GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program), previously known as General Image Manipulation Program, is a free and open source raster graphics editor, a computer program that allows users to create and edit images interactively on the computer screen. It was developed by The GIMP Development Team. It was written by Spencer Kimball and Peter Mattis. It was written in C and was released on 15 February 1996. It is available for Linux, macOS, BSD, Solaris and Microsoft Windows. Its mascot is Wilber which was created by Tuomas Kuosmanen.
Features of GIMP 2.2.0
Some of its features are listed below:
- The users are allowed to use colours in several ways including palettes, colour choosers and using an eyedropper tool to select a colour on the canvas.
- GIMP has selection tools that include a rectangular and circular selection tool, free select tool, and fuzzy select tool.
- The users can edit images by using a paint brush, pencil, airbrush, eraser and ink tools used to create new or blended pixels.
- It offers users smart tools like the Clone tool, Healing Brush, Blur and Sharpen tool, and Smudge tool which use more complex algorithm to do things.
- It has import and export support for image formats such as BMP, JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, and HEIF.
- It supports GEGL (Generic Graphics Library), a programming library under development for image processing
- It allows users to import Adobe PDF documents and the raw image formats used by many digital cameras.
- It offers the users top-notch colour management features to ensure high-fidelity colour reproduction across digital and printed media.
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