***GIMP delivers a feature rich environment that easily competes with other well known and pricey software packages! I am not the creator of the software, merely a user that has come to love the GIMP.***
The GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. This site contains information about downloading, installing, using, and enhancing the GIMP. This site also serves as a distribution point for the latest releases, patches, plugins, and scripts. We also try to provide as much information about the GIMP community and related projects as possible.
Vectorizer for CAD/CAM/GIS professionals, designers and illustrators. Available also as Raster to Vector SDK, ActiveX and Com Component. Converts and refines architectural, mechanical, tech drawings, maps, graphics for books, journals and more from raster to vector. Digitizes math graphics. Refines vector graphics, creates fine lines and shapes. Output formats DXF (AutoCAD), AI (Adobe Illustrator), EMF, WMF and ASCII XY (Excel ).
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