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A powerful NL Video editor for UNIX/Linux, using MLT, QT and KDE libraries. Available from the Ubuntu Repositories.

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Kdenlive: No "plus" button in tranform effect?

I've been using Kdenlive for a long time now, and I've upgraded it to 21.12.1 version recently. Now, I'm trying to do a transformation of an image, and the little "plus" button to add points ...
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Kdenlive Processing threads option not showing up

I was having problems with Kdenlive performance and I saw tutorials showing a "Processing threads" option under Settings > Environment. There is still a "Concurrent threads" ...
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Install old version of Kdenlive

I recently switched back to Ubuntu proper (20.04 version) from Peppermint 10. So, I installed my programs including kdenlive 20.08.3 which worked fine for about 1 month. Then started to freeze at or ...
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Can't open Kdenlive (and any other video editor) on xubuntu 20.04

Basically, is what the title says. When I try to open the programs, there's a high cpu and ram increase, then it crashes and closes. These are the logs of kdenlive: QStandardPaths: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not ...
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No audio and black video after rendering?

I am using KDENLIVE just to cut some videos and merge them together with titles. If I view the video in the project monitor it looks all good. But when I click on render, its just a black video ...
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Kdenlive snap package can't detect any videos in my computer [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 21.10. I installed Kdenlive using - sudo snap install kdenlive Now when I try to open any video from system, Kdenlive can't detect any of my videos in any of my folder. I guess it ...
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Menu dropdown not appearing in Kdenlive, making it near impossible to edit

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 but still using the Unity desktop which I suspect may be tied to the issue. I've tried all the fixes I've found in older comments here about this sort of issue in Unity and none ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libpulsecommon-13.99.so [duplicate]

I am trying to open Kdenlive for the UI, but nothing happned. So I tried from the terminal and get this error. /snap/kdenlive/45/usr/bin/kdenlive: error while loading shared libraries: libpulsecommon-...
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Getting error not connected to the kde-frameworks-5-plug content when trying to run kdenlive

I recently bought a new ubuntu based laptop , I installed kdenlive but when I run the kdenlive command I get this error Error: not connected to the kde-frameworks-5-plug content interface. I have ...
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Kdenlive v21 crashes during render

I'm using Kdenlive v21.04.3 on Ubuntu 20.04.2. When I try to render, either the PC freezes, the PC reboots on its own, or Kdenlive stays up in various states. Occasionally Kdenlive provides an error ...
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Kdenlive closes immediately after opening

I wanted to use Kdenlive and when I trying to open it it's just showing for 0,001 sec normal loading screen and then it is just close. Can any one help? OS: Ubuntu 20.04
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apt is not finding packages from ppa

I am trying to install a newer version on my Ubuntu 18.04, but it somehow doesn't let me. The version I have installed and that is natively available from the repos is 17.12.3. I want to upgrade to 19....
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Kdenlive snap version doesn't render in Ubuntu 18.04

When I'm trying to render a project, it just stuck on 'Waiting' and render never starts. Console log contains next error: starting kdenlive_render process using: "/snap/kdenlive/26/usr/bin/...
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Rendering of [file] crashed

When I try to render something with Kdenlive, it says this: Rendering of [file path] crashed [gif @ [compute memory number]] Using AVStream.codec to pass codec parameters to muxers is deprecated, use ...
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Can I directly split the project archive in kdenlive?

I created a huge project in Kdenlive. Now, I wanted to archive it and then move the archive onto a Samba share with almost 50 GB free space, because I'm running low on free disk space on my main PC (9....
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Kdenlive freezing

I started a project and it was going fine. Then I wanted to add an effect to an item on the timeline. I clicked on the item, and kdenlive just froze. I pressed Ctrl+S to save previous changes if ...
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Kdenlive: Pitch compensation doesn't work

I'm using Kdenlive and speed + pitch compensation. Some years ago it worked correctly, but now sound is distorted. Even when I change speed to 101%, sound is terrible. Is it only my problem? Is it ...
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Kdenlive 480p rendering

I'm using kubuntu 20.04. also I'm using kdenlive for my video editing. I wanna render a video in low file size. i used to render in 480p in Premiere pro. How can I di that in kdenlive. Thank you?
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Why Kdenlive in Ubuntu cannot access windows folder?

I found a strange thing. When I use KDENLIVE (20.04version) under UBUNTU 20.04, if I use the menu--project--add clip or folder, I cannot see the windows directory that I have alreday mounted. For ...
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How to write math in kdenlive?

I'm interested in create a math fashion video, and realized I need to type several math equations to display. If is a basic stuff this could be done with the title options in kdenlive and unicode ...
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How to completely remove a Snap app

I installed, and later removed, the kdenlive Snap from my Ubuntu 20.04 system. The removal went like this: sudo snap remove --purge kdenlive I notice there's still these two remnants of kdenlive on ...
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How to update kdenlive(snap) 20.04 to 20.08

Please tell me how to update kdenlive(snap) 20.04 to 20.08.
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Kdenlive Error - Could not create the video preview window

The headphone jack on my Ubuntu 20.04 system would not work until I read this and issued this command: alsactl restore Since then my headphone jack has been working fine. The problem is that the ...
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Kdenlive has no menu buttons like File, Edit (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - XFCE)

For some reason kdenlive, appimage or PPA doesn't let me see the menu buttons(File, Edit, etc.) Ctrl + M doesn't work and neither does going into the config files and enabling them(after closing it it ...
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Kdenlive dark theme on Ubuntu 20.04 (How to Enable?)

I've got Kdenlive version 20.04.01 on my Ubuntu 20.04 default installation. How do I enable Kdenlive's dark theme? If I go to Settings > Color Theme there's only one option "Default" ...
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kde-runtime on Ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to get the Dark Theme going in Kdenlive on Ubuntu 20.04 and apparently, you need to install kde-runtime package however, there is no such package available: % sudo apt install kde-runtime ...
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How do I specify the repository `apt-get` pulls from when installing (e.g. Kdenlive)

I added the "Kdenlive" team PPA to my Ubuntu 18.04 system as described at this link here. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kdenlive/kdenlive-stable sudo apt-get update Then I installed Kdenlive ...
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kdenlive won't see my external hard drive [duplicate]

kdenlive won't see my external hard drive. I have heard that it's a common issue. ..is there a new fix yet ?
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Cannot save files in Kdenlive snap, why not?

For some reason, Kdenlive (snap version) is not saving files. The program things it is saving, but nothing is actually written to the disk. I've enabled removable drive access permissions, but that ...
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snap home read plug kdenlive on 20.04

How do I get kdenlive to open files on a shared user other than my own home directory? Do I have to change the value of the snap home interface read-plug to "all"? If so, how to achieve this?
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AppArmor is blocking vital functionality fof half of my installed snaps; how do I fix this issue?

I'm running a fresh install of Kubuntu 20.04. In 19.10, I rather enjoyed using snap packages. They're complete and functional. But, I'm running into all sorts of issues. My dmesg output is crammed ...
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Installed kdenlive twice using apt then flatpack, terminal and software app telling me different version? Why?

First I installed Kdenlive using apt-get intall kdenlive, this installed version 17.12.3 Knowing some features're not available, I was gonna upgrading Kdenlive using flatpak, using following command: ...
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Installing kde-runtime on ubuntu 19.10

I want to compile kdenlive from source, and one of its dependencies is the package kde-runtime. This package does not exist in the repository for ubuntu 19.10, which I am running, but it does for 19....
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Kdenlive Effect Properties Tab Greyed Out

The Properties tab on Kdenlive is greyed out. How do I fix this? Google has not been helpful.
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transcoding a video file- preserve bitrate and file size

Consider this video file. It is a sample screencast of some seconds recorded by the open broadcaster software. The properties of the footage is as below: . As far as I know matroska files tend to be ...
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kdenlive 19.04 "crop, scale and tilt effect": controlling the color

I am using kdenlive 19.04 and it is working like a charm. Because of a framing error on my part, I need to crop a part of the image. I am doing so using the "Crop, Scale and Tilt" effect (defining ...
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exporting with the same as import video presets

I have a 368mb of '.flv' video file. After editing I want to export the video with the same settings that I had imported it with (I had imported it with just drag and drop so I don't know explicitly ...
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How do i install or update kdenlive with an appimage?

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, won't update kdenlive through the normal repositories. I have been told I can use an appimage, and the site gives instructions for install but it doesn't install; it just runs as a ...
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KdenLive Missing MLT module: sdl or rtaudio required for audio output

I just installed kdenlive on ubuntu 18.04 but kdenlive is not starting and every time I try to open a warning message shows up. I am new to Ubuntu and don't know what to do. I tried reinstalling the ...
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Kdenlive: Transitions not working on upper track but do on lower one?

I'm trying to put a dissolve effect on the end of some track I placed on "Video 3" track, and it does not work there, it just cuts the clip when end is reached. But placing that clip on &...
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Kdenlive won't update on Ubuntu 16.04

When i install kdenlive, i get version 15.12.13. I have added the ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kdenlive/kdenlive-stable I've updated and upgraded in the terminal sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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How can I decrease playback speed during editing in kdenlive?

I don't want to actually decrease the speed of any of the clips I'm working with. Rather, I want to slow the playback speed of the editor. (I'm attempting to insert images along with an audio clip in ...
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Kdenlive: Speed up the audio and video without losing pitch

I am using Kdenlive Version 17.12.3 in Ubuntu 18.04. I have increased the the speed of the video and it resulted in the pitch variation of audio. Is there any way to change the pitch? I even tried ...
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I can't run kdenlive appimage

I can't run kdenlive appimage (Ubuntu 18.04,kdenlive-18.12.1b-x86_64.appimage, the same applies to version 19.x.x). I get the following message: $ sudo ./kdenlive-18.12.1b-x86_64.appimage dlopen(): ...
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Kdenlive color picker / dropper selects interface instead of video

This problem appears to be specific to Kdenlive so far. On Xubuntu 16.04, using the color picker of e.g. the "White Balance" effect to color correct a video automatically would select a pixel from the ...
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Add title text over freezed frame in Kdenlive

Ubuntu 18.04 Kdenlive I'm having difficulty overlaying text over a freezed frame: although I'm able to apply the motion freeze effect over my selected spliced clip, when I add title text on the ...
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How to install libmlt++3 version bigger than 6.0.1 (for kdenlive) ubuntu 18.04LTS [duplicate]

I am trying to install kdenlive through the official repository but I am getting this error telling me that libmlt++3 and libmlt6 are outdated. As result, I cannot install kdenlive. I found the newer ...
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How do I control output video file size with kdenlive?

I have a few videos i just want to add a fade to black effect or dissolve transition at the last 2 seconds with Kdenlive. My problem is that the output file is much larger than the original video. How ...
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Kdenlive AMD support in Ubuntu?

I am planing on build a PC and was wondering if KDEnlive has any issues with AMD hardware? way I will be using or integrated Vega graphics or veg 56/64 or AMD Rx. If you Have any experience with with ...
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In Kdenlive, how to change the rotate axis to a specific point?

I've drawn an arm in Inkscape. I'd like to use Kdenlive to rotate the arm (from the shoulder) 90 degrees. In Inkscape, when I want to rotate the arm, I simply change the rotation axis to the shoulder....
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