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About Gimp

GIMP, which stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program is a free image editor, that does an excellent job in fine-tuning images and photo, photography composition, as well as creating artwork.

It contains all essential features, like layers, brushes, filters, image-enhancement. GIMP is also capable of retouching, cropping, color adjustment, all of that followed with customizable user's interface. There are also many plugins available.

GIMP is free to download for Windows, Mac OS, Solaris, and Linux operating platforms. Many users call this application "Free Photoshop".

About Illustrator CC

Adobe Illustrator is a vector drawing application, perfect for all kinds of design. Whether you’re a professional web designer or you just want to create a poster and some invites for a friend’s party, your creativity will be boosted with Adobe Illustrator's impressive set of drawing tools, brushes, color processing tools, and gradient effects, not to mention the wide array of filters and special effects with which you can add the final touch to your drawing.

Illustrator is used by design professionals worldwide. It is arguably the key reference point when it comes to vector designing and drawing. Illustrator also integrates well with other Adobe products.

Features

  • CAD Tools
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Multi-User
  • Pixel Graphics
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Vector File Support

Features

  • CAD Tools
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Multi-User
  • Pixel Graphics
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Vector File Support

Summary

  • Customizable Interface

  • Photo Enhancement

  • Digital Retouching

  • Free and open-source

  • Extensible via Python, Scheme and other scripting languages

Summary

  • Excellent set of tools for vectorial design

  • Integrated into Creative Cloud

  • Includes templates

FAQs

    What is this service generally used for?
  • It is generally used for image editing.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Platform supported: Mac OS X, Windows, GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, OS/2, Digital UNIX, Sun OpenSolaris, Android, iOS.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, GIMP offers API.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Gimp is best suited for users who have prior photo editing experience.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support offered: Tutorials, Documentation, FAQs.

FAQs

    No FAQs associated with this application.

Vendor Information

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Vendor Information

Founded:
1982
Based in:
San Jose
Employees:
10001+
Likes:
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Other

Who uses Gimp
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Illustrator CC
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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