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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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Why in Blender VSE it adds a border to scaled or moved image?

Why adding Transform (moving or scaling) to an image in VSE adds a border to it (image)? If position and ...
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No sound from WAV strip when encoding in MP3 (but ok from AAC strip)

Breaking down a bigger question: Output vs Format vs Codec: what is the right combination? In the same project, I have a WAV sound-only strip originating from a ...
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What's the “Convert Float” checkbox in the VSE for?

When using an Adjustment Layer Effect Strip, there's this curious function button in the VSE... what is its meaning? I found no description on the wiki....
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Is the VSE multi-threaded?

So I am thinking of doing an AMD build with the fx-8370 and want to use Blender's video editing component for video editing but I do not know if it will utilize all eight cores. Should I look to ...
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VSE Audio and Video Sync is off by 2 Frames Every Time

I'm using Blender 2.77. When I import footage into the VSE with the correct frame rate (23.98fps) every single audio strip is 2 frames longer than the corresponding video clip. I think the problem ...
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Adding cold breath effect over a video

I can render a basic smoke simulation in Blender but I was wondering if anyone knew of an approach for creating a convincing cold breath effect? Is it the same basic principle as a smoke simulation ...
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Play selected channel solo in VSE?

Is it possible to play a channel solo in the VSE, through a shortcut or python? I mean like ex. hide/mute all unselected channels?
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Linking external data back to the blender file after moving [duplicate]

I want a friend to render my 6400 frame short film I made on blender... And it has a lot of image textures for materials... I have all the images, music, and pretty much everything that is in the ...
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Render Problems with VSE [closed]

I have been trying to render an animated movie I made and before the rendering was doing what it was supposed to be doing: doing a sequence render where it renders everything I did in the VSe and the ...
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Add Image to Blender's VSE fails to display alpha channel transparency

In Blender's VSE (Video Sequence Editor), on trying to overlay a background video or image sequence with multiple foreground images (each containing transparency, or alpha channel, information), ...
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How to run blender video editor on a weak graphics card?

Preview area of blender video editor is always white (blank) no matter what the picture or the video is. After a little research, I found out it's due to my old OpenGL: I can't afford to buy a good ...
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blender renders wrong portions of video strips

Here is the situation I loaded several video files, edited the strips, did some cuttings, and made a sequence that I'd like to get rendered, added some audio files, did same kind of work on them. But ...
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How to make the sequencer 'Preview' area fullscreen with python?

How do I, with python, select the sequencer area which has a view type as preview, to make it active/context? (And not select the "strip" window) EDIT: My overall goal is to add a windowless, ...
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no video in video sequence window

I've been playing around with blender today, and now suddenly, I'm no lenger able to get a preview window of the sequence editor. It just shows a black screen. I have a videotrack so there should(?) ...
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Tips for better image quality (Video Editing)

So I'm trying to edit a video with Blender and I wanted to add images to it. The images that I'm using are created using GIMP. The problem I'm having is that when I add an image to the VSE, it appears ...
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double instance of sound when using VSE-scene strip in another scenes VSE

This is really strange - but perhaps it's just a setting somewhere. I'm using Blender 2.78c I've created a scene with video+sound (let's call it sourcescene) I'm using this scene as a scene-strip ...
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No clip preview

.blend clip preview missing. Checked settings against another .blend file with active preview and settings are the same. Conundrum... Why no clip preview?
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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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OpenSUSE - Blender cannot encode or export video

I have recently installed OpenSUSE after the Windows 10 trial ran out, and I am having trouble editing video with Blender. Everything seems to be working correctly until I try to export the video. as ...
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How to develop a VSE file format importer for DNG + CR2 image files?

This question isn't about the usual workflow (batch convert to a readable format). Instead I'm looking for a solution to import DNG + CR2 RAW files directly into blender (without decoding/converting ...
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How to detect updates in Sequencer by comparing to a global variable?

This may be a two-fold question, but I think I got an answer on the first: In order to keep the strain of running an "detect updates" function, as low as possible, I would like to make it as ...
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Video Encoding over multiple computer?

Is it possible, to render a single video file, with more than one pc?
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Visual Sequence Editor Imports Movie Strip as Too Long

I am trying to add a 21 minute, 58 second MP4 file as a movie strip. When Blender imports it, the file shows as being 3 hours, 28 minutes and 20 seconds. What should I do to correct this? The file ...
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Pull clip info from crossfades/fades via python

How do I pull information on what clips affected by crossfades/transitions and fades via python? I know I can pull the type of clip with this script, but not the affected clips of crossfades and ...
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How do I export audio in a video that is purposefully loud and distorted? (VSE)

I am editing a video in Blender's Video Sequence Editor (VSE) and I have a lot of audio that is loud, distorted, and clipping. This is intentional. However, when I render my final video, all the ...
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Video in the VSE differs from actual rendered result

I am currently trying to use the Blender Video Sequence Editor for editing a video with picture-in-picture sequences. I came up with the problem that the video displayed in the VSE looks totally ...
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Unable to identify frame for cut in VSE - Bug?

in addition to my other question, I have another problem with the Video Sequence Editor in Blender. I am editing a screen capture, where I need to identify that one frame in which a window disappears....
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Blender VSE - background color of video from imported image sequence

I'm looking into the Blender Video Sequence Editor to create animations out of existing sequences of images. The image sequences are generated with POV-ray. I've downloaded Blender 2.79, I run W7 64-...