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Plans for GIMP 2.8 and Beyond

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gimp.org: In the face of all sorts of rumours and interpretations about the future of the project there is a call for clarification regarding development of GIMP.

GIMP 2.8 still needs some more time

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gimpusers.com: Currently there are some features that need to be completed and some bugs that prevent GIMP 2.8 from being finally released.

Save The GIMP!

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cristalinux.blogspot: I recently learned that the fabulous GNU Image Manipulation Program is developed and maintained but only three main hackers!!!...

‘Single window’ GIMP release delayed – but why?

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omgubuntu.co.uk: I was only recently made aware that GIMP 2.8, a.k.a. ‘the one with single window mode’, had strayed off course from its intended release date of December 26th this year.

10 Incredible Wallpapers Made Using GIMP

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techdrivein.com: GIMP needs no introduction. GIMP is the Open Source answer for Adobe Photoshop, well, almost. We had already featured brilliant wallpapers made using Inkscape and now things are taking a 'GIMP' turn. Here is a nice and simple collection of wallpapers made using GIMP.

News from the GIMP 2.8 development

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gimpusers.com: First off, no, there is no news on a release date of GIMP 2.8. It is still unclear when GIMP 2.8 will be released. While waiting we took a new look at the development which brings cool new functions into GIMP!

Quality Printing with GIMP

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worldlabel.com: In spite of Silicon Valley’s best efforts, it is still not a paperless world. There are still a few things the average user can do to enhance the quality of prints from graphics applications like GIMP.

Gimp 2.7 released for testing and we are Impressed with the outcome

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ubuntumanual.org: The latest version of Gimp, version 2.7.1 has been released for testing purposes. Compared to its predecessors, it promises to include a host of new features that were previously unavailable. Since we like to get our hands dirty with all kinds of new software, we decided to try it out.

GIMP 2.6.11 Released

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GIMP 2.6.11 is a bug-fix release in the stable GIMP 2.6 series. Among other bug-fixes, it makes printing work with the recently released version 1.10 of the cairo library.

Preview: GIMP 2.8

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cristalinux.blogspot: At the moment, GIMP 2.8 is still in the works. The current development version, GIMP 2.7.1 was recently released (July 3rd), and already shows many of the new features that will make GIMP 2.8 a big step forward. The LIST of UI changes is pretty impressive, here are some highlights:

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