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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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Problem mixing a scene with video clips in the VSE

I am using Blender 2.79 on a fully updated iMac. I want to create a 2-D animation and have 2 video clips before this animation. The issue is that even if the clips are above the scene strip, or even ...
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Why does Output with RGB on have such a positive effect on my text in VSE?

After I rendered all the JPEG and PNG images for my latest small project I followed my usual workflow in VSE and discovered the encoded video credits were of very poor quality. The credits are ...
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Video Editing. Preview shows only a few frames of the strip when using proxy rendering

I am using Blender v2.79 on Mac OS Yosemite for video editing. After rebuilding proxy and timecode at whichever percentage, preview shows only the very first few frames in a loop - if I move the ...
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How to detect with python a strip in VSE being selected?

How do I detect with Python a strip in VSE being selected with the mouse? I want to use the strips in the sequencer as buttons to select cameras in the 3D View. So I just want to detect the moment a ...
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How can I fade out a strip that requires an Alpha Under effect?

I have two strip with images and one effect strip. Strip 0 has a standard JPG image that I set for the full length of the render. Strip 1 is a PNG with alpha layer that contains text. Strip 2 is an ...
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How to get the current active VSE channel?

I would like to code a function to add cameras to the VSE as scene strips, but I want to make sure that there isn't a strip(no overlap) in the active channel, but how do I get the value of the active ...
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How to detect scene strips in the VSE on frame changes?

I need to detect scene strips in the VSE on the current frame, meaning on what strip is the play head at this moment? However I can't seem to find the right type(?) to attach the "....
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VSE rerendering whole video for just a simple effect

sometimes I add very simple effects to videos (files are already in video format). For example I just add simple fade in / fade out effect in the beginning / end of the video like in the image below: ...
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Video Editing: some frames of input mp4 file are duplicated

Several .mp4 files (captured with smartphone Samsung Note 4) is loaded into VSE. One of the files (strips) has strange issue: when you step through its frames using ...
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Is it possible to disable auto-scale/fit of the backdrop in the video sequence editor?

I'd like to be able to view the backdrop at 1:1 scale like the sequencer view or control the backdrop in a similar way to the node editor (don't see the option to in the Properties panel). Gif ...
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How to shorten a video?

Make a Livestream shorter? Is this possible? I am learning Blender still, so I don't know all the shortcuts and quickies on the software. With that said I don't know if this is even possible for ...
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3D View update when selecting Scene strip in VSE?

Is it possible through python-scripting to let selecting a scene-strip in the sequencer automatically update a 3D view with the scene and select the camera in the scene, for further editing(see ...
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Box selecting various strip types

In the video sequence editor, dragging a box selection over the body of various strips produces different results. As opposed to video and audio strips, meta strips don't get selected. [EDIT] I ...
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Extend multiple sequential strips in VSE

I've selected several sequential strips in the VSE and I would like to extend all of them by the same scale factor- is that possible? They would all need to shift together so they aren't extending on ...
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Black border around scaled strip with alpha over

When downscaling a strip in the VSE, black borders appears around visible edge pixels. This is noticeable when overlaying (alpha over) the strip into a lighter background. In this example, a yellow ...
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Video at last portion not rendered

I'm very new to blender. I've a video of length 11:05 consisting 11082 frames in total. It has video and audio files of same length. The screenshot of settings is: and that of encoding and output ...
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In VSE, how to change strip from movie to image (sequence) ?

I have edited a movie, however I decided to start using image sequences. I can easily change a movie to a different movie source, while preserving the edits. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find a ...
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VSE: Imported audio not in-sync with video after 10 minutes

I use the Blender VSE for overlaying live video footage from a camcorder (with noisy audio from the camcorder) with good quality audio straight from the mixer, captured at a live event. I need to ...
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How to import 12-bit tif image sequence in Video Editor?

I am having a sequence of tif files of 12-bit depth. When imported into blender I am getting a blank screen. How to ensure that the images are imported properly into the video editor? I tried ...
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Live video Strip in VSE

I know that with some lines of python you can play live video from a webcam in Blender's game engine (here is a tutorial on this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwi-2nXH3vc&t=219s) What I would ...
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In VSE, is it possible to have keyframes adapt to clip length? (relative position)

I have added transform keyframes to the beginning and the end of a movie clip. When I decide to change the length of the clip, the keyframes keep their position. Is there any way they would keep ...
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Start blender in video editing mode & script setup

I am using powershell to install blender on an EC2 instance. I would like it to default to video editing and configure the properties for the project via automation (powershell if possible). I would ...
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I need help making a logo animation transparent for client to use in after effects

I have made an animation in blender of an animated logo. I am ready to render but I don't know how to render it to where the video output is ready to be placed in after effects or other video ...
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“Drop Over” a higher channel in Video Sequence Editor

Let's say I want to edit a video made of with 50 strips which replace each other with some fading between each strip. Because two consecutive strips will overlap, I put each next strip in a higher ...
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How can I make video black and white in the VSE

I have strips of video in the VSE but I want to remove the color from them. How can I do this and get a pleasing result, and can I re-use the effect on other strips?
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Why doesn't Blender render from video editor according to settings?

In Blender 2.79, rendering a video seems funky. I've set up the render details in default view as described below, to render a video to a certain location. I have the Compositing and Sequencing ...
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Subtitle like text always facing to the camera

I am using the blender cycles render as png or jpg in first step and than I add these images to create a movie. It will help render in parts for me. I want to add the text in the video that always ...
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Flickering effect in video after adding Hue Correct strip modifier

I made a video that was a knock off news report, with a person sitting in front of a city skyline reading up "news". This was filmed in a room with a projector, the projector displayed the skyline, ...
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How to add an animated time controlled text effect to the VSE

I'm trying to edit videos for my dance group. What I'd like to be able to do is have an overlay that I can set the B.P.M (beats per minute) and I can display a simple metronome + counter over the ...
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Difference between using VSE and direct output as video?

I recently learned that for rendering animations I could directly output the rendering as a video file instead of using the VSE to assemble the images and then rendering the video from there. My ...
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What numerical CRF values do the assorted output qualities correspond to in the ffmpeg video encoding options

Blender 2.79 added the ability to encode video using ffmpeg's CRF (constant rate factor) technique. I assume this is controlled by the Output quality setting in the Encoding subpanel. Unfortunately, ...
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Shadows not Cast

It's really simple: Shadows won't be cast. I checked the light source to cast shadows, but they aren't cast. I want a text to cast shadows. I want to place the text on a surface within some video ...
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fading an adjustment layer

I'm trying to add a color adjustment to a strip in the VSE and got that working fine, but I'd like it to fade in and out rather than hard stops and when I add the cross or gamma cross, it just fades ...
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Video preview window in VSE missing

I've removed the preview window somehow but I have no idea how to get it back. Ive gone through the properties but I can't find a way to bring it back.
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How do I select strips in the Video Sequence Editor?

I'm having a lot of trouble trying to gather pieces of stripes to move. I don't want the all the strips to be selected but only a few. How can I select a few strips without having to select all? ...
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Video Sequence Editor: playback lag after stripchange

I got some footage from a band who played playback on a stage for a music video. Now I am putting it all together in VSE with the audiofile (studio recording) they used for playback. My machine is ...
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What does the frame_offset_end/Trim Duraion (soft) mean?

I've recently started making scripts to assist in my video editing, and it's already helped me out tremendously! Now I want to make a script that automatically changes the video offset of all the ...
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Why in Blender VSE it adds a border to scaled or moved image?

Why adding Transform (moving or scaling) to an image in VSE adds a border to it (image)? If position and ...
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trying to make a “glow” effect on a scene to be composited over VSE

I am stumbling my with through a project using blender. What I'm trying to do right now is have my Scene (which I've added to the Video Sequence Editor, along with a video clip) to be displayed above ...
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MKV file has too many frames

I'm trying to do some video editing with blender (sequence editor). I have imported a .mkv file of 91 minutes and it shows in blender as 4.4 million frames (which is obviously not accurate). It was ...
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Compositor to VSE caching workflow

Does anyone can confirm that VSE caching workflow is working in Blender 2.79 as is instructed in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icDGunOwK-k I`m not sure if I missed something?
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Image Sequence Render Awfully Pixelated

I've rendered an animation into images in the hope of then combining them together as a image sequence and then into a video file. However after doing this in the Video Sequence Editor and then ...
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How come the video sequence editor does not show an accurate representation of render output, but “show backdrop” does?

This is an issue I ran into while editing last night. I repeated a video clip, added a transform layer on top and cropped it, moving it into position as seen in 1. When rendering, it did not show up. ...
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Videos not uploading into video editor properly

I'm having a problem with the video editor where the "movies" I'm trying to upload into them aren't uploading into the video correctly. They do this There is no way to move the clip past the 0 mark ...
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VSE · Mute audio on rendered video

I have the following setup in VSE, it's a mosaic of 4 video files, 2 with sound: When I render the output video and play it in VLC, in Media Information (ctrl + J) it says that it contains an audio ...
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Follow crop an object in VSE

Since i am a noob video shooter, i'm require to edit those video to "highlight" the person that i actually want to record (the person is too small compare to the image) to do that, i should do a ...
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Compositor Effects in Video Sequence Editor. Adjust global brightness/contrast

Is there a way to globally adjust the brightness/contrast or add bloom in the video sequence editor? Using Blender 2.79, and creating a video sequence from image strips. There are 20 or so strips so ...
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How to use all the audio and video strips in the VSE as a video texture?

I've been able to use images in the past to create a video texture, but for this animation I've inserted several movie clips and audio in the video sequence editor. My question is, is there a way to ...
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FFmpeg Max B-frames ideal interval for Video Sequence Editor?

I'm just now discovering the wonders of the Blender Video sequence editor. Problem: Incomplete understanding of Max B-frames render setting on audio/video sync. Video sequence editor plays ...
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Yellow triangle frame marker in VSE

This is a lame question but, what is this yellow triangle marking a frame? I was trying out different shortcuts and I think I accidentally added it. I can't find it in the Blender docs. The only ...