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7 Tasks You Shouldn’t Use a GUI For

Jul 30, 2009, 17:34 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Sanborn)

"1. Resizing images
Unless you are doing some sort of cropping there is no reason to load up Photoshop or the Gimp. A simple command will usually suffice for almost all your image resizing needs.

convert -resize 300 image.jpg image-small.jpg

"If you finding yourself doing lots of image resizing during the day, this command could potentially save you a LOT of time. You can even do mass image resizing.

"2. Adding a Drop Shadow to an Image
I found myself spending a ton of time adding drop shadows to images. Using a simple command I was able to create drop shadows in seconds."

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