm pretty stoked my new Focusrite 18i20 is at the PO ready to pick up. What is a great professional audio recording software for ubuntu 14.04? What do I need to do to make it work? looking for a ...
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How to install VideoLAN Movie Creator?

I'd like to get VideoLAN Movie Creator for my Ubuntu 14.04. Is there any possibility? Or any other similar to Windows Movie Maker? Openshot is very weak and all the others from software center even ...
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Problem to install kdenlive 0.9.10 : ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install kdenlive 0.9.10 on ubuntu 14.04 (with gnome desktop). I followed the instructions from the official website (https://kdenlive.org/download-ubuntu). But no success. sudo add-...
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How to install adobe after effects with wine on ubuntu 14.10?

I'm a video editor and a film maker. I want to use Adobe After effects to make graphical contents for my work. I would like to install it in my Ubuntu even while I have Windows. Can I install it on ...
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How to cut mp4 file and link to make webm

Whats the fastest way to cut small sections of a mp4 file and link them back together as a WEBm help is greatly appreciated!
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How to make a video from seperate frames

I used blender to create an animation, and i set the output to PNG. So i it is easier to analyse the animation. Now i want to turn those 180 png frames into a video. This is something that can be done ...
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How to make lyrical music video?

I'm trying to make a lyric video for my friends band. I wanted to make a video with the album art and have the lyrics appear and leave the screen with some effects. I've downloaded programs like ...
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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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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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Kdenlive gone from system, and won't re install?

I have posted this on the Kdenlive forum but been advised to try elsewhere as this seems to be an OS related issue, so here goes... I have been using Kdenlive happily for a while on Ubuntu 14.04LTS(...
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Ubuntu Video Streaming

my sisters theatre group needs a live stream for their new play. Someone will film the scene and we send it to a beamer via my laptop computer (running on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04). At some point the video ...
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Create only blackscreen with subtitles from avi / flv file

I've got an interview in avi or flv format and I created subtitles (srt-file) for that. Which tool(s) can I use, to create a video file of minimal size, which only shows a picture/blackscreen and my ...
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Create video file with multiple audio tracks?

I have an animated movie in three different languages. The picture is exactly the same for each langauge, only the audio is different. I want to merge all these files into one, so that I have a ...
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How to create Beat Generated Effects Syncronised from Music (wav format etc)

I create and produce my own electronic music (ala EDM/ambient House, prog-folk genres) and would like to be able to generate 'kaleidoscope, psychedelic' type effects from the original wav and then ...
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How do I set the dimensions of OpenShot images?

For reasons I can't seem to divine, when I export images from OpenShot they are consistently 320x240, even if the originating video is 2 or 3 times that size. I've tried using the "Convert to Image ...
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Audio editing software with a similar workflow to Premiere Pro for video

Is there any software available that allows for multi-track audio editing, with a workflow similar to that of Adobe Premiere Pro for video editing? I'd like to be able to take lots of recordings of ...
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Openshot trouble, help

I installed openshot today and so far I was doing kinda fine but when I went back to create a title(animated) it wont let me progress. I checked blender also it's there but I am helpless and unable to ...
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How to combine two seperate video-sources into one using Natron ?

How do I manipulate the nodes in Natron in order to combine two or more seperate videos or images into one single video?
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How to make a shake effect in Natron ?

I have two nodes, the read-node containing a video-clip and the viewer-node, both nodes are connected, so the video can be seen in the viewer. What do I have else to add in order to obtain a shaking ...
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Software for making a video course

Me and my friend need to make a video course for school assignment. We chose to make a course about Ubuntu. We would like to make something similar to famous CBT Nuggets, and if it will be valuable, ...
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Simple open source Adobe After Effects alternative for creating title sequences

My partner is a film maker and has recently found herself in the need to make her own title sequences (she used to rely on other people's designs). She's mostly dealt with After Effects titles before, ...