In GIMP came up with the processing of 16 and 32 bits per channel
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Today at the conference Libre Graphics Meeting 2012, held in Vienna, was the announcement of the historical values in the unstable version of the GIMP image processing came up 16 and 32 bits per color channel, integer or float on the user’s choice. Innovation will be part of the next stable version number 2.10.
This ad puts a fat point on the question of how will the program ever suitable for use in complex projects where the technical quality of the image is crucial.
At the moment, in a 32 bit floating point per channel working tools of transformation, color correction, and drawing. Available to download and save the 16-bit PNG, saving EXR and HDR.
Highest priority now is the completion of the port of the GIMP GEGL and transfer into the mainline development projects GSoC2011 – tools Warp Transform (interactive iWarp) and Seamless Paste (inserting images seamless adaptation of chroma and luminance characteristics). At GSoC2012 scheduled port functions on GEGL and completion of work to create a universal tool of transformation, as well as the editor for creating nodah test GEGL.
The final set of features in version 2.10 has not been discussed, the approximate release date of this release will be identified as future work. A shorter cycle of releases will be provided by the transport of large developments in the branches of Git.