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Questions tagged [video]

Questions related to video files in Blender. Anything from loading a video into the 3D view(as a background image) to exporting an animation is acceptable.

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Missing frames in video

I've been trying to render an animation through keyshots, but I'm having issues rendering it: When I render the animation, all the frames are rendered, then when I play the .avi file of my animation ...
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Timeline cursor missing

My timeline cursor in the video sequence editor is either missing or hidden. I reinstalled blender to no avail. How can I get it back? Edit: I found my timeline cursor as here, but it won't move at ...
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Audio in parts of exported video is out of sync. (Blender video editor)

I'm new to blender and I just finished editing a video montage. In the exported version I noticed that the audio is out of sync, but only for one or two of the clips I used. Every video clip I used ...
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Why are my video renders pixelated?

I hope you can see how pixelated the face is. But the video file that is being used pre-render is very clear, and I can't figure out why blender is outputting such low quality. Here's the information ...
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How to composite output of multiple scenes?

So, I was looking around the web about the max number of frames per scene, which is 1,048,574. BUT the Blender docs state that "In practice, a finished work is typically composted of output from many ...
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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 add vfx footage to blender?

hello everyone am curious as to how do I add my effects footage(as in I downloaded a video effects footage pack so I want to the video I want to edit) to my video clip in blender
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How to tie two tracking points and text

I can tie text with one point. I can track 20-30 points and build full scene, but it's to long. I need easy way to tie two tracking video points and text.
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Texture Video Progress Depends on Render Starting Frame

I'm struggling to understand how Blender processes video as a texture and can't find anyone else online who has the same problem as me. To give some background: I have recorded the screen of my ...
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Encoder timebase is not set error when rendering

So I shot a scene with my camera, and imported it into blender's video editor. I then proceeded to splice the video and audio in at least a dozen places. When I try to render my finished video, I go ...
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Exporting issues (no thumbnails in windows explorer)

I've constantly had problems with video encoding when I'm looking to make wallpapers for wallpaper engine. I've tried asking on the forums on steam but they (literally the developer) aren't sure what'...
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Encoder Timebase is not set - audio duplication error, FPS problem

I understand this question has been asked but I cannot find a solution to my particular problem. When I try to animate my video project I get the error 'The Encoder Timebase is not set' - through ...
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Speed control on video strip adds black frames at the end of sequence

I'm using Blender to edit and put together short timelapse style video with voiceover. I've put the voice strips first and now I'm adding pre-rendered timelapse clips, which I need to stretch or ...
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Blende 2.79a. Video Editing

After rendering an edited video the new video is about 1 Gig more than the original. Why? It seems excessive to me. Original Video Specs: Frame width: 1920 Frame height: 1080 Total bitrate: 15112 ...
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How can i make LED 3d Hologram

How can i make 3d hologram video with Blender. I want to make the video format which can run on the hologram object. Which video format and how to make that type of video formats. Is it possible and ...
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How can I render a scene with music?

I have tried to render a scene with background music using the video editor (Blender 2.80 beta), but the editor does not let me add the current scene to a channel. So how can I do it? Should I first ...
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Why is part of the motion tracking dopesheet grey?

I motion tracked and solved a bit of footage and on the dopesheet it has different colors. I know green is solved motion, red is not solved motion, but what is grey? It also has the required 8 ...
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Solve error is high even though my markers follow well

I've been motion tracking with blender for only maybe 1-2 months and I am still having a few issues. In this blend file all the markers seam to track very well, but my solve error is still 1.5 and ...
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Is there an Echo effect for animating in blender?

I used to be a heavy user of After Effects, I am wondering if there is a similar effect to echo in Blender. That is used for simultaneously showing a specific animation in the future and the past ...
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Editing video frame by frame

I want to create a video by merging subsequently added .png files and by giving them differing frame durations. Can I or if I can how may I achieve this editing? Reference video: https://youtu.be/...
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Add VFX to a static footage (camera on static tripod) with eevee

I have a footage shot with a static camera (4K with a Pixel 2 XL front camera in case it is needed) on a tripod. I'd like to add a moving cube on fire to the scene. As far as I understand (I'm ...
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Blender 2.8 change font in VSE

there is much new features in the blender 2.8 beta> We've had text overlays in the VSE since 2.6. Does anyone have any new or current work arounds or official ways to get various fonts into the VSE?
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Put a 2D dialog UI with typewriter effect on top of Blender animation

I'd like to reproduce the following effect, seen during the Isabelle reveal in Super Smash Brothers https://youtu.be/uZdDPcX3TxI?t=13 Basically just put a dialog UI overlay on top of my 3D animation ...
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Eevee render will instantly show some frames but get stuck on others and mess up animated material

I'm having a problem while rendering in eevee where most of my frames show up one right after the other with no sampling but then some frames kick up the memory usage and start sampling which causes ...
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Adding 3D object to Video Clip

I have been a long time dabbler with Blender (back in the NaN days) but I've never really become proficient at it. Thus I am finding it difficult to do everything I need for this one project using ...
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I cant see or hear my video on video editor

Im new to blender. I have edited a video and it was perfectly fine but I think I done something because now I play my video but cant hear or see it in the window. Its a black a grey squared screen.
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How do I omit the default text at the start of my output video

When I click Animate my video for output, the rendered video had a text title on it, such as Video 1-1429-2584. I do not want any text at all - just the video that I built. How do I turn this off?
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Video editing missing feature(?)

I need that a movie clip strip is scaled and moved in different positions along the time. I am not using blender as 3d editor, but only the video editing mode. I can't find a way to move the video in ...
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Why does the color output change?

The png's are rendered well. The size, color, everything fits well. But when i convert the imagestrip into a MP4 file, the color output of the Video has changed. The black isnt black anymore its ...
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Anyone knows how to round out objects like this?

Anyone knows how to round out that cube at this video from 10:11 i really looked every where but since i am new here i couldn't find anything. would really appreciate that. https://www.youtube.com/...
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Video Editing output quality differs from rendered images

This is part of a project which I haven't published yet so I cannot provide the file. I have a scene where a building gets blown up. The bricks are just particles which after exploding collapse to ...
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weird camera path with good marker tracking solve error

I have a drone footage taken with Phantom 3 Pro and I want to solve the camera path. The markers are fairly stable with a solve error less than 1. Still the camera path is pretty much crazy. I used ...
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Why is Blender muting the first split second of sound in the rendered video file?

To replicate: Render a video sequence with an audio strip at the beginning. Extract the audio from the video file using ffmpeg: ...
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View video at any angle

How can I see a video loaded in the background at any angle? not only in the view of the camera or left right up down
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Why are my dark areas so blotchy in video renders?

I've been using blender for about 3 years now but I only recently built a computer capable of doing more complex renders. My renders look excellent when rendered as a png but when I render as a video ...
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How to make each frame represent one second?

I really want frames to represent seconds but how? By watching a video I learned that doing CTRLT should do what I want but that didn't work. Because seconds are like 25 frames but if every frame was ...
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how to add a pixelated and unpixelated effect to object

i want to create a video of having an object that becomes pixelated and unpixelated. Like this:
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Is it possible to edit after effects templates in blender or any other program?

I have few after effects templates. I was wondering if I can edit them in any of the free alternatives to after effects like blender. What would you suggest?
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Leverage multiple CPU cores for video rendering (VSE)

I have a 1950X Threadripper with 16 cores and even if I set the thread count to 16 manually in the performance section, it still only uses 1 core. Have Cycles renderer selected and both user ...
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Will Blender charge me for exporting videos?

Almost every single app I've attempted to use wouldn't let me export my video by email or drive. They don't even let me put it on my desktop. I'm a student and a couple of my classes ask for videos. ...
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Why are all the movie clips I import into the compositor not working?

When I import a movie clip into the compositor in blender, it shows up in the backdrop as completely transparent, showing the black and grey tile pattern to signify a transparent image. Anybody know ...
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How to invert a black & white video

I have here a video. I wish to make the white background black and black font white. How do I do that?
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Getting rid of the little (+) buttons for a clean window

I wanted to have a second window (with a 3D View) totally clean for projection. Anyone have any idea how to get rid of the little (+) buttons on the side, the ones that show up when you press T or N ...
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Making 3D background blend in with video

So I'm building a 3D set that I can green screen in since I can't afford to build or rent a pro studio. So I'm having some trouble with making it look real with video footage, or as close to real as ...
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How do I export a video from Blender?

I edited a video using Blender today and now I cannot export it. The video is fairly short I just need to make some cuts and add a couple of clips together. Do you guys know how I can export the video?...
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Blender Save Video into Blend

I am using this script for playing videos on planes, cubes etc. It is working fine for me, but when I send my runtime to my friends (videos included in the folder), the videos wont show up (only ...
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Video templates using Blender

I want to make an web application using blender where they will be some predefined video templates, where user can upload the image/video or text of his choice as an input to the template. ...
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Video background moves slow

When I Enter the video clip editor the video speed seems fine, but when I go to the 3D view and set the video as the background its moves slower than in the video editor. Can anyone explain what is ...
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Could not open file for writing?

I have been using blender for a few years and this is the first time I have come across this problem. I am running 2.79 on Ubuntu. I was trying render a short test video for a new project and I came ...
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Exporting Images/Movies to Final Cut Pro X to apply LUTs

i want to export my blender renders (doesn't matter if videos or image sequences) to Final Cut Pro X to apply LUTs on it. Now I'm not quite sure which rendering and output settings give the best ...