GIMP 2.8.4 Is Available for Download, Improves Default Filters

The drawing and text tools also received some improvements

The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program), an application that can be used as a simple paint program or as an expert quality photo retouching program, is now at version 2.8.4.

Gimp 2.8.4 arrives on Linux after a long development hiatus and, as expected, there are quite a few changes.

Highlight of GIMP 2.8.4:

• Better names for the default filters in save and export;

• Make tool drawing (esp. the brush outline) much more responsive;

• Remember the "maximized" state across sessions;

• Simplify the splash image code a lot, makes it appear immediately again;

• The text tool can now start on an image without layers;

• Better default values in the Drop Shadow script.

• Various bug fixes have been implemented.

The official changelog contains a complete list of new features and improvements.

Download GIMP 2.8.4 right now from Softpedia.

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