In this tutorial we will give information about, How to install Imagemagick on linux and check Imagemagick. Imagemagick is great application for image manipulation on linux box.

What is Imagemagick?

ImageMagick® is a software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 200) including PNG, JPEG, JPEG-2000, GIF, TIFF, DPX, EXR, WebP, Postscript, PDF, and SVG. Use ImageMagick to resize, flip, mirror, rotate, distort, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bézier curves.

install Imagemagick on linux

The functionality of ImageMagick is typically utilized from the command-line or you can use the features from programs written in your favorite language. Choose from these interfaces: G2F (Ada), MagickCore (C), MagickWand (C), ChMagick (Ch), ImageMagickObject (COM+), Magick++ (C++), JMagick (Java), L-Magick (Lisp), Lua (LuaJIT), NMagick (Neko/haXe), Magick.NET (.NET), PascalMagick (Pascal), PerlMagick (Perl), MagickWand for PHP (PHP), IMagick (PHP), PythonMagick (Python), RMagick (Ruby), or TclMagick (Tcl/TK). With a language interface, use ImageMagick to modify or create images dynamically and automagically.

Use following command for Installing the Imagemagick
#su
#YOUR_PASSWORD
#yum install imagemagik

OR binary installtion follow this:
tar -xzf imagemagic1.2.3.4.5.6.tar.gz
cd imagemagic1.2.3.4.5.6
./configure
make
make check
make install

How to check Imagemagick on Fedora:
[root@siwank-pc html]# rpm -ql ImageMagick
/usr/bin/animate
/usr/bin/compare
/usr/bin/composite
/usr/bin/conjure
/usr/bin/convert
/usr/bin/display
/usr/bin/identify
/usr/bin/import
/usr/bin/mogrify
/usr/bin/montage
/usr/bin/stream
…….

For running the ImageMagick use following commands
#animate or #display

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