Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on December 17, 2005 03:05 AM
I think this app is better than Gimp from a usability standpoint. It feels very similar to Photoshop.
Probably one of the most stupid comments I've ever read. Looks like Photoshop, so it is more usable.
Many people consider Photoshop as cluttered and Gimp as usable (and then again many people don't). You can't judge usability from your own preference point. I'm not saying Photoshop is not usable. It is, for anyone that likes that kind of application, but on the other hand so is Gimp where reason is the same.
One example where Photoshop is completely unusable. 3 monitor setup on Windows (not Matrox exteded 3to1 like, 3 separate monitors). You can use 1 and 1/2 at best.
Second thing using verbal tabs (on toolwindows) takes too much horizontal space so you can stack 3to1 at best.
Since I'm a ex-avid-Photoshop-user (about 5-6 years of use), now-Gimp-user I can only say I would never go back.
I could name more bugs, where I find Photoshop as completely unusable, but those two should be enough, they are infact the reason why I completely left out PS. And by the way, I don't need CMYK.