The Inkscape team and community are proud to announce the release of Inkscape 0.46, "A Cross-platform Open Source Vector Graphics (SVG) Drawing Tool." Inkscape is a Vector editor along the lines of Adobe Illustrator or Macromedia Freehand, except the source code is open to anyone and it is free of charge. As usual, this release has addressed a number of high priorty issues that users had reported and is the most feature packed version to date.
We owe a huge thanks to the strong developers and user community that have contributed countless hours on Inkscape 0.46. As usual, if you decide to use Inkscape, please report any bugs or give any feature requests to help improve Inkscape for everyone!
New features in 0.46
PDF Import and improved export
Full on-canvas gradient editing and enhancements to the Gradient Tool
Live Path Effects
More SVG Filter Effects (Blend Modes, Turbulence, Lighting, Color Matrix, and more.) a
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