On Sat, 2008-11-08 at 10:26 +0100, Roland Smith wrote: > On Sat, Nov 08, 2008 at 09:33:36AM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote: > > > On Fri, Nov 07, 2008 at 10:52:08PM -0800, Mike Price wrote: > > >> Hello guys, > > >> > > >> Is there a port like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for FreeBSD? > > >> I would like to move to FreeBSD as soon as possible. > > > > > > You could try the gimp for manipulating bitmap images. For creating > > > vector images, try either inkscape or xaralx. They're all in ports. > > > > > i have a friend that do offset printing. > > > > he have to use windoze and photoshop for only one reason - gimp doesn't > > support editing CMYK images > > Nobody has ever said that the gimp was suitable for all purposes. But it > seems that most users of gimp (and photoshop) don't need it. > > Most of the gimp users seem to use it for editing photos or making web > graphics, where RGB is fine. Adding and testing CMYK capabilities > is both time-consuming and costly because you need access to pre-press > equipment to do meaningfull testing, see: > http://rants.scribus.net/2006/06/03/why-no-cmyk-in-gimp-is-a-good-thing-now/ > > However, there is a gimp plug-in for exporting CMYK images: > http://cue.yellowmagic.info/softwares/separate.html
Actually I've checked that out and it isn't much chop unless you specifically want to create colour sep plates. Gimp can handle CMYK palettes because they're a subset of the RGB palette. Just use the right ICC, import into scribus, and save as a pdf (or whatever). _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"