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Builder AU: Convert Images with Open Source ImageMagick

Oct 20, 2006, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vincent Danen)

"Tools like the GIMP and similar graphical applications are great for modifying and manipulating images. Sometimes, however, they can be overkill for little things that need to be done, such as converting file types or resizing images. As well, a graphical tool can be time consuming and difficult to script, unlike CLI tools.

"The ImageMagick suite of programs allows you to manipulate images from the command-line, making it much simpler to convert large numbers of pictures or even for that single quick image conversion..."

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