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Wed, Jun. 13th, 2007, 07:27 pm
LiveQuartz

I want to let my fellow Mac-users know about a layers-based image editor I recently discovered: LiveQuartz. It uses CoreImage filters and it's faster than Gimp (on my system) and properly integrated into Aqua. It can't do everything Gimp can, but it does enough to replace Gimp in my regular day to day use. The only downside is that you need Mac OS 10.4 to run it and a recent Mac with a CoreImage-compatible graphics card to get good performance out of it.
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Wed, Jun. 13th, 2007 08:58 pm (UTC)
marko_the_rat

I moved to Linux as well once but ended up going back to Mac. *hugs his iMac* That was a few years ago. YMMV, and Linux is getting better all the time. Good luck with it. I actually don't have Fink installed on my new computer. I haven't found a need for it so far (Gimp is about the only program I use under X now and there's a better packaging of it outside of Fink). I haven't heard of KBounce.

Thu, Jun. 14th, 2007 10:42 am (UTC)
ponypig

im getting a new computer going to get a mac i think as i heard its better for graphics what makes it better what are the advantages over windows and are these good specs for my new pc or is there better for a 1600 or less price range? and can i use my own monitor with a mac?

Asustek P5W DH seris or P5W seris motherboard
250gb SATA2 7200RPM Hard Drive
pentium core 2 duo
XFX GeForce 79000GT XT 256MB GDDR3
Sony DVD Reader
2X 1GB DDR2 Ram
1394a firewire port
built in sound card

thank you in advance

Thu, Jun. 14th, 2007 08:56 pm (UTC)
marko_the_rat

I'll take this over IM.