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Jul 6, 2018  ver.5.5.0 (Released 06/Jul/2018)

ibisPaint/ibisPaint X ver.5.5.0 is now available.

 [New Features]  Introduction of new features is here.

  • Removed the limit of the maximum number of layers. (However the app runs slower if you add too many layers.)
  • Added gestures to execute "Undo" by two fingers tap and "Redo" by three fingers tap on Canvas screen. (You can disable this function in the Settings window.)
  • (Android version) Added the support for pressure sensitivity features of stylus pens. (You should use styluses that are supported by your Android device, e.g., S-Pen with GALAXY Note series, DirectStylus 2 with NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet.)
  • (Android version) Added the Pressure Sensitivity graph in the Settings window. (It will be disabled under some situations, e.g., your device does not support pressure sensitivity.)
  • Added new filters: Radial Line filter and Speed Line filter.
  • Added new prime filters: Tone Curve filter, Gradation Map filter and Clouds filter. (These are Prime features.)
  • Added new blend modes: Invert, Lighter Color and Darker Color.
  • Added a function to save DPI information when saving a PNG file.
  • (iOS version) Added the support for color profiles (such as Display P3 profile) when loading image files.

 [Improved Points]

  • Added the Translate Scale button in the toolbar of the Lasso tool.
  • Improved the Import Picture feature in My Gallery so that the DPI information of a png file is set to the canvas if you create a new artwork from a png file. Also, the default value of the DPI information of a canvas has been changed to 350 DPI (which was 300 DPI in older versions). The default value will be used when you create an artwork without specifying DPI or when you create an artwork from a png file which does not include DPI information.
  • Added the Transparent switch to the UI of Channels Shift (Moving) filter and Channels Shift (Zooming) filter.
  • The maximum font size in the Text tool has been enlarged to 2000px.
  • The maximum value of Horizontal Space and Vertical Space sliders in the Add Frame window of the Frame Divider tool has been enlarged to 350px.
  • Improved the performance of opening the Layer window.
  • Improved the performance of saving and loading artwork files.
  • Improved the performance of moving, rotating and zooming the canvas while you are using the Magic Wand tool and the Flood Fill tool.
  • Improved the performance of adding a new layer to the artwork.
  • Improved the performance of the Lasso tool.
  • Improved the performance of changing the current layer to another layer.
  • Improved the performance of executing commands which involves inverting layers horizontally or vertically, undoing and redoing them.
  • Improved the performance of clearing layer contents.
  • Improved the performance of the Invert Layer Color command and Invert Selection Area command.
  • Improved the performance of rendering dashed lines which represents a selection area.
  • Improved the performance of removing a layer.
  • Improved the performance of moving or transforming shapes (such as Text shapes or Frame shapes) in a Text layer, Frame layer and Shape layer.
  • Improved the performance of the Resize command in the Canvas tool.
  • Improved the performance of operations with two fingers (such as moving or rotating the canvas or cancelling a stroke) while you are using the Brush tool, Eraser tool, Smudge tool and Blur tool.
  • Improved the Import Picture feature in MyGallery so that it tries to preserve the size of the image as far as possible, even when a very large image is being imported.
  • Improved the quality of the images transformed by the Translate Scale command in the Transform tool when both of the Repeat switch and the Interpolation switch are on.
  • Omitted an image reduction process which has been done in older versions when the app imports a large image (which has an edge longer than 2048px) on some old devices (whose RAM is less than 512MB).
  • Improved the behavior of the Strength slider in the Blur Frame filter so that you can easily adjust the value to a small one (such as 1px or 2px).
  • Improved the message of tips which are shown when digital styluses are connected or disconnected to the app. Improved the label of a button in the Settings window which shows the status of a digital stylus.
  • Changed the behavior of buttons on digital styluses so that it will not execute undo or redo when some window is shown.
  • Changed the location of the Quick Eyedropper switch and the View Rotation switch in the Settings window. They are now in "Gesture" group while they were in "User Interface" group in older versions.
  • When you undo or redo a command via buttons on digital styluses, the app now shows a tip about the command on the top of the display.
  • The app now shows an alert if you execute a filter while it will have no effect since a layer is completely transparent.
  • Enlarged the width of the back button on the Material window so that you can touch it more easily.
  • The app now redisplay tutorial tips on the Material window, Ruler window, Stabilizer window, Selection Area window when you enter to the Canvas screen and have never opened these windows even after you have seen tutorials about them.
  • Omitted the Download Sample Artworks feature.
  • Improved messages which are shown when you use some tools (e.g., the Brush tool) to a Text layer, Frame layer or Shape layer.
  • Improved the Eyedropper tool so that you can cancel it by releasing your finger at a transparent pixel when the background color of the canvas is transparent.
  • Improved the image enlargement method in the Channels Shift (Moving) filter and Channels Shift (Zooming) filter so that the result is higher-quality than that in older versions. They are remarkable around anti-aliases of brush patterns.
  • Moved the "Import Picture" row in the Canvas Size Selection window to the top of the window.
  • The Layer button now shows "S" when the selection layer is current.
  • Added a progress bar to the indicator which is shown when you execute many editing commands quickly and you must wait until they are completed.
  • Improved the Lasso tool and Magic Wand tool so that when you are using them with "Subtract" mode, the mode will be automatically changed to "Add" mode after you tap the Remove Selection Area button.
  • The mode of the Lasso tool and Magic Wand tool is now automatically set to "Add" when you enter to the Canvas screen.
  • Omitted animations which rotate the canvas which are invoked when you undo the Rotate Left command or Rotate Right command of the Canvas tool.
  • Improved the process of checking whether or not the device has enough free storage space so that it will not require unnecessarily big free space.
  • Omitted the cross sign which has been shown in the loupe of the Flood Fill tool if you tap outside the canvas or the selection area. Now it will show a message tip "Outside of Selection" if you tap outside of the selection area.
  • Added a progress bar on the indicator which appears while the app is finding artwork files in your device. It is shown after the alert "Found new artwork file(s). Reindexing now.".
  • (iPad/iPhone/iPod touch version) Added a progress bar on the indicator which appears while the app is restoring a damaged artwork file.
  • Added a progress bar on the indicator which appears while the app is processing the Change Canvas Size command, Trim command or Resize command in the Canvas tool.
  • Added a progress bar on the indicator which appears while the app is creating thumbnail images of artworks. It is shown after you answer "Yes" to the alert "A thumbnail image of artwork doesn't exist. Would you like to recreate now?".
  • Reduced the size of editing files (which are temporary files while you are editing an artwork).
  • (iPad/iPhone/iPod touch version) Improved the Quick Eyedropper feature while you are using an Apple Pencil so that you can invoke it more easily.
  • (Android version) Disabled the Smudge tool and the Blur tool on devices whose GPU is VideoCore IV because they do not work properly on such devices.
  • (Android version) Improved the performance of post-processes of the Brush tool on some devices.

 [Fixed Bugs and Problems]

  • Fixed a bug where Quick Eyedropper does not work well such as the current color appeared in the loupe or the color mixed with the current color and the color at the position of Eyedropper.
  • Fixed a bug where the appearance of the picture after changing Interpolation switch of Perspective Form or Mesh Form of Transform tool changes depending on the order of operation of the switch so far.
  • Fixed a bug where the back button in the toolbar does not work and cannot return to My Gallery screen from Canvas screen when saving an artwork failed due to lack of storage space.
  • Fixed a bug where the picture of the current layer is not correctly canceled on the undo if Smudge tool is selected and "Clear White (Grayscale)" or "Clear White (Color)" is executed.
  • Fixed a bug where the app crashes if Repeating a quick stroke with Smudge tool or Blur tool when After Stabilizer is enabled.
  • Fixed a bug where "OFF" button of Ruler tool is not selected when Ruler tool is used again after the app crashes with all rulers deleted and "OFF" button is selected.
  • Fixed a bug where the picture of the current layer is not canceled correctly when Undo button was tapped immediately after many brush storokes (or eraser storoke, smudge stroke, blur stroke) on some slower devices.
  • Fixed a bug where Mosaic filter does not change a block of the picture when the average value of the alpha value of its block is very small.
  • Fixed a problem where Ruler moves slightly at the moment the finger was released when the position adjusted by dragging it.
  • Fixed a bug where the canvas will not be displayed when the series of operations such as "Rotate Right" or "Rotate Left" and "Trim" of Canvas tool are quickly and continuously performed Redo.
  • Fixed a problem where the canvas vibrates or enlarges abruptly when fingers get close to each other when moving, pinch in and out with two fingers.
  • Fixed a bug where the size of an artwork is not updated when Restore Artwork by Playback.
  • Fixed a bug where some of the characters displayed when there is no artwork on My Gallery and Collection screen may be overlooked.
  • Fixed a bug where the playback result is different from the result of editing if "Change Canvas Size" was used with specifying the selection area.
  • Fixed a bug where a part of the selection area became gray when drawing brush on selection layer and enclosing selection area with Lasso tool after applying Smudge tool.
  • Fixed a bug where Bucket tool cannot be able to use until tapping Bucket tool button if Tool Selection window displayed as Dock mode and removed a layer which is referenced by Bucket tool.
  • Fixed a bug where the picture of duplicated layer is different from the source layer.
  • Fixed a bug where the picture of composing all layers and "Add Layer from Canvas" command are different.
  • Fixed a bug where the app crashes if the back button is pressed while pop-up window of "Entry/Delete" which is displayed by long-pressing Color Palette is displayed in Color window.
  • Fixed a bug where the picture of layers are changed if "OK" button is pressed without changing the size on "Change Canvas Size", "Trim" and "Resize" of Canvas tool.
  • Fixed a bug where "Failed to get the OpenGL information: GL_EXTENSIONS: 0x0" error is displayed and editing cannot be continued.
  • Changed the behavior of Magic Wand tool when the background of the canvas is the transparent. In particular, fixed the problem where the result of transparent pixels as the starting point was not assumed.
  • Fixed a problem where the text is created smaller than necessay and cannot be seen when starting Text tool and setting Horizontal Padding or Vertical Padding to more than half of long side of the canvas size.
  • Fixed a problem where the color of the pixel referring to the outside of the original layer was unexpected when moving the picture of a layer by Channels Shift (Moving) filter. The colors of such pixels are now set to be transparent.
  • Fixed a bug where the color picked by Eyedropper was reverted by undo.
  • Fixed a bug where the width and the height for printing becomes the same value when setting printing size by Resize and changing the size by Canvas Size and undo.
  • Fixed a bug where the name of a layer is not maintained when rasterizing a Text layer.
  • (iPad/iPhone/iPod touch version) Fixed a bug where the label of the back button in the left top displays "My Gallery ([Number])" when returning to My Gallery screen from Canva screen.
  • (iPad/iPhone/iPod touch version) Fixed a bug where a name of a PNG file becomes "temp.PNG" when saving it from "Save Layer as Transparent PNG", "Save Canvas as PNG" and "Save Canvas as Transparent PNG" in Layer window.
  • (iPad/iPhone/iPod touch version) Fixed a bug where the enable and disable state of the input filed of Resize does not work correctly on iOS devices between 11.0 and 11.2.6.
  • (iPad/iPhone/iPod touch version) Fixed a bug where the app becomes impossible to operate when trying to purchase the same pay item after sending an approval request of purchasing a pay item.
  • (iPad/iPhone/iPod touch version) Fixed a bug that in MyGallery screen the app shows the filename instead of the title of an artwork file which has been imported to MyGallery.
  • (iPad/iPhone/iPod touch version) Fixed a bug where the app crashes when playing brush drawing by specific operation if the pressure sensitivity is enabled.
  • (Android version) Fixed a bug where all lines are not rendered if drawing quickly with Ruler tool etc on Samsung SM-T230NU.
  • (Android version) Fixed a bug where the content of an input box is hard to see on some devices.
  • (Android version) Fixed bugs on the device with a notch on the screen where the toolbar of Canvas screen is overlooked, the layout of Canvas screen collapses, Text Properties window is hidden by the software keyboard, the encoding process does not proceed.
  • (Android version) Fixed a problem where "User cancelled flow" error is displayed when registering YouTube channel is canceled on Preferences screen.
  • (Android version) Fixed a problem where the license file is displayed as garbled on Downloading Font function with a specific Android version.
  • (Android version) Fixed a bug where the status bar at the top of the screen will not disappear if the input box of Canvas tool is switched continuously on the tablet devices.
  • (Android version) Fixed a problem where video ads for unlocking brushes were being loaded when opening Canvas screen even after Remove-Ads add-on was purchased.
  • (Android version) Fixed a bug that on AQUOS R Compact the keyboard shown in Text Property window or the Canvas window hides the editing box.