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Version 5.0 of Krita has been released. Krita is a program for editing and creating digital drawings and 2D animations, 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, Linux and macOS. Version 5.0 is a major release with many new features. Detailed information about this release can be found at this page are found, these are briefly the most important:

Krita 5.0.0 Released

This is a huge release, with a lot of new features and improvements. Some highlights:

  • The way Krita handles things like brushes, gradients and palettes, as well as tagging, has been completely revamped. The new system is much faster, uses much less memory and is much more dependable!
  • Gradients have been improved: they are much more smoothed and can handle wider gamuts.
  • The smudge brush engine has been completely rewritten, and we’ve got a new brush engine, based on MyPaint
  • The Animation system has been overhauled, with both user interface improvements and new features, such as clone frames and animated transform masks
  • Krita now has a built-in storyboard editor!
  • There’s a recorder to create a video out of your painting sessions

And much, much more! For a complete overview, read the release notes.

Version number 5.0.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
Website Krita
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License type GPL
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