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I am looking for the most simplest of paint programs for adjusting the alphavalues of a picture. I only need a brush that will let me adjust the alpha values.

I have GIMP installed, but am a total noob with it, and simply want to change the alpha channels by brush. Is this a weird question? I figure this wouldn't be so extraordinary right?

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closed as off topic by mattdm, John Cavan, Mark Whitaker, ElendilTheTall, Nir Oct 16 '12 at 15:27

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I'm not a GIMP expert, but I've learned a ton about it from Meet The Gimp, a site with tutorials and forums for questions. Site URL is

Lots of folks there who really understand GIMP.

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