Chapter 5. Working with the Video Sequence Editor

Blender is primarily known as a 3D modeling and animation application, but as you have seen throughout this book, in truth it is much more than just that. In addition to all of its other functionality, Blender also quietly holds the distinction of being the only cross-platform open source video-editing application worth its salt.

Although Blender is not gunning to replace high-end professional video-editing and compositing suites anytime soon in large studio pipelines, the Blender Video Sequence Editor (VSE) and the corresponding composite node system that you read about in Chapter 4, "Video Compositing with Nodes," are more than adequate for many common video-editing and compositing tasks. When ...

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