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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Ubuntu 14.04 - install BIMP - Batch image manipulation

BIMP is useful to apply filter to multiple images in GIMP.

HOW TO INSTALL BIMP on Ubuntu 14.04 x64

sudo apt-get install libgimp2.0-dev
sudo apt-get build-dep gimp)

make install


Compiled binary for Ubuntu 14.04 x64

just copy this binary to:
chmod 772  ~/.gimp-2.8/plug-ins/bimp


  1. Thank You, Bartosz. Bimp plugin is required in Linda Gimp video tutorial course and I am on Ubuntu, so your instructions were extremely helpful !!!

  2. The latest install procedure for BIMP is:

    1. Install the libgimp2.0-dev and libpcre3-dev packages (in order to have the full set of libraries and dependences to compile BIMP).

    sudo apt-get install libgimp2.0-dev libpcre3-dev

    2. Download the latest BIMP source code from

    3. Extract the downloaded archive, open a Terminal windows (Ctrl + Alt + T) and use cd to navigte to the extracted folder.

    4. Once you're in the folder, install BIMP with:

    make && make install

  3. Jake, thanks you so much for your explanation :)

  4. thanks for posting the binary.. just what I needed :)


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