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This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/2/2017.

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.

GIMP has many capabilities. 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.

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

C:\> choco install gimp --version 2.8.20

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

C:\> choco upgrade gimp --version 2.8.20


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'gimp'
      fileType       = 'exe'
      softwareName   = 'GIMP'
      checksum       = '4ad9ab85c969093810d4932b9574d9d82e0527263bcf37a042de1503c36111da'
      checksum64     = '4ad9ab85c969093810d4932b9574d9d82e0527263bcf37a042de1503c36111da'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
      # The installer contains both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of GIMP, and will automatically use the appropriate one.
      # Text quoted from <>, look below download buttons.
      url            = ''
      url64bit       = ''
      validExitCodes = @(0)
    $version = '2.8.20'
    $gimpRegistryPath = $(
    if (Test-Path $gimpRegistryPath) {
      $installedVersion = (
        Get-ItemProperty -Path $gimpRegistryPath -Name 'DisplayVersion'
    if ($installedVersion -eq $version) {
      Write-Output $(
        "GIMP $installedVersion is already installed. " +
        "Skipping download and installation."
    } else {
      Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'gimp'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $gimpRegistryPath = $(
    if (Test-Path $gimpRegistryPath) {
      $uninstallString = (
        Get-ItemProperty -Path $gimpRegistryPath -Name 'UninstallString'
    if ($uninstallString) {
      Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType `
        $installArgs $uninstallString

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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 224216 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 approved
GIMP 2.10.8 80704 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 approved
GIMP 2.10.6 54302 Tuesday, August 21, 2018 approved
GIMP 29590 Thursday, July 12, 2018 approved
GIMP 2.10.4 8745 Friday, July 6, 2018 approved
GIMP 2.10.2 34898 Sunday, May 27, 2018 approved
GIMP 35743 Thursday, May 10, 2018 approved
GIMP 2.10.0 22298 Thursday, May 3, 2018 approved
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