Project 252


Contributed by Enda (@donenda)
EdTech Tool Name:GIMP
Bref Description:High-powered (and free) image/photo editing tool
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Apple OS Software
  • Linux Software
  • Windows Software
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:image editing, photo editing, image manipulation
EdTech Tool Uses:GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It has many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc. GIMP is expandable and extensible and is designed to be augmented with plug-ins and extensions. It runs on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. The advanced scripting interface allows everything from the simplest task to the most complex image manipulation procedures to be easily scripted. GIMP is an excellent piece of open source software with a huge range of functionalities and capabilities comparable to those of expensive image editing packages.
Education Level(s):
  • Post-Primary (Junior)
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Third Level/Higher Education
Academic Subjects:
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Completely, 100% free
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