Krita 3.0 Nearing Reality With Port To Qt5/KF5
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 24 September 2015 at 10:20 AM EDT. 7 Comments
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Boudewijn Rempt has written a blog post today announcing that the Krita team is "done porting!" and "technically" finished with bringing the Krita drawing program to Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.

With the newest Git code, Krita builds, links, and runs with Qt5 and KDE Franeworks 5 while no longer depending upon any deprecated functionality. Most of Calligra's libraries and plugins were also ported to KF5/Qt5 in the process.

If you're curious about the biggest challenges in porting Krita to Qt5/KF5, Rempt has published a blog post with all of the details.


He's confident that Krita 3.0 will be available for people to try and test this calendar year. Included above is a screenshot showing off the current state of Krita 3.0 with KDE Frameworks 5 and Qt5.
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