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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/19/2017.

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 2.8.22

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

C:\> choco upgrade gimp --version 2.8.22


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'gimp'
      fileType       = 'exe'
      softwareName   = 'GIMP'
      checksum       = 'a2e52129a28feec1ee3f22f5aaf9bdecbb02d51af6da408ace0a2ac2e0365c8b'
      checksum64     = 'a2e52129a28feec1ee3f22f5aaf9bdecbb02d51af6da408ace0a2ac2e0365c8b'
      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 = '2.8.22'
    $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 2.10.0 22160 Thursday, May 3, 2018 approved
GIMP 2.9-dev-20151208 2415 Tuesday, December 8, 2015 exempted
GIMP 120166 Saturday, October 21, 2017 approved
GIMP 2.8.22 51084 Friday, May 12, 2017 approved
GIMP 2.8.20 30171 Tuesday, February 7, 2017 approved
GIMP 32631 Wednesday, October 26, 2016 approved
GIMP 2.8.18 30590 Sunday, July 31, 2016 approved
GIMP 5360 Sunday, May 8, 2016 approved
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