The first link in the download section for windows downloads a torrent link
file, which users may not be familiar with.
The second link direct-downloads the Windows install file from

Is the torrent listed first to save bandwidth on
If not, maybe we should offer up the direct download executable first to
avoid confusion (and ranting and name-calling, apparently, lol).

Generally I find most sites make dedicated button-looking graphics for
various kinds of downloads.
I would be happy to make some up to disambiguate the downloading links, for
our less torrent-savvy users.


On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 9:58 PM, Michael Schumacher <> wrote:

> On 05/06/2015 10:37 PM, Kevin wrote:
> > On 2015-05-05 12:23, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> >> I would be the first to acknowledge that our downloads page isn't fun.
> >> However I'm looking at it right now fro a Windows machine and I see a
> >> huge download link at the top of the page, so I have no idea why
> >> Farkas would even have to go as far as the list of mirrors.
> >
> > The big download button on the top of the main page just takes you to
> > the downloads page. Buried a long way down the page is a link to a
> > development version of GIMP for Windows. The page needs a link to the
> > site that has the released versions of GIMP for Windows.
> It takes you to the downloads page, adjusted to the platform you are using.
> --
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> Michael
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