Recent News

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 But until recently Perl bindings for GIMP were considerably out of date due to lack of interest from contributors.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 ...


Libre Graphics Meeting 2014

The Libre Graphics Meeting is a conference where artists, users, developers, designers, contributors,… who use, plan, develop, play with, tamper with free, libre and open source graphics applications, libraries, concepts,…

It is an unparalleled opportunity for them to meet, talk, discuss, listen, experience and learn about their favorite tools, the ...


What we did in 2013

Before you leave for the holidays, we thought you’d like an overview of what we did this year to improve GIMP for you.

Most of the time was spent on improving the GEGL-based version of GIMP (to be released as v2.10) and porting GIMP plugins to GEGL ...


GIMP 2.8.10 released

We just released GIMP 2.8.10 ! This is a release in the stable GIMP 2.8 series. This release fixes a bug that prevented older GIMP versions from running on OS X Mavericks. We also did some small adjustments to the Save/Export code in order to make things ...


GIMP Manual 2.8.1 released

We’ve released a new version of the user manual with:

  • Many, many, many bugfixes
  • New (incomplete) translations: Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Catalan
  • The online version of the manual provides a language menu. Readers are now able to easily switch to a different language of the same page.
  • It is now ...

Google Summer of Code 2013 Results

GSoC2013 program is over now, and 3 out of 4 students successfully completed it.

Carlos Zubieta ported 13 GEGL operations to use GPU via OpenCL, and the gegl-random module used by noise generation operations, then made noise-hsv and noise-cie-lch operations use it. You can read his report.

Simon Lui ported ...


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