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): 455% (relative to binutils)2
Installed size (on reference hardware): 32.23 MB, 1925 files
Dependencies (build time detected): aalib alsa-lib atk bash binutils bzip2 cairo cf coreutils diffutils expat findutils fontconfig freetype gail gawk gcc gconf gettext gimp-print glib glibc glitz gnome-vfs grep gtk+ howl imake inputproto kbproto lcms libart libbonobo libcroco libexif libgnomecanvas libgsf libgtkhtml libice libjpeg libmng libpng librsvg libsm libtiff libx11 libxau libxcursor libxdmcp libxext libxfixes libxi libxinerama libxml libxmu libxpm libxrandr libxrender libxt linux-header make mktemp ncurses net-tools openssl orbit2 pango patch perl perl-xml-parser pkgconfig popt renderproto sed slang sysfiles tar util-linux xproto zlib
Installed files (on reference hardware): n.a.
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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).