Kdenlive 0.9 information page

Kdenlive version 0.9 was released on the 15th of may 2012.

Illustrated new features

Improved effect stack
Effects can now manipulated in a more intuitive way.
You can group them, drag and drop and
adjust several effects in the same widget
Browsing of online resources
You can now easily browse and import graphics,
audio and videos from online resources.
Currently, archive.org, freesound and open clip art are supported.


Features and tweaks
  • Improve detection of locale issues (default to POSIX when there is a locale conflict on the system)
  • Improve timeline operation for small clips (disable resizing, only allow move)
  • Add background color parameter to "Rotate" and "Pan and Zoom" effects
  • Allow to scroll using the mouse wheel in monitor editing scene
  • Zoom to mouse when using CTRL + mouse wheel in monitor editing scene
  • Add support for new slope mode in "Color Selection" effect to allow smooth alpha transition
  • Introduce grouping of effects; groups can also be saved
  • Allow dragging an effect to another clip/track
  • Allow record monitor to go fullscreen
  • Image sequences can now start at an arbitrary frame (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2508)
  • Add automatic clip alignment based on audio (experimental, has to be manually enabled)s
  • Allow archiving for offline use (only archive proxies)
  • Offline editing: Allow working on project with only proxies available (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2509)
  • Allow rendering to another framerate
  • Check for missing locale and ask to install instead of opening corrupted project
  • Allow to open project files manually extracted from archived project
  • Support dropping a folder in the project tree (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=1288)
  • Add "select all clips in track" and "select all clips in timeline" features (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=1950)
  • Put audio effects in subcategories to avoid uberlong menus (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2436)
  • Support for project metadata (can be embedded in rendered file)
  • Add Online Resource Widget allowing easy search and download of online services (freesound, openclipart, archive.org)
  • Introduce MLT clip analysis to get auto normalize data in sox gain effect
  • Connect recording to audio scopes
  • Add audio only recording (works while playing)
  • Add extract zone function: part of clip is copied to new file without re-encoding
  • Introduce generic job framework to process clips
  • Improve the Choose color widget: Use less space and make it easier to pick the average color value from an area
  • Add GUI for effect Dynamic Text: Allows to display timecode/framecount and other data
  • Rework effect stack: All effects are shown at once and are collapsible
  • Add two different video stabilizers
  • Add IIR Blur GUI
  • Add date column to project tree
  • Fix monitor effect scene sometimes forcing monitor minimum size
  • Fix clip move sometimes giving error when it should work
  • Fix custom effects not considering capital letters in name (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2580)
  • Fix script rendering when script name contains whitespace
  • Ensure clip in project tree is visible after rename (scroll if necessary) (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2563)
  • Fix monitor scene never resetting scrollbars
  • Fix issues with transitions when inserting track (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2477)
  • Fix some GUI elements not responding to color theme change
  • Do not hide render profile list when there is only one item to avoid confusion (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2543)
  • Fix consecutive error messages overwriting each other (http://www.kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2519)
  • Fix crash when editing properties of several missing clips
  • Fix vectorscope for 24b RGB images (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2478)
  • Fix archiving sometimes not saving playlist clips and subclips (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2475)
  • Fix archiving feature not saving playlist clips and slowmotion clips inside them (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2475)
  • Fix crash recovery feature issues with long or non UTF-8 filenames (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2441, http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2450)
  • Fix rendering jobs sometimes not starting
  • Fix crash on proxy creation (concurrency issue) (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2471)
  • Fix zone playing (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2468)
  • Fix click on monitor sometimes not triggering play
  • Fix crash when moving a folder and a clip in project tree (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2458)
  • Fix color change not working in title widget (http://kdenlive.org/mantis/view.php?id=2459)
  • Fix slideshow clips created with invalid frame duration
  • Fix profile warning with clips that have 1088 pixels height
  • Fix unnecessary proxy reload on document load
  • Fix detection of broken render scripts

Bugs and features in the bug tracker