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Systems to run GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) on a budget.

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Release Date 1996-02-15
Pricing Model Open Source
Platforms Linux, Mac OS X, Windows
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GIMP is a free and open-source raster graphics editor used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, resizing, cropping, photo-montages, converting between different image formats, and more specialized tasks.

Genres

Photo Editor, Raster Graphics Editor

Tags

2D, Creative, Filters, Guides, Layers, Lettering, Moddable, Pressure-Sensitive Stylus Support, Stroke Brushes

Current Offers

Compatible Ready-Made Systems

The following Systems meet the minimal system requirements set by GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP)'s developers. So, it should run, but you might experience slowdowns when working with larger, heavier files.

Matches are sorted by price, so if what you see doesn't match your expectations and you can afford to pay more, feel free to move on to the next page.

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Lenovo 14-inch IdeaPad 3 Chromebook (82KN0002CF)

Lenovo 14-inch IdeaPad 3 Chromebook (82KN0002CF)

Even by Chromebook standards, this netbook is a bit humble, but it's a cost-efficient solution for everyday needs.

A few characteristics could impe

Performance in selected Apps

GIMP76th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck19th percentile
Versatility75th percentile
Power20th percentile
Storage Space7th percentile
Portability72th percentile
Battery Autonomy86th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Linux, Android, Chrome OS

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

MediaTek MT8183

GPU

ARM Mali-G72

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

HP 14-inch Laptop (14-fq0008ca)

HP 14-inch Laptop (14-fq0008ca)

This laptop is as modest as it gets, but if you need more versatility than a Chromebook can offer, this could be worth a look.

Luckily, this laptop

Performance in selected Apps

GIMP80th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck16th percentile
Versatility91th percentile
Power24th percentile
Storage Space25th percentile
Portability84th percentile
Battery Autonomy36th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, S Edition

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD 3020e

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Acer Chromebook 311 (CB311-9H-C29L)

Acer Chromebook 311 (CB311-9H-C29L)

ranked #11 among Laptops priced under $750

Chromebooks excel as easy-to-carry travel companions for those of us who need to remain connected on the go, and this model is no exception. A USB-C d

Performance in selected Apps

GIMP20th percentile

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck17th percentile
Versatility95th percentile
Power12th percentile
Storage Space7th percentile
Portability93th percentile
Battery Autonomy54th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Linux, Android, Chrome OS

Screen

12", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Celeron N4000

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 600

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$260.
Acer 14-inch Chromebook 314 (CB314-1H-C1S4)

Acer 14-inch Chromebook 314 (CB314-1H-C1S4)

ranked #12 among Laptops priced under $750

This Chromebook has a larger screen, helping readability without compromising ease of transportation too much.

Performance in selected Apps

GIMP20th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck11th percentile
Versatility41th percentile
Power12th percentile
Storage Space7th percentile
Portability71th percentile
Battery Autonomy64th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Linux, Android, Chrome OS

Screen

14", 1366×786(1366 × 786, 1.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Celeron N4000

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 600

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$199.
Asus X515 15-inch Laptop (X515JA-SB39-CB)

Asus X515 15-inch Laptop (X515JA-SB39-CB)

ranked #9 among Laptops priced under $750

This convenient laptop makes a compelling solution for homework and other everyday tasks. It remains affordable while including all the features I'd c

Performance in selected Apps

GIMP100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck29th percentile
Versatility99th percentile
Power33th percentile
Storage Space75th percentile
Portability56th percentile
Battery Autonomy66th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i3-1005G1

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$749. You could save 47% right now.
HP 14-inch Laptop (14-dq2088ca)

HP 14-inch Laptop (14-dq2088ca)

ranked #5 among Laptops priced under $750

If you need a laptop to handle simple homework efficiently without breaking the bank, this model could be the answer.

Performance in selected Apps

GIMP100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Casual Worker
  • Audio Editor

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck36th percentile
Versatility69th percentile
Power36th percentile
Storage Space75th percentile
Portability79th percentile
Battery Autonomy80th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i3-1115G4

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$549. You could save 14% right now.