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Krita 2.8 Provides Many New Features To Artists

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Published on 05 March 2014 10:22 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE
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The big Krita 2.8 release of this KDE oriented open-source digital painting program has been released.

Krita 2.8 offers better tablet support based upon Qt's tablet code, a new high-quality scaling mode for Krita's OpenGL canvas, a new wrap-around mode, new brush presets, a layer picker, support for G'mic filters, and tons of new artist features and other improvements.

Extensive information on the features and changes found in the mighty interesting Krita 2.8 release can be found via the lengthy announcement -- that does include plenty of screenshots and videos -- at Krita.org.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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