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What is ImageMagick?

It is a free and open-source software suite for displaying, converting, and editing raster image and vector image files. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 200) including PNG, JPEG, GIF, HEIC, TIFF, DPX, EXR, WebP, Postscript, PDF, and SVG.
ImageMagick is a tool in the Image Processing and Management category of a tech stack.
ImageMagick is an open source tool with 3.1K GitHub stars and 556 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to ImageMagick's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses ImageMagick?

12 companies reportedly use ImageMagick in their tech stacks, including PassionDig, Swingvy, and Cloud.

11 developers on StackShare have stated that they use ImageMagick.

ImageMagick Integrations

PHP, Java, Ruby, .NET, and C++ are some of the popular tools that integrate with ImageMagick. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with ImageMagick.

Why developers like ImageMagick?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use ImageMagick
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ImageMagick Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose ImageMagick in their tech stack.

Jonathan Pugh
Jonathan Pugh
Software Engineer / Project Manager / Technical Architect · | 2 upvotes · 637 views

ImageMagick is a full featured, powerful, scriptable image manipulation tool that has stood the test of time. I usually use it within #Ruby scripts, and mainly for resizing images. You can also add effects and composite images. It has advanced options for everything so you can get just the results you want. It's almost like a programmable #Photoshop.

As an alternative, a modern #JavaScript image resizer is now available, #sharp, if you want to stick within a #JavaScript script ecosystem: https://sharp.pixelplumbing.com.

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ImageMagick's Features

  • Color Quantization
  • Posterization
  • Dithering
  • Halftone dithering
  • Liquid rescaling
  • Transparency
  • GIF animation
  • Blur
  • Sharpen
  • Composite.

ImageMagick Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to ImageMagick?
GraphicsMagick is the swiss army knife of image processing. Comprised of 267K physical lines (according to David A. Wheeler's SLOCCount) of source code in the base package (or 1,225K including 3rd party libraries) it provides a robust and efficient collection of tools and libraries which support reading, writing, and manipulating an image in over 88 major formats including important formats like DPX, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PNG, PDF, PNM, and TIFF.
Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.
OpenCV was designed for computational efficiency and with a strong focus on real-time applications. Written in optimized C/C++, the library can take advantage of multi-core processing. Enabled with OpenCL, it can take advantage of the hardware acceleration of the underlying heterogeneous compute platform.
imgix is a real-time image processing service and CDN. Resize, crop, and edit images simply by changing their URLs.
The universal multimedia toolkit.
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ImageMagick's Stats

ImageMagick's Followers
8 developers follow ImageMagick to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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