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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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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 ...
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How to merge .wav F32 audio file into rendered video file without loosing quality?

I edited and madup an F32 .wav in audacity. I want to merge it with the blender video file I rendered out without losing audio/video quality. How do I do this? Doesn't necessarily have to be done ...
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Loading many movies into Video Sequence Editor

I have about 100 video files that I would like to look through and pick a few good moments to edit into a finished product. Is there a way I can easily load an entire directory structure full of video ...
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Is “Disable proxies before final rendering” necessary?

The blender docs at https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/dev/editors/vse/sequencer/properties/proxy_timecode.html say we should "Disable proxies before final rendering". But (not) doing so does not seem ...
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Procedural Text in Video Sequence Editor

I was wondering if there is a way to create procedural text in the text Effect Strip. Something so I can clearly see the name of images shown, the frame of the video, and the time in an video sequence....
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Missing 3d text on animation render

I've been making a video with some clips, a couple of photos, and 3D text hovering over them. On VSE, I set, in this order fron lower to higher, an audio track, a video track with a blank sheet on it, ...
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Strange new Blender Video editor Hard Cut change?

Whenever I Shift + K or Hard cut a clip, the second half of the clip appears greyed out/slightly transparent on the timeline and doesn't play at all in the viewport. It didn't use to do this, it's ...
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Get Resolution of Unproxied Video File with Python

I have a strip in the VSE and I've generated a 25% proxy file for it and I've set the proxy render size to 25%. To get the resolution of the proxy file I could do: ...
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Can Blender support something like OpenTimelineIO?

I am an animator who use Synfig (animation) alongside Blender (video editing) and Ardour (audio editing). Though I use some linux-specific scripts and commands to have a common workflow between them, ...
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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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Lock displayed frame interval to time

As you can see in image below, I'm using Blender for Video Editing, displaying vse, timeline, dopesheet and graph editor. I have locked time in all of the windows. You can see the green line set in ...
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How to set the default duration of imported images in the VSE

Currently, when I import an image into the VSE, the duration of the strip is 27 frames. I would like to change this to be 72 frames by default.
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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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VSE: audio 'now' not rendering properly - clipping/missing/distorted (edited)

2018-03-25: As suggested in the comments inserting the project as a scene strip in a new scene tab allows you to adjust the mastervolume of the entire scene like in render options. You can then ...
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Set Resolution Automatically on Video File Load

When I add a video file to the timeline in Blender's VSE, the frame rate will automatically adjust to match that of the video (usually). The resolution will not automatically adjust. Is there a ...
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Meta strips library

I checked, I have been unable to find anything close to asking this. Is there any way to save Meta Strips in a Library of some sort? The data could be packed into the Meta Strips in question, and at ...
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VSE: audio strips randomly not rendering/distorted - audio mixdown/render best practices?

I don't understand what is going on when blender renders. Literally anything weird can happen it seems. Recently, I've been adding new scenes to a project. When I go and render the old scenes that ...
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how can i convert image sequence into video that stays same length

I need to convert an image sequence into a video, but for some reason, whenever I remimport the video, the video spans a much longer length than the original image sequence. I made sure the frames per ...
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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 ...
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Importing VSE project as sequence to another project

I'm new to blender so I hope my question is not very strange. I'm making a video presentation using vSE. For sake of clarity, lets say each slide of presentation is a video that I created as blender ...
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Animation looks fine when rendered as frames but pale when rendered as video :c

I've made a little animation and rendered it, everything's fine. But when I try to render it as a video instead of as frames, the resulting video looks very pale in color compared to the original ...
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what tools can be used to manage/balance audio volume in the VSE?

I was recently using the VSE to put together video to match a narration. The quality of the audio recording was pretty weak (did it with my laptop and a headset in several different places over a ...
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How to add motion blur to already rendered image sequence?

I have an image sequence that I need to make less choppy. I didn't add it while rendering. I know there is a script for it here. but I am not sure if it's the best way to go at it. Any thoughts?
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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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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 animate text in accordance with the VSE video

I have a movie in the VSE and a scene with the text in it. What I want is to zoom the text out as the footage is zooming out to create an effect that the text is standing in the same place in the ...
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Image renders as gray frame

I'm pretty new to Blender but I have basic knowledge after watching Blender Guru and other tutorials. I was working on a game character and once I finished and animated it I figured I'd render it to a ...
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How to render Animation with solid shading?

It´s the first time I´m working with the Video Sequence Editor in Blender 2.79 and it´s realy promising. But how do I export the whole Sequence as solid shaded Animation? Although there is an Option ...
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How do I make a Blender render look glitchy? [duplicate]

I am trying to make my YouTube intro look glitchy for a tutorial because the tutorial is about how to make glitch art in Gimp. I am using the Blender VSE to do my editing by the way. I was wondering ...
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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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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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VSE proxy showing wrong frames

So I make a new VSE session. Add in my video. All the fps and resolution is correctly lined up. First thing I do is set the proxy and rebuild it at 25%. Takes awhile, then I go to the preview window ...
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How to remove aliasing from two images displayed on top of each other in the video sequence editor?

I have two images that are displayed one on top of the other in the video sequence editor: Each image has an accompanying transform to apply scale and rotation: On closer inspection of the rendered ...
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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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Addon Only Works on Mac if Blender Started from Terminal

I am trying to get Bligify to work on a Mac computer. The addon uses subprocess to call Gifsicle and ImageMagick to create animated gifs from the VSE. The addon works on Mac only if Blender is opened ...
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How would I Rotoscope a clip in Blender VSE? Can i?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMBBUmgGxnU&vl=en i know it was made in Adobe Premiere, but how can i achieve that wipe effect in blender VSE? Edit: How can I rotoscope a clip of a person ...
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Use Blender VSE from Outside Blender

Does Blender have an external-facing API that makes it possible to generate a VSE sequence from outside Blender? I am working on a program that generates simple video sequences; and I'd like to be ...