Krita is a free and open source application. You are free to study, modify, and distribute Krita under GNU GPL v3 license. Krita is the full-featured digital art studio. It is perfect for sketching and painting, and presents an end–to–end solution for creating digital painting files from scratch by masters. Krita is a great choice for creating concept art, comics, textures for rendering and matte paintings. How to setup a wacom tablet with Krita. By: Nathan Lovato - April 7, 2016. Get the most of the course.
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Version 4.4.3 for Windows, Multilingual
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Krita is a free and open source painting tool designed for concept artists, illustrators, matte and texture artists, and the VFX industry. Krita has been in development for over 10 years and has had an explosion in growth recently. It offers many common and innovative features to help the amateur and professional alike including an intuitive UI, brush stabilizers, a pop-up palette, customizable brush engines, seamless textures and patters, layers, assistance tools, PSD support, and more.
App NotesNote that Krita may temporarily disable Aero when running on Windows Vista/7, switching the OS into the Windows Basic theme.
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- Publisher: Krita Team & PortableApps.com
- Date Updated: 2021-03-26
- Date Added: 2016-06-15
- System Requirements: Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10
- App License: Open Source (GPL)
- Source: Krita, PortableApps.com Launcher, PortableApps.com Installer
- MD5 Hash: 981f574c7c84024978d78c52152c42a0
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Create comprehensive and realistic illustrations and artistic drawings with the help of this feature-packed painting software solution
While some might think that everything that is digital art nowadays is made entirely in Photoshop, the truth of the matter is that the unsung heroes of most masterpieces (besides the artists) are the digital painting apps that don't even get half of the credit.
Designed for illustrators, concept artists, comic book creators, matte painters and even game artists, Krita is one such application that should get a little bit more attention.
Put simply, Krita is a powerful digital painting and illustration utility that aims to provide you with as much creative freedom as possible, mainly thanks to its collection of tools.
Modern-looking, but a bit crowded interface
The app's black-themed user interface falls perfectly into the modern style adopted by most digital editor or designer apps. The main window of Krita is extensively packed with almost all the features available within the app.
Once you start the tool, you realize that everything tends to be right in your face and, while it may seem a bit intimidating at first, after an adjustment period, things seem quite natural.
Krita's powerful set of brushes is the star of the show
With Krita, you get CMYK support, HDR painting, perspective grids, painting assistants, dockers and one of the most comprehensive set of brushes available (each with its own patterns, settings and roles).
The engines for the brushes include effects like pixelate, smudge, duplicate, filter, hairy, hatching, texture, chalk, color smudge, curve, deform, spray and many others.
Another benefit is the fact that you can save the presets of your brushes, as well as experiment with many blending modes. In addition, Krita comes with modern and complex masking and selection tools.
Extensive support for layers and handy symmetry tools
With the possibility to select and paint shapes or colors, add transparency and opacity levels, this is a very capable tool if you want to apply non-destructive changes to your illustrations.
It is no surprise that an app such as Krita comes with support for both filter masks and layers. You are provided with options to add layers and effects like wave, oil, paint and emboss, as well as adjust their brightness and contrast levels.
Last but not least, for an added touch of creativity, the symmetry tools do a lot more than provide you with basic mirroring capabilities. You can determine parameters such as the angles and axes, modify the center position and play with other advanced settings.
Quite difficult to overlook by digital artists
While at the moment it may not be as popular, as optimized or as good looking as other digital painting apps out there, Krita packs a massive amount of tools and features that make it a very interesting and accessible solution for digital painters and illustrators.
One thing is certain, there are a lot of things Krita can do for you, as they are mostly limited by your own skill and talent, not by the app itself.
Filed underKrita was reviewed by Vladimir Ciobica
Krita App Android
- Optional GPU:OpenGL 3.0 or higher
- RAM:Recommended 4GB or higher
- NEW FEATURES:
- Mesh Gradients:
- Sharaf Zaman’s Google Summer of Code project has landed in this release! Compatible with Inkscape, Krita now provides the second independent implementation of SVG Mesh Gradients. Mesh gradients are used on vector objects and can deliver really natural looking results:
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- portable version
- A portable version of this application is available: Krita Portable
- runs on:
- Windows 10 32/64 bit
Windows 8 32/64 bit
- file size:
- 115 MB
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