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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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Concatenate Movies Compositor

I have two movies considered as images (because I need to set up the beginning frame, offset ...) and I want to concatenate them so that one appears before the other one. Is there an operation in the ...
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Chroma key and a few images for background

I am making a movie using chroma key effect. The foreground is a video taken in front of a green panel, filmed with 24 fps. Assume this video have 1000 frames. The background is a sequence of 5 ...
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Loop animation of an imported image sequence in the video sequence editor

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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Linking Audio strip in VSE to another scene?

I worked up a file that had my video strips and audio strips working together, and then wanted to bring in animation from other scenes into the project in that VSE. I coudln't find a way to allow the ...
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VSE freeze trail effect

I am talking about this: The only way I see to replicate this effect - is to messing around with spline masks and motion trackers. But are there any quicker approaches, because they (TV guys) did it ...
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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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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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Save Startup file wont work

I am using blender 2.76 (latest blender version in ubuntu repos) on ubuntu 16.04. I am using it mainly for video editing, not 3d modeling. I want to save my settings so that i dont have to reset them ...
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Rendering video sequence editor by scripting

I'm trying to render all individual strips that I have in the video sequence editor in separate files automatically. I started this script: ...
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Chroma key, translate forground, retrieve video from sequence editor

I am following this tutorial: https://youtu.be/gKZ1tOf2daI?t=527 How to translate the foreground video (blond girl) to the left of the background image ? I used a Translate Node, but coupling this ...
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VSE: Use png images in one channel as alpha mask for another channel

I have rendered a 2D animation from Synfig as png images. It put out the png image of each frame and also the alpha values of each frame as separate png. (basically a white silouette of the animated ...
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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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correct horizon in 360 rectilinear video

I recently got a 360 camera (samsung gear 360) with 2 fisheye lenses, wich are stitched together pretty good in the propriatary Samsung video editor to rectiliniar video. What does not work is a ...
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Blender VSE proxy not syncing with full render resolution

I have a problem where proxy is not synced with the video. When I create 50% quality proxy with any timecode selected, the proxy is incorrectly synced. I have tried it with AV-sync and without. Clip ...
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I've lost my timeline and have duplicate headers in VSE(newbie to Blender)

I am a newbie to Blender. Just started a 3D computer animation course. The icons and panels are confusing me and I have lost my timeline and included multiple headers. My questions are: How do I ...
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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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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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How to get Resolution of original clip after Building Proxies

Say I have a video clip with an original resolution of 1920 x 1080 in the sequencer and I've built a proxy for it and set the scene proxy render size to 25%. If I select it and run this: ...
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Why do the output colours differ from the input when using Filmic Blender in the VSE?

As discussed in Colours from imported MP4 screencast video look dull in Blender, I recently stumbled across what I perceive to be an oddity with the new Filmic colour management: When working with ...
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How can I export and store light curves?

It is easy do color correction/grading (Add -> Effect Strip -> Adjustment Layer, then Modifiers -> Add Strip Modifier -> Curves). This can be used for instance to give a "sunset look" to an amateur ...
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VSE how to move strips between different .blend files?

I can't find anything about this for the VSE. All I find is this stuff on appending 3d objects https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxD7FGeGR9Q I tried doing it for strips in my vse (they are just video ...
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Video sequence editor as 3d view background

I want to render 3D objects and grease pencil animation over an image sequence i have in the Video sequence editor, Is there a way to make the video sequence editor become the background video for the ...
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VSE: how to change mask position per frame

I'm used to using the red record button at the bottom, which allows the mask to move with the object in question. I have an animation that isn't fluid enough to allow this though, and the frames skip ...
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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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How to divide area into a new region(with python)?

In an attempt to figure out if it is possible to add channel headers to the Sequencer with python, the first step is to figure out how to divide the sequencer area(add a new region). How do I divide ...
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How to 'batch copy and paste' VSE strips in Blender?

I am using Blender as a video editor. I have a video I am working on, an interview that fades in and out from footage to title card, in and out. I am adding the effects: color, gamma cross, etc. There ...
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Unregistered “static draw” handler for sequencer

I'm trying to write a sequencer add-on. I need it to add a bgl UI on top of the sequencer timeline, without a real interactive part, so I'm trying to make it a kind ...
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Show Addon Panel in Sequencer only, not Image Preview

I want Bligify's user interface to only appear on the right side of the sequencer in the Video Sequence Editor. Currently it appears in the preview window as well. It would also be nice if it only ...
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Use Python to Teleport Mouse in Blender Window (like when scaling)

I am making improvements to the VSE_Transform_Tools addon and I'd like to know if there is a way for me to use python to make the mouse jump to the other side of the screen when scaling or grabbing as ...
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Animating with split track of audio

I'm using Blender 2.79 Win 10 I have a project with 2 scenes. (more scenes to come) The scenes are composed of basic primitives. (no video) My VSE has 3 layers (audio, scene 1, scene 2) I split ...
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python subprocess to ffmpeg/ffprobe errors

i'm having difficulties on an addon to help importing and organizing files in the VSE timeline. Basically, i want a little function to retrieve media informations, and return them. I found a lot of ...
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Save a series of images from a video?

I'm doing a film where I'll be adding drawings on top of a film, so I need still frame of the film. I've found how to just save one image, but is there a way to say save an image/screenshot of a film ...
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How to check status of Meta Strip toggle with python?

In the VSE, if I select a Meta Strip, I can toggle its 'expanded view' with Tab or by calling the bpy.ops.sequencer.meta_toggle() python operator. How do I check ...
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How do I add a Specials Menu to the Video Sequencer?

There doesn't seem to be a context-sensitive "Specials" menu for the Sequencer(like shortcut key 'w' in 3d View). How do I add one to the Sequencer with python scripting? (I know about the "Add" ...
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Unable to replace/delete files previously used by the VSE

I'm working in the VSE editing an animation but the soundtrack originates in external software. Each iteration of a version of the soundtrack requires that Blender be exited and reloaded. Blender ...
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How to get proxy_render_size via python?

I need to get the value of the Proxy Render Size using python, but I can't seem to figure out how to do it. When I mouse over, this is what I see:
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Can i animate my video in VSE after i have rendered all images with transparent background (black color)?

I believe i may have rendered all the frames incorrectly with the wrong setting. Basically i am trying to create a GIF of my my video with a transparent background. After i rendered the animation with ...
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VSE: How do you precisely position two video strips

How do you precisely position one video strip to another one?
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How do I edit video with blender [closed]

I have never edited a video in the VSE. What is the least necessary to set up for editing in the VSE? I already have 3 mp4s in the VSE but dont know where to go from here? I am trying to make one ...
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Is Blender building the wrong strips into Proxies

I have a small strip I'm trying to build into a proxy, so I can go through and find all the frames I want to lay pictures and text over my videos. However, I try to make a proxy with 1 minute and 20 ...
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How to detect updates in Sequencer by comparing to a global variable?

This may be a two-fold question, but I think I got an answer on the first: In order to keep the strain of running an "detect updates" function, as low as possible, I would like to make it as ...
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Low FPS clips too fast in VSE

I am using the Video Sequence Editor and when I put a low FPS clip into it it is way too fast. I think that Blender is basing the speed of the clips on their framerate rather than their actual speed ...
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What a “linear modifier” does on the sequencer?

When on the sequencer, there's this "Use Linear Modifiers" option.. What does It mean? by the guide: "Calculate modifiers in linear space instead of sequencer space." but which is the "sequencer ...
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Relative size for blur in VSE

Is there any way to have relative size instead of absolute in Gauss strip? Final output is 4K, while I am working with 30% preview. It is very annoying to switch between render sizes just for ...
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Slow playback and frame regression

The playback isn't synced. Audio can not be heard. The frame cursor continously jumps back to already played frames. Blender 2.79#5db8ac9 (2017-09-11 10:43) Things I had done with this file. video ...
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How to render VSE without transparency?

White strip with 0.5 opacity is overlaying black one. Both strips have offset, so black strip has zero alpha at the top. Final render has problem - white strip has transparency in spots where alpha ...
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'Add scene ' in Video Editing doesn't insert the whole scene

I've got a problem with the video editing mode. My scene is ready (it's just one scene and it is about 1800 frames long) and I would like to insert it via Add - Scene - Scene. That worked well the ...
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How to get an IntProperty to update a function?

Or in this case how to get the integer prop(MyInt) to activate the selectTrack() function each time the integer prop(MyInt) is updated? ...
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Colours from imported MP4 screencast video look dull in Blender

I recently recorded a short tutorial video (not for Blender) using TechSmith SnagIt 11 and wanted to edit and render it in Blender. This works fine except for one thing: After having imported the ...
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How to select all strips in a channel via python?

How to select all strips in a channel via python, and deselect everything else?