Category: GIMP

  • How to Crop in GIMP

    Cropping is a simple yet effective way to get the most out of every image. GIMP, short for GNU Image Manipulation Program, can help you crop any image quickly and easily. This blog post will cover exactly how to use GIMP’s intuitive cropping tool and discuss some best practices for making those finishing touches count. […]

  • How to Draw a Line in GIMP

    Did you know that drawing a straight line on Gimp is similar to the process used on another raster editing software called Photoshop? Drawing a line in Gimp is quite simple; you just need to choose your favorite brush tool, click the line’s starting point while holding down the Shift key, then drag the cursor […]

  • How to Curve Text in GIMP

    GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is a free, open-source raster graphics software that allows you to manipulate and enhance your images. One of the many features that GIMP offers is the ability to curve text. Curving text adds a creative and visually appealing element to your design. Gimp users can curve texts using the tools […]

  • How to Save GIMP as PNG

    You may be trying to save your Gimp image as PNG, and it just isn’t working; you’re not alone because it happens to even the best of us. The experts that made Gimp restricted the saving format to XCF and then relocated the saving processes for other image formats. When you realize that the “Save” […]

  • How to Draw on GIMP

    Gimp is a great software that can manipulate an image to almost any degree. With Gimp software, you can retouch your images and create realistic collages. Gimp has amazing tools, such as a brush that helps with digital drawing. The newer version of Gimp (Gimp 2.10) has an impressive Mypaint library for realistic paint effects. […]

  • What is an Alpha Channel in GIMP?

    An Alpha Channel is one of the powerful tools made available to Gimp users. The Alpha Channel can be used for several tasks on Gimp, but it is especially important when drawing lines using Gimp. A grayscale image the same size as the layer that represents a layer’s transparency is called the alpha channel for […]

  • How to Outline an Image in GIMP

    Gimp has several tools that allow you to outline an image depending on your desired effect. You can add a border to your image, add a 3D outline, or add edge detection to your image. There is almost no limitation to what you can do to your image after you outline them using Gimp tools. […]

  • How to Draw a Circle in GIMP

    Gimp is a powerful raster software tool to edit images and carry out other related tasks. Gimp has many features and tools that allow you to draw a circle. Gimp is often compared to Adobe photoshop. Drawing a circle is an essential task for any editor. In Gimp, the ellipse selection is the tool that […]

  • How to Save as JPG in GIMP

    In Gimp, the standard file format is XCF. However, the XCF format is only used when editing images on Gimp. However, when the image is worked on, it has to be converted into a standard format that can be used elsewhere. This is where the knowledge of exporting your images as JPG becomes important. Saving […]

  • How to Move Text in GIMP

    Moving texts in GIMP can be achieved using two methods. One of the methods of moving a text involves the use of the move tool, and the other involves the use of the text tool. Both methods will be explained in this article. So you just finished creating a text but are stuck because you need to move […]