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GIMP segfaults on large files?

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 17, 2005 01:20 AM
Pixel had no trouble opening 50-100MB image files, sizes that routinely segfault the GIMP.

Most of the work I do in the GIMP is on images that when compressed are about 80MB, and anything from 300 -> 700 MB uncompressed. I've never seen it segfault on me over the last year or so.

Pixel looks nice but it also looks to be a Photoshop-clone. For those of us who grew up with the GIMP, all those extra fiddly windows are a pain! Still, competition is good. With GIMP, Pixel, Inkscape and Xara Xtreme, art work on the Linux platform is getting better and easier very quickly.


Toby Haynes


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