Fundamentals of Computer Science I: Media Computing (CS151.01 2008S)

Class 03: An Introduction to the GIMP

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Held: Friday, 25 January 2008

Summary: We begin our exploration of GIMP, the GNU Image Manipulation Program. GIMP is an open-source raster graphics editor, which is scriptable by a variant of the Scheme programming language.

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What is GIMP?

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A Short Demo



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