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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fading an adjustment layer

I'm trying to add a color adjustment to a strip in the VSE and got that working fine, but I'd like it to fade in and out rather than hard stops and when I add the cross or gamma cross, it just fades ...
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VSE, python API: get time point in video file under marker

There is a scene in Video Sequence Editor with several video strips one after another in time. Each strip corresponds to a video file. Along the timeline I have several markers. What I'd like to do ...
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How to programmatically add an effect strip

I have some test images. I want import all images into the sequence editor, one image per channel. But I want to add a transform effect strip for each image and tune it. I want to do this all ...
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Blender VSE - speed control and cross effect at the same time

I try to use cross effect between two stripes and set speed control effect to one of these stripes , only one of these effects works (the one which is on the top).
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How to create a shape in the UV image editor for using as a mask in VSE?

I'm using Blender for editing desktop recordings that I make using Open Broadcaster software. I would like to highlight areas of the screen to draw attention to them by surrounding them with a red ...
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Change or update audio start with video texture start frame

I am looking for a way to link the video texture start frame with the audio start frame in the video sequencer. My intention is as follows Import multiple movies as Image plane in Blender Then ...
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Blender VSE Renders audio/video out of sync

I've seen a few other posts in various places about this problem. But having tried all the ones I've found I'm not sure what else to do. My problem is that Blender renders my video out of sync with ...
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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 to join two areas using python?

I'm working on a script which should add a trim mode to the sequencer. The preview area is split into two preview areas, until the trimming has finished and the two areas are joined again, but I can't ...
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How to edit vertical Video in VSE?

I add video (shot in verticle mode) in VSE the video shows horizontal Change put put resolution to vertical frame Height 1280 px Width 720 px Add effects Strip Transform and input Rotation value -...
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Is it possible to change frame rate by interpolation in blender?

I know Blender does not yet support interpolating frames using any sort of motion detection etc., but is there a simple interpolation routine that uses say alpha blending of adjacent frames to ...
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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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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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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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Video preview plays at old frame rate after changing it

How I found this problem: First, I opened Blender. Then, I opened the "Video sequence editor." Since I knew I would be working with videos at 60FPS, I changed the frame rate from 24 to 60 FPS in the ...
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Compositing video layers in 3D space

Here's what I need to do. I have a footage of a street. I want to add several people walking. Each person was shot using chroma. I understand how to remove the green using nodes. I understand how to ...
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Delete time from video project

I want to delete the frames between 100 and 200 from my project and have all strips automatically shift to compensate (thus, pre-delete frame 200 automatically would become post-delete frame 101 ...
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Transition from one background to another as object moves in front of camera

I have a mesh object passing in front of a camera; the camera is locked in a fixed upward view. The background to the scene is a sky full of moving procedural clouds. I believe the node setup is ...
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Cameras' Timecodes Within VSE?

I recently started working with Blender in order to do some video editing for a research project. In it, we are using multiple GoPro cameras to capture the same scene from different angles. ...
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Importing mp4 into blender

I am having trouble importing an mp4 into blender. The mp4 was created using Android Debug Bridge screen record feature. When I drag the video in, the first and most obvious problem, is that it says ...
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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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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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Visualize Speed Control Effect Strip

Is there a way to visualize the effect of a Speed Control (SC) in the VSE? For example if I use a SC with a Multiply Speed value of 1.5 I want to see in the movie strip or maybe with a marker where ...
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Custom Drag and Drop for importing .srt files

I made Subsimport that lets users import .srt files into the VSE. I'd like to improve it by allowing users to drag .srt files into the timeline instead of having to click the "Import" button. Does ...
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How the speed it up a portion of a video, and also all of it?

I just started yesterday with Blender, so this is maybe a basic question. I have already seen how to speed it a whole video using "effect strip - speed control". The problem I am trying is when I try ...
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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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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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NLE - Workflow for editing one big video clip containing many sequences

I'm not sure what would be a good way to edit a big video clip containing many distinct sequences. Before starting to put the final video together, I'd like to cut the individual sequences, give ...
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Set the default Blend Type

When I add any strip to Blender's Video Sequence Editor, the default Blend Type is Cross. Is it possible to change the default ...
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“Unsupported channel layout” Error, when trying to render with AAC-Audio

I try to render a Video with Blender's video editor. Under Output I set FFmpeg video as file format. Under Render I set Container...
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how to retrieve movie clip details with a script?

I primarily use blender as a video sequence editor for existing movie clips. Generally I want to remove a few frames and then render the movie with the same output format as the movie clip that I am ...
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How to apply same keyframes properties on mupltiple strips in VSE?

I do video editing in blender for youtube, and I find my self repeating same stuff again and again because I don't know how do I apply same keyframe properties to multiple strips and it became very ...
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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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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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Is there a way to “push” other clips in the VSE?

I have a number of clips in the video editor, and I want to rearrange them. Is there a way to grab and move a clip, so it'll push the other clips behind to make space for it? E.g.: I want to ...
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How to add an animated time controlled text effect to the VSE

I'm trying to edit videos for my dance group. What I'd like to be able to do is have an overlay that I can set the B.P.M (beats per minute) and I can display a simple metronome + counter over the ...
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Lossless 10-bit colorspace (yuvj420p) video output

Using GoPro footage which are in 10-bit color space (yuvj420p), and using Blender as a video editor, the output seems to always be in 8-bit color space. How can I preserve the 10-bit color space? ...
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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 ...
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White background turning grey during video creation

I use filmic color management and cycles. I have done a 360° turntable animation and created 120 PNG frames (8 bits) with pure white background. However, when I create a video from this PNG sequence ...
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Is there a way to control master volume in vse?

I know that you can change the volume of selected sound track but its annoying if you have many of those.Is there a way to change master volume or are there any sound mixer options available?All ...
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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 suddenly slow like hell

I've been working all the day long on a video project using the VSE. I am using very low def footage (720 x 406). The editing was mainly finished and Blender was working fast (playback 24fps). Then, ...
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Packing image and movie strips

How can I pack image and movie strips that I have in the video sequence editor? I have tried selecting the pack option in menu File/external data but when I latter restart the blend file, I find no ...
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How do I save a blender file as a MP4 in 2.80 video editing? [duplicate]

I just started using 2.8 for video editing. I've rendered the video but it always saves as a blender file. And it makes it hard to put the videos on YouTube. Is there any way to save it as a MP4 file.
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How to remove aliasing from two images displayed on top of each other in the video sequence editor?

I have two images that are displayed one on top of the other in the video sequence editor: Each image has an accompanying transform to apply scale and rotation: On closer inspection of the rendered ...
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How to Add Timeline Marker via Python?

I'd like to add a Timeline Marker via python script. How can I do it? Using bpy.ops.clip.add_marker() requires me to have the context for command, so I'd prefer something like ...
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Video editing in mediocre hardware

I was thinking of an idea to edit full HD videos in mediocre hardware. Firstly downscale entire video clips to a lower resolution eg. 640px. Edit and play around with these low res clips. Then let the ...
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How to select the entire set of images to put into the video editor [duplicate]

I've seen videos on how all one has to do is press Ctrl + A to select an entire bunch of images to create/edit a movie in the VSE from images. However, that was in an older version then 2.77. There ...
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VSE snap a strip to the begining of your editing

In the VSE is there a way to snap strips to the begining of your editing? For example you've deleted the first strip of you editing, your editing now starts at frame 200 and you want to move all of ...

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