It doesn't take long to get comfortable working in the Kdenlive timeline, but it does take a little bit of work to get efficient. Seth Kenlon offers some tips.
Titles in video have always been difficult. It isn't the actual production of titles that's the problem—that's pretty straightforward in any multimedia program—but getting them to look good.
Kdenlive features an advanced overlay system by default. In fact, it's almost—but not quite—nodal. Node compositing is found in dedicated compositing software like Blender and Natron. And that's by default, for free.
To kick off a new series called Multimedia Makers on Opensource.com, Seth Kenlon shows you how to create split screens with Kdenlive. Multimedia Makers is a series of tutorials and tips on creating multimedia with Linux and its vast creative toolkit. Brought to you by slackermedia.info and... Read more
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Good photography doesn't just happen. Careful attention to lens settings, depth-of-field charts, and lighting will produce quality images but even those, since the days of the earliest photography, have been taken into the darkroom and adjusted.
It is expected that even a modest video editor will feature a set of basic video transitions. The challenge is to offer critical effects without becoming bloated and unfocused in scope. Kdenlive manages to offer the most commonly required effects with all the standard options without sacrificing... Read more
In the previous article in this series, we reviewed the different methods of importing footage into Kdenlive, best practises in organizing project files, and the layout and tools provided by Kdenlive. In this article, we will discuss advanced editing techniques and review most of the tools you'll... Read more