Why such a stupid name for a piece of software?
GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. GNU is the largest participant in free software in the world.
Do I need Linux to use the GIMP?
No, it works on Windows and Macintosh as well as Linux.
Where can I obtain a copy of OpenOffice?
It is available for free download on the innerweb at http://www.gimp.org/windows/
How long does it take to install?
It takes most users about 10 minutes.
Where do I go to get help or training?
Help with the GIMP can got from http://www.gimp.org/docs/
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