GNU InklingReader

GNU InklingReader is an attempt to create a GNU/Linux-friendly version of the Wacom Inkling SketchManager. Instead of integrating with proprietary programs, this program aims to be compatible with free software alternatives like Inkscape.

The program can:

Downloading InklingReader

Currently, version 0.8 is available as a test release.


Unfortunately the documentation is not (yet) ready. The program should be pretty straightforward to use. The documentation is in progress.

Mailing lists

InklingReader has the following mailing lists:

Announcements about InklingReader and most other GNU software are made on info-gnu (archive).

Security reports that should not be made immediately public can be sent directly to the maintainer. If there is no response to an urgent issue, you can escalate to the general security mailing list for advice.

Getting involved

Development of InklingReader, and GNU in general, is a volunteer effort, and you can contribute. For information, please read How to help GNU. If you'd like to get involved, it's a good idea to join the discussion mailing list (see above).

Test releases
Trying the latest test release (when available) is always appreciated. Test releases of InklingReader can be found at (via HTTP) and (via FTP).
For development sources, issue trackers, and other information, please see the InklingReader project page at
Translating InklingReader
To translate InklingReader's messages into other languages, please see the Translation Project page for InklingReader. If you have a new translation of the message strings, or updates to the existing strings, please have the changes made in this repository. Only translations from this site will be incorporated into InklingReader. For more information, see the Translation Project.
InklingReader is currently being maintained by Roel Janssen. Please use the mailing lists for contact.


InklingReader is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.