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Packaged versions 
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 JavaScript binding for libvips and node.js.
a Ruby binding for libvips, see for a version that works with current libvips. 
LibFVS, a content-based retrieval package, uses VIPS.
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.