Multi-week recap — 25 November 2020

Multi-week recap — 25 November 2020

Highlights: new releases of GIMP, Scribus, FontForge, Synfig, Tahoma2D, LibreDWG, Giada, Ardour, new features in Krita, Inkscape, Olive, Kdenlive, a new take at fullscreen color management with HDR support in Wayland.

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Scribus 1.5.6 and beyond

Scribus 1.5.6 and beyond

New unstable version of Scribus is available with several interesting improvements such as PDF-based printing, PDF 1.6 compatibility with OpenType fonts embedding, and more changes.


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GIMP 2.99.2 vs 2.10.x: which one do you pick?

GIMP 2.99.2 vs 2.10.x: which one do you pick?

Now that the GIMP team is back to releasing both stable and unstable updates, here is the question that a lot of people will be asking. Should they go for 2.99.2? Or should they stick to the stable 2.10 series? What can you realistically expect from this particular release of GIMP and upcoming GIMP v3.0 in general? Here is what I think you need to know to draw your own conclusion.

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RIP Bill Morrow

RIP Bill Morrow

The Cinelerra community is mourning the loss of W.P. Morrow aka Good Guy who passed away at the age of 66 after being hit by a truck while cycling near his home in Longmont, Colorado, last week.

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Week recap — 3 November 2020

Week recap — 3 November 2020

Highlights: Blender Conference was online this year, new releases of BlenderBIM, Pitivi, Shotcut, Qtractor, new free/libre VST3 plugins for Linux, new features in Inkscape, Krita, FreeCAD, Dust3D.


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Multi-week recap — 23 October 2020

Multi-week recap — 23 October 2020

There have been just so many news since my last week recap. Unfortunately, these days, I have to prioritize for my family. So this is going to be an update that covers both recent and not so recent events. Meanwhile, I'd rather skip the Blender 2.90 release because it's been covered so extensively, and v2.91 is in beta now anyway.

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Week recap — 18 August 2020

Week recap — 18 August 2020

Weekly highlights: new releases of Siril, Kdenlive, and Zrythm, EEVEE is getting more sky models, LibreDWG gets v0.11 release and goes beta, Inkscape's GSoC students are having great progress.

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Week recap — 11 August 2020

Week recap — 11 August 2020

Weekly highlights: first alpha release of Akira, new releases of darktable, Pinta, Synfig, Blender, and Qtractor, new features in Olive, Shotcut, and Ardour, more progress with storyboarding support in Krita.


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Week recap — 4 August 2020

Week recap — 4 August 2020

Week highlights: Microsoft joins Blender Fund, new features in GIMP, Krita, FreeCAD, Kdenlive, and Pitivi, new releases of BlenderBIM, LuxCore, Zrythm, and QJackCtl.


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Week recap — 21 July 2020

Week recap — 21 July 2020

Week highlights: new releases of Blender, MusE, Zrythm, MuseScore, new release of darktable shaping up, lots of improvements across multiple major projects like FreeCAD, LibreCAD, BlenderBIM, Siril.


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