GIMP is free, image manipulation, desktop application software

Update 05.’12. And GIMP 2.8 is done. Yay 🙂
GIMP 2.8 is done
Latest news from the official GIMP home-page. Including GIMP 2.8 release notes and GIMP download linkage and the official GIMP roadmap. And unofficially the web-sphere is buzzing with latest GIMP 2.8 news, views and reviews including Bring out the GIMP! GIMP 2.8.0 Final ~ download for Windows. [Update 05.’12. And ~ download for Mac OS X.] Hands-on testing the GIMP 2.8 and it’s new single-window interface. Six good reasons to try GIMP 2.8. GIMP 2.8 image software adds single-window mode.

And now we return to your all-about-GIMP introduction . .

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“Wilbur is the official GIMP mascot. GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.”

“Meet Wilbur GIMP.”

Allow us to quickly fill you in on Wilbur GIMP’s life and times, to-date. Ahem.

GIMP explained with back-story and history (including linkage @ is the BOSS a FOSS ☛ Free Open Source Software (explained, including linkage @, desktop application, image retouching and editing tool, available for use by everyone on Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X, Linux, and more computer operating systems.

Remind me. How’d you get that name again, Wilbur? GIMP.

GIMP was originally released as the General Image Manipulation Program and has since become GNU Image Manipulation Program. Continue reading