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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 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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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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Cutting a Gaussian Blur effect strip in the VSE

How do I perform a hard or soft cut to a Gaussian Blur effect strip in the video sequence editor? Normally for any other effect strip that I've tried like text or colour, I can press (Shift+K) and ...
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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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VSE. I need to rotate image with arbitrary center pivot point that is not in the center of the image

I know how to rotate with a transform strip, but I need to rotate around an arbitrary point that is not in the center of the image.
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blender videoediting Use Python batch save mp4,Save all the cut small videos in batch

A long video, divided into multiple small videos (soft cut using the K hot key). Save all the cut small videos in batch Save separately use Python For example, a 10-minute video, divided into two 5-...
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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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Silhouette chroma key effect - how to finish off?

I'm so close to finishing this off but I can't get my foreground to be single matte color. I'm not sure where I need to place a node to do so. My foreground right now has some aberrations coming ...
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VSE render black as transparent

July 5th lots of fireworks vids. Using VSE I would like to overlay some of them on each other. So convert all the black in the scene to transparent then render it out and bring the .png files back in ...
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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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Question about audio and video synchronization on rendering

I am importing a .mov where the media information is recorded at 30 fps with h.264 and the audio is AAC sampled at 32khz with 32bps. Rendering is done at 30 fps ...
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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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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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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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Reducing Rendering Time: Video Editing

System Specs: Intel i7 930 @ 2.80Ghz 16 GB DDR3 Gaming RAM 64-bit Windows 7 Ultimate Nvidea GeForce GTX 780 1 TB Western Digital HDD (non-SSD) Blender Settings: Audio Dev: SDL Compute Device: CUDA ...
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Blender VSE - background color of video from imported image sequence

I'm looking into the Blender Video Sequence Editor to create animations out of existing sequences of images. The image sequences are generated with POV-ray. I've downloaded Blender 2.79, I run W7 64-...
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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 downscale from 4k to 1080P

I have a video in 4k that i would like to downscale to 1080p. What i want to do is having the video with the same quality and carachteristics as the original but at 1080p. I have tried the following: ...
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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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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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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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Sequence editor split screen video output black

I'm trying to create a split screen animation (from static images though) for a part of a video. I'm following along a tutorial on this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KrnywS9_vs (a little older, but ...
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How can I automate this kind of Blender 2D animations?

I've started using blender VSE only for now, as my essential tooling for creating this kind of free educational resources for children: My Video example And I'm asking you about a way to automate ...
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How to apply same keyframes properties on mupltiple strips in VSE?

I do video editing in blender for youtube, and I find my self repeating same stuff again and again because I don't know how do I apply same keyframe properties to multiple strips and it became very ...
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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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Wrong fps when importing footage

I use blender as my main video editor but I haven't used it since last summer, during which I was very pleased with it. Lately I tried using it again but it seems like it is not detecting that my ...
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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 ...
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How to make the sequencer 'Preview' area fullscreen with python?

How do I, with python, select the sequencer area which has a view type as preview, to make it active/context? (And not select the "strip" window) EDIT: My overall goal is to add a windowless, ...
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Movie editing : VSE or compositor?

Currently editing a short-movie in Blender (~11min), I did reach some limits of the VSE. Some part of the movie is black and white, and for the first time Blender began to give me "not enough colors" ...
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Quality loss in black&white conversion

First of all, I hoped I'm not asking a duplicate of some question (I didn't find any). I'm currently editing a short-movie, and the main part of it is black and white. We recorded it in colors, so I'...
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Play selected channel solo in VSE?

Is it possible to play a channel solo in the VSE, through a shortcut or python? I mean like ex. hide/mute all unselected channels?
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Audio/Video out of sync in rendered video, but not in VSE

First let me apologize to ask this question, as this has been basically already asked, for instance here, here and here. However these answers don't seem to provide an understanding what's really ...
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selecting sequences in VSE via python

This script adds an effect color strip in the VSE then adds an image above it. I want to add a gamma cross strip so I can do a fade in. The trouble is there doesn't seem to be a way to select ...
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VSE: rendered audio is offset (audio+video render)

v2.79b Short version: I laid out a 10 minute video in the VSE. Everything in the VSE looks and sounds right and lined up properly on playback (av sync enabled). I render out video+audio under ...
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Video Editing, Is there a way to make the speed value animated?

I added a Speed Control filter onto a clip inside the Video Sequence Editor. When I tried to make the Multiply Speed value of this filter animated, both by making it a key frame and by making it ...
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Using drivers to animate the opacity of a strip in VSE

my final goal would be to use Blender VSE for video editing, where I'd overlay a strip over a background video when there is sound in the corresponding audio track, so basically, the volume in an ...
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Cropping 4k video to 1080p, How to track players

I have a video of a soccer match taken on a go pro at 4k. I would like to crop to 1080P. I would like cropped field of view to follow several players but never go outside the 4k image. That is I want ...
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In making a mask, how do I remove the outer area and lay the inner area atop video?

This is only my first time in making masks in Blender and I wish to learn this for my future motion graphics. See photo below. How do I erase the shaded area surrounding the bezier on a maroon ...
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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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Pan or zoom in the VSE

I am trying to create some graphic matches on action (on either side of a transition, similar shapes are in the same place on the screen. To accomplish this, I have an image with some targets which ...
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iphone X Camera Preset?

Hi I'm shooting on an iPhone X trying to track my footage. I don't know the iPhone X's camera info and am having trouble finding info that looks like should be putting into blender. If you have the ...
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How to extract the frame rate of a source clip of a movie strip?

I know the width and height of a source clip can be extracted with this: https://docs.blender.org/api/2.79/bpy.types.SequenceElement.html Ex.: ...
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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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Follow crop an object in VSE

Since i am a noob video shooter, i'm require to edit those video to "highlight" the person that i actually want to record (the person is too small compare to the image) to do that, i should do a ...
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Help with Video Editor, Speed control effect strip and keyframing

newbie here. I need some help with the Video Sequencer. I'm trying to change the speed control of a video accelerating and decelerating some parts and using curves to smoothen the effect. My problem ...
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Why is png image in video fade out pixelated?

I have used a png image in a video and added a fade out in VSE using the Gamma Cross. I just have another audio layer in the video. See attached images. I am using Blender-Render engine. I am ...
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how do i combine scenes with video footage in Blender VSE?

So, I have a video project I am working on, and decided to move away from Hitfilm Express and give Blender a shot. So, what i used to do in Hitfilm, is i will make a composite shot and then bring it ...
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My mask object shows up when adding the scene into the VSE

So, I have a setup similar to this (the first answer on the forum). But the mask object still shows when I import it into the VSE. It seems like the VSE is calling straight from the 3D view, and not ...