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AMD Sponsors Further Work on OpenCL Support in GEGL

Victor Oliveira, our GSoC2011 student, is going to continue his work on getting OpenCL support in GEGL for hardware accelerated rendering and computations. AMD got interested in the project and agreed to sponsor it.

The plan is to implement GPU-side color conversions and compositing operations, as well as some ...


Mailing Lists Moved to GNOME Mailing List Server

Our mailing lists have moved to the GNOME list server. All previously subscribed users have automatically been added to the new lists.

The old list mail addresses are no longer valid, please use the new ones from now–note that in addition to the changed domain, the list names got ...


Online Docs and Developer Pages Restored

The online docs and developer pages are available again:


FTP and Wiki Back Online

We managed to get FTP and Wiki back online:


Mailing list, FTP and Documentation Outage

Due to relocation onto a different server, the following services are currently not available:

  • Mailing lists (lists.xcf.berkeley.edu)
  • FTP Downloads (ftp.gimp.org)
  • Documentation (docs.gimp.org)
  • Developer website (developer.gimp.org)
  • Developer Wiki (wiki.gimp.org)

GSoC2011 is Over

Google Summer of Code 2011 is over, and all of our students have successfully finished their respective projects. All of the code is available in Git repositories, but not all of it is going to be part of the next released versions of GEGL and GIMP. Here is why.

Both ...


GIMP 2.7.3 Released

We are pleased to announce availability of a new development version that brings us closer to GIMP 2.8. This version is packed with important new features and improvements.

The most visible changes in 2.7.3 are the fully working single-window mode, including working session management, and the introduction ...


On GPU-side Rendering and Further Development Plans

While GEGL gradually replaces GIMP’s old core, it’s time for us to consider long-term strategy for improving performance. The trend these days seems to be a combination of multithreading, GPU-side processing and networks. Most of that can be handled thanks to OpenCL standard by Khronos Group.

Back ...


All GSoC Students Passed Midterm Evaluation

We are glad to announce that all of our Google Summer of Code students have passed midterm evaluation. All the code is being maintained in respective Git branches of GEGL and GIMP.

As a reminder, this year Google Summer of Code is bringing us two new tools, Seamless Clone and ...


Two New Books on GIMP Published

Two new books on GIMP have been published recently. GIMP 2.6 Cookbook”, in English, by Juan Manuel Ferreyra is a collection of straightforward instructions that will help you accomplishing typical design and photography related tasks. This book is packed with answers to get you preparing great images with the ...


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