Re: [dwm] Need a small image resize program

From: markus schnalke <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 12:07:15 +0200

Szabolcs Nagy <> wrote:
> 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'

I didn't knew it yet. Thanks for the hint, I'll do some testing.

On the netpbm website, I found a link to the GD-lib, which could be an
alternative to ImageMagick.

What I found also:


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