Glimpse is a free open source photo and image editor, a libre alternative to Adobe Photoshop. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @glimpse

It's available for Linux and Windows from the Glimpse website at

Glimpse is forked from the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), and is run by members of the Fediverse community.

@FediFollows @glimpse sounds great. I already use GIMP but will give this a spin, thanks!

@FediFollows would have been better to actually recommend the project that does the work... instead of just a random fork that was annoyed by the name...


I think Glimpse do actually donate work and funds upstream as well?

By the way, I can only recommend follows, I don't think GIMP is on the Fediverse?

@FediFollows @reto Correct, we have donated $500 USD so far. We also provide direct donation links for GNU I.M.P as often as we provide our own so our users are clear that they have a choice.

We recently did an interview with Davies Media Design that clears up some misconceptions:

(See also: FAQs page on our website:

@reto @FediFollows changing the name was necessary work that the original project declined to do; all the more reason to support @glimpse

@relsqui @reto @FediFollows @glimpse I second that fully! No need to be a jerk by keeping a hurtful name.

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