Pinta cross-platform image editor based on Paint.NET has been released, come in version 1.2 . pinta is a Image Editor designed to serve as an alternative to more advanced applications like GIMP, for casual users. The interesting of Pinta is have features drawing tools, unlimited layers, includes over 35 image effects and adjustments and can be configured to use a docked interface or multiple windows.
Here’s New features of Pinta 1.2
- Added autocrop
- New text option: fill background
- Reduced height of toolbar by 10px in Linux to avoid wasting space
- Added image preview to Images pad
- properly proportioned interface
- reducing the toolbar buttons’ size
There’s no Pinta 1.2 official release announcement yet so for a complete list of changes, you can see at the Pinta Github page.
How to install Pinta 1.2 in Ubuntu 12.04 / Ubuntu 11.10
To install the Pinta 1.2 you can use the official stable Pinta PPA. this PPA is only support for Ubuntu 11.10, add it Pinta PPA on your ubuntu 11.10 by typing command below:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pinta-maintainers/pinta-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install pinta
For ubuntu 12.04 users, you can install pinta 1.2, you can manually download and install the Pinta 1.2 .deb file in Ubuntu 12.04,download it from button below
For other Linux distributions, download Pinta 1.2 via GitHub. Pinta 1.2 for Windows and Mac builds yet