GIMP 2.10 originally focused on porting the program to a new image processing engine, GEGL, but the new version also offers improved tools, better file formats support and a plethora of improvements targeted at digital painters and photographers.
A very popular open source tool for network analysis, this latest version opens the spectrum even more with support for 45+ new protocols. Check out the new Wireshark 2.6.0 here.
VLC is one of the most popular media players in the world and this new version has quite a few improvements for all platforms. Chief among them is enhanced hardware decoding for macOS which is now faster and supports more samples while reducing crashes.