GIMP, GNU Image Manipulation Program, is a free software alternative to the popular image processor and editor, from Adobe known as the Photoshop. GIMP is equipped with most of the image-editing functions that exist in Photoshop and beyond. It is a community-oriented software upgraded by fans and followers. GIMP ensures that the good features requested by users are released or updated when necessary. The software works well with many operating systems and platforms, making it one of the best free alternatives on the web. You will find most of, if not all, the features of Photoshop, thanks to the constant updating through its cross platform supported by a large community.
[GIMP] A Free alternative to Photoshop
is an image processing software, that runs on different platforms (Windows
It is a free, Open-Source software and GTK (for OS compatibility) must be installed in order to use it:
It is lighter than Photoshop and most of the tasks are done using the right click.
See the official site: http://www.gimp.org/
Gimp provides multilingual support and normally detects the main language used by the system on which it is installed.
If you have any problems with Gimp, information and tutorials are available here:
If you update it, as recommended, on Windows, delete older versions of GTK and Gimp first.
An excellent book on how to use Gimp (version 1.2).
- The book is available to read online:
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