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==Export ==
 
==Export ==

Revision as of 15:16, 18 March 2019

March 2018, with MXWendler version 5 and Blender version 2.79b


More documentation on the Blender project can be found at: https://www.blender.org


Pre-requisites:

Blender

Please download the latest version from:
https://www.blender.org/download/
The latest MXWendler FXServer will have Blender already installed and a preset with a convenient video-editing UI configuration linked on the desktop.


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Install Blender

Once the installer is downloaded from the Website:

- Launch the Installer.
- Follow the instructions until the setup is finished.


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Launch and Configure Blender for Video Editing

Launch the blender application. The app will start in Default mode (3D View + Tools)

- (A) On the top of the page, open the menu between Help and Default .
- (B) Select Video Editing from the drop-down menu.


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Add the Preferences toolbox

- (C) In order to add a toolbox, a new window needs to be created: drag the upper right corner of the Video Sequence Editor (the video preview) to the left. A copy of the same window will be created.
By dragging the same corner back to the right (on the new window) the box will disappear.
- (D) Click on the film-tape icon to open the menu and select Properties.


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Set up the Rendering Options

Use the following values to have a correctly encoded video.

- Framerate: we highly recommend to use a framerate of 30 or 60 (60 requires more performance). To avoid lag and glitches all the footage of a project should have the same amount of fps
- Output: FFmpeg
- Container: Quicktime
- Codec: H264
- Keyframe Interval: 5
- Audio Codec: AAC


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Export

Once the right values are set up we just need to:

A – Import the footage (simply drag and drop from the folder to the timeline).
B – Set a start and an end frame.
C – Set output folder and file name.
D – Click on Animate to start the render.


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