Plasma

The next generation desktop for Linux

Plasma

KDE Applications

Powerful, multi-platform and for all

Use KDE software to surf the web, keep in touch with colleagues, friends and family, manage your files, enjoy music and videos; and get creative and productive at work. The KDE community develops and maintains more than 200 applications which run on any Linux desktop, and often other platforms too.

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Krita

Get creative and draw beautiful artwork with Krita. A professional grade painting application.

Krita screenshot

Kdenlive

Kdenlive allows you to edit your videos and add special effects and transitions.

Kdenlive Screenshot

Kontact

Handle all your emails, calendars and contacts within a single window with Kontact.

Kontact Screenshot

Kdevelop

KDevelop is a cross-platform IDE for C, C++, Python, QML/JavaScript and PHP

KDevelop Screenshot

GCompris

GCompris is a high quality educational software suite, including a large number of activities for children aged 2 to 10.

GCompris Screenshot

Hardware

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Pinebook Pro
Pinebook Pro

The Pinebook Pro is an affordable ARM powered laptop. It is modular and hackable in a way that only an Open Source project can be.

KDE Slimbook
KDE Slimbook

The Slimbook is a shiny, sleek and good looking laptop that can do any task thanks to its powerful intel core-series processor.

Kubuntu Focus
KFocus

The Kubuntu Focus laptop is a high-powered, workflow-focused laptop which ships with Kubuntu installed.

Other hardware manufacturers are selling computers with Plasma. See all hardware

Announcements

Tue, 27 Oct 2020

KDE Plasma 5.20.2, bugfix Release for October

Today KDE releases a bugfix update to KDE Plasma 5 Read Full Story
Tue, 13 Oct 2020

Plasma 5.20: One absolutely massive release

Plasma 5.20, by all accounts a massive release, is here. Plasma 5.20 comes with tons of new features and improvements which will make your Plasma desktop experience easier, smoother and more fun. Read Full Story
Sat, 10 Oct 2020

Release of KDE Frameworks 5.75.0

October 10, 2020. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.75.0. KDE Frameworks are over 70 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms. Read Full Story
Thu, 10 Sep 2020

KDE's October 2020 Apps Update

After Akademy, a bumper month of new software updates and bugfixes has arrived in KDE’s apps. Read Full Story
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The KDE Community

An international team developing and distributing Open Source software.

Our community has developed a wide variety of applications for communication, work, education and entertainment. We have a strong focus on finding innovative solutions to old and new problems, creating a vibrant, open atmosphere for experimentation.

Group photo of LaKademy 2018
LaKademy 2018 - Salvador, Brazil
Plasma Sprint
Plasma Sprint - Berlin, Germany
KDE goals
KDE Goals
KDenlive Sprint group photo
Kdenlive Sprint - Paris, France
Conf.KDE.in group photo
conf.kde.in - Delhi, India
KDE GSoC students group photo
Google Summer of Code Students
LaKademy 2018 group photo
Lakademy - Florianopolis, Brazil
KDE Connect Sprint
KDE Connect Sprint - Barcelona