Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor, including most recent video technologies.
C++ QML CMake C Groff JavaScript Shell


About Kdenlive

Kdenlive is a video editing application,
based on MLT Framework and KDE Frameworks 5

Please check the project page for more information:

Building from source

You will first need to install development headers dependencies
from your system (mainly KDE and MLT).

Then in the directory where you extracted the source archive
(with custom /install/path):

mkdir build
cd build
cmake .. -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/install/path
make -j4
sudo make install

and then run

Alternately, to get kdenlive with an up-to-date multimedia stack
(isolated from your system), you can use the build-kdenlive.sh from:


We welcome all feedback and offers for help!

* Talk about us!
* Report bugs you encounter (if not already done) on:
* Help other users on forum and bug tracker:
* Help to fill the manual at:
* Complete and check application and documentation translation:
* Prepare video tutorials (intro, special tricks...) in your language
  and send us a link to add in homepage or doc
* Detail improvement suggestions
  we don't test every (any?) other video editor, so give precise explanations
* Code! Help fixing bugs, improving usability, optimizing, porting...
  register on KDE infrastructure, study its guidelines, and pick from roadmap: