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GIMP 2.2.8 Released

Version 2.2.8 of the GNU Image Manipulation Program is now available. This is a bug-fix release in the stable 2.2 series that fixes a couple of problems. The source code can be retrieved from ftp.gimp.org and its mirrors, binary packages should become available over the next days.

Bugs fixed in GIMP 2.2.8
- fixed possible crash in plug-ins-query PDB function
- fixes to Script-Fu server mode on Win32
- fixed possible crash in win32 gimptool variant
- plugged a tiny memleak in the image display code
- plugged a tiny memleak in libgimpwidgets
- attempt to fix calling the web-browser on win32 (bug #171200)
- fixed loading of images in help-browser plug-in on win32
- fixed zoom offsets if dot-for-dot mode is disabled (bug #306476)
- fixes to Gfig parasite loading
- disabled buggy gimprc option stingy-memory-use (bug #306617)
- don't try to create a preview for a non-existant image file (bug #307672)
- fixed bug in Retinex plug-in (bug #157915)
- fixed bug in Newsprint plug-in (bug #161573)
- fixed bug in Shift plug-in (bug #308748)
- fixed bug in Grid plug-in (bug #308754)

Changes in the installer:
- Added icon for selecting file associations to the Start Menu group
- File types which are already associated with Gimp can't be unselected


Open Source :tazz:

What's Next:
You can expect updated versions of gimp-gap, gimp-freetype, gimp-plugin-template and hopefully also gimp-perl to appear over the next weeks. The GIMP source tree will soon be branched so that development can continue towards GIMP 2.4. We haven't yet made up a detailed roadmap, but we will try to publish one soon.

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