How to create borders in GIMP


GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free and open-source raster graphics editor used for image retouching and editing, free-form drawing, converting between different image formats, and more specialized tasks.

GIMP is released under GPLv3+ licenses and is available for Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.

Source: Wikipedia.

We can follow these steps to create borders in GIMP

  1. Open GIMP
  2. Press the Ctrl N to create a new image
  3. Select the 640x480 template or whatever you want
  4. Press the R key to activate the rectangle selection tool or E to activate the elliptical selection tool
  5. Select a region within the image
  6. Right click -> Select -> Border and specify the width of the border
  7. Press Ctrl , to color the border with the foreground color or Ctrl . to color the border with the background color
  8. Press Ctrl Shit A to turn off the selection.

Video about how to create border in GIMP

YouTube video
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1 comment

    • Victor on January 23, 2021 at 2:05 pm
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    Thanks a lot!

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