ImageMagick is an open source image editing software suite for displaying, converting, and editing raster image files. It supports read/write for more than 100 image file formats.

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terminal transparency, Imagemagick, and X11 root window problem

In Ubuntu Natty and in Fedora 12, I have urxvt (with 256 colours), and use ImageMagick (display -window root [...]) to set the root window to a picture. When I use the transparency (-tr) option on ...
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How to use convert command with bash to resize all images in a given directory?

I want to resize all PNG files in ~/somefolder/ whose filenames are NOT started with tn_ to 50% of its original size and rename the output file with a tn_ as its prefix and its original name. I know ...
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Imagemagick mogrify with shadow geometry

How can I specify the size of a shadow with imagemagick? This command works: montage foo.jpg bar.jpg foobar.jpg -background lightgray -geometry 1031x1642+57+57 -shadow -monitor -tile 3x1 out.png ...
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Find duplicate PDF files by content

Some journals generate a different PDF for each download. APS for example stores time and the IP address in the PDF. Or there is a paper version with hyper links and one with text references. How ...
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pdf to jpg without quality loss; gscan2pdf

When I convert a pdf file to bunch of jpg files using convert -quality 100 file.pdf page_%04d.jpg I have appreciable quality loss. However if I do the following, there is no (noticeable) quality ...
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convert single-page landscape pdf into rescaled double-page portrait pdf

I'm having trouble using convert to do the following: I have a bunch of single-page pdf files whose geometry corresponds to a landscape A4 sheet. The actual content is visually split in 2 pages. ...
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How to convert a color pdf to black-white?

I'd like to transform a pdf with some coloured text and images in another pdf with only black&white, in order to reduce its dimensions. Moreover, I would like to keep the text as text, without ...
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Rotate image if width is greater than a value (i.e in pixels)

I was trying to rotate few hundred images which have 7000px height in 1000+ images how to rotate them from bash.
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Imagemagick on open wrt router “UnableToOpenConfigureFile”

I have installed Open Wrt on my TP-Link TL-WR740N/ND v4. Everything works fine but the Imagemagick. I have installed it into ram (no enough space on rom ) with opkg # opkg install imagemagick ...
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Command line convert webp to jpg?

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. I've installed libwebp2 & libwebp-dev So far, no example found on the net of converting webp to jpg. Some webp files can easily converted by using imagemagick with ...
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/scripts/installimagemagick is now deprecated

I am trying to install Redmine With SVN following this article. But when i run /scripts/checkimagemagick this command -bash: /scripts/checkimagemagick: No such file or directory and when i run ...
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How to extract comment from ppm file?

I have ppm file X.ppm with comment : xxd X.ppm|head -10 0000000: 5036 0a23 206d 6967 6874 796d 616e 6465 P6.# mightymande 0000010: 6c20 2d32 2e38 3034 3132 3232 3037 3833 l -2.80412220783 0000020: ...
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How to recompile ImageMagick to detect the DELEGATES

I am using Imagemagick(6.4.3.6-7.18.x86_64) in SLES11 SP2 Using it like bellow.. import -window $wid $jpg and getting this error import: DelegateLibrarySupportNotBuiltIn `' (X11) @ ...
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How to rotate all images in a directory with imagemagic?

I want to rotate all the images in a directory that match a pattern. So far I have: for file in `ls /tmp/p/DSC*.JPG`; do convert $file -rotate 90 file+'_rotated'.JPG done but that gives no ...
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Import Image from X11 Screen dosent work in linux

A long story in short, trying to automate an ISO setup/installation process In server(SLES11 SP2) running the installation scripts and virtualbox also installed in the same server. using rdesktop to ...
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Avoid bloating file size when removing OCRed text from a pdf file?

I use pdfimages and convert recommended by Anthon to remove the OCRed text of a pdf file, and the size of the pdf file changes from 29MB to 373MB. My first step is split the pdf file into a pbm file ...
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ImageMagick vs GraphicMagick: How to move image

So, I have a bunch of files that I use as the basis for my wallpapers. Using ImageMagick, I can convert then using: convert \ -resize '1920x1080>' \ -extent 1920x1080 \ -background ...
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Omitting extension with find?

I need to create thumbnails from multiple .png files and would like to do this using ImageMagicks convert utility. To recursively find all files that are not thumbnails themselves, I am using the ...
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How to split an image vertically using the comand line?

So, say I have a large 800x5000 image, how would I split that into 5 separate images with dimensions 800x1000 using the command line?
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Ways to convert and combine image files into a pdf file?

I have about 190 image files (png and jpg) in a directory. For more information, each image has 2500 x 3072 pixels, and about 500KB. I use the command convert from ImageMagik to convert and combine ...
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differences between -resize and -size, and between -repage and -page for convert?

For Imagick's convert, what are the differences between -resize and -size, and between -repage and -page? If I want to convert some png files to a pdf file, and change the size of images (as ...
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Sorting image files based on whether the content is picture or graphics: updating an older solution?

Someone wanted to sort files in a directory according to whether the files are pictures(camera) vs. design graphics. On Stackoverflow, there is an older solution/proof-of-concept involving the ...
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Match the palette color property output list from Imagemagick convert with online color descriptions?

I use ImageMagick to extract a linear swatch of unique colors from some image to explore different color palettes; list properties of these colors; and make an approximation of the "average" color - ...
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Why is ImageMagick's `compare` command so slow and is there an alternative?

I have a shell script running on an little Atom based Micro-ATX box that is doing some watchdog-like functions for a number of devices on a local network. One of the things it's doing is monitoring ...
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Imagemagick resize

I am familiar with convert -resize % for decreasing a size by percentage but what is the command to increase an image from say 700 pixels to 800 pixels? Horizontal width should resize, too. I need ...
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How to resize only the missized images?

I have a directory with 10,000 JPEGs. I made a mistake while generating the files and now some are 720px × 480px, but they should all be 448px × 336px. The directory contains both the too large files ...
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Remove nth frames of a gif (remove a frame every n frames)

I've recorded a .gif of the screen with ffmpeg. I've used gifsicle and imagemagick to compress it a bit, but it's still to big. My intent is making it small by removing, say, a frame every 2 frames, ...
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Combine multiple PDF files into one (arranged in a matrix)

Having a set of PDF files, lets say: in-01.pdf, in-02.pdf, in-03.pdf, ... I would like to combine all of them into a single one, forming an M x N matrix. The command montage allows for doing so (M ...
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Get color depth of BMP

I have a .bmp file, and I want to check the color depth. How do I do this? I have tried both file and convert, but they give different outputs, so I don't know which is right.
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How can I make a montage which seamlessly tiles the same one image file?

I would like to preview how one single image (768x1024 px .tiff) would look as a pattern by generating an output file where it is tiled in such and such a way (4x4, 5x5, etc.). The image should be ...
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Merging pairs of TIFF files in a directory

For example, say a given directory has 1000 TIFF files named sample1.TIFF, sample2.TIFF, etc., all the way to sample1000.TIFF. I want to merge each pair of files: sample1.TIFF and sample2.TIFF are ...
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Is there an approach to have feh --thumbnails do not display filename?

I have many pictures which are screen shots created from shutter and downloaded from web. These pictures have long file names. When I create thumbnails on these pictures via feh -t, these long file ...
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Converting multiple image files from JPEG to PDF format

I want to convert some files from jpeg to pdf. I am using following command. $ convert image1.jpg image1.pdf But I have 100 images. How should I convert all of them to corresponding pdfs? I ...
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Image size with gscan2pdf and ImageMagick `convert` bloat

I scan all my important incoming physical-mail to PDF. I am trying to move this activity to Linux as part of the process of eliminating my dependence on Windows - where I used to use the excellent but ...
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Bulk rename and resize with Imagemagick

I need to convert a very large number of images that are called 1a.jpg, 2a.jpg, 3a.jpg using Imagemagick to be processed and renamed 1.jpg, 2.jpg, 3.jpg (in the same directory). The Imagemagick ...
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How can I add invisible watermark to images on commandline?

Similar question here but for Tex -document. Imagemagick shows ways of watermarking here but not how to do it as invisible as possible. I currently just obfuscate some functional elements into photos ...
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How to type several file names with fewer key strokes

If I want to convert a pdf to a png image with imagemagick I do something like: convert -trim -density 400 this_is_a_very_long_filename_of_my_pdf_file.pdf ...
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Can't remove ImageMagick using yum remove

I want to remove the ImageMagick,But I got this error [root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS release 6.4 (Final) [root@localhost ~]# rpm -qa "ImageMagick*" ...
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How to convert, resize and center image with ImageMagick

I'm unable to center a converted *.png file with ImageMagick's gravity option. Gravity seems to have no effect in the following command. On the contrary it erases everything and the output becomes ...
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How can I convert a PNG to a PDF in high quality so it's not blurry or fuzzy?

There are a lot of questions out there about how to convert a PDF file to a PNG image, but I'm looking to take a nice sharp PNG file and just basically wrap it or embed it in a PDF file without having ...
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convert images to pdf: How to make PDF Pages same size

I did something like convert -page A4 -compress A4 *.png CH00.pdf But the 1st page is much larger than the subsequent pages. This happens even though the image dimensions are similar. These images ...
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Imagemagick batch crop / rename to new folder

I am in the middle of writing a bash script which involves imagemagick taking a set of images in one directory, cropping them at 16/9 ratio from the center, and renaming them "image" + 5 digit number. ...
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Use imagemagick to convert opaque color to alpha

I have an image with a black background with white elements in the foreground. The image has smoothing, so there are 'in-between' pixels that aren't strictly black or white. I'd like to make the ...
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How can I make my command more susceptible to system slowdowns so as to use it as a visual QoS widget on my desktop?

I had some system slowdown event1 after mistakenly using a command so I thought I could use a desktop "widget" to visually show quality of service or at least show when QoS was degraded and get some ...
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Shell Script Output not written to file properly

I tried to put the output of my program into a text file. It appends the echo commands to the file properly, but the imagemagick "compare" command is not appended to the file. It just STOUD's the ...
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Imagemagick: set IPTC parameters in jpeg image

With the Imagemagick command $ identify -verbose image.jpg so many properties of the image are shown. For example, in the output I can find Profiles: Profile-8bim: 1058 bytes Profile-iptc: 1017 ...
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ImageMagick (or other) for UTF-8 text to image

I'm trying to create many single-character images using convert. The purpose is to provide a plastics specialist with images to print onto keyboard keycaps. The ImageMagick documentation suggests ...
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Can I select a region for the screenshot via keyboard in import

Can I select a region for the screenshot via keyboard in import from ImageMagick? If yes, how can I do it? If no, what can I use instead of import?
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How to rescale several images to same size

I have several image files in a directory. These images are similar size and have same background color. How can I make all images same size by adding background like this attached image?
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Imagemagick convert incorrectly sizes landscape pdfs

When I run convert example.pdf example.png I get a png image, but the image in the pdf is off-center and too small. How do I convert so that the png image is the right size and takes the whole ...