Krita 3.1.3 released; now lets you run multiple instances of it

The amazing free digital painting and image manipulation app for Linux ‘Krita’ just got better. Krita 3.1.3 has been released with some new features and important handy UI changes. The team took nearly 2 months to bring this version to Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X. The most impressive new feature is the ability of the program to run several instances of it in parallel.

New Features in Krita 3.1.3

  1. Scale around pivot point
  2. New context menu actions for default tool (cut, copy, paste, object ordering)
  3. Allows to run multiple instances of krita
  4. Improve how you select brush spacing so it is easier to slide to a value
  5. Added layer thumbnail on the animation timeline while hovering
  6. Update to Spriter plugin
  7. All file layers to be merged
  8. Set the default PNG compression to 3 instead of 9
  9. Use the name of the filter when creating a filter mask from the filter dialog instead of “effect”
  10. Show layer color labels in timeline docker

Apart from above new features and enhancements, several bugs were fixed. Full changelog of Krita 3.1.3 can be viewed at the official release notes page.

Installing Krita


Ubuntu users can install it right away as a Snap image from the Ubuntu Snappy store. Or you can go to Krita Ubuntu Lime PPA to install it from repository source. We had already published a detailed article which should guide you on the installation process.

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