NewMedia.com: Linux Does Graphics

[ Thanks to Christopher Fitch for this
link. ]

“Although it was not created to work with images and
graphics, as the Mac OS and BeOS were, Linux can nonetheless be a
useful tool
for media managers who want a rock-solid,
high-performance operating system. While Linux does not currently
support many of the professional-level rich media tools available
for Windows and Mac OS, it is a more stable operating system — and
it supports a decent selection of image-creation and
graphics-manipulation tools.”

“While GIMP may not be the most advanced image-manipulation
program on the planet, it should satisfy most users.”

“Expect the numbers of rich-media software developers entering
the Linux marketplace to increase as they recognize the market
potential of its 8 million users.”

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