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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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Green screen transparent layer questions video editing

I have two (newbie) questions: 1)I have made a green screen video transparent in the compositing-tool. But when I am rendering this image (without a background image) and I am trying to place this in ...
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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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VSE tracks get shifted

Some of my tracks don't show the video they should: I edited one track how I wanted, and some time later I found the whole video sequence had a starting offset that came from nowhere and ruined my ...
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Blender 2.8 VSE “No Items available” when adding the scene to the sequencer

Hi, I am learning how to use the VSE, how i can add my 3d scene (collection1) to the sequencer ? (I've deleted the defaut scene and create a new one ) EDIT : Ok,i have to save 2 times the same ...
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difficulty playing back in VSE

I'm new to blender. I imported my videoclip (1080p, 60 FPS). It's a relatively short clip but I ran into two issues: 1) Playback is incredibly choppy, though it's much faster on Kdenlive. Is this ...
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Can I display scene strips in wireframe, solid, and lookdev mode in vse?

I did some testing and found that SceneStrip can be used for vse, but only displays the renderview for each engine. Version 2.79 of the vse has a scene preview / render tab that allows you to use ...
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Python: How to pan and scale GizmoGroup with background

I have coded a custom GizmoGroup to manipulate the effects strip in the VSE visually. It works in principle, but unfortunately I can't line up the gizmo with the picture, because the gizmo ignores any ...
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Python: Create GizmoGroup for VSE (Video Sequence Editor)

I am currently trying to create a gizmo for the transform effect in Blender's VSE (2.8). However, I can't seem to get it to work. In fact, even though I call window_manager.gizmo_group_type_ensure() ...
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How am I able to make an image slide or squish in the video editor

I've seen old guides on who to do this but using Transform Offset seems to no longer work, and only changes where the picture stays stationary, I want it to move from the top of the screen to the ...
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How to apply same keyframes properties on mupltiple strips in VSE?

I do video editing in blender for youtube, and I find my self repeating same stuff again and again because I don't know how do I apply same keyframe properties to multiple strips and it became very ...
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blender video how to add color border to an item in a video

I would like to ask for help with adding some color borders/edges around an items(tools) in the video. People will hold tools and moving with them. I want to show on the video particular tools. I am ...
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VSE audio playback problem in 2.80

I have several meta-strips with lots of sound strips in each. I want to edit one of these meta-strips, but when I playback the meta-strip from inside, Blender still plays all sounds from all other ...
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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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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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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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If I Put In OpenEXR Frames For HDR Would I Be Able To Use Blender To Export The Video As HDR

If I were to make 120 HDR Frames would I be able to use blender to export it as a HDR video?
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Adding Borders to a Video (Letterbox Effect)

This is my first post, so please forgive me if I make any mistakes regarding tags. I've been attempting to add a letterbox border to a video in order to give it a more "cinematic" look, but I've ...
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Preparing 29.97 and 30 fps video for VSE

I have two videos I want to edit together, both are single long takes of the same event, taken from different angles with different cameras. One is from an older Sony camcorder, 29 minutes long, ...
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Blender doesn't support all fps?

The custom fps system only allows a value that can be created using two numbers with (1) no more than 3 decimal points and (2) values less than 1000. Let's take for example 29.970628 a common format ...
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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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How do i fix banding or flickering in a sequence photo video?

I was uploading photo's that were made from blender to make a photo sequence video on turbo Squid and when i finished i started getting a banding effect or flickering effect in my photo sequence when ...
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VSE: How to Reuse an Animation or how to Create an Animation Template?

In Short I have animated a strip in the VSE and would like to apply the same animation to other strips later. How can I do that without manually recreating the keyframes on the other strips? In More ...
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How to list strips in Blender VSE?

Suppose the duration of the listed strips changed during the project. You will need to refresh and rearrange the strips. In Blender, this seems to be a manual task. But After Effects has the ...
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VSE - Audio wave forms are tiny, audio channel is huge

I'd like to see more detail of my audio wave form: As you can see I've zoomed the channels appropriately. All the places that have "no" wave form actually have audio. When I play the animation, it ...
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hotkeys for blend settings? (overdrop, alpha under, cross, etc)?

I'm looking specifically at the vse for this (if there are ones for the 3d viewport let me know tho). But is there a way to bind hotkeys for the "blend settings" found at the top section of any ...
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How to place an overlay video with a transparent background upon another video/image?

First off, I'm a novice to node compositing, so I might not understand some jargons. Below is the original video. Next photo: the white background is removed (my first time with invert node). The ...
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Can I move my position in video editor in 2.8 by clicking a mouse button anywhere?

If I recall correctly, prior 2.8, I could click anywhere to change my position. Now I have to click the bar with timnecodes at the top. Can I change my preferences to do that again? I am not sure ...
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How to convert image sequence to video using the VSE?

I've exported all my frames to .png. Could you please explain (step by step) how to convert images to video using the video sequence editor? I used to export as .avi raw before, but because I'm ...
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VSE sync audio beat to clip length

I like to make a video with a bunch of images and an underlying music track. Now I would like to sync the length of the images to the beat of the music. I know that there is a Bake Sound to F-Curve, ...
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Movie editing: low FPS on preview

[SOLVED] A friend suggested me the solution. The problem was the FILE CODEC. Smartphones often use H264 codec that are awful to decode on the fly, so preview will hang even with a decent hw. ...
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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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2.8 & 2.81 - WebM / VP9 Encoding error: Additional information: g_timebase.den out of range

Using either Blender 2.8 or 2.81 when trying to encode a video using WebM/VP9 I get the following error: ...
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VSE Transform Animation of a Single Image (logo)

I have searched everywhere for this very simple tutorial and I can’t find anything. What I am trying to do is quite simple, I want to have my logo come in off screen, then stop at the middle of the ...
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How to delete extra audio track

I have video and audio in video sequence editor. Video is short and audio is long. How can i cut the audio to match the video. Any suggestion or help. Thanks
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Can you replicate Optics Compensation in VSE?

The Effect "Optics Compensation" in After Effects is great to compensate the distortion of certain lenses such as Fisheye lenses or wide angle, etc. I have only so far been able to replicate this in ...
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Extreme Video stretching in the VSE

I rendered a 10 second animation with 230 frames, but when I uploaded it into the video sequence editor in the exact same blend file it got stretched to 6 minutes making it off sync with the music. ...
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VSE: Preview of current frame when dragging strip handle isn't working anymore

Two months ago I cut a music video in VSE with many movie strips laying synchronized upon each other (on different channels). I loved how the preview window always showed the current frame of the ...
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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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How to prefetch video?

I'm baffled and annoyed by Blender's playback speed. From searching the internet for the past hour or so, I've gathered you can somehow prefetch the video (I'm using the video sequencer) to make it ...
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Fading Text In and Out - Video Sequence Editor

I'm having difficulty getting text in my video to fade in and out. Currently, if I add text, it simply pops up without any transition. I've attempted doing something similar to fading video clips in ...
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blender 2.80 AV sync / frame dropping option

I'm trying to edit a video in the blender VSE and, as expected, the playback framerate isn't realtime, which would be fine in a normal situation; however, the audio plays fine, but the frames don't "...
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How to map “CHANGE FRAME” to mouse right click in Blender 2.80 in the VSE

I use the VSE to do my video editing with the option "Select With Left" activated in Preferences. Under those circumstances, in all beta versions of Blender 2.8, as well as the older 2.7 releases, ...
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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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Traceback error code while animating in 2.8 2d aimation

I was animating in blender 2.8, I was using the 2D animation default features. Im fairly new to blender, and don't know what this error code means, has anyone else ever had this error? I searched a ...
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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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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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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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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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Video Editor Has No Sound

I am running Blender 2.8 (May 29th Release, Windows 7, 64 bit) and it seems most of the basic features for the Video Editor do not work as intended. From the default setup on this build, sound does ...
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VSE and Compositor

Can you add a strip on the VSE to add a compositing to a strip of video or do you need to compose the part of the video separately?