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Questions about Blender's 3D motion or object tracking system. Object tracking is accessed via the Movie Clip Editor.

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How do I motion track 2d footage from a game with no parallax or 3d whatsoever?

Before anybody says otherwise; I want to preface this by saying I've done this successfully before, but I just don't remember how i did it. Essentially, I am trying to get the camera motion from ...
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how to delete range of keyframe (tracking data) from a tracker?

I'm doing camera tracking. In this case the pattern to be tracked is obscured midway because it's being covered by other object for couple of frames so on that area the tracker is off , but it goes ...
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manually adding keyframe to the tracker

I'm trying to do object tracking but at some frames the tracking is stop. I want to continue the tracking by manually adding keyframe and move the tracker the the desired position. How can I do this? ...
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Missing video file after motion tracking in VFX tab

"I motion tracked a video scene but when I re-open the file, the video file is missing (the tracking markers are still there though) How could I fix that or relink the file? Thanks"
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3D object doesn't leave the frame, how to fix it?

I'm a VFX newbie, so thank you for your patience. I added a 3D bench to a video and motion-tracked it in Blender. It stays nicely in place until the camera moves away and the bench should disappear, ...
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Failed to solve motion; most likely there are no good keyframes error

I'm getting this error that doesn't let me continue with the cleaning process, i've already searched and everyone says about having less than 8 points, but i'm just starting the cleaning process i ...
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How do I keep a camera pointed at a stationary object while moving the camera on X or Y axis? [duplicate]

So, I need the camera to stay "looking" at a particular point while I shift it on X & Y axes. It would rotate on its Z axis to keep pointed at the target.There's no animation involved, I ...
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Motion tracking with good solve error but camera is skewed

I need to do motion tracking of this vertical video and the solve error of the tracks is 0.45 (which is good enough for me, it doesn't need to be super accurate) however the camera has problems. The X ...
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Why don't my objects remain still in my camera footage despite having good tracking?

Good day, I am having an annoying issue with Blender's tracking. I am trying to motion track footage, and every time I do it, I get a low Solving number of below 0.5 Px. Despite this, every time I set ...
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STMap in blender

I've had a 3rd party team track my camera shots and provide Alembic and STMap files, with the geometry loaded into a Blender file for me to model CGI additions. I can't work out how to import the ...
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How to skip some frames when tracking a marker?

I have some footage with tracking markers, that I set to use the affine motion model. Sadly, one of the markers goes out of frame just ever so slightly. When tracking, of course, Blender loses the ...
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How to determine if a tracking marker is inside a mask?

How can I determine whether a camera tracking marker is inside or outside a mask that I have created in Blender using Python? For instance, if I create a mask in Blender's masking area for a specific ...
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Simultaneously constrain object to point in tracked footage and distance to another tracked point

I have a movie clip which I have set up a camera track for, as I would like to capture the camera's movement in my 3D scene. I also added three additional trackers. In the tracked video, these tracked ...
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Unable to solve rotating motion of object in Movie Clip Editor

I have been trying to solve the rotating motion of an object (see image. i.e. a lipstick) in the Blender Movie Clip Editor. I 3D printed a lipstick-Ersatz with tracking points to facilitate the ...
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How to improve solve error in motion tracking with low-contrast footage?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1z6sRF_rNefpGxr_3B1EoVM0mLPrdfLY3/view?usp=sharing ^^ image sequence in question. Blender file is almost not useful. For my first motion tracking project, I probably ...
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Motion tracking: model twitching in video

How to fix the twitching of the model added in motion tracked video and how to move it on the stage to change its position in the video Blend file: https://drive.google.com/file/d/...
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Rendering Issue

I'm trying to create a scene, tracking is doing, its going perfect in scene, but when I am rendering object is coming misplaced. How to fix this?
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How to Import Multiple Camera Tracking from Nuke to Blender?

I'm attempting to merge multiple scenes into a single video in Blender using multiple camera tracking. I have about 10 different sequences that I'd like to align seamlessly, as they all share the same ...
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How to sync image plane with camera movement?

I did a footage with a crane in front of a green screen, where the camera points vertically down to the actor lying on the floor. He then stands up, while the camera goes back, while rotating 90 ...
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How does one create 2D speech bubbles with tails that follow a specific position relative to some other object?

i.e. in this YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1fhYZdn1pE&t=4m20s The speech bubble tails follow the figures' heads and seem to resize, yet the speech bubble itself looks flat ...
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Project from view continuously

I think this question has been asked before: Unwrap project from view for each frame automatically But it was never answered so I thought maybe I'd try my luck again. If you want to project footage ...
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I am not able to get a 3d track

I am trying to 3d track a footage (FOOTAGE DETAILS : 360 rotation drone footage ) . I am not able to get a 3d track , even if i place 8 points manually the camera solve is too high and the camera ...
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How to Create a Pop-Up Message (or Something Similar) When Blender Is Frozen

I have created a Blender addon that requires a lot of computational power and takes some time to process. It is an automatic camera tracking addon. The only thing the user needs to do is enter their ...
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solved cameras track points are selectable in viewport?

I have solved camera and when I want to select something like empties belonging to the camera, How do I select some of them together in 3d viewport?? I can select only one by one. And also If Is it ...
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Camera with "track to" empty goes insanely fast

It's hard to see with the GIF but the camera stutter. I've tried to apply the scale on both empty and camera, nothing changed... However if you have more ideas on how to track the camera in a smooth ...
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Tracking - hide empty track when tracking fails

I'm using motion tracking in blender to attach objects on a video file using Link Empty to Track. I'd like to understand if there's an automatic way to hide objects when a linked track stops to track ...
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Motion Tracking Workspace problems

Scene Setup Set as Background Sets the clip currently being edited as the camera background for all visible 3D Views. If there is no visible 3D Views or the Clip Editor is open in full screen, nothing ...
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How to animate moving eyes and speaking mouth onto puppets in a stop-motion video?

I’m very new to Blender, and I need to animate moving eyes and speaking mouth onto a stop-motion animation I’m making with puppets. I will shoot the video and then upload it into Blender to add these ...
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Set active clip in Motion Tracking workspace via Python

Is it possible to set the active clip in the Motion Tracking workspace? clip = bpy.data.movieclips.load(filepath) #somehow set the clip as the active By active I ...
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My motion tracking scene is offset from the footage

I have a scene motion tracked with a solve error of 0.41 pixels, and it seems to move correctly, however, the entire scene is weirdly offset from the actual footage, as if the camera's origin is the ...
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I am stuck with face tracking in Blender

Not new to Blender but first time attempting to track a face. The footage is a person looking down at first and looking up, shot with a tripod. I have done everything I was advised to do, and I am ...
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Is it possible to make multiple camera solvers for motion tracking in one project?

I have a video with many switching angles on one object. Sometimes the object should be outside the camera view. I need to have at least 5 camera trackings to properly insert this object into the ...
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Live tracking of an object in 3D space

I'm not new but I'm already a beginner. I'm posting a new question because I was wondering if there is a method to live-track the position of an object in tridimensional space. I would like to use an ...
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2D stabilisation with images of different size

A quick and easy one. I've several pictures of my face that I would like to transform into a TimeLaps video. I'm importing them into Movie Clip, then using a 2D stabilization to correct the rotation ...
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Motion tracking. Long shot

I’ve got a footage 1 minute long filmed from a car. The scenery changes a lot in the side window. So there’s no way I could set common markers. They would go off the screen 5-10 times. What’s the best ...
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I am having a very hard time with compositing

I have tracked drone footage, and imported a building model to put in my scene. In viewport shading, everything looks as it should. in rendered view, the movie clip is not taking up the full camera ...
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my camera track stops tracking before reaching the last frame of my video

I am trying to track found footage of a drone shot, the camera movement is very smooth. My pattern size is 40, my search size is 100. The track stops tracking around 3/4 of the way through the clip, ...
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Perspective Camera Tracking markers

When using perspective or affine, should I make the borders of the tracking marker match the shape of the thing being tracked, or leave it as it's default box shape?
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Track empties to rigged+animated characted

So I have this rigged character that does a little dance. I need all the empties to keep their current positions on the mesh for something later. Essentially when the character moves, the empties ...
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Struggling to track a circling drone shot

I took that shot from pexels to track and integrate an object inside of it (cylindric structure in the middle) My solve error being a bit below 4, I tried doing a camera motion solve. I keep getting ...
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Plane Track Does Not Stay in Place

newbie here. I'm trying to follow a tutorial but I am unable to make the tracker stay in one place. Once I play the video the tracker moves Need help to understand on how I can fix this. There are ...
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No matter what, Motion tracking WILL NOT align with scene

I'm absolutely ripping my hair out at this. Followed 9 different tutorials, and used more than a dozen different clips I've gone out and recorded, to no avail. I've always managed to get a solve error ...
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How to modify keyframe A and B via Python

I'm stuck trying to access the Keyframe A and B options through Blender's Python API. To give you a better idea, here's a screenshot of the options I'm talking about:: I've tried a few things to get ...
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How can I get acces to the solve error value in the clip editor, and the projection error from trackers in python?

How can I access the solve error value generated from the "Solve Camera Motion" in Blender using a Python script? Additionally, how do I retrieve the projection error for each tracker ...
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Tracked footage renders but not the 3D object [duplicate]

My 3d object doesn't render. Only the tracked footage appears when I try to render the scene. What could be the problem ? Here's the .blend file. https://drive.google.com/file/d/194iS-WFTLlGNtrLZ-...
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How can I add a Vertex to the end of a trim curve node in geometry nodes to track a camera off?

I'm using geometry nodes to set up a dripping ink effect using trim curve and I'd like to add a Vertex to the end of the trim curve to track a camera off.
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How to Align the Origin tracking marker to the World Origin as well as XY axes?

I have a video of my monitor with Blender open and I'm tracking the points in the Blender application running inside the monitor I have recorded. I'm planning to have an object animated inside the ...
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How to move the Marker's center origin point in Movie Clip Editor?

I have a video with blurry lines in them, so I had to manually fine-adjust a lot of the markers per frame. I've already positioned the corners of a set of markers that use the Affine Motion Model and ...
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Camera tracking footage rendering as black

I am trying to learn camera tracking to include 3D assets to filmed footage. When I activate rendered view mode everything is black other than the 3d objects. I also can't seem to make the ground ...
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Why does bpy.ops.clip.detect_features() not get executed on specific frame?

I'm attempting to navigate to a specific frame in the Movie Clip Editor in order to subsequently detect features on the new frame. However, I'm encountering issues with the execution order of my ...
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