G’MIC – A Full Featured GIMP Plugin for Image Processing – How to Install in Ubuntu and Linux Mint Using PPA
G’MIC is a GIMP plugin comes with 400+ filters to transform your image.
G’MIC or “Grec’s Magic for Image Computing” is a full featured free and open source image processing suite that comes with GIMP plugin. It comes with a GUI and with 450+ filters right in the GIMP filters menu with auto preview. It also have ability to update the add-on filters from internet while you are manipulating you images. G’MIC also have a feature to visualize 1d/2d/3d datasets.
G’MIC Feature Highlights
- 450+ Filters to choose from
- Live Preview Mode
- Update Filters from Internet
- Command Line and GUI version available
- Easy Access from GIMP Filters Menu
- Online Version available here.
How to Install
Ubuntu, Mint, elementary, Debian
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gimp-gmic
You can also install the command line only version using below
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gmic
There is an online version of the plugin available here which you can try out!
How to Use
Open GIMP, load an image. In the top menu, find it under
Filters -> G'MIC
Troubleshooting and Support
If you face any issues while installing or using G’MIC, you may drop a note using comment section at the end of this article, Or you can post your query in any of the support channels mentioned below.