Part I. Getting Started

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1. Welcome to GIMP
1.1. Authors
1.2. The GIMP Help system
1.3. Features and Capabilities
2. What's new in GIMP 2.10?
2.1. Updated user interface and initial HiDPI support
2.2. GEGL port, high bit depth support, multi-threading, and more
2.3. Linear color space workflow
2.4. Color management revamped
2.5. Layers and masks
2.6. More use for CIE LAB and CIE LCH
2.7. New and improved tools
2.8. Digital painting improvements
2.9. Digital photography improvements
2.10. Effects
2.11. Usability improvements
2.12. File formats support
2.13. Metadata viewing, editing, and preservation
2.14. On-canvas interaction
2.15. Simplified bug reporting and crash recovery
2.16. API changes
2.17. Roadmap and what's next
2. Fire up the GIMP
1. Running GIMP
1.1. Known Platforms
1.2. Language
1.3. Command Line Arguments
2. Starting GIMP the first time
2.1. Finally . . .
3. First Steps with Wilber
1. Basic Concepts
2. Main Windows
2.1. The Toolbox
2.2. Image Window
2.3. Dialogs and Docking
3. Undoing
3.1. Things That Cannot be Undone
4. Common Tasks
4.1. Intention
4.2. Change the Size of an Image for the screen
4.3. Change the Size of an Image for print
4.4. Compressing Images
4.5. Crop An Image
4.6. Find Info About Your Image
4.7. Change the Mode
4.8. Flip An Image
4.9. Rotate An Image
4.10. Separating an Object From Its Background
5. How to Draw Straight Lines
5.1. Intention
5.2. Examples
4. Getting Unstuck
1. Getting Unstuck
1.1. Stuck!
1.2. Common Causes of GIMP Non-Responsiveness