Contents The GIMP package contains gimp, gimp-remote and gimptool. Description gimp gimp is an image manipulation program. It works with a variety of image formats and provides a large selection of tools. gimp-remote gimp-remote is a small utility that tells a running GIMP to open a local or remote image file. gimptool gimptool is a tool that can build plug-ins or scripts and install them if they are distributed in one source file. gimptool can also be used by programs that need to know what libraries and include-paths GIMP was compiled with.