Krita 4.4.5

Credits | Tyson Tan

Krita Desktop is a free and open source painting app. Krita is also the free full-featured digital painting studio for artists who want to create professional work from start to finish. Krita It is used by comic book artists, illustrators, concept artists, matte and texture painters, and in the digital visual effects industry. Krita It has been in development for more than 10 years and has had an explosion of growth recently. It offers many common and innovative functions to help the hobbyist and professional alike.

Krita it has an easy to use interface. Folders and panels can be moved and customized for your specific workflow. Once you have your settings, you can save it as your own workspace. You can also create your own shortcuts for the most used tools.

Besides painting, Krita It comes with vector, filter, group, and file layers. Combine, order, and flatten the layers to help your artwork stay organized. There are also three different views to see the layers.

Krita is often a favorite of many artists and supports full color management via LCMS for ICC and OpenColor IO for EXR, allowing you to incorporate Krita to your existing color management line.

Open PSD files that even Photoshop can't open. Upload and save to PSD when you need to take your artwork to different programs.

Krita is the only dedicated painting app that allows you to open, save, edit and create images HDR and referred to the scene. Plus, with support for OCIO and OpenEXR, you can manipulate the view to examine HDR images and use it in the most cutting-edge workflows in the film and visual effects industry.

This version concentrates mainly on bug fixes previously reported, this list is quite long, below we show you the most significant ones:

  • Set ElideRight for tabs in the mdiarea. (Bug 433640)
  • If the image load fails too often, stop retrying (Bug 433652)
  • Use QVersionNumber to compare versions
  • Fix oilpaint commit filter artifacts
  • Open the error dialog only when Krita is in alpha or beta
  • Fix pop-up palette crash at 125% scale (Bug 431944)
  • Fix compilation for GCC11. Thanks to Jonathan Wakely for the suggested correction. (Bug 434150)
  • Use opengl ES on Arm Linux (Bug 421136)
  • Fix crash when importing broken icc profile (Bug 434273)
  • Remove hello world demo plugin (Bug 422380)
  • Fixed: Crash with Snipping Tool (Bug 433770)
  • Fix: Transform tool (shear) does not use pivot (Bug 427462)
  • Angle range fix in the angle selector in the status bar and in the overview docker (Bug 434993)
  • Implementation of the function «Proportional scale of the handles» for the transformation of the mesh
  • Fix: Snipping tool not responding to some events (Bug 435201)
  • Delete JPG from the list of supported image formats on the clipboard (Bug 431310)
  • Don't put menu text in action if empty (Bug 437036)
  • Expose the unique id of the node to libkis commit
  • Fix quicklook generator (Bug 436224)
  • Fix random crashes in macOS and fix cursor stuck after switching to other apps using cmd + tab and going back to krita using mouse click. (Bug 434646)
  • Fix for data corruption when pressing Ctrl + Z while clipping action is active (CCBug 433770)
  • Fix palette zoom on lazy fill tool (Bug 410997)
  • Correction of the precision of the contour selection when the caps modifier is pressed (Bug 437048)
  • Fixed crash when closing Krita too fast while rendering a trace (Bug 419021)
  • Fixed incorrect memory access in KisCanvas2 :: setProofingOptions ()
  • Correction of a race condition when starting spontaneous jobs (Bug 434648)
  • Fix for display color management in Overview docker (Bug 428605)
  • Fixed Nearest Neighbor filter in perspective transform mode (Bug 420811)
  • Correction of the drift of the transformed image when moving the mouse too fast (Bug 416899)
  • Free transform mode smoothness fix (Bug 416899)
  • Fixed input method not working on popup widgets (Bug 395598)
  • Fix export in Krita using commit CLI
  • Fix detection of OpenColorIO include address (commit)
  • Correct the order of the arguments in OverviewThumbnailStrokeStrategy (CID 310957)
  • Don't rely on inbreeding in psd_image_data (CID 35080)
  • Expand variables before calculating (CID 248925)
  • Override that patchWidth and patchHeight are 0 with the default values ​​(CID 248441, CID 248622)
  • Check the value after dynamic cast in ConvertColorSpacePr.Vis. (CID 304985)
  • Correctly bind values ​​in conversions (CID 248629, CID 248458)
  • Initialize propertyType in KisMetaData :: TypeInfo :: Private (CID 35498)
  • Initialize Variables in KoRuler and KisFullRefreshWalker (CID 35523, CID 35612)
  • KisImagePyramid Member Initialization (CID 36041)
  • Initialize Members of DlgOffsetImage and DeformBrush (CID 36144, CID 36265)
  • Initialize the members of KCanvasPreview (CID 36395)
  • Initialize Members in DlgClonesArray (CID 248509)
  • Initialize Members in KisShadeSelectorLine (CID 36338)
  • Initialize members of the assistant classes (CID 248502, CID 248916)
  • Initialize members in the classes related to the spin box (CID 248555, CID 248871)
  • Correct the color conversion formula xyY to XYZ
  • Make the code in the triangular color picker cleaner commit
  • Fix Channels docker updates
  • Fix updates in the Histogram docker commit
  • Fix multithreading in commit Histogram widget
  • Change from typedef to using in HistogramDockerWidget commit
  • Fix reference to null value in SvgStyleWriter (CID 329512)
  • Fix Uninitialized Values ​​in HistogramDockerWidget (CID 329509)
  • Fix high DPI for canvas previews in docker commit Undo History
  • Fix crash when saving huge image in .kra (Bug 432182)
  • Ensure transformation worker doesn't try to scale to 0 (Bug 432182)
  • Fix KoQuaZipStore bug check (commit)
  • Show country in language list for disambiguation (Bug 437994)
  • Fix update crash when transforming a shape layer with a transform tool (Bug 437886)
  • Do not add country name to zh_CN and zh_TW (Bug 437994)
  • Revert "Fix detection of OpenColorIO directory".
  • Add more checks when saving to kra commit
  • Correct non-floating results in expressions for floating values ​​(CID 329390, CID 329448, CID 329482)
  • Fix uninitialized values ​​in multiple classes (CID 329508, CID 329504, CID 329503, CID 329502, CID 329501)
  • Do not assert on invalid 0-byte paddles commit
  • Initialize Members of SVG Symbols Classes (CID 304987)
  • Initialize the members of the KisColorSelector classes (CID 36349, CID 248848, CID 248452, CID 248707)
  • Android: Make save on exit more robust commit
  • Fix: Artifact with more than one active wizard (Bug 401940)
  • Android: SAFE_ASSERT in TouchCancel commit event
  • Android: Layer properties text field does not respond to keyboard events
  • Android: Fix the position of the window manager when rotating
  • Fix: Inconsistent stroke and shape fill (Bug 399127, Bug 422204, Bug 434828)

At the time of publication of this article, only the version in AppImage Krita is available for Linux. It is safe, however that this will change in the next few hours and the program will be available in other popular formats such as Flatpak Y Snap. If you prefer those formats you will have to wait, otherwise you can download and install below using the AppImage version from the following button:




Source: Krita's Blog


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Ernesto Junco
Ernesto Junco (@ernesto_junco)
1 mes atrás

Thanks for the info, I use both gimp and krita, but krita is easier when working with photos.

Eduardo X
Eduardo X (@eduardx)
1 mes atrás

It's an excellent drawing app, I've been using it from Windows and it always works perfectly.

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