1. Main Features
- Supports a wide variety of image formats, such as JPEG, PNG, and BMP
- Provides image altering tools, such as shape and text insertion and effects
- Creates GIF animation sequences
2. Software Overview
ImageMagick is a cross-platform, open source program used to view, edit, and convert a variety of image formats. The program is available for download as a binary distribution or as source code.
ImageMagick supports a large variety of image formats, such as JPEG, PNG, BMP, SVG, TIFF, GIF, and PDF, that can be edited and converted. The image editor gives you tools to perform a variety of functions. You can artistically alter images, by drawing shapes or placing text onto an image. The application lets you apply borders or frames to an image, along with a variety of special effects, such as image blur or sharpen. You can also create GIF animation sequences using a group of images.
ImageMagick is commonly used through a command-line interface for each image viewing or manipulating utility. However, different program interfaces are available for download, such as MagickCore, PerlMagick, and MagickWand, through the official site.
ImageMagick is a capable image viewing and editing application. It supports many popular image formats and allows you to edit and convert the images. If you are looking for an alternative to other image viewing programs, such as GIMP or IrfanView, give ImageMagick a shot.
3. Supported File Types
|1||.ARW||Sony Digital Camera Image|
|2||.ARW||Sony Alpha Raw Digital Camera Image|
|3||.BW||Black and White SGI Image File|
|4||.DDS||DirectDraw Surface Image|
|6||.DICOM||DICOM Image File|
|7||.DPX||Digital Picture Exchange File|
|8||.FLIF||Free Lossless Image Format File|
|9||.J2C||JPEG 2000 Code Stream|
|10||.JPC||JPEG 2000 Code Stream File|
|11||.MGK||ImageMagick Configuration File|
|12||.MIFF||Magick Image File|
|13||.MNG||Multiple Network Graphic|
|14||.MNG||Multiple-image Network Graphic|
|15||.MSL||Magick Scripting Language File|
|16||.MVG||Magick Vector Graphics File|
|17||.PNM||Portable Any Map Image|
|20||.YUV||YUV Encoded Image File|
Updated: April 19, 2017