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Place Layer into Selection

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.

Installation Instructions:
1. Extract "" 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.


This plug-in fills all the selected parts of an image from the outside in with 2 colours
or 1 colour and a transparent band. The filled selection will be placed on a transparent
layer above the active layer.
The number of bands is user defined in the number of iterations, if however the
selections is totally filled, the process will stop before the number of iterations
being given is reached.
To totally fill a selection, choose a very high number of iterations.
The width of each band can be increased or decreased by a given amount of pixels in

Highlight from selection (German/English)

ResultThis script adds a filter for highlighting the contents of a selection by adding blur and desaturation (both optional) to the layer’s other contents (it creates a new layer for that).

Layer to selection (select layer bounds)

Adds a new menu item

Select→Layer to selection

which creates a selection that exactly matches the boundaries of the current layer.

2012-08-08: Added the fixes by Aralox thanks :-)

See also by saulgoode.

Selection bevel

New version of selection bevel released. Bugs of the last version have been fixed, and additionally a new feature added: now you can adjust the width and height of the bevel independently, creating neat effects where the bevel is thinner on some edges, or uneven.

Laso plug-in - object selection

A common task solved during a work with raster images is a object selection. Results obtained from this task are used in a number of applications - from analysis of the growth of human settlements to automatic medical diagnosis. We bring new plug-in for program GIMP for object selection.

Laso plug-in uses active contours models. The solution is based on the original classic model of active contours, the extended model using a gradient vector field (GVF) and proposed improvements.

Remove Holes (from Selection)

Gino D's GIMP Scripts:


This script enables you to remove the holes of a selection, if by hole we mean every unselected or partially selected area of the image which is surrounded by a fully selected area.

Glass Selection script

; glass-selection.scm
; version 1.0 []
; last modified/tested by Paul Sherman
; 01/01/2010 on GIMP-2.6.8
; Create Glass Effect of Selection
; based upon glass-text.scm by Scott Mosteller

Download, info and screenshots:

Selection to polar array

This script it allows you to create polar series into image from the active selection.

Updated to GIMP 2.6.6


Range Selection Script

The range selection script is a tool for easy and automatic creation of selections and lay­er masks. The selections or masks include all parts of the image that are situated within a defined range of tonal values, colours, saturation or edges. Selections can be based on one of 16 channels. For detailed instructions and several samples have a look at the attached manual.


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