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please update the English page with the new link to the v2.8 plugin. thanks.

by Larry (guest), 11 Dec 2018 22:19
LQR 0.7.2 on GIMP 2.10.6
Philipp (guest) 25 Oct 2018 14:38
in discussion General / Help requests » LQR 0.7.2 on GIMP 2.10.6

After some failed attempts, I finally succeeded in installing lqr for GIMP 2.10.6 on Windows 10

uninstalled both
installed GIMP 2.10.6 in 32bit by /32 switch
installed lqr, therefore chose _C:/Program Files/GIMP 2_ as folder.

No more errors on GIMP startup, lqr is available in layers menu and working.

LQR 0.7.2 on GIMP 2.10.6 by Philipp (guest), 25 Oct 2018 14:38

To me the same thing happens to me. Does anyone know the solution?
Thank you

by Joaquin (guest), 17 May 2018 16:49

After multiple reinstalls and using both versions available on this website it is still not working. I suspect it is because I a running Gimp 2.10 but I have not ruled out being stupid. Thanks for any help.

Recog. grad.
XP15EFXP15EF 19 Sep 2017 18:52
in discussion General / Help requests » Recog. grad.


What "recog." in "Feature recog." and "grad." in "Grad. sum" stand for?
I need to know that for translation.

Recog. grad. by XP15EFXP15EF, 19 Sep 2017 18:52
Dave (guest) 11 Aug 2017 05:25
in discussion General / Bug reports » Error when opening GIMP

You're using 64 bit GIMP and installing a 32 bit plug in. Several years ago you could find a 64 bit compile of the plug by Partha. I can't find that anymore. Try installing 32 bit GIMP.

by Dave (guest), 11 Aug 2017 05:25
CarloBCarloB 02 Aug 2017 13:51
in discussion General / Bug reports » Liquid Rescale Ignoring Masks

Thanks, I'll have a look as soon as I have some time.

by CarloBCarloB, 02 Aug 2017 13:51

While working with a rather large image, 7360x4912 138MB, the rescale fails with a "Not Enough Memory" Error. I noticed this error appears after the task manager indicates the "gimp-lqr-plugin.exe" process as using 1,400,000 K of memory while my total memory usage remains below 4 GB.

GIMP 2.8.16
Windows 7

Not Enough Memory by Justin FJustin F, 01 Aug 2017 17:38
Justin (guest) 01 Aug 2017 14:12
in discussion General / Bug reports » Liquid Rescale Ignoring Masks

drive. google. com/drive/folders/0B_EvEsAo_itoaVJMcmZibkRDSjg?usp=sharing

Not sure how to email you

by Justin (guest), 01 Aug 2017 14:12

Yes, please send me that email and I'll try to check.

Liquid Rescale Ignoring Masks
Justin (guest) 31 Jul 2017 20:28
in discussion General / Bug reports » Liquid Rescale Ignoring Masks

While I was using the Liquid Rescale GIMP plugin I tried to remove an area of width from the image I but noticed nothing was removed from the area selected in the discard mask. I turned on the seam layer creation and confirmed that nothing was being taken out of the discard mask. Not only was nothing being removed from the discard mask, pieces of the preserve mask were removed Everything I was using can be found in a Google Drive folder that I can email you a link to as I am not allowed to post it here.

GIMP 2.8.16
Windows 7

Liquid Rescale Ignoring Masks by Justin (guest), 31 Jul 2017 20:28
Install error
DKCrotty (guest) 26 Nov 2016 17:27
in discussion General / Bug reports » Install error

I just tried to install this on a Windows 10, 64 bit PC. The install finished, but when I
started Gimp I get the following error.

gimp-lqr-plugin.exe 0 entry point not found
the procedure entry point gimp_drawable_get_thumbnail could not be
located n the dynamic library c:\program files\gimp 2\gimp\2.0\plugins\gimp-lqr\plugin.exe

On my PC, Gimp was installed in
C:\Program Files\GIMP 2Which I think is not where you were expecting it to be. I do not recall changing the install
directory, but it is not the program files (x86) directory. I think this is caused because a
64 bit version of Gimp was installed.

The uninstall worked. Thanks for that.

Let me know if you have a version that installs. It seems to be a good tool.

Install error by DKCrotty (guest), 26 Nov 2016 17:27


Unfortunately I had to reinstall GIMP today and now I want the LQR plugin back but it doesn't work… When running the installation file I got this warning message:

GIMP installation was not found. You must install GIMP before running this installer. If you have GIMP installed, you may proceed, but you need to specify the GIMP installation folder manually.

I choose C:\Programs\GIMP 2\ (I couldn't choose subfolders anyway). When starting GIMP again it says the procedure entry "gimp_drawable_get_thumbnail“ wasn't found in DLL „libgimpui-2.0-0.dll“. GIMP starts (and works fine) but LQR doesn't show up in the layer menu.

Any ideas what went wrong? Thanks for your help! I'm using GIMP 2.8.18 and Win XP.

Installing Liquid Rescale Plugin, version 0.7.1. by Kathy (guest), 18 Nov 2016 14:04
Kiran Rawal (guest) 22 Sep 2016 13:15
in discussion General / Help requests » Installer can't find newly installed Gimp 2.8

i did that but the next button in installer is not highlighted.. mean i cant proceed with it. request you to send me an email as well for the problem.

by Kiran Rawal (guest), 22 Sep 2016 13:15
Error when opening GIMP
Dennis (guest) 18 Aug 2016 05:45
in discussion General / Bug reports » Error when opening GIMP

Getting the following error starting up GIMP:

plug_in_lqr_iter.exe - Application Error

The application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b). Click OK to close the application.

I am running Windows 10 (64 bit) and GIMP 2.8.14 (64 Bit) "Partha Build"

any ideas?
Thanks, Dennis

Error when opening GIMP by Dennis (guest), 18 Aug 2016 05:45

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Plugin installer exe test positive for trojans by Sec User (guest), 09 Mar 2016 06:43

In recent years there have been numerous attempts to improveme the original algorithm by replacing the energy function. An early example is the use of "forward energy" instead of "backward energy", while a more recent one uses "forward gradient difference maps." (I originally had links here, but I'm not allowed to post those due to spam restrictions, I suppose)

This naturally leads to the question: what is the energy function used by this library? I'm pretty sure Photoshop still uses the oldest algorithm (!) for its content aware scaling, so major props if you're ahead of Adobe ;)

The main repository for the source code has been moved to GitHub:
This will make it easier to issue pull requests.
I'm also considering closing the forum here and moving to GitHub issues.

Code hosting moved to GitHub by CarloBCarloB, 01 Jul 2014 06:01

So I just moved the code to GitHub:

It'd be great if you (or someone else) could issue a pull request there.

Thanks! I finally had some time to look into this. Would this be fine?

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!-- Copyright 2014 Carlo Baldassi <> -->
<component type="addon">
<_name>Liquid Rescale plug-in</_name>
<_summary>Content-aware resizing (also known as seam carving)</_summary>
<url type="homepage"></url>

I'm not sure what should go into the "updatecontact" tag.

I may also just move all the code to github and make it easier to create pull requests.

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