May, 2016
Krita To Kickstart New Text And Vector Tools

Krita To Kickstart New Text And Vector Tools

Krita Foundation announced their third Kickstarter project to fund development of new text and vector tools. With the proposed features, the team aims to improve the user experience for, among others, comic book and webcomic artists.

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darktable 2.0 released with printing support

darktable 2.0 released with printing support

Darktable, free RAW processing software for Linux and Mac, got a major update just in time for your festive season.

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GIMP 2.9.2 Released, How About Features Trivia?

GIMP 2.9.2 Released, How About Features Trivia?

In a surge of long overdue updates the GIMP team made the first public release in the 2.9.x series. It's completely GEGL-based, has 16/32-bit per channel editing and new tools. It's also surprisingly stable enough even for the faint of heart.

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Morevna animation project launches new crowdfunding campaign

Morevna animation project launches new crowdfunding campaign

Three years after releasing a community-funded teaser, Morevna project returns to crowdfunding with a revamped story line and entirely new visuals.

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GIMP is 20 Years Old, What’s Next?

GIMP is 20 Years Old, What’s Next?

This week GIMP celebrates its 20th anniversary. There has been a lot of excitement, but there are also some concerns about the project. Some reasonable, difficult questions have to be addressed. The main one is how the project's going to deal with challenges it's been facing for a while. Let's take a look at some of them.

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Book Review: Digital Painting with Krita 2.9

Book Review: Digital Painting with Krita 2.9

If you are new to digital painting, installing and using Krita is free forever, and the newly published book by Scott Petrovic will get you started in no time.

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Afanasy Render Farm Manager Gets Natron Support

Afanasy Render Farm Manager Gets Natron Support

Timur Hairulin released an update of his free/libre CGRU render farm management tools.

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SANE update brings support for over 300 scanners and MFUs on Linux

SANE update brings support for over 300 scanners and MFUs on Linux

SANE is not the most often updated pack of drivers and associated software around, but when they release, they do deliver.

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3D printing support in CUPS demystified

3D printing support in CUPS demystified

Last week Apple released a new version of CUPS, the default printing system on UNIX and Linux, with what was called “basic support for 3D printers” by pretty much all media, with no details whatsoever. This has already caused some confusion, so we spoke to Michael Sweet and a few other stakeholders about CUPS, the IEEE-PSTO Printer Working Group, and the 3D initiative.

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Red Hat releases free/libre Overpass font family

Red Hat releases free/libre Overpass font family

Red Hat announced the release of Overpass, their own highway gothic font family designed by Delve Fonts. Overpass is available under terms of SIL Open Font License.

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