Install Kdenlive 0.7.6 Video Editor in Ubuntu Karmic


Video Editors for Ubuntu has once again in the news since the realease of OpenShot Video Editor. Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor, including most recent video technologies. This is by far the best according to many reviews.


Feature List
  • Title module: rewrite, now allows for basic animation (title zoom and scroll)
  • Track rename: users can now rename tracks.
  • Composite transition: keyframes can now be moved.
  • Clip management: image and audio clips are automatically monitored and updated in the timeline whenever they change on disk.
  • User interface cleanup: cleaner look for timeline.
  • Full list of changes here.
Now lets get started with the installation of Kdenlive 0.7.6 in Ubuntu Karmic.

Add PPA and GPG Key First
  • In order to get the latest version of Kdenlive in Ubuntu Karmic, you need to add the new repo for Kdenlive. For that, simply copy-paste the following command in Terminal.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sunab/ppa
  • Done.
Now Install Kdenlive 0.7.6
  • Now, Install this latest release of Kdenlive in Ubuntu Karmic. Again, simply copy-paste the following command in Terminal.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kdenlive
  • Done.
  • Now, simply goto Applications  Sound & Video > Kdenlive in your Ubuntu to get a taste of this all new Video Editor for Ubuntu.
Already a Kdenlive User?
  • If you have already installed Kdenlive in Ubuntu, copy-paste the following commands into Terminal to upgrade to the latest Kdenlive 0.7.6 in Ubuntu Karmic.
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get upgrade
  • Done.

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