Difference between revisions of "Gnu IMP"

From Game Making Tools Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
m (Gun to Gnu D:)
(Glimpse info.)
 
Line 11: Line 11:
 
Despite the awful acronym, '''The Gnu Image Manipulation Program''' is a decent image editing program—a free alternative to something like Adobe's [[PhotoShop]] (which is awful [[Glossary:Main_Page#SaaS|SAAS]] now). Another ([[:Category:Windows|Windows]]-only) alternative that's popular is [[Paint.NET]]. And the drawing tool [[Krita]] has a lot of feature overlap.
 
Despite the awful acronym, '''The Gnu Image Manipulation Program''' is a decent image editing program—a free alternative to something like Adobe's [[PhotoShop]] (which is awful [[Glossary:Main_Page#SaaS|SAAS]] now). Another ([[:Category:Windows|Windows]]-only) alternative that's popular is [[Paint.NET]]. And the drawing tool [[Krita]] has a lot of feature overlap.
  
[https://mastodon.social/@wakest/100847199159835367 FYI to break it down fully GIMP stands for GNU's no Uniplexed Information and Computing Service Image Manipulation Program D:]
+
Recently a project/[[Glossary:Main_Page#Fork|fork]] of GNU IMP based round fixing the name and improving the program generally. Currently it's called [[Glimpse]], but that may change. You can find out more at [https://glimpse-editor.org/ glimpse-editor.org]. At the moment you have to compile it yourself, but that'll change soon! (If you use Arch Linux there's already [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/glimpse-editor-git/ a package in the AUR])
 +
 
 +
[https://mastodon.social/@wakest/100847199159835367 FYI to break it down fully GIMP stands for GNU's not Uniplexed Information and Computing Service Image Manipulation Program D:]
  
 
==Plug-Ins==
 
==Plug-Ins==

Latest revision as of 06:23, 7 September 2019

GNU Image Manipulation
Program (AKA: GIMP)
gimp logo.png
Release date: 1996–
Made by: Open-source
Runs on: BSD
Linux
Mac OS
Solaris
Windows
Imports: ...
Exports: ...


Despite the awful acronym, The Gnu Image Manipulation Program is a decent image editing program—a free alternative to something like Adobe's PhotoShop (which is awful SAAS now). Another (Windows-only) alternative that's popular is Paint.NET. And the drawing tool Krita has a lot of feature overlap.

Recently a project/fork of GNU IMP based round fixing the name and improving the program generally. Currently it's called Glimpse, but that may change. You can find out more at glimpse-editor.org. At the moment you have to compile it yourself, but that'll change soon! (If you use Arch Linux there's already a package in the AUR)

FYI to break it down fully GIMP stands for GNU's not Uniplexed Information and Computing Service Image Manipulation Program D:

Plug-Ins[edit]

Animation[edit]

Gnu IMP can already create animated GIFs (each layer becomes a frame), but there are some tools to make the process easier.

GIMP Animation Package[edit]

AnimStack[edit]

Links[edit]