Install Kdenlive in Ubuntu 22.04

In this article, we cover how to install Kdenlive in Ubuntu 22.04 release. It is a free and open source cross-platform video editing application. The video processing is done through an open source multimedia framework – Media Lovin’ Toolkit (MLT) framework.

One of its most notable feature is proxy editing. It mainly lets us edit clips with ease by creating low resolution copies. And, when we are done it would do a full scale render. This ensures that our system resources could be utilized someplace else while we edit the clips. Furthermore, it also supports various audio and video file formats.

The package is available to install through standard Ubuntu repository. We cover its installation steps next.

Note: Following operations require superuser privileges. In case you don’t have one then we advise you to contact your System Administrator for assistance.

Install Kdenlive in Ubuntu 22.04

First, update the repository. This would get us the latest version of the package available. Hence, open a terminal and issue the following –

sudo apt update

Next, to install Kdenlive –

sudo apt install kdenlive

Now, we can launch the application from our systems’ main menu. To check for the version installed –

kdenlive -v

For us it was (version available at the time of writing) –

kdenlive 21.12.3

In conclusion, we have covered how to install Kdenlive in Ubuntu 22.04 release.

Additional Info –

The release we covered above was a stable one. Apart from that, there are Daily builds (the unstable ones) and archived releases available on the website. If you want to work with archived releases due to project requirements then, those releases can be downloaded from the Downloads page of Kdenlive’s official website.

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