Re: [dwm] Need a small image resize program

From: Amit Uttamchandani <>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 09:28:17 -0700

On Fri, 13 Jun 2008 10:43:46 +0200
markus schnalke <> wrote:

> Hoi community,
> I feel the need for a image resize program that matches the
> Unix and suckless philosophy.
> Currently I'm using ImageMagick, which is just fine, if it is already
> installed. But I was shocked, when I had to install it on a clean
> system: I has that many dependencies!
> The only thing I wanted was a program to resize images and I had to
> install about 80 megabyte!
> Does anyone know a small program that can resize JPEG and PNG images?
> meillo

I'm not sure if this fits the suckless philosophy but why not use Python and the PIL(Python Imaging Library). Since python is installed as standard in almost all distributions all you have to do is include the Python Image Library modules in the same directory as your code.
Received on Sat Jun 14 2008 - 18:28:37 UTC

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