ImageMagick is an open source software suite for displaying, converting, and editing raster image files.

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How to crop borders/white spaces from image?

I have a lot of images which have white borders around them. I would like to crop those borders all at once, preferably from command line. I believe that it can be done with ImageMagick, but I ...
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14.04 doesnt have package imagemagick

Usually I had installed Image Magick on my Ubuntu systems with a command like this sudo apt-get install imagemagick or like this: sudo apt-get install php5-imagick Right now I am running the ...
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ImageMagick suddenly installed

I was taking a look at my installed programs, when I saw a program called ImageMagick, I took a look at it in the Ubuntu Software Center, and it's a program to manipulate images. That's OK, but I ...
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how can I resize an animated GIF file using ImageMagick?

I want to resize such an animated GIF file do.gif If I do convert do.gif -resize 24x24\! do-24.gif I get it resized in do-24.gif but not animated How to resize it right way to get the same ...
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Resize images to specific height value in ImageMagick?

I've looked around for this, and can't find an easily implemented solution. Currently I'm working on an application that deals with panoramas. As they come out of the batch stitch process, the ...
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ImageMagick convert can't convert to webp

On Ubuntu 12.04 ImageMagick doesn't seem to support webp. convert flyer.png flyer.webp creates an png file with webp extension. On https://developers.google.com/speed/webp/docs/using is stated that ...
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convert images to pdf

I have saved multiple images from google books. I wanted to convert them to a single pdf file, where in I need some inputs. The below two images(one png and one jpeg) are two continuous pages. first ...
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Is there a better way to redact a PDF?

I had to print a couple of PDFs recently to send to someone, but I wanted to redact (black out) a couple small bits of text. A quick google search didn't turn up any tools for this specific purpose, ...
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Use ImageMagick to compare Images

I want to compare a source png file to a compressed file. I am using imagemagick and this command: convert image1 image2 -compose Difference -composite \ -colorspace gray -format ...
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How can I convert a folder of .pngs to .jpgs while setting the background color?

I have a folder of png files that have transparent backgrounds. I would like to convert them from the command line and maintain the images' transparent backgrounds. I'd appreciate any help. Since ...
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RMagick install problem

I can't install RMagick because of the following dependency problem after trying sudo apt-get install libmagick9-dev (required according to this) on Ubuntu 10.0.4: Note, selecting libmagickwand-dev ...
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ImageMagick convert and low RAM

Please consider the following command for the imagemagick package: sudo convert -resize 460x200 /path/to/test1.jpg /path/to/test2.jpg Now test1.jpg is a fairly large image (12.5MB), but not unheard ...
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How can I install the latest upstream version of ImageMagick without compiling?

I had some issues with ImageMagick and I was told Ubuntu's default ImageMagick package is an ancient version and I should upgrade to resolve my issues. How can I do that? I have the latest Ubuntu ...
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How to add support for the JPEG image format

After installing Imagemagick, I've tested it with jpg image, like this: identify 1.jpg But, I got this result: identify: no decode delegate for this image format `1.jpg' @ ...
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Resize large images with mogrify (ImageMagick) but leave small images unaffected

Images can be resized using mogrify from the ImageMagick suite: `mogrify -resize 256x256 *.jpg` But this will resize images so that the largest dimension is 256px, including images that are smaller ...
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How can I batch convert images to b/w while preserving the folder structure

I want to batch process images but I have a very specific task that I want to do I do not want to change image type I want to make them black and white I want it to create/preserve images and sub ...
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Nautilus Image Converter: strip EXIF metadata

I just found out that images can have more than 20KB of EXIF data. Not really an issue with 2MB files, but if you have small thumbnails this really adds up. I use mogrify often to resize, and I can ...
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How to detect image dimensions and run commands on them?

I have a directory full of images, some of which are portrait-sized instead of landscape-sized, and I want to open the portrait-sized ones with an image editor. I can run the imagemagick command ...
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How do I combine Multiple TIF files into a Single TIF file?

I have a series of TIF files and would like to convert them into a Single TIF file How do I do that?
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Is there a GUI to convert/extract images to/from pdf?

I mean something like a graphical interface / front end for Imagemagick or a simpler application that would allow converting/extracting images through the interface (not in the Terminal).
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Convert transparent image sequence to gif

I want to convert an image sequence into a gif animation, and i'm using this: convert -delay 100 -loop 0 image*.jpg animation.gif The problem is that for transparent images i can see other images ...
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Unable to restore Envince as default pdf viewer

I don't know why, but somehow "ImageMagick" gained the status of being my default PDF viewing application (I didn't set it manually, maybe it came with the installation of iscan or plex). Now, when I ...
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How to check which version of library is used and how to change?

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed, with ImageMagick and libjpeg6 and libjpeg8 libraries installed. I am now wondering if there is a way to determine, which version is used, and to change it.
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Convert emf to PNG image using command line

Is there any command line tool available to convert emf to png images? I tried the convert utility from ImageMagick, but it says decoder for emf not found
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Why does convert depend on the obsolete libg2c.so.0? How to get it to work again?

When I try to run convert file.bmp file.jpg I get the following error message: convert: error while loading shared libraries: libg2c.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory ...
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How to crop a multi-page (image/scanned) pdf file (which won't crop with pdfcrop)?

Usually, I'm pretty happy using pdfcrop, even though the cropped output usually consumes significantly more disk space. Note that comparable code does exist, which addresses and resolves this issue. ...
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Having problems installing ImageMagick on Ubuntu 14.04

Trying to install imagemagick since 1.5 hrs but with no luck. sudo apt-get install imagemagick php5-imagick But nothing is happening. I tried to cross check with if (!extension_loaded('imagick')) ...
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How can you animate a gif that goes back-and-forth instead of repeating?

I'm animating a gif with Imagemagick, I'm doing animate *.JPG, and that repeats the animation. But I would like it to go do "pic1, pic2, pic3, pic2, pic1" and repeat, so that it goes back and forth. ...
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Merging multiple images into one document and add any caption/label to them

I have multiple jpg and png images. I would like to combine them within one document (ODT/PDF/RTF). It can be easily done by means of following command: convert *.png allTogether.pdf However, there ...
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Is there a way to fill an image with its background color to square size?

Let me describe my problem: I have a site where I post sponsors company logos. Once I'm sent the logo (or I've googled) they are usually in rectangle size - width and height are not equal. On my ...
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Resize and arrange pictures automatically on a canvas

I want to make a template for printing 9 cards of 63 x 88 mm on a DIN A4 paper I want to load the images so that they re-size themselves and I can print them directly. How can I do that?
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Make a grid of images, then rotate and crop it

So I have a few thousand thumbnails that I want to stitch together in a slightly tilted grid. I figure that's not going to be the most obvious thing in the world to understand so here's an artists ...
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Feeding avconv one image after another

I have recently taken a bunch of images to create a time-lapse video and using avconv and this was surprisingly easy (after looking up the right command). But now I want to send each image through ...
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Loop terminal command for combining PNG to GIF animation

I am trying to combine some PNG images to make a GIF animation. To do this I have installed ImageMagic and am trying to execute the command: convert -delay 10 -loop 0 inputfiles*.png animaion.gif ...
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Thunderbird suddenly opens PDF attachments with ImageMagick

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and use Thunderbird as my email client. People send me PDF-files all the time, and clicking on them used to open them in acroread. Since a few days, if I click on an ...
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Can't install any new packages with apt-get

From some time I've been getting error messages while installing some packages, for example: requires libmagickwand4 (= 8:6.6.9.7-5ubuntu3) ale 8:6.6.9.7-5ubuntu3.2 is about to be installed ...
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Why do PDF documents open with ImageMagick?

Query shows evince is my default handler. But, double clicking a pdf file opens ImageMagick. A pdf file's Properties shows ImageMagick as the default handler. Why is this happening ? After ...
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Update ImageMagick Ubuntu

I would like to update my version of ImageMagick. I originally installed ImageMagick with... sudo apt-get imagemagick Current Version: myapp$ convert -version Version: ImageMagick 6.7.7-10 ...
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convert .doc files to .pdf file using imagemagick

I want to convert .DOC files into .PDF format using php image library imagemagick . When I used convert filename.doc filename.pdf command in terminal to convert file to .PDF format I got the error ...
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Calibre cannot load ImageMagick since upgrade to Vivid Vervet

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 and now Calibre won't work. File "/usr/lib/calibre/calibre/utils/magick/__init__.py", line 15, in <module> raise RuntimeError('Failed to load ImageMagick: ...
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Why are ImageMagick and Shotwell both pre-installed?

Their jobs are pretty much the same right? I want to uninstall useless programs. But I fear I may lose important things. I have GIMP and Inkscape installed though.
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tool to scan similar images

What tools might be available in Ubuntu to scan many image files and detect similar ones despite different sizes, formats, etc? Support for batch mode/cli would be especially good. For example, so I ...
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I would like to batch re-size images in a terminal

I've got like 500 images to resize, I'm not going to do that in gimp...a terminal solution would suit me best. On ubuntu 14.04. I've read this question on stackoverflow (first posted the question ...
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Which package should I choose for the convert command?

Typing convert on my system (14.04) produces: The program 'convert' can be found in the following packages: * imagemagick * graphicsmagick-imagemagick-compat Why are there 2 packages providing ...
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How can I correct for a slow scanning document feeder?

We've got a HP all-in-one OfficeJet and I find that the document feeder on it is a bit slow, so all the scans come out a bit stretched. Everything we feed into this is A4 which should have an aspect ...
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How to uninstall imagemagick?

I'm trying to uninstall imagemagick and install. But i'm not able to uninstall. Can anyone tell me how to uninstall Imagemagick?
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Scale down image such that it fills a square of 100x100

I want to create thumbnails for all images of a folder. I also want the images to fit in a square of 100x100 pixels. So after scaling the images down, while the smaller side needs to be 100 pixels, ...
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Problem with accents when using ImageMagick or Ghostscript to convert PDF to Image

I am having a problem when converting PDF to Images using ImageMagick or Ghostscript. All accented characters disappear from the converted image. I found a couple of people having the same problem and ...
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Extract icons from EPS file

I've got a grid of icons, stored in EPS file. There is something like 80 icons in there. I need to extract them from the file. Is it possible using imagemagick or something like that, without ...
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Adding multiple text lines with 'convert'

I'm trying to place multiple lines of text on an image, but the following produces the following error: convert convert: Non-conforming drawing primitive definition (\) [No such file or directory]. ...