Re: A better open source raster/bitmap editor - preferably portable

Subject: Re: A better open source raster/bitmap editor - preferably portable
From: William Gaffga <will -dot- gaffga -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Technical Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 20:27:32 -0800

Not usb-portable, but browser-portable ...
http://advanced.aviary.com/tools/image-editor
The Aviary suite is remarkably good for web-based apps.
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On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 8:20 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 10:56 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
> > I learn a lot about new tech from this group, especially when it comes to
> > open source tools (such as GIMP).
>
>
> On this note, I'm on the hunt for an open source or free raster
> image/bitmap editor with the quality of Photoshop but none of the
> hangups of GIMP. I like GIMP, and would be willing to put up with its
> UI idiosyncrasies if its export quality wasn't so horrible. Even at
> the highest quality setting, GIMP saves images that are more blurry.
> Photoshop generates crisper images.
>
> I haven't asked around, and I haven't looked on
> http://portableapps.com . I could explore a lot of different editors,
> but I thought polling the hive to see if there might be something I
> haven't thought of.
>
> The key requirements are that it should not need to be installed, nor
> should it access the system layer. I prefer programs that I can save
> on a USB key. Java-based applications are okay. I link to a Java
> library on my key to run Freemind.
>
> Bonus: Is there also a port, or even a different application, that
> works on a Mac?
>
> Send me your experience!
>
> Thanks,
>
> -Tony
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