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# About Kdenlive
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[Kdenlive](https://kdenlive.org) is a Free and Open Source video editing application, based on MLT Framework and KDE Frameworks 5. It is distributed under the GNU General Public Licence Version 2.
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# Building from source
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[Instructions to build Kdenlive](https://community.kde.org/Kdenlive/Development) are available on the KDE wiki.
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# Contributing to Kdenlive
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Please note that Kdenlive's Github repo is just a mirror: see [the detailed explanations on how to submit patches](https://community.kde.org/Infrastructure/Github_Mirror).
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We welcome all feedback and offers for help!

* Talk about us!
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* [Report bugs](https://bugs.kde.org) you encounter (if not already done)
* Help other users [on the forum](http://forum.kde.org/viewforum.php?f=262) and bug tracker
* [Help to fill the manual](http://userbase.kde.org/Kdenlive)
* Complete and check [application and documentation translation](http://l10n.kde.org)
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* Prepare video tutorials (intro, special tricks...) in your language
  and send us a link to add in homepage or doc
* Detail improvement suggestions
  we don't test every (any?) other video editor, so give precise explanations
* Code! Help fixing bugs, improving usability, optimizing, porting...
  register on KDE infrastructure, study its guidelines, and pick from roadmap: