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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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Week recap — 18 November 2018

Week recap — 18 November 2018

Week highlights: Inkscape officially releases its computational geometry library and starts exploring multithreaded canvas rendering, Shotcut gets VA-API hardware video encoding on Linux, new free/libre camera matching software is now available, Tracktion Software Co. releases Tracktion Engine under dual GPLv3+/Commercial license.

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Week recap — 11 November 2018

Week recap — 11 November 2018

Highlights of the week: new releases of ArmorPaint, appleseed, and FFmpeg, a new version of GIMP and upcoming CMYK support in GEGL, interesting developments in Inkscape and Ardour, preview of the 3D track at Capitol du Libre 2018 conference in France.

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Week recap — 4 November 2018

Week recap — 4 November 2018

Week highlights: cryptomatte support in Blender, new QGIS release with 3D and animation features, new sK1 pre-release, feature freeze in FreeCAD, 3mf support in OpenSCAD, upcoming Flowblade 2.0 and Pitivi 1.0 releases, and more.

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