0.48 release preparationsJuly 5, 2010
We are quickly approaching release of final 0.48 version. The plan is to make sure everything unfinished we wanted disabled is already disabled and most nasty bugs are gone. Then we shall release tarballs with source code and start working on binary builds for Windows and Mac.
In the mean time we are just a week away from midterm evaluations for our Google Summer of Code students. As a quick reminder, this year we have five students: two working on performance, one implementing PowerStroke live path effect, one reworking the way Inkscape makes difference between saving and exporting, and another student rewriting internals. We'll let you know how respective projects progress after the evaluations.
UniConvertor 1.1.5July 1, 2010
sK1 team released new version of UniConvertor — a universal vector graphics conversion tool that Inkscape uses to open documents like CDR (Corel DRAW), WMF (Windows Metafiles) and so on.
The new version features file managers integration on Windows and Linux, a simple user interface, support for embroidery files formats (just importing). Other changes involve major internal refactoring, better fonts handling and better color management.
The Windows version contains a script that can be used to patch an existing installation of Inkscape to use new external version of UniConvertor. You can download an MSI installer for Windows or binary packages for various Linux distributions, as well as source code, right here.