GIMP 2.99.4 released as a new development version of GIMP 3.0

GIMP Image Editor 2.99.4 was released a few days ago as the second development release of the next major GIMP 3.0.

The highlights of the release are:

  • Usability fixes in various parts of GIMP
  • New paint selection tool in the playground
  • New generic dialog generation and metadata support API for export plugins
  • Multithreaded JPEG2000 decoding
  • Initial documentation on porting plugins to 3.0

Just as Christmas exists, there are also comic strips Release notes:

GIMP 2.99.4 released as a new development version of GIMP 3.0

How to install GIMP 2.99.4 on Ubuntu Linux

The new release was created as a Flatpak package that can be installed via the flathub beta channel. As with the previous GIMP 2.99.2, follow the guide for installing on Ubuntu.

GIMP 2.99.4 released as a new development version of GIMP 3.0

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