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How to get GIMP 2.8.14 (Windows)

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over 8 years ago


almost 9 years ago

Thank You

almost 9 years ago

the latest version is 2.8.14
here's the link to the online manual

St3v3nO member for almost 9 years St3v3nO 1 comment
almost 9 years ago

Is this Download for the User Manual? (I'm Totally New to Any Type of Photo Editing Programs, and do not know how to Operate them, so I am in Desperate need for a User Manual. Thanks)

PEel member for about 9 years PEel 1 comment
about 9 years ago

Hello everyone, I am trying to 3D extrude an oval into an elongated tunnel using GIMP 2.8.14; the size of my pic is 4960x3508 (300x300 ppi); my settings are:
Exe. Direction 270
Bump Azimuth 125
Bump Elevation 90
Bump Depth 60
Ambient light 0
Bump Curve -Spherical

Every time GIMP crashes on me, does anyone have any suggestions on solutions?

over 9 years ago

what is the latest versionof gimp that has the wavelet plugin

GoneToPlaid member for almost 10 years GoneToPlaid 3 comments
over 9 years ago

Hi L Johnson,

Not sure if Gimp running under Windows makes C++ calls, but the error message you are getting reminds me of the exact same error message I would get with some other programs after downloading and installing shareware. What happened is that the shareware installed a slightly earlier version of the Microsoft C++ redistributable package. If you are running Gimp under windows, try running Windows Update and see if there are available updates for any Microsoft packages such as C++.

L Johnson
over 9 years ago


I've been using version 2.8.14 since January and hadn't had any problems until today. Whenever I try to open the program I get a runtime error

Program: C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\bin\gimp-2.8.exe

The application has requested the runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.

Please contact the support team for more information.

I have uninstalled and reinstalled the program a few times and still get the same error.

What can I do to fix this issue?

Thank you.

Michael Schumacher
almost 10 years ago

That fix is easy - get the updated installer from

Preferably the torrent to distribute the load, but there's also a direct link to the setup exe file there.

Veovis Muad'dib
almost 10 years ago

I can't seem to find any resources on fixing the missing icons, though I've seen multiple bug reports mentioned.

Should I simply downgrade or is there a quick way I could install the missing icons myself?

Michael Schumacher
almost 10 years ago

Works fine here. Make sure that you're using the updated installer on both systems.

GoneToPlaid member for almost 10 years GoneToPlaid 3 comments rated this topic with 5/5
almost 10 years ago

Oops. I forgot to mention that the issue with Gimp 2.8.14 and Python crashing with an error code 0xc0000005 in libpixman-1-0.dll on my Win7 X64 machine does not occur on my WinXP X32 machine.

GoneToPlaid member for almost 10 years GoneToPlaid 3 comments
almost 10 years ago

I have the same issue with Gimp 2.8.14 for Windows 7 X64 with Python crashing with an error code 0xc0000005 in libpixman-1-0.dll. My solution was to uninstall 2.8.14 and reinstall 2.8.10. No reboot was required after installing the earlier version, and all of my settings and plugins were preserved.

almost 10 years ago

Got the same obvious issues as already mentioned (% symbol not correctly). Also the Rectangle select tool is jittery and slow. What the hell... I'm going back to 2.8.10 which ran flawlessly.

Michael Schumacher
almost 10 years ago

Would be nice if you could add the link to the BitTorrent-based download, too - this actually gets faster the more people use it, unlike which might be rather slow at times:

redforce member for almost 18 years redforce 230 comments
almost 10 years ago

I have justed updated the link to the version that fixes the "crash on window resize" and "missing icons" bugs.

almost 10 years ago

Having issue with Gimp 2.8.14 for Windows:an error code 0xc0000005 & something about libpixman-1-0.dll

sduccio member for about 12 years sduccio 1 comment rated this topic with 5/5
almost 10 years ago

Hi, I've upgraded to 2.8.14. I'm glad for the fixed bugs, but I've encountered some new issues: the levels control bar doesn't display the icons (as in the attached pic). And zoom level control doesn't display the percent simbol. I think that as soon there will be a 2.8.16 release to fix the new bugs.

josephbupe member for about 13 years josephbupe 20 comments
almost 10 years ago


What will be the last version of 2.8 before 2.9?

2.8.10, 2.8.12, 2.8.14, .....

Kevin Harney
almost 10 years ago

I have been using Gimp seriously for about 1 year now. Switched from Corel Photopaint. I enjoy using the software very much. I look forward to using 2.8.14.
Kevin Harney
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Lyle member for about 12 years Lyle 91 comments
almost 10 years ago

Just completed downloaded 2.8.14; going to wait a week before installing it though just in case I hear even more surprises. lol

devvv member for almost 18 years devvv 1475 comments
almost 10 years ago

Fixed, thanks!

almost 10 years ago

The link still does not work(27.08.2014 12:00)
but this works:

almost 10 years ago

I tried the link as well as the download button but the message says: "You may have mistyped the address or the file may have been removed." Is there a problem with this version as well?