Kdenlive/Manual/Projects and Files/Archiving

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The Archiving feature (Project -> Archive Project, see Project) in Kdenlive allows you to copy all files required by the project (images, video clips, project files,...) to a folder, and alternatively to compress the whole into a tar.gz or a zip file.

Archiving changes the project file to update the path of video clips to the archived versions.

This can be useful if you finished working on a project and want to keep a copy of it, or if you want to move a project from one computer to another.

The resulting tar.gz file can be opened directly in Kdenlive. Kdenlive will uncompress it to a location you specify before opening it.

Known problems about Archiving

Note that, if your project has Custom effects, these effects are not embedded in the Archive at the moment (2022). More information about Custom effects:

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