GIMPshop
GIMPshop
389

4.6

GIMPshop free download for Mac

GIMPshop for Mac389

05 June 2006

Photoshop-style version of GIMP.

What is GIMPshop for Mac

Note: GIMPshop is no longer under development and the developer provides no support for it.

GIMPshop is a Gimp modification that features menu layouts, dialogs and naming conventions similar to those found in Adobe Photoshop. Photoshop users should feel right at home using Gimpshop. The Gimp, on which Gimpshop is based, is a powerful, open-source image editing application. For more info on the Gimp see this page. Gimpshop is essentially the same program with some cosmetic changes.

What's new in GIMPshop

Note: Although Finder indicates that this is version 389, the developer states that this is version 2.2.11

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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Jul 19 2010
2.2.11
0.0
Jul 19 2010
0.0
Version: 2.2.11
GIMPshop can be installed on Snow Leopard, but you have to replace some libraries that don't work with the new version of X11. go to: http://www.strayprocess.com/blog/gimpshop-snow-leopard for instructions. The libraries are at: http://www.strayprocess.com/files/blog/libraries.zip DISCLAIMER: I am not associated with strayprocess in any way. All credit goes to "bobbyn."
Nirsus
Nirsus
Apr 27 2010
2.2.11
0.0
Apr 27 2010
0.0
Version: 2.2.11
This app does not currently work under Snow Leopard 10.6.3/X11 2.3.5. It attempts to cache fonts and then crashes.
Gabrielu
Gabrielu
Sep 10 2009
2.2.11
0.0
Sep 10 2009
0.0
Version: 2.2.11
Just so you guys know, version 2.2.11 won't start under Snow Leopard either.
Bigdave56
Bigdave56
Feb 21 2008
2.2.11
0.0
Feb 21 2008
0.0
Version: 2.2.11
Forget Gimpshop under Leopard for the time being. It crashes every time. Ironically, this is actually an improvement, as since Leopard/X11 change, it wouldn't even launch except for parking its icon in the dock. I blame this on the new X11 as included in Leopard. Just got (finally) the 2.4 PPC version of Gimp running on my 1.2ghz iBook after the 10.5.2 and x.org X11-1.2.4 updates, so I will be using that while I watch for a Leopard-usable version of Gimpshop, hopefully based on the 2.4.x Gimp. Apple doesn't appear to have done a whole lot to assure X11 functionality under 10.5.2. Guess they expect you to spend $600 for P-shop. Ain't happenin'...
Aetnaria
Aetnaria
Nov 17 2007
2.2.11
0.0
Nov 17 2007
0.0
Version: 2.2.11
After 'caching fonts...' for awhile, it states that "Gimp-2.2 has unexpectedly quit". I've heard that this has to do with Leopard's new X11 implementation, to which a solution is posted at: http://www.x.org/wiki/XDarwin I must be mucking something up though, since it still gives me the same error afterwords. Running Gimpshop 2.2.11 and Leopard 10.5.1 on a mac book pro duo.
Sea-Mac
Sea-Mac
Oct 2 2007
2.2.11
0.0
Oct 2 2007
0.0
Version: 2.2.11
Download link is DEAD ... I would love to try it!
M-Rick
M-Rick
May 28 2007
2.2.11
0.0
May 28 2007
0.0
Version: 2.2.11
Try LiveQuartz http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/18064 More more Mac OS X. If you need a more complete Photoshop like, then try Pixel (not free) http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/18055/pixel
Planet
Planet
Mar 23 2007
2.2.11
4.0
Mar 23 2007
4.0
Version: 2.2.11
Over more than one year ago I sent a suspicious Photoshop 6 copy I acquired at *B*y to Adobe, because they claimed this kind of copies are illegal. Neither got my CD back nor any response since, it's a pity. Therefore I used legal PSE 2 and 3, and with the Earthbound light extension it still works fine for me. Gimpshop is a big step forward, the most shortcuts for tools working exacly like in PS and PSE for MS-Windows because the command-key is at the control-key. On my 1.2 Ghz G4 with 1.2 GB RAM Gimpshop works fast and stable and the best news is the brand-new free UFRaw plugin: http://ufraw.sourceforge.net/Install.html#Mac Although Mac Gimpshops development has a delay compared to the Linux version, it's a very good tool for private use and we can really look forward to the plugins like Refocus, Wideangle Lens, CMYK - and maybe someone who will spent some work on this somewhat elaborate interface. Gimpshop didn't replaced my PSE yet but I'm working on it. Thank you very much!
Heathermason
Heathermason
Jan 22 2007
2.2.11
5.0
Jan 22 2007
5.0
Version: 2.2.11
I love this. I actually deleted Photo Shop Elements after a few hours of using this wonderful piece of software.
Rumplestiltskin
Rumplestiltskin
Dec 21 2006
2.2.11
0.0
Dec 21 2006
0.0
Version: 2.2.11
This is being written with only about 15 minutes of experience with the app. Seems to run very well on my Intel iMac (early 2006). Don't see any "RAW" support but I've not read the docs at all and I should RTFM before complaining, right? I like the Photoshop key equivalents; If I'm going to learn something beyond iPhoto, it might as well have a similar-to-PS UI, right? I ran the "yellow cursor" fix before running anything; can't say whether I had the problem or not before - never saw it in other X11 apps. re: Copying between the app and OSX clipboard - very nice. I'll try to learn more and post a review soon. At first blush, however, maybe I don't even need Photoshop? :D
Mac0852
Mac0852
Aug 8 2006
2.2.11
0.0
Aug 8 2006
0.0
Version: 2.2.11
This program works great for me. There are some downloads for different versions over at www.gimpshop.com and also a forum for people to ask questions on
Kwojniak
Kwojniak
Jul 25 2006
2.2.11
4.8
Jul 25 2006
4.8
Version: 2.2.11
This is fast on my MacBook, compared to Photoshop in Rosetta ;) So far opens all my PSDs. I'm impressed. Although I can't figure out how to edit text...
Guest
Guest
Jun 26 2006
2.2.11
0.0
Jun 26 2006
0.0
Version: 2.2.11
The url seems to be to have been moved. It is now at .
Tomb1
Tomb1
Jun 6 2006
2.2.11
0.0
Jun 6 2006
0.0
Version: 2.2.11
Ditto on the X11 problem.
Jamiemichelle
Jamiemichelle
May 8 2006
2.2.10
0.0
May 8 2006
0.0
Version: 2.2.10
I have been having problems with this! I try to install X11 but when I do it wont let me and it says it says "Newer software already exsits on your computer" but when I run GIMPshop it says in requires X11... Im so confused on what to do. Can you please reply if you know, or email me (retrorock@gamil.com")
Piako
Piako
Jan 25 2006
.2b
2.5
Jan 25 2006
2.5
Version: .2b
didn't work. got into app then hid command h came back later and it didn't update the windows = semi froze. if you have gimp i didn't notice what was different. didn't work.
Guest
Guest
Sep 15 2005
.2b
5.0
Sep 15 2005
5.0
Version: .2b
i love the idea of an open source "photo shop" like program....but where and how do i effin import stuff? i'm a computer illiterate, far from it...i use to fix lap tops for a living, but like most linux type things...you don't give much help to us "point" and "clickers." i will go all out on it once i figure out how to import all my pictures in it, but if i can't figure it out i doubt any new-b will be able to. we are spoiled from "brose button" and "import buttons" some one drop me a line my email is "hisroyalsexiness@hotmail.com"
Guest
Guest
Aug 23 2005
.2b
5.0
Aug 23 2005
5.0
Version: .2b
Downloaded GIMPShop + X11 from macupdate.com X11 says 'You cannot install X11 on this volume. Newer Software already exists on your computer.' GIMPShop [version 2b] says 'Failed to start X11. Gimp.app requires Apple's X11' Running OS X 10.4.2. Help! What gives?
Guest
Guest
Aug 7 2005
.2b
5.0
Aug 7 2005
5.0
Version: .2b
This is a great drawing,painting and image manipulation prgram.The progam is an X11 program so some of the keyboard shortcut are different but, most are simply ?Key switched to control key menus are positioned at the top of window not the screen .Their are tons of tools,filters and other goodies all great. The price is also perfect $0.Sadly i dont use GIMP anymore the Photo Shop torrent i was using finished...Kidding!?
Guest
Guest
Jun 24 2005
.2b
0.0
Jun 24 2005
0.0
Version: .2b
I found that the interface is difficult to use. If you can add Themes to it maybe it could be better. Enjoy the fact that there is such a thing out there. Tho it would be better if you diden't have to use the X11 interface. I hope that if you continue this development that you can somehow keep it under 100.00 dollars or less. I know I would be willing to buy a copy if it is price like that. Photoshop has all the bells and whistles but I don't always need ALL the bells and whistles. Maybe if you have a way to edit photos for joe's out there but then there is the professional version. Thanks
Guest
Guest
Jun 15 2005
.2b
5.0
Jun 15 2005
5.0
Version: .2b
It dosent look like photoshop , Im still trying to figure out if there is some kind of seting, plug in, skin or something. No laso ,Not good . Any one know how to solve this? I would love to know.....
Guest
Guest
May 31 2005
.2b
5.0
May 31 2005
5.0
Version: .2b
This is pretty much the only workable alternative to Photoshop for me (although somewhat limited). It a very powerful programme, but it being X11 etc. it still doesn't feel close an OS X application. There's got to be some way to change those shortcuts to COMMAND+KEY rather than CONTROL+KEY, (tried it for now X11 doesn't seem to recognize the command key. I can live with X11, but the biggest drawback for me is that my Japanese input is simply gone there, and so I can't fully use GIMPshop for many things I'd like to use it for...
Guest
Guest
May 5 2005
.2b
0.0
May 5 2005
0.0
Version: .2b
I've been hankering for a free, powerful PS-like program for years and GIMPshop fits the bill perfectly. Yes it's a little rough around the edges but free free free free free. Also, free.
Guest
Guest
May 2 2005
.2b
5.0
May 2 2005
5.0
Version: .2b
Not that great. -It runs slow -it dosent even have a regular polygon lasso tool -runs off X11 which kind of sucks
Guest
Guest
Apr 9 2005
.2b
5.0
Apr 9 2005
5.0
Version: .2b
Mark 'Seashore' Pazolli should hook up with Scott.
Guest
Guest
Apr 9 2005
.2b
5.0
Apr 9 2005
5.0
Version: .2b
Impossible to untar. It took me an infinite amount of time to untar the file (using Stuffit Delux). In fact, being sure it won't open at all, I have chosen to take a short walk and was quite amazed to recover the lost dmg file upon returning home. I have not tested it yet, but I like very much the underlying idea and the efforts.
Guest
Guest
Apr 6 2005
.2b
5.0
Apr 6 2005
5.0
Version: .2b
The .2b update runs fine. Two thumbs up!
Reverb
Reverb
Apr 6 2005
.2b
0.0
Apr 6 2005
0.0
Version: .2b
The first time you use it, GimpShop can take a LONG time to start up. If you get a blank gray box, just wait a minute or two.
Guest
Guest
Apr 6 2005
.2b
5.0
Apr 6 2005
5.0
Version: .2b
I, too, hope to see this evolve to something more like NeoOffice, an OpenOffice build that runs in the native Mac OS environment without X11. However, I am also hopeful that the new Core Image functionality in OS X.4 (Tiger) will enable new contenders to take on Photoshop with a fully Cocoa product.
Guest
Guest
Apr 6 2005
.2b
5.0
Apr 6 2005
5.0
Version: .2b
Make it Cocoa...COCOA....as with Adobe Photoshop's new "verification" there is now a real need for Gimp to be developed Native in Mac OS X. Let's get on with this already......PLEASE!!!
Guest
Guest
Apr 5 2005
1.0b
5.0
Apr 5 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0b
Downloaded ok, installed ok. Experienced the very long initial bootup, followed by a series of questions to personalize the installation. Followed the "read me" exactly. Upon initial activation, received two "toolboxes" on the screen, but no GIMPshop menus at top of window. Closed out, restarted the software. Not able to get menus, "toolboxes" no longer appear, nothing. Tried this on 3 separate computers with OSX. Nothing appears except the name GIMP in the menu bar, but no menus.
Guest
Guest
Apr 5 2005
1.0b
5.0
Apr 5 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0b
Loads for a few seconds, says 'caching fonts' then closes.
Guest
Guest
Apr 5 2005
1.0b
5.0
Apr 5 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0b
I am a long time photoshop user who has for a long time been trying to switch to the GIMP, but I have always found it to cumbersome. It slowed me down way to much. WIth this version, it seems to finally make sense. tools work like you would expect. Menus have structure. I can't justify purchasing photoshop after giving this a whirl. -As for it crashing on startup: It takes a long time to load the first time. It is setting up your system. Just walk away for a few minutes and come back.
Guest
Guest
Apr 4 2005
1.0b
5.0
Apr 4 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0b
Why not hack the Gimp.app source, so it can be run without X11?
Reverb
Reverb
Apr 4 2005
1.0b
0.0
Apr 4 2005
0.0
Version: 1.0b
Freezes or crashes for me during startup. The developer's site says that a bug fix version is forthcoming.
Guest
Guest
Apr 4 2005
1.0b
5.0
Apr 4 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0b
Awesome project. Adobe is more and more arrogant and M$ like >:-(
Guest
Guest
Apr 4 2005
1.0b
5.0
Apr 4 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0b
pretty good. keep it up, it need a lot of work.
Free

4.6

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
  • Apple X11

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