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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 render videos for twitter?

I'm trying many configurations to upload a video on Twitter. Twitter displays the following error message: "Your media file is not compatible." Which is the right format and encoding to upload ...
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Poor performance with h.264 VSE

Sorry if this is a noob question but I started using Blender today as a free video editor and now that I'm rendering my project, it's taking a lot longer than I was expecting. The project is ...
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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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Speed control works on small video, not on large

I am trying to speed up the video on a 17 minute (2.1GB) clip I recorded on my phone (29.97 FPS, 1920x1080, total bitrate >17000 kbps in case it matters). I selected the video strip, then did ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Fading music tracks in/out (not to 0 volume) in Blender

Yes, I am aware of the answers listed here: How do I fade music in and out using Blender? But neither of them seem to work for me? I cannot get a keyframe to be inserted on just a single channel (the ...
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combining two slow motion videos in split screen

I have used the speed control effect to slow down two videos. Now I want to show the slow motion versions simultaneously in a split screen. I am able to create the split screen using the transform ...
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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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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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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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Problem mixing a scene with video clips in the VSE

I am using Blender 2.79 on a fully updated iMac. I want to create a 2-D animation and have 2 video clips before this animation. The issue is that even if the clips are above the scene strip, or even ...
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Video Editing - Text Effect Font

Can we change the Text Effect(Video editing) font as of 2.79 version? If not, how can a text created by Text Editor be pulled into the Video Timeline Editor? Thanks, Anand
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Extreme Video stretching in the VSE

I rendered a 10 second animation with 230 frames, but when I uploaded it into the video sequence editor in the exact same blend file it got stretched to 6 minutes making it off sync with the music. ...
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How to Add existing Scene to VSE?

Every .blender, file that we save, is a SCENE in itself, right? So the VSE provides a option to add a Scene. Now after adding the scene, how can I link it to an existing Scene? For example : 1. I ...
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Jump cut editing in the Video Sequence Editor

I would like to edit a long video, deleting parts of it. I think this type of editing is called jump cut. What would be an efficient way to do it in Blender? Just soft/hard cutting the video and sound ...
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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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Blender Sequencer speed is Extremely slow

I have a video (720p) that is 37 minutes long, with a bitrate of ~3000kb/s. This video is a game recording, so 37 minutes worth of this footage was written in 37 minutes, while other extremely CPU, ...
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Output edited video loss qualtiy after edit

I rendered an animation in a video in VSE. After re-rendering them into video in VSE the video lost its quality and looked blurred. (I tried higher bitrates and different formats but nothing worked). ...
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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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VSE: Can you make a script to code in more filters? (add/multiply/subtract)

So specifically in blender you have 3 settings really: add/subtract/multiply. Image editors such as gimp give you these and a total of 21 setting. Are these settings in blender just a mashup of ...
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Driver not updating when rendering animation

Have you ever experienced such an issue? Driver not updating when rendering animation, but updating when single images are being rendered one by one? Case description: I created empty, linked to a ...
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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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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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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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Effect Strip Text missing in final render in Blender Cycle

I added an Image Strip in VSE and then added text strips from Effect Strip. I chose Blend to ALpha Over in VSE properties. I have opened the Video Editing in Screen Layout. Text is visible in VSE but ...
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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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How to compile a stop motion movie in the VSE with python?

I have a ASCII text file, which holds the data for combining images into a stop-motion movie as follows. ...
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How to disable entire tracks (or multiple clips) in VSE

I'm using Blender to do the video editing for one of my projects. The interface is somewhat counter-intuitive, but I use it because it gives me crazy amounts of control and it's very dependable. I'm ...
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video blender editor move blender file to the new folder and missing the videos at blender vse

fast responds please this my examination videos , please. i just set the videos and audio at the blender video editing then i after 7 hour of put strip audio for dubbing i move the blender file from ...
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No RAM Preview for Node Editor Composite in VSE

We've seen multiple tutorials on how to optimize composites from the Node Editor for playback in the Video Sequence Editor, but for some reason we can't get our very simple green screen composite ...
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hotkeys for blend settings? (overdrop, alpha under, cross, etc)?

I'm looking specifically at the vse for this (if there are ones for the 3d viewport let me know tho). But is there a way to bind hotkeys for the "blend settings" found at the top section of any ...
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Why some viewer screens appear darker? [duplicate]

I'm new to blender, mainly using it as a video editor (editing on the VSE and using Composer for effects as chroma keying, etc.) and i'm having a problem which a really don't get. Sometimes, when I ...
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VSE crop video without stretching

I am cropping a video sequence by checking the "crop" box and taking off, say, 200 pixels on both sides. Unfortunately, the resulting video is stretched to accommodate the initial aspect ratio. How ...
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Imported VSE strips are extremely messed up

When I attempt to import an .mkv file I had rendered with blender previously the frame rate automatically ups to a thousand and the audio and video strips, which were originally about 7000 frames, ups ...
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How should I retouch videos (repaint areas)?

Let's say I have video on some frames of which I have some objects that I would like to cover up. I would put video on plane as texture and put some objects in 3D scene before this plane and move them ...
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VSE text transparency

I have text object fading in using alpha in material. But fade in doesn't appear in VSE prewiewer (and also in 3D view when I plaz mz scene on timeline. It only appears when I stop timeline). When I ...
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VSE: disable snapping to frames for sound? [duplicate]

Is there any way to move a sound strip or slide its content without snapping it to the frames? It makes no sense for a sound strip to behave like that.
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How to insert a keyframe in the VSE via script?

I have the following code in which I want to add a keyframe at two points at the end: ...
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Which settings does blender use for video proxies (VSE)?

I am working with the VSE for editing videos and I'd like to generate proxies (with 25% resolution). Blender is doing that kind of slow because it doesn't make use of the graphics card nor it uses ...
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How to create multiple Scene strips of 3d objects in the vse?

The basic question: Say I have 3 text objects I madeup in the 3d view, how do I insert those as 3 different strips in the vse? Each strip showing only 1 object, freely moveable across the timeline. ...
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Decrease Movie from 60fps to 30fps

Ok guys here´s the deal, we have recorded an video interview with an client, but we forgot the camera settings on 60fps.
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Video Sequence Editor: playback lag after stripchange

I got some footage from a band who played playback on a stage for a music video. Now I am putting it all together in VSE with the audiofile (studio recording) they used for playback. My machine is ...
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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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Blender video editing cut but use original encoding

I want use Blender to cut out some scenes from a video and save in original encoding format. Cut only no rendering, no encoding. What I have to do ?
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“Unsupported channel layout” Error, when trying to render with AAC-Audio

I try to render a Video with Blender's video editor. Under Output I set FFmpeg video as file format. Under Render I set Container...