PiTiVi 0.13.3 “… we shall never (sur)render”

Hi all,

The PiTiVi team is proud to announce a new release of the PiTiVi open-source video editor.


  • Fix rendering failures
  • UI beautifications
  • Switch to themeable ruler
  • Speed optimisations
  • Show the project name in the window title

More details can be found in the release notes. As usual, packages are available for debian/unstable as well as Ubuntu Jaunty in the gstreamer-developers PPA.

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  1. Posted September 12, 2009 at 11:26 pm | Permalink

    Hallo Edward, when PiTiVi 0.13.2 has beend released, I was told that PiTiVi 0.13.3 will get transitions and effects. Obviously this has been postponed. Do you know when animations will be implemented?

  2. Ignacius
    Posted September 13, 2009 at 11:26 am | Permalink

    Wasn’t supposed to have transitions in for this version? Has there been any progress on this? Is there any new roadmap?

  3. Posted September 13, 2009 at 11:38 am | Permalink

    Christoph, Ignacius : Video mixing (and therefore transitions) have been postponed for the time being due to some severe performance issues which we decided not to induce on users for this release. It’s being worked on though, don’t worry about that (you can checkout the ‘videomixer’ branch in my personal git repository on git.pitivi.org).

    The planned features for the next release (which will might most likely happen within the next 4 weeks) are merging all the UI work Brandon has been working on, as well as (finally) merging the videomixer branch if we can make it fast enough.

  4. Posted September 15, 2009 at 12:51 pm | Permalink

    Great news. Thanks for all your work!

  5. Posted November 8, 2009 at 6:13 pm | Permalink

    I can’t wait. This program seems to be very solid so far. It’s got nearly all the basic features I’ve been looking for: ability to separate audio from visual, representations of both audio and visual, a clean concise UI and doesn’t ramp my CPU to 80% or higher which allows for smooth playback. When transitions and effects come into play this will be excellent. Keep up the good work.

  6. Moras
    Posted November 17, 2009 at 7:26 am | Permalink

    Is pitivi dead? Will there never be a transition edit done with pitivi?

  7. Kılıç Köken
    Posted November 27, 2009 at 12:14 am | Permalink

    Pitivi is my favourite video editor.

    Keep up good work.

  8. jay jay
    Posted December 15, 2009 at 8:53 am | Permalink

    i doubt the project is dead since i ubuntu is putting the program into its next distro release i believe. i like the program also though it does seem to take a long time to render projects even though i have a 2.6ghz quad core processor.

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