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Version 2.8.18

GIMP for Windows is much more than an image editor - it gives you most of the features of Adobe Photoshop, completely free

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Cat Ellis

GIMP is much more impressive than many full-price image-editing programs. Its premium-quality tools and support for plug-ins and layers make it the best free photo editor around.

Cat Ellis



GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a superb free alternative to Adobe Photoshop, and comes with a huge array of professional-quality functions for fine-tuning images and photos, and creating your own artwork from scratch.

It includes layers, highly customizable brushes, filters and automatic image-enhancement tools, and support for a huge number of plug-ins.

The best free photo-editing software 2016


Other versions

GIMP Portable



Scan and digitize old photos

Fix white balance in your photos

Edit summer holiday photos


Latest updates

The latest release introduces an optional single-window mode, so you don't have to deal with multiple images and toolbars each in their own window. You can navigate between different images using tabs.

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