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Week recap — 4 February 2019

Week recap — 4 February 2019

Highlights of the week: Blender Fund now raises 25K euro a month, Ton Roosendal received Ub Iwerks Award, OpenToonz 1.3 has been released, Intel published open source projects for AV1 encoding and image denoising, FreeCAD got a ton of new features for architects, more new features in Olive.

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Week recap — 28 January 2019

Week recap — 28 January 2019

Week highlights: first MyPaint 2.0 alpha release, new tools In Blender's Grease Pencil, more add-ons ported to Blender 2.80, new features in various video editors, first full sequence screenshot of Spring animated movie in Blender VSE, upcoming IFC diffing in FreeCAD.

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Week recap — 21 January 2019

Week recap — 21 January 2019

Week highlights: new Inkscape releases, new features in GIMP, Krita, and MyPaint, various Blender add-ons' updates, bugfix updates for MuseScore and Sonic Visualiser, new features in Olive and OpenShot.

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Week recap — 14 January 2019

Week recap — 14 January 2019

Week highlights: improved performance in GIMP, better smudging and initial filmic support in MyPaint, more HDR work in Krita, various improvements in many NLEs, stereoscopy rendering is back to Blender's viewport.

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Winter break recap — 8 January 2019

Winter break recap — 8 January 2019

The winter break highlights: MuseScore 3.0 release, Blender turned 25 years old, Google joined the Blender Development Fund, lots of improvements in FreeCAD, GIMP, and Olive, annual reports from a variety of projects.

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Week recap — 23 December 2018

Week recap — 23 December 2018

Given the holiday season, this is a somewhat shorter recap. Highlights: Inkscape gets fallback for SVG2 features, GIMP team merges smart colorization for the next stable release, Manuel Bastioni Lab add-on for Blender gets a community fork, Shotcut and Olive video editors get respective updates.

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The quest for sustainable free/libre non-linear video editors

The quest for sustainable free/libre non-linear video editors

If you follow conversations around the voting for an Adobe Premiere port to Linux, you might have felt some frustration. Indeed, so far, very little focus has been given to supporting free/libre projects instead. But that bears another question: how can we actually support them?

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Week recap — 9 December 2018

Week recap — 9 December 2018

Highlights: NVidia publishes PhysX SDK physics engine as an open source project, GEGL starts converting RGB to CMYK, LibreDWG gets a new release, new versions of Qtractor, QSampler, QSynth, and MuseScore are out.

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Week recap — 2 December 2018

Week recap — 2 December 2018

Highlights: Blender 2.80 reaches beta status, first beta of Dust3D v1.0 gets released, Krita gets HiDPI support enabled by default, smart colorization in GIMP gets further improvements, first release candidate of darktable 2.6.0 arrives, HISE 2.0.0 lands to let anyone create sample-based virtual instruments.

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Week recap — 25 November 2018

Week recap — 25 November 2018

Week highlights: no huge releases, and yet, more work on CMYK support in babl/GEGL, stalled development of Natron gets prime-time attention, LibreCAD 3 is being worked on again, new module for the VCV Rack synth arrives.

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