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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Can Blender's video editor work with text source files?

I am looking for a video editor that can read and write source files in text format. This would let me version-control the edits, and keep the heavy movie files separate from the lightweight edit ...
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Video editor 2.8 not working

When I open a "save as" in 2.8 my file comes up but when the video opens all that comes up in the video editing software is my audio and video edits but the video and sound itself don't play/show. Is ...
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How to move a particle emitting object around a movie clip in Blender?

just wondering if we can move a particle emitting object around a video clip in Blender without using a plane with video texture. Please find a sample image below. You may also find this video for a ...
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Blender VSE rendered/exported product not in sync like within sequencer

This is the 4th time I'm trying to render this video out and it keeps going out of sync right after halfway through the video I think it has to do with the speed control effect strip that I've added ...
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I can't get nodes to work, wondering if it's a glitch or I'm doing something wrong

I can get nodes in Blender to display the image/movie clip I'm trying to display in the backdrop and it plays when I press the play button, but there's no sound and it doesn't display in the preview. ...
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Moving image in video editor

I downloaded Blender today to try and edit videos. In the video I'm trying to edit I need to move a picture from one point to another in the time span from 0s to 7s plus 22frames (just an example, i ...
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How do I fix the Zero Channel? My video preview is running slow at 4 FPS

The Zero Channel in the sequencer no longer turns bright orange to load clips of the video. It stays a dark orange even if I play the animation. Previously I was able to have bright orange segments ...
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Need help with hotkey for blend setting

I'm trying to, when in the blend mode menu, be able to press a key and get "overdrop" to be selected. It used to be binded to 5 or 6 in 2.79/2.79nightbuild....now I have no idea if its binded to ...
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VSE 2.8: Is there a way to move 'timeline-cursor' by clicking in the timeline like in 2.79? [duplicate]

Finding it really difficult to edit when you consistently have to move the mouse cursor up to that tiny rectangular area above the timeline in order to move the green scrubber/timeline-cursor (I don't ...
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How to enable Frame Blending in 2.8?

In Blender 2.8 I added a "Speed Control" effect strip and set "Multiply Speed" to 5. I'd like to make it so that it blends/combines 5 input frames into each output frame. https://docs.blender.org/...
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How to optimize Viewport for video editing on low-spec hardware?

I downloaded blender in hopes of using it for simple video editing, and while it appears to have all the tools I want, trying to preview the video is simply not working well enough. The preview is ...
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Error when trying to render lossless h264: “Could not initialize streams, probably unsupported codec combination”

I'm trying to render a video project in a lossless format (according to this answer specifically) but when I try to render it says: ...
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Synchronising audio sound with video sound [duplicate]

I imported a video file and audio sound in the Video Editing, but the sounds don't seem to go at the same speed. The frame rate for the video is 25.00 frames/second but I don't know what I should ...
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How to synch audio with video when both tracks are from same source?

I am using the VSE in Blender 2.80 on Windows 10 to add cards to an existing video in MP4 format that is about 20 minutes long. I placed my cards and have chosen the following settings: These are the ...
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How to get the Transform panel to show up again in Video Sequencer?

You know anytime you Move, Rotate or Scale something in the 3D Viewport, a box pops up in the lower-left corner that shows how much and by what axis you did the transformation? This is super handy ...
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Blender is only adding about half of a video?

The weirdest thing seems to be happening, I am trying to add 3 videos to blender VSE, for this sake we'll call them 1.mp4 2.mp4 and 3.mp4. Each of these videos is exactly 14 seconds long and within ...
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Video editing: weird transparency blending with “Alpha Over”

I'm working on a video in the sequencer, and as part of this I want to overlay a scene containing some text. The text is rendered via node-based shading, and in particular uses a "clouds" texture to ...
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Video editing: keyframe values not setting

The problem I have encountered when using Blender as a video editor is that when I set keyframes the values do not stay set. Instead all keyframes adjust to a value of 0.0. The keyframes appear in ...
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add camera to linked scene

Ok, what i had in mind is to get something like this: single subject, multiple camera animations. So what i taught is to have a base scene with the subject, link this scene multiple times, add in ...
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Video Editing: Inserted picture differs from video

I am just editing a video I had done for a friend. I plan to use a freezed frame by rendering it from a video and then insert that rendered picture after said video. Now I have the issue that the ...
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Is There A Difference In What Render Engine I Use For Exporting Edited Videos Or Frames To Videos?

If I have an edited video and I want to export it would there be a difference in what render engine i have set it to?
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Number of markers in VSE?

I'm wondering if there's a way to show the number of markers you have in a sequence in the blender VSE? Thanks
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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?
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Cutting video (not in the regular way)

How do you remove part of the background on a video and put it on another video. what I mean is something like this https://youtu.be/UcRtFYAz2Yo?t=14 .I believe it has to do with mask or green screen ...
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Remove sequence Text strip in Blender 2.80

In 2.80 I can add a Text effect strip with the following: ...
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Convert PNG Sequence as Moving Object

Can you convert PNG Sequence around 200 Frame as plane on Blender ? The cases is, i wanna cast the shadow of of my png sequence using one light to curtain 3d model , the image i attach is the closest ...
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Is there a way to join two strips in VSE?

Is there a way to join two strips into one? For example, If you cut a strip in two, do some other stuff and then realize, you want to undo the cut or something; I found how to groups strips, but not ...
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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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Is there a way to cache the video in the sequence editor?

In the sequence editor, when you load an image strip, it can be slow. You have to play the video twice to "cache" the video. Is there a way i can just click a button to do this, like how you bake a ...