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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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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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Video Quality Loss after Rendering in VSE

I rendered an animation in a 720p-png format and the images looked HQ. After re-rendering them into video in VSE the video lost its quality and looked blurred. (I tried higher bitrates and different ...
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Video is exported reduced in size

When I export videos they come out smaller - about 67% of the original file size (1920x1080). I set export to 100% Resolution, and I only get 67% of the image (starting from the bottom left corner - ...
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Video Sequence Editor Alpha Over png transparency speed control effect

I'm a newbie with Blender and maybe this is a duplicate, but I couldn't figure out how to solve my issue. I'm using v2.69 on Ubuntu 14.04. I try to make a demo video, where I have a strip on ...
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Open GL Render. Anti-aliasing differences

I have a simple scene setup: Cube and a Sphere lighted decently. Blender Internal renderer. Shading - GLSL Viewport Shading - Material. I add the Scene in VSE and use Open GL Preview and Sequencer ...
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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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Will there ever be support for audio speed control?

My question is simple: I can change the speed of video in the sequencer, but not audio. Will this feature ever be supported in Blender? If there is no such plan, is there some hints of implementing ...
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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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Is it possible to auto generate and superimpose Frame# over images imported into video edit?

I imported a series of images into the video editor and I would like the rendered output to show the frame number, or better yet the file name of each image, on each image. Is there a way to ...
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How to replace an orphaned external file by an existing one? (all instances)

I used a video file in the VSE which is cut into many parts. When the project grew, I needed to reorganize the linked files. I renamed this video file. Now Blender doesn't see this file anymore. In ...
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How to add a background behind a video?

how can you add a background image with a video in Blender? I would like to use a video from the screen of my phone (the size is in "portrait" mode), and add a background to fill the rest of the ...
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Have it so animation has transparent background to overlay stuff in video editor (transparency)

I was wondering if anyone knows how to make it so the animation renders with a transparent background so in the video editor, I can overlay "Scene" and it will have a transparent background, thanks.
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Movie editing: low FPS on preview

[SOLVED] A friend suggested me the solution. The problem was the FILE CODEC. Smartphones often use H264 codec that are awful to decode on the fly, so preview will hang even with a decent hw. ...
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How to render video in H.265 HEVC?

I am able to edit H.265 movies in VSE by adding them like any other movie. Does anyone know how to render a resulting project in H.265 using Blender? I've tested v2.72b on Ubuntu 15, as well as the ...
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How difficult would it be to implement on-the-same-track transition?

I'm talking about the VSE. Right now you have to waste 3 (3!) tracks in order to make a transition between two clips; the first two of the tracks you use for video strips and the third one is for a ...
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The bar at the very bottom of the screen has gone away?

The bar at the very bottom of the screen went away while I was trying to make an intro, its the one with all the frames and options of view, marker, frame, playback, start, end, and the play button. ...
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Audio doesn't time correctly

So I made a small animation, and then I added in a simple "pow" sound in the Video Sequence editor. But when I started it, the sound played immediately. I rewound it even more, and the sound doesn't ...
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Game animation from other video file into blender animation (adding to the existing video file)

I made tablet model in Blender. I also made animation where object is moving but I want to add some game animation (from other video file) on tablet display but I don't know how. If you have any link ...
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How can i open a file select dialog via python to add an image sequence into VSE?

The main goal is to load a sequence into the VSE and read the metadata of each image. Reading the metadata works fine but the fileselect_add returns me only one file. Please help me to add a sequence ...
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How do I load an mp4 video with multiple audio tracks into blender?

I've recently started using OBS multiplatform to record game play. I currently have it set to record sounds on 2 different tracks. The first for system sounds (like gamesound, mumble, etc.) and the ...
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Compositor nodes are not affecting rendered video

I plan to use Blender exclusively as a video editor. I have put together a video in the sequencer and it renders without issues. However, I have also crated a node group to do some sharpening. It ...
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How to switch render source (VSE or Camera)?

If you create a scene for the Video Sequence Editor and start working on a project Blender will render the output from the VSE. But if you want to later switch it to render your 3D scene again (the ...
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VSE is neither previewing nor rendering multilayer EXR sequences

I cant seem to get the VSE either preview/play nor render multilayer-EXR image sequences. The preview is either black or transparent depending on the setting and the render outputs are just black. My ...
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Rendering Sound In Video Sequencer

How do you render sound with your video in the video sequencer? I already placed a sound strip with the video strip but how do you render the sound with the video?
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Basic Video Editing - Ubuntu Linux

I will have some home movies converted to video. I will need to import and edit these in pretty basic ways - copy entire sections to another location and give it it's own file name, etc. I have no ...
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Use composite nodes in blender video sequence editor

Can you use composite nodes in blender video sequence editor? As in, no 3d elements in your scene, working exclusively within the video editing screen layout? I am currently using Blender 2.76 RC 3.
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Blender Video Editor: How to move a picture or movie from place a to place b and capture the movement into the video?

Let's say I want to move a picture in the Video Editor from place a to b, over 100 frames. A way to do this is to create 100 pictures and adjust the coordinates of each one in each frame. It's gonna ...
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How can I fade out separate images in the Blender VSE?

I am busy making an interview film. I already made .png images to use as footer labels. These footer labels contain the interviewees name. I want to fade the footer label out while the interviewee is ...
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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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Getting area (region.view2d) pixel coordinates of 2D views (VSE, NLA)

I am looking to overlay a sound vis, using bgl, over strips in the NLA, VSE, like How can I find the area.region.view2d x,y, width and height of strips in the NLA and VSE editors using python?
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How to export an edited clip into a video file in the VSE?

I am in the video sequence editor, cut out fragments, combined the remaining into one whole new clip and do not know how to procede from here on in order to obtain a video file (h264, mpeg4). I ...
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Blender Sequencer speed is Extremely slow

I have a video (720p) that is 37 minutes long, with a bitrate of ~3000kb/s. This video is a game recording, so 37 minutes worth of this footage was written in 37 minutes, while other extremely CPU, ...
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How to make a logo cycle (or loop) on top of a clip in movie editing mode?

I would like to create in the movie editing layout a cyclic moving logo over a video, for instance a spinning globe. I know how to make a static logo: check the dimensions of the movie clip create ...
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How to reverse the image sequence of a movie clip in video editor ? [duplicate]

I opened the layout for video editing in Blender, added a movie clip onto one channel and made two hard cuts. How do I continue from here in order to reverse the sequence of images of the movie clip ...
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Sound export in 44100 Hz instead of 48000 Hz, why?

I started to use Blender as a solution for video editing, very powerful and agreeable. Nevertheless, I have a bug that I can't resolve. The sound of my video is in 48kHz, my users preferences are ...
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gamma cross flashes secondary strip for 1-2 frames before fading

my videos have an intro clip that fades into my content strip. to fade, i use a gamma cross effect strip. overall the result is acceptable, but the first 1-5 frames of my gamma cross flash the content ...
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VSE: Fade to white via a bloom transition

I have a video that I'd like to fade out to white by increasing in glow intensity until it is pure white. Here's an example of a "before" photo (courtesy of Pixabay): The problem is that I can't get ...
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Is there a way to deinterlace footage using Blender?

I have a camera that has always seemed to give me bad video because of interlacing, and until I watched this video, I always thought that it was just a limitation of the camera. From that video, I ...
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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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import video strip VSE into the 3d image plane

Can i import a strip from VSE editor and add it in an image plane as a texture?
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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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Generate video sequencer project from a script

I have a number of different MP4 files. I want to create a Blender project file that has these files in a set order and each video stream starting at a set start time. I know the files, I know the ...
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Is there a way to do a J-Cut or L-Cut in the video editor?

I'm in the process of trimming down a video in Blender and I was wondering if there was a way make an L-Cut or a J-Cut. Is it possible?
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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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Blender Video Editor: Clip stays attached to cursor after releasing left click during drag

I am having a problem with the blender sequence editor and editing clips. Whenever I want to move a clip or trim it, I would hold left click (I set it as left click) to trim/move the clip but when I ...
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Using Blender as a video editor can I only add an audio track without recoding a video track?

The task is to add an additional audio track to a video file (mkv). But I do not want to change a video track in any way while rendering. Can it be done in Blender?
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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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Can I (easily) add text to a movie?

In the movie clip editor, I've been able to easily add movies and sound as well as adding special effects using keyframes. That's all great, but I'd like to add some text hovering over the heads of ...
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Blue line in the Image Strip not showing

When I click and drag the little arrow; the blue line showing the real lenght of frames dones't appear. It does with all tutos I watched but with me! Why?
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Can Blender build proxy files with transparency?

I'm editing multiple sequences of png with transparency, but the preview is very slow (8fps). I tried to use proxies, but it seems that Blender can only generate jpeg files with black background. Is ...