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LinuxFocus.org: Do magic with images on the shell

Jul 22, 2001, 23:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Katja Socher)
"In the olden times wizards took their raw ingredients, mixed them together in a big pot, swang their magic wand, murmured their spells... and suddenly someone was turned into a frog. In our modern times wizards are like everyone else in society highly specialised and their spell books only contain a few useful spells for very specific tasks. So ImageMagick is no spell book for general use. In many aspects it can't compete with The Gimp or many other graphic programs but it has some specialised features that are very useful. Its real strength lies in the possibility to automate a lot of its processes when working with it on the shell.

"But before we are going to divulge some spells to you let's have a quick look at the raw ingredients first:"

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