ACE Versions and Ports
This page gives information, which I will try to keep current, on
which ports are available. It serves as a FAQ. Please email me if
something needs to be updated. If you compile for a new platform, I
can link to your page or put the software here.
The ACE package currently has three versions:
For software available from this site see this download directory.
- A plugin for the GIMP program.
The `official' location of this is Kevin
Turner's pages. A little development work is still required here,
but the plugin is quite useable.
- A full-featured program with a graphical user interface. This
uses the Tcl/Tk system, which is easily installed on Windoze, Mac and
Unix/Linux systems. See here and here.
- A command-line program which is based on the PBMPLUS (libgr on
I rely on others to provide compiled versions for anything other than
Linux. The only impossible combination is GIMP on a Mac, unless GIMP
has now been ported there.
See the above links for up-to-date versions.
It should be easy to compile for other Unix systems.
There is a windoze plugin for
windoze. The distribution includes a version of non-GIMP ACE for
It would be quite straightforward to compile for the Mac, and may not
need a commercial compiler. We will have to wait for a Mac version of
GIMP to have that working, of course.
- Tcl/Tk on Windoze: AAA.
- Mac Tcl: AAA.
- Tck/Tk on Mac: AAA
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