The developers behind the popular GIMP graphics application have announced the first development release in the road towards GIMP 2.8.0. GIMP 2.7.0 is this first development release and it brings a horde of changes and improvements. GIMP 2.8 is set to introduce many user-interface improvements, new plug-ins, the projection code ported to GEGL, and many other new features.
As is shown in their Git change-log
, some of the other additions that worked their way into GIMP 2.7.0 include support for tagging GIMP resources, support for rotation of brushes, support for printing image crop marks, a JPEG2000 plug-in, and porting of more code to GEGL. GIMP 2.7.0 is now licensed under the (L)GPLv3+ is another one of the changes.
The latest stable and development releases of GIMP is available from their mirrors