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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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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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Inserting subtitles into video sequencer - key framing

I am trying to insert simple subtitles over the top of a video. I have imported video and can make the subtitles appear by key framing them - turning on and off the visibility of the text in the '...
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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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Multi-Camera Sync

I would like to start using blender for video editing. I am using multiple cameras and audio recording of master sound either done by one camera or an external recorder. In order to be able to use ...
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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 ...
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Jump to Previous Strip fails

I'm working in the Video Sequence Editor on an hour-long project incorporating hundreds of strips. I recently added a speed control strip and, after doing so, found that PgDn no longer jumps to the ...
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How to place an overlay video with a transparent background upon another video/image?

First off, I'm a novice to node compositing, so I might not understand some jargons. Below is the original video. Next photo: the white background is removed (my first time with invert node). The ...
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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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Blender VSE, imported movie-files, gradients appears banded on export

I'm stuck in a legio range of blender settings and video tests and need an advice for best output setup -- mp4 or something else. I cannot get rid of blender-added banding when editing imported video ...
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How to view vertical zoom in Sequencer with Python?

I know with ctrl + middle mouse button I can view vertical zoom , but how do I do this in python?
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how can i make black and white alpha video effect

I mean using a real footage (not 3d)just like the "Renaissance (2006)movie" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GM5KCoWNXF4
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How to join two areas using python?

I'm working on a script which should add a trim mode to the sequencer. The preview area is split into two preview areas, until the trimming has finished and the two areas are joined again, but I can't ...
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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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Run VSE movie strip output through Compositor or Compositor movie clip output through VSE within one project possible?

I wish to add a movie clip into Blender then simultaneously use both VSE and Compositor (nodes) to produce various video effects. The VSE offers some nice options, and so does the Compositor. So far, ...
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How to code a working Pie Menu for Sequencer?

How to code a working Pie Menu for the Sequencer? There has been coded pie menus for most elements in Blender, but not the Sequencer. I found this example, but it is not working for me. Nothing ...
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Blender VSE videos and pictures are to dark

enter image description hereI´m new to this forum and have a very special question. I use the Blender Video Sequence Editor to edit my videos for at least 2 years now. I never had any problem, until 2 ...
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Issue with generating proxy in blender 2.79b

I have a scene strip added in the VSE. Its a video clip with output to composite node. The preview in 2.79b is very slow so when I try to generate proxy at 50% the custom selected directory remains ...
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VSE sync audio beat to clip length

I like to make a video with a bunch of images and an underlying music track. Now I would like to sync the length of the images to the beat of the music. I know that there is a Bake Sound to F-Curve, ...
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What's the input of the render button?

So, recently I'm finding my way into blender video editing and compositing, however, I usually do these things in different projects because I don't know how the blender renderer works. My question ...
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Choppy playback in VSE when effects applied.

I have a 4.2 ghz quadcore cpu, 16 gigs of RAM, SSD drives, and a GPU with 4 gigs of DDR5 ram. I am editing 1080p video in the Blender vse. Regular playback of footage is fine, but the moment I apply ...
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How to pause or abort VSE import movie process?

I'm wondering what the best approach is to check video file properties, compare them to the projects settings, and if they do not match, ask the user if the projects settings should be changed to the ...
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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 ...