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Recommended Systems for GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP).

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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

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Compatible Ready-Made Systems

The following Systems meet the system requirements set by GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP)'s developers. There are no performance standards defining how well a recommended system should perform (some developers overestimate them, others can be a bit optimistic), but I would expect those systems to handle anything easily but the most painstakingly complex tasks.

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)

ranked #4 among Laptops priced under $400

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 Buck26th percentile
Versatility87th percentile
Power18th percentile
Storage Space8th percentile
Portability74th 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

Typically sells for C$299. You could save 10% right now.
Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14-inch Netbook (82GW0047CF)

Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14-inch Netbook (82GW0047CF)

ranked #8 among Laptops priced under $400

Built for price-effectiveness above all, this laptop might still be worth a look if you're happy with products from the Microsoft store. It's not a po

Performance in selected Apps

GIMP80th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck11th percentile
Versatility99th percentile
Power22th percentile
Storage Space24th percentile
Portability71th percentile
Battery Autonomy26th 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

Typically sells for C$249. You could save 20% right now.
HP 14-inch Laptop (14-fq0008ca)

HP 14-inch Laptop (14-fq0008ca)

ranked #9 among Laptops priced under $400

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 Buck10th percentile
Versatility61th percentile
Power22th percentile
Storage Space24th percentile
Portability86th percentile
Battery Autonomy37th 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

Typically sells for C$349.
Lenovo IdeaPad 3i 15-inch Laptop (82H801ECCF)

Lenovo IdeaPad 3i 15-inch Laptop (82H801ECCF)

This laptop was designed for cost-efficiency without sacrificing too much versatility. If you need a laptop for everyday tasks and want to avoid the c

Performance in selected Apps

GIMP100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck29th percentile
Versatility98th percentile
Power34th percentile
Storage Space39th percentile
Portability54th percentile
Battery Autonomy51th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Pentium Gold 7505

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$499. You could save 100% right now.
Asus VivoBook 15 M515 (M515DA-BS31-CB)

Asus VivoBook 15 M515 (M515DA-BS31-CB)

This laptop won't break any speed records, but it's a cost-effective solution to handle everyday homework and going online.

Performance in selected Apps

GIMP90th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck8th percentile
Versatility32th percentile
Power33th percentile
Storage Space68th percentile
Portability61th percentile
Battery Autonomy7th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

15", 1366×798(1366 × 798, 1.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 3 3250U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

HP 14-inch Laptop (14-dq2088ca)

HP 14-inch Laptop (14-dq2088ca)

ranked #6 among Laptops priced $400-1000

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

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck34th percentile
Versatility64th percentile
Power38th percentile
Storage Space68th percentile
Portability82th percentile
Battery Autonomy79th 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.