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.
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.
It seems, these days every other major free/libre media production tool is undergoing dramatic changes that promise richer feature set, better usability, and, generally, more power to users. Audacity is one of them.
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.
The program of the annual conference on libre software for creative professionals has been finalized and published. Over 50 developers and users of free software will deliver talks and lead workshops in Toronto on April 29 — May 2.