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ImageMagick Tricks by Sohail Salehi

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Chapter 1. Introduction

In 1999 the ImageMagick Studio LLC developed a graphical application named ImageMagick for working on images. ImageMagick is a powerful collection of tools and libraries to read, write, and manipulate images in close to a hundred formats.

The question, is what is the point of using ImageMagick when there are so many professional image processing programs like Adobe Photoshop or Macromedia Freehand? Maybe one good reason is ImageMagick's powerful utilities and interfaces.

From a user's point of view, we may need a program to do a set of specific tasks (like resizing, labeling, framing, format converting, and much more) on the images that are located in a given URL with a single command. You may not believe how easily ImageMagick ...

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