The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is an open source software package for photo editing, image composition and image authoring. It has a lot of common tools such as:
- Layers - undo history - tools usch as curves, histograms, sharpening, epecial effects to improve photos
There are a lot of plugins and extensions available to add functionality to Gimp. There is even an animation add-on that allows animations to be created. GIMP is supported by a large online community through forums, support sites and tutorials.
GIMP is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS-X.
- Main Website: (http://www.gimp.org/) - GIMP for Windows: (http://gimp-win.sourceforge.net/) - Gimp for Mac: (http://gimp.org/macintosh/) (Lists a number of versions)