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GIMP - A Free Software Graphic Application

GIMP - A Free Software Graphic Application

A short talk on introducing GIMP plus a simple demo.

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Andrew Abogado

May 15, 2008
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  1. Day 3 of the MOZILLA APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT (MAD) WORKSHOP May

    15-17, 2008. STI Building, Santiago St. General Santos City, Philippines GIMP { a free software graphic application }
  2. claimid.com/andotyjazz Hi, I'm Andrew Abogado

  3. { some essential background } All about GIMP

  4. 1 a multi-platform photo manipulation tool 2 an acronym for

    GNU Image Manipulation Program 3 suitable for a variety of image manipulation tasks, including photo retouching, image composition, and image construction 4 can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer and image format converter
  5. 5 expandable and extensible 6 It's strengths is its free

    availability from many sources for many operating systems 7 available for other operating systems such as Microsoft Windows or Apple's MAC OS X
  6. Who's behind GIMP

  7. originally, it was created by... Peter Mattis & Spencer Kimball

  8. GIMP releases are currently being orchestrated by Sven Neumann and

    Mitch Natterere and many other people called the GIMP-Team
  9. Their purpose was at the very least would lessen the

    necessity of using commercial software under "Windoze" or on the "Macintoy"
  10. Features & Capabilities { a short overview on some of

    the features and capabilities of GIMP }
  11. 1 A full suite of painting tools including brushes, a

    pencil, an airbrush, cloning, eraser, blend, text and etc... 2 Tile-based memory management, so image size is limited only by available disk space. 3 Sub-pixel sampling for all paint tools for high-quality anti-aliasing 4 Full Alpha channel support for working with transparency
  12. 5 Layers and Channels 6 A procedural database for calling

    internal GIMP functions from external programs, such as Script-Fu 7 Advanced scripting capabilities 8 Multiple undo/redo (limited only by disk space)
  13. 9 Transformation tools including rotate, scale shear and flip 10

    File formats supported include GIF, JPEG, PNG, XPM TIFF, TGA, MPEG, PS, PDF, PCX, BMP and many others 11 Selection tools including rectangle, ellipse, free, fuzzy bezier, and intelligent 12 Plug-ins that allow for the easy addition of new file formats and new effect filters
  14. and a whole lot more ...

  15. Demo Time an original GIMP tutorial by Gimper at [

    gimp-tutorials.net/light_bulb_gimp_tutorial ] { Fun with Light }
  16. thanks for listening! { Download GIMP Now. Visit gimp.org }

  17. Content courtesy of wiki.gimp.org/gimp/GimpDocsStructure Demo Time courtesy of gimp-tutorials.net/light_bulb_gimp_tutorial Quality

    Font courtesy of www.josbuivenga.demon.nl/fontin.html GIMP - A free software graphic application by Andrew Abogado is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Philippines License claimid.com/andotyjazz