Release Notes 1.2

Released April 22nd, 2012

Thank to everyone who has contributed, Pinta is now at v1.2!

New Features

In this new release several features have been added:

  • Individual layers can now be rotated arbitrarily
  • Added specific mouse cursors for tools (pencil, paintbucket, etc)
  • Autocrop of image
  • Gradient tool now takes advantage of multiple cores to speed up rendering time
  • Added image preview to the images pad
  • 791161 - Added white text background option
  • 892690 - Show image previews in the Open File dialog

Fixed Bugs

  • 892935 - Resize tool screen doesn't update canvas after using effects
  • 889733 - Enable a default action for all dialogs
  • 855338 - Whole image not drawable when rotated
  • 901712 - Pinta freezes when zooming out a very small image
  • 683242 - Fixed issues with spacing of ellipsis in Slovenian menu titles
  • 886917 - Toolbars are too big on Linux
  • 887574 - After undo, selected areas do not have resize handles
  • 889723 - Selection resize handles are zoomed when the image is zoomed
  • 891556 - Fixed incorrect behavior of Undo command when editing text
  • 738065 - Remove selection after pasting into a new image
  • 633104 - Fixed broken shortcuts with Num Lock or Caps Lock enabled
  • 890478 - Layers/Import from File should use the last-opened directory
  • 873622 - Allow saving empty files with Window/Save All
  • 722045 - Saving as a different file type doesn't change the extension automatically
  • 889728 - Open images pad not refreshed after the file name changes with Save As
  • 886512 - Open image pad has incorrect string name
  • 892742 - Fixed crash when selecting Automatic Crop with no open image

Bug Tracker

What's To Come

Please continue to utilize the Pinta UserVoice site to request new features. Your requests are what shape Pinta into a more user friendly and more capable application.

Pinta Feature Requests


Contributors For This Release

The following people directly contributed to this version of Pinta. Apologies for missing others:

Adam Doppelt, Adolfo Jayme, Barrientos, Cameron White, Ciprian Mustiata, Felix Schmutz, Mikhail Makarov, Olivier Dufour, and Robert Nordan

Thanks to everyone who contributed translations, filed bugs, made packages, and everything else. Together we can make Pinta a premier application.

Contributors To Past Releases

Aaron Bockover, Anirudh Sanjeev, Cameron White, Greg Lowe, Hanh Pham, James Gifford, Jean-Michael Bea, Joe Hillenbrand, Jon Rimmer, Jonathan Pobst, Juergen Obernolte, Khairuddin Ni'am, Krzysztof Marecki, Maia Kozheva, Manish Sinha, Marco Rolappe, Martin Geier, Mathias Fusseneggerg, Obinou Conseil, Olivier Dufour, Richard Cohn, Robert Nordan