GIMP 2.8 Python Plugin.
This plugin allows you to place a layer in the rectangular selected area. The selected area can be of arbitrary rectangular shape.
1. Extract "place-layer-into-selection.py" from .zip archive to the ".../.gimp-2.x/plug-ins/" directory.
2. Make sure that the extracted file is executable.
3. If you are already running GIMP, close and reopen it.
Revisiting the concept of creating and using Luminosity Masks in GIMP. This script-fu will generate a full set of Light, Dark, and Midtone masks as channels for your image (based on the work of Tony Kuyper originally).
Update: Issues corrected, Restore Default button added added 64Bit Ubuntu Version
This is a C language version of the Insane Bump plugin. I have converted the Python code to a C language program and all the needed libraries and tools to do so. I have improved upon this program by adding an AO adjustment and 5 Preview panes. This is the Sixth release.
This plug-in produces different files within the original image's directory:
the _n is the normal map,
the _s is the specular,
the _d is the diffusion (just the color)
the _a is the ambient occlusion