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How to batch resize many photos - but keep timestamp intact?

I have thousands of photos in many folders. I want to batch resize them to e.g. 3000px on the longest dimension and keep the timestamp intact. I have used the wonderfully simple tool Phatch to resize ...
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Export layer of photoshop as is?

Please forgive me if this is a stupid question but I could not for the life of me figure this out. I followed this tutorial on adding weathered looks to your artwork and it worked wonderfully. The ...
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“Security” Issue: Retained Cropped Screenshots

I made the worrying discovery today that after cropping a screenshot in Word, PowerPoint, and probably other Microsoft Office programs, the rest of the cropped screenshot is retained. This has made me ...
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Applying image filters before using ScanTailor

I am planning to scan images from microfilm of an old periodical (mostly text, occasional illustrations, all black and white), from which I would like to create a DjVu, perhaps with OCR. I would like ...
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What kind of image compression causes this color banding? [closed]

I have two images. The first is before undergoing lossy compression: Picture #1: The second is after undergoing lossy compression: Can anyone explain to me what is going on here? How does this ...
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How can I fit an image to a rectangle in visio?

I'd like to make a rectangle in visio that behaves as though it has background-size: cover applied. This means that the image is used as a texture, and resized to cover the entire rectangle, while ...
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How to crop images in batch and then re-crop the same way

I am getting automatically generated screenshots of our application, some of which need cropping, since they may only relate to a pop up window or some small portion of the screen. Is there some way ...
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Open PicPick ImageEditor in a new blank image mode with a shortcut

I am able to open the PicPick Image Editor with a shortcut in the 'Pick a task' mode but I would like to learn whether it's possible to set up a shortcut that would open the Image Editor in a 'new ...
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ImageMagick's mogrify tool darkens PNGs (when only trying to resize)

I'm trying to use the simple command to resize images and overwrite the originals: mogrify -resize 80% * My source images are semi-transparent PNGs that happen to be grayscale. The resize operation ...
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How to make a text document image just black and white without grey color, grey background, folding lines, and paper wrinkles? [closed]

If a text document (or a form) is scanned or taken as a photograph and emailed to somebody, the image when printed, could have a grey background, grey folding lines (of the paper), and wrinkles or ...
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Coreldraw importing from autocad incorrectly

Ok I have an odd issue. We use coreldraw to print to our laser cutter. (X3 usually but this happens in X5 as well). You can see the issue in the photos below. In autocad the squares are equidistant ...
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Modifying the BMP image header to increase the height and width of the image

So, during some cryptanalysis I find it necessary to modify a particular BMP image's DIB header so that I can increase the height and size of the image. Here's what I have been able to find: typedef ...
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What software you use to add arrow lines, red border boxes, etc on your image? [closed]

What software do you use to edit over some images, floor plans, etc ? Like if you want to add arrow lines, red border boxes, blur something quickly.. I'm using Photoshop, but it takes too long to do ...
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Converting a series of bitmap images to grey scale

I have a series of bmp image files containing RGB encoded data. I need to convert all of these images in to their greyscale equivalents. I have considered two approaches for this, both turned out to ...
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Can TIFF images store embedded thumbnails in them like JPEG (JPG) files can?

Can TIFF images store embedded thumbnails in them like JPEG (JPG) files can? I noticed that in XNview, when you save a TIFF image there is an option to set the JPEG quality (of the TIFF image). ...
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Automator workflow/service or Applescript for looped edits in Preview [closed]

I was originally trying this with Automator, but if someone can guide me to accomplishing this easier with Applescript then feel free, though i haven't worked with it before. I'm trying to get the ...
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Looking for fast image editor to add text, marks to screenshots [closed]

I am trying to find a fast tool the edit screenshots already taken with marks, text and rectangles ... Something like lightshot but for screens already taken. Edit: Lightshot link
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Batch cropping WMF

I have lots of wmf images from a simulation software which need to be included in a word document. To maintain best quality wmf seems to be the only way. The software creates a frame around the plot ...
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how to manage images in emacs org mode

I am considering switching from zim wiki to org mode for managing collection of web page pieces. Typically it includes images and texts I copied from a web browser. The question: 1 how to insert ...
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Recognize a shape in a image

I have a folder with 10.000 images. 60.000 images of cars and 40.000 images of motorcycles. I`m searching for a way to filter the images with some sort of shape/pattern recognition. The result that i ...
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How do I blur colour borders in Paint.NET

I have a document from which I am trying to remove marks. I'm doing so the only way I can, with the colour-picker and the paintbrush, painting over the marks with the closest colour around them. This ...
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How do I get a brush colour the same as the background colour of the image?

I'm trying to remove image elements on a mostly white document, yet when I use the white paintbrush, it leaves a glaring white streak. When I use the magic wand to select elements to remove, it also ...
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How do I increase the resolution of an existing image in Gimp?

I need to obtain a print quality image from an existing image. The image dimensions are 1024 x 768 pixels. The current resolution is 64, 64 Image --> Print Size --> X resolution, Y resolution ...
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Imagemagick: Advanced JPG to PNG convertion

How could I do something like this with Imagemagick?: imagemagick -inuput:0*.jpg select-by-color:ffffff -threshold:15 -fill:fffff -mode:greyscale -mode:index:17 -output:Original_filename.png Using ...
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How to combine images using a batch plugin for GIMP

I have GIMP 2.8 and the BIMP plug-in that allows me to process many images at once. I would like to use it to add a transparent layer to several hundred PNG files. Unfortunately, the plugin does not ...
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Mac Terminal: Loop through subdirectories and optimise all images

I have a folder containing many subfolders full of images. See attached image for example. Basically I want to loop through them all and downsize the images so none are wider than 1024 pixels. ...
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How can I explode an animated PNG?

Websites like GIF Explode allow you to "explode" an animated GIF into its component frames, and similar results are presumably easy to achieve with standard image-editing tools like GIMP, ImageMagick, ...
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Zoomed-in portions of image

I'm afraid this is too narrow of a question, but nevertheless here goes. Is there any tool (or plugin to whatever tool) which would allow me to effectively "zoom in" parts of image, like this: ...
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Vectorize image from pen drawing

I have some pen drawing (basically there are three words) as follows: Is there any tool I could use so that I can make this three words as vectorized images?
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Slicing a huge image to parts with dimensions of more than 1000 pixels

I have 1,000 x 15,000 pixel image (that is, a super tall scroll), and I would like to split the image in parts with dimensions of 1,000 x 2,000 pixels (the scroll cut up vertically in 8 pieces). I ...
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How can I edit banknote images in Photoshop CS?

While designing some personal stuff, I encountered troubles copy-pasting a banknote image into Photoshop CS2. I saved a Dollar bill from the web to my desktop, but trying to open it, even ...
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How to create massive image mosaic/collage? [duplicate]

I am artist looking for advice for a project I am planning. I basically want to take around 20,000 images and stitch them together to form a large mosaic. However I don't want to create a larger image ...
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Batch Edit Multiple Images

I bought a couple of digital picture frames for the grandparents for Christmas. The problem is, the picture frame displays all the pictures in landscape orientation, and half of the pictures were ...
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How can I draw autoshape on an already existing image in Word 2003?

I'm drawing autoshape in Word 2003 like this: Is there anyway I can draw that shape over an existing image? I cant seem to get that done on existing image. I tried pasting the image in Word, but I ...
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Image optimization: Photoshop CS6 vs jpegtran / OptiPNG

Is there any difference in terms of algorithm for optimization between Photoshop's Shift+Alt+S (save for web) and jpegtran's -optimize and -progressive? It seems my images are not reduced (or reduced ...
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Problems when pasting Outlook 2010 signature logo into message body

Whenever I paste my company logo into a message in Outlook 2010, I run into a variety of complications and anomalies. The dimensions of my original logo image are 315x174 (source image is a PNG ...
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Graphical editor with only one important feature - crop [closed]

99% of my Gimp starts is a open the image do the restangular selection crop image to selection save Gimp start slowly, ask 100 questions about "Am I sure" for each step, thats way i want some ...
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How do I edit photos to defeat facial recognition [closed]

Is there a way to alter solo or group portraits to make faces recognizable to or identifiable by humans (their friends), but not by facial recognition software (by Facebook, etc.)?
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How to make transparent background of a gif animation?

I have a gif animation with white background. Is there a simple way (e.g., free or shareware application) to remove this white background and make it transparent?
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How to change perspective of a photo efficiently?

I would like to make an image look flattened on the screen as if it was 'scanned' rather than being shown at an angle. Angle of picture taken is something similar to this : ...
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How do I batch trim images 50% to the left with automator?

I know I can batch trim images with automator for 50% horizontal, but then it get's trimmed on both sides... I need it to get 50% trimmed on just the left/right side.
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Editing screenshots [closed]

After taking a screenshot of a big window, I'd like to cut out the middle part(s) and move the sides closer together, so it results in a smaller picture with only relevant details displayed. ...
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Cutting in half and rearranging pages of tif document

I scanned in a booklet, and now I have a tif file with "pages" composed of two real pages each, in the order 6/7,5/8,4/9,3/10,2/11,1/12. Is there a way (tool, imagemagick command, etc.) to slice each ...
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Change foreground color of an image in Paint.NET

Let's say we have this picture: As you can see, the background color is #2A3D78. The foreground color is #94AEFF. Ultimately, I'd like to get a picture where the background is unchanged, but the ...
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Tool for Automatically Blurring People in Photos

I am looking for a way to easily make people on photos unrecognizeable. Whenever I put any photos (usually of cities and landscapes) in my online album, I first make all the recognizeable people ...
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Image editor with support for a “grid-view”

I'm trying to create cards for a custom card game. The idea is to design them on a computer, print the designs on an A4 page, glue it on a cardboard and cut out the individual cards. The problem is ...
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How to convert a 24 bit JPEG image into 8 bit image?

I have a 24-bit image. I need to convert it into an 8 bit JPEG image. Can it be done by MS Paint or MS picture manager or I need to download any tool. I tried some tool but that did not work. Will ...
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PNG Batch resizing and saving while preserving transparency

I've got about 700+ png images. I need to resize and save them. However I also need their transparency to be intact. I tried Irfanview, but that didn't work. GIMP works, but I can't find a batch ...
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How to easily make a screenshot like these (partial enlargement)?

I need to make some screenshots like the images in the following questions & wikipedia pages. Bad font anti-aliasing in Ubuntu Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers ...
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Enhancing a scanned document with Gimp

I have a pretty good scan of a document, in JPG format[1] that has Fuchsia type printed text, and black handwritten text. I wish to remove the handwritten text, and sharpen and colour enhance the ...