Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

gimp 2.4.1 released

Filed under
GIMP

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. This is a major buxfix release.

Although not officially announced on gimp.org as of yet, gimp 2.4.1 is listed as released on freshmeat.net and is available on gimp's ftp site as well as mirror sites.

Gimp's Download Page

GIMP @ Freshmeat

gimp.org




Officially Announced

Changes in GIMP 2.4.1
=====================

- fixed a minor display rendering problem
- improved the workaround for broken graphics card drivers (bug #421466)
- fixed a crash with broken scripts and plug-ins (bug #490055)
- fixed potential syntax error in configure script (bug #490068)
- fixed parsing of floating point numbers in Script-Fu (bug #490198)
- fixed potential crash when converting an indexed image to RGB (bug #490048)
- update the histogram while doing color corrections (bug #490182)
- fixed another crash with broken plug-ins (bug #490617)
- fixed problems on Win32 when GIMP is installed into a non-ASCII path
- fixed handling of truncated ASCII PNM files (bug #490827)
- make sure that there's always a cursor, even for small brushes (bug #491272)
- fixed line-drawing with a tablet and the Shift key (bug #164240)
- added code to use the system monitor profile on OS X (bug #488170)
- show changes to the rounded corners in the Rectangle Select tool (bug #418284)
- reduced rounding errors in the display render routines (bug #490785)
- translation updates (ca, de, et, lt, mk, pa, sv)

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

More in Tux Machines

New Releases

Notifications Without User Interaction on Ubuntu Are Annoying

The Unity desktop environment has a simple and rather ineffective system notification mechanism and it looks like that's not going to change, not even with the arrival of Unity 8. Read more

Librem Linux Laptop Drops NVIDIA Graphics But Still Coming Up Short Of Goal

One of the oddest things I found about the crowd-funded Librem 15 laptop when writing about it last month was that it wanted to be open-source down to the component firmware/microcode yet they opted to ship with a NVIDIA GPU. In an updated earlier this month, at least they came to their senses and dropped the discrete NVIDIA GPU. While I have no problems recommending NVIDIA graphics for Linux gamers and those wanting the best performance, that's only when using the proprietary drivers, and certainly wouldn't recommend it for a fully open-source system -- NVIDIA on the desktop side doesn't do much for the open-source drivers, let alone down to the firmware/microcode level. Instead the Librem folks have opted to upgrade the design to using an Intel Core i7 4770HQ processor that features more powerful Intel Iris Pro 5200 Graphics, which isn't as powerful as a discrete NVIDIA GPU but at least is more open-source friendly. Read more

Ruby 2.2.0 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of Ruby 2.2.0. Ruby 2.2 includes many new features and improvements for the increasingly diverse and expanding demands for Ruby. Read more