ImageMagick is a collection of programs to display, manipulate and convert images from one format to another. It can handle many different image formats, including PostScript, GIF, JPEG, TIFF, PICT,and SGI's rgb.

To run this software interactively in a Linux environment run the command:

convert file.gif file.png
The following table briefly describes each ImageMagick command-line utility:
Program Uses Include:
animate Display a sequence of images
compare Mathematically and visually annotate the difference between an image and its reconstruction.
composite Overlap one image over another.
conjure Interpret and execute scripts written in the Magick Scripting Language (MSL).
convert Convert from one image format to another.
display Display an image, interactivel manipulplate colors and color map, reflect, rotate, resize, crop, annotate, convert format.
identify Describe the format and characteristics of one or more image files.
import Save any visible window on an X server and outputs it as an image file. You can capture a single window, the entire screen, or any rectangular portion of the screen.
mogrify Transforms an image or sequence of images. Trahsformations include resizing, rotation, color reduction.
montage Create a tiling of several images.
stream A lightweight tool to stream one or more pixel components of the image or portion of the image to your choice of storage formats.

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