GIMP extensions refers to a collection of various scripts and plugins specifically designed for the GIMP graphical editor, so as to enhance its performance and offer users with more ways of manipulating their images. The extension allows the user to add text to the image, as well as change the background, resize the image, apply filters to the image, and add special effects to the image. The script is written in Java and can be used with the Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X operating systems. One has to install the extension first through the GIMP installation package before using it. A good example of a GIMP extension is the Windows plugin for Microsoft.
Some of the well known GIMP extensions are the photo editing scripts, the image manipulation scripts, and the photo shop scripts which are mainly used to create basic graphics. Apart from those, there are other GIMP plugins available in the market as well. One can download free GIMP plugins from the web. These are simple scripts that perform specific tasks that can be useful for GIMP users.
If one is an expert in graphic design, he can create his own GIMP extensions by using the Photoshop or Illustrator plug-ins. However, if you are a novice, then the GIMP plug-ins are the best option for you. However, if you are looking for simple scripts, then GIMP extensions are the answer for you. These extensions are available at a very reasonable price and are easy to use. The GIMP plug-ins help to make your work with gimp much easier.