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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.

Acer Nitro 5 AN517-54-79L1
Acer Nitro 5 AN517-54-79L1
NH.QF6AA.002
$1,031.74
$1,019.00
Lenovo Flex 5 14 2-in-1
Lenovo Flex 5 14 2-in-1
81X20005US
$635.19
Dell G16 7620
Dell G16 7620
6DM28
$2,199.99
$2,197.49
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
VNX-00016
$1,499.00
$631.99
HP Pavilion 15
HP Pavilion 15
660N1UAABA
$949.99
$783.88
ASUS TUF Dash 15
ASUS TUF Dash 15
FX517ZM-AS73
$1,299.99
$1,157.37
Lenovo Legion 5 15″
Lenovo Legion 5 15″
82JW00BDUS
$1,189.99
$899.99
HP ENVY 15″
HP ENVY 15″
$1,429.00
$979.00
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
G533ZW-AS94
$1,946.89
$1,926.00
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 15″
$1,149.98
$949.98
LG gram 14″
LG gram 14″
14T90Q-K.AAB6U1
$1,299.99
$999.99
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 12″
VAT-00001
$959.00
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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.

ASUS VivoBook Flip 14
ASUS VivoBook Flip 14
TP470EA-AS34T
$479.99
$416.99
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
Lenovo IdeaPad 15″
82SB0001US
$899.99
$599.99
Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R74Z
Acer Aspire 5 A515-45-R74Z
NX.A84AA.005
$529.99
$459.99
HP Pavilion x360 14″
HP Pavilion x360 14″
39K89UAABA
$809.99
$555.48
Microsoft Surface Go 3 10″
Microsoft Surface Go 3 10″
8VA-00001
$525.80
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-7617 Green
Acer Aspire Vero AV15-51-7617 Green
NX.AYCAA.006
$699.99
$529.99
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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.

Apple MacBook Pro 14” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 14” (2021)
MKGT3LL/A
$2,499.00
$1,999.99
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
MK193LL/A
$2,699.00
$2,299.00
Apple MacBook Pro 14” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 14” (2021)
MKGP3LL/A
$1,934.93
$1,909.00
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
MK183LL/A
$2,499.00
$2,199.00
Apple MacBook Pro 14” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 14” (2021)
MKGR3LL/A
$1,948.94
Apple MacBook Pro 13″
Apple MacBook Pro 13″
Z16S4LL/A
$1,699.00
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
MPTT2LL/A-cr
$849.00
$799.99
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2018)
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2018)
$785.99
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2018)
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2018)
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$929.00
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2018)
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2018)
$767.68
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
MPTU2LL/A
$649.95
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 16” (2021)
MK1F3LL/A
$2,699.00
$2,399.00
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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.