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GIMP 2.7.1 Released With Plenty Of Changes

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Published on 03 July 2010 12:14 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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As the second development release leading up to the stable release of GIMP 2.8, the 2.7.1 snapshot has now been officially released.

GIMP 2.7.1 brings plenty of changes from user-interface tweaks to GEGL improvements to various internal core changes. The technical list of changes for GIMP 2.7.1 can be found within their tree's news file. For a more general overview of the GIMP 2.7 changes for end-users, see the release notes. Within GIMP 2.7 the user-interface is being significantly reworked, the projection code has been ported to GEGL, and there is a plug-in for JPEG2000 files, among other new features.

Downloads of the GIMP image editing/manipulation program can be found at GIMP.org.

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