Thank you guys !

That was a quick answer ☺


From: C R []
Sent: Monday, June 15, 2015 11:31 PM
To: Avishai Noygershel;;
Subject: Re: [Gimp-developer] Download

Assuming this question is about if the GIMP software can be used to produce 
commercial content:
The answer to that is also yes.
GIMP is made available to everyone, for commercial or private use to produce 
graphics for commercial or private use.

To clarify:
1.The graphics you make with GIMP are your own work, and you retain all rights 
to that work under the intellectual property rights laws of your 
2.The use of GIMP does not alter your rights to your work, or the rights of any 
others to their work (so if you copy something under copyright off the internet 
and edit in GIMP, you would still need the permission of the original artist to 
use the graphics you downloaded).

In GIMP, please go to:  Help > About > Licence, and you will find this message 
in the second paragraph:

GIMP is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY 
WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A 
PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public Licence for more details.

What that means is that the GIMP is made by the community to be useful to 
everyone for commercial or private use, but there is no warranty on the 
software its self, nor is there a guarantee that it is fit for whatever you are 
using it for.

That said, I've been using GIMP professionally for about 8 years now, for tens 
of thousands of commercial products, and every aspect of design from product 
concepts, to edits, to photography of the finished products, and commercial 
advertisements, branding, billboards, magazine adverts, package design, etc.

In my humble opinion, it's simply an awesome and indispensable tool for 
commercial design work. (Check out for an Open Source vector 
editor as well)

GIMP can also be installed on as many machines as you want, with no license 

Note: I get this question a lot. To the devs, I propose we add the answer to 
the FAQ (though probably a shortened form, with less of me gushing about how 
good GIMP is for commercial use. ;) )


On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 7:31 AM, Avishai Noygershel 
<<>> wrote:

I have a question regarding your software license agreement.

I was wondering if your software is completely free? Can I use this software 
for free in a profitable organization?
Thank you in advance for your replay.


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