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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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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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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How can I take a snapshot of the last frame of a video?

I have a video clip and I would like export the last frame for further processing with Gimp. How can I extract or take a snapshot of the last frame of a video? I'm interested in solution on Mac or ...
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Movie editing : VSE or compositor?

Currently editing a short-movie in Blender (~11min), I did reach some limits of the VSE. Some part of the movie is black and white, and for the first time Blender began to give me "not enough colors" ...
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How to invert colors in the image sequence editor

I want to create a multiply style replace effect but the reversed color scheme. easiest way I can think of doing this is to invert the colours of the strip I am working with, but I cant find out how ...
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Extract sequence of frames from imported MP4 - scripted?

I would like to extract a sequence of images files from an imported mp4, ideally using a script. I'll then analyze the images with python to start extracting cues and other information, so they don't ...
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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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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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How to create a video with audio comment?

I want to make a tutorial video where I explain something. In most commercial video editors, there is the possibility to see a video and to start a live audio record. Is something like this also ...
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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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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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Cannot see scene strip over video in VSE

I've created some 3D text and want it to be visible over the movie strip shown below. This works well until I insert key frames to move it. Why do I loose the visibility of this text when I animate ...
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Is it possible to render video sequence animations with network render?

I would like to render a lengthy video sequence in the VSE faster using network render. It works great for 3D animations but I can't get it to work with video sequences. The result is usually a blank ...
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Extract audio to file from movie clip - with Blender?

In this excellent answer I learned how to extract a series of individual frames from a movie clip node. This solution suits me well - there is a python script, and a few nodes, and it runs ...
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How to mask triangle out of the video strip in VSE?

Im struggling with masking portions out of my video in VSE. I need to mask two triangles at each side of the video, because when positioned next to each other in 90 degrees angle (via transform layers)...
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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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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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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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(v. 2.72) Input movie's audio/video is in sync, but VSE output is floating and desynchronized between audio and video

I've captured some .mkv files with Simple Screen Recorder (SSR). When I watch these individual files, they play fine in Mplayer. The sound and image are in perfect sync. I hear clicks from my mouse ...
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Scene added in VSE with local timing

I have several scenes (Scene1 and Scene2 in the example) with videos and effects on them. In a main scene (AllScenes), I have added all these scenes in VSE to make one movie. My problem is about the ...
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How can I drive the Switch nodes True/False value?

In the compositor I would like to add a driver to the Switch Node. I want to watch a frame value from a VSE strip. When the current frame count equals the Strip start frame I want to switch the node. ...
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How to get automatic keyframing to work with the VSE Transform tool add-on?

I successfully downloaded and installed the VSE Transform tool add-on found at https://github.com/kgeogeo/VSE_Transform_Tools into my blender. Through the add-on, I'm able to click on the VSE viewport ...
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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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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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Best video format to use for multiple resavings

Okay, I'm making a video heavy on special effects and each clip will probably be run through Blender at least four times. Once for de-interlacing and setting the frame rate to 30 (I might use ...
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Can I copy a video strip from one opened Blender into another?

I have a project where I have a video, I added to that video some text and I sped it up. I want to re-use that project/video within several other projects. At the moment I have 2 blenders opened. One ...
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Why can't I drag files from File Explorer in VSE?

I am trying to drag files from a view with the File Explorer into the Sequencer view of the Video Sequence Editor. However, my mouse drag only selects multiple files instead of dragging. I've tried ...
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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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How to make a VSE scene strip render with the openGL render?

Is it possible to have a scene strip in the VSE render using the OpenGL renderer? I know you can make it render using viewport shading/OpenGL in the preview, but can you do this for the final render, ...
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Why is Blender's V.S.E. Slow?

What I know about blender's V.S.E. is that it can cache a certain amount of frames before dropping frames(Related). But, on my Ipod I have video editors like Imovie, and Cute Cut and there is never a ...
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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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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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Why do the output colours differ from the input when using Filmic Blender in the VSE?

As discussed in Colours from imported MP4 screencast video look dull in Blender, I recently stumbled across what I perceive to be an oddity with the new Filmic colour management: When working with ...
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How do I sharpen video strips in Blender?

I see the Gaussian blur among others, but no sharpening filter.
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Waveform not showing while checking audio scrubbing

When I add an .mp3 sound file to the VSE and go to Playback and check Audio Scrubbing, I don't get the waveform. Why?
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Loop a video mask in the compositor?

Say I have some footage that is 30 frames long, and I want to to apply a mask to it via mix nodes that is 3 frames long. I need it to loop 10 times to cover all my frames. How do I do this in the ...
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Best workflow to mix several takes in VSE

I'm mixing a music clip of my band in VSE. I've got three takes (1 hour each) of the same show, and I would like to mix them. Because of the length of the project, I would need a fast way to change ...
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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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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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Swapping away from Sequence Render [duplicate]

I rendered an animation and then placed it into the video sequence editor to test it, and rendered that as a video. Now I want to render a second animation (in other words, keep working), but when I ...
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No audio playback in VSE but rendered file has audio

I can not get audio to play out of my speakers whilst using Blender 2.77a in the Video Sequence Editor. However when I rendered out a file (mp4) it contains the audio and can be played back on VLC. ...
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Outputting full length of video node to scene

I've got a video node that I've applied some coloring nodes to for effects; output nodes to both composite and view; and I've added the scene into my VSE. Once I had this all configured I then ...
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Rendering only missing frames on animation

I'm rendering an animation in blender as image files and I wanted to render some parts of it first, just so I can see these particular parts first. Also, some parts of the animation, I rendered ...
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Link selection between VSE strip and object?

My current workflow for a project I am working on uses empties in the 3D-View to more easily control properties of strips in the VSE via drivers. However sometimes it gets a little confusing which ...
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Can python access control points of Hue modifier?

I am making a chroma keyer in the VSE and wondered if it possible to access the control point data of the Hue Sat modifier? I would like to build a GUI for easier control of the curve slope but cannot ...
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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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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 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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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 ...
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Can't find the Modifier section in Strip properties to use curves

I am using Blender to do video editing, for most part it has been great. I have been using these tutorials : As you can see from the video there seems to be Modifier section in properties of the ...

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