Artweaver Plus 5

This version includes the following new features and improvements:

New Features
  • Mirror painting to create easily symmetrical paintings
  • Support for documents with 8 and 16 Bits/Channel
  • High precision 16bit brush engine for exact results especially with low opacity values.
  • 3 different color themes for the user interface (default, light gray or dark)
  • Order of each preset in the selectors view can be adjusted

Brush Engine Improvements
  • Maximum brush size to 999 pixels increased
  • New option: Rate for continuous time deposition
  • New option: Pickup color from underlying layers for resaturation and bleed
  • New option: Range for angle
  • New option: Drift with continuous time deposition for jitter
  • Support for stroke attributes in Airbrush category
  • Support for size expression in Pixel category
  • Improved quality of the Other - Blur and Other - Sharpen method
  • Behavior of Grainy cover and Grainy mild cover method changed so that for less grain the regular brush is applied and not almost nothing

User Interface Improvements
  • Documents are saved as a copy if they contain features which not supported by the selected file format
  • All presets can be exported, brush categories completely with all their variants
  • Do not show again option for more message dialogs
  • Better warning message for unsupported features while saving
  • Support for picking up colors from the current document outside the color picker dialog
  • Brush engine angle configurations moved to a dedicated page in the brush editor
  • Marching ants can be hidden
  • Shift key support for scrubby sliders
  • Confirmation before restoring recovery information on application startup
  • Test of entered account details in preferences

More Improvements
  • Improved export of presets in events
  • Improved selection tools
  • Some tools allow scrolling, zooming and rotating the document while in use (Crop, transformation, selection and text tool)
  • Improved event support for tools
  • Loading of palettes layout allows it to keep current custom palettes
  • New customizable Misc shortcuts
  • Better quality for some filters on layers with transparency and impasto
  • Read and write support for the OpenRaster file format (0.0.4-pre.1 specification)
  • JPEG support for YCbCR, CMYK and YCCK color formats
  • Test period extended to 30 days