InkStainedFingers - Your number one GFX resource!


    Gimp or Photoshop?

    Share

    Skrizzles
    Main Administrator
    Main Administrator

    Posts : 3
    Points : 2240
    Join date : 2011-09-11

    Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by Skrizzles on Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:09 pm

    Gimp vs Photoshop - Many of us are asking that question. Photoshop is a program made by Adobe.
    Gimp is more user friendly and takes up less of your CPU. Great if you are just starting out in graphic designing.
    Photoshop has more features and great for professionals. It is a CPU hogger though.
    Gimp is free while Photoshop costs BIG money. (Or get a pirated version Very Happy)
    IMO, I'll rather get Gimp rather than take my chances with a pirated version of Photoshop. (Not going to even think of buying it)
    I also prefer Gimp's simple GUI compared to Photoshops'. Photoshop also uses up all of my CPU power so I really prefer Photoshop.
    My personal choice : Photoshop.
    However, if you are a professional at graphic designing or are being paid to graphic design, you should stick with Photoshop. You'll need the extra features.
    This is kind of a guide to help you choose between Photoshop and Gimp so i posted it here.


    _________________

    If you need help with anything GFX related, I might be able to help you. Just shoot me a PM and I'll get to you as soon as possible. Razz

    Legit
    Member
    Member

    Posts : 12
    Points : 2248
    Join date : 2011-09-19

    Re: Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by Legit on Tue Sep 20, 2011 1:49 pm

    I actually prefer Gimp to Photoshop. Photoshop lags my computer like hell and i can't really do anything properly. Although if I had to choose between the two and I had a supercomputer, I would choose photoshop. (If it's free) It has more features and it's more professional Smile

    learn2earn
    Member
    Member

    Posts : 32
    Points : 2293
    Join date : 2011-09-22
    Age : 30
    Location : New Delhi

    Re: Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by learn2earn on Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:08 pm

    I prefer GIMP because I hate learning those Photoshop tutorial, though Photoshop has rich features.

    You said it correct that it takes up less of your CPU. So I love using it and I don't have much edits to do in photos.
    avatar
    PickMeDown
    Main Administrator
    Main Administrator

    Posts : 183
    Points : 2479
    Join date : 2011-09-13
    Age : 19

    Character sheet
    Name: Trollin'
    Health:
    1/0  (1/0)
    Speciality: Simplicity

    Re: Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by PickMeDown on Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:50 pm

    Gimp is a photo manipulation program. In other words it's meant for editing photos. However, I use gimp to create graphics. By the way, all graphics I make are created from scratch. That's how powerful Gimp is!


    _________________
    Design is like a jigsaw puzzle. Tiny pieces of detail fit together to form simple yet effective pieces of work.

    If you have any questions regarding the site or GFX creation, shoot me a PM and I'll try to answer all your questions.
    avatar
    Darren.C
    Super Member
    Super Member

    Posts : 110
    Points : 2331
    Join date : 2011-09-28

    Re: Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by Darren.C on Wed Sep 28, 2011 6:22 pm

    Impressive that you are able to use Gimp to create your graphics. This just goes to show that it really doesn't matter what you use but more towards how well you use it. I have seen people doing wonderful things on freeware. Photoshop is widely used among the (pros) however the company they are working for pays for the software. Problem with using that is as stated by lots of people it is not user friendly. Newbies using it will end up with a headache.

    LittleMissy
    Member
    Member

    Posts : 19
    Points : 2237
    Join date : 2011-10-01
    Location : In Hell Baby ...

    Character sheet
    Name: Michelle ^^
    Health:
    100/100  (100/100)
    Speciality: Photo manipulation

    Re: Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by LittleMissy on Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:58 pm

    I prefer Gimp it. Gimp is easier to handle. I cant spend 100 $ on photoshop or wte Gimp is free and its tutoriols are much easier to do Smile
    Its perfect for newbies like me!!
    avatar
    PickMeDown
    Main Administrator
    Main Administrator

    Posts : 183
    Points : 2479
    Join date : 2011-09-13
    Age : 19

    Character sheet
    Name: Trollin'
    Health:
    1/0  (1/0)
    Speciality: Simplicity

    Re: Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by PickMeDown on Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:42 pm

    Heh. I wish photoshop cost only $100. More like $1000


    _________________
    Design is like a jigsaw puzzle. Tiny pieces of detail fit together to form simple yet effective pieces of work.

    If you have any questions regarding the site or GFX creation, shoot me a PM and I'll try to answer all your questions.

    LittleMissy
    Member
    Member

    Posts : 19
    Points : 2237
    Join date : 2011-10-01
    Location : In Hell Baby ...

    Character sheet
    Name: Michelle ^^
    Health:
    100/100  (100/100)
    Speciality: Photo manipulation

    Re: Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by LittleMissy on Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:51 pm

    Lol xDD
    avatar
    Darren.C
    Super Member
    Super Member

    Posts : 110
    Points : 2331
    Join date : 2011-09-28

    Re: Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by Darren.C on Sat Oct 01, 2011 1:53 pm

    Hahaha since i am a miser i only go for things where are free to begin with. If i really need to there are other ways to make all programs free, but i don't think it will be right for me to share them here.
    avatar
    sage
    Super Member
    Super Member

    Posts : 59
    Points : 2286
    Join date : 2011-10-01

    Re: Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by sage on Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:42 pm

    i prefer photoshop.
    i got photoshop elements 6 free when i bought a tablet. i also had GIMP at the time, but i used photoshop more often just because i liked it better. i don't really remember why though.
    avatar
    Pivetor
    Admins
    Admins

    Posts : 91
    Points : 2335
    Join date : 2011-09-27

    Character sheet
    Name: Rainbow Dash
    Health:
    100/100  (100/100)
    Speciality: Simplicity

    Re: Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by Pivetor on Sat Oct 01, 2011 9:23 pm

    Photoshop has more features, that is why it is a paid program, and GIMP is not.


    _________________



    Sponsored content

    Re: Gimp or Photoshop?

    Post by Sponsored content


      Current date/time is Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:23 pm