kdenlive man page

kdenlive — An open source non-linear video editor.

Synopsis

kdenlive [Qt-options] [KDE-options] [options] [file]

Description

Kdenlive is an open source non-linear video editor which supports a large number of formats for editing, including DV, AVCHD (experimental support) and HDV. Kdenlive relies on several other open source projects, such as FFmpeg and MLT video framework.

Options

Arguments

file

Document to open

Options

--mlt-path <path>

Set the path for MLT environnement

Generic options

--help

Show help about options

--help-qt

Show Qt specific options

--help-kde

Show KDE specific options

--help-all

Show all options

--author

Show author information

-v, --version

Show version information

--license

Show license information

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End of options

KDE options

--caption <caption>

Use 'caption' as name in the titlebar

--icon <icon>

Use 'icon' as the application icon

--config <filename>

Use alternative configuration file

--nocrashhandler

Disable crash handler, to get core dumps

--waitforwm

Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager

--style <style>

sets the application GUI style

--geometry <geometry>

sets the client geometry of the main widget - see man X for the argument format

Qt options

--display <displayname>

Use the X-server display 'displayname'

--session <sessionId>

Restore the application for the given 'sessionId'

--cmap

Causes the application to install a private color map on an 8-bit display

--ncols <count>

Limits the number of colors allocated in the color cube on an 8-bit display, if the application is using the QApplication::ManyColor color specification

--nograb

tells Qt to never grab the mouse or the keyboard

--dograb

running under a debugger can cause an implicit -nograb, use -dograb to override

--sync

switches to synchronous mode for debugging

--fn, --font <fontname>

defines the application font

--bg, --background <color>

sets the default background color and an application palette (light and dark shades are calculated)

--fg, --foreground <color>

sets the default foreground color

--btn, --button <color>

sets the default button color

--name <name>

sets the application name

--title <title>

sets the application title (caption)

--visual TrueColor

forces the application to use a TrueColor visual on an 8-bit display

--inputstyle <inputstyle>

sets XIM (X Input Method) input style. Possible values are onthespot, overthespot, offthespot and root

--im <XIM server>

set XIM server

--noxim

disable XIM

--reverse

mirrors the whole layout of widgets

--stylesheet

<file.qss>   applies the Qt stylesheet to the application widgets

Environment

KDENLIVE_RENDER_LOG

If $KDENLIVE_RENDER_LOG is set, a log will be written to /tmp/kdenlive_render.log.XXXXXXXX, that contains information about the result of calling melt, ffmpeg, etc. This can be used for debugging.

See Also

kdenlive_render(1). Please see the homepage at http://www.kdenlive.org/

Authors

Jean-Baptiste Mardelle <jb@kdenlive.org>
Marco Gittler <g.marco@freenet.de>

Info

Nov 2008 K Desktop Environment An open source video editor.