How To Watermark Images With ImageMagick in Linux

August 14, 2009 by · 10 Comments
Filed under: command line, HowTo, linux, web development 

I recently discovered that one of my most popular posts had been poached by another blog with out providing credit - images and all. I decided that it would be best to watermark my images to make it more difficult to rip off my content.

This procedure could also be done easily in GIMP, but it takes time to open up each image and then import or create the watermark text. Instead I created my desired watermark text in GIMP and saved it as a separate file called Watermark.png. This file has a transparent background, so only the text will show up when it's overlaid on another image. Read more

Create Text Images with ImageMagick

June 26, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: command line, HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

Today I've got another ImageMagick trick for you. It's a variation on the demo in the documentation for the convert command. With this type of command, you can create your own text images with drop shadows. Let's give it a try. Read more

Resize Images in Linux with ImageMagick

June 24, 2009 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: command line, HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

ImageMagick is a free utility that is installed by default in many Linux distributions. It provides a command line interface to perform a multitude of image manipulation operations. In this post I'll show how to resize an image. Read more

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