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Thursday, July 19, 2007

GIMP : Another Graphics Software

The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a nifty little cross-platform tool. It's as good as Photoshop, but free (in both senses). A nice little feature of GIMP are the filters.  Using the filters, you can turn some simple scribbles into aesthetically-pleasing desktop wallpaper. The "clone" feature is also really nice to remove unwanted parts of a picture.

The Way of the Ocean - example wallpaper done in GIMP: