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GIMP 2.10.22 update introduces support AVIF and HEIC support

The developers of the GIMP open source image editor have released version 2.10.22 to the public for all supported operating systems. GIMP 2.10.22 introduces support for the formats AVIF and HEIC, Paint […]

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GIMP 2.10.12 update: faster painting, support for user-installed fonts, and more

The development team behind the open source graphics editor GIMP released GIMP 2.10.12, a new stable version of the program on June 12, 2019. The new version is labeled as a bug […]

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GIMP 2.10.10 Image Editor released

The development team of the free and open source image editor GIMP released GIMP 2.10.10 yesterday to the public. GIMP 2.10.10 is the first stable release of the program in 2019; the […]

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GIMP 2.10.6 launches with major improvements

A new version of the popular cross-platform image editor GIMP was released yesterday. GIMP 2.10.6 features a number of important changes and improvements including new filters and other enhancements. While the new […]

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Image Editor GIMP 2.10 is out (after six years)

After six years of development, a dedicated team of contributors released GIMP 2.10, a new version of the open source cross-platform image editor. The new version of GIMP is the first major […]

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Gimp 2.8 Released, Sort Of

I'm not very talented when it comes to working with image editors. I handle basic tasks well, for instance blurring information on screenshots or cropping images, but everything beyond that is just […]

Change perspective of images in The GIMP

The GIMP is one of the most powerful of the free, open source image manipulation tools you will ever use. It seems the possibilities are nearly limitless. But for some users, the […]

Add brushes to The GIMP

The GIMP has a ton of tools for the user to take advantage of. From editing tools to drawing tools to filters to script fu to a whole host of other possibilities. […]

Five handy tools in the GIMP toolbox

For many Linux users, The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Project) seems to mostly be a tool of mystery and confusion. The biggest reason for this is lack of exposure. Most users that […]

Gimp for the kids: Debian Junior Art

If you've ever tried your hand at The GIMP, you know that, at first, The GIMP can be a bit challenging to learn. That is coming from an adult. Imagine a younger […]

A few cool plugins for The GIMP (and how to add them)

One of the many nicer aspects of the GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Project) is that, like Photoshop, you can extend it's usability by adding plug-ins and scripts. These plug-ins are quite numerous […]

Linux Tips: Create an unfilled circle in The GIMP

I love The GIMP. I use it every day for many different things. I know The GIMP well and have little problem using any aspect of this image manipulation program. There is […]

Using Layers in The GIMP

In my last GIMP article ("Create a 3D logo with The GIMP") you learned how to make 3D logos that can easily be used for web projects and more. In the process […]

Create a 3D logo with The GIMP

Any of you that do any graphic design or web development know how important it is to have tools at your disposal to handle just about any task that might come your […]

Tired of Photoshop and GIMP? Try Paint.net

Paint.net is a free powerful image editor for Microsoft Windows devices that, as the name suggests, requires the Microsoft .NET Framework. I've been searching for a Photoshop replacement for a while, and […]

Using The GIMP With Fewer Windows

After only a couple of articles about The GIMP it is clear there are many users that are still unhappy with the interface. With that in mind I thought I would help […]

Getting to Know The GIMP Interface

For many people, the biggest hurdle to using The GIMP is the user interface. When The GIMP began it started out with a very different UI than any other application. That UI […]

Get Graphic with The GIMP

I almost hesitate to offer up any sort of review for the Linux version of Photoshop. Why? I've been using it for so long it almost seems unfair to "review" something so […]

Photoshop "skin" for Gimp

Image editing applications have been coming and going on my desktop for some time now. I used to be a Photoshop user, but I decided to give free software a chance and […]

Liquid Rescale plugin for Gimp

You might remember the technology demonstration a few weeks ago that introduced a new way of intelligently resizing images by automatically defining important and lesser important parts of the image. The results looked way better than the traditional approach which did not care about importance but reduced every aspect with the same ratio.

GIMP Image Manipulation Program

If you ever had the problem that you needed a good graphics suite and always thought the Adobe Photoshop line of products was far to expensive then GIMP might be the right software for your. The biggest advantage, its completely free, you don´t pay a dime for it.

Ubuntu Cinnamon 22.04 -- A great 22.04 release!

The most well-known and arguably most widely used Linux system, Ubuntu, has a flavour called Ubuntu Cinnamon, which has been updated to 22.04 to match the latest Ubuntu release. This new version […]

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Windows 11 Fixer 2.0: new design, more options

The first version of Windows 11 Fixer was released in December 2021 shortly after the official release of Windows 11. The developer of the application has released Windows 11 Fixer now, which […]

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Paint.net 4.3.8 is likely the last version for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

The developer of the popular Paint.net image editor has released Paint.net 4.3.8 to the public on February 16, 2022. The new version marks the end of the 4.3.x branch of the application […]

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Open Source Tool Unredacter restores text that has been pixelated

Unredacter is an open source tool that is designed to restore text that has been pixelated. Sharing screenshots and other images is done with the press of a button on today's devices. […]

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Paint.NET 4.4 will only support 64-bit versions Windows 10 and 11

The next major version of the image editor Paint.NET 4.4 won't support the Microsoft operating systems Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 anymore. Paint.NET 4.3.3 was released for all supported operating systems this […]

Distrowatch Top 5 Distributions Review: Pop!_OS

Pop!_OS is rated as number five on the popular rankings site, Distrowatch, based on number of hits to the Distrowatch page for the OS, not based on actual downloads / user-base. You […]

Distrowatch Top 5 Distributions Review: Linux Mint

If you’ve done any research into the Linux world you’ll no doubt have heard of Linux Mint. Linux Mint is rated number four on the popular rankings site, Distrowatch, based on number […]

Best Google Drive Extensions for Chrome

Are you looking for the best Google Drive extensions for Chrome? Check my list here!

Get the most use out of your favorite cloud storage with these extensions! Ever since its official launch back in 2012, Google Drive has become one of the most popular online cloud […]

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First look at Windows 11's updated Paint application

Microsoft is working on updates for several of Window's native application. Paint is one of the applications, and the new version of the basic image editor is now being rolled out to […]

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Image Editor Paint.net 4.2.14 update introduces full AVIF support and performance improvements

When it comes to free image editors that run on Windows machines, users have quite a lot of choices. Paint.net is definitely one of the better and more popular choices, but programs […]

Pick colors from the screen, save custom color lists, view gradient transitions and more with Just Color Picker

Pick colors from the screen, save custom color lists, view gradient transitions and more with Just Color Picker

Eyedropper tools are invaluable for creating digital art and web designing. While most photo editors come with a built-in option for this, there are times when you may require a standalone program. […]

Quick Picture Viewer is an open source program with a picture-in-picture mode, slideshow and screenshot tool

Quick Picture Viewer is an open source program with a picture-in-picture mode, slideshow and screenshot tool

While browsing a large photo gallery, it may be a good idea to prefer speed over advanced options, to help find the images you want. The faster the program can switch images, […]

Clic is a freeware program that can create simple icons from photos

Clic is a freeware program that can create simple icons from photos

Not everyone is gifted with the skill to create good looking icons in Photoshop, GIMP, and other image editing tools. Sure, there are a ton of customized icons available online that you […]

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Linux Mint 20 Final has been released

The team behind the popular Linux distribution Linux Mint has released Linux Mint 20, codename Ulyana, to the public on June 27, 2020. The new version of the distribution comes in Cinnamon, […]

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First look at the Windows Package Manager

Microsoft released a preview of the Windows Package Manager today during the virtual Build 2020 conference. Windows administrators may use it to install first-party and third-party programs such as 7-Zip, KeePass, Arduino […]

Pictor is a freeware image editor with a lot of options, filters, batch processing tools.

Pictor is a freeware image editor with a lot of options, filters, batch processing tools.

We have reviewed many image editors here on Ghacks. Some of them are user-friendly, others not so much. Recently, we reviewed zzPaint and a GIMP update. Pictor is kind of a mixed […]

ColorMania is a freeware color picker tool for Windows

ColorMania is a freeware color picker tool for Windows

Have you ever wondered what the color code of a background or logo is? It's not possible to be very specific about it just by looking at it. The best way is […]

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200 Gigabytes of development and design tutorials from 3D Buzz released

3D Buzz was a community website for game developers and designers, and users interested in becoming developers or designers. Apart from the community aspect, it was home to a huge number of […]

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Linux Mint 19.3 has been released

Linux Mint 19.3 has been released. The update of the popular Linux distribution is available in the flavors Xfce, Mate and Cinnamon as usually. The new version of the Linux distribution is […]