Apr 30, 2019.
Version 19.04 is now available for
This version is the usual roundup of recent fixes and minor feature additions.
The development team especially thanks forum members @Paul2, @sauron, and @DRM
for their contributions to this release.
Date column to Playlist Details view. Added
Set File Date… to the Playlist menu and item context menu. Added
Sort By Name and Sort By Date to the Playlist menu.
These are single-shot sorting commands. The playlist is still fixed-ordering.
The new options do not automatically sort new playlist entries. Added new video filters:
Audio Dance Visualization
Audio Light Visualization
Zoom 300%, 400%, 500%, 750%, and 1000% to the player’s zoom menu. Added
Settings > Drawing Method > Software (Mesa) on Windows.
This is not good for performance, but it improves compatibility. Use only as
a last resort. Added
Display Method > OpenGL or Software (Mesa) on Linux. Added
Norwegian Nynorsk translation. Fixes
Fixed reading some AVCHD files after a camcorder splits.
Cosmetic fixes for timecode spinner and toolbar icons on high DPI systems.
Bundled libnsl for Linux to fix Fedora.
Video Waveform scope graticule not showing on non-dark theme. Fixed incorrect compositing z-order after
Insert Track. Fixed cosmetic problem with main toolbar using
System theme on macOS. Fixed current track changes after inserting or overwriting a clip in Timeline.
Fixed absolute paths can be introduced on Windows when using a project folder.
Fixed sometimes showing forward slashes for file paths on Windows.
Fixed first clip does not start at beginning when drop to Timeline after
File > New or File > Close. Fixed
Properties > Convert and Reverse on files with album art or
embedded thumbnail. Fixed a possible crash on
File > New or File > Close. Fixed filters on clips not extended into transition when adding a transition
by trimming or resizing a transition.
Open Other > ALSA Audio on toolbar on Linux. Fixed changing
Properties > Speed or Color Range on a timeline clip
may crash. Fixed timeline correction when drag clip to another track and then back to
Fixed reloading the
Mask: From File filter resets Threshold keyframes. Fixed the
Mask: Simple Shape filter does not work when Width or
Height is 0%. Changes and Improvements
Increased parameter ranges in the
Rotate and Scale filter. Added verification that saved MLT XML is well-formed XML before (over-)writing
the target file.
Outline Thickness (3) and alpha of Text filter to
match Open Other > Text and prevent a problem where the text outline is
aliased when the clip is transparent. Changed the version check to use HTTPS for increased privacy.
Added DLL redirection files for other .exe programs on Windows to prioritize
Shotcut-provided DLLs over those in system or $path.
Removed the buggy
Merge with next clip from Timeline clip context menu.