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The Book of GIMP by Karine Delvare, Olivier Lecarme

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9.4 Creating, Loading, Saving, and Exporting Files

An image loaded into GIMP is stored in the main memory of your computer, but when you save the image, it’s stored as a file. In this section, we discuss how you can load images from a file and save or export your images to a file.

Creating a New Image

The first part of the Image: File menu (see Figure 9-31) deals with creating or opening an image. In this section, we look at the first two entries, which let you create a new image.

When you select Image: File > New or press , the dialog shown in Figure 9-32 appears. Click ADVANCED OPTIONS to expand the dialog as shown. The suggested IMAGE SIZE is either ...

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