Split Screen Tutorial

This tutorial walks you through the steps to create a picture-in-picture (PIP) effect.

Written Tutorials

See Quick Start for a step-by-step introductory tutorial

Introduction to Kdenlive by Seth Kenlon

10 tools for visual effects with Kdenlive by Seth Kenlon

Basic masking in Kdenlive by Seth Kenlon


Some of these written tutorials were created a long time ago and reference much older versions of Kdenlive. While underlying techniques may still work, Kdenlive has added many new features or changed the way editing can be done in the meantime.

Video Tutorials

Image and Title Layers Transparency Tutorial - Open Source Bug

How to do pan and zoom with Kdenlive video editor - Peter Thomson

Keyframe Animation - Linuceum

Kdenlive Tutorials by Arkengheist 2.0: Many tutorials including Text effects, Transitions, Timelapse, Animation, Lower Thirds, Rotoscoping, and more.

A whole series of tutorials covering 2019 to 2023 - Victoriano de Jesus

More videos can be found using a YouTube search and on the Vimeo Kdenlive Tutorial Channel.