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Free Painting Software FireAlpaca

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latest Version : 1.8.10 ( Nov/20/2017 )

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use an illustration created with FireAlpaca for a business purpose?

Yes, no problem. Any illustration created with FireAlpaca can be used for any purposes.

Who owns the copyright of illustration created with FireAlpaca?

It is an artist who created the illustration.

Can I create merchandise using FireAlpaca character and sell them?

It is prohibited to create merchandise using FireAlpaca character and logo without permission. Please contact us beforehand.

Can I share a screenshot image that contains FireAlpaca program?

Yes, please feel free to use images for a tutorial textbook, an article, blog post, SNS such as Twitter, and so on.

Terms of service

Please read these terms carefully before using FireAlpaca ("freeware", or "service") provided by PGN Inc. ("us", "we", or "our"). If you use our service, you agree to all of the terms listed below. Your download of this freeware and use of the service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not download the service.

  • License

    FireAlpaca is a freeware that does not require payment of any license fee for both individual users and commercial use.
  • Copyright

    This freeware, its content and intellectual property are copyright of PGN Inc.
  • Distribution

    Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited. You shall not, except with our written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content in any other website, magazine, or publication.
  • Prohibited acts

    Users shall not conduct the following:
    • Redistribution of this freeware.
    • Earning revenue from third parties by using this freeware.
    • Giving this freeware to third parties other than yourself.
    • Any act that brings detriment to PGN Inc.
  • Termination of service

    If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these terms of service, we may, at our sole discretion, cancel your use of FireAlpaca immediately and without prior notice.
  • Discontinuation of service

    We may discontinue a part of or an entire freeware without prior notice. We are not liable for any detriments including, but not limited to, loss of production, loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of data, or any other business or economic disadvantage caused by the discontinuation.
  • Limitation of liability

    We are not legally responsible for a malfunction of this freeware and are not obligated to repair it whatsoever. The use of the software downloaded through our site is done at your own discretion and risk and with agreement that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from such activities.
  • Amendment to terms

    We may amend the terms of service at any time without prior notice. The amended terms shall take effect when it is posted on our website.

FireAlpaca Update History

FireAlpaca Ver 1.8.10(2017/11/20)

  • "Divide" blend has been added.
  • Malfunction of "Duplicate layer folder" has been fixed.
Past Update History

[1.8.9]

  • Malfunction of Navigator has been fixed.

[1.8.8]

  • Brush performance has been improved.
  • Small fix.

[1.8.7]

  • Malfunction of Navigator has been fixed.

[1.8.6]

  • Small fix.

[1.8.5]

  • Performance improved.
  • Small fix.ded.

[1.8.4]

  • Tone Curve, Channel Operation, Chromatic Aberration Filter has been added.

[1.8.3]

  • Mask Layer function has been added("Layer" > "Add Mask(8bit)").
  • Stencil Layer function has been added("Layer" > "Add Stencil(8bit)").
  • Small fix.

[1.8.2]

  • Bug fixed.

[1.8.1]

  • Bug fixed.

[1.8.0]

  • Memory consumption has decreased.
  • Gradient Tool has been improved.
  • Text Tool has been improved.

[1.7.6]

  • Layer Property Icon (Gear Icon) has been added.

[1.7.5]

  • Supported stylus input from TabletPC API (Surface, raytrektab, etc)
  • Dilation/Erosion Selection has been improved.

[1.7.4]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.7.3]

  • Brush Correction (Stabilizer) has been improved.
  • Malfunction of Brush Script has been fixed.

[1.7.2]

  • Malfunction of Navigator has been fixed.

[1.7.1]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.6.4]

  • The "Mesh Transform" performance has been improved.
  • The display quality of "Transform" and "Mesh Transform" has been improved.
  • The support for the HUION tablets error is available from "Preferences".
  • The preset brush has been updated.

[1.6.3]

  • Mesh transform has been added.
  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.6.2]

  • Some function has been improved.

[1.6.1]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.6.0]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.23]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.22]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.21]

  • Brush option has been added.

[1.5.20]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.19]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.18]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.17]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.16]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.15]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.14]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.13]

  • Watercolor Edge has been added.

[1.5.12]

  • Newfunction has been added.

[1.5.11]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.10]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.9]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.8]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.7]

  • The image quality designation method at Layer Transform (Ctrl+T) has been changed:
    - Nearest Neighbor (It will create jaggy)
    - Bilinear (It transforms smoothly)
    - Bicubic (It maintains the sharpness after the multiple transform but increases the load)
  • Error at reading-in the PSD file has been fixed.
  • Stability has been improved.

[1.5.6]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.5]

  • Reference window has been added.
  • Auto-drawing function with the active brush along the curve snap has been added.
  • More cloud and sand pattern filters have been added.
  • Few minor errors have been fixed.

[1.5.4]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.
  • Preset brush added.

[1.5.3]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.2]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.5.1]

  • You are able to open the AlpacaDouga website when outputting layers in a sequential order.
  • The performance of the layer selection menu with the Onion Skin mode has been modified.

[1.5.0]

  • Added the pattern brush and bitmap brush.
  • Free Transform to a folder is available. *applicable to 1, 8, 32 bpp layers.
  • Perspective adjustment at Free Transform is available.
  • Added the Onionskin display mode.
  • Added the PNG output function with layer sequential numbers **with the onionskin mode.
  • Added the Layer Auto Replay function with the onionskin mode.
  • Changed the User Interface color scheme to the blue base.
  • Moved "Filter" to an independent menu.
  • Lock function for the color palette is available.
  • Fixed several bugs.

[1.4.1]

  • The stability has been improved.
  • An installer error in the WindowsXP environment has been fixed.
    - The thumbnail display with the MDP format in the WindowsXP environment is not supported.

[1.4.1]

  • Shortcut key edit function has been added.
    - "Option (individual) +Key" is not available for the Mac version.
  • The Navigation error after applying rotation has been fixed.
  • Translation status other than Japanese and English has been improved.
  • An error of straight line with Brush Script has been fixed.
  • A file thumbnail will be available in explorer (for Windows only).

[1.4.0]

  • Shortcut key edit function has been added.
    - "Option (individual) +Key" is not available for the Mac version.
  • The Navigation error after applying rotation has been fixed.
  • Translation status other than Japanese and English has been improved.
  • An error of straight line with Brush Script has been fixed.
  • A file thumbnail will be available in explorer (for Windows only).

[1.3.0]

  • Background color setting is available per an image.
  • Background color can be specified.
  • Image size history at creating a new document will be saved.
  • Process of saving a file in a JPEG format has been improved.
  • "Select from Center" and "Constrain Proportions" options has been added to Select and Fill tools.
  • Templates for comic at creating a new document have been added.
  • A comic frame material can be added.
  • Frame Split tool has been added.

[1.2.2]

  • "Fade In/Out" option has been added to the Brush(Pen) function.
  • Error with canceling Polygon selection by right-click has been fixed.
  • Saving a PNG format has been improved.
  • Brush Editor Dialogue bug has been fixed.

[1.2.1]

  • More functions have been added to Brush Group.
  • Navigator Rotation Angle Bar can be displayed all the time. (setup under "Preferences")
  • Automatic scroll of Brush List is available.
  • Fingertip tool bug has been fixed.

[1.2.0]

  • It is now compatible to brush script (script control brush).
  • Preset brush for brush script has been added.
    - Marker, Symmetry, Analog-Pen, etc..
    - Brush script is quite flexible so please use wisely.
  • The max. size of brush is extended to 1000 px.
  • Brush Control displays the option menu now.

[1.1.17]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.1.16]

  • Layer display and brush list display have been improved.
  • Layer can be flipped vertically/horizontally with any select tool other than rectangular.
  • Key board processing issue has been improved. (for Windows)
  • Display error while transforming a shape has been fixed.
  • Rotation Angle Bar has been added.
  • Grid per pixel can be turned off as an option.

[1.1.15]

  • A brush can be switched by left-drag.
  • A palette can be switched by left-drag.
  • The brush control has been improved.
    *Numerical entry of brush size is enabled.

[1.1.14]

  • 5 more types of layer blending mode have been added.
  • Text layer can be converted to color layer now.
  • Lasso tool is available to select in tool bar separately.

[1.1.13]

  • Canvas display at modifying layer has been improved.
  • Fine-adjustment of text size is available with a button.

[1.1.12]

  • Postcard size template has been added.
  • Output error to PSD format (1-bit layer could not be saved) has been fixed.
  • An image file can be moved by drag&drop to layer list.
  • Anti-aliasing option at adding texts has been added.

[1.1.11]

  • Eyedropper tool is available with the right button (you can revert to the default setting as well)

[1.1.10]

  • 1 bit layer has been added to the professional mode.
  • Templates for LINE Sticker has been added. *same size, double size, quadruple
  • Layer selection shortcut error has been fixed.
  • Text layer error has been fixed.
  • "Save as" performance has been improved.

[1.1.9]

  • Clipping processing error has been fixed.
  • Dpi format will be used while reading/saving the bmp/png files.
  • Performance with "Save as" function has been improved. (Windows)

[1.1.8]

  • Fingertip brush has been added.
  • The critical bug in Text tool has been fixed.
  • Curvilinear Snap has been improved.

[1.1.7]

  • The error that selected area vanishes with certain controls while using Free Transform has been fixed.
  • The default setting of Move tool has been updated.
  • The error in saving Move tool condition has been fixed.

[1.1.6]

  • Line-work extract filter has been improved.
  • Error when using the partial move tool has been fixed.
  • Occasional system crash at using ellipsoidal tools has been fixed. *for Mac
  • Error when getting a printer has been fixed. *for Windows
  • Development Environment is back to Qt4.7.4. *for Windows

[1.1.5]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.1.4]

  • Line-work extract filter has been added.
  • Options are available at rasterizing an image.
  • Picking a layer by clicking an image with the move tool is available.
  • Malfunction of shortcut key has been fixed. *for Mac
  • Development environment is back to Qt4.7.4. *for Mac

[1.1.3]

  • Malfunction has been fixed.

[1.1.2]

  • The development environment has been updated. (Qt4.7.4 -> Qt5.3.0)
  • The alert will be issued when you try to save a file with layers in a format that cannot maintain the layer information.
  • At saving a PNG format, you can select the transparent PNG or 24bit PNG. (used to determine by the background mode)
  • Re-sizing window got easier to handle. (Mac version)
  • Snap setting can be saved/reloaded.
  • It will be saved in a MDP file.
  • Crisscross Snap cannot be saved.
  • Numerical entry for the brush size setup is available in the Edit Brush dialogue.

[1.0.52]

  • Specifying a canvas size at creating a new canvas is available now.
    You can choose from A2 to A6 and B2 to B6.
  • Transparent mode has been added to the brush mode.
  • Foreground and transparent brush can be switched in color window.
  • You can delete drawings with the selected brush shape like using an eraser tool.
  • You can temporarily switch to the transparent brush mode by pressing down "Z" like it used to be.

[1.0.51]

  • Malfunction of the original brush cannot be used after deleted the duplicated brush has been fixed.

[1.0.50]

  • The Curve / ellipse / concentric circles snap function has been added.

[1.0.49]

  • The layerfolder function has been improved.

[1.0.48]

  • The layerfolder function has been added.

[1.0.47]

  • Quality of Blur brush is improved.
  • FireAlpaca file can be open by click on it in the Windows environment. (Windows)
  • Scale display performance by Trackpad has been improved. (Mac)

[1.0.46]

  • The Watercolor scatter brush function has been added.

[1.0.45]

  • Centimeter and inch are available when setting width and height at creating a new document.

[1.0.44]

  • Apply Free Transform by moving a vertex while holding down the Ctrl key.

[1.0.43]

  • The scatter brush function has been added.
  • Malfunctions of Text layer has been fixed.

[1.0.42]

  • The text input function has been added.

[1.0.41]

  • [Windows] - The pop-up menu will not appear by pressing the Space key while holding down the [Windows] Alt key.

[1.0.40]

  • Malfunctions of Bucket and MagicWand tools has been fixed.

[1.0.39]

  • Soft Edge and Eraser has been added.

[1.0.38]

  • Miscellaneous malfunctions has been fixed.

[1.0.37]

  • Malfunction of the Undo/Redo has been fixed.

[1.0.36]

  • Bitmap brush has been added.
  • Select the PNG image for your brush from the second icon from left in the brush window.
  • You can also add the PNG image by dropping it onto the brush window.
  • Malfunction of the menu display at Mountain Lion has been fixed.

[1.0.35]

  • Quality of Air brush and Watercolor has been improved.
  • Miscellaneous malfunctions has been fixed.

[1.0.34]

  • A soft edge has been changed to ver[1.0.30].

[1.0.33]

  • Malfunction of the Color Palette scroll bar has been fixed.
  • Malfunction of switching language in the Operating System with the English mode has been fixed.

[1.0.32]

  • Malfunction occurred in the version 1.0.31 has been fixed.
    - The improper layer window display of the 8bit layer has been fixed.
    - Malfunction of the status bar update has been fixed.
    - Malfunction of the eyedropper tool with the hue circle mode has been fixed.
    - Malfunction of the layer name display at input-from/output-to PSD format.

[1.0.31]

  • Hue circle is available when you pick a color.
  • A brush stroke after adjusting Sharpen Level has been improved.
  • A soft edge created with Watercolor brush can be trimmed now.

[1.0.30]

  • After closing the program with minimized windows, malfunctioning windows at the next start up has been fixed.
  • Stability might have been improved.

[1.0.29]

  • Malfunction of updating the navigator after changing the layer opacity has been fixed.
  • Malfunction of navigator display has been fixed.

[1.0.28]

  • More watercolor brushes haven been added.
  • The brush size can be displayed now.

[1.0.27]

  • Printing malfunction with an unobtainable printer has been fixed.
  • Usability of Layer Window has been improved.

[1.0.26]

  • (Mac) Stability has been improved.

[1.0.25]

  • Mouse Coordinate is now available in Brush Coordinate.
  • Printing functions has been improved.
  • Dialog display and its usability have been improved.

[1.0.24]

  • Printing functions have been added.
  • It is available to disable OpenMP. (from the environment setting)
    - Disabling OpenMP makes processing speed slower. (such as, refreshing a screen, applying gaussian blur, etc.)
    - If you get the forced termination frequently, disabling OpenMP may help to solve a problem.

[1.0.23]

  • Blur Brush has been added

[1.0.21]

  • Layer Blend mode has been added. (Overlay / Screen)

[1.0.20]

  • It is now available to read-in a GIF image.
  • Malfunctioning of 8bit layer rotation has been corrected.

[1.0.19]

  • [Professional mode] has been added. (switching from the environment setting )
    - The 8bit layer can be added in the professional mode.
    - The 8bit layer handles opacity only, so that it is light and suitable to line drawings.
    - Color layer and 8bit layer can be switched.
  • Status bar can be hidden.
  • Malfunctioning Clipboard has been corrected.
  • Layer window can be scrolled up-and-down by a scroll wheel of mouse.
  • Brush window can be scrolled up-and-down by a scroll wheel of mouse.

[1.0.18]

  • Stability has been improved.

[1.0.17]

  • Malfunction of shortcut has been fixed.
  • (Mac) Leopard(10.5) Support.

[1.0.16]

  • Stability has been improved.

[1.0.15]

  • The program is now available in 9 languages.
  • 9 Languages : English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified,Traditional),
    Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French, Russian
  • Malfunction of rounded rectangle selection has been corrected.

[1.0.14]

  • Malfunction of read-in image has been corrected.

[1.0.13]

  • Stability has been improved.

[1.0.12]

  • The crash report function has been added.

[1.0.11]

  • ( Windows ) Malfunction of PSD Format has been fixed.

[1.0.10]

  • Malfunction of shortcut has been fixed.

[1.0.9]

  • "ShiftJIS format layer name" is available in PSD format.
  • An option is added to Smooth Drag function. (Environment Setting)

[1.0.8]

  • Color palette function has been added.

[1.0.7]

  • ( Mac ) Malfunction of mouse control on tool bar has been corrected.

[1.0.6]

  • ( Windows ) Malfunction of jpeg file has been fixed.
  • ( Mac ) The menu display has been corrected.

[1.0.5]

  • We added a warning message that will appear when you fail to save an image.
  • Several malfunctions have been fixed.

[1.0.4]

  • We corrected the mistake in menu.

[1.0.3]

  • Malfunction of resolution dialogue box has been fixed.
  • Switching the language option ( to Japanese ) became available.

[1.0.2]

  • Expansion/contraction tools to selected area became available.
  • Several malfunctions have been fixed.

[1.0.0]

  • First Release
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