September, 2014
Artist uses Audacity, GIMP, Processing to create 3D printed jewelry

Artist uses Audacity, GIMP, Processing to create 3D printed jewelry

Dot Silverman, an independent designer and a student research assistant at Pomona College, made an interesting use of free software: creating jewelry in shape of 3D-printed waveforms.

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Quasado opensources Gravit, web-based design tool

Quasado opensources Gravit, web-based design tool

Berlin-based company Quasado released source code of Gravit, their HTML5-based design app, under dual GPLv3+/commercial license.

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DIGImend project delivers support for Yiynova digitizers

DIGImend project delivers support for Yiynova digitizers

Nikolai Kondrashov released the first version of drivers for the Linux kernel that introduces support for Yiynova tablets along with already available Huion drivers.

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Libre Music Production project launched

Libre Music Production project launched

Perplexed by the way music is made on Linux? A group of free software advocates launched a new website that aims to explain both basics and specifics of using various Linux apps and plugins for composing, mixing and mastering music.

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Diagramming with bling: VRT updates free stencils for LibreOffice

Diagramming with bling: VRT updates free stencils for LibreOffice

Annoyed with much dated networking stencils in free diagramming software? Mark Oellermann of VRT, an Australian systems integration company, fixed that for you.

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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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