Flowblade 2.8 Released with Customizable Panels Layout, Middlebar

Last updated: February 9, 2021

Flowblade, a multi-track non-linear video editor Linux, released new major 2.8 version today with focused on making the app more configurable.

For 1680 x 1050 and higher screen resolution, now you can change the panels layout by moving panels to different positions using View->Panel Placement submenu.

The Middlebar now is more customizable by selecting View->Middlebar layout->Free Bar and then selecting which items in Middlebar are displayed and in which order via View -> Middlebar layout – > Configure Free Bar….

The keyboard shortcut is also customizable. First create a custom shortcut group via top-left menu button in “Keyboard Shortcuts” dialog, you can then select this group and change the shortcuts as you want.

Other changes in Flowblade 2.8 include:

  • New Flowblade Neutral and Flowblade Gray themes.
  • Use Tool Dock widget to select Timeline Edit Tools
  • Move Filter Selection panel to right side of the Timeline
  • A set colored of icons to be optionally used in the Middlebar
  • Relink a directory feature for Media Relinker
  • New new French language user manual and more.

How to install Flowblade in Ubuntu:

The software offers official DEB binary package available to download at:

Download Flowblade

Just grab the DEB package, then install it either via Gdebi, Software Install, or by running command in terminal:

sudo apt install ./Downloads/flowblade-*.deb


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