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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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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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i get this error when rendering AVI video with MPEG-4 as codec

ive been trying to render a video but either it wont have sound or it wont have audio, whenever i try to render it in a way i can get both video and audio this error shows up. any idea whats causing ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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: ...