Downloading and Installing GIMP 2.6.3

This section provides a tutorial example on how to download and install GIMP 2.6.3 on a Windows system.

GIMP seems to be a nice image editor tool. I want to install and try it on my Windows system:

1. Go to GIMP download page at:

2. Click the link of "Download GIMP 2.6.3 – Installer for Windows 2000 and above".

3. Save the download file to \downloads\gimp-2.6.3-i686-setup.exe. The file size should be 15,769,744 bytes.

4. Double click on the download file gimp-2.6.3-i686-setup.exe to start the installation wizard as shown below:
GIMP Installation Wizard

5. Click Next and take default answers for all installation questions to finish the installation process.

Last update: 2008.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to Microsoft Windows

 Introduction to Windows Explorer

 Introduction to Internet Explorer

 "Paint" Program and Computer Graphics

GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program

 Introduction to GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program)

Downloading and Installing GIMP 2.6.3

 Main Window, Toolbox, and Layers/Channels

 Red Gradient Spiral - My First GIMP Image

 JPEG Image File Format Quality and Size

 GIF Image File Format and Transparent Background

 "WinZip" - ZIP File Compression Tool

 "WinRAR" - RAR and ZIP File Compression Tool

 FTP Server, Client and Commands

 "FileZilla" - Free FTP Client and Server

 Web Server Log Files and Analysis Tool - "Analog"

 Spyware Adware Detection and Removal

 IE Addon Program Listing and Removal

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Setting Up and Using Crossover Cable Network

 Home Network Gateway - DSL Modem/Wireless Router

 Windows Task Manager - The System Performance Tool

 "tasklist" Command Line Tool to List Process Information

 "msconfig" - System Configuration Tool

 Configuring and Managing System Services

 Windows Registry Key and Value Management Tools

 Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance

 Winsock - Windows Sockets API

 Java on Windows

 Glossary of Terms

 Outdated Tutorials


 PDF Printing Version