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View Poll Results: Graphics Application of the Year
GIMP 357 66.48%
Inkscape 68 12.66%
Blender 31 5.77%
Scribus 14 2.61%
ImageMagick 23 4.28%
Tux Paint 15 2.79%
Krita 16 2.98%
Kolourpaint 11 2.05%
Karbon 0 0%
Xara 1 0.19%
MyPaint 1 0.19%
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Old 01-31-2010, 04:03 PM   #31
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It is Gimp for me but I voted for Tux Paint because it keeps the kids occupied while letting them do something on the computer other than put 'untitled folder' all over the desktop.
Old 01-31-2010, 06:20 PM   #32
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Of course The Gimp is everything I could ever want.

But the question said "of the year" so I went for something newer and was going to go for Inkscape, but I really don't use it that much (it still ain't FreeHand).

I have to vote for the one I find myself using for everything and that I should be using for so much more: Blender! Endless potential!
Old 01-31-2010, 08:16 PM   #33
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TUX paint is for the educational images , gimp for the photos.
Old 02-05-2010, 02:21 AM   #34
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Inkscape, but I use Gimp almost as much... Voted Inkscape but, InKscape and Gimp are different tools...

I have not played with Blender... Guess that will come in time...

JR Namida
Old 02-06-2010, 06:08 PM   #35
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Scribus. Its the only way to use linux for press work. Along with inkscape. Until sk1 gets better
Old 02-08-2010, 08:03 AM   #36
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For photography, editing photo levels and tuning, The GIMP is a treat once you know the motions.
Old 02-09-2010, 09:17 AM   #37
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The Gimp workhorse.

I've been using it for years, and keep learning new stuff about it. Perhaps it's not "perfect" or "doesn't satisfy professional requirements", but there is a lot that can be done with it. For example:


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