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GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages. Scripting questions on Stack Overflow, installing questions on Super User, how to use the program on Graphic Design.

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How can I crop an image from the inside?

Cropping an image from the outside is easy in Gimp: Select a rectangular part of the image, Image > Crop to Selection. Is there an comparably easy way to crop out something? For example, when ...
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How to export all sliced images in gimp?

I am slicing an image using guides. But after slicing, i have to export all the files one by one which is a pain. Any way I can export them all at once?
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GIMP: transform one layer with another one on top

I have a photo (of a big sunflower head) and a mathematical figure (many circles filled in red). The photo is somewhat distorted and needs some transforming by trial and error, to have the circles fit ...
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GIMP Selection Tool Select-To-Move 2.10

It seems like in 2.10 they reworked the selection tool in GIMP 2.10. I used to be able to use the rectangle selection tool, drag over an area and use the move tool to move that selection. When I try ...
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How to get GIMP to recognize Images or Pictures folder as the default folder for images?

The computer I'm currently using (Lenovo ThinkPad, Windows 10) doesn't have a DVD-ROM drive, so I can't install an old version of Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. I'm making do with GIMP 2.10.14....
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Gimp file and settings dialogues open extremely slow under Windows

It was pestering me for years that even though I have a pretty fast PC with SSD that every file dialogues (Open..., Save as..., Export as...) are brutally slow in Gimp. The Edit \ Settings dialogue ...
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How can I with Linux easily create a collage of passport photos?

I can easily crop a photo to the right dimensions or use an online tool, but I need to make it into a 4x6 because CVS charges $0.25 for a 4'' x 6'' but they charge $12.99 with a coupon for a 2'' x 2''....
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I failed to install the perl module Alien::Gimp

Hello good people of the internet, I fail to install the Alien::Gimp module. I'm new very to Perl and don't understand the error messages I'm getting. This is what my build.log file shows. ==> ...
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Can't download the Gimp module from cpanm because Pango-1.227 and Alien::Gimp Fail

I'm attempting to write some simple Perl with Gimp script. Following a tutorial that tells me to download the Gimp module. I'm very new to this but when I run the command sudo cpanm Gimp I get a ...
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XSane and ImageMagick automatically installed in my PC

While I was using GIMP, XSane and ImageMagick were automatically installed in my PC? GIMP has probably done it. How did GIMP installed them? GIMP did not even asked my permission. Similarly, few ...
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Compress all files to the “9” level with gimp

I created the scripts from Using Gimp to batch convert images to another format in Windows tip made by @forrest-voight. Can anyone tell me how I can add options to this script so that the maximum ...
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How Can I Make GIMP Zoom In/Out When I Hold CTRL and Scroll My Mouse Wheel?

I am using Gimp on Linux, and everything works great ... except mousewheel zoom. For some reason that I don't understand, I can't make my mousewheel (when CTRL is held down) zoom. As you can see, it ...
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How to load in very large multipage Tiff files

Not sure if this is the right site to post this question in, but hope it fits in well here. I have some very large (think 50kx50k+ pixel) multipage Tiff images I want to load into a program and ...
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NASA uses a program that takes their black and photos turned into color using a shade of gray for one particular [closed]

I have a a black & photo and I want to convert the shades of gray into individual colors. For example a storm cloud with all different shades of gray, I want to assign a shade of gray to one color ...
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GIMP: Setting default DPI when creating an image from clipboard

Is there a way to change the default DPI when creating an image from clipboard? On my old version of GIMP, it used to be 300 DPI, which I quite liked. After updating GIMP, it creates images from the ...
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How do I fix when GIMP Pencil/Paintbrush tools only draw in a grayscale gradient and are unresponsive to colour changes?

So the problem is that the brush tools in GIMP ignore color, and instead always draw in a gradient, going from black to white and vice versa, like so (drawn bottom to top): The error in a set of ...
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Creating symbolic link of xsane to GIMP's plug-in folder does not let use it as plug-in

As it is stated by the official xsane documentation, I created a symbolic link by the following command (in my case the folders are a bit different): ln -s /usr/bin/xsane /usr/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/ ...
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Gimp UI scaling on Windows: gtkrc menu background colour and icon sizes?

Gimp's default scaling on Windows sucks, so I have to manually scale it. I saw an existing answer, and tried to modify the "gtkrc" file of the dark theme. However, I could not find the ...
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How to measure length (in pixels) between multiple points on an image [closed]

I have a fairly high resolution map, with a known scale. How to measure the length in pixels between multiple points on an image? Straight line is simple, but how to do it when there are multiple ...
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How can I ideally be able to select between odd UX changes between versions of GIMP?

Today I stopped and realized that with GIMP's toolbox and the menus, I tried for easily fifteen minutes, and was utterly failing to use a color picker to pick one single pixel from an area. I am still ...
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Change colours of tools in GIMP 2.10

Is there a way to change to colours of the tool buttons in GIMP 2.10? I'm not keen on the grey buttons that do not contrast well with the gre background. I want to make them black so I can actually ...
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Automating Photo Editing: Cropping and resolution (GIMP as best option?) [duplicate]

For all of you that genuinely and kindly want to help, the next two paragraphs aren't for you. I thank you in advance for your helpfulness. The next two paragraphs are for moderators who are power ...
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GIMP Fill with clone/clone rectangle

I'd like to fill in a large region of a layer with a clone of a similar location in another layer/image. AFAICT the clone tool only supports use with a brush, and while both clone and fill support ...
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Layer visibility toggle shortcut in Gimp

I have a lot of layers in my image. I need to go through them one by one and rename each one. When I'm on the Layers toolbox I can hit F2 or Enter to quickly rename a layer. I would like to then make ...
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GIMP controls, icons too small

I recently installed the latest GIMP for Windows 10: GIMP 2.10.20 (revision 1) The controls and icons are very small, to the point that they're hard to read. Is there a way to make them bigger?
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Populate 'new' files from Windows context menu?

SOLVED: Please read the answer to see the full solution. Possible Error Messages: Gimp XFC image plug-In could not open image. Main Question(s): Windows 10 Context Menu (right-click/apps button→New→...
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Gimp: opening clipboard as new image, with correct pixel size / dimensions?

I often find myself having a picture in my clipboard, and then I want to quickly edit that in Gimp. So I ⌘+Tab to Gimp (using the latest Gimp on macOS Catalina) and do ⌘+N for New Image. Problem: it ...
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how to make snap package use system library?

I have some snap packages (for example gimp) use its own python interpreter. py2.7. In my own python-fu script I need to import numpy which is not available in this snap-package but available in ...
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Are there programs which will reverse the affect of printing something on colored paper?

Suppose that someone printed an 8.5 by 11 flyer out on a colored sheet of paper. For example, this person used paper which was lavender purple long before the paper it went into an office inkjet ...
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change the color of many layers in gimp

how can I change the color of many layers fast? Every layer is mostly transparent with an black icon . At first, how can I even change the color? I tried so many things but nothing can do it right. I ...
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Copy and paste does not work with free-selection tool in GIMP

I have started using GIMP 2.10.8 on Linux and want to cut an arbitrary piece of an image, copy, and paste it. All image editing programs support this except GIMP - why? Step-by-step reproduction of ...
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can't get gimp 2.10 blur/sharpen tool to work

Newbie using GIMP 2.10 on a Mac/Catalina: can't seem to make the burn/sharpen tool work - just have one layer and the image mode is RBG. Dodge/burn works fine so it seems like burn/sharpen would ...
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GIMP and github plugin issue

I have Gimp 2.10.14 on my Ubuntu 16.04 (32-bit) installed via flatpak. Since i wanted to make use of re-synthesizer plugin available from https://github.com/bootchk/resynthesizer i downloaded it and ...
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GIMP: script or macro to export cookie-cutter slices

I have a large image and I wish to define multiple disjoint regions to crop out and export to separate files. (to visualize the problem, imagine that you are printing sections of a quilt or tile wall, ...
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Given a printing of a monochrome bitmap image, how can I recover the bitmap?

I have a printout (scan, really) of what was originally a monochrome bitmap image. The pixels are clear enough that I can manually doodle in a reproduction of it in Paint or Gimp or some other image ...
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Huion 420 won't let me paint on GIMP

I've had my huion 420 tablet for about a year probably. Today I connected my tablet to my computer and opened GIMP and it won't let me use my tools. I can use the tools with the computer mouse just ...
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Gimp: paste image (from clipboard) as new layer, and crop document to that layer's size?

Using Gimp latest version (2.10) on macOS Catalina. I have an image in my clipboard. I switch to Gimp where I have a working document (image) open. How do I: paste the image from my clipboard as a ...
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How to print elongated pages

I have an ESP 3200 Kodak printer. It does a great job at printing however I am making skateboards and using heat transfer vinyl, and printing it in sections rather than a single page. I have recently ...
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How to edit .webm files or convert them to good quality .gif, to edit in GIMP

I have a short scene from some TV show in a .webm format. I wanted to edit it, to create a simple funny animation/meme. I know how to edit .gif in a GIMP frame by frame, so I thought about converting ...
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inkscape, gimp user interface unreadable in Debian bullseye

Since a couple of days or updates in debian the user interface of gimp and inkscape displays only hexadecimal code (boxes with numbers) and is so unusable. Didn't find anything that helped like "fc-...
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GIMP crashes when I try to load OpenEXR Multilayer FLoat(full) files

I have exported OpenEXR Multilayer RGBA Float (full) in ZIP codec from BLender, but when I want to open them in Gimp, it gives me this error message(it is in german sorry): But when I export it as ...
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How to remove transparent background in GIMP?

I've recently started using GIMP and I have the picture of a players with the grey and white pixels, and I'd like to remove the background so only the player is left, so I could fit him in any picture?...
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I have pictures of 2 graphs and I need to extract the curves, change colors and paste both on a same graph in order to compare them

so basically the title. Here's the graphs, so basically I need to compare both charts. I'd like to take the curve on one chart, change its color and paste it over the second one like on this chart ...
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Automate Gimp plug-in-lens-distortion correction

I performed a lens distortion filter, tuning it until I had the settings that would compensate for the wide angle lens. I want to automate this so that I can perform the correction from the command ...
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GIMP/Imagemagick: Breaking single images into multiple images

I have pulled the image files from this Gregg Shorthand resource site with the intent of using the shorthand figures in Anki flashcards to complement my study of the system. You will note that the ...
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How to convert an image of a document into a high contrast black and white image? [closed]

What I mean is, let's imagine I take a photograph of a document, diagram or whatever. Now if I put this photo into a document it feels weird, even though the background color is white it's not as ...
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How can I convert a HEIC file to a JPEG file, in Debian?

This question appears to address this https://askubuntu.com/questions/958355/any-app-on-ubuntu-to-open-and-or-convert-heif-pictures-heic-high-efficiency-i However, on Debian, adding the required ...
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How to enlarge Gimp UI font and icon size for HDPI screen?

I'm using Gimp for Mac on a 4k screen and the interface text and icons look tiny. How can I make it bigger?
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GIMP plugin crash

I'm trying to create a parchment-like image following this tutorial. Everything goes well until I reach step 8. I open Filters > Light and Shadow > Lightning effects... and set it up as required ...
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Is there any way to “Fit Layer to Canvas Size” in GIMP?

So after doing a bit of research, I am unable to find a command anywhere in Gimp 2.8.22 which will stretch my layer size to the size of my canvas, essentially the opposite of Image->Fit Canvas to ...

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