September, 2019
Week recap — 10 September 2019

Week recap — 10 September 2019

Week highlights: out-of-canvas pixels now possible in GIMP, Krita team goes on a bugfixing spree, lots of changes in upcoming Blender 2.81 and FreeCAD 0.19, GSoC project for OpenGL rendering in LibreCAD v3 now completed, more work-in-progress goodness in Olive.

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Week recap — 3 September 2019

Week recap — 3 September 2019

Week highlights: Krita team begins working on SAI files support, new releases of StereoPhotoView, Blender Power Sequencer, and Flowblade, even more sculpting awesomeness in Blender and changes in Ardour.

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Week recap — 28 August 2019

Week recap — 28 August 2019

Week highlights: lots of under-the-hood work in GIMP, new features in Krita and Blender, new release of Kdenlive, CUPS changes the license, a variety of projects are wrapping up their GSoC participation for this year and post updates.

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Don’t moan — write code. Oleg Kapitonov on tubeAmp, free guitar amp simulator for Linux

Don’t moan — write code. Oleg Kapitonov on tubeAmp, free guitar amp simulator for Linux

The history of this project is not exactly typical. A few guys gathered in an off-topic section at the linux.org.ru forum to talk about guitar amp/cab simulation on Linux. And mostly, they were unhappy with existing options.

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Week recap — 19 August 2019

Week recap — 19 August 2019

Week highlights: GIMP gets Lua and JavaScript support, Krita gets notifications for new versions availability, new releases of G`MIC, DJV, and Shotcut, more exciting news on sculpting tools in Blender 2.81, a bunch of great tutorials and artwork, and more.

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Week recap — 12 August 2019

Week recap — 12 August 2019

Week highlights: great new features in GIMP, Krita, and RawTherapee, new digiKam release, better sculpting tools coming to Blender 2.81, GSoC project in Pitivi bringing better UI and features, Ardour improving regions workflow.

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Week recap — 4 August 2019

Week recap — 4 August 2019

Week highlights: major changes in GIMP, exciting new features in Krita, new releases of Luminance HDR, Exiv2, Scribus, and FontForge, gazillion of news in the Blender department, new ArmorPaint releases.

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Using non-free tools for the good of FOSS

Using non-free tools for the good of FOSS

While I do owe you quite a few weeklies by now, I'm using this Friday afternoon as an opportunity to talk about something important.

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Interview with Pat David at Libre Graphics Meeting 2019

Interview with Pat David at Libre Graphics Meeting 2019

At Libre Graphics Meeting 2019 in Saarbrücken, I had the fun and privilege to do a quick interview with Pat David, founder of Pixls.us and contributor to GIMP. We talked about how his project evolved and where he thinks we are with free/libre photography tools presently.

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Remembering Peter Linnell

Remembering Peter Linnell

Libre Graphics Meeting 2019 kicked off with talks and workshops today, but in some ways, it's not the same as before. Earlier this year, in March, we lost Peter Linnell to cancer. And it's something I want to talk about.

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