GIMP Portable 2.4.4 has been released. GIMP Portable is the full-featured GIMP image and photo editor bundled with a PortableApps.com launcher as a portable app, so you can edit your photos and images on the go. This new release updates the included GIMP, has numerous speed improvements and an updated launcher and installer. GIMP Portable Help has also been released as have extras that allow you to have GIMP Portable use a single window and a layout similar to Adobe Photoshop. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Suite. Best of all, it's open source and completely free.
The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It has many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc. Learn more about the GIMP...
GIMP Portable Background Window and Photoshop Layout
Two extras have been released that enhance GIMP Portable: GIMP Portable Photoshop Layout and GIMP Portable Background Window. The Photoshop Layout add-on adjusts GIMP's dock/toolbox to more closely approximate the layout of Adobe Photoshop. The Background Window plugin allows GIMP to occupy a single window. The background plugin does contain known bugs and is unsupported but should still be useful to many users.
GIMP Portable Help 2.4.0
GIMP Portable Help 2.4.0 has also been released. It allows you install the complete GIMP help files into GIMP Portable to make use of the context sensitive help or to use the help files when offline.
New in This Release
GIMP has been updated to 2.4.4. GIMP Portable was enhanced to portablize the GIMP Background Window plugin. Secondary launches of GIMP Portable are now supported as is passing files to GIMP on secondary launches. Numerous speed improvements were made, especially to first launch which is now more than twice as fast in some instances. The launcher and installer were both updated and are now digitally signed as well.
PortableApps.com Installer / PortableApps.com Format
GIMP Portable is packaged in a PortableApps.com Installer so it will automatically detect an existing PortableApps.com installation when your drive is plugged in. It's packaged in the PortableApps.com Format, so it automatically works with the PortableApps.com Suite including the Menu and Backup Utility.
GIMP Portable is available for immediate download from the GIMP Portable homepage. Get it today!