GIMPshop is essentially Gimp with some cosmetic changes. The Gimp’s menu structure and naming conventions are a constant source of frustration for users accustomed to Photoshop.
gimpshop.com is owned by a greedy domain squatter and NOT the developer. Please have everyone you know update their bookmarks.
GIMPshop shares all of GIMP's advantages, including the long feature list and customisability, while addressing some common criticisms regarding the programs interface. It modifies the menu structure to closely match Photoshop's, adjusts the programs terminology to match Adobe's, and in the Windows version, uses a plugin called Deweirdifier to combine GIMP's numerous windows in a similar manner to the MDI system used by most Windows graphics packages. ... More Info »
While GIMPshop does not support Photoshop plugins, all of GIMP's own plugins, filters, brushes, etc. remain available.
Due to the changes to the interface, many Photoshop tutorials can be followed in GIMPshop unchanged, and most others can be adapted for GIMPshop users with minimal effort.
Demand on hard disk is only 30.1 MB (GIMP needs 84.9 MB).
Basic installation in difference to GIMP only with english user surface, no other languages.
NOTE: This software is NOT open source as it bundles adware with the application: the source code is NOT available. Also, the person that runs gimpshop.com basically stole Scott Moschella's original GIMPshop and used it to make money from advertising, even going so far as to pretend like they were Scott and including donation links. More info can be found at the Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GIMPshop