[PLUG] Tool for image editing

Vivek Khurana hiddenharmony at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 10:59:26 PST 2010


On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 12:17 AM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar
<sudhanwa.com at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 7:53 PM, Nikhil Kala <nikhilrkale at gmail.com> wrote:
> btw, GIMP can not do more than 8 bit colour depth.
>
> Here is a para from http://www.gimp.org/docs/userfaq.html
> ------------------
> When can we see 16-bit per channel support (or better)?
>
> For some industries, especially photography, 24-bit colour depths (8
> bits per channel) are a real barrier to entry. Once again, it's GEGL
> to the rescue. Work on integrating GEGL into GIMP will begin after 2.4
> is released. Once that work is completed, GIMP will support 16 bits
> per channel. If you need such support now and can't wait, cinepaint
> and krita support 16 bits per channel now.
>
> It should be noted that for publishing to the web, the current GIMP
> release is good enough.
> -----------------------------

GEGL is available in GIMP 2.6. Please read the details in Gimp 2.6
release notes here http://www.gimp.org/release-notes/gimp-2.6.html

regards
Vivek

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