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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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Using blender as a video editor, what's the best way to add a box around part of the video?

What's the best way of how would I should go about adding something as simple as this?
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ovg encoding quality

I'm trying to export an ovg video out of Blender but I can't for the life of me get anything that doesn't look like it comes out of hell. At the end I cranked every setting to their maximum value and ...
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video editing (smooth) fast forward

I'm using mainly blender for video editing usually, (and virtualdub). (yes i know it takes a bit more time, but i prefer the finer blender control) Recently I started to use 2.8 for video editing. I ...
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Fast render, low quality

I'm new to Blender and I was using Adobe Premiere Pro before. The task I have is to join several video files together and cut them on begging and end to make full 4h - 8h clips. I realy don't need ...
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FBX file to video conversion

I have all my action files in .fbx format. Usually i import to Powerpoint and Export as Video with Green background so that i can remove the ChromaKey in my video editor to have the animation. Please ...
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Why isn't Blender 2.8 applying my compositing nodes when rendering a video?

Using 2.8 April 1 2019 build on MacBook Pro (17in - 2017) I'm trying to remove the yellow background from a video. Per instructions on youtube, I've managed to a decent job of removing the yellow, ...
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trackers not showing after making camera solver

I've been tracking a video but when I add the object constraint "camera solver" trackers aren't showing in the 3D view...can you help me, please? Thank you
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motion tracking - is there a way to automatically clear tracks after they leave the frame?

hi there I am tracking a video with many tracking points to decrease solve error. many of them leave the frame by the end of the video. is it possible in anyway to automatically clear track data ...
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To export as WebM in Blender 2.8

When trying to export an animation into webM i get this error I can't find any information about it, what is CQ level? Important: I am not interested into exporting into frames and using other ...
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My video and sound disappeared

So I am making a video for my self and I was saving it cutting it and had different layers for it and while I was editing one strip I would use the sound icon to mute the others running below so it ...
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Help with determining camera specs? Blender Motion Tracking

I have some experience working with Blender's motion tracking capabilities, but have only used cell phone video that happened to be presets in the camera specs dropdown in Blender. I am trying to do ...
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video on a plane not playing [duplicate]

I can't seem to get a video on a plane in my project to play. The first frame shows correctly keyed and in place, but it just stays on the first frame and never plays when I move through the timeline....
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Rendered Video Causing Artifacts In Adobe Media Encoder

So, I've rendered this video (took about 25hrs(Mac book Pro 2015)), and now when I put try to encode it to .mxf it has lots of artifacts. I'll provide links and Blender file Below. Here is a picture ...
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How can I preview all of my video strips?

I have pressed something, not sure what... and now I cannot preview all of the strips in my video, eg; I can preview sound, but not image. If I add a new clip, then this previews fine. The strips I ...
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Video footage as a material? [duplicate]

I've been learning how to make planet from this course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g8XxmqSP90. Planets textures are used as materials over the surface of a sphere but I wanted to know. Is it ...
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How to render interlaced video (2.8)

How can I render my scene to interlaced video, I don't want progressive. I use latest blender version 2.8. In 2.7 there was a "Fields" option somewhere but I cant find it in 2.8
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How to make image sequence?

I searched that image sequence is a faster way to make the video. But does it come out smooth? How do you make the image sequence at the first place? I only found tutorials of the conversion into avi ...
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Video Editing in blender 2.8 - FFmpeg renders nothing

I'm trying to edit a video sequence in 2.8, tried it in 2.79 aswell but same results. I'm importing a mp4 with audio attached to it and the only thing I'm trying to do is to cut it down and render. ...
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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 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: ...