G'MIC is a powerful, advanced bundle of functionalities useful to edit, convert, maneuver and visualize images, essentially, presenting itself as a versatile framework where image processing is hassle-free doable via hundreds of available filters.
G'MIC for GIMP has been updated to version 1.5.7, introducing new features, fixes and new plugins, crossing the 500 plugins line.
The new 1.5.7 version adds a new
Film emulation category (a complete, detailed presentation of the presets is available on http://blog.patdavid.net/2013/09/film-emulation-presets-in-gmic-gimp.html), category housing several sub-plugins, among which
Slide [color], etc, allowing the user to apply interesting effects to images, effects featuring numerous presets.
For example, the user is now able to apply exciting presets to images, clicking on
Negative [old] and selecting
Fuji Ilford Delta 3200, applies the preset to the image, resulting an impressive negative-enabled image.
G'MIC for GIMP 1.5.7 brings solid
multi-core support for various plugins, allowing users to utilize up to 8 cores for filters demanding power; navigating to (for example)
Repair-->Smooth [anisotropic] the user is to notice the new
Parallel processing entry, where
Four cores and
Eight cores are 1-click away available and usable.
How do we install G'MIC 1.5.7?
Add the following PPA (Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 13.10)
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gimp-gmic gmic