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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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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Blender image output is greyish and not white

I already searched the internet but could not find a solution to this. Maybe it is the same question as Why my animation render is getting greyish? but there was no answer. I want to render a video ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can I combine channels or edit them at the same time?

Using Blender VSE I have two channels, an audio channel and a movie channel. I plan to be splitting them up and reordering the splits - nothing too complex. However, with the audio and the video in ...
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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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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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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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VSE: Select all the strips of a given track?

Is it possible to automatically select all the strips of a given track, for example of the track of the selected strip (a kind of equivalent of L in the Dope Sheet)?
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Video Colors Washed Out On Export

Export png sequences. Composite them together in new Blender file with audio. Export as FF-MPEG H.264. Colors come out all washed out and yellow in all media players. Import exported video file ...
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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 add sound to sequencer using python

I want to add music via python. I tried: bpy.ops.sequencer.sound_strip_add(bpy.ops.sequencer.sound_strip_add(filepath="//mymusic.mp3", frame_start=0, channel=1) ...
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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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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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Combining speed control and transform effect strips

I have a video that I want to trim and rescale, and also slow down by a factor of 2. I am able to do this separately, but I can't find the way to combine all the effects. What am I missing?
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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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How to get an IntProperty to update a function?

Or in this case how to get the integer prop(MyInt) to activate the selectTrack() function each time the integer prop(MyInt) is updated? ...
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Video preview window in VSE missing

I've removed the preview window somehow but I have no idea how to get it back. Ive gone through the properties but I can't find a way to bring it back.
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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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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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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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Generate video sequencer project from a script

I have a number of different MP4 files. I want to create a Blender project file that has these files in a set order and each video stream starting at a set start time. I know the files, I know the ...
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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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