[mythtv-users] remote frontend and jpg vs png

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sun Nov 22 17:56:04 UTC 2009


On Sunday 22 November 2009 10:36:25 scram69 wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 10:18 PM, Joe Wilson <wilson.joe at gmail.com> wrote:
> > You can always try the "convert" program from the imagemagick package.
> > It is command-line based, and great for doing big batches of conversions.
> > But there has been a change from png to jpg, what happen to the concept
> > of open source?
>
> Joe - thanks for the tip.  I found mogrify, a batch version of
> "convert".  For those now running 0.22 who have more than just a
> couple of movie posters in .jpg format (it seems unlikely that I'm the
> only one, but who knows?), here are a few useful commands:
>
> mogrify -format png *.jpg
> rm -f *.jpg
> rename 's/png/jpg/' *.png

Just thought I should mention that both mogrify and convert are parts of the 
imagemagick package.

Just making sure that credit goes where it is due :-)

Imagemagick is a great image manipulation package, at least for those who are 
not afraid of the command line.

-- 
Brian Wood
beww at beww.org


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