I am looking to install kdenlive, the video editor from KDE and although it is available in the PureOS repo, the version is 2 major updates behind the official distribution. Version 20 is currently available to download on the kdenlive website while the repo has version 18 only.
What’s the best alternative to installing such an application on a Librem laptop?
- Flatpack - I have read some forum recommending it as the future of distribution.
- appimage - which is available to download from the kdenlive website, and as per my understanding is somewhat equivalent to the .exe file on Windows.
- ppa library - this is also maintained up to date for kdenlive.
I am tempted to use the ppa library as this has worked for other apps. However, I would like to hear anyone else’s recommendation/experience on the more general question of maintaining applications updated.