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I am a photoshop user who is looking for a free alternative. Gimp is usually the answer. When looking for downloads I stumbled upon 'gimpshop', a gimp distro that is layout for the convenience of photoshoppers.

But is it equally good as Gimp?

  • Peter, welcome to GD. Can you provide more detail about what "good as Gimp" means? Otherwise this question seems unanswerable. – Farray Jan 27 '12 at 17:01
  • Thanks. With "As good as" I mean essentially the same,since it is supposedly the same engine. I didn't know if all feautures are kept and if the release is the same. – Peter Jan 27 '12 at 17:03
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Most branches of the GIMP are typically several versions behind the main release. But, yes, it's the same 'core' application under the hood.

  • And my never asked side-wondering, 'are they up to date' is answered too. – Peter Jan 27 '12 at 16:58
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GIMPshop is based on GIMP 2.2. GIMP is currently at 2.7.x. It's over than 5 years behind.

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