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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Why must I offset a scene in VSE if the start frame is not 0?

I am using VSE to layer a scene (alpha over) over a video created using a different app, rendering the result as a jpg sequence. This was all working well, until I made some changes and, rather than ...
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Speed control effect doesn't change the length of video strip

I ran into some confusing behaviour of the speed control effect. I've loaded a whole strip of video and applied the effect setting it to a 2x speedup (in two variants - with the default "stretch to ...
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VSE: How to render a video with audio? [closed]

I want to play a music strip with a video in the video editor but the video has no music when I play it. I've rendered it but it still doesn't have sound. How can I render and play the video with ...
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How do I increase the max number of frames?

I'm currently working on a project that has a total of 304,593 frames, but when I fed this number into the timeline end point it reverted back to a solid 300,000. This is a hard limit for those ...
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No sound in VSE

I've been working with the VSE for a while and everything was fine. But all of the sudden, when I play the preview the sound doesn't play. I think I must've disabled it somewhere, but I can't manage ...
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Pan or zoom in the VSE

I am trying to create some graphic matches on action (on either side of a transition, similar shapes are in the same place on the screen. To accomplish this, I have an image with some targets which ...
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How to set Frame Range automatically to video length

How can I set a End Frame of blender movie clip editor to match the end time of the video (without trying to search the End Frame of video)? Currently when I'm importing the video, the End Frame is ...
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Reducing Rendering Time: Video Editing

System Specs: Intel i7 930 @ 2.80Ghz 16 GB DDR3 Gaming RAM 64-bit Windows 7 Ultimate Nvidea GeForce GTX 780 1 TB Western Digital HDD (non-SSD) Blender Settings: Audio Dev: SDL Compute Device: CUDA ...
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Insert video to sequence editor with python Script

i want to create a button for insert a video to video sequence editor. i have written a script : ...
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How to highlight areas of a desktop recording in video sequence editor

I'm using blender for editing desktop recordings using open broadcaster software. I would like to highlight areas of the screen to draw attention to them by surrounding them with a red rectangular ...
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How to batch join a sequence of images with a sequence of alphas?

What I have: [A] a sequence of RGB images [B] a sequence of grayscale alpha images (but also in RGB) What I want: a sequence of RGBA images that have untouched RGB channels from the [A] sequence, ...
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How do I copy video strip properties?

I'm editing a video made with several movie strips. I've changed the properties of one of the strips, like the blend mode, the opacity, the saturation, etc. I want to copy those properties to the ...
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Can I use Blender in a slow-motion video workflow?

I am capturing video on my Canon 7D at 60fps with the intent to play it back in slow motion at 24fps. There are some Linux-based programs that will do this, but they are usually kind of buggy and I'm ...
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Can movie data from a movie strip in the VSE link to data in a texture?

In one scene of my .blend file, I use a frame from a video file in a texture. In another scene, I have a movie strip in the VSE that uses the same video file. Since this is Blender, I assumed that I ...
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VSE/Compositor - Something similar to Turbulence Displacement effect in After Effects

I'm experimenting with creating some video effects in Blender, and I was wondering if anyone knew how to create something similar to the Turbulence Displacement effect that After Effects has (It sort ...
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Sequence from another scene imported into current scene causes only audio to render

I created a "blender scene" each for scene i am going to work Ex "Sc_1","Sc_2","Sc_3" Then i Create One more "Blender scene" called "Complete" and shift+A add ...
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(v. 2.72) Input movie's audio/video is in sync, but VSE output is floating and desynchronized between audio and video

I've captured some .mkv files with Simple Screen Recorder (SSR). When I watch these individual files, they play fine in Mplayer. The sound and image are in perfect sync. I hear clicks from my mouse ...
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Extract audio to file from movie clip - with Blender?

In this excellent answer I learned how to extract a series of individual frames from a movie clip node. This solution suits me well - there is a python script, and a few nodes, and it runs ...
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Movie editing : VSE or compositor?

Currently editing a short-movie in Blender (~11min), I did reach some limits of the VSE. Some part of the movie is black and white, and for the first time Blender began to give me "not enough colors" ...
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Can I create a timer overlay for a video file to use in the VSE? How?

I need to create a text overlay on my video file showing a timer started and stopped at certain times during the clips length. All tutorials I found on creating text or titles to be used in the VSE ...
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Set the default Blend Type

When I add any strip to Blender's Video Sequence Editor, the default Blend Type is Cross. Is it possible to change the default ...
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No audio playback in VSE but rendered file has audio

I can not get audio to play out of my speakers whilst using Blender 2.77a in the Video Sequence Editor. However when I rendered out a file (mp4) it contains the audio and can be played back on VLC. ...
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Can i use scenes in VSE to group video tracks?

I am doing my first steps in Blender's VSE and i am trying to familiarise myself with the workflow. I am trying to edit several video clips to produce a single output video and i would like to ...
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motion trail effect on video in VSE

1) Can Blender VSE do something like in this video ? I have been looking on the net for motion trail effect, ghost effect, but cannot seem to find a way to do this. 2) Would I have to use a script ...
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Video Speed Changes when rendering

I'm fairly new to blender. I mainly use it for video editing. This project is the first time I used the "speed" effect strip. In the project, a video plays, then a clip of it plays again faster, then ...
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VSE script for to add constant gaps between strips?

How to add equal distance between the selected strips ? Is there a script to access strips it will be great ? Note: The I am aware or Shift + = to remove the gap between strips I want to do the ...
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Blender Reads Some Videos' Frames Incorrectly (duplicates + skipping)

I'm attempting to use Blender as a precision video editing tool. I have a few dozen short videos recorded with NVidia's screen recording software. Ostensibly (according to NVidia), they are all ...
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Plugin to add several video clips with cross fades between them all?

Is there a plugin or an automated way to add a whole directory of videos and have a cross fade added between each of them in Blender?
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Can Blender VSE sync the video and audio with VFR strips?

After done editing, I exported only to see that audio and video do not sync. I know what the problem is - the project's video strips have a variable frame rate. But is there a way to make Blender sync ...
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Output vs Format vs Codec: what is the right combination?

Context My problem started with a partial lack of sound in my rendered file. The WAV audio strips were missing from the output, while the ...
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Sound (and occasionally video) disappears in VSE

newbie here. I was editing together some clips in the VSE. All was apparently well, but coming back it this evening, I find that only two strips are audible and only a few visible. I can't think what ...
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3D Scene in VSE: Hide an object keeping the shadow

I have a scene (add / scene) in my VSE, and I made the lights and shadow to match those of the background footage. Now what would be the best way/strategy/approach to hide the plane, only retaining ...
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VSE channel's volume

Helo, can't figure out how to change the volume of multiple strips or one separate channel. i have a video with multiple audio channels, one for background music, one for audio effects, and one for ...
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How can I export and store light curves?

It is easy do color correction/grading (Add -> Effect Strip -> Adjustment Layer, then Modifiers -> Add Strip Modifier -> Curves). This can be used for instance to give a "sunset look" to an amateur ...
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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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Sound works in Blender, but no sound in the final render

I set the video to understand Xvid, and I have a codec, but no matter what I try I can't seem to get the sound to work when it's finish rendering. It works before I render but once I render, the sound ...
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Have a video sequence be driven by an audio track

Let me start by stating that I have just recently picked up Blender to use as a Video Editor. Given that my knowledge is limited on this software, I have came across an issue which I can not ...
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The encoder timebase is not set

I have several videos in the blender sequencer (2.79). When I select FFMPEG Video in "Output", the error "The encoder timebase is not set" appears. I tried every container and codec combination. ...
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Blur video track in Video Editor?

How do I blur a video track in video editor? I want to animate a video track from sharp to blurred. I already solved the problem in an inelegant way (by blurring the source video track in VirtualDub ...
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How to get a MovieClipSequence Clip File via Python

I was wondering whether it was possible to get the name of the Clip File of a Sequence via Python. The current Sequence can be accessed via: ...
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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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Blender Video Editing Output differs from Preview

I try to make a short movie clip using Blender's video sequence editor. I'm using 6 different clips which I want to put together using transitions. The clips are distributed around 4 different ...
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How to create a video with audio comment?

I want to make a tutorial video where I explain something. In most commercial video editors, there is the possibility to see a video and to start a live audio record. Is something like this also ...
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How to Draw Waveform Automatically

I'm doing some video editing in Blender, and every time I drop a clip in to edit, I always find myself selecting the audio and then telling Blender to draw the waveform using Adjust → Sound → Display ...
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Why do the output colours differ from the input when using Filmic Blender in the VSE?

As discussed in Colours from imported MP4 screencast video look dull in Blender, I recently stumbled across what I perceive to be an oddity with the new Filmic colour management: When working with ...
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Can't find the Modifier section in Strip properties to use curves

I am using Blender to do video editing, for most part it has been great. I have been using these tutorials : As you can see from the video there seems to be Modifier section in properties of the ...
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How do you fade an image over video in the VSE

I am trying to do video editing and I want an image over the video, but I don't want it there permanently. I want it to fade in and out, kind of like transitioning or animating. I am not sure how to ...
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Importing mp4 into blender

I am having trouble importing an mp4 into blender. The mp4 was created using Android Debug Bridge screen record feature. When I drag the video in, the first and most obvious problem, is that it says ...
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What settings will preserve quality when I output an edited .mp4 for Youtube upload?

EDIT START While the links below suggest solutions in line with what I'm looking for, testing the solutions (H.264, Lossless Output, etc) results in near-identical results to my problem examples. ...
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How do I prevent VSE strips using Image Offset from being cropped before the transform effect can shrink them onto the screen?

I am creating a video using the VSE where I show a sequence of screenshots of two devices side-by-side. Unfortunately, one sequence of screenshots is from a Nexus 7 in portrait mode (resolution ...