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Lowering overall white to make blacks darker?

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:01:18 GMT

I have 2 different video sources and the one I wish to use has something I would like to adjust to be more like the other. The source I am using which is on the right seems to be too bright or have too much white tint over it. Blacks don't look dark enough and the overall image looks better to...

Sony BDP-S3500 region free DVD playback?

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:40:56 GMT

Please help! A few days ago I bought a Sony BDP-S blu Ray and was horrified to find that I can’t play any of my imported region 1 or 2 dvds. I can’t find any region unlock procedures for this model. Can someone please help?

Avidemux MP4v2 Muxer outputting variable frame rate (audio sync issues)

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 02:21:55 GMT

Source is from a Digital8 tape that I captured in WinDV ( to a DV-AVI Type 1 file, then ran through VirtualDub ( with direct stream copy saved as AVI, this is to convert it to DV-AVI Type 2 so that I can open it...

Hi can someone help trying to use proxy with youtube dl can someone help

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:56:35 GMT

hi looking video that looks like it needs ip of brazil other wise i get forbidden message from youtube dl ( i can get the m3u8 and can play with video in browser with firefox when using brasil ip, what i need to know how do i use the ip with...

more video files listed in Video-Download-Helper-Addon in Firefox

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:38:24 GMT

Hi, by using Video-Download-Helper-Addon in Firefox I encounter a problem: For some online videos a few mp4 files are listed (typically 2M to 20M) in Video-Download-Helper-Addon for download although they belong to the same video. It seems streaming doesn’t work. How can I solve this problem to...

Remove Pulldown in Avisynth with manual mode

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:10:12 GMT

How do I remove pulldown from the selection of the frame positions in which the search will be performed and with the transmitted template? For example: Pulldown (int start, int end, String template). This means that in a certain part of the video, several groups of I, P, B frames (the first letter...

Handbrake and converting video without losing quality

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:49:42 GMT

Hi all, I've registered today because I'm a little confused by the behaviour of handbrake ( and the quality settings I can select. Let me elaborate.... I've shot some HD video footage using a consumer grade camera which has resulted in a variable...

Combined MP4's into a 17-hour video, but video player says it's 13 hours

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 03:14:56 GMT

After combining many SD MP4 files into a 17-hour MP4 file, the video players show that the video is only 13 hours long. However, the entire 17 hours of video can still be played without errors. I used Avidemux (, but other tools have a similar problem....

Star Wipe in Avisynth?

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 02:27:46 GMT

Is there a way to create a star wipe transition in avisynth (

[SOLVED] Microphone: Why dynamic/passive modes?

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:27:45 GMT

Hello, I bought a Boya BY-M1 microphone ( It has two modes: OFF for use with a smartphone, and ON for use with a DSLR, Camcorder, Audio recorder, etc. Why the two modes? Thank you.

Recording HDR Signal and Help with EDID File Import for Magewell

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:10:07 GMT

Magewell has added support for HDR. I'm a little confused on how to get HDR signal and go about recording it. Capture Card: Magewell 4K Plus Link: Article Announcing HDR Support: 1. The part I'm getting a...

Cinepak video encoding

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:08:06 GMT

Well this is likely a very interesting question to ask nowadays: How might someone encode a Radius Cinepak video that would play on 68k Macs, like the IIfx or the faster 68040 Macs like the Quadra 950s or 840av? The resulting encodes would be modest 15 fps 1800kbps-3000kbps, like in this...

downloading an mp3 with livestreamer

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:49:41 GMT

What goes at the end of this to download it livestreamer ( "hls://\/005\/audio\/000018\/84770_media_player_audio_file.mp3" CLI reports ---Quote--- C:\Users\livestreamer-v1.12.2-win32\livestreamer-v1.12...

Toshiba DVD recorder-finalize disc

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 02:15:30 GMT

I was given a Toshiba DR430KC DVD recorder and I would like to finalize the disc after recording a program. Is there a way to change the thumbnail image that appears on the disc before finalizing or am I stuck with the image I see on the top menu. I have figured out how to give each recording its...

What free software can people recommend for auto syncing clips to a beat?

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 21:15:26 GMT

Hi, I have just been playing with Adobe Premiere ( Clip and I really like the way you can select a load of clips, choose a piece of music and it syncs the clips to the beat of the music. However, with the video I am trying to create being...