Working with Images , using Image Magick

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Re: Working with Images , using Image Magick

Postby garry » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:44 pm

To make the screen shots I use the "import" command
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import screenshot.png

"screenshot.png" can be any name you want, also it could be gif or other
For various options:
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man import

To resize them and make thumbnails:
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Some examples:
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 convert rose.jpg rose.png

convert rose.jpg -resize 50% rose.png
convert terminal.png -resize 200x100 aa1-term-tmb.png

convert screenshot.png -resize 200x100 import-tmb.png

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man convert

For more details and options.
Also lots of details here:

To make the animated, gifs I use "byzanz"
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byzanz-record - record your desktop session to an animated GIF

byzanz-record [options] FILENAME

Byzanz records your desktop session to an animated GIF. You
can record your entire screen, a single window, or an arbitrary
region. byzanz-record allows you to make recordings from the
command line. Graphical users may want to use the panel applet

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 byzanz-record -d 120 --delay=5 -x 0 -y 0 -w 1440 -h 900 aa-openbox-Wheezy7.gif
byzanz-record -d 240 --delay=5 -x 0 -y 0 -w 600 -h 400 code-boxes.gif
byzanz-record -d 180 --delay=5 -x 0 -y 0 -w 1200 -h 900 mouse-cursor.gif
byzanz-record -d 280 --delay=5 -x 0 -y 0 -w 1200 -h 900 gdebi.gif

More details:
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man byzanz-record

How to use byzanz-record
Also for more details, there are many results, and I don't want to recommend any
particular site, they all have good information.
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