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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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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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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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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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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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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(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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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/...
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Imported audio shows at full length, but video strip is very short [duplicate]

When I import a video in the Video Editor and I click Add Movie Strip, it will add the full length of the audio but it will only ever add up to 4 seconds of video. The video is 20 mins long, if that ...
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Blender 2.8 2d animation - to video editing [duplicate]

Just found the new Grease Pencil 2D Animation. How do you work on the animation in the video editor?
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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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Encoding Video with AVI container from 2.80 VSE

It seems that with 2.80, it is not possible to encode a video from the sequencer with the AVI container in a frequency other than 600 fps? Do you have information?
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How to assign different scenes for workspaces in Blender 2.8?

In 2.79 I could select a workspace, choose any scene and easily switch between workspaces - for example I had one scene for modeling and another one for VSE. But in 2.8 I can't find a way to do so. ...
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Is there a way to loop a movie that is also transformed in Blender's VSE?

I'm attempting to loop an .mkv while also modifying the video with a Transform strip. Here are the details: Video is 93 frames Total desired frames for looped video is 705 The Transform strip scales ...
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How do I add more than 8 channels to the VSE?

I am struggling with the audio track (it refused to save the fade in markers I’d placed). I muted the first because I wanted to use it as a guide for the new one, but didn’t realize one a transition ...
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why is the video sequencer so slow with 4k files 2.79 [duplicate]

currently trying to figure out blender's video editing using Mikeycal Meyers video series and it is all seeming to work but no matter what preferences I change the sequencer responds and plays back ...
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merging similar sections on a multicam strip

How can I merge successive sections of the same channel in the multicam strip? e.g. when after channel 1 section there's another channel 1 section. Can I do this automatically for the whole multicam ...
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Are any changes coming to the Video Sequence Editor with version 2.8?

I use blender VSE quite a lot but I haven't seen the VSE mentioned at all in the changelogs. I would love if they implemented a native way to add nicer text (and support emoji's for my purposes) ...
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[Video Sequence Editor]Blender only using 6% of cpu max appears to be performing the work in a single threaded manner

I am trying to render a raw screen capture video using blender and the rendering process is extremely slow. It is taking about 4hrs+ to render 35mins of footage. I see that blender is only utilizing ...
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Settings to improve video editor performance

I've assigned more RAM via 'memory cache limit' and use 25% 'proxies' with timecodes, are there any other settings that can be tinkered with to improve playback in the VSE? My CPU is always very idle ...
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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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Audio strip in VSE backwards behind frame 0

I imported a video into the Video Sequence Editor using Shift+A -> "Movie." The first thing I noticed was that no audio strip appeared to be imported. The audio strip doesn't appear unless I zoom ...
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2.79VSE -Any way to add external Vfx plugins

In other softwares like Premiere,Vegas etc it's possible to share the same external Vfx plugins like NewBlue , BorisFx etc across softwares .Is there any way to add these plugins in the VSE ?
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vse subtitles - apply similar setting (e.g size, location) to all text strips at once

I already made many text strips, I would like to change the text location to all of them. Thanks. using 2.8
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Make a meta strip show the audio waveform

I have a meta strip which contains a video file and an audio file. I can clearly see the waveform in the audio file. However if I create a meta strip out of these two strips the audio waveform ...
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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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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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How set a posterframe for a rendered mp4 video

When creating an animation and rendering it afterwards as a FFmmpeg video with MPEG-4 as container and H.264 as video codec, I get a black thumbnail/poster frame. For example, after uploading to a ...
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VSE: scale duration of multiple sequences

In the video sequence editor, I have a whole heap of images. I want to change from running at 10fps to 20fps, so I want to scale everything in the vse by a factor of 2. Is this possible? It would ...
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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 ...