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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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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Blender animation file turn into “Textedit” file and never came out as a video

I'm new in blender (I started in January 2018), this is the first time I try to get an animation and it still doesn't work "as expected". I used JPEGs as frames when I rendered first into animation, ...
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VSE overlay mode not working

I am using Blender 2.79b VSE on a Windows10(64bit) machine and while trying to overlay an image over the main background image/video ,the VSE doesn't recognise the underlying image (see example below)....
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Can't set keyframe type of mask

Switching type does nothing at all. Keyframes stay normal yellow keyframes with unneeded linear motion between. Even if automatic keyframe insertion set to extreme or breakdown. How do I hold mask ...
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Change color strips width on VSE

on the three last atualizations, by day 17, 18 and 19 of May, of Blender 2.8 VSE, I dont get more change the values of width on color strips and text strips. And I dont get apply reverse video. On ...
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Why does my video editing playback slow down after a short amount of time?

I'm fairly new to Blender and video editing as a whole. I understand that the playback in Blender's VSE needs to load a video once before playing at full framerate. After playing through a video once, ...
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How to update values based on existing properties via Python?

I've written a script takes the start and end values of a VSE strip, and copies those values to the NLA strip of a selected object (effectively syncing the NLA strip with the VSE strip). The script ...
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How to force an update when data changes in the VSE?

I'm trying to figure out how to synchronize VSE strips with NLA strips in realtime using blender. The goal is to be able to control multiple NLA strips with a single VSE strip. I've written a script ...
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Blender VSE slow regarding PC Capabilities [duplicate]

I am quite a newbie at Blender (v2.79b) and I noticed something disturbing while generating videos. I have 8C/16T, all the raw materials are on SSD and I can only see 1 core working on my machine with ...
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Copy keyframes ending on current frame

New to blender sorry if it sounds silly. In video editing I would like to copy a bunch of keyframes and paste them so that the last keyframe in the selection happens on the current frame. So like ...
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How to display VSE image-strip filename as overlay?

Is it possible to show the Filename of the current frame of a Image-Strip in the VSE as overlay text?
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how to access Speed Control `speed_factor` when *Stretch to input strip length* is set?

i have a Image-Sequence in the VSE. then applied an Speed Control effect on top. if i use the pythonconsole to check the value of the effect strip that is called <...
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How to layer a video split over another with transparency?

I'm using Blender VSE as a video editor, as it's the best I've found for Linux so far. In this project, I play two characters who at one point need to appear side-by-side. Obviously I can't be in two ...
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Is there any way to save different Startup Files?

So, I like to change, create and edit the Screen Layouts according to what I am going to do in Blender. But recently I had some problems because I have to much Layouts and it is hard to change between ...
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My render layers are gone (Video Sequence Editor)

I tried to render my Video by using "Render Animation", but it just gave me an error that said "All render layers are disabled". I tried to enable them, but it appears that there are no render layers. ...
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Using blender as a video editor, what's the best way to add a box around part of the video?

What's the best way of how would I should go about adding something as simple as this?
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Is it possible to animate the speed of a strip?

I want to accelerate the speed of a video and decelerate some seconds before it ends. I wonder if it's possible to do it into the video editing. I know how to increase the speed of a strip but, what I ...
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video editing (smooth) fast forward [duplicate]

I'm using mainly blender for video editing usually, (and virtualdub). (yes i know it takes a bit more time, but i prefer the finer blender control) Recently I started to use 2.8 for video editing. I ...
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Why isn't this MP3 playing in the Video Sequence Editor?

I am trying to add an audio file to one image. I have tried repeatedly but the audio file doesn't play. I have used tutorials that suggest it should just play right away when I run the file but ...
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solve camera problem

I tried to do motion tracking on Blender.I have put markers on a video and then when I try to solve the camera I got this error: "At least 8 common tracks on both keyframes are needed for ...
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Rendering video sequence editor by scripting

I'm trying to render all individual strips that I have in the video sequence editor in separate files automatically. I started this script: ...
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Video sequence editing, cutting strips

I'm trying some video editing with Blender and for now just wanna do some simple cuts. Whatever I do the strips keep some frames from what I thought should have been cut as soon as I start moving the ...
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How to adjust height of sound strip in VSE?

I have one sound strip in my blender file. But it has a small height, so if I make the height of the Video Sequence Editor panel small, the waveform in the tiny sound strip is compressed vertically so ...
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Save is broken and how to save as mp4?

I saved a project, opened it later (solely using video editor, just compiling videos) and it does nothing. It plays, but no sound or video, but when I enter something new into it then it works. Also, ...
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VSE using two Effect Stips

I want to add some images onto a video. Each of those images has transform key-frames to make them look less static. And each image blends with the others for smoother transitions. I tried to find ...
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How to select Video Strip independently from Audio?

This seems like it should be obvious but I can't figure out how to select only the video or the audio independently from one another. So when I want to add an effect layer for instance it tells me ...
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Hear timing reference audio from VSE while editing other scenes? (2.8 beta)

I'm making an animation using grease pencil, based on a narration track. What I'd like to do: Import and place the master audio file (narration) as a single sound strip in the VSE, in Scene0 Create ...
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Why is Blender's V.S.E. Slow?

What I know about blender's V.S.E. is that it can cache a certain amount of frames before dropping frames(Related). But, on my Ipod I have video editors like Imovie, and Cute Cut and there is never a ...
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Proxy use in VSE for 2.79

Can anyone please advise on the method for using proxies in 2.79.. the usual method of choosing a desired proxy render size for playback .. after creating the proxy doesn't seem to work anymore as ...
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How do I sharpen video strips in Blender?

I see the Gaussian blur among others, but no sharpening filter.
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VSE Proxy / Timecode Properties panel gone?

I installed blender velvets to see if editing would be easier. The built in proxy maker is not working anymore. The panel used to select which proxies to use is gone now too. It did not reappear when ...
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Blender 2.8 VSE scene strip preview does not show image (as plane) from 3D viewport

In scene1 I have a simple image as plane + some extruded text; eg the title. The number of frames is set to 90. When I add a this scene strip in the VSE, I can only preview the text. The image itself ...
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Blender 2.8 change font in VSE

there is much new features in the blender 2.8 beta> We've had text overlays in the VSE since 2.6. Does anyone have any new or current work arounds or official ways to get various fonts into the VSE?
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Getting Error: The Encoder Timebase is not set when trying to render finished Video sequence

I cannot find any other posts to do with this and I don't to completely mess up my Blender while messing with settings I do not understand. I finished putting a video together in VSE and tried to ...
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How to join two vse video edit projects?

I have a second part for my video editing project in the VSE that I have edited separately. I would like to append it to the main part, so that I could combine the strips, cuts and so on. How can I do ...
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Why is my video playing limited to a couple seconds when i add it to VSE?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCsPmzrwXG0 AS you can see it is limited to the black line. Im sure theres a way to make it view the WHOLE of your video, but i dont know how and i cant find a ...
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VSE - A strip with a PNG/transp won't show as long as there's another one above it

As the screenshots show, each strip has a PNG image with transparency. blueoutline.png is above yellowball.png, each is using Alpha Over as a method of blending. What am I missing? Is this the reason:...
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Highlight text in Blender 2.8. vse

Is there a convenient way to automatically add a black frame behind a written text overlay in the video sequence editor? I mean, I could add a "color" but I'd like my frames to perfectly fit the text ...
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How to set chroma subsampling options?

I'm asking in relation to the vse as a standalone, as well as the 3d viewport. Where can I specify what chroma subsampling I want for my output? i.e. 4:4:4 vs 4:2:2 vs 4:2:0? Are presets applied to ...
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Video editing. Audio and Video strip have different length

When I import a video in blender, I get audio and video on two separate channels. And beside the name displayed on the channel I get some number: ...
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Where can I set the Vse playback frame rate

I want use VSE to make a short video. The source videos are 25fps so they run slightly slow. Where in the user preferences can you change this. I can't see it. Thanks in advance
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Can you change the font in the Sequencer new Text Effect?

I find the default boring and wonder how to change it.
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Low frame rate in video editor preview

Apologies if this is a duplicate post, but nothing I've read on any of the others has worked. I've imported various video (recorded at 30 fps) and audio strips into Blender's video editor and when ...
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CUDA error at cuCtxCreate: Launch failed

I wanted to render a scene in Cycles Render and there was an error. I'm using a GTX 1050TI with 1898 Mhz (OC). I have 16GB Ram in my PC and used 8192MB Ram in Blender. My Render performance is at 64 ...
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How can I preview all of my video strips?

I have pressed something, not sure what... and now I cannot preview all of the strips in my video, eg; I can preview sound, but not image. If I add a new clip, then this previews fine. The strips I ...
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Editing vertical video shot on a phone [duplicate]

I'm editing a phone video, but I want to edit it vertically like this [ ], but Blender has it locked horizontally. Is there a way to flip it? Thanks!
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How to work with variable framerate footage in the vse

I have a lot of footage from a mobile phone that was able to adapt to low illumination by increasing the exposure dynamically. As a result, those videos have no fixed framerate, but each video consist ...
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Repeated Music In VSE

so i'm making an animation right? So then i'm working in VSE for a preview of what it looks like but when I play the preview animation with the music then the music just repeats as soon as a new scene ...
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VSE: setting parent child relationship of strips

Previously I had been using the VSE quick functions add-on 'parenting tool'. However since trying it again in 2.79b it keeps freezing up after I do a 2nd operation (like moving the strip and child.....
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How to render videos for twitter?

I'm trying many configurations to upload a video on Twitter. Twitter displays the following error message: "Your media file is not compatible." Which is the right format and encoding to upload ...