MyPaint 1.0.0 is released

Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release !

Sources :

http://download.gna.org/mypaint/mypaint-1.0.0.tar.bz2
in case anyone prefers .xz:
http://download.gna.org/mypaint/mypaint-1.0.0.tar.xz

( compilation instruction are inside the archive, on the README file )

Packages :

Packaging time already started but still not published yet ,  installer for various system ( Win, Mac , linux distribution ) based on the 1.0 code source should appear shortly  ( encouragement for all the packager around who works hard on it ) . If you want to help ; check the packaging status here and talk with us via mailing list / forum / IRC channel .  *-buntu users affraid to compile will probably enjoy to  install the  developpement ppa .

Changes:

- A configurable toolbar has been added with dropdown widgets for colour, brush, and brush settings.
- Floating tool windows can now be docked into a sidebar inside the main window.
- A “Lock Alpha” mode has been added for brushstrokes, and there are now some basic layer compositing modes.
- Mouse and stylus buttons can be bound to different actions via the preferences.
- There’s a new scratchpad tool which can be used for thumbnails, notes, or recording brushstrokes and colour choices.
- Finally, there have been numerous little improvements and bugfixes to MyPaint’s speed, user interface, and its brush collections.

Screenshots :

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Mypaint 1.0 with docked panel, floating scratchpad, and on canvas color changer ‘washed’

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Mypaint 1.0 dropdown widgets for brush, with a color triangle and layer panel undocked

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Mypaint 1.0 frame limitation of the infinite canvas ( here on a rotated drawing ), Tablet buttons preferences, Color ring on canvas and another docked/undocked customisation for panel.

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Mypaint 1.0 Brush Setting Editor new reorganised user interface

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Mypaints external links :

Offical wiki
Twitter: @MyPaintApp
User forum
Git development page
Issues tracker
Deviantart channel