Synfig Studio 1.2.1 with important fixes in rendering enginekuba - Monday, 11 September 2017
Synfig Studio is a free and opensource animation software. It allows users to create animation without need to draw each frame from scratch. Today new stable version of Synfig Studio 1.2.1 was released. This update delivers important fixes in rendering engine.
There is a lot of changed added to Synfig Studio 1.2.1 rendering engine. Ivan Mahonin fixed rendering of text with international characters on Windows, fixed algorithm of Fast Gaussian Blur, eliminating the random artifacts, fixed incorrect rendering of Twirl Layer and Noise Distortion Layer, improved performance for complex scenes with more than 1000 vector elements, fixed Z-Depth issue for ungroupped layers and initial value of quality of Preview now independent from current zoom level and set to 1.0 by default.
Other changes added to Synfig Studio 1.2.1 update include fixed support for graphic tablets in Windows version,fixed crash with XP-Pen G540 tablet, fixed crash of Skeleton plugin, filenames with international characters now correctly remembered in “Recent Files” menu, fixed size of dock area drop buttons for Gtk >= 3.20, fixed “FFmpeg not found” error in Linux AppImages, JACK support is now available for Linux AppImages and basic support for CMake build system.
Synfig Team is working on improvements and optimizations for Synfig’s rendering engine. Actually, there are already some interesting features and fixes landed to the master branch and waiting to be tested. They will be delivered with next development version and you can expect more of them soon. Synfig Studio 1.2.1 can be downloaded from link below.