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How to set Frame Range automatically to video length

How can I set a End Frame of blender movie clip editor to match the end time of the video (without trying to search the End Frame of video)? Currently when I'm importing the video, the End Frame is ...
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Use masks as part of materials in cycles

Intro: Ok, so I'm new to blender and have looked all over the internet, and blender is not working as expected (and all the usual that seems to be the required greeting on this site...) Question. I ...
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Lens distortion algorithm in Movie Clip Editor

Which lens undistortion algorithm is used in Blender? I want to know more about these K1, K2, K3 parameters. How do they work? How they relate to each other. Why I need K2 and K3 if K1 does the job? ...
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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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Grease Pencil, drawing straight lines v 2.78

I am trying to find the focal length and camera position using the BLAM addon for the image below: I try to draw the required lines in red (entering CTRLDLMB) but blender only draws horizontal lines ...
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After stabilizing a video and rendering it, I have more shake, why?

I am a Blender newbie, and know that I will have to supply additional info...Please be patient with me :-) I followed this video by Oliver Villar, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nU8zqn091rM. I am ...
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Why does my rendered movie clip have no audio?

I am a Blender newbie, and know that I will have to supply additional info...Please be patient with me :-) I followed this video by Oliver Villar, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nU8zqn091rM. I am ...
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Marker offset shortcut does not work

In version 2.72 when tracking markers are in use in movie clip editor, normally I could move marker with offset from original position to new one in purpose to skip some frames from place where ...
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Movie Distortion Node in compositor does not respect optical shift values from Movie-Clip-Editor?

I am stuck in quite a situation. I had to track a footage shot with a fisheye lens @ 8mm ( 8-15 f/4 canon fisheye ) attached to a red-epic camera. The footage also has its optical centre shifted quite ...
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How to Cache Frames Faster in Movie Clip Editor?

I'm trying to track a fairly short (~30 second) video, however while playing through the video it takes FOREVER to cache in all the frames. So far, I have only got to about half way through the clip ...
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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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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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What's wrong with the prefetching?

I'm currently messing around with camera tracking and I've noticed a strange issue. Whenever I prefetch the footage, it works, but from frame 129-160, the blue line isn't there. On playback, once the ...
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How to delete a mask in the movie clip editor?

I can't find find a way to remove masking data in the Movie Clip Editor. How to get rid of it?
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Why won't my mask display a full image?

I am trying to impose an image on a video, I made the mask and the alpha over with the video, image and mask, but it shows up like this: Also, How can I get a mask to display multiple images, like a ...
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Vector image as background

I am making a video using chroma key effect. The foreground would be a movie file and the background would be a vector image created with "pdflatex" (initially the image is a pdf), so it is a pdf file....
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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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Trackers in re-linked footage don't match the features on video

I've managed to get my footage re-linked to my project again after reformatting my PC, but I've noticed that all of my trackers keep moving around. Is there any way to fix this, or have I got to ...
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Grease Pencil strokes from movie clip editor not showing in 3D view

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I drew on top of a movie clip in the movie clip editor with the grease pencil. I have all those frames looking the way I want, but recently found out that I ...
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Which Algorithm use Blender for Motion Tracking in version 2.79?

We are using Blender for Multimodal Analysis, the Motion Tracking Module is ideal for our Workflow and we are very happy with the options and functionality of the Tracker. In order to describe the ...
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How do I apply Movie Clip edits to my video sequence?

I did some stabilization using the Movie Clip Editor and tracking. I understand that what I have done is just in memory. How do apply the changes I have made in the MCE to my strip in the Video ...
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How to apply lens polynomial distortion to an image

I have seen in the internet that it can be done using the Movie Clip Editor. So I import an image and introduce the parameters needed, but for some reason nothing happens and distortion does not apply....
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Stabilize multiples part in a video

Here is my problem, I have multiple videos I want to crop and combine to make one video. My problem is, most of these were filmed using handheld cameras, which resulted in shaky videos. I would like ...
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how to get the Camera track setup from a 360 video?

I'm trying to overlay 3D scene with a 360 video. The 360 camera in the video is fixed, so I don't actually need the tracker for stabilization, what I'm trying to do, is to render my objects in 3D view,...
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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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How do you restore previously tracked footage?

I've recently reformatted my PC, and once I reinstalled and loaded my Blender file back up, the trackers were still there, but the footage wasn't. I tried to reload the sequence back up, but now that ...
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Can I use VSE result in Movie Clip Editor?

I'm editing a video in VSE. Some cutting here, a new sound track there. I would now like to use the result of my edit in VSE in Movie Clip Editor to do motion tracking. Is that possible wihtout ...
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How to get cursor position in clip editor?

How to get cursor position in clip editor? I've been searching in context.space_data attributes, and in region, and region_data attributes, no success.
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How to import 12-bit tif image sequence in Video Editor?

I am having a sequence of tif files of 12-bit depth. When imported into blender I am getting a blank screen. How to ensure that the images are imported properly into the video editor? I tried ...
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Crop out only a side of a video

I need to crop out only the left side of a video. Assuming this image is the video, i want to crop out the black side and maintain only the blue part.
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Imported short clip with obscenely high framecount

So I'm quite new to Blender, and I'm running into many problems importing my video. When I first try to import it, I get the 2 channels for video and audio, which is expected, but the video channel ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Concatenate Movies Compositor

I have two movies considered as images (because I need to set up the beginning frame, offset ...) and I want to concatenate them so that one appears before the other one. Is there an operation in the ...
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Chroma key and a few images for background

I am making a movie using chroma key effect. The foreground is a video taken in front of a green panel, filmed with 24 fps. Assume this video have 1000 frames. The background is a sequence of 5 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What's the input of the render button?

So, recently I'm finding my way into blender video editing and compositing, however, I usually do these things in different projects because I don't know how the blender renderer works. My question ...
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How to correctly LOCK motion tracking points so they don't move after reloading movie clip?

I was trying to stabilize some movie clip and met quite annoying issue in Blender 2.79b, although I recall this was happening in earlier versions too. The following image shows an example of certain ...
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Blending videos togateher

Absolute novice here. I am a professional drone pilot, who is specialising in time lapse videos. I have 10-15 sometimes more videos, filmed by flying same flight path at different time. I would ...
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Motion Tracking. Linking Rotation from Track to Empty

When I do a LocRot track in the Movie Clip Editor and I press the Link Track to Empty button, it makes an empty that is linked to the location of the track. How can ...
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How Can You Animate Growing Vines to Wrap Around Objects In a Video?

I am making a film where the main character can use plant manipulation. For a scene, I wanted to make an effect where vines could grow from her arms and wrap around objects in the video. I know how to ...
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Blender drops last few seconds of video from imported MP4 (with correct framerate)

I'm importing a ~15 minute .mp4 into blender using the "Add Movie" feature. My problem is that the video track is missing the last ~2 seconds of video. The frame rate is set correctly (25fps)--...