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45 views

Unable to save images with GIMP

When I attempt to save an image with GIMP, the save fails and GIMP displays an error message Error while saving <filename>. Could not save image: The issue happens when I right click an image ...
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1answer
24 views

Resize/crop multiple files while preserving certain areas?

I have 176 JPEG images that are 450x800 in size, and was wondering if there was a way to essentially resize them, but while preserving their content in certain areas (currently I'm only hoping for the ...
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Convert a show's end sequence background panel into a single image

There is a particular old show in wich the end credits feature a long scene scrolling through the sequence, while the credits lettering jitter go on their way. The background image they used is not ...
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1answer
48 views

Flatten transparent pdf image in linux using command line

I'm using R to generate graphics with many transparent layers. I want the output as a pdf, but filesizes explode when there are so many transparent layers. I can manually open each one in GIMP and ...
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1answer
39 views

Convert dotted fill to solid color

For various reasons, certain images may have areas filled with dots instead of solid colors. This is most common when the number of colors is limited, as in scans of images printed by old printers, or ...
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2answers
95 views

Gimp Image Resizing

Is it possible to Resize the image double to its original size(image is small in size, example, 80px by 80px, size of an icon), without being blurred. I have tried every type of sharpening technique ...
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1answer
123 views

Add colors to gif palete gimp

When I open a GIF file in gimp, I find it very hard to add more colours then those that are already contained in GIF palette. When I draw with different colours, GIMP is trying to use the colour from ...
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3answers
109 views

Cropping a circular area in a photo [closed]

If you look closely , it has white borders all over (see here). Now my question is , is there any software (free) that can help me crop out the circular area of the button. I have: Windows 7 with ...
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4answers
344 views

Which type of image has high quality vector or pixel (raster)?

I used GIMP to create images, but, since I needed to produce higher quality images, I recently switched to Inkscape. Now I have created a sample text with black background in it, and I am not able see ...
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1answer
87 views

Turn monotone background in transparent

On the internet, you usually get images, that originally were PNGs with aplha chanel and were pasted on white background. Is there some way to substract the white from the zones, where the ...
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1answer
91 views

How do I create blurry effects with GIMP

I am new to gimp and I have no clue if this is the right place to ask, so bear with me and steer me in the correct direction if i am wrong in asking this. How do I create blurry visual effects? I ...
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1answer
1k views

Copy and Paste Selection in Gimp is copying empty space, instead of image?

I have the following image, which I open in gimp: Image That I'm Using I then use the rectangle selection tool to select a character and copy the selection. When I use paste new image, I get a new ...
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1answer
284 views

Crop and Save images with Transparent Background

I have several hundred images that I need to crop and save as PNG without saving the background color (maintain transparency). The files are in PNG format and I have been using Gimp 2 for Windows as ...
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3answers
969 views

How do I remove artifacts from animated gifs based on high quality pngs?

I know due to the limitation to 256 colors I can not do much but I've noticed some large animated gifs look very high quality. What is a the secret (I use Gimp)? A special reduction of colors or being ...
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2answers
393 views

How to circle out something in a picture?

What is the easiest way to circle out something in a picture, like this example This is accomplished in Gimp: Here are the steps necesary to draw an empty ellipse without clearing the ...
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1answer
291 views

Converting massive images to PDF, without crashing applications

I'm trying to work with a large-format scanner, and we are scanning very long documents. Example, one of our documents we cut into two pieces, and one of those pieces is 3633x82486 in resolution. My ...
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1answer
189 views

GIMP: change the exact color on the image - OK, but transparency disappears

There is no problem for me now to change color for pixels of the same color: I click on "Select by Color Tool"(Ctrl+O). The pixels of the same color are selected now. Then I press Ctrl+,. The selected ...
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4answers
7k views

Take a psd and export all the layers into separate image files without using Photoshop

This is my first question here and I'm not sure if this is the appropriate site for my question, but here it goes. If this is not the correct site, please direct me to the correct one. I have a psd ...
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1answer
301 views

How to use GIMP as an image viewer?

I want to open a file then move to the next one with a keystroke. I don't want to install a separate image viewer only for this.
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2answers
911 views

How can I copy fonts from images in Gimp 2.8.0?

Question/Title sums it up. How can I copy fonts from images in Gimp 2.8.0? I'm using/running the Windows version of Gimp. I have dozens of images that I'd like to copy fonts from just to ...
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1answer
414 views

How to erase text in a image using GIMP?

I have this image, from here: I want to erase the text inside those circles. Is that possible?
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1answer
349 views

A program to cut a big image into a bunch of little images

I am making a tileset for a game in GIMP, and the thought of cutting out each individual piece (the game environment will be destructible, so we're talking about a lot of pieces here) is not a ...
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0answers
23 views

Gimp: Change all shades of pink to an equivalent shade of green in JPG? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gimp: change one colour to another? I have a JPG image that is made up of different shades of blue and pink. I would like to change all the pink in the image to the ...
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1answer
901 views

Resizing an image in gimp

In gimp I imported two separate images as separate layers into an image. I'm trying to resize one of these images so that it better matches the other. How can I do this? I tried right clicking on the ...
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2answers
369 views

Any way to make two images the same size and/or aspect ratio in ImageMagick?

Suppose I want to have two images side by side in a slide but they are different sizes. I know I can use "mogrify" and "convert" and all that to resize them, but it's a pain to type in the exact ...
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1answer
300 views

How do I slice a large image using GIMP?

How can I edit a large image file on Linux? I have a high-res scan of an image, and I'd like to select parts of it and save them individually to be able to manipulate them. I used GIMP to place ...
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1answer
2k views

Is it possible to make a .png (or other) image that does NOT have rectangular dimensions?

This might be a dumb question, but is it possible to make a .png file that isn't square? If so, how can one do this in Gimp? Ideally I'd like one in the shape of an X.
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2answers
897 views

How to remove a set of pixel columns from an image, using GIMP?

To clarify, say I have an image that is 100px wide and 50px high and I want to make it 50px x 50px, by removing columns from the MIDDLE of the image. i.e. I want to keep the left side of the image, ...
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1answer
891 views

How to open image map file (.map) in GIMP

I'm trying to create a large HTML image map in GIMP, using the Image Map tool (Filters > Web > Image Map). I started on it yesterday and saved the file, it saved as a .map file. I'm trying to open it ...
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2answers
3k views

gimp - turn shades of white into shades of another color

I have an image that has shades of two colors -White and transparent. How can I use my gimp version of 2.6 to change the shades of white into shades of another color to the same degree as they were ...
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1answer
392 views

How would I create a “glowing” image like this in Gimp/Photoshop?

I recently saw the below wallpaper, which appears to have been created from this base image: (Apparently the wallpaper is "glowing", like a fast-moving neon light). I have some cartoony drawings ...
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1answer
3k views

Convert .ai to .png?

I just downloaded a free vector graphics set which contained UI elements and icons. The button graphics have some text on them. It were, however, .ai files which are not familiar to me. Obviously, I ...
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2answers
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Make one side of image fade to transparent with GIMP?

For use in some of my presentation slides, I hope to edit some of my images with The GIMP so that one (or more) side(s) will fade into transparency. How do I do this in GIMP?
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2answers
5k views

How to create a semi-transparent image

I need to create a semi transparent PNG image. I dont have Photoshop, so how do I make it using gimp?
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1answer
4k views

Gimp: move layer above canvas background?

I'm trying to edit an image in Gimp by cutting the bottom half of the image and pasting it alongside the top half, to make a new image that is twice as wide and half as tall. This screenshot shows ...
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1answer
2k views

Word to GIMP pasted image too small

I paste an image from Microsoft Word 2010 into GIMP 2.6.10 using Edit → Paste as → New Image, but the pasted image is less than half-size (1280×800 down to 553×347). Pasting into an ...
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1answer
903 views

replace/remove background image on gimp 2.6.11

how do I remove these images by compiling gimp from source? I can't find any file containing these images.
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5answers
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How do I best scale a screenshot in Gimp to avoid a blurry effect?

I'm using Gimp 2.6.1 on Windows Vista. I take a screenshot using the Print Screen button and paste it into Gimp. I crop away some of the edges, then I select Image > Scale Image... and reduce this ...
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62 views

graphics files as source code containing a series of actions

This is pretty conjectural, so perhaps not an appropriate question. If you're of the opinion that I should instead be asking where to pose such a question, please feel free to redirect me. To my ...
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GIMP: change one colour to another?

In GIMP, I have a green button GIF image: it shades from dark green to light green, against a transparent background. I would like to change it to blue, and keep the shading, so it shades from dark ...
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4answers
310 views

Creating Arrows Easily for Images

I'm looking for a plugin or something along those lines for creating arrows for an image I'm working on. Basically it's just a screenshot of some software, but I want to annotate it and have arrows on ...
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3answers
153 views

Image manipulation filter needed: unobtrusively hide an area by blurring or smudging?

I would like to hide an empty area of a panorama stitched with hugin (using the GIMP). Hide in the sense of blending it in unobtrusively. I.e. fill the area with the average color of the surroundings ...
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3answers
583 views

Free tool to extract objects from photos

Is there a free tool that's good at extracting objects from photos? It has to work on linux For instance, extracting a person from a photograph.
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1answer
920 views

How do I make a gradient color background fill in GIMP?

I need to make a small image with a gradient color background. How can I do that in GIMP?
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8answers
4k views

Any free tool to change color of an image

HI, Is there any tool which can easily change color of an image? I heard of gimp. But I can't figure out how to use it to change color of an image (e.g. change the color from white to blue).
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1answer
405 views

What does the GEGL Operation in GIMP do?

I see it under the Tools menu, but I've never used it before. What does it do?
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4answers
13k views

How to get a good clean newspaper scan?

I tried a few times to scan newspaper articles, but the images I got were always blotchy and with bad colors, sort of like this: Sometimes I see some really good scans, like this: What is the ...