GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program. In this little tutorial we’re going to show you that you don’t need to purchase a stupidly expensive program in order to print labels on your thermal printer! That we are just going to use one free (yet incredibly powerful) photo editing program.
WebP from Google will deliver faster internet to you. But at what cost?
WebP is something I found out by total accident when asking the simple question of:
Why does Google Chrome not support animated .PNG files?
It turns out Google instead of including the format into the library on their browser decided instead to exclude it. Although you can simply download an animated PNG plugin for Chrome here. That’s not the point. The point is it should be natively supported which it is not. If Google finally did support animated PNG files then Google now supports APNG which now we can put an axe into animated .GIF files. A Format which is still in use since the late 1980’s! Animated GIF files are now old enough to run for president of the United States! However, Google’s attitude was as follows:
Why spend any more time on other formats like PNG and JPG when WebP will be cooler!
Note: This issue with Google Chrome as of 7/25/2017 has now been resolved but the entry still stand for archival reasons.
Falling down is another color picture I did and for the time was one of the longest render scenes I did in Lightwave due to all of the reflections going on. Processed about a week on a pentium 2 300mhz. and the colored later in photoshop.