Kdenlive is a non
linear video editor for the KDE
desktop environment. The software provides project management and
editing tools while relying on a separate rendering program (currently
Piave) to perform the editing operations.
It is based on the MLT video framework which relies on the
Kdenlive supports all of the formats supported by FFmpeg (such
as MOV, AVI, WMV, MPEG, XviD, and FLV), and also supports 4:3 and 16:9
aspect ratios for both PAL, NTSC and various HD standards, including
HDV, and experimental support for AVCHD.
Video can also be exported to DV devices, or written to a DVD
with chapters and a simple menu.
- Multi track editing
- Video Preview
- Accepts many audio / video / image formats: mpeg, avi, dv,
vob, wav, ogg, mp3, gif (non animated), jpg, png, svg, ...
- Export to most formats: mpeg, dv, vob, realvideo, flash,
theora, wav, mp3, xvid, quicktime, ...
- Creative effects
- Titling features
- Audio and video thumbnails
- Basic audio / video effects: blur, sepia, volume,
- Basic transitions: crossfade, push, picture in picture
- Real time preview of all effects
- Add markers and guides to easily manage your project
- Copy & paste of clips, effects and transitions
- Easy firewire dv capture
- Customizable layouts
- Desktop integration (add files to your project with drag
- Multi track view (preview monitor is split in 4 with one
track in each part)
- Rotoscoping. This is an advanced technique for tracing over
live action to create life like animation
- Perspective image placement
- Widget layouts. This allows you to quickly switch between
different layouts for different workflows
- Light Graffiti
- Audio Spectrum and Spectrogram
- Stop Motion Capture
- Tooltips with quick explanations for filters/effects
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Last Updated Saturday, December 06 2014 @ 06:46 AM EST