Download and Install the GIMP Application

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    First, open your browser either from your desktop or by coming to the Windows icon.
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    If you can't find a browser in your list of recently used programs, use the search bar at the bottom.
    Type "Waterfox", "Opera", "SeaMonkey", "Google Chrome", "Firefox", "Internet Explorer", etc., and click the application.
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    Navigate to a search engine.
    You can do it by typing "www.google.com", "www.duckduckgo.com", "www.yahoo.com", etc. Then, press "Enter".
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    Type "gimp" in the search box.
    Click the link with "GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program" to enter the GIMP web site.
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    Alternatively, you can click "Downloads" underneath "GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program".
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    If you've selected the main link, then click the orange "Download" button on the page.
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    On the selection screen, click "Download GIMP ...
    directly" There should be the version listed instead of the ellipsis. The download will appear at the bottom of the screen.
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    If you are using Chrome, click the arrow for the current download and be sure to check the box marked "Open When Done".
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    Once the "Open File - Security Warning" has opened, click "Run".
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    Click your language from the drop-down menu.
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    Click "OK".
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    After that, click "Install" in the bottom corner of the dialogue box.
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    Now, click "Finish" to complete the installation.
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    Close the browser if you want.
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    Click the Windows icon.
    "GIMP 2" should now appear in your recently used programs, highlighted in orange as this is a new program.
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    If you cannot find GIMP, just use the search bar at the bottom.
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    Click "GIMP 2".
    The program will be started. We'll have "Toolbox" on the left. You can maximize the main window. "Layers" are on the right.
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