Software Update: GIMP 2.10.18

Version 2.10.18 of the open source photo editing program GIMP has been released; version 2.10.16 was skipped due to a critical error. The name GIMP is short for ‘GNU Image Manipulation Program’. The software is available for various operating systems, including Windows, FreeBSD, Linux, macOS and Solaris. New in version 2.10 includes the GEGL-image processing engine, the canvas can be rotated and we find several new and improved tools. The complete release notes for version 2.10.18 can be found on this page are being found. In short, these are the main improvements:

Here are release highlights:

  • Tools are now grouped in the toolbox by default
  • Sliders now use a compact style with improved user interaction
  • Vastly improved user experience for the transformation preview
  • Dockable areas now highlighted when a dockable dialog is being dragged
  • New 3D Transform tool to rotate and pan items
  • Much smoother brush outline preview motion on the canvas
  • Symmetry painting enhancements
  • Faster loading of ABR brushes
  • PSD support improvements
  • Consolidated user interface for merging down and anchoring layers
  • Update check to notify users of new releases available
  • 28 bug fixes, 15 translation updates

Version number 2.10.18
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, BSD, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website The GIMP
File size 204.42MB
License type Freeware