Monday, November 21, 2016

How to Install Kdenlive 16.08.2 Video Editor on Ubuntu 16.10

   Kdenlive 16.08.2 released is the second service release of the 16.08 cycle with a total of 36 commits fixing many keyframe related problems as well as improvements to proxy clip rendering, user interface, workflow and compilation issues.

Kdenlive 16.08.2 Changelog:
  •     Fix MLT Playlist proxying after recent proxy profile changes
  •     Fix proxy profiles to keep aspect ratio
  •     Fix broken keyframes on image/title clips
  •     Fix automatic playback of file with space in name
  •     Fix simplekeyframe effects (eg. blur) allowing keyframe one frame after end of clip after resize
  •     Change defaults for Color selection effect so that we don’t get a black screen at startup
  •     Fix “Make DocTools dep optional”
  •     Fix scalable application icon
  •     Make DocTools dep optional
  •     Warn about resize failure
  •     Don’t unnecessarily expand effect stack when unselecting a transition
  •     Fix several geometry effects broken on locale with comma separator (french, german,…)
  •     Fix importing library clip hanging with relative paths, improve error reporting
  •     Add the namespace to the appdata file
  •     Fix copy/paste of keyframes in transitions
  •     Add option to remove keyframes after cursor position
  •     Only allow importing position if keyframes have no width/height info
  •     Fix header
  •     Fix compilation
  •     Fix copy/paste of keyframes
  •     Fix several issues when editing an animation parameter in timeline (keyframes corruption)
  •     Fix disappearing keyframes in animated parameters (Transform effect and Composite+Transform transition)
  •     Fix keyframe type icons
  •     Fix incorrect initialization of Composite transition
  •     Fix crash when changing project fps while a clip was selected in timeline
  •     Slow motion clips: don’t mix clip state with strobe param from older project files
  •     Fix possible crash when closing a project or deleting a clip with subclips
  •     Fix some clip jobs incorrectly adding new clip
  •     Fix snapping when moving keyframe in effect stack
  •     Do not silently overwrite reversed clip
  •     Fix Recent regression – groups lost on project opening
  •     Fix clip monitor starting to play after drag
  •     Fix track effect added to wrong track
  •     Fix crash when changing project fps if timeline contains groups
  •     Fix groups on upper track disappearing when inserting a new track
  •     FIx proxy used for rendering when app started from home dir
Installation instructions: 

   Kdenlive 16.08.2 is included in Ubuntu software repository.

   Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo apt-get install kdenlive

You can install the latest stable version from PPA, simply run  of commands in terminal.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kdenlive/kdenlive-stable

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install kdenlive

Additional packages that are required by Kdenlive .

$ sudo apt install ffmpeg dvgrab dvdauthor genisoimage vlc