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2010 About.com Reader's Choice Awards Winner: GIMP

2010 About.com Reader's Choice Awards Winner: GIMP

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GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is distributed free and is used for photo editing/retouching and image composition. Sometimes referred to as the poor person's Photoshop, it boasts an impressive array of features and capabilities and enjoys widespread support.

The GIMP was the 2010 About.com Reader's Choice Winner in the Free Desktop Publishing Software category.

Available as of 2011: GIMP 2.6.1 for Windows and Linux, Mac, FreeBSD, OpenSolaris
2.6 is the most stable version. There is a 2.7 development release. Version 2.8 has no confirmed release date but you can read about the expected features.

GIMP Overviews and Reviews:

GIMP Tutorials:

  • GIMP Tutorials at About.com Graphics Software cover drawing hearts, ghosts, and Christmas trees, creating special effects, installing brushes, using rotate, text, and color tools and more.
  • Tutorials at gimp.org organized by beginner, intermediate, expert, photo editing, web, and script authoring tasks.
  • Create a 3D Photo Effect with the GIMP from About.com Desktop Publishing

Download GIMP:

Get GIMP and the GIMP User Manuals at gimp.org.

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