The sketchbook application is used to create and manage sketches.
Its major use is to note information in a fast and efficient way on devices
with touchscreen. gpe-sketchbook has an easy to use and very scalable
user interface supporting arbitary sketch sizes, multiple colours and
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The coordinator for the gpe-sketchbook sub-project is Luc Pionchon
If you want to contribute to this project, please contact him directly.
gpe-sketchbook is considered to be stable for daily use and
The source code can be found in SVN,
Distributions known to ship are:
is distributed under the GPL.
The application saves sketches in the common PNG format in the fielsystem.
Metadata describing the sketches is saved in a SQLite table. There are
several nice suggestions to extend the capabilities of gpe-sketchbook such
as introducing a vector file format and integrate voice notes for devices
with microphone/speaker (see the gpe-soundbite project),
and also simple text notes.
- 2002 Project started by Luc Pionchon