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I have a folder with a lot of xcf files which I want all to be converted to png files, at best via a one-liner from bash.

How can I achieve such a task?

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    With xcf2png... – jasonwryan Apr 14 '13 at 23:54
  • @jasonwryan Thanks, worked like a charm. – k0pernikus Apr 15 '13 at 0:01
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    You may want to give a try to convert tool from ImageMagick. Supports a lot of formats and operations, might be useful in future. – TNW Apr 15 '13 at 0:48
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One-liner from bash:

for i in *.xcf; do xcf2png -f $i -o $i.png; done

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You can use GIMP Image editor and use Export to tool. Use Ctrl-Shift-E as shortcut.
Or you could use convert from imagemagick:

convert filename.xcf filename.png

You could also use xcftools (sudo apt-get install xcftools), which has a utility called xcf2png that does this job perfectly.

xcf2png image.xcf -o image.png
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same of @k0pernikus, but remove xcf extension from output filename

for i in *.xcf; do xcf2png -f $i -o "${i%.*}.png"; done

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