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Document Liberation Project announces initial QuarkXPress support

Document Liberation Project announces initial QuarkXPress support

The Document Liberation Project (DLP) announced the first release of libqxp, a library for reading QuarkXPress 3.3—4.1 documents. And this is one hell of a trip down the memory lane.

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Inkscape hackfest planned for late June in Paris

Inkscape hackfest planned for late June in Paris

Following productive hackfests in 2015 and 2016, the Inkscape team is meeting in Paris later this month for another hackfest. The event is taking place on June 27th through July 1st inside Paris's modern science museum, Cité des sciences et de l'industrie.

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Is SVG 2 really on life support?

Is SVG 2 really on life support?

Between SVG 1.1 W3C Recommendation and SVG 2 in its current form, people have raised kids and sent them off to the college. And yet SVG 2 might arrive sometime in the future without quite a few useful features that have been already developed and tested. What's up with that?

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Krita To Kickstart New Text And Vector Tools

Krita To Kickstart New Text And Vector Tools

Krita Foundation announced their third Kickstarter project to fund development of new text and vector tools. With the proposed features, the team aims to improve the user experience for, among others, comic book and webcomic artists.

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darktable 2.0 released with printing support

darktable 2.0 released with printing support

Darktable, free RAW processing software for Linux and Mac, got a major update just in time for your festive season.

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GIMP 2.9.2 Released, How About Features Trivia?

GIMP 2.9.2 Released, How About Features Trivia?

In a surge of long overdue updates the GIMP team made the first public release in the 2.9.x series. It's completely GEGL-based, has 16/32-bit per channel editing and new tools. It's also surprisingly stable enough even for the faint of heart.

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Morevna animation project launches new crowdfunding campaign

Morevna animation project launches new crowdfunding campaign

Three years after releasing a community-funded teaser, Morevna project returns to crowdfunding with a revamped story line and entirely new visuals.

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Afanasy Render Farm Manager Gets Natron Support

Afanasy Render Farm Manager Gets Natron Support

Timur Hairulin released an update of his free/libre CGRU render farm management tools.

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SANE update brings support for over 300 scanners and MFUs on Linux

SANE update brings support for over 300 scanners and MFUs on Linux

SANE is not the most often updated pack of drivers and associated software around, but when they release, they do deliver.

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3D printing support in CUPS demystified

3D printing support in CUPS demystified

Last week Apple released a new version of CUPS, the default printing system on UNIX and Linux, with what was called “basic support for 3D printers” by pretty much all media, with no details whatsoever. This has already caused some confusion, so we spoke to Michael Sweet and a few other stakeholders about CUPS, the IEEE-PSTO Printer Working Group, and the 3D initiative.

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