Version History of GIMP 2.8.2


  • Make tag matching always case-insensitive
  • Let the tile-cache-size default to half the physical memory


  • Mention that the image was exported in the close warning dialog
  • Make sure popup windows appear on top on OSX
  • Allow file opening by dropping to the OSX dock
  • Fix the visibility logic of the export/overwrite menu items
  • Remove all "Use GEGL" menu items, they only add bugs and zero function
  • Improve performance of display filters, especially color management
  • Fix the image window title to comply with the save/export spec
  • and use the same image name everywhere, not only in the title
  • Fix positioning of pasted/dropped stuff to be more reasonable


  • Move gimpdir and thumbnails to proper locations on OSX
  • Implement relocation on OSX
  • Allow to use $(gimp_installation_dir) in config files


  • Fix remembering of JPEG load/save defaults
  • Revive the page setup dialog on Windows

Source and build system:

  • Add Windows installer infrastructure
  • Add infrastructure to build on OSX


  • Lots of bug fixes
  • List of translation updates