What is a .KDENLIVE File And How To Open It – KDE

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Have you came across a file with the .kdenlive extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .kdenlive file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .KDENLIVE file?

The .KDENLIVE file extension is Kdenlive Project File. This file extension was developed by KDE. The format of this video related file is xml.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .kdenlive file on 1 platform.

How to open a .KDENLIVE file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .KDENLIVE file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .KDENLIVE file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .kdenlive file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Kdenlive software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Kdenlive.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .KDENLIVE file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Kdenlive software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .KDENLIVE file?

If you cannot open the .KDENLIVE file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .KDENLIVE file.kdevdlg – Free Software Foundation, .kdevelop – Free Software Foundation, .kdevprj – Free Software Foundation, .kdi – KD Player, .kdk – Kodak. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .KDENLIVE file with the Kdenlive software on Linux.