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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 7/17/2019.

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.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.


  • High Quality Photo Manipulation: retouching, restoring to creative composites etc.
  • Original Artwork Creation: power and flexibility to transform images into unique creations.
  • Graphic Design Elements: gIMP is used for producing icons, graphical design elements, and art for user interface components and mockups.
  • Programming Algorithms: high quality framework for scripted image manipulation, with multi-language support such as C, C++, Perl, Python, Scheme, and more
  • Desktop Publishing Workflow: color management features to ensure high-fidelity color reproduction across digital and printed media.
  • More features...


To install GIMP, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install gimp

To upgrade GIMP, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade gimp


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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • GIMP Team




Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
GIMP 2.10.10 224212 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 approved
GIMP 2.10.8 80687 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 approved
GIMP 2.10.6 54300 Tuesday, August 21, 2018 approved
GIMP 29588 Thursday, July 12, 2018 approved
GIMP 2.10.4 8744 Friday, July 6, 2018 approved
GIMP 2.10.2 34896 Sunday, May 27, 2018 approved
GIMP 35740 Thursday, May 10, 2018 approved
GIMP 2.10.0 22296 Thursday, May 3, 2018 approved
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