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Re: Cropping a large collection of .PNG screenshots

On 11/04/14 05:07, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 04/09/2014 10:09 PM, Chris Bannister wrote:
>> 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.
> He might consider using "Simple Image Reducer" which is in the repos.
> You don't have to kill a chicken (ala Computer Voodoo) to use it. I use
> it on collections of photos to get them all to a smaller and even aspect
> ratio for use on our webpages. I just click and import all of the images
> I want, to select and set them all to one size. Seconds later, they are
> all done and MUCH smaller in file size. Perfect for webpage use. I'm an
> idiot and it "just works for me". :) Ric

Um, Rick - he doesn't want to make the images smaller by shrinking the
whole image, the OP wants to crop out a smaller section of the image.
Must - kill - chickens :)

Kind regards

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