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ImageMagick Tricks by Sohail Salehi

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Display

The display utility is the basic ImageMagick program for showing images or image sequences (like all the .png files in a directory) on a X server.

So it works only on X servers and if you run it on Windows the following error message box will be displayed:

Display

Fig 5-1: The Error Message when Windows is not Running an X Window Server such as Xwin32

Note

For ImageMagick users running Windows there is a corresponding utility called imdisplay.exe. However this is a contributed application and was not developed by the ImageMagick development team. So it does not have the capability to receive command-line options and parameters for showing images.

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