The GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is used to edit and manipulate images. It can load and save a variety of image formats and can be used to convert between formats.
Gimp can also be used as a paint program. It features a set of drawing and painting tools such as airbrush, clone, pencil, and paint brush. Painting and drawing tools can be applied to an image with a variety of paint modes. It also offers an extensive array of selection tools like rectangle, ellipse, fuzzy select, bezier select, intelligent scissors, and select by color.
Gimp offers a variety of plugins that perform a variety of image manipulations. Examples include bumpmap, edge detect, gaussian blur, and many others.
In addition, Gimp has several scripting extension which allow for advanced non-interactive processing and creation of images.
Author: The GIMP project
Maintainer: Juergen "George" Sawinski <jsaw [at] gmx [dot] net>
Maintainer: Rene Rebe <rene [at] t2-project [dot] org>
Build time (on reference hardware): 78801% (relative to binutils)2
Installed size (on reference hardware): 31.79 MB, 1917 files
Dependencies (build time detected): aalib alsa-lib atk bash binutils bzip2 ccache coreutils diffutils expat findutils freetype gail gawk gcc gconf gettext gimp-print glib glibc gnome-vfs grep gtk+ howl lcms libart_lgpl23 libbonobo libcroco libexif libgnomecanvas libgsf libgtkhtml libjpeg libmng libpng librsvg libtiff libxml linux-header make mktemp net-tools openssl orbit2 pango patch perl perl-xml-parser pkgconfig popt sed slang sysfiles tar util-linux xorg zlib
Installed files (on reference hardware): n.a.
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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).