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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Moving strip content in Blender Video Sequence Editor to make place for insert

When halfway the timeline of a Blender Video Sequence Editor project I want to insert new material at the position of the cursor, the material on the strip I'm inserting on will need to move to the ...
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Smooth stepping while compositing

I'm new to Blender's Video editing and was trying to cut a piece of music into a loop when I realized that Blender's compositor doesn't let me move the audio clip without 1 frame step, or change the ...
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How do I export clip as video? [duplicate]

I'm brand new to Blender. Had used KDenlive for video editing a couple times, but it wouldn't handle the large file (30 minutes) I'm working with now. I keep web-searching & keep finding adjacent ...
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Can Blender's video editor work with text source files?

I am looking for a video editor that can read and write source files in text format. This would let me version-control the edits, and keep the heavy movie files separate from the lightweight edit ...
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Video editor 2.8 not working

When I open a "save as" in 2.8 my file comes up but when the video opens all that comes up in the video editing software is my audio and video edits but the video and sound itself don't play/show. Is ...
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How do I fix the Zero Channel? My video preview is running slow at 4 FPS

The Zero Channel in the sequencer no longer turns bright orange to load clips of the video. It stays a dark orange even if I play the animation. Previously I was able to have bright orange segments ...
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Need help with hotkey for blend setting

I'm trying to, when in the blend mode menu, be able to press a key and get "overdrop" to be selected. It used to be binded to 5 or 6 in 2.79/2.79nightbuild....now I have no idea if its binded to ...
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VSE 2.8: Is there a way to move 'timeline-cursor' by clicking in the timeline like in 2.79? [duplicate]

Finding it really difficult to edit when you consistently have to move the mouse cursor up to that tiny rectangular area above the timeline in order to move the green scrubber/timeline-cursor (I don't ...
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How to enable Frame Blending in 2.8?

In Blender 2.8 I added a "Speed Control" effect strip and set "Multiply Speed" to 5. I'd like to make it so that it blends/combines 5 input frames into each output frame. https://docs.blender.org/...
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Error when trying to render lossless h264: “Could not initialize streams, probably unsupported codec combination”

I'm trying to render a video project in a lossless format (according to this answer specifically) but when I try to render it says: ...
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Synchronising audio sound with video sound [duplicate]

I imported a video file and audio sound in the Video Editing, but the sounds don't seem to go at the same speed. The frame rate for the video is 25.00 frames/second but I don't know what I should ...
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How to synch audio with video when both tracks are from same source?

I am using the VSE in Blender 2.80 on Windows 10 to add cards to an existing video in MP4 format that is about 20 minutes long. I placed my cards and have chosen the following settings: These are the ...
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Video editing: weird transparency blending with “Alpha Over”

I'm working on a video in the sequencer, and as part of this I want to overlay a scene containing some text. The text is rendered via node-based shading, and in particular uses a "clouds" texture to ...
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Video editing: keyframe values not setting

The problem I have encountered when using Blender as a video editor is that when I set keyframes the values do not stay set. Instead all keyframes adjust to a value of 0.0. The keyframes appear in ...
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add camera to linked scene

Ok, what i had in mind is to get something like this: single subject, multiple camera animations. So what i taught is to have a base scene with the subject, link this scene multiple times, add in ...
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Video Editing: Inserted picture differs from video

I am just editing a video I had done for a friend. I plan to use a freezed frame by rendering it from a video and then insert that rendered picture after said video. Now I have the issue that the ...
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Is There A Difference In What Render Engine I Use For Exporting Edited Videos Or Frames To Videos?

If I have an edited video and I want to export it would there be a difference in what render engine i have set it to?
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Number of markers in VSE?

I'm wondering if there's a way to show the number of markers you have in a sequence in the blender VSE? Thanks
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Green screen transparent layer questions video editing

I have two (newbie) questions: 1)I have made a green screen video transparent in the compositing-tool. But when I am rendering this image (without a background image) and I am trying to place this in ...
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Python: How to pan and scale GizmoGroup with background

I have coded a custom GizmoGroup to manipulate the effects strip in the VSE visually. It works in principle, but unfortunately I can't line up the gizmo with the picture, because the gizmo ignores any ...
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How am I able to make an image slide or squish in the video editor

I've seen old guides on who to do this but using Transform Offset seems to no longer work, and only changes where the picture stays stationary, I want it to move from the top of the screen to the ...
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blender video how to add color border to an item in a video

I would like to ask for help with adding some color borders/edges around an items(tools) in the video. People will hold tools and moving with them. I want to show on the video particular tools. I am ...
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If I Put In OpenEXR Frames For HDR Would I Be Able To Use Blender To Export The Video As HDR

If I were to make 120 HDR Frames would I be able to use blender to export it as a HDR video?
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How do i fix banding or flickering in a sequence photo video?

I was uploading photo's that were made from blender to make a photo sequence video on turbo Squid and when i finished i started getting a banding effect or flickering effect in my photo sequence when ...
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VSE Transform Animation of a Single Image (logo)

I have searched everywhere for this very simple tutorial and I can’t find anything. What I am trying to do is quite simple, I want to have my logo come in off screen, then stop at the middle of the ...
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How to map “CHANGE FRAME” to mouse right click in Blender 2.80 in the VSE

I use the VSE to do my video editing with the option "Select With Left" activated in Preferences. Under those circumstances, in all beta versions of Blender 2.8, as well as the older 2.7 releases, ...
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VSE: Preview of current frame when dragging strip handle isn't working anymore

Two months ago I cut a music video in VSE with many movie strips laying synchronized upon each other (on different channels). I loved how the preview window always showed the current frame of the ...
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VSE and Compositor

Can you add a strip on the VSE to add a compositing to a strip of video or do you need to compose the part of the video separately?
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Cutting video (not in the regular way)

How do you remove part of the background on a video and put it on another video. what I mean is something like this https://youtu.be/UcRtFYAz2Yo?t=14 .I believe it has to do with mask or green screen ...
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Is there a way to cache the video in the sequence editor?

In the sequence editor, when you load an image strip, it can be slow. You have to play the video twice to "cache" the video. Is there a way i can just click a button to do this, like how you bake a ...
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Blender won't respect video alpha

I've exported a video in Davinci Resolve (Container: Quicktime, Codec:DNxHR) which is a codec that is alpha approved. But when i import the alpha video into blender, blender for some reason doesn't ...
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blender2.8 VSE make proxy spends a lot of time

I drag an video (51 sencond , 451m , AVC1 , MP4) to blender and make proxy, but every proxy spend more than 5min . it is too long to wait is that anything i need to deal with to make it faster?
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resaample entire video clip

new, VSE only user here. v2.80. I have 30fps, 1440dpi car Dashcam footage but desired action is far away. Would like to resample to 720 or 360dpi 30fps, w/o loss of pixels & only use part of ...
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Traceback error code while animating in 2.8 2d aimation

I was animating in blender 2.8, I was using the 2D animation default features. Im fairly new to blender, and don't know what this error code means, has anyone else ever had this error? I searched a ...
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Video Editor: Unable to edit 1080p tracks without proxy

Both in 2.79 and 2.8 whenever I import a 1080p movie clip it is laggy when I move it around the timeline. I cannot edit it effectively without instilling a proxy of at least 75%. I don't understand ...
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Video Sequence Editor doesn't show textures on objects from added scene

So basically I have two scenes: the first one is a default scene 'Scene' that I use for VSE and the second scene 'Effects' is added to vse. I used nodes for plane material to properly render a texture ...
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Blender 2.80 VSE metastrip not rendering

When I combine an effect with a strip into a metastrip, the whole strip does not show up (preview or render). I saw that the default blend mode is Replace once a ...
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What does the reconstruction > Link empties to track do?

I am following a tutorial on motion tracking and I came across "Link empties to track" option in the "Reconstruction" tab, please what does this action do?
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(Blender 2.8) Accidentally had “Autosplit output” enabled when creating a large render, any way to quickly stitch em together?

As the title says I had "Autosplit output" on when making a large render, I feel like a lot of these options get set not by me, also had "Stereoscopy" enabled at some piint which I did not press. ...
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How do I make link/button with in a Blender video?

While I'm using the video editor, how do I provide a link in a Blender video? Clicking on a button in a Blender movie, and it takes you to a site.
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Really low FPS in the preview window of the video editor

First time using blender and I'm not very experienced using video editing software either. I'm trying to preview a video game clip that's 1080p 60fps. The FPS of the preview is around 2-4, and ...
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Karaoke like subtitles - which mode/view to use?

my goal is to add some nice effects (karaoke like) to a video. That would be eg - smooth color change/dancing ball (like here https://youtu.be/6Zqx7kOAHas), magnifying glass, focus change. With ...
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Blender 2.80 AV Sync missing?

I just installed Blender 2.8 and for the life of me I can not find AV Sync anywhere and video editing has become impossible. Is there some new setting I am unaware of?
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Why is the video sequencer changing the color of the PNG files I am trying to render into a movie?

Ok, so, I've tried everything hence putting this question up here. Here is one of the generated png files of a project I am working on I generated the project png files with the below color ...
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How can I match render to tracked footage? (VSE, 2.8 release candidate 3)

I'm making a video with a little geometry dash course on top of real footage. I tracked the footage as well as I could, made the course, previewed the scene before rendering, and it looked perfect. I ...
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There is no sound in 2.80 but was ok in 2.79

I have started using 2.80 Opening a 2.79 project I have no sound in 2.80 (was ok in 2.79) What do I do wrong? Any suggestions?
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How do I remove the green background in video and leave it transparent before exporting file to image sequence? [duplicate]

This is my first time in working with green screen. I'm new to green screen. In video below, I have written a word "characteristic" in Gregg shorthand. I'm testing writing against green screen. If ...
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Can Blender video editor speed up a video?

I have a mp4 video that plays 3 FPS and I want to speed the FPS up to 24 FPS. Can I do this in Blender 2.8 video sequencer? When I use the Video Sequencer Speed Control, with Speed Factor 1, ...
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How can I render scene in VSE to render once and loop

I don't know if I worded it right but is there a way to render a scene in VSE then have is cache so it does not have to render the same thing over and over when it repeats? I tried to turn on the ...