The File Menu contains the normal file operations as well as the option to import and export project files using the OpenTimelineIO format.
Creates a new Kdenlive project. The default keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+N.
See Quick Start.
The default settings that appear on this feature are defined under Settings ‣ Configure Kdenlive. See the Configure Kdenlive section of this documentation for more details.
Opens a project that has been saved in the project format file. The default keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+O.
Displays a picklist of recently saved files (up to 10) to choose from. Click the Clear List choice when you want to start over with a fresh list.
Saves the current state of the project in the project format file. Prompts for a file name if this is the first time the file is being saved. The default keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+S.
Saves the current state of the project in the project format file. Prompts for a file name. Kdenlive then continues with the new project. The default keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+Shift+S.
Saves the current state of the project in the project format file as a copy. Prompts for a file name. Kdenlive returns to the current project.
This abandons any changes to the project you have made since last saving and reverts back to the last saved version of the project.
Use this to convert a video or audio clip from one codec/format to another.
Choose one source file or multiple source files and a profile that represents the desired destination codec/format. Optionally change the destination path and file name and hit Start. Otherwise, hit Abort to close the windows.
Transcoding a clip should be faster than loading the clip into the timeline and re-encoding it into a different format.
Add clip to project controls if after the conversion, the new clip is added to the Project Bin.
Close after encode Uncheck this checkbox if there is the need to convert to another format after the conversion.
Prompts you to save any unsaved changes. The default keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+Q.