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Krita 4.1.5 Released

Published    10/11/2018

Coming hot on the heels of Krita 4.1.3, which had an unfortunate accident to the TIFF plugin, we’re releasing Krita 4.1.5 today! There’s a lot more than just that fix, though, since we’re currently celebrating the last week of the Krita Fundraiser by having a very productive development sprint in Deventer, the Netherlands.

There are some nice highlights as well, like much improved support for scaling on hi-dpi or retina screens. But here’s a full list of more than fifty fixes:

  • Associate Krita with .ico files
  • Auto-update the device pixel ration when changing screens
  • Disable autoscrolling for the pan tool
  • Disable drag & drop in the recent documents list BUG:399397
  • Disable zoom-in/out actions when editing text in rich-text mode BUG:399157
  • Do not add template files to recent documents list BUG:398877
  • Do not allow creating masks on locked layers. BUG:399145
  • Do not close the settings dialog when pressing enter while searching for a shortcut BUG:399116
  • Fill polyline shapes if some fill style was selected BUG:399135
  • Fix Tangent Normal paintop to work with 16 and 32 bit floating point images BUG:398826
  • Fix a blending issue with the color picker when picking a color for the first time BUG:394399
  • Fix a problem with namespaces when loading SVG
  • Fix an assert when right-clicking the animation timeline BUG:399435
  • Fix autohiding the color selector popup
  • Fix canvas scaling in hidpi mode BUG:360541
  • Fix deleting canvas input settings shortcuts BUG:385662
  • Fix loading multiline text with extra mark-up BUG:399227
  • Fix loading of special unicode whitespace characters BUG:392710
  • Fix loading the alpha channel from Photoshop TIFF files BUG:376950
  • Fix missing shortcut from Fill Tool tooltip. BUG:399111
  • Fix projection update after undoing create layer BUG:399575
  • Fix saving layer lock, alpha lock and alpha inheritance. BUG:399513
  • Fix saving the location of audio source files in .kra files
  • Fix selections and transform tool overlay when Mirror Axis is active BUG:395222
  • Fix setting active session after creating a new one
  • Fix showing the color selector popup in hover mode
  • Fix the ctrl-w close window shortcut on Windows BUG:399339
  • Fix the overview docker BUG:396922, BUG:384033
  • Fix the shift-I color selector shortcut
  • Fix unsuccessful restoring of a session blocking Krita from closing BUG:399203
  • Import SVG files as vector layers instead of pixel layers BUG:399166
  • Improve spacing between canvas input setting categories
  • Make Krita merge layers correctly if the order of selecting layers is not top-down. BUG:399146
  • Make it possible to select the SVG text tool text has been moved inside an hidden group and then made visible again BUG:395412
  • Make the color picker pick the alpha channel value correctly. BUG:399169
  • Prevent opening filter dialogs on non-editable layers. BUG:398915
  • Reset the brush preset selection docker on creating a new document BUG:399340
  • Support fractional display scaling factors
  • Update color history after fill BUG:379199

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When it is updated, you can also use the Krita Lime PPA to install Krita 4.1.5 on Ubuntu and derivatives. We are working on an updated snap.

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