Fvcp Presentation Gimp

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A presentation by Tom Rogers on using GIMP to replace Adobe Photoshop for Image Editing

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Fvcp Presentation Gimp

  1. 1. Open Source:: How Companies Can Create Profit Tom Rogers GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP)
  2. 2. Product Description <ul><li>GIMP is a graphics manipulation application which is quite often compared to Adobe Photoshop.
  3. 3. Freely distributed for tasks such as </li><ul><li>Photo retouching, drawing, image conversions </li></ul><li>This comparison is down-played by the creators of GIMP but the analogies persist. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Product Features <ul><li>Customizable Interface </li><ul><li>Custom Widget Theming
  5. 5. Custom Tool Sets </li></ul><li>Photo Enhancement </li><ul><li>Distortion and vignetting correction
  6. 6. Channel mixers </li></ul><li>Digital Retouching </li></ul>
  7. 7. Product Features Cont. <ul><li>Large Array of Hardware Support
  8. 8. File Formats </li><ul><li>Common file formats such as </li><ul><li>JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF </li></ul><li>Special Use Formats </li><ul><li>Multi-Res/Color Depth Windows Icons </li></ul><li>Rare/Custom Formats </li><ul><li>Extended Capability Plugins </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Product Features Cont. <ul><li>Use of remote host locations through: </li><ul><li>FTP, HTTP, SMB, SFTP/SSH </li></ul><li>Multi-Platform availability </li><ul><li>GNU/Linux
  10. 10. Microsoft Windows
  11. 11. Mac OS X
  12. 12. Other Unix Type Systems </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Product Features Cont. <ul><li>Extensive Tools Sets for editing/adjusting: </li><ul><li>Image Properties/Editing Guides
  14. 14. Layers, Layer Properties, Transparency
  15. 15. Color, Color Properties, Desaturation
  16. 16. Specialty Brushes, Selection and editing tools
  17. 17. Very Extensive List of Filters </li><ul><li>Artistic and technical effects </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Cost Analysis <ul><li>Gimp is available at $0 cost under GNU Open Source Licensing. </li><ul><li>The GIMP website does encourage donations to the GIMP project. </li></ul><li>Adobe Photoshop CS4 retail Price $699
  19. 19. Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended $999 </li><ul><li>Prices From: Adobe.com
  20. 20. Difference are mainly Specialized scientific formats and 3D images and animation. </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Presenter Northwestern University Department of Anesthesiology <ul><li>Tom Rogers </li></ul><ul><li>Contact through: </li><ul><li>Fox Valley CP Meetup;
  22. 22. LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/tomrogers </li></ul></ul>

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