Graphic tools (gimp)

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Graphic tools (gimp)

  1. 1. Graphic Tools GIMP
  2. 2. GIMP– GNU Manipulation Program <ul><li>A freely distributed program for tasks like photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple paint program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A quality photo retouching program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An online batch processing system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A mass production image renderer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An image format converter, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. GIMP– GNU Manipulation Program <ul><li>Supported platforms: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GNU/Linux (i386, PPC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Windows (XP, Vista) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac OS X </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sun OpenSolaris </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free BSD </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. GIMP– GNU Manipulation Program <ul><li>It is written and developed under X11 on Unix Platforms. </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expandable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensible </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. GIMP– GNU Manipulation Program <ul><li>Some Features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Painting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Full suite of painting tools like Brush, Pencil, Airbrush, Clone, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sub-pixel sampling for all paint tools for high quality anti-aliasing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extremely powerful gradient editor and blend tool </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Supports custom brushes and patterns </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. GIMP– GNU Manipulation Program <ul><li>System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tile based memory management so image size is limited only by available disk space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtually unlimited number of images open at one time </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. GIMP– GNU Manipulation Program <ul><li>Advanced Manipulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full Alpha Channel Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Layers and channels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple Undo/ Redo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Editable text layers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transformation Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selection Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foreground extraction tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced path tool doing bezier and polygonal selections </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. GIMP– GNU Manipulation Program <ul><li>Advanced Manipulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transformable paths, transformable selections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick mask to paint a selection </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. GIMP– GNU Manipulation Program <ul><li>Animation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Load and save animations in a convenient frame-as-layer format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MNG support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frame Navigator (in GAP, the GIMP Animation Package) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Onion Skin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bluebox </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. GIMP– GNU Manipulation Program <ul><li>File Handling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>File Formats supported include bmp, gif, jpeg, pdf, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Load, display, convert, save to many file formats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SVG path import/ export </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. GIMP– GNU Manipulation Program <ul><li>References: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gimp.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. openoffice .org/product/calc.html </li></ul><ul><li>For videos: www.youtube.com </li></ul>

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