Saturday, October 29, 2022

GEGL Plug-Ins for GIMP. Part One: Using GEGL Plug-Ins

If you don’t know about GEGL plug-ins for GIMP, you’ve been missing out. There’s not many of them, but that’s changing with more people writing them. And they offer flexibility and power you didn’t know GIMP had. 

This three-part article first shows some of the gegl plug-ins that are available, and how to get them going (it’s easy, don’t worry)

Then, in part two, we’ll look at the GEGL Graph plug-in you can use as a way to make your own super-powerful filters.

Finally, we build up to writing a simple GEGL plug-in in C, written for people without a maths or programming background.

Fonts Across the Libre Desktop: Design and Graphics Focus

Today, each application, and each toolkit, offers font selection. But fonts have become gradualy more complex, and none of the interfaces se...