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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Dec 21, 2007
    The GIMP or other image editor
    I gave my sister an iBook G3 Clamshell with OS X 10.2.8 for Christmas. My parents gave her a digitizer. The digitizer works fine on the Mac but I cannot find a good Image editing program for her to use it with. I tried the GIMP but I cannot figureout how to install it or what vertion to use with OS X 10.2.8. And I can't find anything else that is as good or free. Help?

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    louishen's Avatar
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    Oct 22, 2007
    Mac Mini Core i7 2012 | White 2009 MacBook 2 Ghz | 733 Mhz G4 Quicksilver
    I think GIMP requires the X windowing system that come with the oS X DVD

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    mac57's Avatar
    Member Since
    Apr 29, 2006
    St. Somewhere
    iMac 27" 3.4 GHz, 256 GB SSD, 2 TB HDD, 8 GB RAM
    Here is a list of image editing programs for the Mac. Some are free, some are not:

    Photoshop Elements
    Photoshop CS2

    GraphicConverter (

    GIMP (

    ImageWell (
    ChocoFlop (
    PhotoComplete (
    Seashore (
    Pixelmator (
    Acorn (

    LiveQuartz (

    ...and of course...

    iPhoto (which has quite a nice set of editing tools)
    My Macs: iMac 27" 3.4 GHz, Mac Pro 3.2 GHz, PowerMac G5 Quad 2.5 GHz, G4 Cube with 1.2 GHz Upgrade
    My iStuff: 64GB iPhone 5, 64GB iPad4, 30GB iPod Video, 16GB iPod Touch
    My OS': Mac OS X Lion, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Tiger, Mac OS 9.2.2, openSUSE 10.3
    I was on the Mac-Forums honor roll for September 2007

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    Frattimonde's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 08, 2007
    aluminium PowerBook G4 first gen
    Seashore is very nice
    Megatron wants your macintosh.

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    NolaWegs's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 02, 2006
    New Orleans, LA
    MacBook Pro 2.16 GHz CD 2GB RAM; iPhone
    I just started using GIMP and like it very very much

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