|SUBJECT ||Re: [Hangout - NYLXS] [Gimp-user] GIMP 2.10 .xcf files can't open
|On 2020-11-29 20:00, Alexandre Prokoudine via gimp-user-list wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 3:43 AM Techno wrote:
>> When I saved a file from GIMP 2.10 I found that I couldn't open it in
>> GIMP 2.8. What I got was the following warning, "XCF error: unsupported
>> XCF file version 11 encountered."
>> So this is a known thing, right?
> Indeed, yes. Older versions of GIMP typically can't handle newer
> versions of XCF.
Okay, thanks. It makes sense that the saved file format would be a bit
different if you're saving more or different information in that file.
It was just an unpleasant surprise to find that I couldn't open a .xcf
file in GiMP 2.8.
Well, it's good that I can pass the version 2.8 files to 2.10. I just
have to plan which way something's going carefully.
> If you don't use masks or the fancier kind of blending modes like
> linear light or hard mix, or higher bit depth precision, you can use
> OpenRaster for passing multiple layers around.
Yeah, I'm still struggling with the issues around where to put scripts
and where they'd show up in GIMP. I'm far from doing anything that's
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