I realized today that there's a lot of people who use Gimp, but don't really know the history of it, nor even care, but if you're a Gimp freak like me, and absolutely love the software, and wanna know the history about it, or simply just wanna findout some stuff about it. Then here's 12 Things You May not Know About Gimp.
12: GIMP was originally created for UNIX systems.
10: Gimp's development originally started in 1995, but it's first public release (v0.54) was in January of 1996.
9: Gimp's acronym originally stood for "General Image Manipulation Program" until it became part of the GNU Project in 1997 changing the acronym from "General Image Manipulation Program" into "GNU Image Manipulation Program".
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