[FoRK] Best, free image manipulation program for Windows?

Stephen D. Williams sdw at lig.net
Fri Jul 30 15:04:19 PDT 2004

I've used GIMP a little, but I couldn't find an easy way to resize 
imported images while working in a 'destination' image.  That is a 
fundamental operation for me when cropping or building a collage of any 

Did I miss something obvious?


Justin Mason wrote:

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>Isn't there a Windows GIMP port?  that works beautifully.  Slightly odd
>initially when you come from Photoshop (due to the explicit
>differentiation between "select" and "move", which wasn't in the
>last version of PShop I've used), but very nifty once you get
>the hang of it.
>- --j.
>Jeffrey Kay writes:
>>Irfanview -- www.irfanview.com.  Should do most of what you want to do.  I
>>haven't tried the copy and paste of Windows objects, but crop, conversation,
>>rotate and such works great.
>>-- jeff
>>On 7/20/04 12:09 PM, "Russell Turpin" <deafbox at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>I'm not looking for a Photoshop clone, just
>>>something that supports basic manipulation
>>>such as format conversion, crop, and rotate.
>>>It needs to handle, minimally, png, gif, jpg,
>>>and the copy/paste of Windows objects,
>>>i.e., in and out of Visio, Powerpoint, etc.
>>>Variety of formats and ease-of-use count
>>>more than fancy photo editing. Any
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