Gimp 2.7 released for testing and we are Impressed with the outcome!!
Oct 19, 2010, 12:32 (5 Talkback[s])
"The latest version of Gimp, version 2.7.1 has been released for
testing purposes. Compared to its predecessors, it promises to
include a host of new features that were previously unavailable. It
seems that the developers of Gimp have finally started paying
attention to the requests of the community about the serious need
to include certain all important changes to the software, so that
it can rival its nearest contender and the established benchmark in
photo editing software, the almighty Photoshop from Adobe.
"Since we like to get our hands dirty with all kinds of new
software, we decided to try it out. Maverick Meerkat has just been
released and we thought that it would be a good idea to try the
latest release of Gimp on the latest release of Ubuntu. Ubuntu
stopped shipping Gimp as the default photo editing software from
Lucid. However it is still up for grabs in the default