July, 2014
Explore new ideas with latest Distrho’s softsynths

Explore new ideas with latest Distrho’s softsynths

Do you feel like you could do with more virtual instruments and sound FX plugins on Linux? Filipe Coelho released new ports of synths that are based on Yamaha DX7, Oberheim OB-X, and Roland TB-303.

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Tupi project goes to Indiegogo, asks for funding of a Windows port

Tupi project goes to Indiegogo, asks for funding of a Windows port

Gustav Gonzalez launched a fundraiser to create a Windows port of Tupi, a free exposure sheet based animation editor with tweening tools and a stopmotion plugin.

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Guitarix gets octaver plugin, loads external effects

Guitarix gets octaver plugin, loads external effects

Hermann Meyer released a new version of Guitarix, free/libre guitar FX processor. If you are looking for something that (vaguely) resembles Amplitube or Guitar Rig on Linux, you might want to check this out.

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Krita team raises €15K on Kickstarter, revisits OSX plans

Krita team raises €15K on Kickstarter, revisits OSX plans

The first fundraiser by Krita developers is a financial success: three weeks into the campaign, creators of a popular free/libre painting app raised the requested €15K and are now on the way towards the first stretch goal.

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Document Liberation project announces EPUB exporting tool

Document Liberation project announces EPUB exporting tool

David Tardon of LibreOffice and Document Liberation fame started working on a new library for exporting EPUB files that are typically used for the distribution of ebooks.

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Drawchemy, Android app for sketching, pays tribute to Alchemy

Drawchemy, Android app for sketching, pays tribute to Alchemy

Patrick Pilmeyer released the first public version of Drawchemy, a free/libre sketching app for Android, heavily inspired by Alchemy.

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Open Asset Import Library 3.1 released with FBX 2013+ support

Open Asset Import Library 3.1 released with FBX 2013+ support

Alexander Gessler et al. released an update of the Open Asset Import Library that provides tools to convert 3D content between file formats.

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Krita, free painting app, launches Kickstarter campaign

Krita, free painting app, launches Kickstarter campaign

In an attempt to fund full-time work on Krita by two developers, Krita Foundation is running a Kickstarter campaign. The goal is to collect the money to add various new features requested by the artists community and release them as part of the next version of the painting software.

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DrawPile, free collaborative drawing app, gains momentum

DrawPile, free collaborative drawing app, gains momentum

Are you missing the sessions recording/playback feature from OpenCanvas? Or would you like to work on a concept with a fellow artist who's on the other side of the world? DrawPile, a free drawing program for Linux and Windows, is back on track.

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Natron 0.92 released with new roto and keying nodes

Natron 0.92 released with new roto and keying nodes

When it comes to compositing, there are, in fact, more options than Blender, Synfig, and ButtleOFX. Natron 0.92 has just been released with major new features.

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