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Questions tagged [video-sequence-editor]

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 videos of different framerates?

Been playing around with the video editor on Blender for a few days. Right now I'm trying to combine a few videos with different framerates (23.99FPS and 25FPS). Is it possible to get them to work ...
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Is there a revealing mask on blender VSE? Or other way to solve my problem

I'm working with 3 image. pic1 - background pic2 - object pic3 - object with transparent background So pic1 will be under pic2 but I want to use pic3 to hide part of pic2 and show pic1. I used ...
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Creating custom or repeated transition effects in the VSE

Let's say I want to create a video with a large number of fairly complex transitions --- for the sake of argument, let's consider an old-fashioned carousel project slideshow. On each transition, the ...
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blender 2.80 AV sync / frame dropping option

I'm trying to edit a video in the blender VSE and, as expected, the playback framerate isn't realtime, which would be fine in a normal situation; however, the audio plays fine, but the frames don't "...
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Sped up strip renders jumpy

I am processing a video and speeding up some strips. The output is very jumpy, especially noticeable on strips where there is lateral movement (such as panning). I don't understand why: I am using a ...
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Custom Drag and Drop for importing .srt files

I made Subsimport that lets users import .srt files into the VSE. I'd like to improve it by allowing users to drag .srt files into the timeline instead of having to click the "Import" button. Does ...
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How to change effect strip input in Video Editor?

Let's say I have a cross fade track from Track A to Track B. Now I decide to create a gaussian blue effect strip over Track A, let's call it Track C Now I want the cross fade from Track C to Track B, ...
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Ignore content beyond cuts when generating proxies

When I generate proxies in the VSE, The entire original files get generated, instead of the cuts I made (even if I make hard cuts with Shift+K). This makes sense when you edit a film from rushes as ...
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VSE Image doesn't show in final render

I'm relatively new to VSE, and I'm trying to place an image in my video, but when I render it the image doesn't show at the designated time. How can I make blender display the image in my final ...
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Generated videos not recognizable in VLC

I generated my first video in Blender today. I folowed Paul Caggeggis instructions in "Introduction to Video Editing in Blender Part 01" on youtube. I have the latest Blender on an OpenSuse 15. When I ...
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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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How to render a video with Blender 2.80?

When choosing AVI JPEG, the resulting video won’t have audio. And when choosing FFmpeg video it only renders a black image file. Can someone say how to have audio with AVI JPEG, or how to render an ...
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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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How to render video with sound? (VSE has audio)

I am having an issue where my audio is not being included with my final video file. Online it says to make sure there is an audio codec. So I have selected MP3 with my MPEG-4 video encoding. Still, it ...
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How to redirect path for a sequence clip the VLE?

I've re organised some files that are used with the sequencer of the VLE. No of course the sequence clips arn't sure where to look for the files I've moved. Within blender can I reset the path that ...
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Rendering same scene multiple times? (changed by frame change handler)

This is a follow-up question to my previous post. After a certain learning period I was able to produce the generated scenes I wanted. It looks similar to this gif (credit to @batFINGER): In short: ...
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How to change the display_channel with python?

Neither bpy.context.space_data.display_channel = 5 nor bpy.types.SpaceSequenceEditor(display_channel = 5) seems to be working?
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Can I change the colour of sequence clips in the video editor?

Can I change the colour of sequence clips in the video editor so its easier to decipher sections ?
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How to limit GPU/CPU use?

I tried to render two little movie clips I dropped into the timeline to learn how to do video editing in Blender 2.8 and after a minute my computer box started beeping (which it's done once before ...
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Audio file isnt showing up on strip, but plays when the video is playing.

Im currently editing a video, and i was dragging a sound clip into blender and at first it did not show up. I dragged it again and it didnt show up, but on the third time it popped up in the editor. ...
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How to detect if a vse strip is used in conjunction with an effect strip with python?

Moving strips which are used in conjunction with an effect strips will cause errors if moved(with python) without the effect strips, and most of the effect strips can't themselves be moved because ...
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Select adjoined handle in Sequencer with python?

How do I select the adjoined handle in the Sequencer with python? I believe that the code actually should do this, but it doesn't? ...
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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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Pulverize not working, PHP Notices

So, I realized that Blender was not using all of my CPU processing power with a Ryzen 5 2600X, it only uses 10 % max. So I downloaded Pulverize with PHP, FFmpeg and Python. When attempting to run a ...
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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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VSE Properties/ Scene Preview/Render it’s not showing Open GL Preview option

This is my problem VSE Properties/ Scene Preview/Render it’s not showing Open GL Preview option, there is no box to untick.
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video sequence editor seconds milliseconds

Is there a way to see the units in seconds+ milliseconds rather than seconds + frame in video sequence editor? I am trying to sync dialogues from a track in audacity and every time I have to do the ...
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Can I edit in a 1080p timeline and then export to 4K with proper rescale for all items?

"In Premiere you can actually edit in a 1080p timeline and then change the resolution on export to 4K." Read that, was wondering if I can do it in blender. Atm whenever I change the resolution of ...
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VSE: How to Reuse an Animation or how to Create an Animation Template?

In Short I have animated a strip in the VSE and would like to apply the same animation to other strips later. How can I do that without manually recreating the keyframes on the other strips? In More ...
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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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Blender doesn't support all fps?

The custom fps system only allows a value that can be created using two numbers with (1) no more than 3 decimal points and (2) values less than 1000. Let's take for example 29.970628 a common format ...
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Highest quality method of mixing and exporting multiple audio channels in blender?

I'll try and keep this to the point: Let's say you import 32 stereo tracks into the vse. Stack them ontop of eachother, occupying all 32 channels in the vse. You mess around with the volume levels ...
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It is a mission impossible to edit a video

My laptop is not the fastest one, and I created a blender project. There are a few stretched blocks. I unwrapped them and added a realistic texture. I want to make a video with the length of 20-30 ...
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Creating a delayed blur effect?

I would like to recreate an effect similar to that seen at this timestamp in the following video of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3d: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-FoQ1XNoGM&t=462 I believe this was ...
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Blender for Previs/Layout

I'm a professional Previs artist working in Maya and now deciding to give it a try with Blender. I am absolutely new to it... I couldn't find any chat here related to that (not even tags about it). Is ...
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Need help with h.264 optimization settings for youtube

I'm not understanding if there are any settings provided in blender that allow me to meet these criteria. I can meet and understand the other recommended settings outside of the h.264 part below, so ...
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Cannot open any video files with Blender

I am completely new to video editing. After seeing a few Youtube videos, I realised Blender suited my needs well. Unfortunately, I have failed to open pretty much all kinds of video files. After ...
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What are the render settings as RF values? [duplicate]

Just interested in these ones specifically: Filled in the blanks: 32 lowest 29 very low 26 low 23 medium 20 high 17 perceptually lossless
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Audio balloons out when I “change” the frame rate

I have run into an unusual situation as the title of this post implies. When I cut down my video and audio tracks and reaffirm the 30fps that is the video's recorded rate for some reason the cut ...
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Blender Video & Audio out of horribly sync and missing my cuts

My audio acts as though it was never cut. I found a place in the output file where it most certainly ran over my cut like there was nothing to indicate that it should have cut off. it's annoying since ...
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VSE: how can I create 2d rain trail streaks? Or turn an overlay into a mask

I have a character in a video masked out, and overlayed ontop of its original self. I dyed the masked version red, so they look like they fell in paint. I want to have rain falling down in the ...
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Is speed control effect for a time range or just one specific strip?

I'm using v2.79,when I add speed control to one single video strip,and it would affect audio strip within the time range of the video strip I select,so how can I avoid that?
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How to insert space or make a gab between many joined stripped pieces of Audio VSE?

My question is the reverse process of this question: How to automatically join stripped pieces of video? I have many pieces of audio or clips that are joined together (eg: 20 clips). I need to make ...
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How to delete extra audio track

I have video and audio in video sequence editor. Video is short and audio is long. How can i cut the audio to match the video. Any suggestion or help. Thanks
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VSE: Change blend mode for multiple strips (via Python)

Blender VSE imports default to CROSS as blend mode (Set the default Blend Type) Multiple strips cannot be edited simultaneously via the Strip Properties' "Edit Strip". I was not able to find ...
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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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Error initializing video stream (Webm/VP9 codec)

Whatever combination I've tried with this codec, it ends up with this error: "Error initializing video stream", but it should be supported according to this commit. I have Win10 and latest K-lite ...
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How can I make the waveform in sequencer bigger?

I am using the alpha if that makes any difference, it shouldn't. I looked under view already and I don't see any relevant options, I also tried to box select the audio track and resize with "S" but ...
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Can I use blender VSE as if it's power point?

I'd like to write some text and animate it. I also would like to put some shapes like arrows, circles, rectangles, and lines. I might need to animate the shapes too. I know that the best software to ...