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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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Exporting video to .mov in Blender 2.79

In the past, Blender (at least the Mac version) has had the ability to encode video files as .mov, the format used by Quicktime Player. However, with Blender 2.79 this feature seems to have vanished, ...
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Encountering a problem with Camera Tracking

I'm new to Blender I'm trying to do some camera tracking on my 2013 MacBook Air (4GB RAM, 256GB SSD) running Blender 2.79. I'm following BlenderGuru's tutorial. After setting around nine tracking ...
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FFmpeg Max B-frames ideal interval for Video Sequence Editor?

I'm just now discovering the wonders of the Blender Video sequence editor. Problem: Incomplete understanding of Max B-frames render setting on audio/video sync. Video sequence editor plays ...
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How to create a seamless blender day to night transition using hdr

I making a short animation clip for my website, the video depicts a scene of a mountain across two days an nights.Using a transition between 4 HDR the problem is the transition isn't seamless and ...
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Noise Reduction for Video in Blender

I have footage of noisy HD video (too dark) and wonder if Blender's noise reduction applies to video. There is also this Blender add on that is available for a nominal fee, but again, there is no ...
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Can I wrap a video as material on a blender object?

I am new to blender. I want to wrap a 360 video around a sphere in blender. I tried doing so but instead of wrapping the video, only a single frame was wrapped. Can some one please help me as to how I ...
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Simple way to reveal brush strokes, such as in the example [duplicate]

Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLvmXuInbHo I do have access to After Effects, but I would prefer doing all my video editing etc. in blender. Is there a simple way?
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A/V Sync issues after update to 2.79

My video clips which are pulled From OBS, do not line up on blender. I have A/V Sync on. the videos FPS on VLC say it is at 30 fps (plus the raw files DO sync when played back in VLC) and that is what ...
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Generating Camera Motion

I'm a beginner at blender. I want to create camera motion in videos with a stationary camera. Things like translating the camera arbitrarily through the scene etc. Can someone please give me a ...
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How to tilt (rotate in all axis) a video strip in when editing videos?

The tilted video will be played over a tilted Phone image. I added a Transform Effect Strip by winch I can rotate a video in Z axis only. How do I make it rotate ...
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Glass object on video

i'm new on Blender 3D and i want to realized something. I have a video during 250 frames, i just want to add a text object using Glass BSDF Surface material it is possible ? Thanks for answer.
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how do I use keying in compositing?

I have this scene with a green screen in it but when i try to use compositing something goes wrong. what can i do so that only the green screen is affected with an image of my choice. here is my setup:...
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After stabilizing a video and rendering it, I have more shake, why?

I am a Blender newbie, and know that I will have to supply additional info...Please be patient with me :-) I followed this video by Oliver Villar, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nU8zqn091rM. I am ...
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How do I apply Movie Clip edits to my video sequence?

I did some stabilization using the Movie Clip Editor and tracking. I understand that what I have done is just in memory. How do apply the changes I have made in the MCE to my strip in the Video ...
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Compositor: movie file input doesn't work properly with Time Remapping

I've got a animation project where the final render of each frame uses a movie clip frame from an external .avi file as input in the Compositor, so I can merge the movie file and the Blender-rendered ...
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How to Cache Frames Faster in Movie Clip Editor?

I'm trying to track a fairly short (~30 second) video, however while playing through the video it takes FOREVER to cache in all the frames. So far, I have only got to about half way through the clip ...
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Video for motion tracking is missing

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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Motion tracking: the tracker goes out of frame but then won't reappear?

So my problem is basicly this: Motion Tracking objects that go out of frame and re-enter later But the difference is that my markers move out of frame because of the motion of the camera, but they ...
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What is the difference between Clip, Movie and Image of the Add-menue in VSE ?

When you are inside the VSE, there is a menu called Add, you can load different media with it into the timeline. Three of the options of the Add-menu are not clear to me how they differ,namely: Clip,...
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How to overlay a picture with transparency overr a movie clip?

I added a movie clip into the VSE and also a picture which is a cut out head of a gorilla with the rest being transparent (png file). However, when I hover over both clips with the timeline marker, ...
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How do I stretch a strip to work with the speed control effect without loosing footage?

I have a video clip and I made two cuts (I can choose between soft- and hardcuts, but I do not know the difference). I would like to play the part of the clip between the two cuts in slow motion, so I ...
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How to apply the multiply effect strip on more than 2 video clips?

I have 3 identical movie clips stacked upon each other. Each one is slightly shifted to the last. Now, I want to combine all three clips using an effect like the multiply effect, so that one can see ...
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How to activate a node only on certain frames?

My video clip is 60 frames long and I want a node to be active only on the last 50 frames. How can I do that?
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How to add a new audio track to a video clip

I'm using Blender in the video editing mode and I'm trying to add a different audio track to a video clip than the one it originally comes with. The audio works on its own. The video works with its ...
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What format, codec, and color settings should be used for youtube?

There are probably 10,000 threads and articles dedicated to this and I've read about half of them but none of the suggestions are helping. My scene has the exact contrast and saturation that I need ...
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The preview windows in the Blender VSE does not have sound and a blank screen

First of all, I know this has been asked before, however, none of the answers from those post fixed my issue. So I need this answered, so please respond and don't flag this. When I preview my ...
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Audio playback timing is inconsistent

I'm still quite new to Blender and video editing but I'll do my best to provide as detailed of info as I can. The issue I'm dealing with is I used a screen recorder to record audio for the voiceover ...
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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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Combine multiple videos on panels that move around?

I'm making a music video with multiple panels, where each panel displays the video of a different instrument (bass, guitar, voice, etc.) playing the song. I need to animate the panels so they move ...
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How to get original height and width of video strip in python?

Here is the context : I call blender by the command line like so : blender -b -P myscript.py In the python script i am doing something simple, i add a movie strip with no sound and then print orignal ...
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360 Video Editing in Blender?

I am trying to edit a 360 Fly Camera Video File with Blender, but experiencing difficulties. I think I need to convert the equirectangular 2880 x 2880 video to stereographic 3840 × 1920? How can I ...
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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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Background in Motion Tracking isnt shown when rendered [duplicate]

http://imgur.com/a/2y3dA When i render my video, i cant see the movie clip in the background, but in the camera. How can i render the video? Thanks in advance.
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Video Texture Module Resolution?

I got this script from a tutorial: http://www.tutorialsforblender3d.com/Game_Engine/VideoTexture/VideoTexture_Render_1.html It allows to set a video texture In the game that's is a render of a camera ...
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Is it possible to retrieve the rotation component of a single video tracking marker?

I am tracking a set of objects through a video and this time I need to extract the rotation component of a marker, in addition to its location. However, bpy.data ...
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Project Video onto Sphere in Video Editor

I have a specific request where I want to project a video onto a sphere, or simply put: warp a video so that it seems like the camera is inside a sphere. The goal is to emulate a VR experience for a ...
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Imported video's audio has different play time when watching in vlc

I have a recorded video (recorded in obs), that has a running time of 28 minutes 56 seconds. When I watch the video in a video player (e.g. vlc) the last word of audio is at the 28:55 mark. When I ...
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Can i use flash animations as texture in blender?

I'm trying to use 2d animated face on a model. So how do I import or apply 2d animation on 3d models?
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Missing background video in network render

I am using Blender 2.78 I have a video that I've motion tracked and rendered on top of using the cycle renderer. This works fine when rendering locally. I've tried doing a network render with slave ...
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1980s Chroma Interlacing effect [duplicate]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSTAWoER80Y A Blender user in the U.K. made this recreation of old BBC schedule slides from the 80s. If you're watch it closely, there seems to be some fluttering (or, ...
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I rendered a 2000+ frame AVI movie with Blender Render and it corrupted, why?

I wanted to make a movie showing of a 3d model, 2250 frames long, Blender Render, AVI, but after I rendered it it won't open, and when I open it in After Effects only 7 seconds is available. Why is ...
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Blender pure video editor - overlay image with transparent areas

I just want to edit a video I recorded with my camera and add a logo onto it. The logo is a PNG with transparent areas, and I want these areas to show the underlying video. Unfortunately, this ...
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Version 2.78, 3D view, Problems displaying a movie clip as background, how to fix it?

I am using Blender Version 2.78, in the default layout I did the following: 1 to go into front view space to enter command: allign camera to viewport n to open the box on the right selected image>...
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Blender video in which a scene is first untextured and then shows the textures as the video goes on

I would like to make a video from a scene I have done in Blender. I would like these scene to first be renderend without textures, and then, as the video moves on, to get the textures on...Do you know ...
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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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Why only half of my video has been rendered?

I have spent over 9 hours waiting for blender to produce my 19 second video and in the end it deleted half of my video. Does somebody know how to fix this problem? Thanks
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How do I re-link the video of a project when editing on a different computer?

I know this is asked a lot but the answers i found haven't worked. I recently made a speech on a different laptop using blender 2.78 and then i sent the file to myself in an email and downloaded it ...
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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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Color distortion when saving as video file

I want to create a short animation with Blender 2.78c, which should be included in PowerPoint 2010 on a windows maschine. At the end, avi videos are not an option, because either the file size is ...
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I can't seem to sync the audio and video!

Even when I put AV sync in the option, it seems to go out of sync at any time. Also, even when I put a full video in Blender it cuts it off. How can I fix this?