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Change Logs

* Wed Feb 02 2022 Bjørn Lie <>
- Add ddf2369d1fc6fddd63f676cc905a8b8e96291a4c.patch: Fix build
  with meson 0.60 and newer.
- Drop pitivi-rpmlintrc, no longer needed.
* Thu Nov 11 2021 Steve Kowalik <>
- Remove unneeded BuildRequires on python3-nose.
* Thu Nov 04 2021 Bjørn Lie <>
- Replace enable-docs=true option with new disable-help=false
  option passed to meson.
* Mon Sep 20 2021 Stanislav Brabec <>
- Remove obsolete translation-update-upstream support
* Tue Jun 01 2021 Paolo Stivanin <>
- Update to version 2021.05:
  + 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.
* Thu Feb 04 2021 Callum Farmer <>
- Update to version 2021.01:
  + The Render dialog has been further simplified.
  + Lots of bugfixes.
* Sat Nov 14 2020 Bjørn Lie <>
- Replace pkgconfig(gst-transcoder-1.0) with
  pkgconfig(gstreamer-transcoder-1.0) BuildRequires.
* Tue Oct 27 2020
- Update to version 2020.09.2:
  + timeline: Fix update_clips_asset.
  + Updated translations.
* Sat Oct 24 2020 Marcus Rueckert <>
- Bump requires for GST and GES to the version required for pitivi.
* Thu Oct 15 2020
- Update to version 2020.09.1:
  + Updated translations.
* Tue Oct 06 2020
- Update to version 2020.09:
  + 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
  + 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.
- Drop pitivi-Support-python-3.8.patch: fixed upstream.
* Mon Mar 30 2020 Dominique Leuenberger <>
- Add pitivi-Support-python-3.8.patch: Support building against
  python 3.8.
* Sat Jan 25 2020 Dominique Leuenberger <>
- No longer recommend -lang: supplements are in use
* Sun Sep 16 2018 Bernhard Wiedemann <>
- Patch before build to ensure reproducible builds
* Mon Sep 10 2018 Jan Engelhardt <>
- Trim filler wording from description
* Fri Sep 07 2018
- Update to version 0.999:
  + Selecting a range of clips can be done by clicking followed by
  + The advanced settings of the h264 encoder allow specifying a
  + 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.
- Drop update-desktop-files BuildRequires and macro, no longer
* Thu Jun 14 2018
- Clean up the spec, make all warnings to go away.
- Add pitivi-rpmlintrc to disable warnings, which don't make
  sense for this package (that overflow of documentation are
  locale, not true documentation).
Version: 0.99-bp150.1.3
* Wed Feb 28 2018
- Modernize spec-file by calling spec-cleaner
* Thu Sep 21 2017
- Update to version 0.99:
  + Many performance improvements.
  + Lots of bug fixing.
- Add meson BuildRequires, and switch autotools macros configure,
  make and makeinstall to meson, meson_build and meson_install
  following upstream switch to Meson Build System.
- Add pkgconfig(gstreamer-1.0) BuildRequires: new dependency.
- Drop intltool BuildRequires: no longer needed.
- Drop %desktop_database_*, %icon_theme_cache_* and
  %mime_database_* post/postun macros: the functionality is now
  covered by file triggers.
* Sun Jul 02 2017
- Update to version 0.98.1:
  + Bug fix release to ensure compatibility with Gst 1.12.
* Sun Feb 05 2017
- Add gstreamer-transcoder as runtime dependency in order to avoid
  crashes when importing files (boo#1023627).
* Wed Dec 07 2016
- Update to version 0.98:
  + 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.
- Drop pitivi-git-is-optional.patch and
  pitivi-translate-appdata.patch: fixed upstream.
* Thu Oct 13 2016
- Add pitivi-translate-appdata.patch: Fix translation of
* Tue Aug 16 2016
- Update to version 0.97.1:
  + 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.
- Add pkgconfig(gst-transcoder-1.0) BuildRequires: new dependency
  (which was shipped as a submodule in the tarball; remove the
  bundled version during prep).
- Add meson and python3-nose BuildRequires: build system was ported
  to meson.
- No longer use configure macro: upstream uses meson, which
  provides configure for convenience, but it's not autoconf.
- Add pitivi-git-is-optional.patch: Do not require 'git' to be
  present when building released tarballs.
* Fri Jul 01 2016
- Update to version 0.96:
  + Besides the usual cleanup and bug squashing, this release
    brings a fundamental feature which greatly improves the edit
    experience. Now you can edit and render a video project with
    any video files with great accuracy, thanks to proxy files.
* Wed Jan 20 2016
- Add missing requirement: python3-matplotlib-gtk3 (pitivi 0.95
  doesn't start without it).
* Wed Dec 16 2015
- Update to version 0.95:
  + The timeline has been rewritten purely in GTK+.
  + The glimagesink video rendering widget was replaced by
  + 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.
- Add pkgconfig(gstreamer-1.0), pkgconfig(gstreamer-video-1.0) and
  pkgconfig(gtk+-3.0) BuildRequires: new dependencies.
- Drop gstreamer-plugin-gnonlin Requires: no longer needed.
* Mon Jun 01 2015
- Add python3-cairo requires: yet an other hard dependency to
  start pitivi (boo#905667).
* Tue Nov 18 2014
- Add python3-numpy and python3-gst requires: hard dependencies to
  start pitivi.
* Tue Nov 04 2014
- Update to version 0.94:
  + 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
  + 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.
- Update BuildRequires for python3 port:
  + Replace python-cairo-devel with python3-cairo-devel and
    python-devel with python3-gobject.
  + Replace python-gobject requires by python3-gobject: pitivi has
  been ported to Python3.
- Add explicit typelib-1_0-GES-1_0 Requires, so we can specify the
  minimum version.
* Mon Oct 20 2014
- Add gstreamer-plugin-gnonlin requires: hard dependency to
  start pitivi.
* Fri Jul 11 2014
- Update to version 0.93:
  + Port the viewer and media file previewers to use a Clutter
    video output sink.
  + Visual refinements to the timeline (clip positioning, borders,
  + 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
  + 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.
* Tue Nov 26 2013
- Update to version 0.92:
  + 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.
- Changes from version 0.9.1:
  + 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.
  + See for details
  + Updated translations.
- Add itstool and python-cairo-devel: New dependencies.
- Drop pitivi-help_figures.patch: fixed upstream.
- Remove codecscontainers.jpg and mainwindow.jpg: included in the
  tarball now.
- Drop static python requires: python-gnome, python-gconf,
  python-goocanvas, pythong-gstreamer-0_10-, python-gtk,
  python-setuptools, python-xdg and python-zopeinterface: pitivi
  now uses the GI repository.
- Drop gstreamer-0_10 and gstreamer-0_10-plugin-gnonlin Requires:
  pitivi has been ported to GStreamer 1.0.
- Add gobject-introspection BuildRequires in order to get automatic
  typelib() Requires.
- Add python-gobject Requires.
* Wed Jul 04 2012
- Add pitivi-help_figures.patch: Fix an encoding error in the
  distributed and and change
  mainwindow.png to mainwindow.jpg.
- Add codecscontainers.jpg as source. Due to the encoding error
  addressed by above patch, this file was not present in the
- Add mainwindow.jpg as source: upstream accidentally references
  a .png file in the makefiles, but the real file is a .jpg.
* Thu May 03 2012
- Update to version 0.15.2:
  + Bug fixed for a regression introduced by 0.15.1
  + Updated translations.
* Sat Feb 25 2012
- Update to version 0.15.1:
  + Bug fix release to ensure compatibility with Gst "good" plugins
  + Minor string fixes and additions to the user manual
  + Updated translations.
* Thu Sep 29 2011
- Add frei0r-plugins Recommends: those plugins add many useful
  video effects to Pitivi, which makes the experience of using it
  much better.