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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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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Create a file that contains object *and* movement data that can be imported to Blender

I'm experimenting (outside of Blender) with some algorithms that place balls in a larger box, then incrementally move these balls to optimize positions until they reach an optimal state. Now, i would ...
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Workflow and image/video formats for rendering high quality photos as animations?

I want to preserve as best I can the quality of digital photos taken in RAW format and then rendered as animation sequences in Blender. My workflow is as follows: Process RAW (.cr2) images with ...
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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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Fastest way to keep the last frame of a clip persistent

I have a video clip I would like that the last frame of this video clip last more seconds so the user can see it very well. Which is the fastest way to keep the last frame of a video persistent on the ...
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How can I take a snapshot of the last frame of a video?

I have a video clip and I would like export the last frame for further processing with Gimp. How can I extract or take a snapshot of the last frame of a video? I'm interested in solution on Mac or ...
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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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Can I use Blender in a slow-motion video workflow?

I am capturing video on my Canon 7D at 60fps with the intent to play it back in slow motion at 24fps. There are some Linux-based programs that will do this, but they are usually kind of buggy and I'm ...
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Camera Solve Error is not displayed

I'm following a tutorial on Camera Tracking, but my Camera Solve Error is not being displayed where it should be (in the green box): In the tutorial video, at one point it just appears magically. ...
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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 reduce video light flicker with Bender?

This is more of a compositor question. I have a video that I filmed (actually, it's stop-motion), but it has lots of light flicker (and I mean lots. Every frame is brighter or darker than the other). ...
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Play movie, image, or image sequence at specified time?

I have a live-action shot of someone holding a gun and fake-shooting. I want to add muzzle flashes with Blender's compositor, so I grab my muzzle flash stock image to overlay onto the shot. How can I ...
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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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Why is my render all blurry and pixelated?

When I render out my blender animation project into a video file, it blurs, pixelates, and glitches in some spots. Why is this happening? Is it because I'm using Ogg Theora with Vorbis as the format? ...
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Have a video sequence be driven by an audio track

Let me start by stating that I have just recently picked up Blender to use as a Video Editor. Given that my knowledge is limited on this software, I have came across an issue which I can not ...
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Render from pre-calculated data set?

I made a physics simulator and have a pre-calculated data set of point positions for each time step. Can I programmatically render each frame individually with the data, output to an image with ...
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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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How to automatically join stripped pieces of video?

I'm using Blender for non linear video editor, I'm simply removing dead times (times in which nothing happen) in my video using hard cut (Shift + k) after this process I've got something like this: ...
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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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Can Blender make a timelapse video?

I was wondering if there is a script or addon that allows me to make timelapse videos of my blender projects? For example, is it possible to add a camera to the scene which takes a quick image of ...
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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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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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Strange frame rate

I made a video in 1080i and it is 25 fps, but when I put in video editor it has twice more frames, as 50 fps video. What could be the problem?
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Rendering into video with Blender in Python, frames to video

Im trying to render directly from a python script in Blender, and I almost got it. But there is no information on how to do it in the docs. Actually, the code I got so far is from here With the ...
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How to rotate source video in Movie Clip Editor - Blender 2.68

After importing my footage in to the Movie Clip Editor, I find that it is not oriented the way I would like. What is the easiest way to rotate this in Blender?
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Problem rendering a video (Cycles / Node Editor / VSE)

I am trying to import a video to use as a background. I used cycles render but the video doesn't show up. I uploaded the video using video editor, then added the scene then added alpha over to the ...
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Rendered video pulses to lower quality and back to high quality

In my output video there a pulse that occurs after the number of frames specified in the "GOP Size" setting. With the setting of 18 that I have in the image shown below, the pulse occurs every 18 ...
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Low quality mp4 renders

I have imported a 337 MB mp4 video file with no audio into Blender. In Blender, I am primarily just adding audio and then rendering back out to mp4. However, the rendered video quality is drastically ...
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How to make objects in a video glow?

Regarding my previous question, how to remove background, I wish to do the following: There will be a narration so I will need each object to glow while I talk about them, how can you do this? Please ...
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Strange artifacts during camera transition when rendering movie

I'm rendering a movie from a series of PNGs with the video sequence editor and the H.264 codec. When the camera changes from the static position to moving there is a strange jitter artifact (see video)...
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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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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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Screen recording with Blender

Is it possible to record a non-timelapse video with Blender's built-in screen recording system? I can't set the capture time under 50ms. That means 2 frames per second.
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Write Apple ProRes files from Blender?

Blender can read Apple ProRes video files. Is there any way to write to that format? I use a video workflow with Final Cut Pro X and used Blender for some retouching and compositing and would like ...

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