Gimp 2.8.18 Stable Version Dirilis, Kini Tersedia di PPA untuk Ubuntu dan Linux Mint

Sabtu, 05 November 2016

GIMP adalah alat manipulasi gambar singkatan dari GNU Image Manipulation Program. GIMP cukup populer karena support di banyak sistem operasi dan distribusikan secara bebas / gratis. Saat ini versi stabil 2.8.18 sudah dirilis dan kalian bisa mendapatkannya via PPA sehingga akan lebih mudah.


Features Highlights:
  • Full suite of painting tools including brushes, a pencil, an airbrush, cloning, etc.
  • Tile-based memory management so image size is limited only by available disk space
  • Sub-pixel sampling for all paint tools for high-quality anti-aliasing
  • Full Alpha channel support
  • Layers and channels
  • A procedural database for calling internal GIMP functions from external programs, such as Script-Fu
  • Advanced scripting capabilities
  • Multiple undo/redo (limited only by disk space)
  • Transformation tools including rotate, scale, shear and flip
  • File formats supported include GIF, JPEG, PNG, XPM, TIFF, TGA, MPEG, PS, PDF, PCX, BMP and many others
  • Selection tools including rectangle, ellipse, free, fuzzy, bezier and intelligent
  • Plug-ins that allow for the easy addition of new file formats and new effect filters

Changelog Gimp 2.8.18 :
  • Core: Initialize fontconfig cache in separate thread to keep GUI responsive on first startup
  • Core: Properly recognize layer masks as deactivated, e.g. for moving layers
  • Core: Create $XDG_DATA_HOME if it doesn't exist
  • Core: (CVE-2016-4994) Multiple Use-After-Free when parsing XCF channel and layer properties
  • Core: Fix progress access to prevent crash on rapid sequence of commands
  • Core: Fix crash in gimp-gradient-segment-range-move
  • GUI: Disable color picker buttons on OS X to prevent a GUI lockup
  • GUI: Disable "new-style" full-screen mode on OS X to prevent a crash
  • GUI: Pulsing progress bar in splash screen to indicate unknown durations
  • GUI: Fix gamut warning color for lcms display filter
  • GUI: Fix unbolding of bold font on edit
  • GUI: Prevent accidental renaming of wrong adjacent item
  • Plug-ins: Fix crash on sRGB JPEG image drag & drop
  • Plug-ins: Fix ambiguous octal-escaped output of c-source
  • Plug-ins: Fix KISS CEL export
  • Plug-ins: Fix progress bar for file-compressor
  • Plug-ins: Make Script-Fu regex match return proper character indexes for Unicode characters
  • Plug-ins: Fix Script-Fu modulo for large numbers
  • General: Documentation updates
  • General: Bug fixes
  • General: Translation updates
Cara instalasi via PPA :
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gimp gimp-gmic gmic gimp-resynthesizer gimp-plugin-registry -y

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