In the earlier chapters, we learned that besides ImageMagick command-line utilities, there are several compilers and interpreters that we can use to accomplish custom image processing tasks. ImageMagick utilities have an internal interpreter called
conjure that is suitable for users who don't have access to any compiler or interpreter.
conjure utility can process ImageMagick scripting code, which is known as MSL (Magick Scripting Language). This language is a variant of XML. As a matter of fact, every command and option is represented in the form of elements. We will study the MSL coding notations in this chapter.
The brief description of
conjure functionality includes the following steps: