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Plasma

The next generation desktop for Linux

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Plasma

KDE Applications

Powerful, multi-platform, and for everyone

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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GCompris

GCompris

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

GCompris Screenshot
LabPlot

LabPlot

FREE, open source and cross-platform Data Visualization and Analysis software accessible to everyone.

LabPlot Screenshot
Krita

Krita

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

Krita screenshot
Kdenlive

Kdenlive

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

Kdenlive Screenshot
Kontact

Kontact

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

Kontact Screenshot

Devices

Buy a computer with Plasma preinstalled

Steam Deck

Steam Deck

The Steam Deck is a portable console that runs the latest AAA games with the flexibility of a full PC.

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 AMD Ryzen 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 devices with Plasma. See all devices

Announcements

Friday, 7 June 2024

KDE Ships Frameworks 6.3.0

KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 6.3.0. Read More
Friday, 24 May 2024

KDE Plasma 6.1 Beta Release

KDE Ships Plasma 6.1 Beta. Read More
Thursday, 23 May 2024

KDE Gear 24.05.0

Dolphin Dolphin lets you navigate your folders and files, move and copy things from one place to another, connect to file servers and manage everything in your local and remote storage. Read More
Tuesday, 21 May 2024

KDE Plasma 6.0.5, Bugfix Release for May

Today KDE releases a bugfix update to KDE Plasma 6. Read More
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KDE Eco

Join the sustainable software movement

Software has a direct affect on energy and resource consumption. KDE has the goal of providing software which does this in a way that reduces software's environmental impact.

Let’s make energy efficient software and digital sustainability part of our community. We can live up to our responsibility for this and future generations!

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KDE Eco Handbook

The handbook "Applying The Blue Angel Criteria To Free Software" gives an overview of the environmental harm driven by software and how the Blue Angel ecolabel — the official environmental label of the German government — provides a benchmark for sustainable software design. Learn how Free Software's values of transparency and user autonomy foster sustainability, as well as how to set up a dedicated lab to measure your software's energy consumption!

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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.