GIMP
GIMP
2.10.22

4.2

GIMP free download for Mac

GIMP for Mac

29 December 2020

Powerful, free image editing application; now a native Mac app.

What is GIMP for Mac

GIMP is a multi-platform photo manipulation tool. GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. The GIMP is suitable for a variety of image manipulation tasks, including photo retouching, image composition, and image construction.

GIMP has many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.

GIMP is expandable and extensible. It is designed to be augmented with plug-ins and extensions to do just about anything. The advanced scripting interface allows everything from the simplest task to the most complex image manipulation procedures to be easily scripted.

What's new in GIMP

Version 2.10.22:
Core:
  • Verbose version information (`gimp-2.10 -v` on command line, or debug output) now displays Flatpak related information when available. This is especially useful for debugging (such as the exact Flatpak build hash, the runtime version, the installed Flatpak extensions, permissions, etc.).
  • OpenCL settings has now been moved to the Playground tab in Preferences.
  • On stable builds, "Playground" tab is now visible in Preferences if any of the experimental features has been enabled, even without the CLI option `--show-playground`.
Tools:
  • "gegl:matting-levin" now the default engine of Foreground Select tool (when present, as it is an optional feature) as it performs a lot better.
  • GEGL operations now display a "Sample merged" checkbox in Tool Options. This will be used when the operation allows to pick a color (hence one can pick from the edited layer or from visible data).
  • "Sample merged" now defaults to being activated in Color Picker and GEGL tools as it seems the less confusing for beginners who don't know of the option yet (according to a small poll we ran).
  • User interface:
  • In GimpSpinButton, don't propagate Enter key-press events if updating the spin-button's value in response changes the entered text. This prevents confirming dialogs when hitting Enter after entering a math expression in size entries, updating their value instead.
  • Likewise, don't propagate Escape key-press events if a new value was entered, and restore the original value instead.
  • GimpMemSizeEntry improved to show appropriate binary prefixes (kibibyte, mebibyte and gibibyte) instead of decimal ones, to round properly when using higher units, and to not lose accuracy when possible when displaying in higher units.
  • Several of the biggest pages of the Preferences dialog are now scrollable, allowing the dialog to fit on smaller displays.
Plug-ins:
  • Add a new GIMP_EXPORT_NEEDS_CROP export capability, which causes gimp_export_image() to crop the exported image content to the image bounds; this is useful for formats that support layers, but have no concept of global image bounds, hence cropping is the only way to enforce the image bounds.
  • When showing the export dialog, give an option to either crop the layers to the image bounds, or to resize the image to fit the layers.
  • Content type `image/webp` is now recognized (and not only `image/x-webp` as both seem to be in used and this format is unfortunately not yet listed in IANA media types (so various content types are in use, no clear standard apparently).
  • DDS import is now a bit more permissive, allowing to load some files with invalid header flags regarding compression, while we are able to know the right compression from other flags. This allows to recover invalid DDS files exported by other software.
  • JPEG detection improved to be more generic and reliable.
HEIF support improvements:
  • AVIF importing and exporting added (requires libheif 1.8.0+)
  • 10/12-bit importing and exporting now available for HEIC/AVIF
  • NCLX color profile import (link with LittleCMS)
  • Metadata support when importing
  • "Lossless" option is now called "Nearly lossless (YUV420 format)" because this is actually what it is, hence previous naming was misleading.
TIFF support improvements:
  • Add an option to crop the layers to the image bounds when exporting individual layers (using GIMP_EXPORT_NEEDS_CROP), since TIFF has no concept of global image bounds otherwise. Cropping is enabled by default.
  • TIFF export will not override "DocumentName" metadata tag anymore.
  • Stop writing file paths into TIFF DocumentNames as file paths can contain confidential information such as usernames and directory structures, making the previous behaviour a potential privacy and security risk.
  • Fix a file descriptor leak case which may have prevented a file from being opened on Windows.
Multiple improvements in the PSP import plug-in:
  • Support reading raster layers of PSP version > 6,
  • Support reading 16-bit integer PSP files,
  • Support reading grayscale and indexed PSP files,
  • Support PSP images with zero-length layer names,
  • Fix wrong layer offset of layers,
  • Fix reading layer names with high bit ASCII characters,
  • Fix incorrect loading of PSP images with uncompressed channel data,
  • Fix reading of creator block data of PSP images,
  • Better error messages describing yet unsupported features,
  • Improve reader stability by always using the block/chunk length.
  • Spyrogimp now works on Grayscale images and clutters less the undo history.
  • "Orientation" metadata is now reset whether you accepted to rotate the image or not when importing an image.
  • XPM does not export a "None" (transparent) color when unused.
  • BMP always include color masks when exporting BMP with color space info, as mandated by BITMAPV5HEADER specification.
Debugging:
  • Add progressive performance logs: progressive logs contain complete information after each recorded sample, by writing partial address maps at each sample, containing all new addresses introduced by the sample.
  • This allows recording complete logs even in cases where they can't be properly terminated, such as when GIMP crashes or freezes in the middle of the log.
  • Progressive logs are disabled by default, since they potentially increase the sampling cost. They can be enabled through a toggle in the log file-dialog, or through GIMP_PERFORMANCE_LOG_PROGRESSIVE environment variable.
  • Performance log viewer can now process progressive performance logs too.
  • Allow controlling performance-log parameters through the UI.
Build:
  • New `distcheck` step in Continuous Integration.
Bug fixes:
  • #2275, #2668, #2874, #3481, #3868, #4061, #4155, #4328, #4505, #4536, #4560, #4816, #5043, #5069, #5208, #5219, #5226, #5232, #5274, #5275, #5357, #5358, #5472, #5530, #5584, #5592, #5623, #5630, #5651
Translation updates:
  • Basque, Catalan, Chinese (China), Croatian, Danish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Developers/contributors:
  • Daniel a Simona Novomeská, David A. Russo, Elad Shahar, Ell, Jacob Boerema, Jehan Pages, Liam Quin, lillolollo, luz.paz, Michael Natterer, Michael Schumacher, Øyvind Kolås, Peter Oliver, Simon McVittie
Translators:
  • Alan01, Alexandre Prokoudine, Anders Jonsson, Asier Sarasua Garmendia, Baurzhan Muftakhidinov, Boyuan Yang, Christian Kirbach, Daniel Mustieles García, Jordi Mas, Julien Hardelin, Marco Ciampa, milotype, Rodrigo Lledó Milanca, Piotr Drąg, Sabri Ünal, sicklylife, Stephan Woidowski, Tim Sabsch, Yuri Chornoivan
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anonymous-bee-5423
anonymous-bee-5423
Sep 2 2020
2.10.14
1.0
Sep 2 2020
1.0
Version: 2.10.14
This is the worst programm i've ever used in my life. Never will I recommend this idiotic piece of shit to anyone in this universe. Please remove this pile of garbage from the internet!
helloweekendvice
helloweekendvice
Aug 21 2020
2.10.14
1.0
Aug 21 2020
1.0
Version: 2.10.14
just get photoshop. this absolutely sucks.
featherpeacock2
featherpeacock2
May 5 2020
2.10.14
0.0
May 5 2020
0.0
Version: 2.10.14
when will the update be available
arprevatte65
arprevatte65
Apr 27 2020
2.10.14
2.0
Apr 27 2020
2.0
Version: 2.10.14
This review is for 2. 10. 14. This photo editor is like a person with a darker complicated personality. You can figure out how to interact with them but you never know if they will go along with what you. want to do. This program is always doing weird and odd sh*t. Slow and always complaining and whining about having to do basic crap like crop and save a file. It continually pops up messages about how it can't save or it can't do a requested job. It lies about its pixels. To work this program is like being in a relationship with a bipolar person.
fcarenza560
fcarenza560
Mar 27 2020
2.10.14
2.0
Mar 27 2020
2.0
Version: 2.10.14
Tremendous problems opening Raw images created by Sony Cameras.
Aapple
Aapple
Mar 5 2020
2.10.18
0.0
Mar 5 2020
0.0
Version: 2.10.18
Note that 2.10.18 is not yet available for download. The link here takes you to 2.10.14.
judgebath2000
judgebath2000
Jan 22 2020
2.10.14
5.0
Jan 22 2020
5.0
Version: 2.10.14
I have just downloaded The Gimp. I have not had time to try it yet, but I do have project that I think that will do the job well. I have a photo of a very close relative that died 32 years ago. This photo was the last photo ever taken of him. Unfortunately, the photo was left on a windowsill and the sun has bleached out much of the colour. I do have other photos of him from which I can get an accurate colour match of his skin tone. I’ll keep you informed on the progress I make. Any tips or ideas please let me know.
ric5456857
ric5456857
Jan 2 2020
2.10.14
5.0
Jan 2 2020
5.0
Version: 2.10.14
I have been sick and haven’t had much chance too tack a good look at it. I have lots of raw photos to look at . Ty
ibjp2004
ibjp2004
Nov 19 2019
2.10.14
0.0
Nov 19 2019
0.0
Version: 2.10.14
New at this...what version of GIMP for Mac El Capitain? How do I get BIMP plugins to work for watermarks & batch manipulation?
DragonMaster
DragonMaster
Nov 3 2019
2.10.14
5.0
Nov 3 2019
5.0
Version: 2.10.14
Digital Artist? Good, get this app you will love it!
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  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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