Inkscape 1.2 Beta Released

Top popular open source vector based graphics application, Inkscape just released Beta 1.2, the first major release in almost a year. Inkscape is available for free download on Linux, Mac and Windows. The 1.2 beta release is packed with new features, fixes and improvements, including:

  • Inkscape documents can now hold multiple pages, which are managed by the new Page tool
  • Editable markers and dash patterns
  • Layers and objects dialog merged
  • On-canvas alignment snapping
  • Selectable object origin for numerical scaling and moving
  • All alignment options in a single dialog
  • Gradient editing in the Fill and Stroke dialog
  • Redesigned Export dialog with preview and ability to select objects/layers/pages and even multiple file formats to export to
  • Snap settings redesign
  • SVG Font Editor is easier to use
  • New ‘Tiling’ Live Path effect for easy but powerful interactive pattern making
  • Configurable Tool bar, continuous icon scaling and many more new customization options
  • Performance improvements for many parts of the interface and many different functions
  • Lots of UI fixies and polish
  • Many crash & bug fixes

Key Links

Inkscape Homepage

Inkscape 1.2 Blog Post

Inkscape 1.2 Release Notes

You can learn more about the new features and improvements in Inkscape 1.2 in the video below.

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