How to Download and Install GIMP for Mac

In this video tutorial we will show you how to download GIMP for Mac.

In order to download GIMP for Mac you have to open a Safari browser. Enter “” in the address bar.


On the next page go to the main menu and click on the “Downloads” link.

Click on the Downloads

Go down on the next page and choose “Download gimp-2.8.2-dmg-2.dmg”.

Choose link Download gimp-2.8.2-dmg-2.dmg

The download will start automatically. Click the “Downloads” button in the Safari toolbar to see the progress. Close the “Safari” browser after the download is complete.

Click the “Downloads” icon in the Dock and open the downloaded file.

Click the Downloads icon

Right-click on the “Finder” icon in the Dock and open a “New Finder Window”.

Choose New Finder Window

In the appeared window, go to the “Applications”.

Go to the Applications

Now switch back to the window with GIMP application and drop the app into the “Applications” window by holding left mouse button.

Drag and drop GIMP icon

Close all windows. Click on the “Launchpad” icon in the Dock. Find the GIMP icon and launch it. The application has been successfully installed.