Batch Conversion of jpegs to thumbnails

Craig Colton meerkats at
Tue Jul 1 19:16:32 PDT 2003

On Tuesday 01 July 2003 04:25 pm, you wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 09:01:14AM -0400, Simon Geard wrote:
> > Archaic wrote:
> > >Well, I never turn down a chance to use cli over gui. If it doesn't do
> > >what I need, then ImageMagick will be the next stop.
> >
> > ImageMagick *is* a set of command line tools. Those that actually
> > display images depend on X, but most are pure command-line, and ideal
> > for scripting.
> Let me rephrase. A package that doesn't reguire {X,Qt,Gtk,KDE,Gnome}
> libs to compile and run.
> That being said, I've already run the mogrify and convert commands on
> some files with the dissappointment of finding that a size smaller
> 160x120 cannot be acheived with a simple argument of -resize 80x40. Now
> to dig for the info and hope it's not just a limitation.
> --
Hmm, seems like there is some difference in commands to get mogrify to convert 
to an _exact_ image size instead of an approximation. Perhaps -resize 80x40! 
will work.

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