May, 2020
Week recap — 10 December 2019

Week recap — 10 December 2019

Highlights: development updates from IfcOpenShell and Apertus projects, Mantaflow and USD support to undergo review for Blender 2.82 inclusion, Ardour is getting built-in MP3 support (for realzies!).

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Week recap — 3 December 2019

Week recap — 3 December 2019

Week highlights: lots of new releases all around, including Krita, AzPainter, Godot, LibrePCB, Audacity, and MuseScore, Canon CR3 support coming to RawTherapee, new ArmorPaint release shaping up nicely, and more.

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Week recap — 27 November 2019

Week recap — 27 November 2019

Things easily get messy when I skip whole weeks, so this is going to be one of the weird recaps where events are both recent and, ugh, not so much.

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The art of Philipp Urlich

The art of Philipp Urlich

Philipp Urlich made a bit of a splash recently in the Krita community with immersive landscapes and experimental use of NVIDIA’s GauGAN-generated images as the basis for new artworks. He was kind enough to agree having his works featured on LGW and answer a few questions.

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Week recap — 24 September 2019

Week recap — 24 September 2019

Week highlights: Inkscape 1.0 beta released, GIMP is getting built-in Normal Map filter, Krita team brings more improvements and bugfixes, darktable team is wrapping up v3.0 development, new versions of OBS Studio and Shotcut.

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Week recap — 10 September 2019

Week recap — 10 September 2019

Week highlights: out-of-canvas pixels now possible in GIMP, Krita team goes on a bugfixing spree, lots of changes in upcoming Blender 2.81 and FreeCAD 0.19, GSoC project for OpenGL rendering in LibreCAD v3 now completed, more work-in-progress goodness in Olive.

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Week recap — 3 September 2019

Week recap — 3 September 2019

Week highlights: Krita team begins working on SAI files support, new releases of StereoPhotoView, Blender Power Sequencer, and Flowblade, even more sculpting awesomeness in Blender and changes in Ardour.

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Week recap — 28 August 2019

Week recap — 28 August 2019

Week highlights: lots of under-the-hood work in GIMP, new features in Krita and Blender, new release of Kdenlive, CUPS changes the license, a variety of projects are wrapping up their GSoC participation for this year and post updates.

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Don’t moan — write code. Oleg Kapitonov on tubeAmp, free guitar amp simulator for Linux

Don’t moan — write code. Oleg Kapitonov on tubeAmp, free guitar amp simulator for Linux

The history of this project is not exactly typical. A few guys gathered in an off-topic section at the linux.org.ru forum to talk about guitar amp/cab simulation on Linux. And mostly, they were unhappy with existing options.

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Week recap — 19 August 2019

Week recap — 19 August 2019

Week highlights: GIMP gets Lua and JavaScript support, Krita gets notifications for new versions availability, new releases of G`MIC, DJV, and Shotcut, more exciting news on sculpting tools in Blender 2.81, a bunch of great tutorials and artwork, and more.

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