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The Create Project is a web-based community focused on communication and sharing between Free and Open Source Creative applications[1]. Initially the project was created by as a space for collaboration between free software creative projects, since then the project has become a full sub-project. Create now aims to develop and consolidate shared resources for creative applications [2]. Several community-developed specifications have begun to be developed under the project such as OpenRaster and the Swatches colour file format.[3].

Some of the many groups that come together under this project include Blender, GIMP, Inkscape, Scribus, Audacity and Open Clip Art Library which produce creative content, one of the major ways these groups come together is through the Libre Graphics Meeting which is hosted by the Create Project.[4]



Specification Status Purpose
OpenRaster In Development OpenRaster is a raster graphics file fomat for non-final images, the aim is to provide a file format for working images that can be used in many raster graphics applications.
Swatches - colour file format In Development Aims to provide cross application support for color files.
Unified Plugin API Being Discussed A cross platform plugin API, so that raster graphics editors can share plugins.
User Interaction Comparisons In Development A central location for information for projects that work together under the create project that would allow users to more easily switch between said applications.
Open Color Standard Being Discussed A possible future open color standard
Resource Tagging In Development Cross application resource tagging

See also

External links


  1. ^ "Sharing ideas and resources at".  
  2. ^ Create Project - Goals
  3. ^ "Article Explaining the Project".  
  4. ^ "Libre Graphics Meetin 2007 Report".  


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