April, 2014
33 exciting GSoC2014 projects for creative professionals

33 exciting GSoC2014 projects for creative professionals

Google Summer of Code keeps growing far and wide. The annual program that aims to bring students to free and open source project for a stipend just had its projects for 2014 published. We reviewed them and picked the ones you will find most interesting, if you do any serious work in 3D, graphic design, digital painting, photography, or engineering.

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Document Liberation… And justice for all

Document Liberation… And justice for all

Ever been in a situation when no maintained software reads your old files? During Libre Graphics Meeting 2014, Document Foundation announced a new project called Document Liberation

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CGRU render farm manager gets web UI

CGRU render farm manager gets web UI

Looking for a solution to deploy a render farm and supervise jobs from a tablet or a smartphone? CGRU 2.0.0 has just been released to feature a web-based interface.

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Krita 2.8 released with new tools and full Windows support

Krita 2.8 released with new tools and full Windows support

Krita, the ultimate weapon in the armoury of a Linux-based digital painter's, just got updated. New tools make it more interesting for creating game art, and full Windows support is a bit of a game changer.

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MediaGoblin launches fundraiser to unite distributed media platforms

MediaGoblin launches fundraiser to unite distributed media platforms

Developers of MediaGoblin, a free distributed media publishing platform, started raising funds to complete various important milestones in the project.

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Libre Graphics Meeting 2014 program is made of awesome

Libre Graphics Meeting 2014 program is made of awesome

If you've been thinking whether you should attend Libre Graphics Meeting this year, you've dozens of reasons. The annual conference, taking place on April 2—5 in Leipzig, is going to be packed with interesting talks and workshops on graphic design, color management, 3D, and more topics.

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Pitivi’s fundraiser: out of the NLE hell on Linux?

Pitivi’s fundraiser: out of the NLE hell on Linux?

Developers of Pitivi are trying to raise 35,000 euro to complete the stable release of this non-linear video editor. What are the benefits of supporting them?

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Playkot reveals: SuperCity game graphics done with Blender, Krita, GIMP

Playkot reveals: SuperCity game graphics done with Blender, Krita, GIMP

Is it feasible to create graphics for a really popular social network game with free software? Two years and 4,000,000 users later the answer seems obvious.

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Krita Foundation starts shipping Muses, the second training DVD

Krita Foundation starts shipping Muses, the second training DVD

Muses, the second training DVD by Krita Foundation, is now available for regular orders.

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SVG Cleaner 0.6: even faster and more accurate

SVG Cleaner 0.6: even faster and more accurate

The new version of SVG Cleaner by Evgeniy Reizner is ca. 3 times faster at removing excessive markup from SVG illustrations, and it's ca. 10% more accurate at that.

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