Monday, March 25, 2019

thumbapps.org Artweaver Portable, Unleash your creativity on the artist way!
"Free yet powerful, Artweaver is an accessible piece of software that makes it easy to get creative." —Bob Thornton, techadvisor.co.uk (11 Jan 2019)
"Artweaver Free designed for artists of all ages, but we’ve found it particularly useful for children. Kids love experimenting with all the different brushes, and we love not having to clean up any mess afterwards." —Catherine Ellis, techradar.com (December 23, 2018)
"The free version of Artweaver is something I tried years ago and I thought it was ok. It has brushes like Photoshop and blendy brushes like Corel Painter. The only reason I haven’t used it is because I’ve already got Photoshop and Corel Painter. The interface is a mix of Photoshop and Painter and it has similar brushes." —Christine Garner, medium.com (Aug 20, 2017)
Artweaver is a full-featured painting tool with a huge set of predefined realistic brushes to paint creatively or just experiment. Artweaver is suitable for beginners and advanced users.

ArtweaverPortable_6.0.10.paf
Size: 45.5 MB (47,775,744 bytes) Packed Size: 11.8 MB (12,419,072 bytes)
MD5: 6CA66B1A708156473807D4A5846498CE


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Release Details

Developer: Boris Eyrich Software & thumbapps.org
Requirements: Windows 7 or later
License: Freeware (Personal and business use)—Legal reference
Source: Included in the package (.ini files)

DIY/Do It Yourself: Upgrade to the Latest Release

Requirements 7-Zip, NPP/Notepad++ or other text editor, PortableApps.com Launcher Generator/PAL, PortableApps.com Installer/PAI.

  1. Get the latest portable app. template, and extract the content with 7-Zip.
  2. Get the latest Artweaver release.
  3. Put it in the same folder as the extracted template, in our example C:\0TEST, then extract the installer by following this guide.
  4. Move the extracted {app} folder to C:\0TEST\ArtweaverPortable\App folder and rename it to Artweaver.
  5. Delete the App\Artweaver\Updater folder, Delete Updater folder...
  6. Look up the latest version from Artweaver.exe "Properties", Look up version...
  7. Browse to ArtweaverPortable\App\AppInfo and open appinfo.ini file with NPP. Replace the [Version] section with the latest version number. Make sure the PackageVersion entry is in 4 place digit, eg. 6.0.10.14958,
     [Version]
     PackageVersion=6.0.10.14958
     DisplayVersion=6.0.10
    
  8. Run PAL, paste the template folder address C:\0TEST\ArtweaverPortable, and click Go—a new launcher will be created, Create new launcher
  9. Test the new launchers by following this guide.
  10. When all is OK, then delete the ArtweaverPortable\Data folder and run PAI, paste the package folder address C:\0TEST\ArtweaverPortable, and click Go—to create the installer package. Create installer
  11. Use the installer package to upgrade your portable application. Don't forget to at least backup your Data folder before any upgrade :)
  12. If you find any changes that's not handled by the launcher, consult the PAL help file to modify the launcher yourself or ask for our paid upgrade support.
Quick and Dirty Update
  1. Make sure you exit Artweaver portable cleanly—check that no PortableApps.comLauncherRuntimeData-ArtweaverPortable.ini file in the Data folder.
  2. Delete your current App\Artweaver folder.
  3. Follow steps 2-5 in the "DIY/Do It Yourself: Upgrade to the Latest Release" above.
  4. Done.

Portability Notes

  • Artweaver has portable mode, but it's [still] buggy and can't store most of the settings. You can try this 100% portable release edition if you like.
  • Our portable release still stores settings in Windows registry and data folders while running—but it can retain its settings on next runs.
  • Make sure it exits cleanly before plugging out your thumbdrive.

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