Best Video Editor for linux – KdenLive Video Editor

Kdenlive is an free and open source Non-Linear video editor for linux. It is based on MLT Framework and built on Qt and the KDE Frameworks libraries. The mac port is available but outdated and windows port will come soon. Kdenlive is a multi-track video editing software.You can add several audio and video tracks. It supports almost all audio and video formats. It uses FFmpeg libraries. It comes with configurable user interface and custom Keyboard shortcuts. Using KdenLive, you can create 2D titles for your video project.
It also comes with many effects and some standard transform options.


You can monitor your audio level and color scopes with Audio Meter, Histogram, Waveform, Vectorscope and RGB Parade. It creates low resolution copies of your source clips to edit and render using full resolution on any other computer.

Some other features are automatic backup, Webcam capture, Timeline preview and Keyframeable effects.

How to install KdenLive Video Editor on Ubuntu

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To install KdenLive on ubuntu, you need to add KdenLive authors’s official repository. Open terminal and run the below command.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kdenlive/kdenlive-stable

Then type your ubuntu password.And hit enter key confirm the installation.
Then type the below command and hit enter,

sudo apt-get update

Then type the below command and hit enter to install KdenLive video editor.

sudo apt-get install kdenlive

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You can also install it via the ubuntu official repository.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kdenlive

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You can also install it via the snap package of latest stable release.

sudo snap install --edge --devmode kdenlive

After the successful installation restart ubuntu and click the Dash home from unity launcher. And type KdenLive in the search field.Then click KdenLive to open the installed KdenLive video editor.

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