February, 2015
Krita 2.9 released with tons of new crowd-sponsored features

Krita 2.9 released with tons of new crowd-sponsored features

Krita Foundation released its most important update so far: the majority of new features were sponsored by the community via successful crowdfunding campaign in 2014, sales on Steam, and donations.

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Inkscape to organize its first community-funded hackfest

Inkscape to organize its first community-funded hackfest

The Inkscape team is raising funds to organize a 3 days long hackfest in Toronto this April, right before the annual Libre Graphics Meeting event.

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The complete story of Paris-8 university going for Krita, Blender, Natron

The complete story of Paris-8 university going for Krita, Blender, Natron

It's not so uncommon for an educational institution to adopt free software in its programs. But last month Krita's website was taken down by curious minds of the Internet, hundreds of comments were posted in various forums, crazy theories evolved, and old myths about free software had a new go at curious minds of the Internet in a giant positive feedback loop.

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Talks submission deadline for LGM2015 extended

Talks submission deadline for LGM2015 extended

Have you developed an interesting free software project for graphic designers, photographers or 3D artists? Are you a creative professional who's willing to do a workshop on using GIMP, Krita, Inkscape, Blender, and other free tools? LGM 2015 is still accepting proposals for it's anniversary 10th event on April 29 – May 2, 2015, in Toronto.

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Elog.io: give credit to creators or die trying

Elog.io: give credit to creators or die trying

The Commons Machinery project is taking the next step towards bringing order into the arcane world of media files metadata on the web. With Elog.io, they aim to unclutter the chaos somewhat and help credit creators. It's an uphill battle, but the good news is: you can help.

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Inkscape 0.91 released

Inkscape 0.91 released

Over 4 years in the making, thousands of commits, dozens of new features: it's all there, neatly packed in the newly released Inkscape 0.91.

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Blender 2.73: Houston, 2D animation apps have a problem

Blender 2.73: Houston, 2D animation apps have a problem

The new version of Blender is likely to shake up the production of 2D animation for the free software crowd.

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Natron 1.0 brings free VFX compositing to Linux, Windows, Mac users

Natron 1.0 brings free VFX compositing to Linux, Windows, Mac users

The great free/libre VFX compositing curse might as well be over: Natron v1.0 has just been released and features more stable core, better UI, and a handful of new nodes.

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Entangle app gets stop motion preview

Entangle app gets stop motion preview

Not happy with available Linux apps for stop motion animation? You might like checking out StopMotion preview plugin for Entangle.

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Boudewijn Rempt on the state of affairs with Krita Foundation

Boudewijn Rempt on the state of affairs with Krita Foundation

Earlier today, Boudewijn Rempt, lead developer of Krita, announced leaving KO GmBH, one of major supporters of Krita Foundation. We reached out to him for some more details.

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