Kdenlive 19.12 Released with Powerful New Audio Mixer, Master Effects

Ho, ho, hurrah — my favorite Linux video editor has a brand new model out and boy does it ship a some fairly substantial enhancements!

“Highlights embody enormous efficiency enhancements leading to a sooner and smoother timeline, a brand new audio mixer, grasp results (audio/video), and higher audio waveform show to call a couple of,” says Farid Abdelnour, launch supervisor for the app.

For those who subscribe to the omg! ubuntu! YouTube channel you’ll know that audio is my greatest supply of frustration (although since switching from my Blue Yeti mic to a special mic, individuals say it’s improved ??‍♂️). Naturally any enchancment on the sound entrance is — get able to groan — music to my ears.

The brand new mixer seems to supply far larger management over audio and may allow those that know-wot-dey-are-doin to craft some actually immersive sound mixes — so maintain an eye fixed, and maybe an ear, out when watching your favorite ‘nix YouTubers!

New ‘Grasp Results‘ let editors rapidly apply audio or video results to ALL tracks, i.e. your entire composition. It is a actually vital characteristic that can make it a lot, a lot simpler to create extremely stylised edits with much less effort.

A significant reminiscence situation with the timeline has been solved, and rendering thread settings have been tweaked to offer sooner rendering occasions.

Key adjustments in Kdenlive 19.12 at a look:

  • New audio mixer
  • Bin monitor redesign
  • Main efficiency enhancements
  • Grasp results
  • Clip scrubbing
  • Customized filters work once more
  • Cut up impact comparability repair

You possibly can learn more about this release on the Kdenlive weblog.

Get Kdenlive 19.12

Kdenlive is free, open supply software program out there for Home windows and Linux.

On the latter you possibly can, as at all times, obtain the very newest model of Kdenlive as an .AppImage from the KDE web site. It is a standalone binary that ships with all the dependencies wanted to run.

Word: the Kdenlive staff suggest that customers use the AppImage for this launch because it options a few fixes that aren’t (presently) included within the launch tarballs (which the Flatpak and Snap packages are constructed from).

With that caveat in thoughts, if you happen to’re working Ubuntu (or one other Linux distribution which helps Snap software program) you can too set up Kdenlive as a Snap app by working the next command in a brand new Terminal window:

sudo snap set up kdenlive

Lastly, however certainly not least, the editor can be available on Flathub.

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