Re: [Gimp-user] Is uninstall needed before update

On Fri, 11 Jan 2019 18:07:33 +0100, rich404 wrote:

Gimp 2.10 will uninstall Gimp 2.8 as part of the process. If you have installed
any 3rd-party plugins to the Gimp system folder, then not a bad idea to
uninstall Gimp 2.8 first.  Some of these 2.8 legacy plugins can cause problems.
Uninstall Gimp 2.8 If any files remain in C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\ delete them.

GIMP 2.10 will not uninstall GIMP 2.8 - it simply installs over it (and
removes old plugins). It will however uninstall GIMP 2.6 and older first,
because from 2.8 onwards GIMP installs 64-bit version by default when

Again my advice, start with a clean install. 

Official advice is to just install over the current version and let it
migrate settings.

< Jernej Simončič ><><><><>< >

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