Road Map

  1. support multi-selection in cut/copy/paste
  2. markers
  3. proxy generation and editing
  4. multiple playlists
  5. undo/redo support for filters
  6. groups in timeline
  7. better support for foreign MLT XML (e.g. Kdenlive)
  8. looping playback - project, selection, around
  9. fullscreen playback on current/single screen
  10. more convenient voice-over recording
  11. audio noise reduction
  12. project media management
  13. set metadata (artist, title, etc.) in encode
  14. archive project
  15. slideshow generator
  16. reorder tracks
  17. audio mixer console (one strip per track plus master)
  18. additional editing modes/operations (slip, slide, roll)
  19. surround panning
  20. USB jog/shuttle
  21. raw video processing - e.g. CinemaDNG
  22. improved support for high bit depth video
  23. Rec. 2020 wide color gamut
  24. HDR/SMPTE 2084
  25. subtitles
  26. multi-camera editing features

Quick Tasks To Do

  • Add a reset all settings option
  • Convert producer UIs to QML.
  • Add partik0l producer
  • Circle VUI control for Vignette and Crop: Circle
  • Add multi-track transitions feature
  • Add generic filter
  • Add generic transition
  • Add CMX EDL import
  • Add Kdenlive XML export
  • Add OpenTimelineIO import/export
  • Add search media type queries to Playlists
  • Add move with insert position when dragging clip on timeline.
  • Rework filter browser with icon and nice description.
  • Add Parametric Equalizer audio filter
  • Add option to view timeline waveform per channel
  • Add transitions to Playlist
  • Make it easy to add 0.5 or 1 second transition on timeline.
  • Turn off VUI via user toggle
  • Add speed param to Export > Codec


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