Problemas en Windows

La versión 21.12.3 contenía algunos problemas que es posible evitar. El propósito de esta sección es documentar estos problemas y sus soluciones alternativas.

Titulador, la opción para mostrar el fondo de la línea de tiempo no funciona con «DirectX»

Something with the settings went wrong. Go to: Menu ‣ Help ‣ Reset Configuration and try again.

Problemas de procesamiento

After rendering you get de-synced audio or wrong effects or black frames at end of the last clip: Download version 20.08.1 or higher from the download page.

Disable Procesamiento en paralelo in the render dialog window (check More Options).

Problema con los instrumentos en Windows, aparecen en blanco


Nuevo en la versión 21.12.2: Todos los instrumentos se encuentran funcionando con DirectX.

Workaround: Change the back-end to OpenGL via Menu ‣ Settings ‣ OpenGL Backend ‣ OpenGL

If it is still not working go to: Menu ‣ Help ‣ Reset Configuration and try again.

Audio craquelado durante la reproducción

Change the audio driver in Menu ‣ Settings ‣ Configure Kdenlive (or Ctrl+Shift +,), select Playback ‣ Audio Backend and play around with WinMM (Win7), Wasapi (Win10), or DirectSound to see what gives the best result.

You have to restart Kdenlive after each change.

Mensaje Esta aplicación falló al iniciar porque no fue posible inicializar un complemento de la plataforma Qt

Open Menu ‣ Settings ‣ Configure Kdenlive (or press Ctrl+Shift+,). Then go to the Environment ‣ MLT Environment section and make sure the paths point to the same path as «MLT profiles folder».

Download: qt.conf. Put the file qt.conf into the bin folder (the folder where kdenlive.exe is).

Primer uso de Kdenlive

This issue should be solved with version 19.04.2-6. In order to make sure kdenliverc is correctly set up start Kdenlive twice (start -> close -> start). Then start your work.

Controlador de tarjeta gráfica Intel

Updated Intel graphics driver version leads to a corrupted Kdenlive GUI.

Solution 1: Open Kdenlive. Move the mouse to the top. The menus are showing up. Try to reach Menu ‣ Settings ‣ OpenGL Backend and select OpenGLES. Restart Kdenlive. This should solve your Intel graphic driver issue.

Solution 2: Press Win+R and type appdata. Go to Local and within it open kdenliverc with an editor. Search for [misc] and delete [misc] and the following entry. Then restart Kdenlive.

Timeline right-click menu closes immediately after releasing mouse button

No usar el estilo Fusion.

Go to: Menu ‣ Settings ‣ Style and choose Default or Windows.

Íconos faltantes

Go to: Menu ‣ Settings and un-check Force Breeze Icon Theme. Kdenlive restarts and you should see the icons.

Cannot open projects made with previous version, timeline snaps back, cannot import clip

Go to: Menu ‣ Help ‣ Reset configuration.

If this is not solving the problem: Press Win+R and type appdata. Go to Local and within it rename kdenliverc to kdenliverc.old. Start Kdenlive, close it and then start Kdenlive again.

If you have still problems delete proxy clips and other cached data by going to Menu ‣ Project ‣ Project Setting ‣ Cache Data where you can delete cached data.

Windows 10: tartamudeo de la línea de tiempo o Kdenlive se congela

Most probably you got a major Win10 update (i.e 1809). If so, you have to update all drivers for audio and video.

Intel drivers can be updated with this Intel Updater.

Mensaje El clip es inválido y será eliminado

This message can appear if you do a clean reinstall of Kdenlive (see above). Simply close and open Kdenlive once, and it should be fixed.

Additionally this can be a problem either with the kdenliverc file or you have some mismatch in the %APPDATA%\local folder.

Cualquier error crítico

This describes the process of doing a clean install on Windows®.

Firstly, delete your normal Kdenlive folder (containing the application).

Access the Appdata folder (Win+R and then type APPDATA in full caps). Go to Local and search for folder kdenlive.


If you have any saved effects, or clips stored in your library, make a backup of the library and the effect-templates folders.

Then delete the kdenlive folder.

Reinstall the latest version of Kdenlive from the download page.

Los archivos JPG aparecen como una imagen blanca, luego del procesamiento

This issue should be solved with version 19.04.0. If not, convert the JPG to PNG and it renders correctly.

Problema al Reproducir/Pausar

This issue is solved with version 18.08.2 (30. Oct 2018). Get the current version from the download page.

Detención del procesamiento con Qt

Hit Ctrl+Shift+, or go to Menu ‣ Settings ‣ Configure Kdenlive, and then to Environment and make sure the paths point to the same path as «MLT profiles folder».

When switching from version 17.12 to 18.04/18.08, a Qt rendering crash appears. To make sure this doesn’t happen, you need to edit the kdenliverc file in the AppData\local folder. To access your appdata, press Win+R (Windows key and R key simultaneously) and type appdata. Go to local and within it rename kdenliverc to kdenliverc.old.

Kdenlive no puede ser detenido, debido a un proceso en ejecución al salir

This issue is solved with Windows version 18.12.1. Get the current version from the download page.

If you want to reinstall Kdenlive or re-run Kdenlive, it may tell you «The file or folder is open in another program». Windows® then won’t let you delete or re-run Kdenlive.

To fix this you have to kill the running process: press and hold Ctrl+Shift+Esc and expand the task manager by clicking All details. Then find kdenlive.exe and dbus-daemon.exe, and click End task for both of them.

Or download Unpack it and just double-click the batch file which kills all running Kdenlive processes.

Kdenlive se cuelga al iniciar y no puede ser desinstalado

If Kdenlive crashes at startup or if the uninstaller doesn’t work delete the entire folder: C:/Program Files/kdenlive.

Reinstalar Kdenlive.

You may have to manually delete the Kdenlive folder in the Start menu.

Kdenlive se cuelga o aparece una pantalla verde

Get all newest Windows® updates. Afterwards, update your graphics card driver, your sound card driver and your printer driver. Some crashes could occur of incompatibility of the graphics card and sound card with the newest Windows®10 updates (18.09 update). After you have updated the drivers re-start the computer and try again by starting kdenlive.exe.

If this is not solving the problem switch your standard printer to “Microsoft XPS Document Writer” and try again to start Kdenlive.

Borrar el archivo kdenliverc.

Make sure you set concurrent threads to 1: Go to Menu ‣ Settings ‣ Configure Kdenlive (or Ctrl+Shift+,) and then in Environment ‣ Proxy and Transcode Jobs set Concurrent threads to 1.

Defectos en el audio procesado

The current Kdenlive version (November 2018, version 18.08.3) has audio issues that have workarounds. If this problem appears make sure the audio file uses 16-bit PCM WAV format.