GIMP User Manual


GIMP comes with a built-in help system. Once you have started the program, press

F1 for context-sensitive help. You may have to install the help pages from a separate

package (gimp-help), depending on how your version of GIMP was packaged.



GIMP User Manual

Due to its size, the user manual is not included with the GIMP installers and has been

split into language-specific packages. Installer packages are provided by Jernej Simončič



The user manual for the GIMP 2.6 release is available in several

languages in


Chinese Simplified (24.5 MB)

Dutch (24.5 MB)

English (24.5 MB)

French (24.6 MB)

German (28.5 MB)

Italian (25.6 MB)

Japanese (20.9 MB)

Korean (24.0 MB)

Norwegian Nynorsk (26.4 MB)

Polish (24.5 MB)

Russian (24.9 MB)

Spanish (25.4 MB)

Swedish (25.1 MB)


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