GET GIMP’D Open source image editing –  Eric J. Gruber
What is GIMP? <ul><li>G NU   I mage  M anipulation  P rogram.  </li></ul><ul><li>100% free, both in cost and in the right ...
GIMP vs. Photoshop <ul><li>Cost: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GIMP: $0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photoshop: $699 (CS5); $999 (CS...
Where to get GIMP <ul><li>Windows installer:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://gimp-win.sourceforge.net/stable.html </li></ul>...
GIMP vs. Photoshop <ul><li>Both programs provide a strong set of  basic photo editing commands and tools:   1)Ability to o...
GIMP vs. Photoshop <ul><li>Both programs provide a strong set of  basic photo editing commands and tools:   5)Mask selecti...
Comparing GIMP with Photoshop GIMP Photoshop Crop Tool Image Resize Image>Image Resize Image>Image Size Image Sharpen Filt...
Comparing GIMP with Photoshop GIMP Photoshop Levels Colors>Levels Image>Adjustments>Levels
Comparing GIMP with Photoshop GIMP Photoshop Curves Colors>Curves Image>Adjustments>Curves
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Further reading <ul><li>Tutorials: for Beginner, Intermediate and Expert users:  http://www.gimp.org/tutorials </li></ul><...
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GIMP is a powerful, free, open source tool for editing images. This introduction will show you how to benefit from GIMP's powerful features.

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  1. 1. GET GIMP’D Open source image editing – Eric J. Gruber
  2. 2. What is GIMP? <ul><li>G NU I mage M anipulation P rogram. </li></ul><ul><li>100% free, both in cost and in the right to alter and use the software. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used as a paint program, for photo retouching, as a batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, and more! </li></ul><ul><li>GIMP is designed to be augmented with plug-ins and extensions. </li></ul>
  3. 3. GIMP vs. Photoshop <ul><li>Cost: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GIMP: $0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photoshop: $699 (CS5); $999 (CS5 Extended) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Size: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GIMP: 17.39 megabytes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photoshop: 1 gigabyte available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Where to get GIMP <ul><li>Windows installer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://gimp-win.sourceforge.net/stable.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Apple installer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.gimp.org/macintosh/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unix/Linux installer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.gimp.org/unix/ </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. GIMP vs. Photoshop <ul><li>Both programs provide a strong set of  basic photo editing commands and tools: 1)Ability to open/import most of the basic bitmap graphic filetypes including PNG, JPG, GIF; 2)Ability to adjust those images with crop, rotate, resize and many other transformations; 3)Ability to make local retouches, sharpening and other image corrections; 4)Do color and exposure/lightness corrections with a broad range of dialogs and tools; </li></ul>
  6. 6. GIMP vs. Photoshop <ul><li>Both programs provide a strong set of  basic photo editing commands and tools: 5)Mask selective areas on an image(or layer)- only there will edits/brushstrokes apply; 6)Allow creating a stack of two or dozens of layers from other images, text, vector graphics, etc; 7)Allow filters or special effects to be applied to one or more layers including the base image; 8)Produce output to several graphic filetypes, printers, and/or web pages/galleries. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Comparing GIMP with Photoshop GIMP Photoshop Crop Tool Image Resize Image>Image Resize Image>Image Size Image Sharpen Filters>Enhance>(options) Filter>Sharpen>(options)
  8. 8. Comparing GIMP with Photoshop GIMP Photoshop Levels Colors>Levels Image>Adjustments>Levels
  9. 9. Comparing GIMP with Photoshop GIMP Photoshop Curves Colors>Curves Image>Adjustments>Curves
  10. 10. Demonstration
  11. 11. Further reading <ul><li>Tutorials: for Beginner, Intermediate and Expert users: http://www.gimp.org/tutorials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See also: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://gimp-tutorials.net </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.noupe.com/gimp/30-exceptional-gimp-tutorials-and-resources.html </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What’s new: Version’s 2.7’s features, which make it still competitive with Photoshop: http://www.inatux.com/article?r=development-gimp-version-2.7-review </li></ul>
  12. 12. Questions?
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