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Downloads of v 2.8.16:


Last Update:

26 Nov 2015

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • GIMP Team


gimp editor images graphics photo art png


This is not the latest version of GIMP available.

  • 1
  • 2
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2.8.16 | Updated: 26 Nov 2015



Downloads of v 2.8.16:


Software Author(s):

  • GIMP Team

GIMP 2.8.16

This is not the latest version of GIMP available.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install GIMP, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade GIMP, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall GIMP, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade gimp -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.8.16'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade gimp -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.8.16'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install gimp
    name: gimp
    version: '2.8.16'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'gimp' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.8.16'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller gimp
    Name     = "gimp"
    Version  = "2.8.16"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'gimp':
  ensure   => '2.8.16',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 08 Jan 2016.


GIMP is a multi-platform photo manipulation tool. GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. The GIMP is suitable for a variety of image manipulation tasks, including photo retouching, image composition, and image construction.

GIMP has many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.

GIMP is expandable and extensible. It is designed to be augmented with plug-ins and extensions to do just about anything. The advanced scripting interface allows everything from the simplest task to the most complex image manipulation procedures to be easily scripted.

$packageName = 'gimp'
$version = '2.8.16'
$url = 'https://download.gimp.org/mirror/pub/gimp/v2.8/windows/gimp-2.8.16-setup.exe'
$url64bit = $url
$installerType = 'exe'
$gimpRegistryPath = $(

if (Test-Path $gimpRegistryPath) {
  $installedVersion = (
    Get-ItemProperty -Path $gimpRegistryPath -Name 'DisplayVersion'

if ($installedVersion -eq $version) {
  Write-Host $(
    "GIMP $installedVersion is already installed. " +
    "Skipping download and installation."
} else {
  Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType `
    $installArgs $url $url64bit -validExitCodes @(0)
$packageName = 'gimp'
$installerType = 'exe'
$gimpRegistryPath = $(

if (Test-Path $gimpRegistryPath) {
  $uninstallString = (
    Get-ItemProperty -Path $gimpRegistryPath -Name 'UninstallString'

if ($uninstallString) {
  Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType `
    $installArgs $uninstallString

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
GIMP 116819 Sunday, August 13, 2023 Approved
GIMP 2.10.34 179256 Tuesday, February 28, 2023 Approved
GIMP 217323 Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Approved
GIMP 2.10.32 2405 Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Approved
GIMP 2.10.30 157052 Tuesday, December 21, 2021 Approved
GIMP 2.10.28 109636 Saturday, September 18, 2021 Approved
GIMP 166190 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Approved
GIMP 40284 Friday, April 2, 2021 Approved
GIMP 7151 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Approved
GIMP 2.10.22 265376 Thursday, October 8, 2020 Approved
GIMP 264057 Friday, June 12, 2020 Approved
GIMP 2.10.20 28630 Thursday, June 11, 2020 Approved
GIMP 114609 Friday, May 1, 2020 Approved
GIMP 2.10.18 237323 Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Approved
GIMP 2.10.14 318017 Thursday, October 31, 2019 Approved
GIMP 2.10.12 503999 Saturday, June 15, 2019 Approved
GIMP 2.10.10 224478 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Approved
GIMP 2.10.8 81295 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Approved
GIMP 2.10.6 54575 Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Approved
GIMP 29843 Thursday, July 12, 2018 Approved
GIMP 2.10.4 9077 Friday, July 6, 2018 Approved
GIMP 2.10.2 35208 Sunday, May 27, 2018 Approved
GIMP 36033 Thursday, May 10, 2018 Approved
GIMP 2.10.0 22603 Thursday, May 3, 2018 Approved
GIMP 2.9-dev-20151208 2714 Tuesday, December 8, 2015 Exempted
GIMP 120695 Saturday, October 21, 2017 Approved
GIMP 2.8.22 51579 Friday, May 12, 2017 Approved
GIMP 2.8.20 30619 Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Approved
GIMP 32964 Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Approved
GIMP 2.8.18 30910 Sunday, July 31, 2016 Approved
GIMP 5644 Sunday, May 8, 2016 Approved
GIMP 2.8.16 13226 Thursday, November 26, 2015 Approved
GIMP 8169 Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Approved
GIMP 17352 Sunday, September 7, 2014 Approved
GIMP 2.8.14 1276 Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Unknown
GIMP 3590 Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Unknown
GIMP 2.8.10 3539 Sunday, December 1, 2013 Unknown
GIMP 2.8.8 1124 Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Unknown
GIMP 2.8.6 1745 Monday, June 24, 2013 Unknown
GIMP 2.8.4 835 Monday, June 3, 2013 Unknown
GIMP 2.8.2 1524 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Unknown
GIMP 2.8.0 924 Tuesday, July 3, 2012 Unknown

This package has no dependencies.

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  • This discussion is only about GIMP and the GIMP package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the Google Group.
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