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krita for android replacement

Comment by flatform
about Krita and Infinite Painter May 2017

only real replacement for Krita on Android is Small Infinite Painter iconInfinite Painter 6. Soon out of Beta. Just try it it.


Unbelievably cool! -1 Helpful

Positive Comment by JohnnyWild
about Krita Feb 2017

The best graphic editor for artist you can get absolutely for free!


Simply Amazing

Positive Comment by Satuim
about Krita Jul 2016

I just discovered Krita this year, and found it to be a great painting (and even photo editing) tool.
It's a must have in anyone's Open Source collection


Available for OS X but hard to use

Negative Comment by malthejorgensen
about Krita Feb 2016

Krita can be run on OS X, but is very but hard to use and I had to give up using the application as it was taking me minutes to simply add some text to an image.


PSD-format support

Positive Comment by ingothomas
about Krita and GIMP Nov 2015

Not sure why this is not widely reported, KRITA is the only open-source graphics program to (almost) fully support the commercial Photoshop PSD format. GIMP supports only 8-bit RGB as far as I know.

KRITA is the only free program I found, allowing opening and conversion of layered PSD files, therefore the only gateway between the professional graphics processing standard and the open-source community - or simply, users, unable to afford massive license fees.


Version 2.8.0 out today - first release that is ready for end-users on Windows

Comment by tabakis
about Krita Mar 2014

Krita is geared more towa artists rather than photographers ... 1 Helpful

Comment by HomeyD5
about Krita Jun 2011

Krita is geared more towa artists rather than photographers, and has a toolset which reflects that. While a number of photography-specific tools are missing, Krita can still be a very powerful photo editor when suplemented by another program to handle the basic raw conversion and curve editing. The fact that Krita supports deep color gives it a big advantage over GIMP, at least until the next full version release of GIMP.