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Presswire:EventLoop advances the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) with Be Operating System

Jun 29, 1999, 00:32 (5 Talkback[s])

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"EventLoop is pleased to announce the porting of the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) to the new BeOS an operating system designed for digital media applications on desktop computers and Internet appliances. This application will bring powerful image editing and creation tools solutions to the BeOS desktopBeOS users. GIMP is a photo manipulation and digital painting package supporting many of the features of mainstream commercial products. GIMP is a community- developed free software product that currently runs on UNIX platforms. Under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL), EventLoop's porting modifications will be contributed back to the community."

"We think porting GIMP to BeOS will help refine and polish GIMP further, which will increase it's user base on all platforms. We will be contributing code and user testing to the free software community, and that is obviously very exciting for us," said Shawn T. Amundson, Chief Technology Officer of EventLoop..."

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