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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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Why isn't this MP3 playing in the Video Sequence Editor?

I am trying to add an audio file to one image. I have tried repeatedly but the audio file doesn't play. I have used tutorials that suggest it should just play right away when I run the file but ...
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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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correct horizon in 360 rectilinear video

I recently got a 360 camera (samsung gear 360) with 2 fisheye lenses, wich are stitched together pretty good in the propriatary Samsung video editor to rectiliniar video. What does not work is a ...
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Making video strip end at its last frame after speed modifier is applied?

I have 60 fps video and I want to scale it down to 30 fps: I add Speed Control strip Uncheck Stretch to input strip length ...
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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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Video Sequence Editor: Is it possible to specify default strip properties?

I use the VSE produce sermon footage involving usually about 50 slides, which use mostly the same properties. Is there a way to specify default values for Blend Mode, Image Offset, and Length so I don'...
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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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Rendering video sequence editor by scripting

I'm trying to render all individual strips that I have in the video sequence editor in separate files automatically. I started this script: ...
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Video sequence editing, cutting strips

I'm trying some video editing with Blender and for now just wanna do some simple cuts. Whatever I do the strips keep some frames from what I thought should have been cut as soon as I start moving the ...
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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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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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timebase denominator exceeds H.264 maximum

I am trying to do some video editing in Blender. I can render using AVI format, the problem appears when I am using ffmpeg. The steps I am following: [Video Sequence Editor] Add->movie [...I select ...
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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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Why is Blender's V.S.E. Slow?

What I know about blender's V.S.E. is that it can cache a certain amount of frames before dropping frames(Related). But, on my Ipod I have video editors like Imovie, and Cute Cut and there is never a ...
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Blender VSE proxies show the bad video

I'm editing my first film project in Blender VSE. I had big problems with replay due to my phone's camera using a strange video codec, but this answer fixed it. I've set the proxy option for all ...
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Proxy use in VSE for 2.79

Can anyone please advise on the method for using proxies in 2.79.. the usual method of choosing a desired proxy render size for playback .. after creating the proxy doesn't seem to work anymore as ...
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How do I sharpen video strips in Blender?

I see the Gaussian blur among others, but no sharpening filter.
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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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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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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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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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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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Getting Error: The Encoder Timebase is not set when trying to render finished Video sequence

I cannot find any other posts to do with this and I don't to completely mess up my Blender while messing with settings I do not understand. I finished putting a video together in VSE and tried to ...
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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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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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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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Why is my video playing limited to a couple seconds when i add it to VSE?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCsPmzrwXG0 AS you can see it is limited to the black line. Im sure theres a way to make it view the WHOLE of your video, but i dont know how and i cant find a ...
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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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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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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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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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Video editing. Audio and Video strip have different length

When I import a video in blender, I get audio and video on two separate channels. And beside the name displayed on the channel I get some number: ...
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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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Low frame rate in video editor preview

Apologies if this is a duplicate post, but nothing I've read on any of the others has worked. I've imported various video (recorded at 30 fps) and audio strips into Blender's video editor and when ...
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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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Transparency/Masking : See through an Outer Sphere and see Inner Sphere in true colours

Summary I want to be able to look through an outer sphere - BlueSphere, and see another sphere inside - RedSphere This is the target goal I'm trying to get to: Issues Here is what I have tried, ...
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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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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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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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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: 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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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.