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The video sequence editor is blender's NLEs (non-linear editing system). The VSE is a timeline-based video editor in blender.

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Combining two scenes

I have two .blend files. Is it possible to combining this scenes, both is animation and if one animation from the first file is over, the second will start.
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How to run blender video editor on a weak graphics card?

Preview area of blender video editor is always white (blank) no matter what the picture or the video is. After a little research, I found out it's due to my old OpenGL: I can't afford to buy a good ...
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Movie sound/music editing : better solution than VSE?

Third question of my concern about producing high quality short movies. The question is quite simple : Is audio as weak as video in the VSE ? Is there another way of managing sound than the VSE ? It ...
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Movie editing : VSE or compositor?

Currently editing a short-movie in Blender (~11min), I did reach some limits of the VSE. Some part of the movie is black and white, and for the first time Blender began to give me "not enough colors" ...
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How to make the sequencer 'Preview' area fullscreen with python?

How do I, with python, select the sequencer area which has a view type as preview, to make it active/context? (And not select the "strip" window) EDIT: My overall goal is to add a windowless, ...
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Quality loss in black&white conversion

First of all, I hoped I'm not asking a duplicate of some question (I didn't find any). I'm currently editing a short-movie, and the main part of it is black and white. We recorded it in colors, so I'...
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Play selected channel solo in VSE?

Is it possible to play a channel solo in the VSE, through a shortcut or python? I mean like ex. hide/mute all unselected channels?
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VSE: rendered audio is offset (audio+video render)

v2.79b Short version: I laid out a 10 minute video in the VSE. Everything in the VSE looks and sounds right and lined up properly on playback (av sync enabled). I render out video+audio under ...
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Using drivers to animate the opacity of a strip in VSE

my final goal would be to use Blender VSE for video editing, where I'd overlay a strip over a background video when there is sound in the corresponding audio track, so basically, the volume in an ...
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Cropping 4k video to 1080p, How to track players

I have a video of a soccer match taken on a go pro at 4k. I would like to crop to 1080P. I would like cropped field of view to follow several players but never go outside the 4k image. That is I want ...
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In making a mask, how do I remove the outer area and lay the inner area atop video?

This is only my first time in making masks in Blender and I wish to learn this for my future motion graphics. See photo below. How do I erase the shaded area surrounding the bezier on a maroon ...
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How to extract the frame rate of a source clip of a movie strip?

I know the width and height of a source clip can be extracted with this: https://docs.blender.org/api/2.79/bpy.types.SequenceElement.html Ex.: ...
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Blender animation file turn into “Textedit” file and never came out as a video

I'm new in blender (I started in January 2018), this is the first time I try to get an animation and it still doesn't work "as expected". I used JPEGs as frames when I rendered first into animation, ...
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how do i combine scenes with video footage in Blender VSE?

So, I have a video project I am working on, and decided to move away from Hitfilm Express and give Blender a shot. So, what i used to do in Hitfilm, is i will make a composite shot and then bring it ...
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My mask object shows up when adding the scene into the VSE

So, I have a setup similar to this (the first answer on the forum). But the mask object still shows when I import it into the VSE. It seems like the VSE is calling straight from the 3D view, and not ...
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How can I get correct audio output?

I'm using blender 2.79b to edit a video. I'm not using it for 3d modeling at all. I edited the video in the VSE and everything plays fine from inside of blender. I then render the video to a file. ...
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Help with Video Editor, Speed control effect strip and keyframing

newbie here. I need some help with the Video Sequencer. I'm trying to change the speed control of a video accelerating and decelerating some parts and using curves to smoothen the effect. My problem ...
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Why is png image in video fade out pixelated?

I have used a png image in a video and added a fade out in VSE using the Gamma Cross. I just have another audio layer in the video. See attached images. I am using Blender-Render engine. I am ...
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audio not working

I reacently got a new computer and got blender on it, i was trying to make an animation, and when i tryed to put the sound in, it didn't work. the video didn't work at all, unless i was rendering it ...
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Making video footage look old

Solely in Blender, I'd like to take my animated render (which presumably is in black and white) and make it look as if it was video footage taken many years ago—the classic little lines and dots and ...
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How do I drop SVG files onto an VSE timeline?

I have an SVG logo that I would like to drop onto a VSE timeline (organisation logo). How can I do this?
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Set prefetch frames in Blender 2.79?

I use Blender as a Video Sequence Editor and follow Mikeycal Myers' tutorial on Youtube on how to do just that. One of the things he says to do is set prefetch frames, something that was on the '...
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How to render videos for twitter?

I'm trying many configurations to upload a video on Twitter. Twitter displays the following error message: "Your media file is not compatible." Which is the right format and encoding to upload ...
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Speed control works on small video, not on large

I am trying to speed up the video on a 17 minute (2.1GB) clip I recorded on my phone (29.97 FPS, 1920x1080, total bitrate >17000 kbps in case it matters). I selected the video strip, then did ...
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Fading music tracks in/out (not to 0 volume) in Blender

Yes, I am aware of the answers listed here: How do I fade music in and out using Blender? But neither of them seem to work for me? I cannot get a keyframe to be inserted on just a single channel (the ...
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combining two slow motion videos in split screen

I have used the speed control effect to slow down two videos. Now I want to show the slow motion versions simultaneously in a split screen. I am able to create the split screen using the transform ...
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How to Add existing Scene to VSE?

Every .blender, file that we save, is a SCENE in itself, right? So the VSE provides a option to add a Scene. Now after adding the scene, how can I link it to an existing Scene? For example : 1. I ...
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Extreme Video stretching in the VSE

I rendered a 10 second animation with 230 frames, but when I uploaded it into the video sequence editor in the exact same blend file it got stretched to 6 minutes making it off sync with the music. ...
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Jump cut editing in the Video Sequence Editor

I would like to edit a long video, deleting parts of it. I think this type of editing is called jump cut. What would be an efficient way to do it in Blender? Just soft/hard cutting the video and sound ...
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Video Editing - Text Effect Font [duplicate]

Can we change the Text Effect(Video editing) font as of 2.79 version? If not, how can a text created by Text Editor be pulled into the Video Timeline Editor? Thanks, Anand
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Output edited video loss qualtiy after edit

I rendered an animation in a video in VSE. After re-rendering them into video in VSE the video lost its quality and looked blurred. (I tried higher bitrates and different formats but nothing worked). ...
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Driver not updating when rendering animation

Have you ever experienced such an issue? Driver not updating when rendering animation, but updating when single images are being rendered one by one? Case description: I created empty, linked to a ...
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VSE: Can you make a script to code in more filters? (add/multiply/subtract)

So specifically in blender you have 3 settings really: add/subtract/multiply. Image editors such as gimp give you these and a total of 21 setting. Are these settings in blender just a mashup of ...
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Effect Strip Text missing in final render in Blender Cycle

I added an Image Strip in VSE and then added text strips from Effect Strip. I chose Blend to ALpha Over in VSE properties. I have opened the Video Editing in Screen Layout. Text is visible in VSE but ...
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No RAM Preview for Node Editor Composite in VSE

We've seen multiple tutorials on how to optimize composites from the Node Editor for playback in the Video Sequence Editor, but for some reason we can't get our very simple green screen composite ...
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hotkeys for blend settings? (overdrop, alpha under, cross, etc)?

I'm looking specifically at the vse for this (if there are ones for the 3d viewport let me know tho). But is there a way to bind hotkeys for the "blend settings" found at the top section of any ...
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Why some viewer screens appear darker? [duplicate]

I'm new to blender, mainly using it as a video editor (editing on the VSE and using Composer for effects as chroma keying, etc.) and i'm having a problem which a really don't get. Sometimes, when I ...
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Imported VSE strips are extremely messed up

When I attempt to import an .mkv file I had rendered with blender previously the frame rate automatically ups to a thousand and the audio and video strips, which were originally about 7000 frames, ups ...
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How should I retouch videos (repaint areas)?

Let's say I have video on some frames of which I have some objects that I would like to cover up. I would put video on plane as texture and put some objects in 3D scene before this plane and move them ...
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VSE text transparency

I have text object fading in using alpha in material. But fade in doesn't appear in VSE prewiewer (and also in 3D view when I plaz mz scene on timeline. It only appears when I stop timeline). When I ...
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How to insert a keyframe in the VSE via script?

I have the following code in which I want to add a keyframe at two points at the end: ...
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VSE: disable snapping to frames for sound? [duplicate]

Is there any way to move a sound strip or slide its content without snapping it to the frames? It makes no sense for a sound strip to behave like that.
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Which settings does blender use for video proxies (VSE)?

I am working with the VSE for editing videos and I'd like to generate proxies (with 25% resolution). Blender is doing that kind of slow because it doesn't make use of the graphics card nor it uses ...
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How to create multiple Scene strips of 3d objects in the vse?

The basic question: Say I have 3 text objects I madeup in the 3d view, how do I insert those as 3 different strips in the vse? Each strip showing only 1 object, freely moveable across the timeline. ...
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How to downscale from 4k to 1080P

I have a video in 4k that i would like to downscale to 1080p. What i want to do is having the video with the same quality and carachteristics as the original but at 1080p. I have tried the following: ...
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Blender video editing cut but use original encoding

I want use Blender to cut out some scenes from a video and save in original encoding format. Cut only no rendering, no encoding. What I have to do ?
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how to use a movie in the background and a move in the foreground putting them into one movie

I have not played with Blender in a while, and if I did know how to do this, I forgot. I got a video that has some "black screen" behind a person, and I am using that as a "green screen" and place ...
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How to apply a property to multiple keyframes? 2D masking/strips/vse

Hi so I'm making a 2d mask to apply to strips in the vse. ANd I made a ton of keyframes for said mask...basic movement and transformation. After I made this though, I realize I want to scale the mask ...
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VSE: how to zoom in on image without pixel blur? [duplicate]

edit: i think this might be a solution? But I don't understand how to do it can anyone help? i open a new scene and...then im stuck "This really bugged me, but I got a solution: Create a new scene, ...
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How do I resize colour effect strips in the VSE?

I need to be able to resize the effect strip "Colour" in the VSE, which is defaulting to full screen size, and I can find no options to resize it to be smaller and occupy the exact part of the video I ...