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

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Reset Audio Waveform in Pitivi

I have some clips that I am editing and every time I split the clips to remove certain sections from them, the audio waveform is screwed and it gets really difficult to know the audio start locations. ...
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kazam control window disappears when capture starts

I need to record a window on ubuntu 20.04. I installed kazam and selected window and started capture. But as soon as the recording starts, the kazam control window disappears. The manual says I should ...
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After Starting Openshot Video editor

tapabrata@lappy : openshot-qt Loaded modules from: /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/openshot_qt (python3:2102986): Gtk-WARNING **: 09:34:30.010: Theme parsing error: gtk.css:2515:35: '-2px' is not a ...
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Davinci not working in Ubuntu

I am able to use Davinci in Windows 10. But in Ubuntu, it is not working even on the same laptop. I have Intel i7 8565U, 16GB RAM, Intel UHD620 Graphics. It is showing unsupported GPU Processing Mode.
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Kdenlive freezing

I started a project and it was going fine. Then I wanted to add an effect to an item on the timeline. I clicked on the item, and kdenlive just froze. I pressed Ctrl+S to save previous changes if ...
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Is there a way to send usb camera stream through a color filter before it gets to Zoom or similar?

Pretty much I wanted to see if there was a way to adjust color settings before it gets to a streaming app. Thanks!!
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OpenShot video editor doesn't open

I installed OpenShot video editor by using sudo apt install openshot from the official repository, then I tried to open it by using openshot-qt command and it camed errrors, here's the output: ...
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How to edit mkv with subtitles (and keep the subs)

I have an mkv file which has (soft) subtitles in it. The video is about 30 minutes long but I want to trim it down to just 6 minutes (say, from 19:00 to 25:00). However, I want to keep the soft ...
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saving the first and second 2 minutes of a wmv video in Ubuntu Terminal

How can I cut the first two min of a 10 min video and save it as first_2min.wmv and then the second 2 min saved as second_2min.wmv without any change to the settings of the video in Ubuntu command ...
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How/Can I use Nvidia GPU in Handbrake?

system configuration intel i5 9300H nvidia 1650(m) ubuntu 20.04 gnome 3.3 nvidia driver 450 Recently I tried to crop and re-encode a video to x265 using Handbrake . I switched to Nvidia on demand in ...
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Trim a 360-degree GoPro Video in Linux?

Is there a command line (or GUI) utility to trim a 360-degree *.mov file? The file was made using a GoPro Fusion Camera. I've tried ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i File_A.mov -ss 00:00:00 -to 00:03:23 -c copy ...
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Problems with OpenShot Video Editor and Blender

I use Ubuntu Studio 20.04.1 LTS. Also, I use OpenShot Video Editor 2.5.1 and Blender 2.82a. Both from its official stable version repositories (not "snap" versions). I know there is another ...
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Reduce mp4 size to send through email

I could not send a mp4 using Yahoo! mail because it took around 30 minutes. On Ubuntu MATE 18.04, I reduced the size using ffmpeg. ffmpeg -i sm_Julia1.mpr -s hd480 -strict -2  output.mp4 But the ...
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Openshot crashes when exporting video on 20.04

OpenShot (version 2.4.3) crashes when it is exporting a video (YouTube HD 720p 30fps). I installed it using apt and official repos. This is the last part of the log file: export:INFO YouTube-HD ...
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What's the simplest way to join two JPEG videos?

There are lot of options for ffmpeg and other software, I tried "concat" method with ffmpeg and tried mkvmerge, they didn't work well for JPEG video (MJPG). I would use any tool that will keep quality,...
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Kinemaster on Ubuntu 16.04

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell Vostro 15. I want to install kinemaster on my pc. Can somebody suggest a fast and easy way ? I know it can be installed on Andriod, but can it be installed on an Ubuntu (...
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Is there any Screen Recording + Video Editing software like Camtasia for Ubuntu?

I like Camtasia because it got really handy features specially for making instructional videos or tutorials. Though, I've found try installing Camtasia exe file on Ubuntu using Wine, but I'm not ...
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Kubuntu 19.10 and Lightworks 14.6

I would like to install Lightworks 14.6 (latest release) in Kubuntu 19.10. Can you please advise how I should go about it? I am new to Linux world, hence this basic question. Many thanks.
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Devices are not working affecting my performance on Ubuntu especially my graphic card , Guys what to do?

I am having this problem from the first time I installed Ubuntu, I tried to search for any solutions, but I couldn't find anyone mentioning how to solve the missing graphic card and other drivers. I ...
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Rebind peek recorder's C-n key not to create new instance

I installed peek screen recorder and employ it to record gif of Emacs operations. In Emacs C-n invoke next-line, it thus create anther new instance of peek window. How could rebind peek's C-n but ...
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How to watch transcoded video from transcode?

I used command transcode -J stabilize --mplayer_probe -i "Video.MOV" and after that I've got an output file with .trf. What to do now?
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Ubuntu Video Editing is TERRIBLY Slow. Any fix?

I recently made the leap from Windows to Linux, and I'm enjoying my freedom thus far with Ubuntu 18.04. I've played quite a few games so far CS:GO, Minecraft with heavy shaders, Kenshi, ARK, etc. and ...
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Fix audio delay of -0,5 seconds in movie

I can edit my movie in some video editor and perfectly match audio with video, but in that case I would have to re-encode the entire video which would be time consuming. Code like: ffmpeg -i my_movie....
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Kdenlive won't update on Ubuntu 16.04

When i install kdenlive, i get version 15.12.13. I have added the ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kdenlive/kdenlive-stable I've updated and upgraded in the terminal sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Blender (and others) video editing: slow and/or bumpy playback - 100% CPU load

I use Blender for Video editing on Ubuntu 18.04, and whenever I playback the video I’m working on, the CPU load hits 100% and the playback is slow or bumpy or both. This happens even if there is only ...
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Video editor for YouTube [closed]

Which is the best video editor for making YouTube videos in 18.04? Something like adding in the video - texts and symbols ( or emojis ), and things around that line. Also, some method to export ...
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Kdenlive: Speed up the audio and video without losing pitch

I am using Kdenlive Version 17.12.3 in Ubuntu 18.04. I have increased the the speed of the video and it resulted in the pitch variation of audio. Is there any way to change the pitch? I even tried ...
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Edit webm video (with GUI)

I recorded a screencast with kazam. Now I have a webm file. Which tool can I use to edit this video? I want to cut (remove) some parts. I use Ubuntu 18.04
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How do I save a video which I've panned with mpv?

I have mpv 0.27.2 (C) 2000-2017 mpv/MPlayer/mplayer2 projects running on Kubuntu 18.04. I can view a selected area of a video, out.mp4, by using mpv --speed=0.8 --video-pan-x=-0.1 --video-pan-y=0.07 ...
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Kdenlive color picker / dropper selects interface instead of video

This problem appears to be specific to Kdenlive so far. On Xubuntu 16.04, using the color picker of e.g. the "White Balance" effect to color correct a video automatically would select a pixel from the ...
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Cannot select correct input device in Davinci Resolve?

I am using Davinci Resolve for video editing with voice over (basicly followed this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=BUVHBdcQRmk). As input source there is only "ALSA" ...
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ubuntu 18.04 and firewire device

There is only old documentation /threads regarding ubuntu and firewire device. Actually I want tp capture videos form my old Sony camera using minDV format. Using Kdenlive or dvgrab, my device never ...
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Add title text over freezed frame in Kdenlive

Ubuntu 18.04 Kdenlive I'm having difficulty overlaying text over a freezed frame: although I'm able to apply the motion freeze effect over my selected spliced clip, when I add title text on the ...
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How do I control output video file size with kdenlive?

I have a few videos i just want to add a fade to black effect or dissolve transition at the last 2 seconds with Kdenlive. My problem is that the output file is much larger than the original video. How ...
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How do I add a 1 second fade out effect to the end of a video with ffmpeg?

How do I add a simple one or half second fade effect to the start or end of a video using ffmpeg and keep everything else the same (codec,quality)
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Can I run Heavy Windows Software on Wine in UBUNTU 18.04?

I want to use Premiere Pro CC 2017 in my Ubuntu laptop but I am not sure that it will work smoothly.
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any app to Stitch Video clips [duplicate]

I have family video clips stored in different files & would like to stitch them onto one video(mp4)file for continued viewing. Any recommended app? - preferred a simple one. Thanks
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USB video grabber works with camera, not with VHS recorder

I'm trying to get rid of all my old videotapes using a USB grabber (Fushicai USBTV007 Video Grabber [EasyCAP]). When I use VLC or Open Broadcaster Software I can get the video stream from /dev/video2. ...
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How to cut and merge mp4 video files without re-encoding

Using Ubuntu 18.04 I have some screencast video files in mp4 container (h.264/mp3 codecs) that I want at times merge (i.e. C.mp4 = A.mp4+B.mp4) or at times cut removing some intervals (e.g. D.mp4 = A....
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DVD Creating / Burning Tools for Ubuntu 18.04

I am a serious collector of professional boxing videos and prefer watching them on old-fashioned tv/dvd player set instead of any computer set-up. Previously as a Windows user I have done 100's of ...
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Cinelerra GG lv2 support

I was keen to try out the new .lv2 support in Cinelerra GG but since updating my preferences to direct it to my lv2 folder the programme won't launch. Looking at the following it looks to me as though ...
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Run command for all videos in a directory [duplicate]

I have multiple video files ending in .mp4 in a directory. I would like to add our advertisement message to each video intro example.mp4 to the front and end of each video. I can do this manually for ...
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Export original 30fps video to 60fps

If I had 30fps original video, than edited it in Openshot, would there be any quality difference if I exported it to 60fps instead of 30fps?
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How to retouch video on Ubuntu?

I need to cover up some areas like they wasn't there. Is there such application (budget preferably) or should I combine several applications ? I'm do not consider expensive stuff like soft from Adobe.
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Shotcut does not show in App Grid

I have Shotcut video editor installed from the snap, all was well until I noticed a day or so ago that it no longer shows up in the app grid of my Gnome desktop (17.10). Nor does it show up if I ...
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Video Editing Software that Allows Me To Edit Multiple Audio Tracks Seperately from 1 Video File?

So OBS (my recording software) has a feature that allows me to record multiple audio tracks into one video. For example, I can have my microphone and desktop audio recorded in separate audio tracks ...
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How to create videos on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to create Text Videos on Ubuntu ie. I want to add some frames with just text in them into the video. But I also want to be able to add screengrab videos and music into them. Is there a tool on ...
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How to make video out of frames with a given frame rate?

I have frames extracted from video with 24 fps (I used ffmpeg), now I need to glue them back with the same frame rate.
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Is there a way to mark and annotate special moments in a video?

I have a long tutorial video, and it's easy for me to get lost. I really want to break the video down to parts by marking the beginning and end of each section. I also want to add a short summary to ...
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How can I install windows movie maker 2 using wine?

So I looked on winehq today to see if windows movie maker works on ubuntu, since I feel Kdenlive eats up too much memory and space on my hard drive and it seems to run properly. The only problem is I ...
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