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Questions tagged [video]

Questions related to video files in Blender. Anything from loading a video into the 3D view(as a background image) to exporting an animation is acceptable.

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correct horizon in 360 rectilinear video

I recently got a 360 camera (samsung gear 360) with 2 fisheye lenses, wich are stitched together pretty good in the propriatary Samsung video editor to rectiliniar video. What does not work is a ...
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Help with determining camera specs? Blender Motion Tracking

I have some experience working with Blender's motion tracking capabilities, but have only used cell phone video that happened to be presets in the camera specs dropdown in Blender. I am trying to do ...
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Making video strip end at its last frame after speed modifier is applied?

I have 60 fps video and I want to scale it down to 30 fps: I add Speed Control strip Uncheck Stretch to input strip length ...
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Fast render, low quality

I'm new to Blender and I was using Adobe Premiere Pro before. The task I have is to join several video files together and cut them on begging and end to make full 4h - 8h clips. I realy don't need ...
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Video footage as a material? [duplicate]

I've been learning how to make planet from this course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g8XxmqSP90. Planets textures are used as materials over the surface of a sphere but I wanted to know. Is it ...
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FBX file to video conversion

I have all my action files in .fbx format. Usually i import to Powerpoint and Export as Video with Green background so that i can remove the ChromaKey in my video editor to have the animation. Please ...
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How to rotate source video in Movie Clip Editor - Blender 2.68

After importing my footage in to the Movie Clip Editor, I find that it is not oriented the way I would like. What is the easiest way to rotate this in Blender?
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Why isn't Blender 2.8 applying my compositing nodes when rendering a video?

Using 2.8 April 1 2019 build on MacBook Pro (17in - 2017) I'm trying to remove the yellow background from a video. Per instructions on youtube, I've managed to a decent job of removing the yellow, ...
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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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I only get four video output options

Even when I start a brand new file in Blender, I only get four video output file options: AVI raw, AVI JPEG, Frame Server, FFMpeg Video. I am running version 2.78.5 (I'm using the beta so that I can ...
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trackers not showing after making camera solver

I've been tracking a video but when I add the object constraint "camera solver" trackers aren't showing in the 3D view...can you help me, please? Thank you
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motion tracking - is there a way to automatically clear tracks after they leave the frame?

hi there I am tracking a video with many tracking points to decrease solve error. many of them leave the frame by the end of the video. is it possible in anyway to automatically clear track data ...
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Video Editing in blender 2.8 - FFmpeg renders nothing

I'm trying to edit a video sequence in 2.8, tried it in 2.79 aswell but same results. I'm importing a mp4 with audio attached to it and the only thing I'm trying to do is to cut it down and render. ...
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Blender 2.8 change font in VSE

there is much new features in the blender 2.8 beta> We've had text overlays in the VSE since 2.6. Does anyone have any new or current work arounds or official ways to get various fonts into the VSE?
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To export as WebM in Blender 2.8

When trying to export an animation into webM i get this error I can't find any information about it, what is CQ level? Important: I am not interested into exporting into frames and using other ...
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My video and sound disappeared

So I am making a video for my self and I was saving it cutting it and had different layers for it and while I was editing one strip I would use the sound icon to mute the others running below so it ...
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video on a plane not playing [duplicate]

I can't seem to get a video on a plane in my project to play. The first frame shows correctly keyed and in place, but it just stays on the first frame and never plays when I move through the timeline....
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Timeline cursor missing

My timeline cursor in the video sequence editor is either missing or hidden. I reinstalled blender to no avail. How can I get it back? Edit: I found my timeline cursor as here, but it won't move at ...
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Video editing. Audio and Video strip have different length

When I import a video in blender, I get audio and video on two separate channels. And beside the name displayed on the channel I get some number: ...
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Rendered Video Causing Artifacts In Adobe Media Encoder

So, I've rendered this video (took about 25hrs(Mac book Pro 2015)), and now when I put try to encode it to .mxf it has lots of artifacts. I'll provide links and Blender file Below. Here is a picture ...
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Could not open file for writing?

I have been using blender for a few years and this is the first time I have come across this problem. I am running 2.79 on Ubuntu. I was trying render a short test video for a new project and I came ...
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How can I preview all of my video strips?

I have pressed something, not sure what... and now I cannot preview all of the strips in my video, eg; I can preview sound, but not image. If I add a new clip, then this previews fine. The strips I ...
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Compression & Color change

I was using blender to render some animations for a personal blog, and I was hoping to embed the videos seamlessly into the post. I know that my website uses a background of 0xE3E5E7, so I set that as ...
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How to render interlaced video (2.8)

How can I render my scene to interlaced video, I don't want progressive. I use latest blender version 2.8. In 2.7 there was a "Fields" option somewhere but I cant find it in 2.8
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Encoder Timebase is not set - audio duplication error, FPS problem

I understand this question has been asked but I cannot find a solution to my particular problem. When I try to animate my video project I get the error 'The Encoder Timebase is not set' - through ...
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Nvidia Series 10XX on Mac OS

Does anybody use any Nvidia card (1050, 1060, 1070, 1080)on a MacPro 5,1 or else version of Mac? I did not find any benchmark on Nvidia cards on Mac, the "sheet" of Blender developpers using cards, ...
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How to make image sequence?

I searched that image sequence is a faster way to make the video. But does it come out smooth? How do you make the image sequence at the first place? I only found tutorials of the conversion into avi ...
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Why is Blender muting the first split second of sound in the rendered video file?

To replicate: Render a video sequence with an audio strip at the beginning. Extract the audio from the video file using ffmpeg: ...
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How to add a border to a single videoclip

I just started to use blender because Camtasia is crashing like ***** al the time and Techsmith doesn't seem to care. I have a few thing tackled like adding text, resizing and i can make things move ...
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Missing frames in video

I've been trying to render an animation through keyshots, but I'm having issues rendering it: When I render the animation, all the frames are rendered, then when I play the .avi file of my animation ...
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Audio in parts of exported video is out of sync. (Blender video editor)

I'm new to blender and I just finished editing a video montage. In the exported version I noticed that the audio is out of sync, but only for one or two of the clips I used. Every video clip I used ...
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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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Copying mask key frames but different shape

can I copy keyframes of one mask to another but with different starting shape? I need to move it only in x-axis and y-axis, I mean no need to further change the shape. Just to like parent this mask of ...
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Why does the color output change?

The png's are rendered well. The size, color, everything fits well. But when i convert the imagestrip into a MP4 file, the color output of the Video has changed. The black isnt black anymore its ...
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How to composite output of multiple scenes?

So, I was looking around the web about the max number of frames per scene, which is 1,048,574. BUT the Blender docs state that "In practice, a finished work is typically composted of output from many ...
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How to add vfx footage to blender?

hello everyone am curious as to how do I add my effects footage(as in I downloaded a video effects footage pack so I want to the video I want to edit) to my video clip in blender
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What's wrong with the prefetching?

I'm currently messing around with camera tracking and I've noticed a strange issue. Whenever I prefetch the footage, it works, but from frame 129-160, the blue line isn't there. On playback, once the ...
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How to tie two tracking points and text

I can tie text with one point. I can track 20-30 points and build full scene, but it's to long. I need easy way to tie two tracking video points and text.
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Encoder timebase is not set error when rendering

So I shot a scene with my camera, and imported it into blender's video editor. I then proceeded to splice the video and audio in at least a dozen places. When I try to render my finished video, I go ...
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Video editing missing feature(?)

I need that a movie clip strip is scaled and moved in different positions along the time. I am not using blender as 3d editor, but only the video editing mode. I can't find a way to move the video in ...
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Exporting issues (no thumbnails in windows explorer)

I've constantly had problems with video encoding when I'm looking to make wallpapers for wallpaper engine. I've tried asking on the forums on steam but they (literally the developer) aren't sure what'...
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Texture Video Progress Depends on Render Starting Frame

I'm struggling to understand how Blender processes video as a texture and can't find anyone else online who has the same problem as me. To give some background: I have recorded the screen of my ...
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View video at any angle

How can I see a video loaded in the background at any angle? not only in the view of the camera or left right up down
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Why is part of the motion tracking dopesheet grey?

I motion tracked and solved a bit of footage and on the dopesheet it has different colors. I know green is solved motion, red is not solved motion, but what is grey? It also has the required 8 ...
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Speed control on video strip adds black frames at the end of sequence

I'm using Blender to edit and put together short timelapse style video with voiceover. I've put the voice strips first and now I'm adding pre-rendered timelapse clips, which I need to stretch or ...
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Blende 2.79a. Video Editing

After rendering an edited video the new video is about 1 Gig more than the original. Why? It seems excessive to me. Original Video Specs: Frame width: 1920 Frame height: 1080 Total bitrate: 15112 ...
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How can I render a scene with music?

I have tried to render a scene with background music using the video editor (Blender 2.80 beta), but the editor does not let me add the current scene to a channel. So how can I do it? Should I first ...
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Extreme Video stretching in the VSE

I rendered a 10 second animation with 230 frames, but when I uploaded it into the video sequence editor in the exact same blend file it got stretched to 6 minutes making it off sync with the music. ...
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No clip preview

.blend clip preview missing. Checked settings against another .blend file with active preview and settings are the same. Conundrum... Why no clip preview?
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Videos not uploading into video editor properly

I'm having a problem with the video editor where the "movies" I'm trying to upload into them aren't uploading into the video correctly. They do this There is no way to move the clip past the 0 mark ...