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Re: Recursive image processing (with ImageMagic)

by SuicideJunkie (Priest)
on Nov 23, 2012 at 14:43 UTC ( #1005273=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Recursive image processing (with ImageMagic)

Irfanview should do what you want already.

i_view32.exe c:\*.png /gray /convert=d:\temp\*.png

I don't see an obvious option for recursive directories, but the directory diving can be done with a very small script that makes the calls to convert everything in the directory.

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Re^2: Recursive image processing (with ImageMagic)
by wvick (Novice) on Nov 23, 2012 at 17:49 UTC

    I know Irfanview well, but have never tried it on the command line. Within the Windows UI, attempting to wildcard the folders chokes the app. I assume there's a hardcoded practical batch limit in there somewhere. Better to use something like Perl to discover the PNG files one-on-one, process and move on to the next.

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