[Gimp-developer] ANNOUNCE: GIMP 2.8.4 released


GIMP 2.8.4 has been released. This is a bugfix release
in the stable 2.8 series, no new features were added.

For a complete list of changes since 2.8.2 please see the "Changes"
section below. Also see the release notes of the 2.8 series at

Happy GIMPing,


  GIMP 2.8.4 is available from:


  and from the mirrors listed at:


  The checksum of the tarball is:

  392592e8755d046317878d226145900f  gimp-2.8.4.tar.bz2

Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.8.2 to GIMP 2.8.4


 - Move the OSX gimpdir to "~/Library/Application Support"


 - Better names for the default filters in save and export
 - Make tool drawing (esp. the brush outline) much more responsive
 - Remember the "maximized" state across sessions
 - Simplify the splash image code a lot, makes it appear immediately
 - Allow the text tool to start on an image without layers
 - Various fixes for text style attribute handling
 - Set unconfigured input devices to eraser if GTK+ says they are
 - Make language selectable in Preferences on OSX


 - Make libgimp drawable combo boxes aware of layer groups
 - Make sure plug-in windows appear on top on OSX
 - Fix item width in GimpPageSelector (used e.g. in PDF import)


 - Better default values in the Drop Shadow script
 - Fix a whole bunch of bugs in the BMP plug-in
 - On OSX, use the system's screenshot utility


 - Add Brazilian-Portuguese translation to the Windows installer

Source and build system:

 - Many improvements to the OSX bundle build system
 - Support automake 1.13


 - Lots of bug fixes
 - Lots of translation updates


  Alexandre Prokoudine, Clayton Walker, Jehan, Jernej SimonÄiÄ, JoÃo
  S. O. Bueno, Liam Quin, Ludovic Rousseau, Massimo Valentini, Michael
  Henning, Michael Natterer, Mike Gran, Mukund Sivaraman, Nils
  Philippsen, Piotr DrÄg, Simone Karin Lehmann, Sven Claussner, Ville
  PÃtsi, Ville SkyttÃ


  Alexandre Prokoudine, Andika Triwidada, Bruce Cowan, Christian
  Kirbach, Daniel Mustieles, Dimitris Spingos, Khaled Hosny, Marco
  Ciampa, Marek ÄernockÃ, Martin Srebotnjak, Peter MrÃz, Piotr DrÄg,
  Rafael Ferreira, RÅdolfs Mazurs, Seong-ho Cho, Taijuin, Timo Jyrinki,

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