GIMP is the most popular
free graphic editor.

  • Windows
  • Mac OS
  • Linux

New GIMP for Windows

For Win: XP SP3, Vista, 8 и 8.1 (on RT not work). ~86 Mb.

GIMP — is a free editor for photos and drawing, in which you can work professionally. Here's what else you may need after you install a photo editor:


GIMP for Mac OS

Currently there are two main installers:

A GIMP 2.8 DMG installer by Clayton Walker, stock GIMP build without any add-ons. Just open the downloaded DMG and drag "" into your "Applications" folder.

A build by Simone Karin Lehmann, with some extra plug-ins and changes.

Download GIMP 2.8 from

GIMP for Linux

GIMP is very common in Linux and pre-installed on most diitributivov, but if your system it does not, it can be corrected by typing a few words in the terminal.

Ubuntu, Debian, Mint

Ubuntu or Debian users can run apt-get install gimp to install GIMP. Ubuntu users may also install GIMP from Software Centre, this includes recent GIMP versions from PPAs.


SUSE users can install GIMP by running yast -i gimp gimp or zypper in gimp, depending on the distribution version.


Similarly to the above, Fedora users can install GIMP by running yum install gimp.

Source codes are open, if you are interested in this…

Why exactly GIMP?

GIMP is a free, flexible and easy to install software. This graphic editor has been created for the millions of the users and is used for drawing, graphic designing as well as the web designing.

Flexible adjustment of the interface

Setting up the interface

Almost everything can be adjusted in the GIMP software: from the sketch size and to the delicate adjustment of the work area.

The operating board components can be grouped, moved and changed the way you like. Moreover, you can also apply different theme design elements.

GIMP brushes

GIMP brushes

GIMP interacts well with the graphic tablets while all the drawing tools support the drawing dynamics function.

You can set the shake intensity with the help of the brush pressing force and the motion speed.



The editor has been translated into a great number of languages.

GIMP defines the operating system language by the installation and begins to communicate with the user in his native language.

A few more words about GIMP:

GIMP brushes possess the drawing dynamics; it means that all the drawing tools can change their rigidity, color and size depending on the brush pressing force and the motion speed.

Graphic tabletMoreover, the free GIMP graphic editor perfectly interacts with the graphic tablets.

The editor is supplied with the source software codes under the terms of GNU GPL License. This means that Gimp is absolutely free of charge and accessible for everyone.

The graphic editor is multilangual. Gimp defines the operating system language by the installation.

The software developers optimize the GIMP code for faster and more reliable functioning.

GEGL GIMP logoThe new intensely implemented GEGL rendering-engine has been worked out. GEGL is to solve many problems concerning the professional software implementation. Moreover, this rendering-engine will work much faster than the current one.

And, finally, the most important task for the developers is to give the free, reliable, qualitative and fast product that will fit for use.


Besides the possibility to download free GIMP, you will find a section with FAQs for the beginners, the best brushes, various frames and plug-ins on our website. Also you can learn about the possibilities of GIMP, see the gallery of works made in this graphics editor and download costumes, calendars and templates free.

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