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Best Laptops for Kdenlive

Kdenlive is a free and Open Source Video Editor.

Laptop Requirements for Kdenlive

The system requirements are lightweight; nearly any new laptop will work for running Kdenlive.

16gb is a high amount of RAM, which has to be taken to account when choosing a laptop. 4gb is enough if you only want to meet the minimum requirements.

Windows System Requirements

Minimum:
  • Operating System: 64-bit Windows 7 or newer
  • Processor: x86 Intel or AMD; at least one 2 GHz core for SD-Video, 4 cores for HD-Video, and 8 cores for 4K-Video.
  • Graphics Processing Unit: OpenGL 2.0 that works correctly and is compatible. On Windows, you can also use a card with good, compatible DirectX 9 or 11 drivers.
  • Memory (RAM): At least 4 GB for SD-Video, 8 GB for HD-Video
Recommended:
  • Operating System: 64-bit Windows 7 or newer
  • Processor: x86 Intel or AMD; at least one 2 GHz core for SD-Video, 4 cores for HD-Video, and 8 cores for 4K-Video.
  • Graphics Processing Unit: OpenGL 2.0 that works correctly and is compatible. On Windows, you can also use a card with good, compatible DirectX 9 or 11 drivers.
  • Memory (RAM): 16 GB for 4K-Video.

Best Windows Laptops for Kdenlive

These laptops meet the recommended system requirements and let you use the software to its full extent without stutter.

16″
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 16″
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 16″
82XY0032US
2023 modelTrusted brand16 GB RAM2-in-1 laptopTouchscreenAMD CPU
$849.99
$729.99
15″
MSI THINGF6312066 15″
MSI THINGF6312066 15″
Play 70% of new games on recommended RTX 4050 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi7 CPU
$999.00
$855.00
13″
Microsoft Surface RBG-00051 13″
Microsoft Surface RBG-00051 13″
16 GB RAMThinTouchscreenLightweighti7 CPUHigh resolution
$1,699.99
$1,169.99
15″
Microsoft Surface RIP-00026 15″
Microsoft Surface RIP-00026 15″
16 GB RAMThinTouchscreeni7 CPUHigh resolution
$1,799.99
$1,269.99
15″
Microsoft Surface RKL-00001 15″
Microsoft Surface RKL-00001 15″
32 GB RAMThinTouchscreeni7 CPUHigh resolution
$2,399.99
$1,849.99
15″
HP Envy x360 15″
HP Envy x360 15″
2023 modelTrusted brand32 GB RAMThin2-in-1 laptopTouchscreen
$898.00
$883.55
13″
Microsoft Surface Pro 9 13″
Microsoft Surface Pro 9 13″
QIL-00001
16 GB RAM2-in-1 laptopTouchscreenLightweight120hz screeni7 CPU
$1,599.99
$1,099.00
15″
HP Envy x360 2-in-1 15″
HP Envy x360 2-in-1 15″
ENVY
Trusted brand32 GB RAM2-in-1 laptopAMD CPU
$678.00
13″
Microsoft Surface Pro 9 13″
Microsoft Surface Pro 9 13″
QLP-00001
32 GB RAM2-in-1 laptopTouchscreenLightweight120hz screeni7 CPU
$2,599.99
$2,049.99
16″
ASUS ROG Strix G16
ASUS ROG Strix G16
G614JV-AS73
Play 80% of new games on recommended RTX 4060 GPU2023 model16 GB RAMi7 CPU
$1,360.88
$1,359.00
13″
Microsoft Surface Pro 9 13″
Microsoft Surface Pro 9 13″
RYI-00001
16 GB RAM2-in-1 laptopTouchscreenLightweight
$1,899.99
$1,499.99
15″
Microsoft Surface RIP-00001 15″
Microsoft Surface RIP-00001 15″
16 GB RAMThinTouchscreeni7 CPUHigh resolution
$1,799.99
$1,299.99
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Budget Windows Laptops for Kdenlive

These cheaper options meet the minimum system requirements stated by the developer. You may experience slowness in some parts of the software.

14″
Acer Aspire 3 Spin 14
Acer Aspire 3 Spin 14
NX.KN1AA.004
Popular2023 model8 GB RAMThin2-in-1 laptopTouchscreen
$439.99
$374.74
15″
HP 15-dy2718nr
HP 15-dy2718nr
Trusted brand12 GB RAMi7 CPU
$599.95
15″
HP TPN-Q222 15″
HP TPN-Q222 15″
Popular2023 modelTrusted brand32 GB RAMThinTouchscreen
$466.98
$445.00
15″
HP Victus 15
HP Victus 15
TPN-Q279598U1AV
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 2050 GPU16 GB RAMAMD CPU
$647.00
15″
MSI GF63 15″
MSI GF63 15″
11263
Play 70% of new games on minimum RTX 3050 GPU8 GB RAMi5 CPU
$655.00
$654.00
15″
HP Pavilion 15″
HP Pavilion 15″
2023 modelTrusted brand16 GB RAMThinTouchscreeni3 CPU
$416.38
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Mac System Requirements

Recommended:
  • Operating System: Apple macOS 10.13.6 (High Sierra) or newer
  • Processor: x86 Intel or AMD; at least one 2 GHz core for SD-Video, 4 cores for HD-Video, and 8 cores for 4K-Video.
  • Graphics Processing Unit: OpenGL 2.0 that works correctly and is compatible. On Windows, you can also use a card with good, compatible DirectX 9 or 11 drivers.
  • Memory (RAM): 16 GB for 4K-Video.

Recommended Macbooks for Kdenlive

These laptops meet the system requirements stated by the developer.

16″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 16″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 16″
MRW13LL/A
Trusted brand18 GB RAMThin
$2,499.00
$2,299.00
14″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 14″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 14″
MRX43LL/A
Trusted brand18 GB RAMThin
$2,399.00
$2,234.00
14″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 14″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 14″
MRX33LL/A
Trusted brand18 GB RAMThin
$1,999.00
$1,799.00
14″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 14″
Apple MacBook M3 Pro 14″
MRX63LL/A
Trusted brand18 GB RAMThin
$1,999.00
$1,799.00
15″
Apple MacBook Air 15″
Apple MacBook Air 15″
Z18T0LL/A
Trusted brand16 GB RAMThin
$1,499.00
15″
Apple MacBook Air 15″
Apple MacBook Air 15″
Trusted brand16 GB RAM
$1,728.00
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Updated on October 19, 2022.
These recommendations are based on technical details and requirements. We can't guarantee that the video-editing will run on every laptop.