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10% remove it90% keep it
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Global Rank #1,740
United States Rank #1,582
Reach 0.3875%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.60 days
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Average installed length: 536.33 days


2.6.11 100.00%

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GIMP 2.6.11

What is GIMP?

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is an image retouching and editing tool. GIMP has tools used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, resizing, cropping, photo-montages, converting between different image formats, and more specialised tasks. Animated images such as GIF and MPEG files can be created using an animation plugin.

About  (from The GIMP Team)

GIMP is a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition, and image authoring. It is a powerful piece of software with capabilities not found in any other free software product. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert-quality photo-retouching program, an ...  Read more


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named gimp-2.6.exe. The setup package generally installs about 135 files and is usually about 52.96 MB (55,536,550 bytes). The program uses the GLib GNOME library.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: gimp-win.sourceforge.net
Help link: www.gimp.org/docs
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\setup\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 52.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GIMP 2.6.11

Program executable:gimp-2.6.exe
Signed by:Open Source Developer
Path:C:\Program Files\gimp-2.0\bin\gimp-2.6.exe
GIMP is an image retouching and editing tool and is released under the GPLv3 license as free and open-source software. GIMP has tools used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, resizing, cropping, photo-montages, converting...
Additional files:
  • gimp-2.6.11-i686-setup.exe - GIMP (GIMP Setup)
  • gimp-2.6.11-i686-setup-1.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • gimp-console-2.6.exe
  • libgimpcolor-2.0-0.dll
  • bzip2.dll
  • libgimp-2.0-0.dll
  • libgimpbase-2.0-0.dll
  • libgimpconfig-2.0-0.dll
  • libgimpmath-2.0-0.dll
  • libgimpmodule-2.0-0.dll
  • libgimpthumb-2.0-0.dll
  • libgimpui-2.0-0.dll
  • libgimpwidgets-2.0-0.dll
  • bzip2.exe
  • gspawn-win32-helper.exe
  • gspawn-win32-helper-console.exe
  • gswin32c.exe
  • libcairo-2.dll
  • libexpat.dll
  • alien-map.exe
  • align-layers.exe
  • animation-optimize.exe
  • animation-play.exe
  • antialias.exe
  • apply-canvas.exe
  • blinds.exe
  • blur.exe
  • blur-gauss.exe
  • blur-gauss-selective.exe
  • blur-motion.exe
  • border-average.exe
  • bump-map.exe
  • cartoon.exe
  • channel-mixer.exe
  • checkerboard.exe
  • cml-explorer.exe
  • color-cube-analyze.exe
  • color-enhance.exe
  • color-exchange.exe
  • colorify.exe
  • colormap-remap.exe
  • color-rotate.exe
  • color-to-alpha.exe
  • compose.exe
  • contrast-normalize.exe
  • contrast-retinex.exe
  • contrast-stretch.exe
  • contrast-stretch-hsv.exe
  • convolution-matrix.exe
  • crop-auto.exe
  • crop-zealous.exe
  • gimp-2.4.exe
  • glew32.dll
  • iconv.dll
  • lensfun.dll
  • libasprintf-0.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • libgdkglext-win32-1.0-0.dll
  • AlienMap2.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • gimp-2.6.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1F0D4C5-25E4-4D81-BB84-188177B514BD}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:403.19 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006743945%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00049383%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00018057%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,435,111
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:5.54 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:853 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:21.09 MB
Total CPU:0.0135037864%
Kernel CPU:0.00741097%
User CPU:0.00609281%

How do I remove GIMP?

You can uninstall GIMP from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program GIMP 2.6.11, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove GIMP.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.49%
Windows Vista 9.46%
Windows XP 8.62%
Windows 10 8.39%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.74%
Windows 7 Professional 12.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.65%
Windows 10 Home 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.37%
  Germany 7.97%
  France 5.83%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Italy 3.78%
  Canada 2.93%
  Japan 2.82%
  Australia 1.80%
  Spain 1.67%
  Poland 1.56%
  Netherlands 1.18%
  Sweden 1.15%
  Belgium 1.06%
  Finland 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.80%
Dell 25.41%
Acer 17.03%
Toshiba 8.99%
ASUS 7.10%
Lenovo 2.25%
Intel 1.94%
Samsung 1.84%
American Megatrends 1.34%
NEC 0.87%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.28%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.84%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.84%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.66%
Dell XPS 8300 2.36%

About The GIMP Team

GIMP is primarily developed by volunteers as a free software project under the GNU project.
Publisher URL: www.gimp.org


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