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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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How to use multiple Effect Strips in Blender Video Sequence Editor?

I noticed that adding a second Effect Strip to a video sequence negates the effect of the former Effect Strip, eg. adding by Speed, the result does not include the Transform effect. What is the ...
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How to apply Effect Strip in Video Sequence Editor

Can I apply and remove an Effect Strip, for instance the Speed Control? I mean like the modifiers, when we Apply them we also remove the controls. I want to remove the strips in the Video Sequence ...
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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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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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How can I add a second layer to a video?

I want to add an object to a video. I tried to set transparent background, but it doesn't work. In VSE preview is want I want, and render result is what I get.
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VSE not playing in realtime (not caching)?

I have some exr sequences in the VSE, but they won't playback at 25fps. Some parts play fine (random), but then it feels like it is caching again at 6fps or something. No matter how often the loop is ...
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Video encoding (renderer): VP9, webM

Is it possible to encode video with VP9 and make webM videos? If so, how? The help doesn't include either in the list of formats/codecs.
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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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How to speed up Blender Video Sequence Editor rendering? [duplicate]

When rendering a simple video in FullHD right now (one video track, one audio track), the encoding process takes about one second per frame. Let's say I'd like to render a 5-minute clip in 24fps: 5*...
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H.265 support in the VSE?

Will we be able to edit 4k H.265 footage in the VSE in a near future? Thanks!
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Is it possible to animate the speed of a strip?

I want to accelerate the speed of a video and decelerate some seconds before it ends. I wonder if it's possible to do it into the video editing. I know how to increase the speed of a strip but, what I ...
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How can I render a sequence created in the video sequence editor?

I loaded 320 PNG files as an image sequence in the Video Sequence Editor and then applied a speed control effect strip to extend the sequence length to 960 frames (it's stop motion intended to be ...
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A better way to composite one video sub-clip over another with chroma key?

What I want is to chroma key a short segment from one video strip (a title overlay in the middle of a longer video), over another video strip background. I can't see any compositing options in the ...
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Can't see any image preview in Video Sequence Editor

I've added two strips of images after the video strip and converted their blend mode to Alpha Over. But there is still no preview image in VSE when pressing "Play". What should I do? Filetype of ...
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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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Editing with proxy images [duplicate]

Is it possible to edit in Blender with proxies (reduced low res files) and then ask Blender to replace those for the final editing with 4k high res files? Low and high res files would be numbered ...
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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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How to treat video material with non-square pixels

I want to edit video material from a PAL DVD, i.e. 720x576 pixels with a pixel aspect ratio of 1.09... The final cut is supposed to be rendered to a video file. Therefore I am wondering whether it ...
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Blender rendering fileformat: .file

So i have made a video and i started rendering in AVI format, codec H.264 with MP3 audio and when I'm finished rendering it's just a .file file. If I open it using windows media player it runs, ...
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How to make better quality 1080p videos in the video editor?

I am trying to use Blender to edit game play videos that I capture with Nvidia's Shadowplay. I have learned what I know so far by watching these Blender tutorials which will be linked below. My ...
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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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Library Linking with compositor and VSE

Let's say I have the characters linked to a scene named "Shot_002" in Shot_002.blend where I did the animation. I can link the Scene to a new .blend file and use it in the compositor, or I can link ...
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Is there a way to preserve unfilled areas in stabilized footage?

I've tracked a video, and the stabilization looks okay. However it's very shaky, so a lot of the video needs to be cropped off. Is there a way to keep the pixels from previous frames to fill these ...
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Unable to import movie [closed]

I'm very new to using blender, I installed version 2.69 from the software center (using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). Whenever I try to import a video into the sequencer I get the following error: File ...
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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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Is it possible to automatically move other strips while dragging another strip?

Imagine you click a drag a strip on the sequencer. When the strip comes in contact with another strip I think it would be useful if the stationary strip would adjust around the influence of the strip ...
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VSE: Can I move an audio track in smaller increments than one frame?

I am using Blender to mix the video from my camera with the audio from my external recording setup. It works great mostly and I am very pleased with it. But the problem is that I can't start the ...
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Practicality of fade-in/out transforms in Blender

My knowledge for doing fade-in/fade-out transforms in Blender's Video Sequence Editor is based on the answer to the following question: https://blender.stackexchange.com/a/2104/6335 What is ...
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Display frame rate during playback

During playback of a video file, my configuration (2.72 on Windows 7) does not show the frame rate in the upper right corner of the Video Sequence Editor's Image Preview window. How can I turn it on?
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Proxy is built for deleted strip instead of short segment

Using hard-cuts I selected a small segment of a longer strip. (The longer strip is no longer in my sequencer; I deleted it.) Then I chose a 50% proxy and did a "rebuild proxy". All is fine. But ...
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Mismatch between 2.69 and 2.72 interfaces for Video Sequence Editor window

In the 2.69-based tutorial I am following, this is the interface shown for the Properties panel of the Video Sequence Editor set to Preview: In the 2.72 version I am using on Windows 7, this is what ...
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stretched movie when masking?

So I'm masking in the movie clip editor, and I noticed that the video is compressed on the sides to where its a square now, and When I use the mask in the vse, it comes out stretched out, but still ...
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How to move or slide an image in VSE

I would like to know if there is a way to make an image move or slide to another point using the video editor.
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How can I see a preview of the sequence of PNGs in the VSE?

I want to create a video from a png image sequence. I have imported all images to Blender: But I can´t see a video preview as shown in the above image. How can I see a preview of the video's output?...
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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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How to compile a stop motion movie in the VSE with python?

I have a ASCII text file, which holds the data for combining images into a stop-motion movie as follows. ...
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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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Video/Animation choppy in the VSE

I have converted my video to sequence of tga files as I have read the work should be quicker and better as I would like to cut the video. However the framerate I got is somewhere about 10fps instead ...
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Time Displacement in Blender?

So I have said this earlier, but I love watching Adobe After Effects tutorials, and recreating them in blender. But I have this problem that has happened in a few tutorials now. Its where people use ...
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how to match deinterlaced video to audio using Blender VSE

I have a single audio-video strip in VSE which has video part 2x longer than audio. I can not deinterlace it and have proper av-sync. Here is a more detailed description: I'm using last Blender 2.73 ...
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Why does the frame range setting behave differently when using multiple scenes in the Video Sequence Editor?

I am having trouble to understand how Render > Dimensions > Frame Range works when used together with Video Sequence Editor. Start a new scene. Create 2 keyframes for the default created box at ...
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How to use Node Editor for the Video Sequencer?

How can I use the VSE with the node editor? I've tested about two addons and one script, and nothing has worked out. The best result was to use the VSE Compositor Node proxy, but it is only ...
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How come when I render my animation, the audio is clipped when I stitch together the pieces?

I have a slow computer, and I have an animation of 4400 frames. If I render all at once, it would crash. So I made this Python script to try to help me: ...
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Color differs from Cycles render in Video Sequence Editor

I've made a space scene, rendered it in cycles, and saved the animation frames as .png pictures. Than I used the Video Sequence Editor for making a video out of these pictures. But the result of the ...
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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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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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Compositing versus video sequence editor for combining video file with own animation

I need to make a video where I take a movie file and add some of my own blender animation to it. Last time I did this I did the whole thing as a standard blender animation, with a "screen" object in ...
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Workflow to convert rendered images to video

I have had recommendations to render images, rather than animation, so if an error occurs I do not need to rerender the entire sequence. I like the idea, but have had issues with high quality ...
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VSE. Textures missing when combining video clips with 3D scene [duplicate]

In addition to a few video clips I have added a scene with a 3D model to my video sequence editor. Now the final render of the video does not appear to have rendered several settings that I have given ...
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add titles using the VSE

I want to add titles to a video (like the titles in the end of Sintel) using the blender video editor. I made a long Image using GIMP and I want to scroll it in the end of the video. Probably I need ...