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Krita 2019 Sprint
Officially, on Friday the 2019 Krita Sprint was over. However, most people stayed until Saturday… It’s been a huge sprint! Almost a complete convention, a meeting of developers and artists. The sprinters, artists, contributors and artists/contributors, all together. Photo taken by Krzyś. Monday On Monday, people started arriving. It was pretty great to meet again […]
Krita 4.2.5 Released
We found that Krita 4.2.4 still had a bug handling shortcuts when certain tools were active. We’ve worked hard to fix that bug as quickly as possible, and as a consequence, we’re releasing Krita 4.2.5 today. Everyone is urged to update to this new release. Bugs Fixed Fix an assert in the transform tool when […]
The Inside View: How Krita is Developed
In this post, I want to share with you how we’re developing Krita. Of course, the post’s title is already nonsense, since there’s no “inside” and “outside” when it comes to Krita. Krita is a free software project, and as open as it can be. If you use Krita, report issues, help people who are […]
Check out Krita’s Youtube Channel
Even though there is a ton of Krita videos on Youtube, Krita’s own youtube channel was neglected. Until recently! Working together with Ramon Miranda of Muses and Digital Atelier fame, we’re going to publish new videos about Krita regularly. Here’s the first one!
Krita 4.2.4 Released
We’re releasing Krita 4.2.4 today. The most important fixes are to the shortcut input system and the saving system. Krita 4.2.3 had a bug where a message window would often pop up complaining about a shortcut not being finished properly; this should no longer happen. Anna Medonosova has hardened the saving system even more, especially […]
Krita 4.2.3 Released
Today we’re releasing Krita 4.2.3. This is mostly a bug fix release, but has one new feature: it is now possible to rotate the canvas with a two-finger touch gesture. This feature was implemented by Sharaf Zaman for his 2019 Google Summer of Code work of porting Krita to Android. The feature also works on […]
Krita 4.2.2 Released
Within a month of Krita 4.2.1, we’re releasing Krita 4.2.2. This is another bug fix release. We intend to have monthly bug fix releases of Krita 4.2 until it’s time to release 4.3, which will have new features as well. Here’s the list of bug fixes: Text editor: make sure the background color is the […]
Digital Atelier: now also in Russian
Thanks to the hard work of Maria Malakhova ( and Ramon Miranda (, Digital Atelier is now also available spoken in Russian!And the Russian version is, just like the English version, only €19,95 this month! Get Digital Atelier Not only does this contain over fifty new brush presets, more than thirty new brush tips and […]
June 2019 Krita Development Update
Time for another development update. The last one was in April. We skipped reporting on May, because doing a release takes a lot of time and effort and concentration! And then we had to do a bugfix release in the first week of June; the next release, Krita 4.2.2, will be out by the end […]
Krita at the 2019 Libre Graphics Meeting
Every year, many people working on free or open source graphics applications and projects, as well as people using those applications, come together for the Libre Graphics Meeting. Originally started with the GIMP team getting together, these meetings have grown into an institution. This year’s edition was in sunny Saarbrücken. This year, 2019, three people […]

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