[PLUG] Tool for image editing

Sudhanwa Jogalekar sudhanwa.com at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 10:47:02 PST 2010


On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 7:53 PM, Nikhil Kala <nikhilrkale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello All,
>
> Is there any tool available under linux platform for image editing?
> I know GIMP and Inkscape tools but I am looking for little bit easy to use
> tools for image editing on linux.

For raw files, use rfraw for conversion.
Krita should be good for all other purposes.

btw, GIMP can not do more than 8 bit colour depth.

Here is a para from http://www.gimp.org/docs/userfaq.html
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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.
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Best regards,
-Sudhanwa



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