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Portable version available: 

A portable version of this product is available but not from the developer.

Our rating: 

License type: 

System requirements: 

Windows XP SP3 to 8.1; Linux; OSX

Download file size: 

86.2 MB

Version: 

2.8.10

Additional information: 

The installer installs the appropriate version: either 32-bit or 64-bit versions. The help file is a separate installer on the Gimp download page. It is currently 24.2 MB. It didn't work on my system which runs Windows 7 64-bit. There is a Windows installer for the GIMP extensions pack for Windows which allows you to choose which plug-ins, scripts, brushes, patterns, etc. that you want to install.

64 Bit compatibility: 

32 and 64 bit versions available

Page anchor: 

GIMP

Review article: 

Best Free Digital Image Editor - Advanced

Pros: 

Has lots of advanced features and can do almost everything the Photoshop can do; Extensible with many add-ons; Now allows all tool windows to dock within the main window.

Product type: 

Runs as a stand-alone program on a user's computer

Cons: 

Has a steep learning curve but will not be too hard if you have used any of the image editors in the mid-level or suites classes.

Top Pick?: 

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Download page: 

http://www.gimp.org/downloads/

Developers website: 

http://www.gimp.org/