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PiTiVi is an open source non-linear video editor.

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Reset Audio Waveform in Pitivi

I have some clips that I am editing and every time I split the clips to remove certain sections from them, the audio waveform is screwed and it gets really difficult to know the audio start locations. ...
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Meson build installed v 0.55.3 but on building pitivi it shows meson 0.53.0 is install and the build fails

Meson build updated to version 0.55.3 but on building pitivi it shows meson 0.53.0 is install and the build fails, why is it not detecting the latest version. Is there a path problem? This build uses ...
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How to fix video rotation in Pitivi?

How do you fix rotated video in Pitivi? When I import video clips into my Pitivi project, they all show up in the correct orientation in the "Media Library" thumbnails, but when I drop them into a ...
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Pitivi poor video quality

I've been trying to use Pitivi to edit videos, but so far have been completely unable to persuade it to render them at anything like the source file quality For example: Source file 1 minute length, ...
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Unable to export MP4 video in Pitivi

Whenever I attempt to export an MP4 video in Pitivi, I notice an exclamation mark next to the container selection, and when I render it nothing happens. How can I fix this?
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Video Editing Performance?

I'm relatively new to Linux but love using Ubuntu and it has become my preferred OS for daily use. I am really disappointed I don't seem to ba able to edit video on Ubuntu 14.04 with my Lenovo ...
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Pitivi Crashes Ubuntu after minimising the window

When I try to minimise Pitivi using the minimise button: It crashes all of Ubuntu. By this, I mean the monitor stops receiving an input, then the computer makes the restart noise and it goes onto the ...
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Pitivi: how to render a project [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Pitivi 0.94 and I just created a new project and did some video editing in it. Now I want to render a video file in any format, but that seems to be not so easy. I tried ...
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Pitivi blank box

Where the layer settings (I think) box should be in Pitivi 0.93 in Ubuntu 14.10, there's only a white box. Terminal output when starting Pitivi: (pitivi:8218): Clutter-WARNING **: ...
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How can I upgrade Pitivi to 0.94?

In Ubuntu 14.10, every time I open Pitivi it says "Pitivi 0.94 is available" but there doesn't seem to be a way to upgrade to it. I want to try out Pitivi again, because they seem to be making huge ...
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How to use Pitivi to insert text in video?

I have started using Pitivi in my Ubuntu 12.04. Now I am able to make or edit videos using it. Can anyone tell me How I can insert text in videos using Pitivi? (Like the way Title Card comes in ...
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Pitivi video editor (gstreamer errors) [closed]

The error messages are not helpful in diagnosing what's broken here: What can be done to make Pitivi and gstreamer work better together? Should I just give up on Pitivi and go with another tool? ...
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Cropping videos to perfectly fit YouTube 16:9 dimensions with PiTiVi or Kdenlive?

I'm using RecordMyDesktop to generate videos for some tutorials and I've tried using quite a lot of video editing programs but haven't been able to get these videos to fit perfectly into the YouTube ...
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How do I compile and install the latest PiTiVi 0.15.2?

As there's a critical bug in PiTiVi 0.15.1 (version released in Software Center) and I need to finish a project, I tried to install the latest version, 0.15.2. I tried to add the PPA and to compile it ...
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Pitivi won't render in 12.04

I've recently upgraded 11.10 to 12.04 and then reinstalled Pitivi and Gstreamer codecs ecxept the extra codecs and regardless of which container,vid codec or aud codec the rendering bar wouldn't move ...
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everything disabled in PiTiVi

I'm trying to use PiTiVi... I can import clips from my video camera, but the Render button and all the editing buttons on the bottom toolbar are disabled. I suspect I need to install some packages ...
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How do I use mp4mux to create mp4 as recommended by Pitivi?

I'm trying to export video for use with the HTML5 tag. I've already created a nice webm encoding but can't create the equivalent mp4 video. The MP4 option in Pitivi says it's not recommended and ...
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Using PiTiVi to delete the middle of a video? [closed]

I import a video into PiTiVi, drag it to the timeline, split the grouped A/V tracks at the start of where I want to delete and the end, then delete the middle. The audio track does what I expect, but ...
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Comparison of various Pitivi video editor project settings

I love Pitivi video editor for being able to deal with so many different video formats. Under project->project settings->export to, there are multiple containers, video codecs and audio codecs. What ...
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Can I use Pitivi to trim a video, without re-encoding it?

I would like to take a video I have and remove some parts of it, that is, produce a new video that is basically the same as the original but removing some parts. Avidemux seems to let you do this ...
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Choppy video in Pitivi

I am trying to edit 720p mov video footage in Pitivi, and when I place 1 clip in the timeline it plays fine in realtime. The problem begins when I add another clip and try to edit. Besides the 1st ...
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Any good sites explaining how to use PiTiVi?

I have played around with PiTiVi a bit, but I could still use some help. Are there any good sites explaining how to use PiTiVi?
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PiTiVi crashes with segmentation fault on importing .mp4 files

My video camera records onto a memory card which mounts in Ubuntu with no problem. I see a bunch of .mp4 files, but what software do I use now? I installed PiTiVi and repeatedly tried to import the ...
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