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Cropping a circular area in a photo [closed]

If you look closely , it has white borders all over (see here). Now my question is , is there any software (free) that can help me crop out the circular area of the button. I have: Windows 7 with ...
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Does only GIF support animation?

Is GIF the only major image format that supports animation? With GIF images being a relatively poor quality format, why are they the only one that supports animation in most viewers / browsers?
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Does software exist that sends an image to a certain monitor depending on image orientation?

I would like to achieve the following setup: One computer with two monitors – one in landscape (monitor A), the other in portrait orientation (B) – and a viewer that shows images from a directory. ...
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Create images using a template and table of data

How to create many images from a template and table of data? E.g., many business cards from a CSV file containing names, positions, and contacts? I realize there're ways of doing it by writing a ...
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.png file won't open in terminal

for some reason this .png image won't open in my terminal. i keep getting these responses: lkthomas@unix12:~/private$ eog snippet.png Cannot open display: Run 'eog --help' to see a full list of ...
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Determine image type by file header

I have a strange image (actually several) that I need to figure out the type of. It opens correctly in the standard Windows photo viewer, but doesn't make any indication of the type. I can rename ...
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What is the largest size of a 640x480 JPEG?

I'm creating a data storage device that takes a certain number of pictures of the night sky over a couple of hours, and the pictures will be downloaded right after they are all taken. The memory card ...
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Convert BMP to PNG while preserving alpha channel

I have an image stored in BMP format and would like to convert it to PNG using imagemagick. I looked at the pixels in a hex viewer and noticed that they are stored in 32bpp, so there is an alpha ...
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How to extract image links from sites?

So I have been trying to extract links of images from some public boards then edit them to their max resolution and then save them. The problem is page source code only gives links to 52 out of 540 ...
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How to display a “historic” image file in a mediawiki article

in mediawiki you embed images in articles using the following notation: [[File:filename.extension|options|caption]] this notation always(!) displays the latest and greatest file on the article. ...
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FFMPEG for animation of image files outputs all-black video

I am trying to create an animation of a few images ("f_01.png", "f_02.png", ..., "f_08.png") that are each a different solid colour, but it always outputs a video entirely made up of black frames. ...
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How to measuring polygon selections in images using ImageJ or other free software

ImageJ has a polygon selection tool which allows measuring the calibrated total length of the polygon. It also has an angle tool that allows a three-point selection to determine the enclosed angle. ...
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PowerPoint’s “Save as Picture” adds unwanted space to resulting image

When I right-click a textbox shape and select "Save as Picture", no matter what format I choose, the resulting image has unwanted space in it. For example, if I have a textbox shape with text ...
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When an image on an editing program is rendered on Windows, is the program parsing it, or is the kernel doing it?

so I know this question is confusing, but luckily I am a computer programmer and can make it more clear if you would help me out by reading on. A simple program, liek MS-Paint, will "know" how to ...
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Can I write a 16bit greyscale .PGM file? or should I make a .RAW?

I wanted to know if Photoshop or Gimp would properly read an ASCII .PGM file with 16bit values. I tried but it didn't work, however I don't see why it is impossible. take a pgm file like this: P2 3 ...
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how to see xml coding of SVG image created in inkscape?

I heard that SVG are made of xml and html but software like inkscape are used to create SVG images easily without worrying about Coding in Xml. Hence after creating a SVG image i want to view a xml ...
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Can ffmpeg encode video from frames of different sizes?

I have a toolchain that produces frames that are usually 1920x1080, but occasionally 1919x1080 or 1920x1079. (Yes, this is a bug. Please read on.) When ffmpeg encodes a video from it, with a ...
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Strange, extra lines in images in .pdf saved with MS Word (happens with images from R and possibly other images)

I used MS Word 2010 to save a document as a .pdf file, and some of the images have strange, extra lines on them. This happens whether the source document is a .doc file or a .docx file: Can anyone ...
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Remove visually similar images from folder [duplicate]

I need a free application/tool to remove visually similar images from folder. Most of the tools available are free only for demo version(i.e limited to few results)Found this ,but its script/code.
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Converting rgb images to indexed in GIMP using command line

I need to convert rgb bitmaps to indexed color bitmaps using custom palette file using command line option in linux environment. I found that gimp can do that using a plugin called file-cel-load.But i ...
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How to download original image resolution

I saw How to get the full image when the shopping site like Amazon shows you only a part of the image and let you zoom and pan? and found some good info but all posts appeared like Klingon to me as I ...
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Images return 200 OK but do not appear in the browser. Local or Server issue? [closed]

I'm not sure if this question belongs here, or over at serverfault, but I'll start here: I have several sites hosted on one Hostgator server in their Provo UT datacenter. As an example of my problem, ...
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Take data of a sound wave and use as representation in the distortion of images, video, or 3d?

I've become very fascinated with the idea of digital destruction through a physical medium. There was PBS video on youtube How Does Glitchy Art Show Us Broken Is Beautiful? Example Pieces: Cultural ...
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What is the significance of these different width, height and resolution parameters?

An image with a pixel resolution of 640 x 480 has additional dimension and resolution parameters according to exiftool. I'm unsure what they mean. Why are the X / Y Resolution parameters the ...
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Combine multiple images to form a strip of images ffmpeg

I wish to combine multiple images into a single strip of images, using FFMPEG. I have been trying to search this thing on google, but unable to find anything useful. All links take me to places ...
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Enable file thumbnails without enabling live folders

I am working on theming my computer, and to do so, I would like to change my default folder icon. I have done this through changing the default folder in the windows icon registry, and it worked fine; ...
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use relative image path in word 2013

I created some large word documents containing a lot of images. Now when I move those documents and Images to some other computer (zipping them up or syncing via SkyDrive) the Images are not linked ...
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Using Wget to download single images from a website using the the img src URL where img class=“decoded”

I want to get single images off a website. The website has photos. Clicking on the photos leads to another page. I want to get the photos from the img src tag in the html. I already have unix code ...
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Dragging image file appears on incorrect line

I have MS Word 2007, every time I drag an Image from a folder (lets say a .PNG file) into my Word Document the Image will always appear on the line the cursor was when I left Word, not where I dragged ...
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What causing the text of the same webpage to be shown differently on a screen with different resolution?

I am working on automation scripts which use image detection algorithms. What I have noticed recently, is that the text on same page looks differently (at least when maximized) on different screens ...
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How to display StackOverflow image in conky

I want to display my StackOverflow flair on my conky. I tried downloading the image with curl and them displaying - ${exec curl -O http://stackoverflow.com/users/flair/1677096.png?theme=clean} ...
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Which type of image has high quality vector or pixel (raster)?

I used GIMP to create images, but, since I needed to produce higher quality images, I recently switched to Inkscape. Now I have created a sample text with black background in it, and I am not able see ...
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Resizing image for facebook [closed]

Yesterday I took a night shot of Hooghly Bridge with D5100, and it was cool :) I resized down the image to 2048*1356 px using Photoshop CS5 [default settings] and uploaded the image to Facebook. ...
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Mail archive - embed external links (images,…)?

I want to archive all the mail received by my mailserver. So far, no problem. But what about those "beloved" mails with HTML body and external images? They get lost. Is there a way to configure a ...
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Turn monotone background in transparent

On the internet, you usually get images, that originally were PNGs with aplha chanel and were pasted on white background. Is there some way to substract the white from the zones, where the ...
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FFMPEG image sequence with various durations

Let's say I have an mp3 file of 1 minute length. And I have 20 png images. I want to combine these images and an audio into a video file, but I do not want each image to last 3 seconds on screen, I ...
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HDMI out Image doesn't fill monitor

When I plug my PC into the TV via HDMI cable port the image doesn't fill the whole monitor. Specs: Intel HD graphics 4000 Windows 7 TV: Panasonic
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FFmpeg filter to rotate image through arbitrary angle

I need to produce timelapse video from a webcam that was mounted at a slightly off-vertical angle, and I need to rotate the image about 3 degrees counter-clockwise. (The webcam is in a virtually ...
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tool to create images of HFS filesystems similar to ntfsclone?

I'm looking for some sort of tool that can create a "sparse" HFS filesystem image. Basically, I'd like to see a block-for-block copy, but ignoring unallocated blocks. ntfsclone can do this for NTFS ...
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Size of the compressed image file deteriorates with usage

I have created a VDI file using VirtualBox and need to upload it with compression for other to access. The more I use the virtual machine, the less the compression happens. There is not much of ...
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How to download original-sized image from artsy.net?

Here is a nice 60s comic poster-like image: http://artsy.net/artwork/roy-lichtenstein-reflections-on-minerva (it might requires login to view). I'd like to download it, but i couldn't find any way ...
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How to batch process every image in a pdf using commandline tools?

Does there exist a commandline tool for Linux which allows me to extract all /Subtype /Image raster image objects from a PDF, allows me to process them using another 3rd party tool and then is able to ...
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How To Insert a Caption in MS Word 2007?

How do I add a caption to an image in Word 2007?
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Dimensions Column of Windows Explorer is Blank

I could swear that Windows (XP) used to show the width and height of images in Explorer if I toggle the Dimensions column, but now it is showing nothing (see screenshot below). I am working with ...
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Auto-crop black margins dynamically of scanned images?

I have a notebook photocopied and the photocopy scanned, about 200 pages. For various reasons I need to print this material. There are large amounts of black areas at the sides of the page (after the ...
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ffmpeg: How to create cropped thumbnails?

For creating a video thumbnail with ffmpeg I'm using this command: ffmpeg -itsoffset -4 -i video.mp4 -vframes 1 thumb.jpg This gives me a thumbnail with the same size of the video (which has an ...
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Update Picasa Web Albums with the same URL

Is it possible to update a picture in Picasa Web Albums (Google+ image) using the same URL as previously uploaded? I need to do this because I want to optimize those images using lossless compression ...
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MS Excel: Can I link images using a relative path?

I am working on an MS Excel document that contains a lot of (around 200) images. They are currently saved within the document, so the file becomes huge and working gets very slow. Linking the ...
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Software to edit TIFF files [duplicate]

We're looking for a relatively simple program for Win 7 to open and edit multi-page TIFF files. It doesn't need Photoshop's level of features. Just being able to delete a page from the TIFF is ...
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Convert JPG to Video for playback in VLC

Is this a quick/simple way to convert a bunch of JPG stills into some sort of video file so it can be played back in VLC? If the convertion can be done using VLC, that would be preferred.