Cinelerra-GG Tutorials/HowTo

Video Tutorials and How To about Cinelerra-GG NLE.
In the excellent Cinelerra-GG's Manual you can find all the information in depth.
These Video Tutorials were created for my memory and for those who may need them.

November 2020 - Sad Days

For "our" friend GoodGuy

Download and first run

Download and first run [3:15]

Cinelerra GG's Themes

Cinelerra GG's Themes [2:11]

Windows overview and User Layout

Windows overview and User Layout [3:04]

Create a new Project and Load videos

Create a new Project and Load videos [5:28]

Editing

Insert the clips in the Timeline

Editing: Insert the clips in the Timeline [3:59]

Drag and Drop from Resources to Timeline.
Drag and Drop from Resources to Compositor, and it means in the Timeline.
From Resources to Timeline through the Viewer ("Two screen editing").
SPLICE (Insert ) and OVERWRITE.
Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191031.x86_64-static

Editing

Color Title Bars and Assets (Autocolor)

Editing: Color Title Bars and Assets (Autocolor) [7:08]

Multiple selection of the clips - Clear before toggle option
Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191031.x86_64-static

Editing

Two screen editing

Editing: Two screen editing [8:04]

Cut and Past editing mode - SPLICE (Insert) and OVERWRITE.
OVERWRITE exactly on a precise region in Timeline (with In and Out Points on Timeline).
OVERWRITE exactly on a precise region in Timeline (with highlighted region).
Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191031.x86_64-static

Editing

Drag and Drop editing

Editing: Drag and Drop editing [10:30]

Move an edit in the Timeline
Move more edits together with multiple selections - Create a Group
Move more edits with Grouping edits - UnGroup a Group
Delete an Edit or a Group in the Timeline: Cut and Mute
Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191231.x86_64-static

Editing

How Ripple, Rolling, Slip and Slide work

Editing: Ripple, Rolling, Slip and Slide [13.39]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20200229.x86_64-static

Editing

Multi Camera editing

Editing: Multi Camera editing [6:52]

Multi camera, Mixer Viewers.
Expert usage, using Proxy with "Open Mixers".
Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20181231.x86_64-static_PE

Editing

Timeline: Re-arrange the tracks' order

Timeline: Re-arrange the tracks' order [4:21]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191031.x86_64-static

Editing

Slow Motion with high FPS video source

Editing: Slow Motion with high FPS video source [3:59]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191031.x86_64-static

Editing

Using Interview Mode to rebuild the Timeline from a lost Audio Channel

Using Interview Mode to rebuild the Timeline from a lost Audio Channel [6:31]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20201031.x86_64-static_PE

Bins Management

Subclips, Storyboard,... and User Bins

Subclips, Storyboard,... and User Bins [6:38]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191031.x86_64-static_PE

Bins Management

Clips Bin, User Clips Bin,... and Proxy

Clips Bin, User Clips Bin,... and Proxy [4:08]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191031.x86_64-static_PE

Sequences

Working with the Sequences

Working with the Sequences [5:52]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191031.x86_64-static

Sequences

Nesting the Sequences in a Master Project

Nesting the Sequences in a Master Project [7:22]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191031.x86_64-static

Sequences

Nesting the Sequences in a Master Project
Workaround for Proxy

Nesting the Sequences in a Master Project - Workaround for Proxy [3:57]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191031.x86_64-static

Effects

White Balance with Color Balance effect

Color Correction: White Balance with Color Balance effect [3:07]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20191031.x86_64-static

Effects

Titles in an empty Video track and some effects

Effects: Titles in an empty Video track and some effects [8:14]

Effects: Title - Rotate - Wave - Crop & Position.
Keyframes and Autos keyframes.
Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20200131.x86_64-static_PE

Effects

Transition between two edits with different effects

Effects: Transition between two edits with different effects [4:59]

Note: keep in mind that this workaround produces an “artificial” (incorrect) output effect.
Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20190930.x86_64-static_PE

Effects

How to stack Effects better... and Detach

Effects: How to stack Effects better... and Detach [4:10]

Moving an Effect without affecting the others.
Re-Align the effects: using Drag and Drop frame by frame, or using Roll tool and the magnetic features.
Workflow to Detach (delete) an Effect without the others being moved.
Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20200531.x86_64-static_PE

Effects

Title Animation

Effects: Title Animation [6:56]

Effects: Title - Crop & Position. And Mask tool.
Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20201031.x86_64-static_PE

Effects

Title Animation 2

Effects: Title Animation 2 [9:59]

Effects: Title - Crop & Position - Sketcher. And Mask tool.
Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20201031.x86_64-static_PE

Effects

Title Animation 3 (Blink and Highlight)

Effects: Title Animation 3 [12:23]

Effects: Title - Blur - Sketcher - Overlay.
Tools: Mute keyframes - Allow keyframe spanning.
Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20201031.x86_64-static_PE

Effects

Keyframes: Copy and Paste

Autos and Plugins (Effects) keyframes: Copy and Paste [6:58]

  • 00:32 --> ALL keyframes (Fade and Plugin keyframes)
  • 01:04 --> Autos (keyframes) ONLY
  • 01:30 --> Plugins keyframes ONLY
  • 01:59 --> Autos + Plugins keyframes to an other edit
  • 02:46 --> Plugins keyframes ONLY to an other edit
  • 03:35 --> Using "Preset Edit"
  • 05:07 --> Copy and Paste Plugins with keyframes without overwriting others Plugins [ WORKAROUND ]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20201031.x86_64-static_PE

Subtitles using a .SRT file like a "guide"

Subtitles using a .SRT file like a "guide" [7:16]

Cinelerra-GG version: ub16.04-20190531.x86_64-static