Articles Tagged imageeditors

Drawing is a Promising ‘Microsoft Paint’ Alternative for Linux (Updated)

Looking for a program like Microsoft Paint but for the Linux desktop? Check out the aptly named 'Drawing', a new GTK app that fills the gap.

31 July 2019
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GIMP 2.10.12 Released with Bug Fixes, Other Improvements

GIMP 2.10.12 has been released, so we recap the bug fixes and improved tools the update brings and show you how to upgrade GIMP on Ubuntu.

13 June 2019
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GIMP 2.9.6 Released with Experimental Multi-Threading Support

A new development release of graphics editor The GIMP is available to download — the first in over a year — and boy is it packing some big changes.

24 August 2017

Ubuntu Phone Now Has a Nifty, Native Photo Editing App

Ubuntu Phone finally has a photo editing app. Although early alpha quality, Instant FX for Ubuntu is already looking like an impressive app. And with so few native Ubuntu apps around, each one is truly appreciated. Now, […]

7 September 2016
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New GIMP Snapshot Released With Minor Fixes, Tweaks

A new unstable snapshot of image editor 'The GIMP' is available for download. GIMP 2.7.4 is likely to be the last development download ahead of the stable GIMP 2.8 release. More information, screenshots and download details inside.

14 December 2011
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DigiKam 1.6 released with new features, fixes

Open source image viewer-manager-editor app DigiKam has updated to version 1.6.

23 November 2010
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Darktable ‘Lightroom for Linux’ 0.7 released with new plugins, features

A new release of virtual light-table and darkroom application Darktable is available for download. New features, new plugins and even a user manual. Read on for more.

22 November 2010
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Using Google’s WebP image convertor in Ubuntu

Google today launched a developer preview of their new image format WebP which, they claim, can ‘reduce the byte size of photos on the web, allowing web sites to load faster than before.’

30 September 2010
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Darktable photography app hits 0.6.0, gains many new features

A new release of virtual light-table and darkroom application Darktable is available for download. The tool, aimed at photographers, allows you to manage “your digital negatives in a database and lets you view them through a zoomable light-table.” […]

29 August 2010
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Alchemy lets you draw using your voice, in the dark, more

Whilst most drawing applications seek to provide users with as many possible ways to edit and draw accurately as possible, Alchemy doesn’t. The Java-based application seeks to give users ‘a way to explore and experiment with […]

8 August 2010
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Trimage Image Compressor Optimizes Your Photos

Trimage image compressor will losslessly optimise PNG and JPG files in a snap. Available with both GUI and command-line interfaces, the application optimizes images via optipng, advpng and jpegoptim, depending on the filetype. The interface was inspired by […]

25 June 2010
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See Ya F-Spot! Shotwell to be default Image App in Ubuntu 10.10

Although F-Spot currently maintains the comfortable position as the default image management and editing application in Ubuntu 10.04, Maverick will see the much-derided application dethroned in favour of photo management application Shotwell. The decision, confirmed […]

13 May 2010