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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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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Making video appear mid animation

I am currently working on an animation. Somewhere in the middle (say frame 200) of this animation, a video has to appear. I use the "import images as plane" plug-in from the user preferences to have ...
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Rendered image different from camera view

I have done a lot of research into the problem I’m having and I think its tied to the way anamorphic video squeezes pixels, but no matter what I do my anamorphic video clip I’m animating, renders into ...
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Blender 2.8 Eevee Transparent Background Output

Using Eevee on 2.8 to create some VFX, however, all the video renders I output still have a black background and not transparent. I have selected Alpha channel to be "transparent" to no avail! Can ...
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eye lighting + export image/video problem

i try to bright up the light and it was super bright, the eye (glass) look great but lower makes darker, is there any other way to make bright light focus only the eye and not other object. Another ...
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Trying to add a scene in the video editing mode I get “No Items Available” [Blender 2.8]

I'm trying to add a scene created in the 3D viewport to the video editor.. this works in Blender 2.79, but in Blender 2.8 it doesn't work. When I try to add a scene created in the 3D viewport to the ...
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Exporting a FreeCAD model to Blender

I am an Engineering student and I am designing some electrical device on FreeCAD. I am a complete beginner but I am interested in Blender because what I am planning to do is to create some fancy ...
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Save MP4 video file in Video Sequencer in Blender 2.8 [duplicate]

I modified a MP4 video file in Video Sequencer in Blender 2.8. How do I save modified video as MP4 file? "File" dose not have the option to save a video file.
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How can I rotate a video in motion tracking mode of blender [duplicate]

I imported a video to a blender, but it is being shown in a rotation of 90 degrees, how do I rotate it back to portrait mode.
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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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Making video visible (camera tracking)

I tried doing my first ever camera tracking.Tracking was nowhere near perfect but im happy with it for now.In the 3d viewport camera view, i can see the animation(i added a 3d model to the video ...
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How to create 360 degree turnable holographic video from sequence of point clouds [closed]

I have a sequence of point clouds in .ply format. Now, I want to convert them into a 360 degree turnable (free view point) video where each frame of video contains data from single ply file. Is there ...
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Why is the video sequencer changing the color of the PNG files I am trying to render into a movie?

Ok, so, I've tried everything hence putting this question up here. Here is one of the generated png files of a project I am working on I generated the project png files with the below color ...
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How can i take a video without render

I want to make animation on blender but first i need to see how speed my models in animation. Render is taking very long time and i can't use timeline because fps is very low. this mean i can't ...
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How do I remove the green background in video and leave it transparent before exporting file to image sequence? [duplicate]

This is my first time in working with green screen. I'm new to green screen. In video below, I have written a word "characteristic" in Gregg shorthand. I'm testing writing against green screen. If ...
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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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How to eliminate, remove or mute audio from video strip

Am new in Blender. In video editing mode I added a video strip that is with sound. I saw mute audio button in other video editors. But in Blender, there is none though in strip menu there are mute ...
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Eevee output low res

When I render animation and output to mpeg4 it's a very very low res file and quality. How do I fix this? I'm using Blender 2.8 and I'm new. 1920 1080 is what I have entered, I have also selected ff ...
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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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Is it possible to use a video for image-based lighting?

When I discovered the use of HDRI to light a scene in Blender, I was blown away by the difference it made to my scenes. What I'd like to know is whether it is possible to use a video to light a scene ...
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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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Blender 2.8 Video editing - annotation

Do you know if you can annotate a video in Blender? I have tried to d + mouse draw, but I need to control when the grease pen stroke is shown. I am trying to add circles to a video sequence, to ...
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360 Video Environment

I am making an animation in which I need to have a 360 video in the background as the environment texture in World panel instead of an HDRi. Is there any way to so this? Thanks.
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Imported audio shows at full length, but video strip is very short [duplicate]

When I import a video in the Video Editor and I click Add Movie Strip, it will add the full length of the audio but it will only ever add up to 4 seconds of video. The video is 20 mins long, if that ...
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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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Blender 2.8 2d animation - to video editing [duplicate]

Just found the new Grease Pencil 2D Animation. How do you work on the animation in the video editor?
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Encoding Video with AVI container from 2.80 VSE

It seems that with 2.80, it is not possible to encode a video from the sequencer with the AVI container in a frequency other than 600 fps? Do you have information?
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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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can i create thug life effect using blender's video editing?

is this possible? doing this effect using blender video editing? like this? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wC-vkFA-lSY
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Is there a way to loop a movie that is also transformed in Blender's VSE?

I'm attempting to loop an .mkv while also modifying the video with a Transform strip. Here are the details: Video is 93 frames Total desired frames for looped video is 705 The Transform strip scales ...
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Video on a plane lagging/not playing full video

I'm brand new to Blender and still trying to play around with things. I'm currently trying to create a lyric video with a background video as a plane with 3D text with animations on top. I rendered ...
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Tracking Problem with floor and wall and other things [duplicate]

I'm try to track a video with a garage. I tracked the garage and the solve error is 0.11 because there is no movement, and now I want to model a sci-fi door that will be placed instead of the garage ...
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How can render a video skipping frames based on any arbitrary rule?

Say I want to render every other frame in the first minute and only every third frame in the second etc? Edit: I need the output to be one video. Best way for me would be to generate an array 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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why is the video sequencer so slow with 4k files 2.79 [duplicate]

currently trying to figure out blender's video editing using Mikeycal Meyers video series and it is all seeming to work but no matter what preferences I change the sequencer responds and plays back ...
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merging similar sections on a multicam strip

How can I merge successive sections of the same channel in the multicam strip? e.g. when after channel 1 section there's another channel 1 section. Can I do this automatically for the whole multicam ...
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[Video Sequence Editor]Blender only using 6% of cpu max appears to be performing the work in a single threaded manner

I am trying to render a raw screen capture video using blender and the rendering process is extremely slow. It is taking about 4hrs+ to render 35mins of footage. I see that blender is only utilizing ...
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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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Does Blender has anything like Adobe After Effects' aerender command-line interface application?

Does Blender has anything like Adobe After Effects' aerender command-line interface application? In long run, I want to automate creating video based on template using images and text. More details ...
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How can I get better results when doing camera motion tracking?

Whenever I do camera tracking in Blender the reconstruction is always zooming out or not on the axis. I have a great quality camera, but the end results of the camera tracking always has the model ...
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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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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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Is it possible to produce animations with Blender on DigitalOcean?

I am trying to produce an mp4 animation with the following command within a DigitalOcean droplet. ...
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Video Editor Has No Sound

I am running Blender 2.8 (May 29th Release, Windows 7, 64 bit) and it seems most of the basic features for the Video Editor do not work as intended. From the default setup on this build, sound does ...
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Video for motion tracking is missing [duplicate]

I was motion tracking a scene, after I clicked on setup tracking scene, I went to my previous saved file, which was before I clicked and on setup tracking scene, but when I came back my scene was gone,...
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How set a posterframe for a rendered mp4 video

When creating an animation and rendering it afterwards as a FFmmpeg video with MPEG-4 as container and H.264 as video codec, I get a black thumbnail/poster frame. For example, after uploading to a ...
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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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VSE overlay mode not working

I am using Blender 2.79b VSE on a Windows10(64bit) machine and while trying to overlay an image over the main background image/video ,the VSE doesn't recognise the underlying image (see example below)....
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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 ...
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Is there a way to “calculate” speed/duration for animation?

So this video of the burning earth is one of my first (Blender) videos. I had made the quite arbitrary choice to let the earth turn in 10 seconds. It seems a little too fast ? Is there a way to "...