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How to set Frame Range automatically to video length

Your problem - from a VSE point of view: You want your End Frame Range to be set to your newly imported Footages length. The solution: While still hovering over the VSE view press PageUp. Hover ...
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How to set Frame Range automatically to video length

Go to View > Range then select Set Frame Range To Strips and it's done.
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Blender image output is greyish and not white

Why is this happening? The image's colorspace, and the color space that blender is using to display them are not the same. Images displayed in a different color space will always look wrong The ...
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What's wrong with the prefetching?

You probably need to set a higher cache limit in your preferences. It is under the System tab. The default is 4 GB which may not be enough for what you're doing.
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Use masks as part of materials in cycles

No, the MCE or UV/Image editor's masks will not translate upwards to the 3D view. They occur in the post phase of Blenders sequence of operations. Also I am told that its to hard to make a ...
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how to add frame numbers over footage in blender video editor

In the scene preferences turn ON metadata. Select the information that you would like to see in the frame. You can choose to see the scene properties but not the strip properties unfortunately*. Here ...
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How can I move tracking markers along the timeline?

Tracking points are uniquely associated to the clip and to every frame. The tracking points in the graphs and dopesheet are just for information and to visualize possible errors, and are thus not ...
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How to delete a mask in the movie clip editor?

Hold down Shift and click on the X button right beside the mask dropdown. This will unlink the 'mask data-block' from your file. To get rid of the mask's data, ...
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Why won't my mask display a full image?

The reason it is not working like you expected is because you are using a mask. Right now all you are getting is a black and white mask that has no transformational information so all it is doing is "...
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how to add frame numbers over footage in blender video editor

A way to do that is to use the Animation Nodes addon to easily link a text strip of the VSE to a value. Once your video added to the VSE, add a text effect strip: ShiftA, then 'effect strips' and '...
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Change default_frames_limit trough Text Editor script

Its the clip associated with the space. Similarly to a text in the text editor, an image in the image editor, what is known as the context.clip in the movie clip ...
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Blender image output is greyish and not white

Two things to keep the white... well, white. Connect your image texture directly, without a shader (to get rid of shadows) Change View Transform to Standard (to keep the max RGB values of white) (...
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why I am getting Black & White when I render

Use a Color Mix node set to Add, instead of a Math Node. Math nodes output B&W as can be seen by the color of the output "dot":
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Incorrect Rotation for Imported Vertical Video in *Movie Clip Editor*

you can open your movie in video editing and then insert the rotation value 90/-90 as you need it and then just render it out and use the result for your tracking.
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How to set Frame Range automatically to video length

When your MCE is open, you could just use this line of Python to achieve your goal: ...
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Crop out only a side of a video

Normally you cannot crop (redefine) video size from VSE, since it's globally set in Dimensions panel under Render Tab. So you have to redefine the Resolution(s) after cropping in VSE to remove ...
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Imported short clip with obscenely high framecount

There is a hard coded frame count in Blender. You could recompile it with a larger frame count and see if things work, as I believe your piece is over the maximum. While I cannot remember the number, ...
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Lens distortion algorithm in Movie Clip Editor

they are just the factors of parabolic and quadratic distortion, as well as a distortion of power 6. lens distortion has to be symmetric/isotrtopic, hence it can be written as function of a pixels ...
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How to import 12-bit tif image sequence in Video Editor?

According to the Blender Manual, 12-bit TIFF is not supported (but 8 and 16 bit TIFF is): https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/dev/data_system/files/media/image_formats.html I suggest converting the ...
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My audio is there but how can I get back my video?

Your preview window is displaying a histogram (technical reference image). Click on the checkerboard icon at the bottom of the VSE timeline
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Vector image as background

The compositor only imports bitmapped images like OpenEXR tiff png jpeg etc. Perhaps you could open the pdf in a pdf app then export it or try screen grabbing it. To use svg files you can try ...
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How to get cursor position in clip editor?

I'm assuming you're talking about the Mask mode of the Movie Clip Editor (it's the only 'clip editor' that has a 2D cursor). I've looked through Blender's source code, and it seems that the cursor ...
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Can I use VSE result in Movie Clip Editor?

You can only use unedited clips in the motion tracker for now.
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Cannot add tracks for 2D Stabilization

The only tracks created for camera can be used for stabilization. Select markers and copy them Ctrl+C Select (in N side properties panel): Objects -> Camera Paste markers here Ctrl+V Now you can use ...
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Why are all the movie clips I import into the compositor not working?

I had the frame range set to the wrong set of frames.
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Video clip only imports first image in sequence

The answer to my question in case anyone else runs across this problem, was the sort order of the images Image 1 shows I clicked on the display icon Then I changed the display mode from sort by date ...
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