- VIPS packaged for Debian.
- VIPS packaged for Ubuntu.
- VIPS packaged for Fedora.
- VIPS packaged for FreeBSD (and Mac, via Macports).
- VIPS packaged for Gentoo.
- VIPS packaged for OS X with Homebrew
News sites featuring VIPS
- VIPS on Sourceforge.
- VIPS on Freecode (aka. Freshmeat).
- VIPS on Gnomefiles.
Articles about VIPS
- An article by Mikhail V. Konnik introducing nip2.
- A more detailed introduction to nip2 by the same author in his blog To Imaging, and Beyond!
- IIP Image suggests vips (and other tools) to build its image pyramids. Compared to ImageMagick, VIPS typically uses 1/10th of the memory and runs more than twice as fast.
- nip2 discussed on reddit.
- A blog posting about nip2.
- nip2 discussed on Artsy Tuesday.
Other projects using VIPS
- IIPImage use VIPS to build their image pyramids.
- The PARSEC benchmark suite uses VIPS as one of its sample applications.
- a Ruby binding for libvips, see https://github.com/jcupitt/ruby-vips for a version that works with current libvips.
- LibFVS, a content-based retrieval package, uses VIPS.
- VASARI, MARC, VISEUM, ACOHIR, CRISATEL, ARTISTE and MUSA
- These EU projects all used VIPS as their image processing library.
Organisations using VIPS
- University of Southampton
- The Department of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton use it as an image processing framework in research projects.
- Imperial College, London
- The department of Experimental Medicine at Imperial College are using it to analyse medical images.
- The National Gallery, London
- It's used at The National Gallery for most of their imaging research. The National Gallery's Print on Demand service is all VIPS behind the scenes.
VIPS is also used in a number of other labs, museums and galleries around the world (including MOMA, the Louvre and BStGS), mostly for infra-red reflectogram mosaic assembly.