Re: [dwm] Need a small image resize program

From: Antoni Grzymala <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 11:17:46 +0200

Szabolcs Nagy dixit (2008-06-13, 11:10):

> > 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

You may consider building imagemagick from source with only the options
you require (png, jpeg), this will probably only require the relevant
format libraries (jpeg and libpng) as dependencies.


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