How To Download, and install Kdenlive on Windows 11

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Kdenlive is a free and open-source video editing software for Linux, macOS, and Windows operating systems. It provides a powerful and intuitive interface that allows users to edit and create videos with ease.

Kdenlive supports various video and audio formats and codecs, including HD, 2K, and 4K resolutions. It offers a range of features such as multi-track editing, effects, transitions, titles, and audio mixing. Users can also add and edit subtitles, color correction, and grading.

Kdenlive is designed for both amateur and professional video editors, with a range of features that can be used to create anything from simple videos to complex projects. It is a popular video editing software among content creators, video bloggers, and filmmakers who are looking for a free and open-source alternative to proprietary video editing software.

How Download, and install Kdenlive on Windows 11

First things first, you will need to access the Kdenlive installer from its website.

Kdenlive Download link

Go to the link given above and then select Installable under Windows.

Click on Keep to start the download.

Once downloaded, run this executable file. 

Click Next.

Select whether you want to install it for everyone or just yourself. Then click Next.

Click Next to continue installing it in the default location. 

Click on Install.

Wait for the installation to finish.

Once done, click on Finish.

And that’s it! Kdenlive is ready to be used.

Method 2: Using the winget command tool

The Winget command tool provides yet another way to download and install Kdenlive. To run this command, we’ll be using the Command Prompt. Follow along to install Kdenlive using the winget command tool.

Press Start, type cmd, then right-click on Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.

Now type the following command:

winget install -e --id KDE.Kdenlive

Hit Enter. This will begin the initializing process. 

You will be asked to agree to the agreement terms. To do so, type and hit Enter.

This will start downloading the Kdenlive.exe package. 

Once it is installed, you will see the “Successfully installed” message.

How to make Kdenlive the default video editor app on Windows 11

To make Kdenlive the default video editor app on Windows 11, follow the steps given below:

Press Win+I to open the Settings app. Then click on Apps in the left pane.

Click on Default apps.

Under “Set defaults for applications”, scroll down and select the app that is currently your default video editor. In our case it is Clipchamp. 

Here, you will find a bunch of files that are set to run with your current default video editor app. Click on one to change its default app.

Then scroll down and select Choose an app on your PC.

Now navigate to the folder where Kdenlive is installed. By default its executable file will be found at the following address:

C:\Program Files\kdenlive\bin

Select kdenlive.exe and click on Open.

Then click on Set default.

This will make Kdenlive the default app for the chosen file format. 

Now do the same for all such formats that are associated with your video editor app and change it to Kdenlive.exe. Once done, Kdenlive would become your default app for video editing purposes.

How to uninstall Kdenlive on Windows 11?

Uninstalling Kdenlive is as simple as uninstalling any other app on Windows 11. Here’s how to do so:

Press Win+I to open the Settings app. Then click on Apps in the left pane.

Now select Installed app.

Scroll down your list of apps and click on the three-dot icon next to kdenlive.

Select Uninstall.

Then click on Uninstall again.

This will open up the kdenlive uninstaller. Click on Uninstall to continue with the uninstallation.

Once done, click on Close.

And just like that, you have uninstalled Kdenlive from Windows 11.

Mohamed SAKHRI

my name is Mohamed SAKHRI, and I am the creator and editor-in-chief of Easy Tech Tutorials. As a passionate technology enthusiast, I have been blogging for some time now, providing practical and helpful guides for various operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and macOS, as well as Android tips and tricks. Additionally, I also write about WordPress. I am currently 35 years old.

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