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Krita 4.2.7 Released

Published    10/3/2019

Today, we’re releasing the sixth bug fix release of Krita 4.2. As discussed in our development update, we intend to release a few more monthly 4.2 bug fix releases before releasing Krita 4.3. There are a lot of bug fixes!

And to celebrate the release, we have a new video by Ramon Miranda which comes with a very nice present: a free new bundle of six sketching brush presets!

Bugs Fixed in 4.2.7

  • Improve the layout and functionality of the color selector dialog and make it perform much better. (BUG:381529). Patches by Mathias Wein.
  • Do not crash when trying to merge an invisible group layer (BUG:411124)
  • Make it possible to save group layers to file layers even if they are empty (BUG:411101)
  • Make the initial location of the OCIO profile selector sensible
  • Fix possible crashes when a broken file ends up in the Recent Documents List (BUG:411416)
  • Use locale-based formatting of numbers in the measure tool and other places. Patch by Karl Ove Lufthammer.
  • Make HTML markup in the Search Field tooltips work. Patch by Karl Ove Lufthammer.
  • Fix a crash when moving multiple vector shapes (BUG:409872)
  • Fix the sort order of images imported as frames if they are not numbered with prefix 0’s (BUG:375885)
  • Make it possible again to run the Python Scripting Debugger on Linux (BUG:410807) Patch by Rebecca Breu.
  • Cache ICC profiles when loading layers: this speeds up loading images with thousands of layers (BUG:411532)
  • Fix file layer and comics manager page updating on Windows (BUG:410409, BUG:389544)
  • Use LittleCMS’ copy alpha channel flag to speed up color transformations
  • Fix outline move mode (BUG:411057)
  • Fix a hang in the text shape if an UTF-8 Line Break character is used (BUG:410402)
  • Fix a random crash if there is not enough space in the swapfile location for AMD Ryzen 3500 CPU’s (BUG:411081)
  • Fix checking whether the swapfile location is actually writable on Windows (BUG:411129, BUG:411081)
  • Fix another random crash when painting (BUG:411280)
  • Fix artifacts when moving control points of a path shape (BUG:411334)
  • Fix a crash when cropping a particular image (BUG:411536)
  • Fix move action in the bezier selection tool (BUG:398294)
  • Fix artifacts in Gaussian Blur on transparent layers (BUG:411719)
  • Fix a crash when the Liquify Transform is started too quickly (BUG:411703)
  • Fix a bad memory leak in the jpeg converter (BUG:410864)
  • Fix a crash when loading a JPEG image with a broken color profile (BUG:410864)
  • Fix problems when zooming with a touchpad (BUG:410940)
  • Fix issues when using the calculation capabilities of the specific color selector’s spin boxes (BUG:409818). Patch by Jasper Hartog
  • Make sure all layers are shown in the animation timeline by default
  • Fix a crash when the colorize tool is active on closing Krita
  • Fix a crash when converting a colorspace with OCIO enabled (BUG:411045)
  • Fix the Strength parameter not being used in Rotation – Fuzzy Dab (BUG:376179)
  • Fix a crash when using the mouse wheel while an image is opening
  • Re-add error messages lost when refactoring the error messages for loading images
  • Do not crash if libjpeg encounters any kind of error (BUG:364350)
  • Fix presets with random offset of texture being marked dirty all the time (BUG:406427)
  • Fix curves changing randomly with sensors with Use Same Curve enabled (BUG:383909)
  • Add a simple progress bar when saving .kra files
  • Ensure that the temporary folder isn’t suggested as a save-location as this can result in lost work.
  • Make sure toolbars don’t get enabled after editing the toolbar buttons (BUG:402679)
  • Do not crash when loading a tiled TIFF file with planar color data. (BUG:407171)
  • Fix freezes when changing some brush properties or curves (BUG:410158)
  • Fix wrong borders in the Edge Detection and Height To Normal Map Filters (BUG:411922)
  • Fix outline of Group Layers in Move Tool and Transform Tool (BUG:392717)
  • Fix preview of shape layers in Transform Tool and Move Tool (BUG:392717)
  • Raise the maximum FPS limit to 300 fps from 100 fps
  • Do not allow clone layers from pass-through group layers (BUG:409949)
  • Fix the color of a selected shape being synchronized with the color selectors (BUG:381784)
  • Fix updating the current shape color when doing undo/redo (BUG:404975)
  • Fix the broken TestKisSwatchGroup test (BUG:410387) Patch by Krysztof Kurek.
  • Make the splash render pixel-perfect on fractionally scaled displays. Patch by Guo Yunhe.
  • Fix a crash in Feather Selection, Wavelets, Blur and Edge Detection (BUG:412057)
  • Include reference images in the screen color picker (BUG:411816) Patch by Matthias Wein.
  • Clean up the SVG files used for icons and license the SVG files properly. Patch by Raghavendra Kamath.
  • Fix updating the assistants when moving the handles. Patch by Matthias Wein.
  • Fix a bad memory corruption error color handling. Patch by Matthias Wein.

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