GIMP 2.8.4 released

GIMP 2.8.4 is now available for download.What’s new in this release?

Move the OSX gimpdir to “~/Library/Application Support”
Better names for the default filters in save and export
Make tool drawing (esp. the brush outline) much more responsive
Remember the “maximized” state across sessions
Simplify the splash image code a lot, makes it appear immediately again
Allow the text tool to start on an image without layers
Various fixes for text style attribute handling
Set unconfigured input devices to eraser if GTK+ says they are erasers
Make language selectable in Preferences on OSX

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GIMP 2.8 released

GIMP 2.8 Source code is now available for download.what’s new in this version?

New single window mode
Multi column dock mode
The dockable drag handle has been removed and the dockable menu button has been moved up to the tabs
saving and exporting images now are separated activities
introduction of layer groups
All tools rendering on canvas have been ported to Cairo
On-Canvas Text Editing
Enhancements in size entry widget

We need to wait a bit for windows and mac builds.

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