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GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) FAQs

Q. What type of pricing plans does GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) offer?

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) has the following pricing plans:
Pricing model: Free

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Q. Who are the typical users of GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program)?

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) has the following typical customers:
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Public Administrations, Small Business


Q. What languages does GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) support?

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) supports the following languages:
English


Q. Does GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) offer an API?

Yes, GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) has an API available for use.


Q. What level of support does GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) offer?

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) offers the following support options:
Email/Help Desk, Knowledge Base

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) product overview

What is GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program)?

GIMP is an open-source image manipulation software that enables businesses, graphic designers, scientists, illustrators, and photographers to edit and retouch images, design icons, create free-hand artworks, and convert files into various formats. The platform uses several programming languages, such as C++, Python, Scheme, and Perl to edit and manipulate scripted images.

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

Email/Help Desk
Knowledge Base

Training options

Videos

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4.4
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4.8

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3.4K

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Free

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GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) features

Functionality

4.3

/5

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Total features

6

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Most valued features by users

API
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GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) users reviews

Overall Rating

4.4

/5

3.4K

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Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8.43/10
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Pros
I love the variety of features it offers. It allows you to create your ideas with ease and have them look clean and professional.
As I've gotten to know it, I have come to appreciate it. It's a great program and a great price.
I love that it is free and easy to use. I have used this for various projects over the years to make fun and wacky images that I have shared for various uses.
Cons
The program is starting to get old, and we can see it. Just by starting it, it lags behind, but it could be worse.
My only frustration with GIMP is that it can be confusing to use at times.
There are a lot of tools that seem difficult to master. The side panels are way too confusing and difficult to navigate.
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Ben D.

Photographer

Fine Art, self-employed

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Overall Rating

Image Editing Alternative

Reviewed 2 years ago

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David W.

Senior Pastor

Religious Institutions, 11-50 employees

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Great Graphic Manipulation

Reviewed 3 years ago

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Simon M.

Media Production, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Go Open Source! It's a lot easier to run a media start-up.

Reviewed 3 years ago

Being community driven alone makes this product feel so much better. And it has come a long since we first tried it a few years ago. GIMP has evolved as we've learned our way around it. Looking forward to a future with greater updates to the UI and workflow.

Pros

The fact that it can almost do everything that Photoshop can do and for no charge at all - this helped us a ton. We did not have to pay a monthly subscription that over multiple users, adds up to quite a fee. Adding functionality that isn't otherwise provided is easy thanks to a large collection of assorted extensions.

Cons

For all the features it provides, one very important feature is missing. The ability to edit and render CMYK images, without having to run through a few hoops. Since most of our work is for online use, we do not see it as a limitation. But for someone looking at print media work alone, they might have to wait a few months before the official release has this functionality baked in.

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Nitin S.

Information Technology and Services, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Remarkable easy to use photo editing software for beginners

Reviewed 2 years ago

Overall gimp is nice to have software for designers but its a life savour for deveopers who needs lots of images to add on websites. Its best for linux system and really helpful for developers and beginners.

Pros

Even if it lacks features, I loved that I can import photoshop plugins in gimp and extends its capability. Ultimately it reolace photoshop on Linux system for high end photo editing work. Also its really easy to learn the software even if you don't have any design background.

Cons

For large file size system gets freezed or slowed down. Needs restarting several times resulting frustration. Their online version needs lots of improvements like uploading and exporting multiple formats.

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Stefania V.

Graphic Design, self-employed

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Free Photoshop

Reviewed 22 days ago

GIMP is a versatile and accessible solution for both professionals and beginners in digital graphics

Pros

is a powerful free alternative to Photoshop, perfect for beginners and those looking to delve into the world of graphic design without spending money. Although it doesn't offer all the features of Adobe, GIMP provides essential tools for image editing and retouching, allowing users to create high-quality graphic works without investing in expensive software

Cons

Has a less intuitive interface compared to other graphic editing software, lacks some advanced features found in Photoshop, and may be less efficient in terms of performance and support for proprietary file formats

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Kash v.

Apparel & Fashion, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Ease of use
  • Features
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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Gimp GNU Image manipulation

Reviewed 3 months ago
Pros

I love this program. It's very easy to use, loads of options. And its free. I also like that the app is cross platform.

Cons

I would love the API to work properly, but the developers are working on it.

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Michael L.

Entertainment, self-employed

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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The best free image editing software

Reviewed 7 months ago

I downloaded it after using photoshop and I got used to it quickly after switching. I never had any problems outside if a folder has thousands of items in it, when choosing to make an export to name the export and to choose what file type it will be, it loads every file name into the browser which can make it lag if there is over thousands of items in the folder being opened.

Pros

It's fully free and it's designed to be quick to learn and use. Missing some settings photoshop has, but overall does the same job or better.

Cons

Missing some of the bigger features of photoshop and the extensions. But in most cases they aren't needed for most needs.

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