gimp
GIMP is the multi-platform image manipulation tool stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. GIMP works on many operating systems and it is translated in many languages. 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. GIMP is expandable and extensible. It is written and developed under X11 on UNIX platforms. Both stable and development version is available via 3rd party repositories.
gimp

Features Highlights:
  • Full suite of painting tools including brushes, a pencil, an airbrush, cloning, etc.
  • Tile-based memory management so image size is limited only by available disk space
  • Sub-pixel sampling for all paint tools for high-quality anti-aliasing
  • Full Alpha channel support
  • Layers and channels
  • A procedural database for calling internal GIMP functions from external programs, such as Script-Fu
  • Advanced scripting capabilities
  • Multiple undo/redo (limited only by disk space)
  • Transformation tools including rotate, scale, shear and flip
  • File formats supported include GIF, JPEG, PNG, XPM, TIFF, TGA, MPEG, PS, PDF, PCX, BMP and many others
  • Selection tools including rectangle, ellipse, free, fuzzy, bezier and intelligent
  • Plug-ins that allow for the easy addition of new file formats and new effect filters

Changes in GIMP 2.8.18:
  • Core: Initialize fontconfig cache in separate thread to keep GUI responsive on first startup
  • Core: Properly recognize layer masks as deactivated, e.g. for moving layers
  • Core: Create $XDG_DATA_HOME if it doesn't exist
  • Core: (CVE-2016-4994) Multiple Use-After-Free when parsing XCF channel and layer properties
  • Core: Fix progress access to prevent crash on rapid sequence of commands
  • Core: Fix crash in gimp-gradient-segment-range-move
  • GUI: Disable color picker buttons on OS X to prevent a GUI lockup
  • GUI: Disable "new-style" full-screen mode on OS X to prevent a crash
  • GUI: Pulsing progress bar in splash screen to indicate unknown durations
  • GUI: Fix gamut warning color for lcms display filter
  • GUI: Fix unbolding of bold font on edit
  • GUI: Prevent accidental renaming of wrong adjacent item
  • Plug-ins: Fix crash on sRGB JPEG image drag & drop
  • Plug-ins: Fix ambiguous octal-escaped output of c-source
  • Plug-ins: Fix KISS CEL export
  • Plug-ins: Fix progress bar for file-compressor
  • Plug-ins: Make Script-Fu regex match return proper character indexes for Unicode characters
  • Plug-ins: Fix Script-Fu modulo for large numbers
  • General: Documentation updates
  • General: Bug fixes
  • General: Translation updates

>>> Available for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 18/17/13/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Gimp 2.8.18 stable release in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:


Install Resynthesizer Plugin with following command (It is not from above PPA):

Gimp 2.9.x Development version

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>>> Available for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18/17/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Gimp 2.9.1 development (unstable) version in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:


Install Resynthesizer Plugin with following command (It is not from above PPA):
That's it
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