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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2008. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends February 12th.


View Poll Results: Graphics Application of the Year
GIMP 503 70.45%
Scribus 16 2.24%
Inkscape 73 10.22%
Blender 50 7.00%
ImageMagick 22 3.08%
Tux Paint 7 0.98%
Krita 29 4.06%
Kolourpaint 9 1.26%
Karbon 1 0.14%
Xara 4 0.56%
CinePaint 0 0%
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Old 01-13-2009, 12:28 PM   #16
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I voted tuxpaint because i gave it to my nephew (3 years) and it loved it
Old 01-13-2009, 07:36 PM   #17
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How else are you going to type on the command line: "convert this.thistype to this.thattype" and have it happen?
Old 01-13-2009, 10:06 PM   #18
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you left out
ISIS 3 from the U.S.G.S.
and Nip2/vips
Old 01-15-2009, 05:48 AM   #19
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Smile Imagemagick but...

Originally Posted by jiml8 View Post
How else are you going to type on the command line: "convert this.thistype to this.thattype" and have it happen?
Agreed !!

I have overused imagemagick so much this days that I couldn't vote for my beloved Gimp and Inkscape. Two finest applications which are doing a lot of improvements.

One should recognize also the Xara's people efforts. I'll test it again right now.

Last edited by code933k; 01-15-2009 at 05:49 AM. Reason: tsk, tsk...
Old 01-15-2009, 08:10 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by Eternal_Newbie View Post
gimp, blender and inkscape but I voted for blender this year.
yeahr, there is a reason why they are called "BIG" in short
hard choice...
Old 01-15-2009, 09:06 AM   #21
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I'm using the heck out that right now. Maybe purists don't consider PDFs graphics. If not, then what category should this be in?
Old 01-15-2009, 01:57 PM   #22
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there's only one, and it is not (yet) for linux, and you all know which I mean, Yes it's Photshop!
Old 01-15-2009, 05:27 PM   #23
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Mostly I use Gimp...maybe am lagging in this area (self-motivation!).
Old 01-16-2009, 02:06 AM   #24
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Useless poll....
GIMP owns all the way.
Old 01-16-2009, 04:09 PM   #25
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Well I guess I'm going to have to vote Blender as it has become my new favorite toy, I still use gimp for painting my models though :P
Old 01-17-2009, 07:44 AM   #26
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Graphics app of the year

A lot to choose from here. I like Inkscape and Gimp, but for all around usefulness and features (even though it's nowhere near complete) I'll have to vote for Xara. I use this a lot at work and it's the closest thing to CorelDraw I have found.
Old 01-18-2009, 03:11 PM   #27
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I've shifted my vote this year to Krita.

I have long been loyal to gimp, but krita's UI design is just better.

I hope it is a wakeup call to the gimp team, UI design matters. Indeed I hope krita and gimp merge again.
Old 01-23-2009, 09:01 PM   #28
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I voted for tuxpaint. It's a fun challenge to try to create serious artwork with it, easy to use, and I really like it. I do use Gimp a lot too, but I've got my locale set to Macedonian, which is good for learning the language, but bad for using complicated programs like Gimp at this stage of learning.
Old 01-25-2009, 09:03 AM   #29
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Man, I was so excited when I found out about Inkscape. GIMP is old news and kind of blows anyway, my vote is definitely for Inkscape. It's one of those projects that measurably improves the quality of a GNU/Linux workstation.
Old 01-25-2009, 03:44 PM   #30
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With a Non-linear video-editor, audio-editor, game-engine and 3D Modeling app/Texturer/Renderer/UV/Physics simulator all rolled into a single production power-house super-burrito package, I have to go with Blender.


blender, editor, games, video

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