Capturing Audio (Dubbing)

You can use Kdenlive to capture audio from a microphone while you play your project in the Project Monitor. In this way you can dub in a voiceover. More details on track audio recording

Version 19.04

An option in track headers allows you to have audio record controls. This enables you to play your project while recording a voice over comment. Very handy for making tutorials.

You will need to right-click an audio track and then click Show Record Controls.


Right-click a folder in the project bin and enable Default Target Folder for Audio Captures and any audio recordings you made on an audio record track will be put there automatically.

audio capture folder


This will likely record stereo audio, which can be mixed down to mono using the Audio correction Copy Channels effect.