MLT Concepts

MLT Concepts This article gives you some basic understanding about at least some MLT concepts. MLT is the media engine Kdenlive relies on for composing and rendering audio and video. Please understand that we can’t and don’t strive to give an extensive and...

MLT Basic Producers

MLT Basic Producers MLT comes with a lot of producers, which we cannot all tackle here. Instead, we’re just shining some light one what we think will be the most notable producers in the context of Kdenlive. These are (in order of appearance): avformat and...

Kdenlive Proxy Clips

Kdenlive Proxy Clips Kdenlive supports transparently working with so-called proxy clips in the timeline in order to speed up editing and previewing. Proxies are copies of your video media, but reduced in image size and quality as compared to the original clips. So how...

Kdenlive Project File Format

Kdenlive Project File Format Kdenlive’s project file format is XML (not that this helps much at this time, except being once a hype buzzword). More precisely, the XML markup needs to follow the MLT schema (see also MLT’s DTD/document type definition), with...

Kdenlive Projects

Kdenlive Projects Kdenlive’s .kdenlive project files are describing the source media used in a project, as well as the use of that media as in the timeline. For most media, such as video, audio, and images, Kdenlive stores only a reference in a project, but not...