Image Programs

Mel fbsd.questions at
Fri Dec 5 02:49:06 PST 2008

On Friday 05 December 2008 11:34:11 Polytropon wrote:

> Furthermore, there's Krita, if you're already using KDE.

Yep, it's getting more stable and is more intuitive for a novice/casual user 
then gimp, also less powerful, but that's a matter of time.

> For automated image manipulations, ImageMagick and especially
> its convert command are very useful and powerful (!) tools.
> What about Inkscape? Tried this one?

It's more 'Illustrator'. Allthough there's a lot of overlap between the 
programs, it's focus lies on compositing rather then editing images.
Also, it uses ImageMagick, which I personally dislike for the reasons 
mentioned here:


Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.

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