After a lengthy development process, GIMP 2.8 has finally been seen fit for release. After four years of GIMP 2.6, the 2.7 series of alphas and betas were upgraded to a 2.8 release candidate last month. The new version of GIMP comes with a lot of new features that are bound to please some of the programs more advanced and power users.
Firstly, the headline feature is a single window mode, bringing all the floating tool windows into one unified window. This is an optional addition though, and the original multi-window layout can still be used. There’s also a new way to group layers, useful for when you have a lot of different layers in one working image. Otherwise, you can now rotate brushes, add and edit text much easier, and rules for
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