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The Book of GIMP by Karine Delvare, Olivier Lecarme

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When the idea for this book began to take form in the beginning of 2006, we imagined finishing it in 2010 and covering GIMP 3.0. The first goal was nearly met for the French edition—that was under our control—but GIMP 3.0 is still far off because volunteer developers can work only when they have time to do so. Still, GIMP 2.8 is a great leap forward compared to the previous version, GIMP 2.6. Some of the most noteworthy new features include a single-window interface; completely revised and more powerful brush dynamics; clarification of saving versus exporting images; improved handling of dockable dialogs; support for layer groups; the ability to lock pixels, channels, and paths; an improved Free Select tool; support for selecting and ...

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