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GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP)
|License:||GNU General Public License|
|Source:||download or code|
|Input Formats:||tons (including SVG, JPEG,|
GIF, BMP, PNG, ...)
|Output Formats:||XFC project files &|
nearly all that can be input
GIMP is a powerful free alternative to image editing programs like Photoshop.
Unlike simple scribbling programs such as MS Paint, you can make use of layers to keep individual elements manageable.
- touching up photographs
- putting together panels, e.g. for articles
- removing background from images (DE: Freistellen)
- looks better on posters/presentations/etc.
- allows mixing of independent images, e.g. to place people into exotic settings - or dogs into fruit bowls...