Reply to post: Re: Forget the geeky stuff, sort out the user experience.

It may be poor man's Photoshop, but GIMP casts a Long Shadow with latest update

Dave 126 Silver badge

Re: Forget the geeky stuff, sort out the user experience.

> Gnu Image Manipulation Program. The name says exactly what it does

Only if the full name is displayed under the icon, and not The GIMP. And to novice the GNU part is just mouse, if their head us swirling with JPGs, TIFs and PNGs. Acronyms are a form of jargon, only suitable for the initiated. Because of the way most desktop GUIs treat icons and text, Photoshop will be on a line below Adobe, making it readily scannable- it's not buffered on both sides with redundant information such as The, or Program.

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