Is there any print enabled graphic design software?
rock_on_the_web at comcen.com.au
Thu Feb 21 23:14:38 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 13:14 -0700, Robin Laing wrote:
> Da Rock wrote:
> > I'm trying to get away from Adobe products (which are becoming rather
> > agressive towards OSS), but I need to find a graphic software that can
> > handle CMYK properly.
> > I've tried GIMP (which has great tools) but it doesn't handle CMYK
> > files- it only uses sRGB.
> > I've tried Krita, but it doesn't work as well as GIMP tool wise, and I
> > can't specify images sizes very well at all- it only works on pixel
> > size, not inches or dpi/ppi.
> > Therefore both are great for designing screen images, but not printed
> > images. I even tried using GIMP to design (using CMYK colours here), and
> > reformatting to a CMYK file with Krita. Problem with this is that the
> > image size doesn't work once reformatted, plus I need to export to pdf
> > which neither do and so printing to pdf means the final image size is an
> > A4 and god knows what dpi.
> > Anything better out there?
> Some people use Cinepaint as it is designed for high quality movie work.
> Robin Laing
But does it do CMYK? Movie graphics wouldn't really require this.
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