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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 speed up a video in the VSE?

I'm making a tutorial, after a little work of strip I would like to speed up the video the seconds seems last longer (maybe because I've use video of different qualities) so I would like to increase ...
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How to automatically join stripped pieces of video?

I'm using Blender for non linear video editor, I'm simply removing dead times (times in which nothing happen) in my video using hard cut (Shift + k) after this process I've got something like this: ...
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Video Sequence Editor: change all data/files paths with python

I want to create a short animation from a series of png image files rendered in another animation program with VSE. I add the effect strip Alpha Under with several transparent overlays PNG files that ...
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Compositing video layers in 3D space

Here's what I need to do. I have a footage of a street. I want to add several people walking. Each person was shot using chroma. I understand how to remove the green using nodes. I understand how to ...
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How to shrink an image with the Video Sequence Editor

I know how to add the effect strip and transform to resize a given image. This works when I ...
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Multiple scenes with the VSE?

I've been experimenting with multiple scenes in Blender. I put together 3 separate scenes. All the scenes use text and the orthographic camera. What I am attempting to do is create a simple text pre-...
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Can't change opacity of scene strip in Video Sequence Editor

In the VSE, I have a scene strip, but I cannot change the opacity. It just snaps back to the last value it was keyframed at as soon as I alter it. (Blender 2.69)
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Scene clip in Video Editor affects the image strip above it

In the Video Sequence Editor, I have added a scene and over top I added an image strip. The image strip is set to 100% opacity and therefore should not be affected by whether the scene is ...
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Is it possible to render video sequence animations with network render?

I would like to render a lengthy video sequence in the VSE faster using network render. It works great for 3D animations but I can't get it to work with video sequences. The result is usually a blank ...
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Preview in Video Sequence Editor doesn't show render layers

I have a scene with two objects: the cube on layer 1 and a cone on layer 2. Under the Layers tab, I have set just the first layer to be rendered. In the Video Sequence Editor, I added added my scene....
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Why does a cross effect in the Video Sequence Editor overwrite a multiply effect?

I have a problem in the VSE. I would like to have some nice dark corners in movie so I added a white image with black corners and then added a multiply effect. It works, but when I add 'fade to ...
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Best workflow to mix several takes in VSE

I'm mixing a music clip of my band in VSE. I've got three takes (1 hour each) of the same show, and I would like to mix them. Because of the length of the project, I would need a fast way to change ...
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Strange frame rate

I made a video in 1080i and it is 25 fps, but when I put in video editor it has twice more frames, as 50 fps video. What could be the problem?
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Adjust the image offset and image crop for multiple strips

Initially I had done my video in a portrait size 9x16, but now I want to make it wider - something like 16x16. So I changed the render size, but now all the strips are resized (not proportionally ...
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Can't find the Modifier section in Strip properties to use curves

I am using Blender to do video editing, for most part it has been great. I have been using these tutorials : As you can see from the video there seems to be Modifier section in properties of the ...
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Rendered video pulses to lower quality and back to high quality

In my output video there a pulse that occurs after the number of frames specified in the "GOP Size" setting. With the setting of 18 that I have in the image shown below, the pulse occurs every 18 ...
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Low quality mp4 renders

I have imported a 337 MB mp4 video file with no audio into Blender. In Blender, I am primarily just adding audio and then rendering back out to mp4. However, the rendered video quality is drastically ...
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VSE proxy and offset+crop

I am trying to edit high resolution footage in VSE. To make it possible I need to use proxies for all strips. Due to high resolution I opted to get only 25% sized proxies which seem to have enough ...
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How can I use the compositor on the result of the sequencer?

I recently ran a renderfarm on a file with some compositing setup, but I forgot to set the composite output back to the Composite node instead of the Viewer I was temporarily using. Since the node ...
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How to read pixels of a video from python API?

How to access pixel values in a video footage frames from python API? Sequence or clip editor? Or loading data directly perhaps? I'd like to make a primitive laser 3D scanning addon utilizing same ...
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Add marker to a strip

Is it possible to add a marker to a strip in the VSE? I don't want to add the marker to the timeline with m, but to the selected strip, e.g. to mark possible cut positions to choose from. Something ...
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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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How to eliminate visual artifacts in rendered output when using the Speed Control effect?

I'm composing a 2D video from two different sources, with the final product being at 30 FPS. One of the sources was recorded at true 30 FPS, and the video & audio streams have the same number of ...
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Why will audio and video not sync in rendered video file?

When I import a movie clip into Blender's VSE, I match the resolution and framerate (1288 x 1032 at 25fps in this instance) and the audio and video strips appear to match up in the display. With AV-...
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Visualize Speed Control Effect Strip

Is there a way to visualize the effect of a Speed Control (SC) in the VSE? For example if I use a SC with a Multiply Speed value of 1.5 I want to see in the movie strip or maybe with a marker where ...
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Is there a way to Move a VSE Strip without moving its Keyframes?

In the VSE, is there a way to slide a Strip (audio file in this case) left-or-right on the time axis without moving the Keyframes I've made for it?
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Color correction in the compositor from the video editor

How can I connect clips from the timeline in the video editor to the compositor to add some nodes-color correction, rgb curves etc., to every single clip, or to all of them at once?
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Fade to Black Effect in Video Sequence editor?

Is it possible to get fade to black effect (just like in Windows Movie Maker) in the Video Sequence editor? If so, how?
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How to create 2.35:1 movie with no stretching?

I am working in blender in the video editor and I want to make my 16:9 film into 2.35:1. My film is ...
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Can I import multiple strips of different fps into Video Sequence Editor?

I have a few video strips with audio that I want to import to the Video Sequence Editor (VSE), but they are of different fps... examples are 23.97, 24, 29.97 and 30 fps. Let's say I want to select an ...
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Use only audio when mixing compositing and sequencer in post processing

I created a nice movie layout using only the Node editor. I added an mp3 audio file via the video sequence editor. Selected Both compositing and sequence in post processing under render properties and ...
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Video Editing Workflow: Use a separate scene for VSE?

I am doing a video project in blender, consisting of one title animation (sceneTitle), a main animation (sceneMain) and a end animation (sceneEnd). I put those animations in different scenes. Now I ...
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Can movie data from a movie strip in the VSE link to data in a texture?

In one scene of my .blend file, I use a frame from a video file in a texture. In another scene, I have a movie strip in the VSE that uses the same video file. Since this is Blender, I assumed that I ...
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How do I copy video strip properties?

I'm editing a video made with several movie strips. I've changed the properties of one of the strips, like the blend mode, the opacity, the saturation, etc. I want to copy those properties to the ...
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Is there a build of Blender that only has the video editor enabled?

Seeing as the video editor has become as powerful as it is, it would be great to use it as a stand alone video editor. Does such a build exist?