[Gimp-user] GIMP 2.8.0 WIN32 - Very Slow

In Preferences/Colour Management, I had enabled  'Try to use the system 
monitor profile's.
I disabled this, and it seems to work OK now.

On 08/05/2012 11:18, wojtzuch wrote:
I got the same problem on my limited user account in Windows XP (Core 2 Duo). I noticed, however, no such 
problems when running GIMP 2.8 with admin credentials.

I noticed a similar problem after updating to 2.8. In my case it only goes away if I turn off Colour 
Management altogether. Then 2.8 redraws the screen fast - if anything even faster than 2.6. But something is 
not quite right. "Colour Management" when redrawing the screen doesn't need to be any more than using the 
colour value from the image to index into a lookup table to get the colour value to sent to the screen, but 
for some reason it seems to be doing far more - kind of like it's rebuilding the table each time for every 
Given that colour management is one of the things which sets Gimp ahead of its rivals and on a par (in my 
opinion) with Photoshop, maybe this issue needs looking at sooner rather than later.


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