In this tutorial, We will teach you How to download and install GIMP on Windows 11? We will also tell you some possible reasons why GIMP is not working after clean install or upgrade to Windows 11
Although his tutorial has specifically been made for Windows 11 users. But You can follow the instructions for Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 8
Does GIMP Work On Windows 11?
Yes! GIMP works on Windows 11, in addition to Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7, We have used GIMP on a device running Windows 11.
Free Disk Space
As you probably know, When you use web browsers and software, In addition to installation, They require additional disk space to operate properly.
The same is the case with GIMP. It occupies a significant amount of disk space, when it is open.
During Windows 11 upgrade or due to other reasons, Drive C runs out of disk space and your copy of GIMP stops working.
Before you use GIMP, Make sure, There is enough free disk space in Drive C.
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Although GIMP does not require high-end system resources, RAM size could be an issue on Windows 11.
Microsoft is being criticized for high-end Windows 11 system requirements.
Other things aside, Windows 11 can not be installed on 32bit devices. It requires a minimum 4GB of RAM.
Not mandatory but we suggest using GIMP on a device with 6GB or more RAM. If Your device has 4GB of RAM, Your copy of GIMP could crash, hang or become unusable.
Install/Update Graphics Device Drivers
The very first thing you need to do, after clean install Windows 11, Install device drivers including graphics card drivers.
When graphics card drivers are not installed, GIMP will not function or perform slowly.
Go to the official website of your brand or model and download and install missing graphics card drivers. Your copy of GIMP will perform fine for sure.
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The Page File Size
Increase the page file size if GIMP crashes or becomes unusable when using multiple tabs. Increasing the page file size helps GIMP run more smoothly.
How To Download GIMP?
The official website of GIMP is the best place to download this free image manipulation software.
To download GIMP, Go to GIMP.Org.
Click on the download button.
Beneath GIMP for Windows, There are two download options, The first option is for those who use an unreliable or slow internet connection. To use the first download option, you need uTorrent or any other good bittorrent client.
The second option is for an internet connection that is stable and fast. We’ll choose the second download option. Click Download GIMP Directly to begin the download.
How To Install GIMP On Windows 11?
After the download is complete, Double click on the downloaded file to launch the installer.
Select Install Mode. We are going to select the first option Install for all users.
Choose your preferred language and click OK.
If you don’t want to install it in Drive C, Click on Customize to change the installation directory or partition.
You can select a different folder or partition. Click the Browse button to change the installation folder.
Click Install to begin the installation. It may take 5 to 10 minutes.
Click Finish. GIMP is installed successfully.
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We hope today’s tutorial on How to download and install Gimp on Windows 11 was helpful to Windows 11 and other users.
If you encounter any problems during download or installation, please let Team Soft Suggester know.
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