Project Monitor - Right Click menu

These are the menu items that are available when you right click a clip in the Monitors. These actions effect the clip that is currently selected in the timeline. Similar menu items are available from a Right click menu in the clip monitor. However clip monitor menu items effect the currently selected clip on the project bin.

Play…

Play

Plays the clip currently selected in the project bin

Play Zone

Plays the current zone and stops.

Loop Zone

Plays the current zone in a continuous loop.

Loop Selected Clip

Go To

Go to Project Start

When this item is selected from Project Monitor it goes the beginning of the project.

Go to Previous Snap Point

Moves the clip position to the previous Editing Point. Snap points are sections in clips that other clips snap to when “Snap” is turned on.

Snap points include markers, zone in-points, zone out-points, guides, transition start points etc

Go to Zone Start

Goes to the start of the Zone.

Go to Next Snap Point

Moves the clip position to the next Editing Point. Snap points are sections in clips that other clips snap to when “Snap” is turned on.

Snap points include markers, zone in-points, zone out-points, guides, transition start points etc

Go to Project End

When this item is selected from Project Monitor it goes the end of the project.

Extract frame

Extracts the frame currently in the project monitor as a .PNG image which you can save to the file system.

Example how to extract frame

Kdenlive sends that frame to the stills gallery, which includes the image and the node structure. You can see if you display node graph by right-clicking, which is helpful to copy and paste adjustments for other clips.

extract frame

Click export, name it something logical, pick a safe location on your computer and change the format down below to png.

save extracted frame

Split View

Selecting this allows you to view all the video tracks at once in split screen in the project monitor. See picture.

split view

Monitor overlay infos

monitor overlay

4 different monitor overlays help you to show you more information about your videos. These overlays will not be rendered to the final video.

Real time (drop frames)

Setting this to the Checked state means the clip monitor will drop frames during playback to ensure the clip plays in real time. This does not effect the final rendered file - it just effect how the clip appears when being previewed in the clip monitor