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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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The encoder timebase is not set

I have several videos in the blender sequencer (2.79). When I select FFMPEG Video in "Output", the error "The encoder timebase is not set" appears. I tried every container and codec combination. ...
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How to make VSE render faster?

I'm putting together a video from the VSE. In the sequencer window it is rendering and scrubbing at near realtime yet during output it is taking around 3x longer. The frames are taking 0.13 seconds ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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VSE isn't multi-threading

Whenever I render a video using the blender video editor only one core is ever used at any time. I have an 8 core CPU(FX-9590) yet regardless of whether blender is set to auto detect or a fixed 8 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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/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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...