GIMP Overview:

About GIMP:


GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free raster graphics editor Licensed under the GPL. It is primarily employed as an image retouching and editing tool and is freely available for Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X, and GNU/Linux.

Gimp is a great alternative to Adobe Photoshop. It offers many of the same features as well as many extras.


Gimp Overview - Screenshot









Where to Get It:


You can download the it from the website.


If you are a Linux user, Gimp is available In most distributions repositories. For simple steps on how to install GIMP on your Linux distribution, visit the appropriate link below


Arch Linux:






Other Gimp Tutorial Websites


Meet The Gimp:

Meet the GIMP Video Podcast by Rolf Steinort and Philippe Demartin about using GIMP. Meet The Gimp is a video podcast that is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany License.

Offical GIMP Website tutorials.


GIMPTutorials .net, offers new fresh tutorials everyday about using Gimp! Learn how use Gimp to manipulate and create images such as logos, icons and much more. Get more by using cool effects, and applying great textures to your images.


  has great fresh GIMP tutorials, lessons and resources for creating amazing photos and graphics. Learn how to create effects and manipulate images using the free Photoshop alternative.

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The Screencasters at GIMP tutorials. Know best for all the inkscape videos.

Some good post on some different task with using Gimp. Created a great video for users that come from photoshop to the Gimp