A mostly weekly look at what's new in the world of Libre Arts.
New Inkscape, Penpot, BlenderBIM and Ardour releases, development fund for Krita, Audacity shenanigans
New releases of BlenderBIM, Shotcut, Surge and liquidsfz, new features in GIMP, darktable, Krita, Blender, ArmorPaint, Olive
Conversations with developers and users of free software for creative professionals.
This is a the second part of the interview with Paul Davis. It's time to talk about some big stuff that is relevant to virtually every user of Linux audio applications for music-making.
This is the first part of a long interview with Paul Davis, founder and lead developer of Ardour, free/libre digital audio workstation.
Krita team on funding the development and bringing in new contributors
How to use free/libre software for good honest work
How to do simple calculations in the spinbox widgets where you input numeric values
What’s best among books, courses, and tutorials on the free/libre vector graphics editor
Great works of art made with free/libre software
Here is a tailor shop in Sicily actively using Valentina for pattern design
Hands-on reviews of free/libre software
If you don't particularly enjoy using a terminal program to run optipng et al., I'm happy to introduce you to this little gem.
New unstable version of Scribus is available with several interesting improvements such as PDF-based printing, PDF 1.6 compatibility with OpenType fonts embedding, and more changes.
Now that the GIMP team is back to releasing both stable and unstable updates, here is the question that a lot of people will be asking. Should they go for 2.99.2? Or should they stick to the stable 2.10 series?
Other posts about the Libre Arts community.
Interview with Ell, core team developer of GIMP
New 2D animation tool enve is shaping up nicely