Just in case you didn't know:
#GIMP, #Krita @krita, #Inkscape @inkscape, #Scribus and many other great graphics tools are already available - free/libre to use, free to improve, free to share. Check them out! 💙
@humanetech Hi! I would be interested in contributing. I have experimented with a lot of different creative FOSS software for digital art, animation, photo manipulation, and music production. What are the expectations as far as list maintenance?
@ADHDefy That is great!
It is not hard. Best is with a repo on #Codeberg and maintaining the README with the curated list.
There are some rules for formatting, such as having a ToC, and the delightful badge, contributors.md etc. explained here (see sub-pages):
Quickstarting you might duplicate from another list. @yarmo has good examples e.g. for list format:
And for table format:
You might start with multiple categories, and can split into multiple lists later when it grows. Though audio / video is a bit separate from visual design tools, maybe. Might have two lists. I leave it up to you, whatever you prefer. I am very happy you wanna pick this up. I am not working with many of these myself, but have seen so many beauties of FOSS come by.
@humanetech Okay! I have made a #delightful list. https://codeberg.org/ADHDefy/delightful-creative-tools
I plan to add "Writing" and "Game Development" section to this list very soon, as well, but I'm still doing a little research.
Your documentation was fantastic, so hopefully it all looks good, but please let me know if anything needs fixing.
@codeberg @krita @inkscape And, with these free tools, you don't have to upload all your graphics to #adobe, either — you can keep them privately on your own machine. And no one's going to restrict the number or size of images you can work with, or nag you to upgrade to a premium subscription, or plague you with adverts.
Sure, it might lack some features but for what I do (light #image editing) it's super good I'm especially blown away by the fact that it seems to be able to deal with #colorprofiles for #printing quite well (quite a pain in Linux in general).
@jfml I can't tell exactly, this is just what Adobe users say. Something like easy editing an image in Photoshop while working in InDesign. I assume this means something like: having an "edit" context menu entry, which open the image in Photoshop and when saving it, automatically updates it in InDesign. @codeberg @Krita
@codeberg @krita @inkscape Also, I bet, I JUST BET, that it's going to be artificially restricted to Chrome. You open that sucker in Firefox and you get an overly patronising error message telling you that only Chrome works, until you spoof the useragent of course, then it runs with zero problems on Firefox or literally anywhere else.
Because literally every other "app replacement" web service is like this!
@AgreeableLandscape ... I think you can be happy if the computation is even done in your browser, instead of uploading everything in the cloud and doing the interesting stuff where no one can inspect anything.
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