For short-term release plans and events, see the calendar (iCal or HTML). For long term plans, see the Roadmap.
Version 2022.06 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2022-06-25 New Features: - Object tracking and blurring. - Beat detection and snapping clips to detected beats. - Title clip text border and shadow. - Allow maintaining aspect-ratio when resizing clips. - Added Source blending mode. - Easier to fade in/out a clip. - Playback sound VU meter. - Cut clips to paste them at a different position. Version 2021.05 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2021-05-30 New Features: - Clips in the Media Library can be tagged. - Drag a keyframe vertically or horizontally by pressing Ctrl. - Keyboard shortcuts to seek to the previous/next marker. Version 2021.01 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2021-01-31 New Features: - The Render dialog has been further simplified. - Lots of bugfixes. Version 2020.09 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2020-09-30 New Features: - A plugin system allows extending the Pitivi functionality medium-term, targeted for teams of editors. - A developer console plugin allows interacting with the project in a Python console. - Custom UI replaces the automatically generated UI for a handful of effects. - Easy Ken-Burns effect. - The new Greeter perspective replaces the Welcome wizard dialog and allows a slick selection of a recently opened project. - When being resized, the Viewer shows the percent of the actual widget size in relation to the project video size. - The Viewer size snaps at 50% when being resized. - Scaled proxies if optimized media is too much for your machine. - Timeline markers. - Support for nested timelines by importing entire XGES files as a clip. - The Effects Library has been redesigned to allow quick access to effects. - Ability to favorite effects in the Effects Library. - Improved workflow for adding effects. - The refreshed clip effects UI allows working on multiple effects at a time. - Refactored Media Library using same logic for different view modes. - Refactored Render Dialog UI to avoid overwhelming people. Tell us what you think about it. - Restoring the editing state when reopening a project. - Safe areas visualization in the Viewer. - Easy alignment for video clips. - Composition guidelines in the Viewer. - Solid color clips. - Ability to mute or hide an entire layer. - Interactive intro so newcomers get familiar with the names of the UI elements. - The action search is a shortcut to everything possible in the timeline, if you can find it. Press "/". - New keyboard shortcuts for pros. Version 0.999 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2018-08-29 New Features: - Rendering non-square pixels was broken and has been disabled - The xges files have an icon associated - The Save and Render buttons in the headerbar have been moved on the right side - Lots of bug fixing Version 0.99 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2017-09-2 New Features: - Many performance improvements - Lots of bug fixing Version 0.98 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2016-12-5 New Features: - Customizable keyboard shortcuts - Used the warnings printed by GTK 3.22 to fix issues in the timeline widget - Lots of bug fixing, mostly on the timeline Version 0.97 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2016-08-8 New Features: - The rendering dialog has been reworked to clearly state what encoders and muxer are officially supported (and the GES integration tests have been added to check those) - The build system has been ported to Meson and gst-transcoder is now a subproject - Usual bug fixes Version 0.96 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2016-06-30 New Features: - Proxy editing - The clip graphical transformation box has been reimplemented - Some timeline behaviour enhancements - Project settings are now automatically computed if possible (still letting the user full control if he wants) - New project settings and rendering UI - Keyboard shortcuts window - The undo/redo removal has been undone Version 0.95 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2015-11-19 New Features: - The timeline has been rewritten purely in GTK+ - The glimagesink video rendering widget was replaced by gtk(gl)sink - The clip transformation box has been reimplemented - Direct importing to the timeline - Ability to copy and paste clips across the timeline - Integration with GstValidate and the "scenarios" system - Rewritten video mixing elements - We finally killed GNonLin - Now compatible again with smaller screen resolutions - Massive bug fixing all over the place Version 0.94 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2014-11-2 New Features: - The main toolbar and menubar have been replaced by a headerbar and menubutton, saving a significant amount of precious vertical space and using the horizontal space better. - The viewer has been ported to use a GStreamer GL video output sink instead of the Clutter sink. This solves crashes when running Pitivi outside of GNOME Shell and is expected to be a more future-proof solution. - We dropped our use of CoGL APIs, namely path_round_rectangle which caused crashes on various Linux distributions shipping a broken version of CoGL - Pitivi has been ported to Python 3 - Text wrapping in the rendering progress dialog and title editor has been fixed - Effects can now be reordered within a clip's properties - The default positioning of UI components (when starting from a fresh install) has been improved to be balanced properly - Undocked window components do not shift position on startup anymore - Docked window components do not shift position on startup anymore, when the window is not maximized. - The title editor's UI has been simplified, and now supports decimal font sizes - Educational infobars throughout the UI have been tweaked to make their colors less intrusive - The user manual is now up to date with the state of the new Pitivi series - Port deprecated GTK+ widgets to new ones - Timeline UI animations have been tweaked - Code refactoring and cleanup all over the place - Various build and packaging fixes - Various fixes to the test suite - Various other bugs have been corrected Version 0.93 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2014-03-20 New Features: - Port the viewer and media file previewers to use a Clutter video output sink - Visual refinements to the timeline (clip positioning, borders, selections) - Improvements to the ruler and timecode display - Allow importing MPEG-TS/AVCHD files - Fixes and improvements to the timeline's clip thumbnailers - Clip thumbnailing in the media library, better import error handling - Various fixes to the application version checking - Rework the way dependencies are checked on startup - Make some features contextual and cleanup menus - Many content updates to the user manual - Papercut fixes to keyframe curves - Many fixes for rendering - Fix pylint errors - Various fixes to the automated test suite - Code refactoring and cleanup all over the place - Fixes for AppData XML spec compliance - Various build and packaging fixes Version 0.92 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2013-11-3 New Features: - Fix a bug where transitions would stop working - Fix the handling of rendering parameters - Fixes for the keyframes UI in the timeline - Usability improvements for the welcome dialog - Update the preview immediately when adding an effect - Fixes for AppData XML spec compliance - Various build and packaging fixes - Drop the PyXDG dependency - Translations have been updated Version 0.91 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2013-09-29 New Features: - Replacing the core of Pitivi by GES; 20 thousand lines of code removed - Porting to GStreamer 1.x - Porting to GTK+ 3.x - Replacing GooCanvas by Clutter for the timeline - An automated UI test suite, with many checks for mission-critical parts - Fixing hundreds of bugs - Implementing many new features - UI polish all over the place - Refactoring pretty much the entire codebase Version 0.15.2 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2012-05-3 Version 0.15.1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2012-02-24 New Features: - Bug fix release to ensure compatibility with Gst "good" plugins >0.10.29 - Minor string fixes and additions to the user manual - Translations have been updated Version 0.15 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2011-09-26 New Features: - A new transformation feature allows resizing, panning and cropping clips directly in the previewer - Automatic clip alignment by analyzing soundtracks to sync multicamera footage - Ability to have presets for rendering - Default set of project settings and rendering presets - Cleaner preferences dialog - Integrated offline user manual - Cleaner advanced codec settings dialog - Improved video thumbnailing performance - "Soft dependencies" manager to warn the user of features requiring additional packages - Port to gtkbuilder - Respect GNOME's button icons setting - Improved startup time - Code cleanups and remove dead code - Properly show property descriptions (blurbs) for advanced codec settings Version 0.14 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2011-05-31 New Features: - Audio and video effects - Completely redesigned project settings dialog, with the ability to create presets - Completely redesigned rendering dialog - Welcome dialog that helps you start a project or load recent projects in two clicks - Ability to preview video, audio and image files before importing - Add a "best fit" zoom button - Ability to jump to an exact position in the timeline - Ability to specify custom aspect ratios and framerates - Show a progress bar when loading projects - 300% faster project timeline loading - Search bar in the Media Library - Ability to detach all the tabs and the previewer - New manpage - Commandline render mode - Use the standard infobar widget all around - Remove hal dependency - Lots of bug fixing Version 0.13.5 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2010-09-16 New Features: - periodic backup of the current project file - easy crossfading transitions of overlapping clips - better icons for link and group operations - new add keyframe button - fixed support for the missing plugins installer - improved support for pictures - various performance improvements (less conversions, faster linking) Version 0.13.4 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2010-03-10 New Features: - video mixing/transparency support - icon view in source list - smoother scrolling - modeless splitting - seek on click - faster waveforms - zoom slider - UI beautifications - Speed optimisations - dbus/hal dependency now optional - translated in 30 languages Version 0.13.3 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2009-09-12 New Features: - Fix rendering failures - UI beautifications - Switch to themeable ruler - Speed optimisations - Show the project name in the window title Version 0.13.2 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2009-08-13 New Features: - Undo/Redo support - Audio-mixing - Ripple/Roll edit - misc fixes Version 0.13.1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2009-05-27 New Features: - core rewrite - multi-layered timeline - trimming features - audio waveforms and video thumbnails in timeline - picture support - New project file format support Version 0.11.3 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2008-12-11 New Features: - Remove usage of gobject as much as possible from non-ui components - Make smarter choices about audio/video sinks - Fix issues with seeking in ruler/viewer - general pylint cleanup - Picture support in the timeline - Improve viewer for proper Display Aspect Ratio - Timeline : Unlink-ing sources is now possible - Fix some issues when using very long sources - SourceList now detachable from main window - Now requires GNonLin 0.10.10 and python >= 2.5 Version 0.11.2 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2008-10-15 New Features: - New advanced timeline interface by Brandon Lewis (SoC) - Capture interface for webcams and network sources by Sarath Lakshman (SoC). - Simple Timeline is gone. - Project save/load now activated by default - Cutting/Trimming/Removing features added to advanced timeline. - Misc fixes and improvements Version 0.11.1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2007-11-18 New Features: - More work on project save/load, use PITIVI_FILE_SUPPORT=1 to try it. - Be more flexible with encoding caps, should fix more issues when encoding. - Fixed issues for non icon-theme-spec compliant systems - i18n updates - Misc fixes Version 0.11.0 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2007-10-14 New Features: - Merging of all the 2007 Summer-Of-Code branch - Simple timeline improvements : trimming and moving of sources - Simple timeline improvement : volume change - Advanced timeline re-activated - Advanced timeline features : cutting and moving of sources - Plugin framework added - File save/load framework added, not activated yet - i18n support, translated in 16 languages Version 0.10.3 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2007-05-30 New Features: - Improvement of first time user experience. - Frame-by-frame seeking - UI improvements for usability - New graphics - i18n support, translated in 14 languages - Critical bugfixes - Unit tests - Advanced view disabled by default Version 0.10.2 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2007-01-31 New Features: - UI improvements for usability - decodebin2 support - Rendering improvements - i18n support, translated in 12 languages - Critical bugfixes Version 0.10.1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2006-05-23 New Features: - More UI improvements for usability - Works with X11/Imagesink - Handles more formats - More startup checks Version 0.10.0 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Released: 2006-04-26 New Features: - Lots of UI improvements for usability - Better error handling - Many playback issues fixed - Works in non-gnome environments
See the Pitivi website's showcase page for video recordings and slides of some of these talks.
- 2014 July 27th: GUADEC (Pitivi)
- 2013 October 22nd: GStreamer Conference (GES)
- 2013 August 4th: GUADEC (Pitivi)
- 2012 August 27th/28th: GStreamer Conference (GES)
- 2012 July 29th: GUADEC (Pitivi & GES)
- 2012 June 9th: GNOME Asia (Pitivi & GES)
- 2011 Dec 10th: ExpoLibre Talca (Pitivi & GES)
- 2011 May 25th: Meego Conference (GES)
- 2011 May 11th: Libre Graphics Meeting 2011 (Pitivi)
- 2010 March 26th or 28th: Ubuntu Global Jam in Montréal (lightning talk about Pitivi, in French)
- 2009 July: GUADEC 2009 (Pitivi)
- 2009 May 8th: Libre Graphics Meeting 2009 (Pitivi)
- 2006 July 22nd: LUGRadio Live 2006
- 2006 June 23rd-30th: GUADEC 2006 (Pitivi)
In the Media
For a roundup of mentions in the media, see the Praise page.
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