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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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Does Blender support importing/exporting REDlog color format?

I'm a VFX supervisor for a student film, and they are filming with a RED camera with REDlog. I haven't found a sure answer anywhere, so I want to confirm: can REDlog video/color be preserved when ...
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Need help rendering a panoramic equirectangular movie of a computer game recorded in box projection mode in cycles

Firstly, I clearly have taken on something for which I don't have enough blender knowledge, but as I have spent so much time practising to get to this point, I don't want to give in. I have made a ...
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Unable to export sound and video into the same file

...I can get one or the other, but not both. I've used the Video Editing component to composite, with a sound track, and it plays fine in Blender, but I cannot get an actual A/V output file, in AVI or ...
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Python script issue

I made a script for Blender that plays a short clicking sound at certain points of the render(I am rendering a video). The render also has an audio track. This is what I used for the clicking sound: <...
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Hiding the Active Movie Clip in a camera track?

Does anyone know how to hide an active movie clip but still keep the motion of the clip for the camera? Or is there a way to copy and paster the cameras path? Or create key frames for the camera path? ...
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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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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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How do I avoid my video input being distorted?

I'm trying to edit some video from a fairly old camera. The video is in 1440x1080 resolution, so my file is set up with those dimensions. However, when I import my video with an Image node, it is ...
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Where can I find free made animations? [duplicate]

Is there a website which hosts many free animations that can be used in blender? Many websites confuse each other with models (technically is model, but animated). For example: https://clara.io/...
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How can I export and store light curves?

It is easy do color correction/grading (Add -> Effect Strip -> Adjustment Layer, then Modifiers -> Add Strip Modifier -> Curves). This can be used for instance to give a "sunset look" to an amateur ...
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Wrong fps when importing footage

I use blender as my main video editor but I haven't used it since last summer, during which I was very pleased with it. Lately I tried using it again but it seems like it is not detecting that my ...
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How do I do a video glitch with wrap around edges?

I want to make a horizontal video glitch that shifts the image across but wraps around on itself. The Translate node can do this to the whole image but won't allow me to do per pixel distortion.
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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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suddenly sound got out of sync

I was making a animation that I made synced up to a MP3 file. It synced up perfectly, but then when i improved the frame rate, the sync was 2 seconds off. how did that happen!? can I still fix this in ...
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VSE: How do you precisely position two video strips

How do you precisely position one video strip to another one?
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How do I edit video with blender [closed]

I have never edited a video in the VSE. What is the least necessary to set up for editing in the VSE? I already have 3 mp4s in the VSE but dont know where to go from here? I am trying to make one ...
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Lossless video output is overbrighted

I am rendering a video with overlayed PNG sequence (clouds with alpha channel). Output settings are mp4, h.264 (Lossless). But final video is overbrighted, however if I change h.264 to PNG codec, it ...
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What a “linear modifier” does on the sequencer?

When on the sequencer, there's this "Use Linear Modifiers" option.. What does It mean? by the guide: "Calculate modifiers in linear space instead of sequencer space." but which is the "sequencer ...
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Colours from imported MP4 screencast video look dull in Blender

I recently recorded a short tutorial video (not for Blender) using TechSmith SnagIt 11 and wanted to edit and render it in Blender. This works fine except for one thing: After having imported the ...
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Why can't an emitter go past 200 frames [closed]

I want to make a cover for a preview of my first animation, so in he middle of my animation video, I put all the models in the main set to make a cover for the video, and grabbed one of the cameras. ...
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Missing audio strip in sequencer after video import

I seem to be having a lot of difficulty with my latest video project. At first, when attempting to import the movie file, it there would be no audio or video tracks visible in the sequencer. ...
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adding scenes into blender video duplicates soundtrack from original video

When I tried to add text to blender in a very specific font, I tried using the method of creating a text object in a scene and then added the scene to the video. Since I was creating a music video, I ...
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Adding wmv video to blender 2.79

In version 2.79 in video sequencer when I try to add movie that is .wmv I get an error message that it can not be loaded. On earlier version there is no problem adding the .wmv file. is there a addon ...
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Blender texture video running faster in standalone

I am trying to fix errors in the standalone I produced and I came along a strange one. Although the video of the video texture is 1 minute and 40 seconds, in the standalone it completes (with lag ...
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How to shorten a video?

Make a Livestream shorter? Is this possible? I am learning Blender still, so I don't know all the shortcuts and quickies on the software. With that said I don't know if this is even possible for ...
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Video Texture Resolution in BGE

I am using the following script I found in a youtube video, to have video in BGE. ...
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Blender Height not divisible by 2 [duplicate]

I make an animation with ffmpeg video format (1280x1115) I did see this problem today. "Height not divisible by 2" and i find a solution. But i don't want to resize or scale my animation. If i don't ...
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Video at last portion not rendered

I'm very new to blender. I've a video of length 11:05 consisting 11082 frames in total. It has video and audio files of same length. The screenshot of settings is: and that of encoding and output ...
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VSE: Imported audio not in-sync with video after 10 minutes

I use the Blender VSE for overlaying live video footage from a camcorder (with noisy audio from the camcorder) with good quality audio straight from the mixer, captured at a live event. I need to ...
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I can't scrub the Movie set as image texture in cycles

I want to do Rotoscoping, in the way you do for animation where real life footage is use to inspire the animation of a character. I almost got it working according to these instructions: Movie set as ...
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How to import 12-bit tif image sequence in Video Editor?

I am having a sequence of tif files of 12-bit depth. When imported into blender I am getting a blank screen. How to ensure that the images are imported properly into the video editor? I tried ...
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Rendered SBS (side by side) video, but only left (_L) side is created

I have created a very simple 3D animation from cube and rendered SBS video, but only left (_L) video is created. I've made the cube to turn in 250 frames, it works OK. I've set side-by-side with Ogg ...
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Start blender in video editing mode & script setup

I am using powershell to install blender on an EC2 instance. I would like it to default to video editing and configure the properties for the project via automation (powershell if possible). I would ...
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Video Software Advice [closed]

I know this is not directly blender related, but I do not know where else to ask for me to get helpful answers. I am working with blender and actually making a video for the first time. I am syncing ...
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I need help making a logo animation transparent for client to use in after effects

I have made an animation in blender of an animated logo. I am ready to render but I don't know how to render it to where the video output is ready to be placed in after effects or other video ...
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How can I make video black and white in the VSE

I have strips of video in the VSE but I want to remove the color from them. How can I do this and get a pleasing result, and can I re-use the effect on other strips?
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Why doesn't Blender render from video editor according to settings?

In Blender 2.79, rendering a video seems funky. I've set up the render details in default view as described below, to render a video to a certain location. I have the Compositing and Sequencing ...
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Flickering effect in video after adding Hue Correct strip modifier

I made a video that was a knock off news report, with a person sitting in front of a city skyline reading up "news". This was filmed in a room with a projector, the projector displayed the skyline, ...
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background video for my camera has gone missing. help? [closed]

I have a video set as my camera background but for some reason its cutting out mid video. Does anyone have an idea how to get it back? it plays the frame before this one
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How do I get H264 on my render formats? [duplicate]

I have used blender before, but h264 is not showing up any way to get it on?
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format for lossless video files for youtube [closed]

blender 2.79 changed up the video export options a bit and im tired of guess and checking for video formats that are lossless and play audio while not being too huge to upload to youtube. i already ...
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Image Sequence Render Awfully Pixelated

I've rendered an animation into images in the hope of then combining them together as a image sequence and then into a video file. However after doing this in the Video Sequence Editor and then ...
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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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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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When a wrap a video around a sphere, how do I get rid of the mesh effect?

As can be seen, there are squares visible on the rendered output. I want to get rid of that and want the video to be smooth. How can I do that? Or what settings am I missing out on?
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Will using python for rendering speed up the process?

I have a very basic setup for blender. I have wrapped a video around a sphere as material, and positioned the camera at its center. I now plan to move the camera around. The camera is set to the ...
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How to use all the audio and video strips in the VSE as a video texture?

I've been able to use images in the past to create a video texture, but for this animation I've inserted several movie clips and audio in the video sequence editor. My question is, is there a way to ...
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Video Codecs missing in Blender 2.79 [duplicate]

Ever since I updated from Blender 2.77 to 2.79, my Codec menu in the Render tab looks like this: . I'd like to render a scene in H.264 and I have no idea why it is missing in the menu. This doesn't ...
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Can I use Blender to find and separate a loop from a video?

I have a video file that has a looping animation over a background image. It is nearly impossible to find the loop with the naked eye. Can Blender, or another tool, detect this loop and cut it out as ...
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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 ...