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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to use a movie in the background and a move in the foreground putting them into one movie

I have not played with Blender in a while, and if I did know how to do this, I forgot. I got a video that has some "black screen" behind a person, and I am using that as a "green screen" and place ...
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How to apply a property to multiple keyframes? 2D masking/strips/vse

Hi so I'm making a 2d mask to apply to strips in the vse. ANd I made a ton of keyframes for said mask...basic movement and transformation. After I made this though, I realize I want to scale the mask ...
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VSE: how to zoom in on image without pixel blur? [duplicate]

edit: i think this might be a solution? But I don't understand how to do it can anyone help? i open a new scene and...then im stuck "This really bugged me, but I got a solution: Create a new scene, ...
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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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Cannot add scene strip in VSE

I want to add a scene strip in the Video Sequence Editor but the list of scenes is empty despite a scene existing and having a camera. See the image below. Can it be some bad combination of settings ...
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Putting a greenscreened actor over a 3D model

I already have all of the tracking and keyframing and stuff done using the tools in blender, and I know you can add a 3D object into your video by clicking the "Set as Background" button in the movie ...
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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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Video Transition? 3 Parts of a Pic?

first of all sry for my bad english. :/ I want to know if there ist any tutorial for Blender to made an Transition VideoSequence or something for a Twitch/Stream Szene change, dont know if Transition ...
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Zoom in/out transition in Blender

Does anyone know how to create this zoom transition in Blender? I don't know how to create directional blur and the Gaussian blur doesn't do what i want. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nl1jjCDrP8w
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Python script for adding images always puts in the first file in the folder. How do I fix this?

I have some code (with elements from here) that should work but gives me a weird error. I import images in strips inside a while loop. The images imported are defined via the frame_range_ parameters. ...
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Sharpen a section of a video?

I did a video shoot of a panel discussion. There are four people on the panel. Two to the left are in focus, two to the right are not. Is there a way to isolate the people to the right (not in focus) ...
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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...
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optimal transcoding format (3d viewport and VSE)?

1080p workspace. Not sure if I use the correct words or not to describe things, bear with me. Due to pc limitations I need to render out a project in the VSE premature so its easier to deal with. The ...
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Offset of sound and images in the video edition

In my work flow, I re-open my blender file for work in video editing. All my time line is offset, the video play the sequence and the sound is in advance of 80 frames. How to fix that ?
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Way to use x264vfw codec with blender?

Can I use x264vfw with blender as the render codec? I installed it.....don't see it popping up in blender tho? there specific settings to enable it? I was told blender uses ffmpeg. So it won't use ...
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Blender VSE track/clip increase waveform height

I want to create an animation based on audio, so seeing the waveform is helpful. How can I increase the vertical size of an audio clip in the timeline without increasing the size of the timeline ...
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How to use 3d LUT for strips in the video sequential editor?

How to use 3d LUT for strips in the video sequential editor? I know that there is no such function. But I think it's possible to create an addon. How can this be done? I do not know the blender api ...
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VSE: How to crop specific segment of a video?

I'm dealing with a 1080p workspace and 1080p video footage. I need a segment where I crop the segment of a specific strip so its just of the girl in the picture below. So going from picture one... .....
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How to improve the Annoying Orange effect?

I'm working on a project that is using the annoying orange technique. It works fine but the mouth is surrounded by that shadow. I know it due to the feather of the mask I'm using. Do you guys have ...
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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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Using driver for Speed Control effect

I have added a driver for the speed control effect on my sequence of frames. I want the rendered video to move sinusoidally back and forth through my frames. My driver seems to be working properly ...
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Can a mask hide only one object and not the others?

I want to make the word "SECRET" disappear behind the horizon. That is, I need a mask for the lower half of the image, but if I do this, it also hides the sea..! How can I accomplish this?
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tracked overlay image on live video

I tried transparent overlay image of eye on my eye surgery video on the VLC media. Of course the image was stationery and the eye in video was mobile .Can I make a 2D or 3D image overlay on the video ...
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White background turning grey during video creation

I use filmic color management and cycles. I have done a 360° turntable animation and created 120 PNG frames (8 bits) with pure white background. However, when I create a video from this PNG sequence ...
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Create a “global” value for multiple settings

Is it possible to create a single variable or defined value that can be used in multiple places -- and even in multiple ways? Frame example: ** I would like to identify frame 250 as such a value. ...
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What settings should I use in the Key node if the green background is very uneven?

EDIT #3 The original title of this thread was: "Why is alpha-over node not as good as in the VSE?" and I think the best answer to that is from @troy_s: You have to remember that the compositor ...
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Align image corners to video corners in Blender VSE

I want to add 3 images to 3 corners of a video but I don't want to calculate the correct position every single time. Currently the bottom-left corner is the only one that works as I want, for all the ...
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Blender Video Sequence editor taking all memory and crashing

My computer has 8 GB RAM but is not able to render a 720p 2D video in Blender but my older computer was able to render much heavier videos, having only 4GB Ram; I was running Windows and Sony Vegas ...
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VSE: how to duplicate an existing mask?

So I'm in a scenario where I made a mask, but I need another version of the same mask only inverted. Basic question: How do I duplicate the existing mask so I have different mask profiles of the same ...
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Error while rendering video

I am trying to do some video editing in Blender. I can render using AVI format, the problem appears when I am using ffmpeg. The steps I am following: [Video Sequence Editor] Add->movie [...I select ...
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Alpha Over .png file pixelated after adding it to Video Sequence Editor

After I add the Alpha Over png file to my VSE it is pixelated. Maybe you could have a quick look into the files and show me my error: Alpha Over Image File: VSE with Image File: Thanks in ...
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How do I render out a single mono audio track?

I have a single audio strip (its occupying a single channel of the 32 in the VSE) that is mono (a voice recording done in audacity as a mono track). I imported it into blender. I want to render it ...
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Video editing performance

I'm trying to edit a video using Blender and the video playback is really slow for some reason. The input video is 3 AVI clips all resampled to 25fps. They were all different framerates, so I used ...
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Blender render: Object dissapear from render after animating [duplicate]

I'm working on animated text shown over a video. Textes are shown on three different moments, over a white background. To get my stuff organized, I created three scenes, and set my text on each one of ...
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Can I use VSE result in Movie Clip Editor?

I'm editing a video in VSE. Some cutting here, a new sound track there. I would now like to use the result of my edit in VSE in Movie Clip Editor to do motion tracking. Is that possible wihtout ...
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Best Practices For Compositing a Complicated Animated Scene

I'm working on an animated scene that I would describe as complicated. The scene is large so to decrease the memory load, I have each part of the scene split into a separate .blend file. Each ...
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Blender 2.79b not using full AMD GPU (RX550)

I think I may have solved the problem. GPU Usage is still really low but buffering is much better after creating a proxy for the video stipe. I am having an issue rendering & skimming through ...
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VSE: rendering highest quality audio settings and process?

Okay so basically I had to export a ton of lined up .wav strips from my blender file into audacity. So I mixdowned them with settings .wav F32 signed (1 accuracy). Then I then put in audacity. I then ...
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How i put 2 effects in my video strip? [duplicate]

I've tried to put two effect strips in the video strip, but it's only working the effect strips that stays on top. How can I make the two effects work at the same time?
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Blender VSE_can I make movie strip gradually slow down or gradually speed up?

I'm wondering if Blender VSE can gradually slow down/speed up a movie strip. At VSE I add> movie strip. Now I want to have the strip gradually slow down, or gradually speed up. I am not referring to ...