Questions tagged [video]

Software to create or manipulate video files.

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What is a screen recorder with mouse movement and can save the recording as video?

I'm looking for screen recording software that supports: dynamic zooming of the page captures mouse movements allows captions to be overlaid stop/continue recording sound recording saves as standard ...
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Free, lightweight, all-in-one, audio and video format converter

In short, something that just does what one would expect such a program to do. (Just convert it so it works on my mother's media player!) By "free" I mean free-as-in-beer. I'm okay with closed source ...
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Software to download YouTube videos to hard drive

I'm looking for software that would let me download YouTube videos as video files to the hard drive. Don't care much about format being saved as long as Windows VLC can play it out of the box. I'm ...
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Freeware video editing software [closed]

I'm working on a comparative list of both commercial and free video editing programs (NLE software). While there are tons of good commercial options, I can't find many acceptable freeware alternatives....
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Video player that doesn't stop playing when screen turns off

I have some speech videos and would like to continue playing when screen is off (in other words, continue to play the audio). Does anyone know of a video player capable of doing this on Android - as I ...
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Video editor for Windows that can insert images or audio at arbitrary points

If I'm trying to edit relatively simple videos, what is a good editor that has these features available on Windows? trimming video clips, playing one video clip after another (basic functions, not ...
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Split video into pictures

I need software that can take a standard .mp4 video and give me all the frames in standard picture format (.png or .jpg if possible). I know Movie Maker can take individual frames and turn them into ...
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Mass Video Trimming

I have a bunch of videos created with a 10 second intro in the front of each of them. They are all MP4 and basically I want to trim the first 10 seconds off each video. Is there a piece of software ...
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Open source video editing software for linux?

I'd like to find a good solid video editing software for Linux, preferably open-source. I've recently tried Cinelerra and Kdenlive, however kdenlive crashed on me a trifle too often for my liking. ...
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YouTube downloader for Ubuntu

I'm looking for a software similar to YTD. I want the following features: Runs natively on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit Free (not necessarily open source) Pause and resume Download multiple videos at once ...
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Adding closed captions to online videos

I am looking for a program/browser extension that can generate closed captions on any video I watch online. I like to watch a lot of YouTube tutorials, breaking news, and general information videos ...
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Simple Webcam Photo / Video taking software

For a long time I have used "Acer Crystal Eye Webcam" to take photos and videos with my Acer Laptop webcam. However, this software isn't really flexible, it shows the screen only in a fixed size ...
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How to create automatic subtitles?

You know how Youtube creates "automatic" subtitles based on the sound on a video? (sound-to-text) I have an MP4 file on my computer. How do I create "automatic" subtitles based on the video's sound, ...
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Video player with backward frame by frame stepping for Linux

For analyzing videos, I am looking for a Linux tool to browse through frames one by one, both forward and backward in time. I am currently using MPlayer for studying these videos, using . to step ...
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What free tool can step through and extract individual frames of a video?

I have a video, and I want to pull out a certain frame from it, as an image. Is there any free software that can step frame-by-frame through a video, and then extract a specific frame to an image?
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View each frame of video and delete/edit them

I'm looking for a program that lets me view each and every frame of a video, and edit / delete specific ones. I want the program to: be free allow me to view each frame and delete a group of them by ...
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Play up to 9 videos simultaneously

I am looking for a program that can play up to 9 videos simultaneously in the same window (16 would be even better). If possible, free and works with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. I don't want to have ...
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How to recover data from old DVDs?

I have very important files (mostly videos) on my DVDs. But these DVDs are 3-4 years old and I have not used them in the meanwhile. Now, videos are not playable using the Windows Media Player, VLC, ...
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Overlay subtitles over Web videos

I’m looking for a way to overlay subtitles when watching a video on the Web. Features: It should work for every kind of video, no matter which player is used (Flash, HTML5 video, …). It should also ...
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Basic video editing and DVD creation software for Windows?

I'm looking for some software to let me to cut/splice some home video, then make a DVD I can play in a DVD player. An additional feature that would be nice is if I could edit the audio levels of the ...
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Tool to split MP4 videos

I'm looking for a tool which can split MP4 video files. I have tried Any Video Converter but find that it is unreliable and forces choices on frame size but does not always allow me to choose the ...
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Video player that displays multiple (3 or more) subtitle tracks at once

I'm looking for a video player that has an option to display multiple subtitles simultaneously. It needs to run on Windows 8.1 and I don't care about the price. Illustrative Example If you don't ...
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Program to watch a talk along with slides

I have the video and the slides (PDF) of a 1-hour talk. I'm looking for a program that would: display the video and the slides side-by-side as videolectures.net does: I don't want to have to manually ...
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IP Camera Viewer

I am looking for software, a web application, or website for viewing IP camera streams from an Android device. Must Haves: Ability to view/connect multiple streams at once Ability to load sound with ...
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Managing offline learning video courses

I am looking for Calibre-like software to manage off-line learning video (such as from coursera, Lynda or from no-name author) courses saved on local disc. All courses can be tagged and filtered by ...
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StreamTransport for Linux/Mac: detect and download videos from any website

On Windows I use StreamTransport (recently renamed as FreewareTube Studio) to download videos from any website: it can detect and download videos with HTTP/RTMP/RTMPE/RTMPTE protocols which cover the ...
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Browser extension that can play YouTube videos faster than x2

I am looking for a browser extension that can play YouTube videos faster than x2 in the browser, and if possible, work with Google Chrome and Windows 7.
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What video player will speed up, slow down, & play backwards on the fly?

I'd like to set up some physical buttons and dials to control the playback of a long video. I'd like to have a video player which allows me to switch to an arbitrary playback speed at any time while I'...
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Android app to record audio/video without showing on screen

I'm looking for an Android app that can: Record video and audio. When it's running it doesn't show the actual app on the screen. It is OK if it shows an icon in the notification bar, however. ...
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Screen recording software for Chrome OS

I wish to start a YouTube channel playing City of Steam, and some other games like Happy Wheels. There are many services such as Screencastify which will record the screen, record my voice and embed ...
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Android screencast video recorder that doesn't need root

I am looking for an Android screencast video recorder that doesn't need root (e.g. unlike the Screencast Video Recorder app). If possible, free and HD. I use a Samsung Galaxy S3 if the application is ...
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Windows video player that can play from SFTP source

I'm looking for a video player for Windows that can read videos from SFTP source (like Archos Video Player on Android). I know that VLC can do it but you need to enter URL and authentification every ...
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tool to capture video from desktop activities [duplicate]

I've a website. I want to provide users a video on how to use it. Is there any tool, which can capture whatever I do in my website and convert it as a video?
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Edit video file while retaining the original format

I need a piece of Windows software that can edit (split, trim, concatenate, etc) both common (MP4) and relatively-uncommon (MKV) video formats while retaining the original format (resolution, bitrate, ...
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Is there a free video converter that allows you to adjust color settings (filters) like brightness, contrast, and gamma?

Is there a free video converter that allows you to adjust color settings (filters) like brightness, contrast, and gamma? I read Free, lightweight, all-in-one, audio and video format converter (well, ...
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Video playback that smooths speech at high speeds

I like to watch lectures on high speed (usually between 1.5x and 2x) with VLC. The limiting factor is often the rate at which the speech becomes unintelligibly clipped/choppy. Is there software that ...
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Ubuntu Video Library manager

I'm looking for a video library manager that works for Ubuntu 16.04. Some of the key capabilities is to be able to sort-by and manage ID3 tags and playback mp4 files within the application. With all ...
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Chrome extension to download videos?

It seems Google Chrome is blocking downloading YouTube videos. For example, Video Downloader professional is no longer working. Please recommend a Google Chrome extension that can download videos. ...