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

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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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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 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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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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Is there an easy way to edit gtk-recordMyDesktop videos?

gtk-recordMyDesktop outputs .ogv files that seem perfectly fine - they work well in Totem and VLC. However, if I try to edit them in openshot or kdenlive, the editor either crashes (kdenlive) or won't ...
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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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Best Professional Video editor for Linux equivalent to Sony Vegas Pro?

I have recently moved onto Linux especially Ubuntu, and I'm a video freak, I love editing videos for my youtube channel, and since I'm new to this Open Source World, I cannot decide which one should I ...
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Application for slicing video [duplicate]

I'm using PiTiVi to edit a long lecture, and I'd like to split it into manageable chunks, then rearrange the pieces. However, I don't see a good way to do that in PiTiVi; apparently, I would have to ...
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What Ubuntu-compatible software is available to remove shaking from a video? [duplicate]

I've got some some home movies that look great, but my video camera doesn't have one of those fancy new stabilizers. Is there extant end-user software (preferably FLOSS) I could use to removing the ...
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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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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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Video-/podcasting setup on Ubuntu

A few friends and I are gearing up to do a video- & podcast, and I was wondering if anyone had tips as to what software to use... I run 12.04 and am responsible for recording, editing and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can I use Pitivi to trim a video, without re-encoding it?

I would like to take a video I have and remove some parts of it, that is, produce a new video that is basically the same as the original but removing some parts. Avidemux seems to let you do this ...
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Is it possible to import DV video using Firewire?

I know there are several video editing programs: PiTiVi, Openshot, etc However I am unsure if I can transfer video footage from a DV tape to my computer. In other operating systems (with the correct ...
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Video editing app for lowering background noise while evidentiating slow voice?

I got a video who needs some delicate tweaks. In that video I recite several poems. My voice sounds too low, while the background noise is too high. If someone turns its sound at maximum to be able to ...
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Any good sites explaining how to use PiTiVi?

I have played around with it a bit... but still could use some help.
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How to edit together split-screen videos?

with what software i can split the screen of a video? putting like 3 videos at the same time in one video....here is an example of what i want to do http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JynWHMAQrHQ
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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 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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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 editor with bubble annotations

I use the annotations feature of YouTube a lot, but I want to get away from flash and start hosting my videos using html5. So I need to create those bubbles and embed them in the video using an ...
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A simple video editor

I am looking for an easy video editor for Ubuntu 12.04. My needs are simple: make clips and upload them on sites (cut segments from a video file with frame to frame precision, convert into common ...
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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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“Twixtor” ? Any open source equivalent for Ubuntu Linux?

I am looking for something like "Twixtor" / Slow motion / photomorph. Is there any open source equivalent for Ubuntu Linux? Here are some video samples showing this effect: ...
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How do I automate simple video edits?

I have a set of video clips, that all need the same title/end image added, then cross-faded into (and at the end, out of) the video. I figure there's a way to automate this with ffmpeg or avconv, I ...
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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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Splitting a video into multiple parts

I have several large videos that I want to split into parts. The only way to do that I know is to split one part at a time with OpenShot. I have to split, wait a long time, delete the part, split the ...
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Extracting images from video in 1 minute intervals

I would like to extract images from a video Exp01.avi, the video is 25 minutes long. I want the images to be extracted from the video after every 1 minute interval. Please someone tell me how to do ...
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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu is there any frame by frame video editor software which can allow to place a picture?

I have this video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8iOQ9zWP6A Where i have to place two picture of my girl-friend, i have to replace the existing baby faces by those two pictures, which i will make a ...
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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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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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How can I make a new video out of specific bits from a video CD?

I have a video CD (VCD), and there are specific parts I'm interested in: a few seconds here, a few seconds there. I'd like to extract only those bits, into a new video file (or files). How can I do ...
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Video editor with recording options

I'm searching for a video editor which would also allow recording from microphone. It must run in Lubuntu and include 3 features which would work simultaneously: seeing the video (a moving picture, ...
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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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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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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 ...