Gimp

GIMP 2.8.18 released to fix a vulnerability in the XCF loading code

GIMP 2.8.18 was recently released to fix a vulnerability in the XCF loading code (CVE-2016-4994). With special XCF files, GIMP can be caused to crash, and possibly be made to execute arbitrary code provided by the attacker. This release includes additional bug fixes since 2.8.16. An important change has happened to the initial startup experience on Microsoft Windows and OS X platforms – any “GIMP is not responding” errors encountered there should be gone.

GIMP 2.9.3 Development version released

Following the stable release of GIMP 2.9.2 late last year, Otto Meier had just updated its PPA repository with GIMP 2.9.3 which is currently in its development phase. There is no changelog available yet detailing changes expected in this release but this will be made available as soon as its available. Gimp is a freely distributed piece of software, open source tool that lets you create and edit images. It can also be used for tasks such as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

G’MIC 1.6.9 Magic Image Converter released

G’MIC 1.6.9 recently released, is an open and full-featured framework for image processing, similar to Gimp, providing several different user interfaces to convert, manipulate, filter, visualize generic image datasets, from 1d scalar signals to 3d+t sequences of multi-spectral volumetric images. A lot of cool stuffs have been added to the G’MIC core engine (particularly the math parser), to make more cool and cool filters in the future. G’MIC 1.6.9 changelog New features: New command -frame_seamless and associated plug-in filter Arrays & tiles / Make seamless [patch-based].

GIMP 2.9.2 released with GEGL as the new image processing engine

GIMP 2.9.2 recently released, is the first development release of GIMP in the 2.9.x series. It is another major milestone towards making GIMP a state-of-the art image editing application for graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, and scientists. GEGL is GIMP’s new image processing engine, and while a few advanced features of GEGL such as non-destructive editing are planned to be exposed in GIMP at a later development stage (v3.2 and onwards), with 2.

GIMP 2.8.16 released to mark 20 Years of it’s General Image Manipulation Program

GIMP 2.8.16 was recently released to celebrated GIMP 20th anniversary. GIMP 2.8.16 features support for layer groups in OpenRaster files, fixes for layer groups support in PSD, various user inrterface improvements, OSX build system fixes, translation updates, and more changes. Our immediate future plans are to release first public version in the unstable 2.9.x series that will feature fully functional GEGL port, 16/32bit per channel processing, basic OpenEXR support, vastly improved color management implementation, new tools, on-canvas preview for many filters, and more.

G’MIC 1.6.7 Magic Image Converter released

G’MIC 1.6.7 recently released, is an open and full-featured framework for image processing, similar to Gimp, providing several different user interfaces to convert, manipulate, filter, visualize generic image datasets, from 1d scalar signals to 3d+t sequences of multi-spectral volumetric images. G’MIC 1.6.7 changelog New features: New native command -patchmatch that is able to find a correspondence map between two images, by comparing their respective patches. When updating a variable value in G’MIC (ouside the math parser), you can now use the math operators +=,-=,…= for numeric variables (the same as in C).

Xubuntu 15.10 will be shipped without Gimp, Abiword and Gnumeric

Following a recent vote cast on whether to drop Gimp, Abiword and Gnumeric but include LibreOffice by default from Xubuntu 15.10, Simon Steinbeiß has announced that Xubuntu 15.10 will replace GIMP, AbiWord and Gnumeric with LibreOffice components based on the outcome of the vote. As it stands, LibreOffice Writer will now be used instead of AbiWord and LibreOffice Calc will replace Gnumeric, but there is no mention of what application will replace GIMP image viewer and editor.

GTK+ 3.14.7 released

GTK+ 3.14.7 (GIMP Toolkit) recently releases, is a cross-platform graphical toolkit variety, according to the LGPL license issued. Although originally written for GIMP, GTK + is now widespread and has become one of the mainstream Linux development tools to develop graphical applications, of course, is not required to be in GTK + on Linux, in fact, the current GTK + has been successfully windows version. You can use your familiar language with GTK, because GTK + has been bound to almost all popular languages ​​such as: C ++, Guile, Perl, Python, TOM, Ada95, Objective C, Free Pascal, and Eiffel.

G’MIC 1.6.0.1 released with new features

G’MIC is an open and full-featured framework for image processing, providing several different user interfaces to convert, manipulate, filter, visualize generic image datasets, from 1d scalar signals to 3d+t sequences of multi-spectral volumetric images. This release comes with a number of bug fixes and changes / improvement since the last release 1.6.0 G’MIC 1.6.0.1 new features: New web page dedicated to G’MIC film emulation filters Added new recognized typedefs for describing parameters of a GIMP filter : ‘argument = const(value)’, which sets one (invisible) parameter with a constant value, and ‘argument = button()’, which create a button on the interface (boolean value).

Install GIMP 2.8.10 and 2.9.1 in Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04

GIMP is a freely distributed piece of software, open source tool that lets you create and edit images. It can also be used for tasks such as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems and in many languages. Thanks to Otto Meier, installing latest GIMP version via PPA becomes easy. Changes Added ‘Windows→Hide docks’ menu item that does what ‘Tab’ does and also displays its state, which is now persistent across sessions, too.