Debian Imaging Project
Summary
Raster graphics editors
Programs to edit raster graphics in Debian

Debian contains a lot of programs to edit raster graphics editors. Here you can have an overview.

Description

For a better overview of the project's availability as a Debian package, each head row has a color code according to this scheme:

If you discover a project which looks like a good candidate for Debian Imaging to you, or if you have prepared an unofficial Debian package, please do not hesitate to send a description of that project to the Debian Imaging mailing list

Links to other tasks

Debian Imaging Raster graphics editors packages

Official Debian packages with high relevance

fotoxx
Edit photos and manage a large collection
Versions of package fotoxx
ReleaseVersionArchitectures
bullseye20.08-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
buster18.07.2-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
stretch16.11.1-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
jessie14.10.2-1amd64,armel,armhf,i386
sid20.08-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,ppc64el,riscv64,s390x
trixie20.08-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,ppc64el,s390x
bookworm20.08-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
Debtags of package fotoxx:
interfacex11
roleprogram
uitoolkitgtk
useediting
works-withimage
x11application
Popcon: 56 users (4 upd.)*
Versions and Archs
License: DFSG free
Git

Navigate a large image collection with a thumbnail browser. View and edit image files (RAW, jpeg, png, tiff ...). Editing is done in 24 bits/color, output is 8 or 16 bits/color. Fotoxx has extensive tools for edit, repair, and special effects. Fotoxx is fast and interactive: view full image as it changes. Undo and redo within and across edit functions. File versioning: save and recall multiple edit stages. Select image features or areas to edit separately from background. Copy and paste area selections within and across images. Composite functions: HDR, HDF, panorama, stack, image/text montage. Metadata edit and report: tags, captions, dates, locations ... Search images based on any metadata and folder/file names or parts. Albums: select images and arranged order with drag and drop. Slide Show with animated transitions and pan/zoom. Scalable world map with image markers - click marker for gallery. Batch functions: convert, resize, upright, move, revise metatata. User Guide (English) describes all functions in great detail.

gimp
GNU Image Manipulation Program
Versions of package gimp
ReleaseVersionArchitectures
bookworm2.10.34-1+deb12u2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
jessie-security2.8.14-1+deb8u2amd64,armel,armhf,i386
stretch2.8.18-1+deb9u1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
stretch-security2.8.18-1+deb9u1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386
buster2.10.8-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
buster-security2.10.8-2+deb10u1amd64,arm64,armhf,i386
bullseye-security2.10.22-4+deb11u1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
bullseye2.10.22-4+deb11u2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
bookworm-security2.10.34-1+deb12u1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
jessie2.8.14-1+deb8u2amd64,armel,armhf,i386
trixie2.10.36-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,ppc64el,s390x
sid2.10.36-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,ppc64el,riscv64,s390x
experimental2.99.16-2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,ppc64el,riscv64,s390x
Debtags of package gimp:
fieldarts
interfacex11
roleprogram
scopeapplication
suitegimp, gnu
uitoolkitgtk
useediting, learning
works-withimage, image:raster, text
works-with-formatgif, jpg, pdf, png, tiff
x11application
Popcon: 11627 users (13669 upd.)*
Versions and Archs
License: DFSG free
Git

GIMP is an advanced picture editor. You can use it to edit, enhance, and retouch photos and scans, create drawings, and make your own images. It has a large collection of professional-level editing tools and filters, similar to the ones you might find in Photoshop. Numerous fine-control settings and features like layers, paths, masks, and scripting give you total control over your images.

Many image file formats are supported, including JPEG, Photoshop (.psd), and Paint Shop Pro (.psp) files. It can also be used to scan and print photos.

To open files remotely (like over HTTP), install the gvfs-backends package.

To use a MIDI device (like a musical keyboard) as an input controller in GIMP, install libasound2 and read the how-to at /usr/share/doc/gimp/README.MIDI

Other screenshots of package gimp
VersionURL
2.10.28https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/21623/simage/large-10730ebc0feaad30425b92874dd56f08.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17920/simage/large-4364da1d64b534ca28ac42e94821f6ec.png
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2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17097/simage/large-912052ea88812ce9db9c1d6d9e6fb5dc.png
2.6.11-2ubuntu3https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/7851/simage/large-c2ed9ca781c5162624225b066a463982.png
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2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17512/simage/large-13daa6e6e3897802210d1110ec9a33a4.png
2.10.36https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/simage/large-51e0348ec4a0aa9d5807a7567a261cf7.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17932/simage/large-fbce8a78eabbf270a9b6961e13465e3f.png
2.10.22-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/20295/simage/large-728e3a9877cb35208c407157dbdc8ca1.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17931/simage/large-c2b0540a663458727045a0df240531b1.png
2.8.18-1https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/15294/simage/large-c781f5ee9620709d93ef2386e4994a61.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17930/simage/large-4384df306154c4f9283cd81b7a9312cc.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17929/simage/large-7fbb00171aafeebd5731f500dce6f0f8.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17928/simage/large-812dd7a06ff79ba4cb603f97121012af.png
2.8.4https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/10064/simage/large-8d66280c2042c4ce923cc0c425770ec4.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17927/simage/large-a336acf5a51b4f45025771a67a0ef010.png
2.8.2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/9303/simage/large-a4689044f5d60be58f17725086bb96e7.png
2.10.2-1https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/16213/simage/large-757838fef597eefa7e44807b2e08ddf2.png
2.10.34https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/simage/large-a62ff8cb75dfe34341ef93da0c96b542.png
2.7.2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/5110/simage/large-ae2fa1ac5f6460472d07cdfb4e8710e5.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17926/simage/large-b547e72c8d34f006d5bbf402aa426fd4.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17925/simage/large-1c32ceed437df7406083d0370f189327.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17924/simage/large-bbea00ac1e80f7c2e8fe38c4e22fdbb1.png
2.8.1https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/8938/simage/large-1459dbd6f8704b89227099be82df782e.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17923/simage/large-02c612459927be7cee501105911c9626.png
2.10.2-1https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/16226/simage/large-defb4acacc0eecbaaf1e5a089f5e2c42.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17983/simage/large-1e7dd7e9f094410f76a1a74153e42378.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17922/simage/large-a22124338d4dc31ab0a160821b3fdaf3.png
2.10.28https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/simage/large-c479926fb00d179fef490f102e02291c.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17982/simage/large-e439c0dde22214b28e2d642962ba8aed.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17921/simage/large-7e464b0f4e6112a3d11b98755308831a.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17935/simage/large-8c5e074bc60a5da5ef3807950123ba56.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17934/simage/large-0d32a9d26229e3eea973b26e93ad9e3b.png
2.8.16-2.2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/14893/simage/large-1528882ee7448b2ead48c2dcc89d29d8.png
2.10.8-2https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/17933/simage/large-e4c019dd431f4487bd88d8a604140fbe.png
2.4.7-1https://screenshots.debian.net/shrine/screenshot/231/simage/large-d0e84598749254d74c2c76e30b273d7e.png
Screenshots of package gimp
xpaint
simple paint program for X
Versions of package xpaint
ReleaseVersionArchitectures
jessie2.9.1.4-3.1amd64,armel,armhf,i386
stretch2.9.1.4-3.2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
experimental2.9.1.4-4.1~exp1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,ppc64el,riscv64,s390x
sid2.9.1.4-4amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,ppc64el,riscv64,s390x
trixie2.9.1.4-4amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,ppc64el,s390x
bookworm2.9.1.4-4amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
bullseye2.9.1.4-4amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
buster2.9.1.4-3.2amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
upstream3.1.4
Debtags of package xpaint:
interfacex11
roleprogram
scopeapplication
uitoolkitathena
useediting
works-withimage, image:raster
x11application
Popcon: 66 users (24 upd.)*
Newer upstream!
License: DFSG free
Git

XPaint is suitable for producing simple graphics. It does offer some advanced features such as image processing functions and gradient fill.

In the C Script Editor of XPaint, the External editor in the File menu will invoke x-terminal-emulator -e sensible-editor.

The gv package will be needed for PDF/PS reading, netpbm will be needed for external conversion, lpr for printing.

Screenshots of package xpaint

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

showfoto
image viewer/editor for KDE
Versions of package showfoto
ReleaseVersionArchitectures
sid8.1.0-3amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,ppc64el,riscv64,s390x
stretch5.3.0-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
buster5.9.0-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
bullseye7.1.0-2amd64,arm64,armhf,i386,mipsel
bookworm7.9.0-1amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,mipsel,ppc64el,s390x
jessie4.4.0-1.1amd64,armel,armhf,i386
trixie8.1.0-3amd64,arm64,armel,armhf,i386,mips64el,ppc64el,s390x
upstream8.2.0
Debtags of package showfoto:
interfacex11
roleprogram
suitekde
uitoolkitqt
usesearching
works-withimage, image:raster
works-with-formatjpg
x11application
Popcon: 62 users (23 upd.)*
Newer upstream!
License: DFSG free
Git

showFoto is the standalone image editor of the digiKam project.

It runs without digiKam images database support, but provides all Image Editor functions.

*Popularitycontest results: number of people who use this package regularly (number of people who upgraded this package recently) out of 237207