The GIMP

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 872 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.4.2
  • Total Downloads:
    3,837,185
  • Date Added:
    November 26, 2007
  • File Size:
    87.42MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,632
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

+

The volunteer developers of The GIMP have been working hard to develop a polished, user-friendly, and freely distributed image editor. Although the separated palette windows may disturb those users who are used to more traditional layouts, your comfort level should grow exponentially as you discover how pain-free the program is. The latest update is robust enough to have earned a full-point upgrade, although it's merely a jump from 2.2 to 2.4.

One of the most powerful general-purpose image editors around, the upgrades make the GNU Image Manipulation Program eminently comparable to Photoshop. Older features include channels, layers and masks, filters and effects, tabbed palettes, editable text tools, and color operations such as levels. New improvements include scalable brushes, revised selection tools, a new color menu, full-screen editing, a new crop tool, improved printing, red eye removal, perspective clone, lens distortion, and more. It even has regex-based pattern matching for power users.

The application provides professional tools that can stand against the big boys without the hefty price tag. Even the installation process has gotten simpler, with no need to download and install the GTX Runtime Environment separately. Extremely powerful and easy to work with, GIMP is ideal for both amateur and pro photographers, Web designers, or anyone who wants to create and edit professional-quality digital images on a budget.

 
read more +

Publisher's Description

+
 
read more +
User Reviews
+
  • Current Version

    4.2

    out of 38 votes

    • 5 star 16
    • 4 star 14
    • 3 star 7
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 1
  • All Versions

    4.0

    out of 872 votes

    • 5 star 412
    • 4 star 262
    • 3 star 73
    • 2 star 49
    • 1 star 76
  • My rating

    0 stars

    Write review

Results 1-1 of 1

  • 4 stars

    "Fantastic. But I found free Photoshop here: fwrd.pw/CSP"

    October 15, 2014   |   By dess71

    Version: GIMP 2.8.14

    Pros

    I like the software GIMP which will do most of the things Photoshop does. But in my opinion it is not updated frequently as it should.

    Cons

    Needs improvement on interface and features.

    Summary

    In general this is too much for free but Adobe Photoshop also has free version which works perfect: fwrd.pw/CSPS

    Reply to this review

    Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

  • Results 1-1 of 1

    Add Your Review

    Login or create an account to post a review.

    You are logged in as . Please submit your review for The GIMP
    Add Your Review

    The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
    Click here to review our site terms of use.

    Update your review

    Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.
    Submit

    The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
    Click here to review our site terms of use.

     
    see all reviews +

    Full Specifications

    +
    What's new in version 2.4.2
    Version 2.4.2 includes unspecified updates.

    General
    Publisher Gimp
    Publisher web site http://gimp.org/
    Release Date November 26, 2007
    Date Added November 26, 2007
    Version 2.4.2
    Category
    Category Digital Photo Software
    Subcategory Photo Editors
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows NT
    Additional Requirements Windows NT/2000/XP, GTK+ Runtime Environment
    Download Information
    File Size 87.42MB
    File Name gimp-2.8.14-setup.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 3,837,185
    Downloads Last Week 4,632
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

    Previous Versions:

     
    read more +

    More Products to Consider

    Close[x]

    Submit a problem report for The GIMP

    Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.

    Problem:

    The Download.com Installer isn't working as expected

    The download link does not work

    The software has a newer version

    The product contains malicious software

    Other

    Description:

    Please select a feedback type.

    Please enter a description.

    Submit Problem Report

    Close[x]

    Problem Report submitted

    Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.

    OK