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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 to create a Blender camera to follow real camera in video?

I have recently taken videos with a drone that I would like to edit in Blender. I would like to attach some objects that I have rendered in Blender into the video to simulate what the houses in the ...
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Streaming camera view on image plane

I want to create animation with smartphone which will be translate view from one of cameras. Can I somehow connect phone_screen/image plane to camera view? Or will it be simpler to make another ...
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Sequencing a set of images using Filmic-blender crashes Blender [closed]

I am using Blender 2.78 I have rendered a set of png images out using Blender's default colormanagement settings, loaded them into the sequencer and output as h264 video. Then I tried out Filmic ...
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How do I apply effects made in the compositor to the Blender VSE?

I recently did some green screen compositing and color grading for some footage in Blender's compositor. I would like to learn how to apply these effects to a video strip in the video sequence editor, ...
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Strange render output for video + 3D

I just finished editing my video which consists of a Mp4 overlain with a bunch of texts generated from the 3d viewer. I made each text a separate scene (the texts have animation) and added them using ...
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Pull clip info from crossfades/fades via python

How do I pull information on what clips affected by crossfades/transitions and fades via python? I know I can pull the type of clip with this script, but not the affected clips of crossfades and ...
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Efficient video workflow without multiple renders?

I'm trying to use Blender as my primary video editor, I love the concept of imposing 3d onto videos and also being able to add effects and color correction, etc. My problem is the workflow. I have a ...
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How can i edit videos in compositing mode?

ok so i understand how to edit videos in the movie/video editor that blender has but i would much rather edit my videos in compositing mode via using a movie clip and simply applying all of the ...
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Blender video editor - why can't I see my tracks?

I'm editing a video, and I was moving one of my .png images using a transform effect strip when all of my tracks apart from the text layers disappeared from the preview? I think I may have hit ...
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Timestamps unset for encoded video, a future bug?

joining audio and video together (both exported from the VSE of blender) using this ffmpeg line: ffmpeg -i input.avi -i input.flac -c copy output.mkv I receive ...
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How to convert images from logarithmic space to linear?

Some software have the ability to convert from/to Cineon logarithmic space to linear. It also appears that Blender had a node named log2lin in some point (in 2.4 maybe). Is there a way, addon or node ...
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Why won't my mask display a full image?

I am trying to impose an image on a video, I made the mask and the alpha over with the video, image and mask, but it shows up like this: Also, How can I get a mask to display multiple images, like a ...
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Render a “long” video (> 2 mins) in one step, without running out of memory

I feel like I am missing something fundamental. Here is my problem: I am producing videos (10-30 minutes each), using the Video Sequence Editor – there is no 3D modeling involved here, just stitching ...
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how do I keep my videos from speeding up?

When I am saving videos in the Video Editing part the video itself is going at twice the speed while the audio stays the same. I can't seem to fix it and have no idea what to do.
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How can I add a glow to a tv screen without ruining the video playing on it? [duplicate]

I am producing an animation where there is a tv set playing an episode from the Twilight Zone series. As you can see on the picture, the image on the screen is crisp and clear, but as I will dim the ...
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Can Blender work with 4k video? [duplicate]

Hi I am a huge fan of Blender. I've been using it to edit video perfectly. Since recently I need to edit 4k mov files. (each strip is between 1 or 2 gb) And it is too slow to work with. I noticed that ...
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how to add frame numbers over footage in blender video editor

simple noob question, how to add frames footage in blender video editor like the image below?
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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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Multiple movie textures in scene (Cycles)

I have got a scene which consists of multiple objects with different movie textures. It seems that only the movie texture of the last selected object (not objects) will update in the viewport and ...
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Video footage becomes slower than the 3d after animation render

So, I'm trying to composite my 3d character with my video. My video was 1920x1080p with 23.97fps. So I set the render setting on blender to 1920x1080p and 23.97fps. But when I do render, after it ...
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Playback skips and plays frames slowly with new audio?

I have a video in 1080p and inserted audio. When I play this back, the video preview window is lagging and skipping frames. The audio however sounds normal. This problem does not happen when I only ...
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How to make a simple one image + music mp4 video?

so, what I want to do is very simple : I'm a music maker/composer (industrial and dark ambient)and I want to upload a track on Youtube. So, what I have to do is this : have an audio track, and a ...
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How to swap camera angles?

Consider a cube, a wall and two cameras (A and B).The cube moves toward the wall and crashes through it. Camera A tracks the cube as it moves toward the wall at which point the camera view / angle ...
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Achieving wipe effect in video with (motion tracked) mask revealing 3D object

An object in a video clip should be tracked to move a mask across the screen, revealing a 3D object (extruded text). Imagine a shot of a sheet of paper on a desktop. The paper is pulled out of the ...
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Translate track marker 2d position to empty in 3d space

How do you transform a track marker to a empty in 3d space? I only need the 2d position relative to the camera's view.
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Need workflow to render color-corrected video

So I got the video file imported into Blender via the Node Editor. I already played with the nodes to my satisfaction. I need to rotated it still, as it was shot with a phone (vertical). After that I ...
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Video Editing: Unable to create Keyframe

I've imported a long MOV file (50 mins, x264) and I want to do some speed control over it. I deleted the audio track to focus just on the video track. I have dope sheet and graph editor open too. ...
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How to force multithread on video rendering? [duplicate]

I use Blender as a video montage software and the issue happens during rendering. Blender doesn't use all the cores of the machine. In fact it uses only one. However, I set the threads value to fixed ...
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How to have video play at same time as animation?

If I have a moving picture/video that I want to implement into blender while I have an animation playing how would I do so? I tried making the video the background image, I put it as a material for ...
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How can I turn the frames rendered by blender in an animation into a video?

I made an animation in blender, and I rendered the animation. However, when I rendered it, Blender exported the animation as individual frames and not a video. How can I turn the images into a video? ...
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How to overlay a 3d animation over a movie with proper depth of field effect

I searched the Internet for hours without success. I am able to create an Animation and to add the depth of field to the rendered Scene. To overlay it with a real Video I created a plane which ...
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Editing a Real Dog to Talk [closed]

Is there any way I could use motion tracking to make my dog look like she's talking? I've seen people use After Effects to animate a dog's mouth and facial expressions, but I couldn't find any ...
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Limiting the amount of frames a mask is active

I am following the tutorial http://www.aryanwisdom.com/action/study/video-editing/blender-tutorial-overlay-a-video-of-a-head-onto-another-video/ I created a mask where an image will be walking ...
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Split Screen Video- My videos combined won't render with sound?

I looked all over stack exchange, and I couldn't find an answer. So I'm making a video where there is two of me in the same video, by taking two separate videos and combining them. My video with sound ...
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I'm having trouble with image rotation

I'm trying to import an image into Blender that I can make rotate continuously. It's just a simple 2D circular image that I want to make rotate. For an example of what I'm trying to do, see the last ...
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Keep strips height when pressing home

I am still trying to get familiar with Blender's interface, to use it for video editing. Now, when you press the home button, it shrinks the strips in order to see the whole timeline. I would like ...
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Render output for iPad and smart TVs

I am a newbie so please be gentle.... I am trying to edit large MP4 family videos (a couple are mpv files). I have tried multiple options for my output files ( as I said I don't really know what I ...
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Making an animation with a transparent background blender cycles render

I am currently trying to export a animation with a transparent background to lay over the beginning of my YouTube videos. I got this idea from the famous YouTuber captainSparklez. I have tried ...
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Fake Video Interference in Video Sequence Editing

How can I create fake video interference in clips placed in Blender's Video Sequence Editor? For example, I would want the image to shift every now and then, as well as switch, in a sort of old-TV ...
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How to make particle grains move across screen on render?

So for a video I'm working on, I'm trying to achieve an older film effect so I followed this tutorial: https://youtu.be/-1zr1zFQawA I worked out surprisingly well for the most part but I noticed ...
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Blender is deleting half of my video

So I wanted to record a timelapse of me doing something in Blender and then edit said video in the same software; but I am having a really weird issue every time I try to put the video into the editor....
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Movie clip resolution changes when added to an input node in Compositor

I'm using Blender as a video editor. I want to remove the green screen background from my clip and replace it with my own image. There are plenty of tutorials on how to do that, but I'm hitting a ...
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I have a project with multiple video files that I want to pack for a render farm how should I do this?

I have a project with over a dozen video files in it. Now I know how to pack regular images into the into the .blend file, but it seems not to want to work so well with video. How would I go about ...
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When I render my video, the resulting file is only 30 seconds and not the minute and a half its supposed to be

The video is in 1080p and starts at frame 300 and ends at frame 1202. The video itself is in 29.97 fps. Anti-Aliasing is at 8 and the video is saved as a Xvid. It is using RGB. The bit rate is set to ...
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Blender Video Editing: How to create custom effect strip?

I would like to create a custom effect strip for the VSE (Video Sequence Editor) and add it into the Add->Effect Strip menu. In my case I want to create a copy of the Transform effect, except with ...
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How to affix video overlay to 3D model?

I'm looking to make a video demoing an iPhone app. I have an .mp4 file with a video of the interactions on the device. Now, I want to import it into Blender as a 3D plane and affix it to a model of an ...
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Cannot open or start avi movie file error not resolved with correct file path

I have been editing a video in Blender on a Windows 10 machine for a while now, and I am finally ready to render, but when I try to render out as an avi raw movie file, I get the error ...
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How do I make my background image in VSE visible?

I imported my background image. It shows in default view but won't show in VSE, how do I make it visible?
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Frames Dropped During Motion Tracking

I'm having a really frustrating problem with camera motion tracking. Every time I reopen my save, (Tracking points on a video [an MTS file] to composite an object on the video) frames keep getting ...
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Motion tracking stops at a certain frame before the end of the shot

I have 7223 frames to track, I set my track mark it only goes to 762 then stops. Even though it does not do that usual thing when it loses it mark, I still reset the mark, then go one frame at a time, ...