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kdenlive is a Multi track non linear video editor . kdenlive is not fully stable yet. It will crash sometimes. The more RAM and a faster CPU makes a signficant improvement in the functionality of kdenlive. The more capable the pc, the significantly less the number of "crashes". It Accepts many audio / video / image formats: mpeg, avi, dv, vob, wav, ogg, mp3, gif (non animated), jpg, png, svg, ... It can Export to many formats: mpeg, dv, vob, realvideo, flash, theora, wav, mp3, xvid, quicktime


kdenlive can be installed from the repositories using synaptic or apt-get install kdenlive


If the application crashes on start up delete this file by entering this in a terminal

rm ~/.kde/share/config/kdenliverc

sudo apt-get install libxcb-composite0 libxcb1-dbg libxcb1-dev - may help stability

Importing footage

The capture system does not work very well. You are probably best off using kino to capture.

Basic Editing


Currently subtitling is not supported third party applications such as http://www.jubler.org/ may work for you.

Other documentation


CategoryGraphicsApplications CategorySoftware

kdenlive (last edited 2017-09-26 20:50:49 by ckimes)