[Clipart] Announcing Inkscape 0.40 Release

Bryce Harrington bryce at bryceharrington.com
Mon Nov 29 23:54:03 PST 2004

			   = Inkscape 0.40 =

			     'Draw Freely'


The Inkscape community is proud to announce the release 0.40 of
Inkscape, "A Cross-platform Open Source Vector Graphics (SVG) Drawing
Tool."  This release includes three majorly requested new capabilities:
Layers, Text-on-Path, and Bitmap tracing. In addition, there are many
minor features, a number of usability enhancements, three new tutorials,
and hundreds of bug fixes. This is by far the most feature-packed
release the project has had. This is all due to the strong developers
that have contributed countless hours on Inkscape 0.40.

Following our last release four months ago, we have focused intensively
on development, adding several new dependencies such as the Boehm
garbage collector and the stable Gtk 2.4 libraries.  Because of this,
user's may encounter more trouble getting Inkscape installed on some
platforms than in previous releases.  To help those who run into this
issue, we're also providing 'Static Binary' packages that include these
new libraries inside the package, and thus, the static releases are very

Download your packages:

For many more details, see the Release Notes for 0.40:

Community submitted screenshots:

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