Software Update: Krita 02/09/10




02/09/10 version of Krita has appeared. Krita is a program that allows digital drawings can be edited and created, and can handle both bitmap and verctorafbeeldingen. The program is part of Calligra Suite and is developed by the KDE team, but also works fine under Gnome or XFCE. There are downloads for Windows and OS X. The changelog for this release is as follows:

Krita 02/09/10

The tenth bugfix release already! There are quite a few fixes, though these days the focus is really on getting ready for the first Krita 3.0 alpha release. Of Particular interest to owners of a system with an AMD processor is the option to disable vectorization support. That might improve performance, but only for users or AMD systems!

Here’s the full, unordered, list:

Fix crash in artistic text selection tool (bug 354 907)
Fix saving tags: use the UTF-8 codec to save the tags Instead of the local codec (bug 356 306)
Do no longer allow users to save 16-bit / channel linear gamut sRGB files to PNG without a profile
Do not crash When scaling down an image if the scaling factor gets too close to 0 (bug 356 156)
Add a basic storyboard template
Fix generating the .kra and .ora thumbnail (bug 355 884)
Fix loading some PSD files by Photoshop after saving from Krita (bug 355 110)
Add an option to disable the vectorization speed up. This is for intermittent AMD processors.
Add an option to log OpenGL calls for debugging Purposes
Remember the last-used profile When importing an untagged 16-bit / channel PNG image
Fix a number of import / export filters Reported That the wrong error code after the user pressed cancel. Patch by Nicholas LaPointe, thanks!
Fix a rare crash That could happen consistently slow operations (bug 352 918)
Fix an even rarer crash That could happen When recalculating the image under some circumstances. (bug 353 043)
Fix a crash When switching sub-windows after removing a layer (bug 355 205)
Improve memory usage When saving images by now creating a big image then scaling it down for the thumbnail
Make the small color selector consistent in color layout with other color selectors (bug 353 505)
Fix a crash That happened occasionally When working with multiple images (bug 354 975)
Fix a crash When using painting assistants (bug 353 152)
Fix a race condition That could happen consistently complex operations (bug 353 638)
Fix a crash in the shortcut system (bug 345 562)
Restore the window correctly after going to canvas and back-only (bug 352 018)


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