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GEGL gets mipmaps, 71 new image processing operations

GEGL gets mipmaps, 71 new image processing operations

GIMP's new image processing engine got its first update in three years, and it's so full of awesome you'd cry and demand GIMP 2.10 released right next to it.

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Resistance is futile, librevenge has arrived

Resistance is futile, librevenge has arrived

Document Liberation released the first public version of librevenge, a new framework used by free tools to open proprietary files from MS Visio and Publisher, Corel DRAW, Adobe FreeHand, Apple Keynote etc.

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What free software projects will be sponsored by Google this summer?

What free software projects will be sponsored by Google this summer?

Last night Google started publishing the list of mentoring organizations that are going to participate in the Summer of Code 2013 program. There's a fair share of content production tools again. What are the opportunities for students exactly?

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FreeType development to be crowdfunded

FreeType development to be crowdfunded

Last week Werner Lemberg started a new crowdfunding campaign aiming to sponsor his work on FreeType — a library that renders fonts on your Linux desktops, as well as iOS- and Android-based devices.

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Color-managed Cairo is slipping away

Color-managed Cairo is slipping away

Can you let a bit of drama enter your life? OK, some more drama? Apparently, Inkscape isn't getting the long anticipated color-managed PDF exporting ability it needs despite the initial work that's already been done.

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Alembic gets materials, lights and collections

Alembic gets materials, lights and collections

Industrial Light and Magic and Sony Pictures Imageworks released a major update to Alembic that brings several key new features to the open framework.

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MyPaint and GEGL: porting evaluation begins

MyPaint and GEGL: porting evaluation begins

GIMP and MyPaint projects have a closer relationship than one might assume. And there’s a chance they could get to the next stage.

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Google Summer of Code 2012: digital media all the way

Google Summer of Code 2012: digital media all the way

Last night the stream of people willing to find out what projects were picked for Google Summer of Code 2012 brought Google's servers to their knees.

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Corel DRAW X6 file format subdued by libcdr

Corel DRAW X6 file format subdued by libcdr

Two months ago we posted an announcement of a new project to deliver a library and a converter from Corel DRAW files to SVG. It's time for an update.

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openNURBS 5.0 gets support for Rhino 5

openNURBS 5.0 gets support for Rhino 5

Bob McNeel notified us that he released openNURBS 5.0, an open source C++/.NET toolkit for reading and writing models in Rhino file format (3DM).

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