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Re: Cropping a large collection of .PNG screenshots

On Wed, Apr 09, 2014 at 03:03:14AM -0700, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> I have a few hundred screen shots I want to put on a web page, but
> they are all full-screen and I want to crop to the real contents.
> This is an identical region in all cases.  So I want to script it.
> So, 2 questions:
> A) What's the best tool for the job?  Gimp, irfanview, or something else?
> B) Is there a script already in existence where I can just change the
> crop rectangle?  I really don't want to learn a new language for a
> one-time job.

*IF* you are into perl, then consider perlmagick.
There are examples under the /usr/share/doc/perlmagick/examples/demo/
directory, e.g.

$p = new Image::Magick;

Play around with the geometry parameters until you get the desired

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