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What to use to quickly cut Audio/Video

LosslessCut is focused entirely on clipping/cutting, is simple to use and does not re-encode, meaning exporting is fast. To ensure audio remains synced with image, use the keyframe cut option. Github ...
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Webcam software with live chroma keying/green screen

After some help I found that the easiest way to accomplish this is by using Open Broadcaster Software: Free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. Download and start ...
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How do I crop a video clip?

Cropping a video can be done multiple ways in Kdenlive. One way is to set the project to the desired size then set the video to original size so that only the cropped part is visible in the project. ...
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What is the easiest way to add watermark to a video?

Two options I found: Using ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -i watermark.png -filter_complex "overlay=1500:1000" output.mp4 Using avconv: avconv -i input.mp4 -i watermark.png -filter_complex '...
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How do I add a 1 second fade out effect to the end of a video with ffmpeg?

For a 10 second duration video, 1 second fade in in beginning, 1 second fade out in the ending use the fade filter: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf "fade=type=in:duration=1,fade=type=out:duration=1:...
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How do I crop a video clip?

I would recommend using another program, handbrake. Use the Loose Crop option, then switch back to the Summary tab to see a visual representation of the crop effect. I found it rendered faster than ...
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saving the first and second 2 minutes of a wmv video in Ubuntu Terminal

You can use ffmpeg to rip the first 2 minutes, etc that you want. ffmpeg -i 10minvideo.wmv -ss 0 -t 120 first2min.wmv Then for the next 2 minutes it would be the same but change the -ss 0 to -ss 120: ...
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Kdenlive: Speed up the audio and video without losing pitch

With Kdenlive 20.08, you can right-click the clip in the timeline -> Change Speed. In the dialog choose the speed ratio, and check Pitch compensation.
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How to make gif which goes backwards and forwards on a loop?

The easiest way would be to do it with this online tool. Simply upload the GIF and mark "run to the end and reverse back to the start" checkbox. I haven't seen any Linux tool with such feature built ...
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Video stabilisation software

Apparently, ffmpeg can be used now with vid.stab to produce good quality stabilized videos. There are a few sources (1, 2, 3) that report this. If your video is named input.mp4 execute $ ffmpeg -i ...
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Video stabilisation software

FFmpeg deshake filter. ffmpeg -i "$INPUT" -vf deshake=rx=64:ry=64:blocksize=32 -strict -2 "$NEW_NAME" ## :opencl=1 The higher the video resolution is, the more you need in rx, ry and blocksize. ...
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Are there any apps to resize videos in Ubuntu?

Terminal commands (Which by default are not installed) are: MENCODER Install it by sudo apt-get install mencoder mencoder The part about mencoder that you want is the parameter -vop scale which ...
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Video editor for YouTube

Personally I'd recommend DaVinci Resolve. Although I've used Kdenlive a ton, DaVinci is really high brow and yet free. you can download it here: http://www.danieltufvesson.com/makeresolvedeb ...
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Video stabilisation software

You can easily stabilize videos with Kdenlive: Right-click on a clip in the project library and select Clip Jobs -> Stabilize Worked with Kdenlive 20.08.2 on Ubuntu 20.10
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How do I crop a video clip?

I am a first-time Kdenlive user myself, but I found this youtube video suggesting to use the transform effect. Worked just fine for me. I know this is not a detailed guide, but the video explains the ...
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How to cut and merge mp4 video files without re-encoding

You can do it with ffmpeg. You need to order the options properly and add two more: ffmpeg -i INFILE.mp4 -vcodec copy -acodec copy -ss 00:01:00.000 -t 00:00:10.000 OUTFILE.mp4 From here.
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How to easily delete snippets using Kdenlive?

In the new Kdenlive you can set a zone region with i and o keys and then press Shift+x to delete the region on all tracks. Unfortunately at the moment Kdenlive Version 18.04.1 you can not exclude ...
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Video editor with recording options

KdenLive is what you need. Grab the latest version (17.04.1) from the official website. Open it up. It will look like this (note my OS is Ubuntu GNOME, not Lubuntu): Click Settings and Configure ...
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How do I crop (time not picture) an MP4 video file

In Ubuntu 16.04 the equivalent of ffmpeg is the command avconv To install it run: sudo apt-get install libav-tools Example command line to crop a video by time: avconv -i originalFile.ogv -ss 00:...
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How do I control output video file size with kdenlive?

well if you never specify anything it never alters anything. This applies to any video editing software. Wrong approach to making a video editing project start to finish : go to "file" ->...
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Video editor for YouTube

Apparently Cinelerra GG / Flowblade / Natron / Shotcut / Lightworks are a much better solution then DaVinci Resolve and compatible with Ubuntu to boot (which isn't really the case for Davinci Resolve)....
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Fix audio delay of -0,5 seconds in movie

You should not reencode neither the video nor the audio, but just delay the audio stream. The -itsoffset option of ffmpeg serves the purpose of adding an offset to the time stamp of a stream, such ...
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How can I rotate a video?

OpenShot crops the video when rotated from landscape to portrait. To compensate, I tried these steps and it worked. Hope it works for you too. place video on a track, right click and select ...
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How to make a time-lapse video from a batch of photos

The Command Line Method Grab mencoder from the repos. Drop your image files (all image files, the whole image files and nothing but the image files) into a separate directory. Run a mencoder on them, ...
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Is it viable to run Ubuntu from a USB (long-term)

Hello fellow USB booter :3 I am excited to say that, I, like you have had the need to the solution to this exact problem; though, I did it more for portability than anything else. I actually tried ...
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Kdenlive, how to use the chromakey effect properly?

1) - Right-click your top clip(green screen clip), go to "Add Transition" and select "Composite". This will show up between your clips. 2) - Extend "composite" to the same length as your clips. 3) - ...
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Are there any apps to resize videos in Ubuntu?

Generally for such tasks, you could try Handbrake HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs It should be in the repositories....
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How do I install Filmora video editing software on Ubuntu?

As far as I know it doesn't support GNU/Linux. You may try using Wine to install the Windows version, but I'm not really hopeful that it would work properly under Ubuntu. You may look into some ...
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How to edit mkv with subtitles (and keep the subs)

Try using ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i inputfile.mkv -c copy -ss 00:19:00 -t 00:06:00 -async 1 outputfile.mkv Flags The -c copy flag (short for -codec copy) will make all codec operations copy i.e. video, ...
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