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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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solve camera problem

I tried to do motion tracking on Blender.I have put markers on a video and then when I try to solve the camera I got this error: "At least 8 common tracks on both keyframes are needed for ...
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How to adjust height of sound strip in VSE?

I have one sound strip in my blender file. But it has a small height, so if I make the height of the Video Sequence Editor panel small, the waveform in the tiny sound strip is compressed vertically so ...
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Save is broken and how to save as mp4?

I saved a project, opened it later (solely using video editor, just compiling videos) and it does nothing. It plays, but no sound or video, but when I enter something new into it then it works. Also, ...
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VSE using two Effect Stips

I want to add some images onto a video. Each of those images has transform key-frames to make them look less static. And each image blends with the others for smoother transitions. I tried to find ...
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How to select Video Strip independently from Audio?

This seems like it should be obvious but I can't figure out how to select only the video or the audio independently from one another. So when I want to add an effect layer for instance it tells me ...
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Hear timing reference audio from VSE while editing other scenes? (2.8 beta)

I'm making an animation using grease pencil, based on a narration track. What I'd like to do: Import and place the master audio file (narration) as a single sound strip in the VSE, in Scene0 Create ...
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VSE Proxy / Timecode Properties panel gone?

I installed blender velvets to see if editing would be easier. The built in proxy maker is not working anymore. The panel used to select which proxies to use is gone now too. It did not reappear when ...
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How to import a movie file in Blender 2.8 and 2.79 with Python?

I tried to add a movie file using this script in the scripting window. ...
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Adding current scene to VSE (Blender 2.8)

I dont know why this isn't working. I'm so new to Blender so forgive me. I'm trying to reverse my animation: https://youtu.be/jhXfWWeGVQg?t=333 I've got it all set up, I go into the ...
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Blender 2.8 VSE scene strip preview does not show image (as plane) from 3D viewport

In scene1 I have a simple image as plane + some extruded text; eg the title. The number of frames is set to 90. When I add a this scene strip in the VSE, I can only preview the text. The image itself ...
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How to join two vse video edit projects?

I have a second part for my video editing project in the VSE that I have edited separately. I would like to append it to the main part, so that I could combine the strips, cuts and so on. How can I do ...
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How to animate Rotation of a PNG image in VSE?

I selected the Transform effect green rectangle, then I moved to frame #10, and lastly, I changed the Rotation value. Shouldn't a Keyframe have been made at that moment? I am starting to suspect that ...
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VSE - A strip with a PNG/transp won't show as long as there's another one above it

As the screenshots show, each strip has a PNG image with transparency. blueoutline.png is above yellowball.png, each is using Alpha Over as a method of blending. What am I missing? Is this the reason:...
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Highlight text in Blender 2.8. vse

Is there a convenient way to automatically add a black frame behind a written text overlay in the video sequence editor? I mean, I could add a "color" but I'd like my frames to perfectly fit the text ...
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Where can I set the Vse playback frame rate

I want use VSE to make a short video. The source videos are 25fps so they run slightly slow. Where in the user preferences can you change this. I can't see it. Thanks in advance
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Undo suddenly stopped working 2.79b

I was working on a project in the VSE and editing some keyframes via the graph editor. I believe I used key: Mirror as my last known command because I was trying to invert the keyframe positions. It ...
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How to set chroma subsampling options?

I'm asking in relation to the vse as a standalone, as well as the 3d viewport. Where can I specify what chroma subsampling I want for my output? i.e. 4:4:4 vs 4:2:2 vs 4:2:0? Are presets applied to ...
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CUDA error at cuCtxCreate: Launch failed

I wanted to render a scene in Cycles Render and there was an error. I'm using a GTX 1050TI with 1898 Mhz (OC). I have 16GB Ram in my PC and used 8192MB Ram in Blender. My Render performance is at 64 ...
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Editing vertical video shot on a phone [duplicate]

I'm editing a phone video, but I want to edit it vertically like this [ ], but Blender has it locked horizontally. Is there a way to flip it? Thanks!
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How to work with variable framerate footage in the vse

I have a lot of footage from a mobile phone that was able to adapt to low illumination by increasing the exposure dynamically. As a result, those videos have no fixed framerate, but each video consist ...
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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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VSE: setting parent child relationship of strips

Previously I had been using the VSE quick functions add-on 'parenting tool'. However since trying it again in 2.79b it keeps freezing up after I do a 2nd operation (like moving the strip and child.....
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Render Audio on a machine with no sound card

I'm using VSE to create small video clips. I create the clips using python and render everything in the background. Now I am trying to add audio to my clips. This works on my local machine. This is ...
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Repeated Music In VSE

so i'm making an animation right? So then i'm working in VSE for a preview of what it looks like but when I play the preview animation with the music then the music just repeats as soon as a new scene ...
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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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VSE: How to set as start frame where the cursor is in Blender 2.80

Blender 2.80 seems such an awesome improvement that I have immediately switched to it. However, I can't find how to do something that was easy and useful in past versions. Namely, you would press S or ...
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Why my video won't render? - .blend file included

I am just trying to put together a video with its audio, and an additional audio (me talking). I used a Speed Control Effect Strip on the video. I had successfully rendered video before with the same ...
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Where the Speed Control Effect Strip Modifier was moved to?

I am using the VSE in 2.80. It used to be in the lower right corner in the default Video Editing layout, with the modifiers.
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“Timebase not supported by MPEG 4 Standard” Error when rendering AVI/MPEG-4 video

I've been trying to render a video but either it won't have sound or it won't have audio. Whenever I try to render it in a way I can get both video and audio, this error message shows up. Any idea ...
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Mask not moving with strip in vse properly

How do I get my mask and its keyframes to move with the strip as I move it across the timeline? I Think there is some kind of bug because I have 2 projects open and both are acting differently when ...
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How to center the view on the “Time Cursor” in the Video Sequence Editor?

I have three markers in the timeline, and I am working in one of these three areas in the sequencer around the 3rd mark: I try to use the first marker in the timeline, so that the sequencer jumps to ...
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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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Text with Transparent BSDF and Black Diffuse BDSF not fully transparent

I spent the entire day trying to figure this one out. I'm using cycles. I'm trying to make subtitles for a video. The reason I'm using blender for this is because I have to hide previous subtitles ...
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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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Use set of VSE stripes with f-curves as template

Blender: 2.79 OS: Linux I make series of video (Teaching, News, Vlog) and make set of "decorations" Titles (Video Topic, Speaker, credits ...) with nice fade-in and fade-out, semi pransparent blocks ...
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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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Please help, Blender rendering videos really slow

I'm new to blender, I've been using it to edit videos but While my videos are rendering my CPU usage sits around 15%, my RAM around 30% and my GPU doesn't get used at all. This doesn't seem right ...
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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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Blender VSE - Change order of images in sequence - video

I have 20 images and i want to create a 4 minute video out of it. by just defining the order of which these images appear in the video in a lengthy list. this list would look somehow like this: 5,4,19,...
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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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VSE: How do I speed up playback in the video preview?

I am trying to scrub through a large video (2+ hours) so that I can cut out a few clips from it. The video preview window is too slow when I click to a new time location in the sequence view.. it can ...
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Do I need to save the file so that I could edit my video sequence again?

I've already rendered it and got the output video but I need to edit it again. Can't find the file to edit the video.
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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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How much is the upper limit of video capacity when we use Video Editing?

I tried to edit about a 4.2GB-mp4-video, but Blender said "File A could not be loaded." The video length was almost 3 hours. On the other hand, when I tried to load the only first 1 minute of the ...
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Annotation in the VSE

How does the annotation work in the VSE, in blender 2.8 beta? If I check the box annotation in the VSE and add a layer nothing happens. What am I missing?
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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 ...