Software Update: Krita 4.4.3

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Version 4.4.3 of Krita has been released. Krita is a program for editing and creating digital drawings, and can handle both bitmap and vector graphics. The program was previously part of Calligra Suite and is being developed by the KDE team, but also works fine under Gnome or XFCE. In addition, there are downloads for Windows and macOS. In version 4.4.3 the following changes and improvements have been made:


  • Crash when back button was pressed on splash screen
  • Crash when loading files while app is still booting
  • Use lastUpdateTime for copying assets
  • Provide host so path Pattern could be effective
  • Fix color selector covering entire screen (BUG:432459)
  • Saved configs aren’t loaded after restart (BUG:432433)
  • Add key functions to psd_layer_effects_shadow_base (BUG:432904)
  • Fix reloading presets from user-imported bundles (BUG:432488)


  • Fix crash in halftone filter due to an access to an invalid pointer
  • Fix crash when reapplying a filter with reprompting
  • Fix crash when painting on a filter mask created from a vector selection (BUG:432329)


  • MacOS: fix the finder plugins for showing a thumbnail or a quick look preview (BUG:432328)


  • Fix handling the channel flags. Patch by Chris Venter, thanks! (BUG:432226)

Stability and Performance

  • Fix synchronization of zoom level between canvas and the scratchpad
  • Fix normalization in Smart Patch Tool (BUG:430953)
  • Fix performance issues in the foreground/background color button (BUG:432936)
  • Fix saving incremental backups (BUG:432701)
  • Fix a problem where the scratchpad could be unresponsive (BUG:431708)
  • Fix Color as Alpha and Preserve Alpha in Custom and Clipboard brushes (BUG:432274)
  • Fix the RGBA_brushes bundle so Krita doesn’t try to recreate it on startup (BUG:431832)
  • Fix handling of style in KisAngleSelector when the spin box must be shown flat and use the new angle selector everywhere

Version number 4.4.3
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Krita
License type GPL
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