How to get “Tool Options” back in GIMP (step by step)

GIMP Tool Options gone? Learn how to get “Tool Options” back in GIMP with this step-by-step tutorial.

Method 1

To restore the missing “Tool Options” dialog, click on Windows in the top menu of GIMP > Dockable Dialogs > Tool Options.

Restore Tool Options in GIMP

Method 2

To restore the missing “Tool Options” dialog, click on the [◀] (little triangle) icon in the top right corner of the dock > Add Tab > Tool Options.

Get Tool Options back in GIMP

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a cross-platform image editor available for Windows, macOS, and GNU/Linux (e.g., Ubuntu).