Flowblade 2.14 has already been released and these are its news


Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor that offers a configurable workflow

The Flowblade version 2.14 release, which arrives with a number of long-requested features, including title editing, slow playback, and the largest contribution in the project's history to enable the use of USB shuttle devices.

In this new version that Flowblade 2.14 is presented, the support for navigating the editing table using remote controls specialized ones with USB interface, such as Contour Design ShuttlePRO v2, Contour Design ShuttleXpress and Contour A/V Solutions SpaceShuttle, which are equipped with a jog/shuttle manipulator to control rewinding in different directions and a wheel for frame-by-frame navigation.

Another change in the new version that is presented is in the "Titler" tool, which now creates multimedia title elements. Clips in the timeline created from these elements can be edited with Titler, allowing you to modify the text and all its properties as necessary.

The ability to play videos in slow motion in the corresponding mode. Pressing the right/left keys while holding down the Ctrl key will play the video in forward and backward order, skipping 10 frames.

Another new feature of Flowblade 2.14 is that now clips are guaranteed to be inserted into the head position instead of the track cut closest to it, which improves precision during editing.

Graphic clips can now be expanded unlimitedly, and new filters such as “Position, Scale and Rotation” (with graphical editor), “Elastic Distortion” and “Audio Compression” have been added. Additionally, the existing “Waves” filter has been updated to improve its functionality.

Regarding the corrections that were made in this new version, The correction of GPU rendering with hevc_nvenc encoding is highlighted to continue working with ffmpeg >= 6.0, fixed scripttool for new stream API, fixed generator validation rendering bug, fixed single track transition rendering, and fixed layout for 768 pixel tall screens.

Of the other changes that stand out:

  • The adaptation of the Flowblade code base for GTK4 has continued.
  • Change to paste clips at the playhead position.
  • Slow playback available via CTRL + Left/Right keys at 10 frames per second.
  • Configurable width of the filter selection panel.
  • New keyboard shortcut Alt + A to add selected media to the timeline.
  • Reversing the order of multimedia elements in a Bin.
  • Added default length for graphics in a Bin.
  • Increased zoom level for working with single-frame clips.
  • Fix for GPU rendering with hevc_nvenc encoding in ffmpeg >= 6.0, among other fixes and improvements.
  • Fix selectable clip colors and their gradients and selection colors.
  • Fixed gpu test processing log names.
  • Fixed post-launch display of initial side crop view.
  • The width of the filter selection panel is configurable via a preference.
  • Switched to Alt + A keyboard shortcut to add selected media to the timeline.
  • Added one more zoom step to make it easier to work with single-frame clips.
  • Fix audio level rendering for old data layout projects
  • Fixed Projects data layouts after using close
  • Fix CTRL+S saving for old data layout projects
  • Added useful information for the Perspective filter

Finally, if you are interested in being able to know more about it, you can consult the details in the following link

How to install Flowblade on Ubuntu and derivatives?

For those who are interested in being able to install this new version, they should know that it is possible to install it from the Ubuntu repositories, as well as from its derivatives, for this they only have to open a terminal and type in it:

sudo apt-get install flowblade

Another of the installation methods is with the help of Flatpak packages and you just have to type the following command:

flatpak install flathub io.github.jliljebl.Flowblade

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