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What is GIMP?

GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. The terms of usage and rules about copying are clearly listed in the GNU General Public License.

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Ogg Vorbis

Ogg Vorbis is a new audio compression format. It is roughly comparable to other formats used to store and play digital music, such as MP3, VQF, AAC, and other digital audio formats. It is different from these other formats because it is completely free, open, and unpatented.

Ogg is the name of Xiph.org's container format for audio, video, and metadata, while Vorbis is the name of a specific audio compression scheme that's designed to be contained in Ogg. Note that other formats are also capable of being embedded in Ogg such as FLAC and Speex.

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Anybody who has photographs or audio/video recording of any previous GLUG NITH meet is requested to mail them to Arjun ( [email protected] ) or me ( [email protected] ) so that we can put them up in this section.

We would appreciate if you could send the photographs in JPEG or PNG format, and avoid using GIF. GIF is patented, which makes it unusable by free software.

Posted by Debarshi Ray at 16:00 hr 29/04/2006.