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A new version of the multitrack non-linear open source video editor Flowblade has been released. The software has a variety of editing capabilities, such as clip parenting and audio synchronization, as well as a limit of 21 combined video and audio tracks. It also provides picture compositing techniques, including 19 blend options and 40+ pattern wipes.

Flowblade 2.16

Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor for Linux released under GPL 3 license.

With Flowblade Movie Editor you can compose movies from video clips, audio clips and graphics files. Clips can be cut at the desired frames, filters can be added to clips, and you can create multilayer composite images using compositor objects.

Features OverviewEditing:

  • Toolset with 6 editing tools available
  • 4 methods to insert / overwrite / append clips on the timeline
  • Drag'n'Drop clips on the timeline from Clip monitor and media panel
  • Clip parenting and audio synchronizing
  • Max. 21 combined video and audio tracks available
Image compositing:
  • Standard Track Compositing workflow
    • Fades, transition and alpha channel manipulation achieved using with filters
    • Blend mode is settable per clip
  • Compositor based workflow
    • Multiple compositors available. Mix, zoom, move and rotate source video with keyframed animation tools
    • 19 blends. Stardand image blend modes like Add, Hardlight and Overlay are available
  • 40+ pattern wipes, user created patterns can be used also
Image and audio filters:
  • 50+ image filters: color correction, image effects, distorts, alpha manipulation, blur, edge detection, motion effects, freeze frame, etc.
  • 30+ audio filters: keyframed volume mixing, echo, reverb, distort, etc.
Advanced features:
  • Generators: Powerful media generator plugin framework available to create e.g. animated texts and backgrounds.
  • Range Log: Save and edit clip in/out ranges to easily utilize best parts of your material
  • G'Mic Tool: Create media with beatiful, complex effects not available in any other editor
  • Text Tool: Create text plates with a handy purpose build tool with large set of features like text shadow, outline etc.
  • Batch Encoding: Render multiple output clips automatically
  • Media re-linking: Fix projects with missing media to be editable again.
  • USB Shuttle playback control: Control playback with all the most popular USB Shuttle/Jog devices available on market.
Supported editable media types:
  • Most common video and audio formats, depends on installed MLT/FFMPEG codecs
  • JPEG, PNG, TGA, TIFF graphics file types
  • SVG vector graphics
  • Numbered frame sequences
Output encoding:

  • Most common video and audio formats, depends on installed MLT/FFMPEG codecs
  • GPU Vaapi and NVENC encoders available
  • User can define rendering by setting FFMpeg args individually

Flowblade 2.16
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