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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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Krita raises over €33,000 at Kickstarter

Krita raises over €33,000 at Kickstarter

Earlier this week, Krita Foundation successfully raised the money to fund 6 months of work on the increasingly popular free digital painting application for Linux and Windows.

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Anatomy of SourceForge/GIMP controversy

Anatomy of SourceForge/GIMP controversy

SourceForge, once the most popular and respected hosting for free/libre projects, is taking another self-inflicted reputation hit. The recent controversy involving GIMP is all about ethics, while on the SourceForge's side it appears to be about money.

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ZeMarmot, open animated movie to be made with GIMP, Blender, Ardour

ZeMarmot, open animated movie to be made with GIMP, Blender, Ardour

Jehan Pagès, Aryeom Han et al. launched a campaign to crowdfund an animated road movie made entirely with free software.

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Krita launches second Kickstarter campaign to fund development

Krita launches second Kickstarter campaign to fund development

Creating a state-of-the-art digital painting application is neither easy nor cheap. After last year's success, Krita is launching their second Kickstarter campaign, this time — to fund painting performance improvements and complete the work on animation support.

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Synfig Studio 1.0 released

Synfig Studio 1.0 released

Patience is one tough lady: after 13 years in development, free 2D vector-based animation application Synfig Studio finally gets the golden badge of v1.0, delivering a sleigh of improvements and new features.

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Ardour 4 brings sleeker UI, new editing tools, native CoreAudio/ASIO support

Ardour 4 brings sleeker UI, new editing tools, native CoreAudio/ASIO support

Paul Davis et al. released a much anticipated major update of Ardour, free digital audio workstations for Linux, Mac, and, for the first time, Windows.

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FreeCAD 0.15 released, team explores community funding

FreeCAD 0.15 released, team explores community funding

New version of FreeCAD features a great variety of improvements in many workbenches, as well as fancy new things like Occulus Rift support.

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Free pattern making software Valentina 0.3 released

Free pattern making software Valentina 0.3 released

New version of Valentina, free/libre pattern making software for fashion designers features improved output for cutting and design tools enhancements.

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Symmetry painting mode lands to unstable GIMP

Symmetry painting mode lands to unstable GIMP

Earlier this week, Jehan Pagès delivered on his promise to create symmetry painting mode for painting tools in GIMP. The code is now available in a dedicated development branch to be later merged for v2.10.

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