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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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Video Editing - video strips go black after adding images [duplicate]

I had a few .mov video files in channel 1, and it rendered fine, but then I tried to add an mp4, and I got an error (xyz.mp4 could not be loaded), so I decided to add some .jpg images instead. The ...
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Pixelate Faces in the VSE

I need to hide faces from videos I make. I've found tutorials on blurring, which are great, but the render times are too long to be practical. So in place of that, is there a way to pixelate the face ...
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Audio and video segments are not the same length [duplicate]

I have a bunch of videos recorded from a Samsung Galaxy S6. They all have a resolution of 3840x2160 and are supposed to be at 30fps. The weird thing is, some of the clips have video segments twice the ...
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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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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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displaying a powerpoint presentation in the background of a video clip

How do I display a powerpoint presentation in the background of a video clip, changing the slides in time with the speaker talking in the foreground? thanks.
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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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Is there an Enable Frame Blending option or replacement in Blender 2.76a? [duplicate]

Frame blending is a very useful function to have when messing about with frame rates and timings of movies and frame sequences. It's clear that that option is no longer available (at least, overtly) ...
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Importing image with original asspect ratio without cropping

At the end of a video (resolution 1080x720) I wanted to display the 'credits'. I thought the most simple way way was making an image file (with GIMP) with all the text that I could import to blender ...
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What are the best settings for a video export to Adobe Premiere (CS6)?

Whenever I import a video rendered in Blender into Premiere, the video in Premiere only shows a random frame from a different source for the duration of the video. My current workflow (with ...
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Can Blender take two video files and morph one into the other?

Is it possible to do something like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0lcSHYiOJg with two video sequences in the video editor or elsewhere in Blender?
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Transform Effects Strip Real Values

I am using the video editing function of Blender to make a image pan & zoom clip (aka Ken Burns). The image is a chart I made in Photoshop and I want to zoom into an exact point on the chart and a ...
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Can Blender take two video files and overlay them with transparency?

Can Blender take two video files and overlay them with transparency? Essentially I want to have a video sequence playing while a 2nd sequence is overlayed and also playing, but that 2nd sequence is ...
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VSE: How to Speed up the Preview of Image Strips?

The Issue Is there any way to speed up the preview of image strips in the video sequence editor? Unfortunately, the preview in the VSE is very choppy and indicates that it runs at only a few frames ...
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how do i add mp4 files to edit?

I have a sony handycam which is HD and I've been trying to edit some videos using Blender video editor but its not registering my video files anywhere. I saved them from my camcorder to my computer (...
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Flicker screen effect

I am using blender as a video editing software. And I wanted to know i it is possible to get this effect from it --> https://youtu.be/BXbBTTmdYtA?t=65 The effect causes a flickering screen can this ...
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Is it possible to interpolate missing frames in video editing?

Sometimes it is useful to render a complete video even though some (possibly random) frames are still missing. Is there any way to interpolate the missing frames with Blender? In the case that it is ...
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Playback Rate Suddenly Changes

I am a total newcomer to using Blender, so I probably have something not adjusted correctly. Here is my problem. I will be editing videos using the video editor, and all of a sudden, the video will ...
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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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Why does video load unpredictably?

I'm having trouble trying to motion track a video, because it loads a frame ahead or behind depending on whether I play or seek through it. As an example: I load my .blend and then seek to frame 70. ...
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Combining Video Editor Scenes in One Scene

I am trying to create an animatic in blenders Video Sequence Editor and I have found a tutorial by a Mathieu Auvray on the Project Gooseberry youtube page where he shows a feature where you can import ...
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When working with different scenes, lower channels fade out

I am using Blender 2.74 with LUbuntu 14.10. In this case preview and rendering acted different, as I explain below. I tried also in Blender 2.69 and in this version preview was showing the same ...
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How do I use Proxies in the VSE correctly?

When I choose a 'Proxy Render Size' in the properties panel of the preview window then it seems that this is all I have to do in order to boost up the performance of the preview display for playing ...
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Create videos with loops and breaks

I would like to create a video that will be used in place of a usual powerpoint presentation. For this I need that the video automatically stops a some predefined points or that some regions are ...
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Fatal Python error: GC object already tracked

I have a script that updates a text object, using a frame_change_post handler. The scene is imported as a strip in the VSE (for subtitling). It works fine but when I render the animation, it crashes ...
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VSE export XML? [closed]

So I'm editing footage together in blender, and I would like to use other programs with it (ie. DaVinci Resolve) And those programs use an xml file to use the same footage at the same edit points. So ...
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Why, despite matching FPS, does the audio not match the video in the rendered file?

Currently working through Match Track Blend (version 01) with my shiny newish computer w/16 GB Ram on Windows 7. Have set my Sequencer / Clip Editor Memory Cache Limit to 8192.A On rendering the ...
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Compositor - Frameserver Input

I use the VSE for editing a lot of screen recordings, and would like to take the output from these editing sessions and use them in the compositor. As far as I can tell, the only way to do so is to ...
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Combining speed control and transform effect strips

I have a video that I want to trim and rescale, and also slow down by a factor of 2. I am able to do this separately, but I can't find the way to combine all the effects. What am I missing?
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Audio/Video out of sync in rendered video, but not in VSE

First let me apologize to ask this question, as this has been basically already asked, for instance here, here and here. However these answers don't seem to provide an understanding what's really ...
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can we render only audio in blender?

I want to cut a portion of audio file and render in mp3 or aac, but in render tab i can not find any settings for this. i also went through this thread: http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?...
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VSE-Background image behind foreground video. Alpha over, alpha under don't work

A png image to be used for background. A video sequence of numbered png files ( which were rendered in Blender with alpha.) is to be the foreground. Selected backgound png, then video sequence, add ...
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Preparing 29.97 and 30 fps video for VSE

I have two videos I want to edit together, both are single long takes of the same event, taken from different angles with different cameras. One is from an older Sony camcorder, 29 minutes long, ...
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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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Using VSE. Rendered video and now nothing is showing up.

I've been using the VSE for awhile now and have yet to encounter this problem. I finished editing my video and clicked render animation. Everything seemed to be going fine. After the video finished ...
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VSE Motion Blur?

So I'm editing a video with someone jumping really high, and I've masked them out, animated them, and it looks fine, except for the motion blur. The person I've masked out is way too crisp! Is there ...
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Output from the node editor to the sequence editor

I want to remove a green screen from a video. I know how to do it with the node editor but i can't send the result to the sequence editor. When i try with Add > Scene, it only show me the 3d scene(the ...
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How to avoid gradient banding while using a video sequence editor?

I rendered a 80 frame test animation in jpeg format. Used Blender to create the movie. The output format is mp4. The bottom image shows the first of the rendered image on the left extreme. The image ...
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Video Sequence Editor - How to make subtitles?

Is there a way of adding Subtitles directly in the VSE? Or do I have to make an animation of text meshes and add it to the video via a Scene strip?
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video sequence editor- how to render video with reversed picture order?

How can I reverse the picture-order (like the rendered video plays from end to beggining) in VSE? is there a quicker way than to render it as individual pictures and renameing them so that the order ...
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VSE proxy custom directory

Imagine you want to edit a documentary film in Blender and you have hundreds of 4K video files. Generating multiple proxies at once is possible now in Blender but challenging, you cannot import 200 ...
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Cannot load movie files on Ubuntu

I am starting to use Blender to edit videos on Linux. What it's wrong if I add a movie in avi format and it only works on Windows but not on Linux? In Linux it says that file cannot be loaded. If ...
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Compositor: Export movie files

I have a composition with multiple file out nodes, and I would like to output movies from some of them instead of an image sequence. Is this possible ? If I use the video sequence editor, I can't ...
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Blender audio-visual don't sync

First: Please don't flag this as a duplicate, because all the questions in the Stack Exchange don't even near answer my question. So, I have a bunch of movie strips I want to combine in the VSE, as ...
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Automatically inherit an imported video's encoding

I use the Visual Sequence Editor to compile highlights from my aerial drone. After editing the source(s), I want the exported video to have the same dimensions, fps, encoding, and quality as the ...
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Zoom Background Image in the VSE

Blender 2.74: When "Use Backdrop" is checked in the VSE, we can see the video clips in the background of the VSE; the clips will adjust to the size of the VSE, they'll be "full frame". I'm trying to ...
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Drag and drop multiple files in the VSE?

Is there a way to drag and drop multiple video files in the VSE at once?
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How can I use more than 50% of the CPU when converting image sequences?

When I wanna convert a sequence of images into a movie file, only 50% of the cpu are getting used. How can I increase this number and accelerate the whole process?
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How to save an audio file

I have a video where I deleted the animation part and I only have the sound. When I try to save the file it saves as .blend, how can I save it as an mp3 file. I ...
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Poor performance with h.264 VSE

Sorry if this is a noob question but I started using Blender today as a free video editor and now that I'm rendering my project, it's taking a lot longer than I was expecting. The project is ...