I'm working in a math video using the kdenlive editor. I was fine just using the title clip options and the unicode characters. But when the equation becomes a little bit complex for example an overbrace it becomes hard to achieve and maintain. My question then is, it is possible to use LaTeX syntax for displaying math equations in a video?

I tried use a SVG image from a internet generator, but when export the file to kdenlive it looks cutre.

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    Does cutre mean low quality? If so, could you perhaps export the LaTex equation as a PNG image that has an appropriate resolution w.r.t. the video? E.g. for a fullscreen equation on a full HD video that would be 1920x1080 pixels. Sep 16 '20 at 17:03
  • Yes that's what I mean by cutre. Well, I give a try with PNG, I was skeptical because as I understand the svg image is a vector one so it should not loss quality when import and resize in another program, but it fails. So I suppose the PNG image will be worst. Sep 16 '20 at 17:17
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    SVG is a vector format, but as far as I understand kdenlive (and other video editors) use raster graphics, so your SVG is converted to a raster image before it's included in your video. This conversion can happy in a sub-optimal way, so it's better to do it yourself beforehand into the right size. I never used kdenlive, so it's all rather speculation, so that's why I don't post this as an answer. Sep 16 '20 at 18:11
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    This is more of a ideo question anyway, so perhaps you can go to video stackexchange to pose it there. They might know better how to display crisp png images in kdenlive. Sep 16 '20 at 19:43
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    The only way I know to make videos involve standalone (see tex.stackexchange.com/questions/295585/…). Sep 16 '20 at 23:51

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