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Solved Gimp - update to newest version?

Discussion in 'Digital Photography & Imaging' started by larryh10000, Dec 6, 2018.

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  1. larryh10000

    larryh10000 Thread Starter

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    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
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    I am currently using Gimp version 2.10.8 which has been out for about 4 months now. I would expect a newer version will be available pretty soon.
    My question is this: Do I just go to www.gimp.org and download the newest version when it's available and it will remove the older version and install the newest version OR do I need to manually uninstall the older version first and then download the newest version?

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  2. lunarlander

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    Gimp is a graphics editor. This class of programs usually does not hook into Windows very much because they don't need to. As such, I would simply delete the folder and install the new one.
     
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