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Krita 4.2.4 Released

Published    7/31/2019

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 when closing Krita after initiating a save operation.

There are some more bug fixes coming soon, and we will release 4.2.5 with those fixes in about two weeks, after the coming Krita sprint.

Additionally, we implemented a new blending mode inspired by Easy Painttool SAI’s Luminosity/Shine, please help us to test its behavior (BUG:409627).

Known Issue

If touch zoom and rotation doesn’t work anymore, please remove your local default.inputrc file. Go to Settings/Manage Resources and press the Open Resource Folder button. Enter the input folder and remove all files in that folder.

Bugs Fixed

  • Make it possible to use dots in filenames (note that that still might confuse your OS) (BUG:409765)
  • Fix regression on softness sensor on Default Circle autobrush tip (BUG:409758)
  • Clear any leftover points in the line tool on each use so there are no false starts (BUG:408439)
  • Do not reset the opacity to zero when moving more than one shape at a time (BUG:409131)
  • Do not ignore rotation in the bristle brush engine (BUG:384231)
  • Fix cursor drift when using pan/zoom/rotate (BUG:409460)
  • Fix a crash when creating an RGB image after the last used color model was CMYK (BUG:409916)
  • Use Qt’s QImageIO image import/export filter for PPM files instead of our own, broken implementation. (BUG:409714)
  • Fix updating the brush size in the toolbar using shortcuts or drag (BUG:408331)
  • Make generated gradient names translatable (BUG:410034)
  • Fix a crash that could happen when closing Krita after deleting a session (BUG:409909)
  • Fix a bug in the color picker that made it possible for the active foreground color to be transparent
  • Fix a logic error in the Separate Image plugin (BUG:410308)
  • Update the notes for the LargeRGB color profile (BUG:410023)
  • Fix the filename reference for Rec.709 profiles
  • Add a workaround for the KisShortcutsMatcher assert (BUG:408826)

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