Make GIMP Look Like Adobe Photoshop

Make GIMP Look Like Adobe Photoshop

GIMP does not behave like Adobe Photoshop but we can sure make it look like Photoshop! That will help Adobe Photoshop users switch between GIMP and Photoshop easily and provide for an easier user-interface.

The default GIMP layout is loathed by many given how misplaced the different windows appear. The utility panels will be unified from GIMP 2.8 but until then, we will have separate windows for each panel.

However, this YouTube video shows a cool tweak to make your GIMP appear like Photoshop. Enjoy.

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Chinmoy Kanjilal

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  • I was expecting something like GimpShop. :p

    • Anonymous

      GimpShop SUCKS.

  • Hi_There

    The lively music was OK, but I am certain it would be easier to follow and more intelligible if you had commented using your own dulcet tones. Also if you know of some Gimp site that gives you the hierarchical set up of all the var sub folders when using The Gimp, I would be


    • Yeah.. subfolders like photoshop is necessary for Gimp