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A Quick Look at Gimp3 (2.99) ..Yeap, 3 :)

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What’s Gimp3? Simply the port of Gimp 2.8 in GTK 3, or if you prefer the version after the 2.10 version. The look was quick indeed, because Gimp was consuming 100% CPU so I couldn’t check it at all.

I guess that this bug had to do with my compiling and it isn’t a real bug, but it isn’t really matter because all I wanted to see was the theme, which by the way was -by default- the impressive dark Adwaita!

when is coming?

Gimp roadmap doesn’t give any dates and I asked Gimp developer Michael Natterer (aka mitch). Mitch told us: Gimp on GTK3 won’t come any time soon, but oh well we can still try it from gtk-3 branch.

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