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View Poll Results: Graphics App of the Year
GIMP 726 72.82%
Scribus 67 6.72%
gPhoto 16 1.60%
Blender 73 7.32%
Inkscape 81 8.12%
ImageMagick 34 3.41%
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Old 01-27-2005, 08:50 PM   #61
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GIMP due to its low memory requirements ... tear off menus ... & pressure-colour-rate- & something else - sensitive brushes .. no other program I know has such great pressure sensitive brushes ... :-)
Old 01-27-2005, 09:06 PM   #62
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Well my kids would vote for Tux Paint

And so would I

I get hours of peace when they've hijacked my computer to use it
Old 02-01-2005, 01:43 AM   #63
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Hey, where's Tux Paint !?
Old 02-01-2005, 03:14 AM   #64
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My preferred graphic softwares are Gimp and Inkscape.
Old 02-01-2005, 09:36 AM   #65
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I agree with bitpicker (post #15). I'm going to vote for Inkscape, but really it's the combination of Inkscape and The GIMP together that I love.

I'm curious about Scribus now though, so I'll have to check it out!
Old 02-01-2005, 09:40 AM   #66
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Pov Ray ?!
Old 02-01-2005, 09:55 AM   #67
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yay Inkscape.
Old 02-01-2005, 10:38 PM   #68
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you can do ........................................................................ with:

Old 02-01-2005, 11:54 PM   #69
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Gimp 2.2
Old 02-02-2005, 05:44 AM   #70
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C'mon, Scribus is the DTP software, I don't think it should be here.
I like it but, he he, vote for the GIMP.
Old 02-03-2005, 02:59 AM   #71
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may be imagemagick
Old 02-04-2005, 03:22 AM   #72
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a good inkscape is the future?
Old 03-31-2005, 10:10 AM   #73
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It seems funny to me to lump photographic image editing programs in with SVG drawing programs. They are used for entirely different things.

I use inkscape for drawing, and GIMP for image editing.

The new version of Inkscape (0.41) has a lot of neat new features, and they finally made the calligraphy tool useful!

GIMP works, but it is best if you are the combination photographer/computer hobbyist or programmer. No pro photographer that I know (I do this for a living) is going to take the time to learn how to use Script-Fu. No matter how powerful it is. Many of the interfaces aren't nearly as slick as Photoshop. If you are working anywhere in the double digits per hour, GIMP just isn't fast enough- especially compared to Photoshop CS.

My biggest wish for GIMP:

A way to sort through five hundred digital photographs in half an hour like I can in Photoshop CS.

I know that it will be hard to compete with a juggernaut such as Adobe, but who would have thought 10 years ago that Linux would compete if not spank Windows and Macintosh.
Old 04-14-2005, 12:23 AM   #74
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Old 04-14-2005, 12:24 AM   #75
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Truly Gimp is the graphics app of all time.


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