Multimedia Programming

Multimedia programming is the process of developing multimedia products, programs or services that combine text with sounds, pictures, graphics, video-clips, virtual reality, digital animation and other forms of media, and generally requires skill sets that include programming languages such as Java and C++, graphics, animation and video production.

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Adding Reverb with Premiere Pro or Audacity

I am about to record my voice for a web video, but need to make my voice deeper. I am told by an expert I need to ad Reverb.

Please tell me how to control this with either Premiere Pro or Audacity.

Thanks.
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Activating a YouTube Playlist?

I created a playlist of my videos in the order I'd like them displayed. But I do not see any difference.

Can I make the playlist into the default playlist?

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I have an .MP4 that I would like to burn to a DVD but I need it to loop the video for our clinics.  What is the best method you would recommend.
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Does ZOHO Webinar allow a live video stream as an input? I see they have a brand called Darkroom which works on Windows, not Mac. I just need to live stream video.

My problem with WebinarJam is that it controls the webcam, and provides me now way to insert a ChromaKey to replace a green screen background. YouTube, on the other hand, works perfectly in this regard.

Zoho is low cost and seems full featured. But I need to find if it gets its video stream from a configurable source, like OBS or vMix Pro, or is stuck with the model used by WebinarJam.

Thanks.
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Need a YouTube based webinar, with chat service

I need to create the MP4 of a live webinar, where I use OBS to live stream myself to YouTube, with my green screen replaced with a professional looking image. But I need one to many chat services.

So, how much I do this?

I wish I could use a comprehensive webinar solution, but they either do not support the green screen technology (WebinarJam) OR they are too expensive (GoToWebinar).

So, my solution is to use:

1) OBS for green screen removal
2) Live OBS stream to YouTube
3) YouTube handles audio

But I need a chat service my attendees can use to submit comments and questions.  

Suggestions?

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Need a "poor man's" green screen

At the moment, I am stuck. I am all configured for a live webinar using WebinarJam. Now, I find they do not support green screen replacement.

I am looking fo a technical solution, like using GoToWebinar. But, in the short run, is there another possible solution, like finding a professional looking cloth drape to use instead of a green screen?

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Need a FREE survey web tool

I need free because of how I plan to deploy it to numerous businesses. But, I need some features also.

Mostly, I need the ability to export the questions, then import them into a different account.

Am i asking too much?

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Need to "re-broadcast" the repaired video stream

I am in a major pickle. I finally got a live stream video solution to work (using OBS)  that removes the green screen. But I use WebinarJam for my webinars, and they do not support green screen. They only take the video direct from my Logitech C922.

What can I do?

I feel like I need a setting on OBS to "re-broadcast" the modified video stream. This means that WebinarJam would display the stream, as is, which is the way I want it to look.

Am I making any sense?

What is the purpose of using OBS to modify the live video stream if it can not be used?

WebinarJam also allows YouTube live and Facebook live, which may mean I can use OBS as an input into either of those.

Please let me know your thoughts on the options available to me.

Thanks.
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Need Green Screen replacement from YouTube or Facebook

I use a service called WebinarJam, but they do not support Green Screen replacement. BUT, they provide three possible input source for the video...

Video Stream Options
As you can see, YourTube live and Facebook live are options.

Does this mean I can use either of these to insert my background image, then use the fixed stream with WebinarJam?

Their support says "WebinarJam does not support Green Screen replacement." But if I give then the video stream from YT or FB, they have no choice.

Am I right or wrong?

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I develop a window's desktop application in C++.    I'd like to add an embedded video help system.  At various places in the GUI and help button -- the user clicks the help button, and a video plays showing them some 'how to' information.

What are suggestions for how to play a video?   I'm not sure I want to rely on Windows Media player (or any other particular thing) being installed or not.  And I don't want it to take several seconds for some player to boot up and start showing the video.  I really want it to be very fast -- click on help button and video is playing 2 seconds later.  Only need the most basic video controls: play, pause, rewind, volume for audio.

Is there a video player I could bundle with my product?  Suggestions?  Thanks!
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Which ScreenFlow product does green screen removal for Live Streaming on an old Mac?

There are so many choices. I am not sure which is the best (and cheapest) for me.

I need to remove the green screen from the video feed, and replace it with a static image, since I am using WebinarJam for a live web seminar.

Which ScreenFlow product handles this green screen removal on a Mac? I have an old Mac, and hope it would work on a 2013 Mac with the following hardware:

Processor: 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5
Memory: 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3
Graphics: Intel HG Graphics 4000 1536 MB

If I must, I would consider a machine upgrade to use ScreenFlow, but hope I can get it running with my current gear.

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Need to replace green screen background using a web cam for live streaming

I use WebinarJam and need a web cam, and have been directed to get a Logitech 922 or 930 (by EE and WebinarJam).

A primary use of this camera will be of me in front of a green screen, for live streaming. But I am not yet sure if WebinarJam handles the green screen replacement or if that is the job of the camera itself.

Here is a camera which does the green screen replacement...

https://www.amazon.com/Logitech-C922x-Pro-Stream-Webcam/dp/B01LXCDPPK/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1535043289&sr=1-2&keywords=Logitech+922

I have a Mac, BUT, I could load Windows for this Personify green screen replacement technology to be compatible with my system.

My only experience with green screen replacement is with a video, using Premiere Pro. I have not does this live but have heard there are problems involving automatic green screen replacement, when the subject is moving, or when details, like fingers, get truncated.

Please provide some feedback on whether this green screen replacement works well with this camera? Is it possible that WebinarJam has a setting which does the green screen replacement.for me?

Thanks.
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Need a web cam for live streaming

I need a web cam for live streaming my video image to my Mac, for use in a live webinar.

I may place it on a tripod since the top of my monitor may be a bit low. So, I think I need a conventionally sized screw hole at the bottom of the device.

I need it to be high enough quality so that my webinar looks good.

What kind of resolution do I need?

What kinds of features are useful?

I expect to buy on eBay.

Any suggestions from this page?

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2380057.m570.l1313.TR12.TRC2.A0.H0.Xweb+cam.TRS0&_nkw=web+cam&_sacat=0

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I have a lot of Audacity aup files (one stereo song in each).  I am using an iMac.  I would like to batch export these files to mp3 files. Is there any way to 1.) batch export from aup to mp3  2.) include metadata (artist/song/track number/etc), and 3.) is there a command line option to get this done?   Ideally, I would like to run an Audacity conversion program from command line and have the metadata as command line options.  I have a feeling that I can't do this with Audacity, but I'm hoping I'm wrong... Thanks!
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Adobe Premiere Pro - Installing After Effects

I had a video developer create a video for me using Adobe Premiere Pro. I also got the complete Premiere Pro project and all the related files. But when I try and open the project and resolve a missing file, Motion.aep, I am told I need to install After Effects in order to import the file.

How do I do this?

I have a Mac Premiere Pro CC 12.0

Thanks.

After Effects needed
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I have an MP4 video file.  I and extended family want to watch it on  TVs.  Curious what ways you can suggest I do it.

I have a PC with VGA output connected to a VGA port on the TV (an HD capable 55" TV a couple years old).  That works.

But what other ways for those of us without the PC connected to the TV?

I have the MP4 in my iphone's pictures / videos.  It plays great on that little screen.  but it doesn't seem to be able to stream / mirror to a TV.  I hear that an apple TV box WOULD work.

Any other ways?  with a chromecast? with an apple firestick?  Can most newer DVD players play a DVD with an MP4? Or I have to convert it into a DVD format (the audio and video folders, etc.?)  and then there's actually 3 different videos.  Do I need 3 DVDs or can a DVD player select between 3 different MP4s?  Or in DVD format, have to make a menu?
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Hi,

Our boos car has a cam for when doing reverse, he can see whats in the back.  Is there a way to make that cam record while driving?
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Saw a youtube link (which I've now misplaced) that Bluestack software could
replace VCE exam dumps player:
https://www.bluestacks.com/download.html?utm_campaign=homepage-dl-button#download

I've installed it on my Windows but doesn't seem to find any option that could play it.
Anyone knows?  Or any other freeware player to play VCE dumps on Windows (not
for Android)?
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How to delay the shutter on a Canon SX720HS

I can not find the option to have a 5 or 10 second daly on the shutter.

Suggestions?
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Background:  I'm working with a small school who is interested in bringing live text into their athletic streams.  The most cost effective yet easily editable solution for students is to use a Google Sheet.  The solution is great, but now they've evolved to wanting the "white" in the cell background to become transparent.

Question:  I'm working with OBS studio (https://obsproject.com/).  
I use a local Chrome browser source going to a Google Sheet as one of my media layers.   Works great.

The next thing I need to do is make the white background of a cell(s) to be transparent rather than the classic "white".  I've attempted a ChromaKey filter within OBS on the browser source.  Unfortunately the ChromaKey filter fails on the browser source.

Someone mentioned to use CSS and change the "white" to "transparent".  Maybe simply inspect modify the CSS in the local Chrome browser and the data may update using the modifications.  It's a long shot from my experience.

Is this something easily attainable to someone starting from scratch on the subject?
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Using a green screen as backdrop for a webinar

I am finding it difficult to find a low-cost location for a webinar, with a desk, good lighting, that's quiet, etc. Not to mention, you can't exactly bring in gear to the library.

So, I am looking more closely at my green screen at home. This is super easy to set up. I have great lighting equipment.

How do I do live webinar on a green screen?

Is it even possible?

If I instead made a 30-minute video of myself and released it as a YouTube video, can I call that a webinar? Or do people assume that a webinar includes other guests?

Curious to hear your suggestions...
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I would like to record the incoming audio & video (I'm playing a Computer
Based Training) from a site which I would like to record for review/revision
later.

With ATube catcher (on my patched Win 7 & IE11), it  hangs/freezes the
screen.

I have a very old version (maybe Ver 7) on my Win XP & it has an option
to "record a video of a screen" but after recording, it only saves 1 frame.
I use Chrome (as IE 11 can't support Win XP).


Ideally, I need a freeware which records at the Wifi (Internet) rather than
trying to capture the screen video which often doesn't work very well.
Something that I could press a key combination to start recording &
another key combination to stop recording.   Ideally in compressed mp4

Any freewares?
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Video overlay of presenter onto webinar screen

I have seen this before, where the presenter on a live webinar showed himself on the bottom of the screen. He could move himself left and right, and probably up and down.

Hw was likely at his desk at home, but his background was not visible.

How is this done?

What is the name of this technology?

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Using Premiere Pro (Mac) to isolate an audio sound

Using Audacity, I simply select the region about a sound wave and click Play. This tells me if I captured the entire sound. If it is an errant sound, the great thing about audio and no other sound is playing, you can usually delete that.

With video, it's a different story.

I have a dozen clicks to remove from my video. Each was made by my clicker as I advanced the PowerPoint I was using as a teleprompter.

So, I need to isolate the sound and over-write with white noise.

I can easily set a marker BEFORE the sound. I need to see how long the sound is and isolate the entire click.

Suggestions?

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Need a Movie recording program for Mac

I use iMovie sometime, but can not find how to set my microphone. My Shure microphone with a U-PHORIA UM2 shows up as CODEX on Audacity. Can I use this with Movie?

What alternate movie tools are there?

Can I use Premiere Pro? If so, how do I record? And can I set my Mic.?

What other tools are there to record my video, and use my CODEX? I have High Sierra


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Multimedia Programming

Multimedia programming is the process of developing multimedia products, programs or services that combine text with sounds, pictures, graphics, video-clips, virtual reality, digital animation and other forms of media, and generally requires skill sets that include programming languages such as Java and C++, graphics, animation and video production.

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