Welcome to Youth Creating and Communicating on HIV/AIDS



New user

 Start your game
 Create your own LOGO
 1.Start the digital triptych
 2.Appreciate others’ initiations
 3.Collaborate and create
 4.Select the pair to the triptych
 5.Finalize the triptych

What is GIMP?

The GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. On this page you can find information about downloading, installing and using the GIMP software.

Step 1: Downloading

You can download it from our server. For that purpose use the Download Software section, or the following link:

Gimp for Windows

Gimp for Linux

Step 2: Installing

To install the software, double click the executable file. The following screen will be displayed:

During the installation you will be asked to insyall the GTK+ packages. They are very usefull, so it is recommended to install them. After the installation process, the application will be ready to be launched. There will be a shortcut on the desktop which you can use to open the program. Double click it and after a short time the main GIMP window will appear:

Step 3: Using

There are several tutorials available that explain how to use GIMP. A few of them can be downloaded from our server. We highly recommend the tutorial created by our friend Mrityunjay Chatterjee of Sarai in New Delhi:

Download WinRar from hereA Tutorial for Beginners prepared by Mrityunjay Chatterjee1.22MB
Download Acrobat ReaderGimp Users Manual Second Edition6.05MB
Download Acrobat ReaderGimp Users Manual Second Edition - Color section1.02MB
Download WinRar from hereGimp Users Manual Second Edition with HTML Search 20.09MB

Try also this link here you can find quite good and easily understandable lessons.

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 Who am I?
 What is HIV/AIDS?
 Others and me
 How am I at risk?
 Living with HIV/AIDS

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