As Drew phases out Adobe products for general use, we are exploring options to replace the functions previously offered by these products. For those of you who require image editing, conversion and creation, University Technology is pleased to announce that we are now supporting GIMP. GIMP is a feature-rich open source program that can do everything most people need to create and edit images for web sites, documents, posters and flyers. It is available free on the web from the GIMP website.

It’s easy to use GIMP easy to resize, edit and add text to images, or create images using paint and other features.

Among the features you’ll find:

  • Painting tools (brush, pencil, airbrush, clone, blend)
  • Advanced Manipulation tools (layers, including editable text layers, selection tools include straight and rounded rectangle, ellipse, free, and fuzzy)
  • Compatibility with with multiple file formats allows for conversion between maybe formats (bmp, gif, jpeg, mng, pcx, pdf, png, ps, psd, svg, tiff, tga, xpm, etc.)

To learn more take a look at their list of Features and Capabilities

Try it out: GIMP’s online tutorials can get you started quickly.

If you need help, please create a University Technology Support Request, or call the University Technology Service Center at (973) 408-4357, or x4357 on campus, to set up an appointment.



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