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Akira

Alessandro Castellani

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The Linux Design Tool

A modern UX Design Application for UI and UX Designers

⚠ WARNING! Akira is still under development and not ready for production. Missing features, random bugs, and black holes opening in your kitchen are to be expected.

Akira is a native Linux Design application built in Vala and Gtk. Akira focuses on offering a modern and fast approach to UI and UX Design, mainly targeting web and graphic designers. The main goal is to offer a valid and professional solution for designers who want to use Linux as their main OS.

Features Include:

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What's New:

0.0.13 – Sep 2, 2020

New Features and Bug Fixes

  • New color picker for Fills and Borders.
  • Zooming with mouse wheel follows the position of the cursor.
  • Fix loading Artboards background color when opening a file.
  • Fix numbering of newly created items.
  • Fix Gtk-CRITICAL warning when opening the Export Dialog.
  • Fix flipping items inside Artboards.
  • Fix crash when dropping flipped items inside Artboards.
  • General code improvements and optimization.
0.0.12 – Aug 12, 2020

Bug fixes and Artboards improvements

  • Control Artboards background color.
  • Hide and Lock Artboards from the Layers panel.
  • Items inside Artboards are masked when extending outside the edges of the Artboard.
  • Fix items reordering with the layers panel drag and drop.
  • Fix random segfault at startup while setting accelerators.
  • Updated goocanvas vapi.
0.0.11 – Aug 4, 2020

🚀 Experimental Alpha Release, say Hi to Akira!

  • Create Artboards and basic shapes
  • Manage the fill and border properties of shapes
  • Import images
  • Export custom areas, selections, and artboards
  • So many crashes and missing features you wouldn't believe, but hey, this is an experimental alpha…
0.0.1-alpha – Aug 3, 2020

🚀 Experimental Alpha Release, say Hi to Akira!

  • Create Artboards and basic shapes
  • Manage the fill and border properties of shapes
  • Import images
  • Export custom areas, selections, and artboards
  • So many crashes and missing features you wouldn't believe, but hey, this is an experimental alpha…
0.0.1 – Aug 2, 2020

🚀 Experimental Alpha Release, say Hi to Akira!

  • Create Artboards and basic shapes
  • Manage the fill and border properties of shapes
  • Import images
  • Export custom areas, selections, and artboards
  • So many crashes and missing features you wouldn't believe, but hey, this is an experimental alpha…