Re: [Gimp-developer] [Gimp-user] Gimp download android


I had the topic 'GIMP on other platforms' on the LGM team meeting
agenda, but we didn't have time to speak about it.
(See Schumaml's prepared document 'Meeting minutes').
As the topic raises up more often these days we should
clarify soon how to deal with newer platforms.

Kind regards,


On  28.4.2014 at 3:16 AM Jehan Pagès wrote:
Hi Edith,

On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 5:29 PM, Edith Arnold <arnoldedith yahoo com> wrote:

Is there a gimp for android? I miss it so,since I lost computer.I have a odd make, my android is a xeilo 
tablet 4.1.1. Digging into the system it seams to be  with a kernel of  Linux 2.6.x. files are apex format.

There is no official GIMP for Android. I remember that someone said he
compiled GIMP for Android. You can find it on the Google play store.
But this was "as is", there were apparently no adaptation whatsoever,
or very few, to adapt it to small devices (phone, tablets), so
usability is likely close to inexisting and frustrating.
That means also that the GIMP developers cannot vouch for it. The
"normal" GIMP is meant for desktop only.

Note that I don't think that anyone is against getting a real GIMP for
Android, adapted for tablets and phones or such devices. But simply no
contributor ever shown interest into starting the porting work and
contributing this upstream.


I hope I gave you efficient information.
Thank you

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