The GNU Image Manipulation Program is powerful image editing program, and commonly used for photo retouching, image composition, and general graphic design work.
It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc. GIMP also comes with extensive documentation for both users and programmers, including a manual, tutorials, examples of various features, links to other GIMP-related sites, and an extensive list of plug-ins.
DocumentationSee a complete list of documentation.
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This is a GNU package:gimp
released on 21 November 2015
This package is listed in the following Collections:
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|LGPLv3orlater||Andrew Engelbrecht||7 December 2011|
Some non-GPL plugins to GIMP are exempt from classification under 'mere aggregation'. See the LICENSE file in the source package for details.
Leaders and contributors
|See AUTHORS file||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://git.gnome.org/browse/gimp/|
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer-list|
|User Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user-list|
|Developer / User||Bug Tracking||https://bugzilla.gnome.org/browse.cgi?product=GIMP|
|Required to build||pixman (v0.24)|
|Required to use||gtk+ (2.24)|
|Weak prerequisite||png (1.2)|
|Weak prerequisite||fontconfig (v2.2)|
|Required to build||cairo (1.10)|
|Required to use||babl (v0.1)|
|Weak prerequisite||poppler (v0.12)|
|Weak prerequisite||gtkdoc (v1.0)|
|Required to build||pango (1.29.4)|
|Required to use||gegl (v0.2)|
|Weak prerequisite||rsvg (v2.36)|
|Required to build||pygtk (v2.10)|
|Required to build||atk (v2.2)|
|Weak prerequisite||xpm libraries; a floating point processor|
|Required to build||gdk-pixbuf (v2.24)|
|Required to use||glib (v2.32)|
|Weak prerequisite||curl (v7.15)|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 November 2015.
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