GIMP - an application, which is a fairly powerful editor of raster and vector graphics part. This, of course, not Photoshop, you have not a professional program, however, a set of tools and features that have this application, very impressive. For the novice user in editing and creating various types of graphs, the program will come, just could not be better.
Key Features Of GIMP
Let's start with the fact that the first version of the GIMP was more focused on the use in the environment of the operating system Linux, however, since that time received, so to speak, a second wind and proved to be excellent platforms for Windows. The second release was a few more features, but the main thing remains unchanged - the program is distributed for free.
With regard to the main features, it is worth noting that this release allows for a variety of activities and operations with files not only graphic formats, but also works rather well with the video. Among the supported formats is to provide such as GIF, JPEG, PNG, PNM, XPM, TIFF, TGA, MPEG, PS, PDF, PCX, BMP, and so on. D. Besides the fact that an application has many tools for editing using standard operations you can always take advantage of specialized filters in the form of various effects applied to the image. Among the tools presented pencil, brush, lasso, spray, eraser and much more is included in the standard sets of this type of programs. In addition, the filters allow you to create, in some way or retro futuristic effects. Quite elementary can be done from a photo a picture of, say, using a special effect of creating brush strokes.
Among the more unusual features you should pay attention to the fact that the application allows you to create different kinds of icons, wallpapers or screensavers elements for design programs and applications. And, of course, there is the possibility of creating business cards or decoration frames using a variety of templates, presented in the program. However, apart from these, you can find a lot of interesting solutions for your design works and the Internet and completely free to use them to create their masterpieces. Among other things, you are just a couple of clicks you can create a variety of collages or parody. No less interesting feature is the use of templates for creating calendars.
Actually, if you look, the program rather it is designed for beginners who want to fully understand the basics of working with graphics. Nevertheless, among the functional application has some interesting features that are not available professional graphics packages. And these are the possibilities, ease of use, intuitive interface and free distribution and put this program into the category of one of the best.