Application Topic
   >  Introducing Video Editing
   >  Uploading Video
   >  Installing Kino
   >  Inserting Scenes in Kino
   >  Cutting Scenes in Kino
   >  Scene Transition in Kino
   >  Locating Scenes in Kino
   >  Exporting Video from Kino
   >  Installing KDEnlive
   >  Configuring KDEnlive
   >  Importing Clips into KDEnlive
   >  Editing Video in KDEnlive
   >  Editing Audio in KDEnlive
   >  Adding Transitions in KDEnlive
   >  Blending Video Tracks in KDEnlive
   >  Pan & Zoom in KDEnlive
   >  Rendering Video in KDEnlive
   >  Video Masking in KDEnlive


Inserting Video into the Kino Video Editor

Inserting Video Into Kino

Once Kino starts, the main screen will display:

Kino Main Screen

To insert your first clip, click on the "insert before" (Kino Insert Before icon) or "insert after" (Kino Insert After icon) icon in the toolbar. This will bring up a file selection dialogue box: select the video file you wish to insert, then click "OK":

Kino import file dialogue

If the file is not in Kino's preferred format (.dv), then it will ask you if you want to convert the video file - just click "OK":

Kino Convert to DV Format Msg

Pick the correct video format - NTSC (USA) or PAL (Europe):

Choose Video Format

The conversion progress begins -and a progress bar is shown:

Kino Conversion Progress

Once completed, you should see a thumbnail of the imported video in the left hand "storyboard" pane:

Kino Storyboard containing imported video

Note: if you want to want to insert one video file part way through another, you will need to use the "split" icon (-see next section) to split the original scene at the place you want to insert the new footage. Once this is done, you can then use the "insert before" or "insert after" icons to import the video as a new scene between the two parts of the original

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