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  • 5.0 stars

    "what can i say, it's free and it works"

    January 22, 2014  |   By dieter3367

    Version: GIMP 2.8.10

    Pros

    very good features, free, frequent updates

    Cons

    it's minor. not even worth mentioning

    Summary

    i use this with contenta converter. im happy with the combination. photoshop is pricy to get.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Won't load correctly"

    December 17, 2013  |   By Muddhopper1

    Version: GIMP 2.8.10

    Pros

    none; won't install correctly

    Cons

    Downloaded GIMP 2.8; Won't load help file, crashes and tells me restart the program. Will try to re-install the software. Hope it works this time....

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Free alternative to Adobe Photoshop"

    December 12, 2013  |   By Windows78

    Version: GIMP 2.8.10

    Pros

    -Can create my own logos
    -Lots of tools to play with

    Cons

    -Takes time to load

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Photoshop for Poor People"

    December 4, 2013  |   By rasheed12824

    Version: GIMP 2.8.10

    Pros

    - Awesome features
    - Good documentation and tutorials
    - FREE!
    - Open source
    - Regularly updated and improved

    Cons

    Takes a while to start-up unless optimized

    Summary

    Those reviews which say it downloads software without permission are probably talking about the GimpShop, not Gimp. Also, many people are not reading the install options correctly and unchecking the boxes for software they don't want. Almost all free programs offer to install 3rd-party software nowadays and a person has to be responsible if he is installing anything.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Downloads junk software."

    November 13, 2013  |   By enigmas

    Version: GIMP 2.8.8

    Pros

    Don't know.

    Cons

    It downloaded unwanted junk software, taking over Google Chrome and adding extensions. It tried to install a new movie viewer. Not sure what else. Immediately uninstalled it.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "OUTRIGHT LIE"

    November 11, 2013  |   By DawnMarie67

    Version: GIMP 2.8.8

    Pros

    NOTHING!!!

    Cons

    EVERYTHING!

    Summary

    Program and all it's propaganda promoted Gimp to be able to open a std file and convert it to jpg, which is an outright lie. Gimp does not even recognize std files and certainly will not open them.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "NOT comparable to photoshop complete garbage"

    November 10, 2013  |   By coondog888

    Version: GIMP 2.8.8

    Pros

    Cheap if someone else downloads it or free if you do it yourself.

    Cons

    Tools do not work well if at all. Brushes marginal. You MIGHT be able to paste a photo onto a backdrop. Maybe plus do several other things you can do with PAINT.

    Summary

    Stay away. After using different versions of Photoshop, Paint and HP products for years I was sadly disappointed. You get what you pay for.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "New Version is Full of Malware and Spyware...Beware"

    November 5, 2013  |   By Jack2466

    Version: GIMP 2.8.6

    Pros

    Didn't even use the Program because as soon as I downloaded it I was hit with several Pop-Ups and self executing Malware that corrupted by PC.

    Cons

    Full of Malware and Spyware. Took me 1 hour of uninstalling and scanning to get rid of all of it.

    Summary

    Can't believe this was rated so highly. Don't waste your time unless you want to damage your computer. What a joke!!

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  • 4.0 stars

    "An Effective Free Alternative To Photoshop"

    October 23, 2013  |   By byron418

    Version: GIMP 2.8.6

    Pros

    It can do most of what photoshop can do, simple as that. And it's FREE.

    Cons

    This is not for beginners. If you're familiar with photoshop, then you should be able to get the hang of it.

    Summary

    I won't lie and say it's just as good as Photoshop, but it's pretty close. Putting it into context, this is hands-down the best and most feature-rich free image editing software you're gonna find. It's not easy to use, but neither is photoshop. And it can be a memory hog, but again, so is photoshop.

    Point being, if you're just looking for a simple image editor for very basic edits, then this will probably be too much for you. But if you're someone who doesn't wanna pay 100's of dollars for photoshop and want an alternative, then get this.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Professional quality software for FREE!"

    October 12, 2013  |   By Lex_Xanthus

    Version: GIMP 2.8.6

    Pros

    Intuitive (or so I thought - coming over from Photoshop, although it is not the same in so many ways)
    Feature packed

    Cons

    Having to export rather than simply save if you want gifs or jpegs etc, however, once you've done it twice it becomes second nature.
    I am yet to find the layer blending and effects section (provided it has one). The lack of that could send me back to Photoshop.

    Summary

    Only had this software a fortnight and I do not do a great deal of editing, mostly cropping images collages etc.
    I found that in the time I've had it I have learnt more keyboard shortcuts and neat little tricks that a decade of Photoshop use.

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