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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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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Video on a plane lagging/not playing full video

I'm brand new to Blender and still trying to play around with things. I'm currently trying to create a lyric video with a background video as a plane with 3D text with animations on top. I rendered ...
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Tracking Problem with floor and wall and other things [duplicate]

I'm try to track a video with a garage. I tracked the garage and the solve error is 0.11 because there is no movement, and now I want to model a sci-fi door that will be placed instead of the garage ...
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How can render a video skipping frames based on any arbitrary rule?

Say I want to render every other frame in the first minute and only every third frame in the second etc? Edit: I need the output to be one video. Best way for me would be to generate an array of ...
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Eevee output low res

When I render animation and output to mpeg4 it's a very very low res file and quality. How do I fix this? I'm using Blender 2.8 and I'm new. 1920 1080 is what I have entered, I have also selected ff ...
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why is the video sequencer so slow with 4k files 2.79 [duplicate]

currently trying to figure out blender's video editing using Mikeycal Meyers video series and it is all seeming to work but no matter what preferences I change the sequencer responds and plays back ...
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merging similar sections on a multicam strip

How can I merge successive sections of the same channel in the multicam strip? e.g. when after channel 1 section there's another channel 1 section. Can I do this automatically for the whole multicam ...
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[Video Sequence Editor]Blender only using 6% of cpu max appears to be performing the work in a single threaded manner

I am trying to render a raw screen capture video using blender and the rendering process is extremely slow. It is taking about 4hrs+ to render 35mins of footage. I see that blender is only utilizing ...
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Does Blender has anything like Adobe After Effects' aerender command-line interface application?

Does Blender has anything like Adobe After Effects' aerender command-line interface application? In long run, I want to automate creating video based on template using images and text. More details ...
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Is it possible to produce animations with Blender on DigitalOcean?

I am trying to produce an mp4 animation with the following command within a DigitalOcean droplet. ...
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Video Editor Has No Sound

I am running Blender 2.8 (May 29th Release, Windows 7, 64 bit) and it seems most of the basic features for the Video Editor do not work as intended. From the default setup on this build, sound does ...
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How set a posterframe for a rendered mp4 video

When creating an animation and rendering it afterwards as a FFmmpeg video with MPEG-4 as container and H.264 as video codec, I get a black thumbnail/poster frame. For example, after uploading to a ...
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VSE overlay mode not working

I am using Blender 2.79b VSE on a Windows10(64bit) machine and while trying to overlay an image over the main background image/video ,the VSE doesn't recognise the underlying image (see example below)....
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Blender 2.8 Eevee Transparent Background Output

Using Eevee on 2.8 to create some VFX, however, all the video renders I output still have a black background and not transparent. I have selected Alpha channel to be "transparent" to no avail! Can ...
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How to get realtime reflections from motion tracked video?

I wanted to know if there is a way to get realtime reflections from a video, like if I have a motion tracked shot of a balloon festival; Naturally this will have a lot of moving colors so it isn't as ...
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How do I save a video [duplicate]

I want to save a video file and come back to add more to it later, but every time I try saving it it saves as .blend even though I have it as .mp4. So I'd end up with a file named .mp4.blend. In the ...
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My render layers are gone (Video Sequence Editor)

I tried to render my Video by using "Render Animation", but it just gave me an error that said "All render layers are disabled". I tried to enable them, but it appears that there are no render layers. ...
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How do i play a video through an object on blender 2.8?

does doing this work the same way as of in the stable version of blender 2.79? And another thing is that the video i am wanting to add to a plain is 2 minutes and 44 seconds long is there a duration ...
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intro templates for video editing [duplicate]

Where do you get free to use and download intro?
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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 ...