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Krita 2.9 released with tons of new crowd-sponsored features

Krita 2.9 released with tons of new crowd-sponsored features

Krita Foundation released its most important update so far: the majority of new features were sponsored by the community via successful crowdfunding campaign in 2014, sales on Steam, and donations.

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Inkscape 0.91 released

Inkscape 0.91 released

Over 4 years in the making, thousands of commits, dozens of new features: it's all there, neatly packed in the newly released Inkscape 0.91.

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Blender 2.73: Houston, 2D animation apps have a problem

Blender 2.73: Houston, 2D animation apps have a problem

The new version of Blender is likely to shake up the production of 2D animation for the free software crowd.

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Natron 1.0 brings free VFX compositing to Linux, Windows, Mac users

Natron 1.0 brings free VFX compositing to Linux, Windows, Mac users

The great free/libre VFX compositing curse might as well be over: Natron v1.0 has just been released and features more stable core, better UI, and a handful of new nodes.

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Entangle app gets stop motion preview

Entangle app gets stop motion preview

Not happy with available Linux apps for stop motion animation? You might like checking out StopMotion preview plugin for Entangle.

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Boudewijn Rempt on the state of affairs with Krita Foundation

Boudewijn Rempt on the state of affairs with Krita Foundation

Earlier today, Boudewijn Rempt, lead developer of Krita, announced leaving KO GmBH, one of major supporters of Krita Foundation. We reached out to him for some more details.

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CGRU render farm manager gets improved Blender plugin

CGRU render farm manager gets improved Blender plugin

Somewhat unnoticed, an update of free CGRU render farm solution was released with a completely rewritten addon for Blender.

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darktable 1.6.0 released with support for X-Trans and obnoxiously large files

darktable 1.6.0 released with support for X-Trans and obnoxiously large files

Just in time for the coming holidays, a new version of darktable is out for those interested in digital photography and shooting to RAW.

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sK1 vector  graphics editor gets maintenance update

sK1 vector graphics editor gets maintenance update

Just when users expected any news about PrintDesign (any!), its predecessor, the seemingly obsolete sK1 vector graphics app, got a maintenance update.

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ProEXR creator comes up with MOX, new open file format for movie production

ProEXR creator comes up with MOX, new open file format for movie production

Brendan Bolles launched an IndieGoGo campaign to sponsor creating MOX — a new open source movie format for video and film production. But the industry seems split over this idea.

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