The GNOME painting app Pinta 1.7.1 has been released with some new features

Pinta, a free open source clone of Paint.Net 3.0, released version 1.7.1 a few days ago with improvements and bug fixes.

This release is the final version based on GTK2, as the GTK3 / .NET 6 version is almost ready.

Pinta 1.7.1 is a small release with minor new features to improve the user experience. For high resolution (or zoomed in) images, you can use the mouse wheel to scroll up and down. You can scroll the canvas horizontally by holding down Shift + mouse wheel.

Similar to GIMP, since v1.7.1, users can press X to quickly swap background and foreground palette colors in Pinta.Also, you can now zoom in and out without pressing the Ctrl key.

This release also improves the pop-up dialog when trying to open an unsupported file format. By default, the file open dialog has supported images such as ani, png, bmp, jpg, gif, icns, ico, jpeg, ora, pnm, qtif, svg, tga, tif, tiff, xbm, xpm. Only are displayed. If you select Show All Files and select an unsupported file, you will be prompted that the file is not supported and all supported file formats will be displayed.

I get an error when I open an unsupported file and view all supported formats

Other changes Pinta 1.7.1 include:

  • Use the arrow keys to[選択したピクセルの移動]and[選択の移動]Move pixel by pixel with the tool
  • [選択したピクセルの移動]When scaling with tools, use Shift to constrain to a uniform scale
  • The About text can be selected to copy the version used to report the bug.
  • Improves handling of memory allocation errors for large images
  • And various bug fixes.

How to install Pinta 1.7.1 on Ubuntu Linux:

Option 1: Install Pinta via snap.

This app can be easily installed on Ubuntu using the Snap package by simply searching and installing it from the Ubuntu software (Snap Store).

Ubuntu software PintaSnap app.

Option 2: Install Pinta via Ubuntu PPA.

Note: The PPA package crashes randomly due to Ubuntu’s old Mono library.that is extremely Upgrade the mono library If you want to install Pinta in a native deb package.

In the app Official Ubuntuppa It contains the latest packages to date for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.04, and Ubuntu 21.10.

First, press Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard to open a terminal. Then run the command to add the PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pinta-maintainers/pinta-stable

Then, if you’re still running Ubuntu 18.04, run the command to update the system cache.

sudo apt update

Finally, use the command to install Pinta.

sudo apt install pinta

Alternatively, use Software Updater to upgrade your app if you have an older version on your system.

In addition, Pinta can be installed as a Flatpak package.check-in Flathub If you are interested in it.

How to remove Pinta from Ubuntu:

To remove the Pinta installed via the PPA package, run the command in the terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T).

sudo apt remove --autoremove pinta

and,[その他のソフトウェア]Of tabs[ソフトウェアとアップデート]Use the utility or run the following command to remove the PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:pinta-maintainers/pinta-stable

For Pinta snap packages, remove them using Ubuntu software or commands.

snap remove --purge pinta

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