Re: [dwm] Need a small image resize program

From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 11:10:00 +0200

On 6/13/08, markus schnalke <> wrote:
> I feel the need for a image resize program that matches the
> Unix and suckless philosophy.

image resize is a non-trivial task
(there are many possible filters with different characteristics)

also saving an image in a lossy format (.jpg) will require compression
level settings (or adaptive estimation of the required settings)

> Does anyone know a small program that can resize JPEG and PNG images?

netpbm package has pnmscale but the resulting jpg/png won't be as nice
as with 'convert resize'

otherwise yes, imagemagick is not suckless
Received on Fri Jun 13 2008 - 11:10:01 UTC

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