Krita 3.3 Open-Source Digital Painting App Released with Better HiDPI Support

Krita, the cross-platform, open-source and free digital painting tool used by hundreds of thousands of artists worldwide, has been updated today to version 3.3, a point release that adds better HiDPI support and many other improvements.

Prominent changes of Krita 3.3 include support for the Windows 8 event API to bring native support for the n-trig pen in the Surface line of laptops, as well as other similar notebooks from Acer, Dell or HP, refactored hardware-accelerated display functionality to make Krita use Direct3D indirectly instead of native OpenGL.

There’s also better support for HiDPI (High Dots Per Inch) displays on Linux and Windows systems, but the user needs to enable it in the settings dialog, titles are now supported for newly created images, the GMIC plugin was updated to the latest version, and your favorite brush presets and blending modes will now load correctly.

New command-line tools, better PNG support, and more

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