GIMP is a powerful image editing program, and commonly used for photo retouching, image composition, and general graphic design work. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.
Install the package.
Tips and tricks
Create a circle
To draw a circle in GIMP follow these steps:
- Select the Ellipse tool and hold Shift
- Click Edit and Fill with Color
- Click Select and Shrink
- Press Delete
GIMP can't open PDF files
GIMP requires thelibrary to open PDF files. Without this library GIMP will say that a PDF file is "unrecognized" when an attempt to open a PDF is made.
Add the following to
~/.gimp-2.8/fonts.conf if you see green tint around letters with antialiasing enabled:
<?xml version='1.0'?> <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM 'fonts.dtd'> <fontconfig> <match target="font"> <edit name="rgba" mode="assign"> <const>none</const> </edit> </match> </fontconfig>