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Let's Test Krita 4.2.7 Beta!

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We're almost ready for a new release of Krita, with lots of bug fixes! So, please help with testing. As with 4.2.6, there's a link on the welcome screen to a survey. Filling out the survey helps us figure out regressions and other problems. You can safely use any beta build on any operating system next to your production version of Krita. Settings and resources will be shared, but you won't overwrite you existing installation by using one of the portable beta downloads.

In addition to reported bugs, this release fixes a lot of issues found by the Coverity Static Code checker.

We also have a bunch of great patches by new Krita hackers: Karl Ove Lufthammer, Rebecca Breu, Matthias Wein, Jasper Hartog, Krysztof Kurek and Guo Yunhe. Yay!

If all is well, we will release 4.2.7 in a week.

Bugs Fixed in 4.2.7



For the beta, you should only only use the portable zip files. Just open the zip file in Explorer and drag the folder somewhere convenient, then double-click on the krita icon in the folder. This will not impact an installed version of Krita, though it will share your settings and custom resources with your regular installed version of Krita. For reporting crashes, also get the debug symbols folder.


(If, for some reason, Firefox thinks it needs to load this as text: to download, right-click on the link.)


Note: the gmic-qt is not available on OSX.

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