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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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How to add a border to a single videoclip

I just started to use blender because Camtasia is crashing like ***** al the time and Techsmith doesn't seem to care. I have a few thing tackled like adding text, resizing and i can make things move ...
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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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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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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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Can I create a timer overlay for a video file to use in the VSE? How?

I need to create a text overlay on my video file showing a timer started and stopped at certain times during the clips length. All tutorials I found on creating text or titles to be used in the VSE ...
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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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How do I resize colour effect strips in the VSE?

I need to be able to resize the effect strip "Colour" in the VSE, which is defaulting to full screen size, and I can find no options to resize it to be smaller and occupy the exact part of the video I ...
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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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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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search for unknown operator 'BPY_OT_OPS_OT_mesh.dissolve_limited()

The menu for this code is in the the video sequencer. It just brings in an image file into the video sequencer. It works except that I get search for unknown operator 'BPY_OT_OPS_OT_mesh....
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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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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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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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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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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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Ignoring a channel when removing gaps in the VSE

I've got this: I want to remove that gap, moving all strips to the right up to fill it. Normally I can do this by pressing backspace, but I can't do that here because of the audio track above --- ...
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VSE tracks get shifted

Some of my tracks don't show the video they should: I edited one track how I wanted, and some time later I found the whole video sequence had a starting offset that came from nowhere and ruined my ...
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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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Scene added in VSE with local timing

I have several scenes (Scene1 and Scene2 in the example) with videos and effects on them. In a main scene (AllScenes), I have added all these scenes in VSE to make one movie. My problem is about the ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Cannot Edit the Length of VSE's Transform Efffect

I am new to Blender: So I have a video clip in Blender's VSE. I would like it to zoom into a specific part of the video for about 100 frames. I found that you can zoom by adding a transform effect ...
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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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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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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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double instance of sound when using VSE-scene strip in another scenes VSE

This is really strange - but perhaps it's just a setting somewhere. I'm using Blender 2.78c I've created a scene with video+sound (let's call it sourcescene) I'm using this scene as a scene-strip ...
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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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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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No sound in VSE

I've been working with the VSE for a while and everything was fine. But all of the sudden, when I play the preview the sound doesn't play. I think I must've disabled it somewhere, but I can't manage ...
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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 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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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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No clip preview

.blend clip preview missing. Checked settings against another .blend file with active preview and settings are the same. Conundrum... Why no clip preview?
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Blender VSE: What to do with 20gb SSD (performance enhancement/rendertime)?

so my D drive has about 1 -2 gb of drivers on it. Otherwise there's over like 22gb of free space there. So let's say 20gb to be safe. Blender and everything else is on my C main hard drive. How can I ...