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[Solved] My Videos have Flickering Issue


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    Summary: This article focusses on how to deal with video flickering issues that are most common in videos. While dealing with such issues in videos, using Stellar Repair for Video is found to be the safest and effective approach.

    Query: I recently shot a video of a family get-together in an auto mode at 60 fps but it has a flickering issue. The video was shot in the evening under LED lights. Any idea why there are flickering lines and how can I fix it?

    Solution: Flickering in videos is a common problem that occurs when frame rate and shutter speed combination captures different fractions of light pulses. The light may appear the same, but your camera captures the rapid changes in brightness while shooting. And this is visible in the form of flickering in videos.

    How to fix flickering issue in videos

    Below are certain tested solutions which will surely help you:

    1. Set the brightness of each frame at a consistent value
    2. Use filters and plugins in your video editing software
    3. Get a video repair tool from a trusted source

    Read the solutions one by one:-

    Solution 1: Set the brightness of each frame at a consistent value

    If you have some experience with video editing, try setting the brightness of each frame at a consistent value going frame by frame. You can use special video editing programs like time-lapse tools, available online to remove flickering from your videos.

    Solution 2: Use plugins in your video editing software

    Another way is to use a Plugin, specially tailored for removing video flickering. It should be compatible with your video editing application like Premiere Pro, Avid, FCP, AE, Resolve or Vegas. Plugins are easy-to-use and you can follow the tutorials that come along with them to remove flickering from your videos. They are available in paid as well as in Free versions.

    Solution 3: Get a video repair tool from a trusted source

    Chances are that the above ways fail to remove flickering from your video. It is then advisable to use a trusted video repair tool which is secure and safe. One such recommended software is Stellar Repair for Video that can repair flickering issue or corruption in your video. The best thing about this tool is – it not only removes video flickering but is designed to repair all types of corrupt and damaged video files from storage media like flash drives, memory cards, hard drives and external hard drives. Phoenix video repair works amazingly well with AVI, ASF, WMV, MKV, FLV, DIVX, WEBM, MJPEG, MPEG, AVCHD, MTS, MOV, MP4, 3G2, 3GP, M4V and F4V videos.

    The video repair tool has an easy-to-use interface that makes it the best bet for even a novice user. In just 3 simple steps you can remove flickering from your video:

    • Select
    • Repair
    • Save
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    • Select the video files that you wish to repair.
    Stellar repair for Video - Add File
    • Click Repair button to start the repairing process of selected files.
    Stellar repair for Video - Repair
    • Once the repairing process completed, save the repaired files at your desired location.
    Stellar repair for Video - Save File

    Tips to avoid video flickering while shooting:

    • Increase or decrease your shutter speed until the flicker is gone
    • Change the frame rate between 24 or 25 fps
    • Shoot under natural or continuous artificial lighting.

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    About The Author

    Sumona Chatterjee linkdin

    Sumona is a tech blogger, avid photographer, & technogeek with vast experience in writing about media file recovery tips and tutorials. She has over 10 years of experience in media file recovery/media file repair technology. She is passionate about Photography, Creative Designing, Music, and Exploring lesser-known destinations.

    15 comments

    1. My Videos are Flickering. So I need a Solution on how to fix flickering videos. Please help!

      1. Hi Umashankar,
        As per your query, it seems that your videos are flickering, and you need a solution to fix them. The article you have shared discusses the various reasons behind video flickering and offers some solutions to fix the issue.

        Based on the article, some common reasons for video flickering include the mismatch between the camera’s frame rate and the power supply frequency, issues with the video player, outdated drivers or codecs, or hardware problems.

        To fix the issue, the article suggests adjusting the camera’s frame rate to match the power supply frequency, using a reliable video player, updating drivers and codecs, and checking for hardware problems.

        You can try implementing these solutions to see if they resolve your video flickering issue. Additionally, it may also be helpful to check if the issue is occurring in all of your videos or just specific ones, as this can help determine the root cause of the problem.

        If you have any further queries or concerns, please feel free to ask, and we’ll be happy to assist you further.

    2. I had a camera issue on new retina MacBook Pro. Can’t change camera settings on Mac? Please Help.

      1. Hi Lynne, you can change the flash player setting on MBP. Please follow these steps:
        1. Go to System Preferences
        2. Click on Flash Player
        3. Go to Camera and Mic tab
        4. Click on Camera and Microphone settings by site button
        5. Click on the + button.
        6. Enter the URL in the website domain and set the permission as Allow.
        7. Click on Add button and then close.
        8. Refresh the page.
        I hope this might help you.

    3. I had this issue in the past with the drone Phantom 4. Here you describe the best video flickering solutions I would be appreciated!

    4. I had an issue on windows when I play a video on VLC. Its flickering and I don’t want to watch the whole video, because of its only four minutes long. Thanks for given the best solutions for getting rid of flicker.

      1. What are the common causes of video flickering, and what solutions are available to resolve the issue?

        1. Hi UJ,
          Some of the common reasons for video flickering include the mismatch between the camera’s frame rate and the power supply frequency, outdated drivers or codecs, issues with the video player, or hardware problems.

          To fix the issue, the article suggests various solutions such as adjusting the camera’s frame rate to match the power supply frequency, using a reliable video player, updating drivers and codecs, and checking for hardware problems. If your video flickering issue is caused due to a mismatch between the camera’s frame rate and the power supply frequency, then adjusting the frame rate to match the power supply frequency can resolve the issue.

          If the issue is caused due to outdated drivers or codecs, updating them can help fix the problem. Additionally, using a reliable video player can also help resolve the issue. If none of these solutions work, then checking for hardware problems can be the next step. Checking the cables, connectors, and hardware components can help identify and fix the issue.

          In summary, the article provides various solutions to fix video flickering, and you can try implementing these solutions to resolve your issue.

    5. Thanks for given the solutions for video flickering issue. I really need this because I have recently capture some videos on latest dancing event shows but my camera change the brightness while shooting.

    6. I had the same issues you’ve highlighted in your post here. I used video repair tool and read the solution that you provided here. Thank you very much!

    7. Hey Sumona,
      It was happening to me recently, but when I used stellar phoenix video repair software, I correct the video file. Thank you!

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