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Separate to PNGs - Silkscreen Tools

This plug-in prompts for a directory then exports your channels as individual PNG files. This could be useful for preparing artwork for screen printing (silkscreen).

How to use:
1. Open the channels dialog
2. Create a new channel, selecting opacity and fill color
3. Perform creation/editing on channel
4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 as needed.
5. Run the filter

Remove the ".txt" extension from the file, and linux users be sure to flag the file as executable.

Unseparate PNGs - Silkscreen Tools

This plugin allows you to unseparate (recombine) individual PNG files (up to 6 files) and preview them in GIMP as they would be printed - for example on a 6-color silkscreen press. This is useful when preparing 1-color screens in GIMP or other programs, since you can get a reasonable representation of how they will look when printed atop one another.

This plug-in requires Python. Please do not ask how to install Python support for GIMP - search the forum (I'm looking at you, windows users ;)

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