September Development Update
Not directly development related, but the scammers who registered, and for ransomware attacks have lost those domains. Let’s hope that also means the scammers decide they have had enough and stop spamming people. It’s been quite a chore dealing with all the enquiries, but it’s better that people ask than that they […]
Interview with Ali Bahabadi
Could you tell us something about yourself? My full name is Mohammad-Ali Bahabadi, but I sign with my shortened version of my name, Ali Bahabadi. I was born in 1983 in Iran. I got a master’s degree in art conservation but I have been working as graphic designer for several years. Do you paint professionally, […]
Krita 4.4.8 Released
This is strictly a bug fix release. There are two changes: we fixed an issue with saving a .kra file with an embedded palette, which was broken leading to dataloss, and, for Windows, support for fractional HiDPI display scaling is now disabled by default. Download Windows If you’re using the portable zip files, just open […]
WARNING: scam mails about krita and youtube coming from
ANOTHER UPDATE: there are now also fake installers that you are asked to run. Only download krita from this website, Steam, Windows Store or Epic Store! UPDATE: THIS IS A RANSOMWARE ATTACK. If you reply, you will get a link to a file that contains two programs masquerading as videos. These are very probably […]
First Beta for Krita 5.0 released
Today, the Krita team releases the first beta for Krita 5.0. Krita 5.0 is a major release, with a lot of new features and a lot of changes. First some warnings: Krita 5 has a completely new resource system. Krita no longer loads all brushes, patterns, gradients and so on start-up, but caches the information […]
New Krita Video by Ramon Miranda: Crayons: Comment Timelapse
We’ve got a new video for you! Ramon Miranda uses the set of crayons brush brush presets to make a drawing, and tells you what he’s doing along the way. The brush presets can be downloaded from — and there’s a template file as well, to get started with!
Krita 4.4.7 Released
This is strictly a bug fix release. The most important reason for this release is a fix for a performance regression in Krita 4.4.5. There are a few other fixes: Fix a crash on exit with certain versions of Qt and PyQt Fix moving selection with the magnetic selection tool (BUG:433633) Fix crashes in the […]
New Video: Crayons: Back to School!
Ramon has just published this month’s new video on the Krita Youtube channel! “Back to School” is all about getting into Krita for the first time, no matter how old you are. And there’s a new brush preset pack for you, too! You can get the extra brush presets and template on!
Developer chat moving
For years, most development discussion for Krita has happened on the #krita channel on the Freenode IRC network. IRC is a venerable chat system (that’s to say, it’s old and quirky) but it works very well for us because it’s free and open source software and because it treats chat as chat: it doesn’t keep […]
Krita 4.4.5 Released
One last bugfix release before Krita 5.0! We found a nasty bug on MacOS, and while we’re on the cusp of finishing up Krita 5.0, we didn’t want to leave MacOS users in the cold till then. Set ElideRight for the tabs in the mdiarea. (Bug 433640) If loading the image fails too often, stop […]

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