understanding that i'm not going to use any piece of software named "the gimp": is there any decent image editor for linux? something like osx's acorn? just for combining/blending images or making memes...
What's wrong with gimp?
@SilencingTrees if they haven't changed their name after 20 years, I have to assume they care more about being assholes than writing a good app :(
@robey Yeah would love to have alternatives tbh, if you hear of something good let me know
@robey Inkscape is really great for lots of things and much better with vector stuff. I've used it for flyers, etc.
Yeah, it's a terrible acronym
@robey Krita works pretty well for image editing? Not really what it's meant for, but it has the tools for it.
It's much nicer to use than GIMP and is free, which is 80% of what I look for, at least.
@robey pronounce it with a soft G, like GIF. Problem solved!
@robey krita is the only one i know of, and i dont know how it compares for non-digital art usecases (ie: non tablet use) but it exists and isnt the gimp
@robey I think it may be a bit more painting-centric than editing-centric, but I've heard a lot of good things about Krita in the past year or two.
@robey there's Krita. it's geared more towards painting imo, but it's still got things like layers, adding text, and cropping.
@robey The year is 2034. After sustained community support, Ubuntu agrees to commit 500 ImageMagick wrapper scripts to v23 (codename Foamy).
Riots break out across the country as realization that sub-commands “pepeit” and “nazify” perform the same conversion.
@robey I often use Inkscape for that. Although it is a vector editor by nature, you can import pixel images, arrange them, add text on top, and export as PNG again.
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