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Resynthesizer v1.0 released

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This is a suite of revised and new resynthesizer plugins.

I have assumed maintenance of the Resynthesizer from the original author Paul Harrison.

This is version 1.0.

The source is now at (a public repository like SourceForge). Search for user "bootchk", repository "resynthesizer." For more information, see the README and ChangeLog and NEWS files there (you don't have to download them.)

!!! The attached executables are Linux files. DO NOT download them for Windows. Also do NOT download the Python scripts for Windows (they won't work with the old resynthesizer.exe.) I have built the resynthesizer and tested on Windows, but have not finished an installer for Windows. If you are adept at building, download the source and build Windows executables yourselves.

A short summary of changes for users is:
- bugs are fixed
- alpha-agnostic: less hassle with alpha channels
- its bundled: most plugins that use the resynthesizer

For programmers:
- rewritten in C and Python, in Gimp style
- GNU build tool makefiles
- engine separated from the GUI control panel

resynthesizer.tar.gz67.32 KB
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I am interested in the compiled version for windows.
Could you perhaps put it on a fileshare?


Look her: it contains the resynthysizer plugin and more. You can also try Partha's place: (useful plugins) I believe it contains also the resynthesizer plugin.

I have a Windows Home Basic Vista 6.0 32 bit system. I have GIMP version 2.8.2.

I need to download the GIMP Resynthesizer plug-in and get it to work. I have no idea how to do this as I am not proficient in all the technology. Can you give me instructions on how to do it?

My e-mail is and my name is Judy Kunz.

Thank you for your help.

This is the Windows version I use: with GIMP 2.8.2 - copy and paste the files into your plug-ins folder in c:\users\[Your User Name]\.gimp-2.8 and restart GIMP

I'm having a problem running the resynthesizer stuff in Gimp. I'm running Suse Linux 12.1 64-bit with Gimp 2.6.11 and I'm still kind of a newbie when it comes to installing scripts and plugins for Gimp on here, although I couldn't get the resynthesizer to work on a Windows XP installation either. I unzipped the resynthesizer.tar.gz file and copied all the files to the home/[USER]/.gimp-2.6/scripts folder. I also copied the smart-remove.scm script to that folder too. That gives me the Filters>Enhance>Heal selection tool (I couldn't find any other tools added elsewhere). When I try to use the heal selection too, it pops up an error box:
Error while executing script-fu-smart-remove:
Error: eval: unbound variable: plug-in-resynthesizer

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks bootchk for carrying the torch on this! I've written up a walkthrough of Heal Selection, and some options for using it to possibly help newcomers along:

Getting Around in GIMP - Heal Selection (Resynthesizer)

I'd certainly appreciate any feedback in case I got anything horribly wrong... :)

I read your article and in one word....woooow... good explanation. I will post a link on the forum.

Thanks! I'm glad it's helpful in some way! :)

Please no brickbats, I am using Windows 7, and I understand that GIMP 2.8 uses a new version of python, like 2.7? and Resynthesizer uses python 2.6? So does Resynthesizer work in GIMP 2.8? If so, how should I make it work?

all three execute files in the UserFolder>.gimp-2.8>plug-ins folder and it works fine.

I believe resynth.exe is the newer binary

I don't use the python version.



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