The GNU Image Manipulation Program is a 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.
GNU Image Manipulation Program.
- IRC Help channel
version graphics, authoring, images, painting, Photoshop, composition, compositing, retouching
(8 November 2018)
released on 2.10.8
Paid support* User manuals: https://www.gimp.org/docs/
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Extension or Plugin
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|LGPLv3orlater||Andrew Engelbrecht||7 December 2011||libgimp and other GIMP libraries|
|GPLv3orlater||Bendikker||28 June 2018||GIMP application core and other portions of the official GIMP distribution if not explicitly licensed otherwise|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Debian (Ref) (R)||https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gimp-plugin-registry|
|Debian (Ref) (R)||https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gimp-help|
|VCS Repository Webview||https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gimp/|
|Debian (Ref) (R)||https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gimp-data-extras|
|Debian (Ref) (R)||https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gimp-gap|
|Required to build||PyGTK (v2.10)|
|Required to use||glib (v2.32)|
|Required to build||cairo (1.10)|
|Weak prerequisite||gtk-doc (v1.0)|
|Required to use||gtk+ (2.24)|
|Required to build||pango (1.29.4)|
|Weak prerequisite||librsvg (v2.36)|
|Required to use||babl (v0.1)|
|Weak prerequisite||png (1.2)|
|Weak prerequisite||curl (v7.15)|
|Weak prerequisite||libxpm a floating point processor|
|Required to use||gegl (v0.2)|
|Weak prerequisite||poppler (v0.12)|
|Weak prerequisite||fontconfig (v2.2)|
|Required to build||gdk-pixbuf (v2.24)|
|Required to build||ATK (v2.2)|
|Required to build||pixman (v0.24)|
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