I wonder if there's a way in gimp to make the different layers of a design into separate image files without having to save the image each time. I hope this is clear. I use layers also as variations on the theme and for my latest projects i d like to put all those variations individually in a new context.
The link to the script in the post pointed by Pankaj was broken, so I wrote my own "save layers" script in Python. To use the script, save the following script to your plug-in directory (e.g.
Now you can just go to
Alternatively, if you do not fancy restarting GIMP or if you do not want to install the plugin permanently, then copy-paste the following function into the Python-fu console:
and use it as such:
Just as a small update to the great @Lie Ryan's answer. There can be problems with layers which names contain special characters (like '/'), so
wherever i know you have to install a script for doing the same :
the link is given below check this and read this carefully..
@ all i am a newbie to gimp so might be less knowledge :(
if i am wrong than please correct me