GIMP 2.10.32 Released with BigTIFF / JPEG-XL Support [Ubuntu PPA]

GIMP image editor released a new update for its stable 2.10 release series. Here’s what’s new and how to install in Ubuntu. GIMP 2.10.32 comes with BigTIFF file import/export support, which is an evolution of the original TIFF format allowing files bigger than 4GiB. It also supports for importing 8 and 16-bit CMYK(A) TIFF in… Continue reading GIMP 2.10.32 Released with BigTIFF / JPEG-XL Support [Ubuntu PPA]

How to Install Inkscape 1.2 & Keep Updated via PPA in Ubuntu 22.04 | 20.04

Free open-source vector graphics editor Inkscape 1.2 was released a few days ago. Ubuntu, Linux Mint and their based systems can now install the new release via official PPA. Inkscape 1.2 is a major release with some exciting new features including: Multiple document pages via new Page tool. Editable markers and dash patterns Layers and… Continue reading How to Install Inkscape 1.2 & Keep Updated via PPA in Ubuntu 22.04 | 20.04

‘Drawing’ – A MS Paint Similar Tool to Edit Images in Linux

There are quite a few image editing tools for Linux desktop. ‘Drawing’ is the one that promoted itself a Microsoft Paint alternative for Linux. The app provides basic editing features, including crop, resize, skew and rotate images, apply simple filters, insert or censor text. As well, it supports for drawing with pencil, straight line, curve… Continue reading ‘Drawing’ – A MS Paint Similar Tool to Edit Images in Linux

GIMP 2.99.10 is out! New ‘Layer set’, ‘.cur’ file & Improved Wayland Support

The new development release for the next major 3.0 of the popular image editor, GIMP 2.99.10, is out last night! The GIMP website does not announce the release at the moment. According to the welcome dialog, the new release introduced the new ‘Layer set’ concept to replace ‘Linked layers’. It also added Microsoft Windows Cursor… Continue reading GIMP 2.99.10 is out! New ‘Layer set’, ‘.cur’ file & Improved Wayland Support

Pinta 2.0 Released with UI Changes (GTK3 Port & .NET6), Improved HiDPI Support

The Paint.NET inspired bitmap image drawing and editing software Pinta 2.0 was released a few days ago. Pinta is finally ported to GTK3, though GNOME now is shifting to GTK4. Along with .NET6 the UI now looks more native in Ubuntu: The tab bar looks more native in GNOME. Use the standard GTK font chooser… Continue reading Pinta 2.0 Released with UI Changes (GTK3 Port & .NET6), Improved HiDPI Support

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