Is there a way to drag and drop multiple video files in the VSE at once?

  • $\begingroup$ At once I assume? $\endgroup$
    – J Sargent
    Apr 14, 2015 at 11:00
  • $\begingroup$ Yes trying to drag and drop several files at once. $\endgroup$
    – Maximo
    Apr 14, 2015 at 12:05
  • 3
    $\begingroup$ this question shows little research effort. $\endgroup$ Apr 14, 2015 at 18:26

3 Answers 3


Not by dragging directly form the OS (at least in Windows).

But you can import several video files simultaneously by selecting them on the file browser window.

Press ShiftA to add a video track.

On the file browser window use Shift to select more than one file manually

A to select all.

B to drag-select.

All the selected files will be imported sequencially on a single time line:

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Bonus tip: If you want these clips to be stacked on each other, select all then press Shift+S to snap them to green playhead. They will stack vertically.


Yes, you can but you have to do it using the modal file selector which opens by using "Add > Movie Clip" from the sequencer.

You cannot drag-and-drop from the file browser pane which shows by default in Blender 2.8's Video Editing view preset.


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