The second minor release of the 17.08 series is out adding a rotate from image center option in the Transform effect among other usability improvements. In other news the dev team continues making progress for the much anticipated 17.12 release. Start the countdown!


  • Fix autosave: work around KAutoSaveFile bug with non-ASCII chars. Commit.
  • Get ready for transform centered rotation. Commit.
  • Fix keyframes unseekable on bin effects. Commit.
  • Fix lift to handle negative values (requires latest MLT version). Commit.
  • Prefer SDL2 to SDL1 (dropped by FFmpeg and so MLT). Commit.