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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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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How to add a background behind a video?

how can you add a background image with a video in Blender? I would like to use a video from the screen of my phone (the size is in "portrait" mode), and add a background to fill the rest of the ...
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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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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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Is chromatic aberration possible in blender

Can I separate individual colors of an image/video and add another color around it in other position to achieve chromatic aberration
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How to list strips in Blender VSE?

Suppose the duration of the listed strips changed during the project. You will need to refresh and rearrange the strips. In Blender, this seems to be a manual task. But After Effects has the ...
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How to sync audio in blender 2.8?

I have a question. How to sync the audio with your actual video in blender 2.8 video editor, because when I found out that blender finally released, I was confused how to sync the audio and the work ...
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Creating a delayed blur effect?

I would like to recreate an effect similar to that seen at this timestamp in the following video of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3d: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-FoQ1XNoGM&t=462 I believe this was ...
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Animation looks fine when rendered as frames but pale when rendered as video :c

I've made a little animation and rendered it, everything's fine. But when I try to render it as a video instead of as frames, the resulting video looks very pale in color compared to the original ...
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Insert video to sequence editor with python Script

i want to create a button for insert a video to video sequence editor. i have written a script : ...
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How to snap the right edge of a strip to the playhead instead of the left in video editor

I am making a fade out on a shot. I am using a gamma cross from the shot to a color strip. I have positioned my playhead on the place I want the right edge of the color strip to be, but when I make it ...
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Setting specific FPS for video

I have a video that was recorded using my laptops webcam. According to the mplayer tool, my FPS for this video is set to 29.75 FPS (using the ...
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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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How does one animate time in the VSE?

I'm trying to move between slow motion and normal motion on a video/audio strip smoothly, but am having problems animating this. I've tried Individual objects and Entire scene and Time Remapper addon ...
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How can I output audio at 48khz?

Very noob question, I know, but I can't find the answer on Google or in the manual. I'm editing a movie file in the VSE, and nothing else. When I want to render it out, the audio is at 44.1kHz, and ...
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Adjust the image offset and image crop for multiple strips

Initially I had done my video in a portrait size 9x16, but now I want to make it wider - something like 16x16. So I changed the render size, but now all the strips are resized (not proportionally ...
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VSE: Use png images in one channel as alpha mask for another channel

I have rendered a 2D animation from Synfig as png images. It put out the png image of each frame and also the alpha values of each frame as separate png. (basically a white silouette of the animated ...
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Video Editing stereo tracks

I'm editing a video that needs a stereo effect (a sound moving from right to left) and I have the audio file without the effect. I just want to have two separate audio strips from that file for each ...
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VSE: No proper Alpha Over for keyed video scene in front of background

I'm trying to insert a keyed video in front of a background in the Video Sequence Editor. The video is keyed in the compositor in a separate scene. Then I try to alpha over the scene in front of a ...
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Center a movie clip in the Blender VSE

I'm making a video with resolution 1920 x 1080 in the 16:9 ratio. I have a recorded a clip from my phone screen in portrait. I am using my version of the default Video Editor screen layout. My edit ...
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When you hard-cut in the VSE, does the current frame end up on the left or right side of the cut?

I am going insane trying to eliminate a single frame from a strip. The procedure I am attempting to use is: Say for example I want to eliminate frame 10. Position the green bar so that frame 11 ...
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Getting the color of a movie clip under a tracking point

I'd like to fix a movie clip to have constant exposure all over. Instead of fixing it manually I'd like to set a tracking point for an object and use the color information under the tracker to drive ...
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VSE: zooming into preview area

Any way to zoom into my preview range "10900 - 11450" using shortcuts or functions? Actually I can zoom into this area on the timeline using the home button but on the sequencer it will only zoom out ...
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File browser does not show up when operator is executed from a shortcut menu

I'm trying to create an action for the add menu in the video sequencer. I need it to open a file browser so the user can select a file to add. To do this I use ImportHelper, which works great if I ...
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Have it so animation has transparent background to overlay stuff in video editor (transparency)

I was wondering if anyone knows how to make it so the animation renders with a transparent background so in the video editor, I can overlay "Scene" and it will have a transparent background, thanks.
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Rendering Sound In Video Sequencer

How do you render sound with your video in the video sequencer? I already placed a sound strip with the video strip but how do you render the sound with the video?
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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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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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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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Python as module video editing

I am trying to do some video editing using blender in headless mode as a python module. My first problem was that when I tried to import a video using movie_strip_add it always failed even when I ...
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Preview in Video Sequence Editor doesn't show render layers

I have a scene with two objects: the cube on layer 1 and a cone on layer 2. Under the Layers tab, I have set just the first layer to be rendered. In the Video Sequence Editor, I added added my scene....
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Use only audio when mixing compositing and sequencer in post processing

I created a nice movie layout using only the Node editor. I added an mp3 audio file via the video sequence editor. Selected Both compositing and sequence in post processing under render properties and ...
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Why are my video renders pixelated?

I hope you can see how pixelated the face is. But the video file that is being used pre-render is very clear, and I can't figure out why blender is outputting such low quality. Here's the information ...
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Loop animation of an imported image sequence in the video sequence editor

I'm looking into the Blender Video Sequence Editor to create animations out of existing sequences of images. The image sequences are generated with POV-ray. I've downloaded Blender 2.79, I run W7 64-...
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Show Addon Panel in Sequencer only, not Image Preview

I want Bligify's user interface to only appear on the right side of the sequencer in the Video Sequence Editor. Currently it appears in the preview window as well. It would also be nice if it only ...
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python subprocess to ffmpeg/ffprobe errors

i'm having difficulties on an addon to help importing and organizing files in the VSE timeline. Basically, i want a little function to retrieve media informations, and return them. I found a lot of ...
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How to move the handles of a sequence via scripting?

There are the following commands: create sequence editor bpy.context.scene.sequence_editor_create() add strip (name, filepath, channel, frame_start) ...
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Difference between VSE Add Blend Type and Compositor Mix Node Set to Add

I'm doing another lightsaber movie and I just realized something that makes me pretty sad. My workflow is such that I edit, then export reference footage, animate the lightsabers, and then render out ...
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Video renders black

I am using Blender's Video Editor to edit and render videos for YouTube. When I render the video there is audio but the image is black. I've tried restarting a few times, and this has not happened to ...
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Is it possible to access just part of a data path with Python?

I am trying to access just the last few nodes of a data path, however blender tries to execute it when I try to use split or similar functions. What is the proper ...
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Problems with hard cutting videos when using different frame rates and speed control

I'm trying to create a video in blenders video editor that involves a talking head in the corner that is "alpha overed" a power point slide using a transform. The two videos have different frame rates ...
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Sounds don't play at right time when playing in vse

When I hit play on the timeline the sound effects may trigger much earlier than they appear in the timeline, especially if the video has been playing for a few seconds prior to the sound clip. If I ...
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how can I make a 3D object appear behind an object in a video

I'm considering making a VFX video with Blender and I want a 3D mesh in Blender to render partly behind a wall in the 2D video footage. How can I do this?
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Scene playback with wrong/unwanted Sequencer audio

I have a 30 second Scene, that I put at 3 minutes into my VSE - together with some additional "scene music". When I play this in the VSE, it works fine - both audio and video. But when I go to an ...
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Why do my video and audio lenghts not match when I cut?

I love this program! But for some reason I keep having this problem! The video clip is not sped up, or altered in any way. It's just cut off. My FPS does match my file, I checked and double checked! ...
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How to render video in H.265 HEVC?

I am able to edit H.265 movies in VSE by adding them like any other movie. Does anyone know how to render a resulting project in H.265 using Blender? I've tested v2.72b on Ubuntu 15, as well as the ...
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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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Make only some keyframes linear

I know you can make keyframes interpolation linear, constant, or Bezier, but this affects all of them. How can I do this to just a few without dragging the handles?
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Video Sequence Editor: change all data/files paths with python

I want to create a short animation from a series of png image files rendered in another animation program with VSE. I add the effect strip Alpha Under with several transparent overlays PNG files that ...

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