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 animate Rotation of a PNG image in VSE?

I selected the Transform effect green rectangle, then I moved to frame #10, and lastly, I changed the Rotation value. Shouldn't a Keyframe have been made at that moment? I am starting to suspect that ...
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where is 'refresh sequencer' in the VSE of 2.8?

I insert a scene from the 3d view into the VSE, and as expected it has specific frames where its displaying pure grey or just plain wrongly. 2.79 had a big fat "refresh sequencer" button, which you ...
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2.8 how to restore timeline cursor jump to left click

in older versions of blender you could just click anywhere in the timeline and the cursor would jump to where you clicked, instead now it defaults to box select. how do I change it back so i can ...
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Making video strip end at its last frame after speed modifier is applied?

I have 60 fps video and I want to scale it down to 30 fps: I add Speed Control strip Uncheck Stretch to input strip length ...
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“Timebase not supported by MPEG 4 Standard” Error when rendering AVI/MPEG-4 video

I've been trying to render a video but either it won't have sound or it won't have audio. Whenever I try to render it in a way I can get both video and audio, this error message shows up. Any idea ...
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Video Sequence Editor: Is it possible to specify default strip properties?

I use the VSE produce sermon footage involving usually about 50 slides, which use mostly the same properties. Is there a way to specify default values for Blend Mode, Image Offset, and Length so I don'...
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Video Editor: Unable to edit 1080p tracks without proxy

Both in 2.79 and 2.8 whenever I import a 1080p movie clip it is laggy when I move it around the timeline. I cannot edit it effectively without instilling a proxy of at least 75%. I don't understand ...
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Video Sequence Editor doesn't show textures on objects from added scene

So basically I have two scenes: the first one is a default scene 'Scene' that I use for VSE and the second scene 'Effects' is added to vse. I used nodes for plane material to properly render a texture ...
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How can you render out just the audio from a video in VSE?

Basically all I need to do is render out the track (the top most bar that appears when you drop a video in VSE). I am pretty new to Blender's VSE and I haven't been able to find anything about what I ...
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How to sync audio in blender 2.8?

I have a question. How to sync the audio with your actual video in blender 2.8 video editor, because when I found out that blender finally released, I was confused how to sync the audio and the work ...
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Blender live-action footage and Grease Pencil animation

I have a bit of live-action footage that I would like to incorporate into a scene done with Grease Pencil to. Think of a newscaster talking about something and the live-action video is in a smaller ...
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Trying to add a scene in the video editing mode I get “No Items Available” [Blender 2.8]

I'm trying to add a scene created in the 3D viewport to the video editor.. this works in Blender 2.79, but in Blender 2.8 it doesn't work. When I try to add a scene created in the 3D viewport to the ...
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Undo suddenly stopped working 2.79b

I was working on a project in the VSE and editing some keyframes via the graph editor. I believe I used key: Mirror as my last known command because I was trying to invert the keyframe positions. It ...
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Blender 2.80 VSE metastrip not rendering

When I combine an effect with a strip into a metastrip, the whole strip does not show up (preview or render). I saw that the default blend mode is Replace once a ...
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What does the reconstruction > Link empties to track do?

I am following a tutorial on motion tracking and I came across "Link empties to track" option in the "Reconstruction" tab, please what does this action do?
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Any idea why my video file sizes are so heavy?

im sure this has come up before but I couldn't seem to find an answer to it. Basically, I want to render out a 1K, 1000 frame video while retaining the quality of the image. The problem is, the file ...
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timebase denominator exceeds H.264 maximum

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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(Blender 2.8) Accidentally had “Autosplit output” enabled when creating a large render, any way to quickly stitch em together?

As the title says I had "Autosplit output" on when making a large render, I feel like a lot of these options get set not by me, also had "Stereoscopy" enabled at some piint which I did not press. ...
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How do I make link/button with in a Blender video?

While I'm using the video editor, how do I provide a link in a Blender video? Clicking on a button in a Blender movie, and it takes you to a site.
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Really low FPS in the preview window of the video editor

First time using blender and I'm not very experienced using video editing software either. I'm trying to preview a video game clip that's 1080p 60fps. The FPS of the preview is around 2-4, and ...
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Karaoke like subtitles - which mode/view to use?

my goal is to add some nice effects (karaoke like) to a video. That would be eg - smooth color change/dancing ball (like here https://youtu.be/6Zqx7kOAHas), magnifying glass, focus change. With ...
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Blender VSE proxies show the bad video

I'm editing my first film project in Blender VSE. I had big problems with replay due to my phone's camera using a strange video codec, but this answer fixed it. I've set the proxy option for all ...
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Blender 2.80 AV Sync missing?

I just installed Blender 2.8 and for the life of me I can not find AV Sync anywhere and video editing has become impossible. Is there some new setting I am unaware of?
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Why is the video sequencer changing the color of the PNG files I am trying to render into a movie?

Ok, so, I've tried everything hence putting this question up here. Here is one of the generated png files of a project I am working on I generated the project png files with the below color ...
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How can I select a clip/slip/strip under the cursor(=timeline-indicator) via the keyboard?

I want to be able to do the simplest of editing (scroll through timeline, make cut, select clip, remove clip, go on) while not needing to grab the mouse, therefore only using the keyboard as input. ...
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How can I match render to tracked footage? (VSE, 2.8 release candidate 3)

I'm making a video with a little geometry dash course on top of real footage. I tracked the footage as well as I could, made the course, previewed the scene before rendering, and it looked perfect. I ...
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apply addon object shake to a strip

I would like to use the addon: Object Shake and apply it to a strip. Is it possible to do that? How? https://www.blendernation.com/2018/11/02/free-blender-addon-object-shake/#prettyPhoto
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split screen edit

What is best practise when editing on a project with many clips in order to achieve a split screen effect? I tend to render to file the first cut of the movie after applying transform to shift it to ...
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Render Audio on a machine with no sound card

I'm using VSE to create small video clips. I create the clips using python and render everything in the background. Now I am trying to add audio to my clips. This works on my local machine. This is ...
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There is no sound in 2.80 but was ok in 2.79

I have started using 2.80 Opening a 2.79 project I have no sound in 2.80 (was ok in 2.79) What do I do wrong? Any suggestions?
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How to render a video with audio in Blender 2.80?

When choosing AVI JPEG, the resulting video won’t have audio. And when choosing FFmpeg video it only renders a black image file. Can someone say how to have audio with AVI JPEG, or how to render an ...
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How do I remove the green background in video and leave it transparent before exporting file to image sequence? [duplicate]

This is my first time in working with green screen. I'm new to green screen. In video below, I have written a word "characteristic" in Gregg shorthand. I'm testing writing against green screen. If ...
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Use composite nodes in blender video sequence editor

Can you use composite nodes in blender video sequence editor? As in, no 3d elements in your scene, working exclusively within the video editing screen layout? I am currently using Blender 2.76 RC 3.
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Video Editing in blender 2.8 - FFmpeg renders nothing

I'm trying to edit a video sequence in 2.8, tried it in 2.79 aswell but same results. I'm importing a mp4 with audio attached to it and the only thing I'm trying to do is to cut it down and render. ...
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Where the Speed Control Effect Strip Modifier was moved to?

I am using the VSE in 2.80. It used to be in the lower right corner in the default Video Editing layout, with the modifiers.
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Can Blender video editor speed up a video?

I have a mp4 video that plays 3 FPS and I want to speed the FPS up to 24 FPS. Can I do this in Blender 2.8 video sequencer? When I use the Video Sequencer Speed Control, with Speed Factor 1, ...
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Keyframes do not interpolate

For some reason, the keyframes I think don't interpolate. It is impossible for me to create two keyframes with different opacity in the same clip but, the strangest thing is that, when trying, the ...
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How can I render scene in VSE to render once and loop

I don't know if I worded it right but is there a way to render a scene in VSE then have is cache so it does not have to render the same thing over and over when it repeats? I tried to turn on the ...
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Video Editore- PiP Rendering Questions- Can’t find the file; not sure if it is actually rendering it what is happening

I am editing a gameplay video with the screen recording under the recording of my peripherals (picture in picture). I was able to do this all fine, the issue is rendering. I’m not sure if what I am ...
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It is a mission impossible to edit a video

My laptop is not the fastest one, and I created a blender project. There are a few stretched blocks. I unwrapped them and added a realistic texture. I want to make a video with the length of 20-30 ...
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Timeline cursor missing

My timeline cursor in the video sequence editor is either missing or hidden. I reinstalled blender to no avail. How can I get it back? Edit: I found my timeline cursor as here, but it won't move at ...
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Why doesn't render animation work?

I made a rather simple animation using video sequence editor (mostly blinking between two images), but for some reason I cannot render it. When I clicked render animation, all I see in the render ...
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Poll Error -Finding the Right Context (2.8VSE)

The script below is meant to add an effect like "Cross" to the active strip in the VSE..However,after adding 2 colorstrips ,selecting them (alternatively and both together)and on running the script,...
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How can I fix two scenes being shown over each other?

I am having a problem with vse. I have added a transition to two scenes and during the transition you can see one scene over the other. Is there a way to fix this?
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Adding text on a new line in VSE(Python operator)

In Blender 2.8,the VSE gives the ability to add text but only on a single line.Inorder to add text on a new line ,a new layer needs to be created . Are their any operators which can be used to add ...
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Do I need to save the file so that I could edit my video sequence again?

I've already rendered it and got the output video but I need to edit it again. Can't find the file to edit the video.
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How can I set an audio strip in 2.8 so it plays according to where the playhead is in the timeline?

In 2.79 when I ticked under the playback menu, Audio Scrubbing, AV Sync and Frame drop, I knew that the timeline indicator was in sync with the audio. Currently in 2.8 the timeline playhead is ...
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Blender 2.8 Video editing - annotation

Do you know if you can annotate a video in Blender? I have tried to d + mouse draw, but I need to control when the grease pen stroke is shown. I am trying to add circles to a video sequence, to ...
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Adding current scene to VSE (Blender 2.8)

I dont know why this isn't working. I'm so new to Blender so forgive me. I'm trying to reverse my animation: https://youtu.be/jhXfWWeGVQg?t=333 I've got it all set up, I go into the ...
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How to add pause/fast forward overlays in video editor?

Suppose I have recorded some game footage. I'd like to turn this into an output video where at times I pause or fast-forward the source video. I'd like to add a sort of overlay where I show a play/...