Recent News

Libre Graphics Meeting 2015

Two months to go till Libre Graphics Meeting 2015 happens in Toronto, Canada. This conference is a great place to meet the people who make and use free and open source graphics software.


gimpguru.org — R.I.P.

We noticed that gimpguru.org, once the host of GIMP tutorials, has been abandoned by its original owner and is redirecting visitors to some very suspicious downloads—don’t go there.


GIMP and GEGL in 2014

In 2014, we spent most of the time on improving GIMP’s usability and finalizing the GEGL port of GIMP to lay the foundation for various advanced features in demand by professionals.


The Price of Being Popular

When software is popular, then there are elements out there who seek to profit from it by less ethical means. GIMP is being attacked in that manner as well.


GIMP Magazine Issue #6 Released

The newly released issue #6 of GIMP Magazine features a “Using GIMP for portrait and fashion photography” master class by Aaron Tyree who uses GIMP professionally, and a gallery of other artworks and photos made or processed with GIMP.

The team is planning to switch to monthly releases, however they ...


Updated 2.8.14 Installer for Microsoft Windows

We have released an updated 2.8.14 installer (http) for Microsoft Windows. This one fixes the crash on window resize and the missing icons bugs - all by updating the included GTK+ library to 2.24.24.

Still unsolved are the missing spacing character in the zoom drop down and ...


GIMP 2.8.14 Released

Yesterday’s 2.8.12 release had broken library versioning, so we had to roll out GIMP 2.8.14 today. The only change is the fixed libtool versioning. Please do not distribute any binaries of yesterday’s broken 2.8.12 release, and get GIMP 2.8.14 using ...


GIMP Manual 2.8.2 released

A new version of the user manual has been released. Changes include:

  • complete translation to Brazilian Portuguese
  • many, many, many bugfixes

You can click here to download the 2.8.2 release package. This release provides only the sources to build the help used by the GIMP Help browser. Find ...


Gimp-Perl release candidate ready for testing

It’s been possible to use various scripting languages to automate GIMP for a long time. But until recently Perl bindings for GIMP were considerably out of date due to lack of interest from contributors. Fortunately, a while ago Ed J started working on updating those, and now a release ...


Download server renamed to download.gimp.org, no FTP anymore

Heads-up if you are still accessing the downloads via ftp.gimp.org:

The downloads server has been renamed to download.gimp.org, and it doesn’t support FTP anymore. If you have linked any file, installer package, source archive or directory with an ftp://-Link, please change it to http ...


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