Krita 3.0 Alpha Released
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 9 April 2016 at 02:01 PM EDT. 7 Comments
KDE --
Krita 3.0 has made another step closer to being released with this weekend's alpha release.

Krita, of course, is a digital painting and sketching program designed for illustrations, paintings, comics, concept art, and other use-cases. This KDE-aligned program has been ported to Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5 as part of the big Krita 3.0 milestone. The Krita 3.0 Alpha release features many other new features besides changing the underlying tool-kit and libraries. Krita 3.0 Alpha offers a revamped layer panel, support for dealing with GIMP brushes, rulers/guides/grids/snapping. tools for creating hand-drawn animations, other usability improvements, and other highlights.

Those wanting to learn more about today's Krita 3.0 Alpha 1 release can do so at Krita.org. Krita is currently offering Windows 64-bit, OS X, and Linux AppImage builds of today's milestone for those not wanting to build from source.
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