ArtWorks

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ArtWorks
Original author(s)Computer Concepts
Developer(s)MW Software
Stable release
2.X3.00 / October 27, 2017; 20 months ago (2017-10-27)
Written inARM assembler, C, C++
Operating systemRISC OS
TypeVector graphics editor
LicenseProprietary
Websitewww.mw-software.com

ArtWorks is an advanced vector drawing package for RISC OS created by Computer Concepts (now Xara) in 1991. It has been developed by MW Software since 1996. Xara has continued to develop a Windows version called Xara Photo & Graphic Designer.

Release History[edit]

ArtWorks Release History
Version Released New features
1.7 Last release by Computer Concepts.
2.01 2003 Support for 32-bit addressing modes on CPU. Flat transparency, text areas, Sprite/GIF/TIFF/SVG export, hatching and user-defined

pattern-fills, native JPEG support, dynamic object replication, new grids, static shape clipping, UI enhancements.[1]

2.07 2003 Page rulers, JPEG and text export.[2]
2.2 2004 Dynamic clipping.[3]
2.3 2004 Graduated (linear/radial) transparency with profiles, CMYK ink simulation.[4]
2.5 2005 Export PDF documents.[5]
2.6 2006 New arrowhead designs, real-time editing of graduated fills.[6]
2.7 2007 Support for multi-page documents.[7]
2.8 2008 Ability to import PDF documents.[8]
2.9 2009 PNG and other bitmap export with Alpha Transparency intact.[9]
2.XI 2011 Compatible with ARMv7 RISC OS machines, Styles Panel.[10]
2.X2 2012 Artistic Lines.[11]
2.X3 2017 Shape Painter/Eraser tool, support for LTRGB screen modes used on more recent RISC OS platforms.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ArtWorks 2.01 official release". Drobe. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  2. ^ "September software news". Drobe. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Software news". Drobe. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  4. ^ "ArtWorks 2 features (6)". MW Software. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  5. ^ "ArtWorks 2.5 will include PDF export". Drobe. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  6. ^ "ArtWorks 2.6 released". Drobe. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  7. ^ "ArtWorks 2.7 features revealed". Drobe. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  8. ^ "PDF import support for ArtWorks". Drobe. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  9. ^ "ArtWorks 2.9 set for Wakefield 2009 launch". Drobe. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  10. ^ "ArtWorks 2 features (14)". MW Software. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
  11. ^ "ArtWorks 2 features (15)". MW Software. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
  12. ^ "ArtWorks 2 features (16)". MW Software. Retrieved 31 July 2018.

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