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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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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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How to render an animation as video in Blender?

Yesterday I was working on a simple animation, an animated logo. Here is an image of the progress: I already have the animation working and everything is okay with the project, but I can't figure ...
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Blender 2.79 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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Some Data Failed to Reconstruct, Motion Tracking

I added tracks and stuff, but then when I tried to solve motion track, there was a error that said: Some Data Failed to Reconstruct and it also said to look into the console for details, which I ...
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Is it possible to take a mask clip and 'connect' it to a specific point on a moving object?

I have a video clip of a car driving by from left to right. My goal is to add a decal (mask) to the car door. Right now I am painstakingly moving the mask via X and Y.
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How can I upload Blender videos to Youtube?

So I'm trying to upload videos to Youtube, but it says it doesn't recognize the file format. I made a simple edit with the video sequence editor. I imported a picture and gave it a longer duration. ...
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Preview and rendered video from VSE suddenly shows nothing

I started using Blender couple of weeks ago to edit some of my video clips. Spent quite a while editing this one, and everything worked fine. Video rendered as it should. The whole project consists of ...
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Joining 2D tracking markers with an offset

Is there any way to join tracks with an offset (like can be done in After effects)? I'm looking for a way to create a gap less 2D track. (It will be used only for 2D stabilization) This is an ...
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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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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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Camera Tracking markers

I want to do some camera tracking. The things that I will be filming does not have a lot of detail on it, so that I will have to place some extra markers here and there. I am not sure what kind if ...
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How to mask animated objects so they aren't visible past a certain area?

I am animating objects that will be rendered with video footage in the compositor. My difficulty is how to apply a mask so that the objects disappear when they expand past a certain point. Objects ...
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How can I enable mp4/h264 as an output option in Fedora Linux?

I know it is possible to output a render as a video in mp4/h264 (as well as mkv, etc) however, it does not appear as an option for me. This is blender 2.64.2, on linux (FC17), ffmpeg version 0.10.7: ...
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Video and audio strips of imported file out of sync?

I have captured some 1080p video game footage with Open Broadcaster. Now I would like to edit it using the Blender video editor. First of all, if I understand this correctly, I have to set the frame ...
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Solve error high with good track?

So I recorded some Footage in front of my school and tracked it. The tracking points themselves seem alright (I think) but I get an average solve error of around Five. Here are my settings: The ...
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Compositor renders video zoomed in

So, I made a video, and what to edit it using nodes. The viewer node shows the image as it should; however the Compositor node outputs the image zoomed in by 50%. Is there a reason to this? I have ...
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audio track and video track are not the same length

Given that av sync is on and the correct fps is set, why would the audio track and the video track not be of the same length. When the video file is played in a media player, no such problems occur, ...
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How do the AV-sync, Frame Dropping and No sync in Timeline work?

How do the AV-sync, Frame Dropping and No Sync options in Timeline work when working with audio and video?
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How to use a video as a reference on a plane?

Can I use a video to texture a plane so I can use it as a reference for animating? It is important that I can view the texture without rendering the scene. Edit: After loading an image as empty, I ...
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How to save animation as a video format [duplicate]

I am basically trying to make an intro for my youtube channel. I am sort of familiar with the program because I was playing around with it for a long time, getting the basics of it. With the help of ...
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How to avoid gradient banding while using a video sequence editor?

I rendered a 80 frame test animation in jpeg format. Used Blender to create the movie. The output format is mp4. The bottom image shows the first of the rendered image on the left extreme. The image ...
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Overlaying an image to cover a face in a video?

I am trying to make a youtube video and in the part of the video I'm going to have a image of a face on top of my face to preserve my privacy. I tried going frame by frame with a picture that has a ...
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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 can I render the entire video in Blender VSE?

I'm making a video project in the VSE. My video is 3 minutes long however, when I render it I only get up to 10 seconds or less. It only reaches up to that part of the video. What can I do? Do I ...
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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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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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Why will audio and video not sync in rendered video file?

When I import a movie clip into Blender's VSE, I match the resolution and framerate (1288 x 1032 at 25fps in this instance) and the audio and video strips appear to match up in the display. With AV-...
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How to Enable Frame Blending in Blender 2.74?

I can't find the option that supposedly existed in Blender 2.49: "Enable Frame Blending". Does anyone know where it is, or where is its analog? I shot a sunset - 30 minute video I want to turn to 10 ...
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How can I do color keying using the VSE?

I've been playing around with the VSE a lot lately and I was wondering about its tools-- the strip effects-- and what you can do with them. One effect I want to pull off in the VSE is color keying, is ...
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Extract sequence of frames from imported MP4 - scripted?

I would like to extract a sequence of images files from an imported mp4, ideally using a script. I'll then analyze the images with python to start extracting cues and other information, so they don't ...
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Interlaced footage in the motion tracker?

Blender seems to be interlacing my footage in the tracker/video editor, but nowhere else does it look like that, even if I make blender render it through the sequence editor. This footage is ...
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Can't find MPEG in the output settings [duplicate]

I am using the latest version 2.79 for windows, and I made a short video. Now I tried to render it as MPEG and it doesn't show up in the options and after a lot of research I can't find a solution to ...
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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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No audio output in rendered video file

I am trying to render a video (that is not a .dvd file) with audio using Blender. So far, I haven't had any success; all of my rendered clips have had the audio missing from the playback. I've tried a ...
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Blender's video and audio don't sync when editing

I imported my video file and for some reason (even though the video is one frame smaller than the audio) the video and audio do not sync after being played back for a certain amount of time. If I were ...
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How to speed up a video in the VSE?

I'm making a tutorial, after a little work of strip I would like to speed up the video the seconds seems last longer (maybe because I've use video of different qualities) so I would like to increase ...
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VSE: Can I move an audio track in smaller increments than one frame?

I am using Blender to mix the video from my camera with the audio from my external recording setup. It works great mostly and I am very pleased with it. But the problem is that I can't start the ...
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H.264 encoding settings for High Quality HD (1080p) and High Quality UHD (4K)

Producing animations/video is quite new for me. I want to create Quicktime/H.264 videos and I have difficulties to find out what H.264 encoding settings to use for 1080p (25 fps) and 4K (25 fps). By ...
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How can I access the video editor?

I just downloaded the software and don't know how to get to the video editor. All I see is a 3D maker or something.
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How to export an edited clip into a video file in the VSE?

I am in the video sequence editor, cut out fragments, combined the remaining into one whole new clip and do not know how to procede from here on in order to obtain a video file (h264, mpeg4). I ...
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Pixelate Faces in the VSE

I need to hide faces from videos I make. I've found tutorials on blurring, which are great, but the render times are too long to be practical. So in place of that, is there a way to pixelate the face ...
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Adding multiple green screenplates into an animated 3D environment

This is my first question here and I am relatively new to Blender... I am creating a music video of band members videoed in a green screen environment to be placed on an animated 3d stage. I will ...
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Can motion tracking and Video Stabilization constrain to y axis only?

Is there a way to remove or ignore the tracking data of x or y axis? I just want to stabilize the up/down motion in a video because I'm doing a panning shot (rolling on wheels). As you can see, the ...
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How to see bundles and back projecting points of different colors?

According to the wiki: Bundles makes sense after solving the movie clip, and it works in the following way: the solved position of each track gets projected back to the movie clip and displayed ...
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Timebase error when encoding

I am using Blender's Video Sequence Editor and it won't let me render it. The error message... Timebase 20999/500000 not supported by MPEG 4 standard, the maximum admitted value for the Timebase ...
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Audio/Video out of sync in rendered video, but not in VSE

First let me apologize to ask this question, as this has been basically already asked, for instance here, here and here. However these answers don't seem to provide an understanding what's really ...
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Why, despite matching FPS, does the audio not match the video in the rendered file?

Currently working through Match Track Blend (version 01) with my shiny newish computer w/16 GB Ram on Windows 7. Have set my Sequencer / Clip Editor Memory Cache Limit to 8192.A On rendering the ...
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It's possible to create a 360 Video in blender?

like this one http://www.airpano.com/360Degree-Video.php?3D=Video-Bromo you can turn around...If I draw a scene how can I render a video like that? and wich format is it?
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Can I use blender as a photo and video viewer?

I want to know If I can use blender as a photo and video viewer? Like If I have a photo on my computer I just have to press "open with" blender and blender automatically open on the UV image editor if ...
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Workflow to convert rendered images to video

I have had recommendations to render images, rather than animation, so if an error occurs I do not need to rerender the entire sequence. I like the idea, but have had issues with high quality ...