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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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Using a video from the Video Sequence Editor in the Movie clip editor?

So what I want to do is track a video that I have edited in NLE, but when I click on the movie icon whilst in the Motion Tracking layout, the list is blank.
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25% Proxy on 2k video and 2fps, what did I do?

I am editing mostly 2k video footage in the vse (edited down to about 40 seconds or so). I have set 25% proxies and set the scene preview to 25%. This allowed me to preview at 24fps (the fps of the ...
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Blender rendering at 2x speed

I hard cut a video into two segments and deleted the middle. Then I put in a fade to black and rendered out the video. Playing back the rendered file is fine up until the fade to black. After which it ...
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Best lossless video output format for later conversions for web

I'm creating an animation (with sound) in blender that's gonna be an HTML5 video. As browsers are quite picky, I'll probably need to embed the video into the web page in multiple different formats for ...
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Render without video in video editing

I've prepared a video in Blender, but every time I render I get only the audio and I don't know why, how could I solve? I'm using a Mac. While rendering, what does No layers in render result mean?
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Encoder timebase is not set error when rendering

So I shot a scene with my camera, and imported it into blender's video editor. I then proceeded to splice the video and audio in at least a dozen places. When I try to render my finished video, I go ...
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Blender rendering blank videos

I am seeing a strange behavior with Blender. Let me explain the detailed workflow of what I do. I use OBS studio to record my screen and audio. The output is produced in mp4 file. I edit the video in ...
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How to make working security cameras?

I am rendering a cctv room where theres a camera looking at an object and output its view on a screen Heres a simple setup as a quick visualization. The Camera on the right sees the cube and output ...
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3D Tracking an object that follows camera motion

I have a unique scene that I am attempting to solve for motion. It is some aerial footage of a camera following a moving train along a track. The camera is basically flying alongside the train from a ...
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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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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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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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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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Manual video stablizing

I have a shoot some footage of a firefly standing still on a wall at night and blinking every half a second or so. The result is very shaky including some sharp pan movements. Its mostly very dark ...
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NLE - How to separate and export shots on a video clip

I have a short film and I want to separate each shot into a separate video file. I've already cut the long string into each shot and named them accordingly. Is there a way to render and export each ...
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Tracking in video: Offset an entire track?

I'm tracking a clear object in my video for stabilization that is moving in the direction I want it to, however I want the actual video to not stabilize on this location, but rather at a point that is ...
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How to render video in H.265 HEVC?

I am able to edit H.265 movies in VSE by adding them like any other movie. Does anyone know how to render a resulting project in H.265 using Blender? I've tested v2.72b on Ubuntu 15, as well as the ...
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How to find and identify keyboard shortcuts?

What is the best way to more easily identify keyboard shortcuts, specifically for the video editing capabilities? For example, a set of keyboard stickers.
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How to dissolve into particles a moving person on a RGBA video footage (using BI)

I have a slow pc with no GPU, and I want to know the best way to dissolve into particles a moving person on a RGBA video footage (using BI). Take into account that a wind simulator should be used with ...
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2D Stabilization with Autoscaling: Where can I read out the resulting resolution?

I am rock-solidly stabilizing a jittery movie clip and am interested to export as much from the cropped movie clip as comes out of it after Autoscaling, in whatever weird resolution that might be. (...
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2D tracking: problematic rotation stabilisation

Using Blender 2.70 to stabilise moving shots. The shot in question has extended duration and the camera moved around a lot, but the image is fairly stable. Thus we need to get rid of small bumps, and ...
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Texture Video Progress Depends on Render Starting Frame

I'm struggling to understand how Blender processes video as a texture and can't find anyone else online who has the same problem as me. To give some background: I have recorded the screen of my ...
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Speed control on video strip adds black frames at the end of sequence

I'm using Blender to edit and put together short timelapse style video with voiceover. I've put the voice strips first and now I'm adding pre-rendered timelapse clips, which I need to stretch or ...
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Editing video frame by frame

I want to create a video by merging subsequently added .png files and by giving them differing frame durations. Can I or if I can how may I achieve this editing? Reference video: https://youtu.be/...
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Why are my dark areas so blotchy in video renders?

I've been using blender for about 3 years now but I only recently built a computer capable of doing more complex renders. My renders look excellent when rendered as a png but when I render as a video ...
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Making 3D background blend in with video

So I'm building a 3D set that I can green screen in since I can't afford to build or rent a pro studio. So I'm having some trouble with making it look real with video footage, or as close to real as ...
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Blender Save Video into Blend

I am using this script for playing videos on planes, cubes etc. It is working fine for me, but when I send my runtime to my friends (videos included in the folder), the videos wont show up (only ...
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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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Why do my flames look horizontally stretched when rendered?

I have a scene where I want a car to look like it is on fire as I drive by it. When changing to RenderMode, my motion track looks good (enough). It is in the right location and does not move ...
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The Video I assigned to a Material is not running, where is the problem?

I rendered a shadeless version of the Animation i made and want to now set it into the TV in my animation so that there is a 2D version of the same scene running in the TV. You can already see the ...
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How to add motion blur to already rendered image sequence?

I have an image sequence that I need to make less choppy. I didn't add it while rendering. I know there is a script for it here. but I am not sure if it's the best way to go at it. Any thoughts?
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Setting up Tracking Stabilization via Python API

I have a project that uses the (Intel) RealSense camera and I am capturing a short set of frames that feature a single face. The camera SDK provides me with a good way to do landmark recognition in ...
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Blender drops last few seconds of video from imported MP4 (with correct framerate)

I'm importing a ~15 minute .mp4 into blender using the "Add Movie" feature. My problem is that the video track is missing the last ~2 seconds of video. The frame rate is set correctly (25fps)--...