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= Inkscape 0.40 =
 
= Inkscape 0.40 =
  
'''A Cross-platform Open Source Vector Graphics (SVG) Drawing Tool'''
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'''Draw Freely'''
  
 
http://www.inkscape.org/
 
http://www.inkscape.org/
  
The Inkscape project is proud to announce its 0.40 release.  This
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The Inkscape community is proud to announce the release 0.40 of Inkscape, "A Cross-platform Open Source Vector Graphics (SVG) Drawing Tool." This release includes three majorly requested new capabilities: Layers, Text-on-Path, and Bitmap tracing. In addition, there are many minor features, a number of usability enhancements, three new tutorials, and hundreds of bug fixes. This is by far the most feature-packed release the project has had. This is all due to the strong developers that have contributed countless hours on Inkscape 0.40.
release includes three major new capabilities: Layers, Bitmap tracing,
 
and Text-on-Path. In addition, there are many minor features, a number
 
of usability enhancements, three new tutorials, and hundreds of bug  
 
fixes.
 
  
Following our last release four months ago, we have focused on intensive
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Following our last release four months ago, we have focused intensively on development, adding several new dependencies such as the Boehm garbage collector and the stable Gtk 2.4 libraries.  Because of this, user's may encounter more trouble getting Inkscape installed on some platforms than in previous releases.  To help those who run into this issue, we're also providing 'Static Binary' packages that include these new libraries inside the package, and thus, the static releases are very large.
development, adding several new dependencies such as a garbage collector
 
and the Gtk 2.4 libraries.  Because of this, you may encounter more  
 
trouble getting Inkscape installed on Linux than in previous releases.
 
  To help those who run into this issue, we're also providing 'Static Binary'  
 
packages that include these libraries with them.
 
  
  For tons more details, see the Release Notes for 0.39:
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Download your packages:
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    http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=93438
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For many more details, see the Release Notes for 0.40:
 
   
 
   
 
     http://www.inkscape.org/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ReleaseNotes040
 
     http://www.inkscape.org/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ReleaseNotes040
  
Screenshots:
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Community submitted screenshots:
 
   
 
   
 
     http://www.inkscape.org/screenshots/
 
     http://www.inkscape.org/screenshots/
 
Download your packages (Linux, Windows, Mac OSX):
 
 
    http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=93438
 

Revision as of 07:15, 30 November 2004

Inkscape 0.40

Draw Freely

http://www.inkscape.org/

The Inkscape community is proud to announce the release 0.40 of Inkscape, "A Cross-platform Open Source Vector Graphics (SVG) Drawing Tool." This release includes three majorly requested new capabilities: Layers, Text-on-Path, and Bitmap tracing. In addition, there are many minor features, a number of usability enhancements, three new tutorials, and hundreds of bug fixes. This is by far the most feature-packed release the project has had. This is all due to the strong developers that have contributed countless hours on Inkscape 0.40.

Following our last release four months ago, we have focused intensively on development, adding several new dependencies such as the Boehm garbage collector and the stable Gtk 2.4 libraries. Because of this, user's may encounter more trouble getting Inkscape installed on some platforms than in previous releases. To help those who run into this issue, we're also providing 'Static Binary' packages that include these new libraries inside the package, and thus, the static releases are very large.


Download your packages:

    http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=93438


For many more details, see the Release Notes for 0.40:

    http://www.inkscape.org/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ReleaseNotes040

Community submitted screenshots:

    http://www.inkscape.org/screenshots/