Healing Tool

How to use healing tool in GIMP?


* It eradicates the uneven or unbalanced pixels in an image by replacing uneven pixels.
* It simply removes the irregularities of a picture.
How to Launch:
- Open Gimp.
- Launch a new image file.

- Now pick Healing Tool from the toolbox.
GIMP Healing Tool
* To select, click the Toolbox and then press the button H(shortcut).
GIMP Heal Tool
Tool options:
Mode - The available 23 options enables the user to set different features to the Healing tool.
Opacity - This option increases the strength of the tool.
Brush - This option provides you a list of pointers or shapes to heal the picture.
Scale - This option maximizes or minimizes the size of the heal tool.
Brush Dynamics - The Pressure, Velocity and Random features are combined with Opacity, Hardness, Size to apply the features to the pointer of the heal tool.
Fade Out - This option makes the airbrush to give a paler effect to the paint that has been applied on the image i.e. the color painted turns fader.
Apply Jitter - This option is used spread the variety of colors on the image which makes the image look catchy.
Hard Edge - This option delivers thick colors when it is applied and particularly concentrates on the curves.
Sample Merged - This option makes the heal tool to calculate the values of the active and visible layers.
Alignment - This option fixes the position of brush and its source position. It provides three alignment options namely Aligned, Registered and Fixed. You can also select the "None" option to deselect the alignment option.
How to Use:
- Press Ctrl button and start the selection.
- Simply drag the cursor over the image. Do not leave "Ctrl" button until the selection is over.
- User can do the healing in any portion of the currently opened image or else launch another image file and do the healing process.
- It would be better to launch another new image file.

- Click on any portion in the newly launched file.
- Now the Pointer is displayed on the previously opened image.
- Then click and drag the cursor on the newly opened image.
- The healed portion will be reproduced.
- At the same time, the pointer in the image moves like + symbol. (View the below image)

- Then continue the same. Just drag the cursor on the image where you like to heal.
- Now the image is healed. (View the highlighted portion in the below image)

- Finally, click "File -> Save" to "Save" the file.

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