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Gimp – A substitute for Photoshop

GIMP – The GNU Image Manipulation Program is a software for advance image editing. Its functions are almost similar to the popular image editing tool, Photoshop. But the main difference is Photoshop is a paid utility where as Gimp is open source. Gimp was initiallyhttp://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=tecare-20&o=1&p=8&l=bpl&asins=1605041513&fc1=000000&IS2=1&lt1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifr supported in Linux. Later it extended its support to Windows and Mac. It also provides a detailed user manual of how to. It can be used either installing on your system or view online. 

Gimp is designed to work with a lower ram of 128 MB! But when you are dealing with larger images, you may face issues. If you are using Windows 7, you can overcome this memory issue by adding a ReadyBoost device.

You can read more on ReadyBoost and how to set up from here

Gimp is free to download from the following website.