Re: Is there any print enabled graphic design software?

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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

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