The GIMP is a free open source image editor. It has a comprehensive set of tools comparable to those available in commercial software such as Adobe Photoshop.
- GIMP’s biggest advantage is that it’s free
- GIMP is a free ‘shop alternative for the power user
- There’s full support for layers and masks, a good range of sophisticated brush controls
- GIMP requires less hard drive space compared to Photoshop
- GIMP works on Mac OS X, Linux and windows