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Five Interesting GIMP Filters

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GIMP The Gimp is a powerful graphical application that can handle just about any kind of bit-mapped editing job. You can re-touch photos, shrink or enlarge pictures, combine elements using layers, and many other operations with little to moderate effort.

10 Sweet GIMP Photo Editing Tricks to Wean You Off Photoshop

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HowTos At $700 for a piece of software, Photoshop's MSRP hardly needs put into perspective. In short, it's expensive. Don't worry if you don't have a handful of Benjamins lying around. Thankfully, you can perform a lot of the same photo editing tricks for free with GIMP.

25 Awesome GIMP Brush Sets (1000+ FREE Brushes)

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GIMP To help you further enhance the functionality of GIMP, I have here a huge collection of awesome, high-quality brushes that can be utilized for whatever projects you may have.

GIMP Single-window mode progress report

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GIMP When the news of the introduction of a single-window mode in GIMP 2.8 hit the net it became clear what an incredible desire for something like this there was. The reactions have been overwhelmingly positive, and this really helps to motivate you to hack on it.

Rename GIMP

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GIMP With the up coming release of GIMP 3.0, I think that GIMP should be renamed to simply “Wilber.”

GIMP 2.8 and its (huge) improvements to the User Interface!

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GIMP Finally confirmed: single window mode is coming for 2.8! But thats not the whole story yet Wink The plan for 2.8 also includes lots of other cool new usability and interaction features!

Meet The GIMP - Episode 119: Get your Palette!

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GIMP This is a short show about how to extract the colours out of an image and put them into a palette. The next version of GIMP will allow the export of the palettes in a lot of designer and programmer friendly ways. View Here

Will GIMP 2.8 come in a single window mode?

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GIMP There is an interesting message of Martin Nordholts, one of the core developers of GIMP, in the official mailing list about GIMP 2.8 being shipped in a single window mode.

Also: Layer Sets/Groups in GIMP 2.8! Preview Update!

GIMP for Beginners, Part 2: Understanding Layers

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HowTos This is the second part of The Gimp beginner series I am writing for LFY. The second part consist of layer introduction. So download the pdf and get started with Gimp.

Preview: GIMP 2.8 - the new features

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GIMP Most probably, GIMP 2.8 will yet be released 2009, so it has been time to have a look at the current developer version. Though GIMP 2.8 doesn't bring revolutionary things like non-destructive image editing, there are some features you will like.

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