Questions tagged [movie-clip-editor]

The Movie Clip Editor has two main purposes, it can be used for tracking or masking movies. Use this tag for questions about using the Movie Clip Editor in either mode.

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How to set up clip editor to have movieclip set from command line

I've been trying to set up a scene for motion tracking entirely using a python script from command line. My code involves simple.blend file, which is a pre-saved blank scene with default motion ...
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How to loop or extract 2D stabilization data?

I have a movie that shifts side to side, ever so slightly, throughout the whole thing. I can easily make 2D stabilization trackers on some scenes, but the shifting is consistent and is only a 33 frame ...
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How can I get the list of all tracking markers using python command

I want to get the list of all tracking markers for the active clip in the clip editor and loop through each marker, so that I can do something with the markers, like get the (x,y) co-ordinate or ...
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How to use a video in my image texture node using python?

Can someone teach me how to load a videoclip and set it to a image texture node using python? My script loads a video and make a material; then it tries to put that video in an image texture node, ...
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MovieClipEditor : Load frames using a script when filesname are not enumerated

Got a folder of image files from time-lapse imaging which need to be read into the MovieClipEditor. The filenames are not enumerated following blender's convention, and there's value in not modifying ...
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Animation not showing up in Compositor

pretty new to blender. Following a tutorial from 2017 on how to create laser eyes over a video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCc51vABR94 I can't seem to get my view layer to show up in my ...
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Single unchanging image in video playback 2.93.4 binary on CentOS 8

Installed 2.93.4 using the prebuilt binary on CentOS 8.4 downloaded 9/23/2021. If the clip editor is opened and an MP4 video (from an Android phone) is loaded an image appears and a "reasonable&...
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I have a weight painting issue

i need help 😢 whenever i adjust the weight of bone 39 it increases/decreases the weight of some other bone eg bone 35, and if i adjust the weight of bone 35 it does the same for bone 39. this issue ...
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Handles on mask become distorted on all other keyed, feathered, frames after using Mask Tools>Spline>Switch Direction. Any workaround? v2.93.1

The first image is after clicking Switch Direction on the left and the feather is now facing outside. Every frame has a mask with this feather coming inward and I want all of them reversed. Even if I ...
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Tracking Issues

I've just started getting into camera tracking and ran into several issues. After detecting features, automatically laying more than 8 trackers, manually trimming and refining the focal length, I ...
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How to make something pass behind an actor and be not visible. (Just the part behind the actor)

I want to make the wings pass behind the actor during the animation, how can I do it? I need to make the wings pass behind the actor and when they are behind, the part behind him need to be not ...
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Incorrect Rotation for Imported Vertical Video in *Movie Clip Editor*

Unexpectedly, blender rotates the vertical video shot on my iPhone when I import it into the Movie Clip Editor. How can I rotate the footage in the Movie Clip Editor view so I can clearly work with ...
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How to import an image sequence?

I have a collection of images that I want to import into the movie clip editor as an image sequence. The problem is that it only showed one image in one frame (1/1 instead of 1/22). How can I fix this?...
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How to change the background video from the video clip editor when changed?

hello, I recently had several videos filmed in order to embed an object inside. but the first time it didn't work so I filmed another one and now it works, however, now when I render I end up with ...
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How to add stroke to a video mask

Is it possible to add a stroke to a mask created in the Movie Clip Editor? I've created a mask in a movie clip that I use for blurring parts of a movie clip. I wish to create a thin black line lining/...
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Clip stops at frame 100

I added a clip (19s) by drag and drop in Blender (Layout). When I press the play button, the clip works normally...till frame 100, then the picture stopped but in the timeline it moves forward. Frame ...
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Change default_frames_limit trough Text Editor script

I want to change the default_frames_limit in the movie clip editor. I found a script in a addon that does exactlie that: ...
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why I am getting Black & White when I render

I use Movie Clip and Box Mask nodes to achieve a split screen effect. When I render (but also in preview) the clips show in Black and White. I am not sure why. Can somebody help please?
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check if movieclip track has segment

I'd like to remove all tracks in a movieclip that don't have any segment. Since there's no such operator, I'd like to do it in python but I can't find a way to check if a track has a segment. I've ...
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Why can't I view all strips in Blender Sequence?

I'm trying to edit a video in blender but it's a hassle if I am only able to see two layers of strips at a time. No matter if I zoom out or drag the editor bigger, I only can view two layers of strip. ...
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Simple movie clip sharpening using Compositing - How to do this?

I'm a novice in using Blender and am looking for an easy way to sharpen movie clips. I believe I have to use Compositing, but am not being able to find some simple step-by-step methods to achieve ...
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Single verts mesh not moving with tracks even after hooking to the track

I watched a video made by CG Matter, and tried it yesterday, and it worked fine. Excellent, even. so today, I tried it with other footage. I added the verts, snapping set to vertex, to each track ...
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Blender imported video distorted [duplicate]

I took a video using my Sony A7iii with the AVCHD file format. I put it in Premiere Pro to trim it and I exported it as H.264 to an mp4 file. The exported video looks fine with Microsoft's Movies and ...
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programmatically create tracking markers and set per frame coords?

I would like to import a series of coordinates for multiple "points" for multiple frames but I can't find examples. I saw how I can add markers with ...
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I'm getting a distortioned weird effect when ''Setting up the tracking scene'' in my movie clip editor [duplicate]

Whenever I look into my 3d viewport through my camera I see this weird effects, how do I get rid of them? My resolution matches the footage's
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How can I move tracking markers along the timeline?

To explain the problem I have run into: I have created some tracking markers in the Movie Clip Editor and tracked several points in the clip, and I have added an offset to the movie clip so that it ...
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Movie Clip Editor Graph editor: How to edit single motion tracking keyframe?

im just messing around with the Graph Editor inside the Movie Clip Editor, and when trying to adjust a single key i noticed the key next to it also moves inversely is there no way to modify JUST the ...
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Video Clip is Being Rotated in Movie Clip Editor

I've seen a question similar to this one, but it didn't answer my problem. I have a video that I took on my phone that I'm trying to open in the Video Clip Editor, but whenever I open it, it is ...
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How to move a movieclip in composition

I have a composition of two videos. I used keying nodes, movieclip and alpha over. The video 1 is a loop that I will use as a background with dimensions of 1280x720. The video 2 is a video with ...
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Adding/combining masks together?

I am working on a Stop-Motion Project and am using Blender 2.8 to add green-screening effects via masking using the nodes. In the image, the green screen has a similar shade of green to Doc-Ock, and ...
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Movie Clip Editor Multiple Masks

New to Blender, have a quick question about masking. I am greenscreening some photos, however some areas do not cut out correctly (space between ladder notches), so I have resorted to masking and ...
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Masking 3d object from background

I have a 3d object placed on top of the movie clip. The problem is i used a third part motion tracker and so the movie clip editor doesn't load the movie clip so how will i able to mask the background?...
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Whenever I tried to add a material slot to a tracking scene plane, it shades out black. The File is in **EEVE Mode**

In blender version 2.82, in EEVE Mode in rendered shader-view when I tried to add a material slot to a plane, which I generated by tracking a scene, the plane shaded out black with no texture. I ...
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Blender image output is greyish and not white

I already searched the internet but could not find a solution to this. Maybe it is the same question as Why my animation render is getting greyish? but there was no answer. I want to render a video ...
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How do you create an animated mask for an image to show underlying video for v2.82a?

EDIT I'm using Blender's video editor to overlay an image on top of my video footage. The problem is, I need to mask (make transparent) certain parts of the image that are currently blocking part of ...
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How to overlay Alpha masked image over finished Video without re-rendering the whole track?

How can an alpha masked image (PNG with alpha) be overlayed over an already finished video footage? I have a filmed (not rendered) Video footage with approx 40.000 Frames. Over the first 200 frames, ...
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How to fade out loudness of an audio track?

how can the loudness of an audio track in the VSE be faded out at the end of a track? Thanks for help!
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Prefetch / memory cache for background image or Movie Clip when using 3D Viewport

Hi Blender community ! I have a 100 frames 6K JPG image sequence that I need to play 24FPS. The Image sequence is a Movie clip, and when I'm in the Movie Clip Editor, I can see the frames are ...
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Mask 'unmasking' for some frames

I have a mask that applies to an entire video clip - with a few key frames. For some reason some rendered frames omit the mask completely. After investigating, the output of the mask node in ...
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Reencoding makes video quality much worse after 'rendering'

I used Blender to cut video material into a ~ 4minutes video but the reencoding of the material looks really blurry. Is there an option in Blender to keep the original encoding and not to reencode the ...
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Video clip only imports first image in sequence

When using the Movie Clip Editor and trying to import a sequence of images only the first image is included. In image 1 you can see I have selected all the images In image 2 you see I only have ...
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Multiple mkv files from blender video render

This is my first time trying to create a video using Blender, and it's from a 4k camera. I used the following settings: ...
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issue tracking sequence

I am new to blender, I recently started to learn VFX. I get an issue with tracking. I keep getting those 2 errors : - ...
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Change length of motion track marker trails?

I thought I had remembered there being an option to adjust the length (in frames) of the red and blue motion trails of the markers in the movie clip editor. Does such an option exist?
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Movie Clip Frame is extrem low

Composite movie clip with 3D model. Iphone 7, 1080P,30FPS,20MB AMD 7Core,64GB,GTX1070 Blender system Sequencer Cache Limit set 32768 MovieClip saved as the RAMDisk. Open MovieClip play the 1080P, ...
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Solve error skyrockets after filtering

Before reading: I have already followed this popular post and this post on lowering solve error intensively, along with this guide and this guide. However, when it comes to eliminating tracks that ...
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Going from 2D Mocap to 3D emptys?

I'm currently trying to figure out the workflow for using the motion capture features in Blender for animation. I've figured out creating markers and tracking them, but I'm stuck at reconstruction. ...
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Is there a way to loop a movie that is also transformed in Blender's VSE?

I'm attempting to loop an .mkv while also modifying the video with a Transform strip. Here are the details: Video is 93 frames Total desired frames for looped video is 705 The Transform strip scales ...
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Keying node removing everything but the green screen

I'm just learning how to green screen. I started in Movie Clip Editor, opened a clip, added a Mask, and then switched to the Compositing tab, and added the nodes shown in the pictures. This was all ...
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Positioning a movie clip over still images using green screen

I have managed to make a clip of myself and used greenscreen effectively. I have two issues that im struggling to sort out I am doing an advice clip on property where I have greenscreened myself ...
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