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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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VSE snap a marker to the playhead?

Is any easy way to snap a marker to the playhead (green cursor)? (aside from zooming in really far and trying to position it as close as possible)
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Load DNG/CR2 RAW Images within VSE

Is it possible to load RAW DNG and/or CR2 Image sequences within Blender VSE? Might there be an addon available? Update: Link
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Video preview window in VSE missing

I've removed the preview window somehow but I have no idea how to get it back. Ive gone through the properties but I can't find a way to bring it back.
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Video not showing

I add video files to the video editor, Both audio and video channels appear but only the audio plays. The video is just a white box. Anyone know what is wrong. Added video in WMV. Also tried MP4 ...
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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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How do I list all the files used in a .blend file?

I need to cleanup my rushes/footages directories, so I'd like to be able to list, in command line, all the files referenced in a .blend file. I need to be able to, for every file found in a given ...
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Colours from imported MP4 screencast video look dull in Blender

I recently recorded a short tutorial video (not for Blender) using TechSmith SnagIt 11 and wanted to edit and render it in Blender. This works fine except for one thing: After having imported the ...
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VSE. I need to rotate image with arbitrary center pivot point that is not in the center of the image

I know how to rotate with a transform strip, but I need to rotate around an arbitrary point that is not in the center of the image.
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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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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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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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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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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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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 do I draw onto video with Grease Pencil in the VSE?

I'm doing some video editing and would like to be able to draw directly onto the video in order to highlight objects, produce arrows, etc. It should be possible to do this with Grease Pencil, but I ...
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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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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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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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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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Blender VSE_can I make movie strip gradually slow down or gradually speed up?

I'm wondering if Blender VSE can gradually slow down/speed up a movie strip. At VSE I add> movie strip. Now I want to have the strip gradually slow down, or gradually speed up. I am not referring to ...
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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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Extend Video Strip in VSE

In older versions of Blender I was able to extend a video strip in VSE using the triangle at the right end. In this case the last image stayed visible. But in the current Version, this is no longer ...
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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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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 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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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-...
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Blender VSE Audio out-of-sync when animation (video) is rendered

Ok, so I found out that Blender has this really cool video-editing interface and I was beginning to love it. Until, I created this awesome project composition and when I exported the animation as a ...
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Grease Pencil to Video Sequencer

I imported sound in video editor, cut it as needed and did animatics in sync to the sound using 2D animation tab. But when I render the same my output is a blank frame. Possibly because I am not able ...
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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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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 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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Video Encoding over multiple computer?

Is it possible, to render a single video file, with more than one pc?
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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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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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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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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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