Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 28th Dec 2008 10:43 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces High bit depth support, non-destructive editing (so called "effect layers") and colour management. Three hot topics in photography editing - that users have been waiting for for a long time now to appear in GIMP. Today Linux & Photography blog features an exclusive interview with Martin Nordholts, one of the core contributors to GIMP. Nordholts speaks about the current state of affairs, explains what is going on deep inside the GIMP (and GEGL) and also lifts a corner of the veil about what is to come.
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Love the Gimp.
by leech on Sun 28th Dec 2008 16:42 UTC
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Granted, I'll say I've never been too fond of Photoshop's layout, but then I've only used it a few times here and there. I really appreciate the way the Gimp is. It doesn't need to be one Window. When you have multiple images opened that you are manipulating, it's great not to need the tools to be duplicated over and over again.

I guess it all depends on how your work flow is.

I personally love the Gimp and believe it to be one of the best open source projects out there. Though some time the development pace is rather slow.

For those that want an interface "just for me", program it in yourself, it is Open Source. When you say "this is the way I want it" then you have the power to make it that way. I'm sure if you don't have the programming skills yourself, you could always pay a developer to do it for you.

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