import kdenlive project to openshot video editor

Asked by RIco on 2009-09-30

as both editors work on mlt I was wondering if i can import my kdenlive projects directly into openshot?

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Helen McCall
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2009-09-30
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Best Helen McCall (wildnfree) said : #1

Hello Rico,

Many thanks for your suggestion.

We have been having some discussions about the format of the project files within OpenShot, and it was agreed that for the moment we will not be changing the format because there are other more pressing issues to be addressed.

However This is a very valid and useful suggestion, and so I am going to convert this to a bug report so we can add it to the wishlist.

I am unsure how long it will be before anyone will be able to look into this.

Best wishes, Helen

RIco (rico-rootscore) said : #2

Thanks Helen McCall, that solved my question.

Jonathan Thomas (jonoomph) said : #3

One more note about Kdenlive projects. Apparently they store their project
file in the MLT XML format, which it is possible to import. Give this a try
(although it might not be perfect). Drag and drop a KDE project file onto
our file tree, and then onto the timeline. It should at least get a
thumbnail generated.

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RIco (rico-rootscore) said : #4

thanks Thomas, it kind of work to watch the project, but there's no way to edit it, and some effects applied in kdenlive are not read correctly by openshot (ie. compositing transition). Sync with music seems also delayed by a hair. Nice trick anyway.