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Karbon is a vector drawing application with an user interface that is easy to

use, highly customizable and extensible. That makes Karbon a great application

for users starting to explore the world of vector graphics as well as for

artists wanting to create breathtaking vector art. Features include:

* Loading support for ODG, SVG, WMF, WPG, EPS/PS

* Writing support for ODG, SVG, WMF, PNG, PDF

* Customizable user interface with freely placeable toolbars and dockers

* Layer docker for easy handling of complex documents including preview

thumbnails, support for grouping shapes via drag and drop,

controlling visibility of shapes or locking

* Advanced path editing tool with great on-canvas editing capabilities

* Various drawing tools for creating path shapes including a draw path

tool and a pencil tool, as well as a calligraphy drawing tool

* Gradient and pattern tools for easy on-canvas editing of gradient and

pattern styles

* Top notch snapping facilities for guided drawing and editing (e.g.

snapping to grid, guide lines, path nodes, bounding boxes, orthogonal

positions, intersections of path shapes or extensions of lines and

paths)

* Many predefined basic shapes included, such as circle/ellipse, star or

rectangle

* Artistic text shape with support for following path outlines

(i.e. text on path)

* Complex path operations and effects like Boolean set operations,

path flattening, rounding and refining as well as whirl/pinch effects

* Extensible by writing plugins for new tools, shapes and dockers

This package is part of the Calligra Suite

Download

Source package: calligra
Source package: calligra

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install karbon deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install karbon