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How to automatically create Windows thumbnails recursively?

I am using Windows 8.1 with Windows Explorer. The image cache ("thumbs.db") is created when I visit a folder containing video, photo, or other such files. I have a problem with this because I have ...
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Viewer for huge images under linux (>100 MP color images)

I have a lot of 50-100 MP colour images that I would like to view on linux. For example, 10000x17000 size is typical, but most image viewers will fail with out-of-memory. The file format is png or ...
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How do I best scale a screenshot in Gimp to avoid a blurry effect?

I'm using Gimp 2.6.1 on Windows Vista. I take a screenshot using the Print Screen button and paste it into Gimp. I crop away some of the edges, then I select Image > Scale Image... and reduce this ...
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Looking for Apple IIe emulator disk images

Could someone tell me where I can find disk images for the Apple IIe emulator called AppleWin I think. I really searched everywhere but to no avail.
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USB to USB CD ROM emulator

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a CDROM emulator that runs on Linux. I want to emulate this configuration: [CDROM DRIVE]----USB CABLE----[COMPUTER UNDER TEST] Where [COMPUTER UNDER TEST] is a ...
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How do I create a Windows 7 USB installer with preinstalled software?

I was wondering if it was possible to make a bootlable image of a Windows 7 Pro OEM Installation CD that I have and put it on an USB stick for faster/easier installation. I am asking because we have a ...
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replace/remove background image on gimp 2.6.11

How do I remove these images by compiling gimp from source? I can't find any file containing these images.
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Can I Change the Speed of Slideshows in OS X?

Is there any way I can change the rate in which OS X progresses through images in a slideshow, particularly in Preview?
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GUI for editing image metadata

Is there a graphical application for editing image metadata in EXIF, IPTC and XMP formats? Preferably free and for Windows. Some image editors and the Windows Explorer properties window allow editing ...
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How to properly work with images in Word?

I'm currently writing a larger document in Word again and images (especially with captions) pose a few problems. So far I have enumerated the following options and drawbacks: Insert images in their ...
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Is there a drawing tool which can draw this image?

The image author said he used Microsoft PowerPoint2010 SmartArt to draw it. I tried but I can't even draw rectangles using SmartArt. Can SmartArt really draw this? If so, please explain it to me. ...
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Windows tool to resize / crop images before uploading to web site

I'm supporting some non-techie users on Windows XP who are occasionally required to upload images to a web content management system. The source images come in many forms: JPEG, TIFF, EPS, etc. Before ...
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Tools / Applications to detect altered photos [closed]

What are some applications to detect altered / photoshopped images? I'm looking at a used item online and get the feeling the seller touched-up the photos (he's a graphics designer, found out from ...
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How can multiple image TIFF files be converted to JPEG files?

How can multiple image TIFF files be converted to JPEG files in a batch manner? Update 1: convert on Linux (part of ImageMagick) as suggested by Miss Cellanie and glallen worked. It was ...
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Search for Images from Omnibox directly in Google Chrome

Is there anyway to configure Google Chrome's Omnibox to search directly for Images instead of default Web search? Relatively any possibilities for making news search and rest types?
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What are these buttons called?

What are these buttons called?
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resizing/compressing thousands of images to reasonable sizes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Batch “resize” JPEG images to a fixed file size fast batch image resizer I have thousands of images (90 GB) mostly documents, and employee related stuff like passport ...
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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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Is there any quality difference between PNG vs BMP image formats?

I have just learned that PNG is a lossless image format while BMP can be both uncompressed or lossless format. Should there be a quality difference between these two? If not, does it mean that other ...
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How do I join various images next to each other in OS X?

I would like to join various PNG images horizontally in Mac, either using the console or Automator. Is this possible? How? An example: Given these two images: The result would be: The images ...
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Reducing an Image Size without Losing its Quality

Is there a best way in photoshop to reduce the image size without losing its quality? Whenever I reduce the size of the image it seems like a little blurry and reduces its quality. What should I do ...
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How to Create a System Image in Windows XP?

How to keep images of my system in a fresh state and backups of my data. Instead of using antivirus i need to reload the system every 3-6 months to keep it fresh and snappy.
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ffmpeg to capture stills from H.264 stream

I'm trying to capture still images from an H.264 wireless IP camera using ffmpeg. I found a similar question here: How can I extract a good quality JPEG image from an H264 video file with ffmpeg? ...
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How are sites like Pinterest able to hold all those pictures?

Does anyone know how sites hold massive numbers of pictures in general? I tried researching this, but it seems like they would need massive storage spaces to hold all these, unless there was a trick ...
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Convert image to uncompressed PNG from the command-line

I have a compressed PNG image compressed.png. I can convert it to an uncompressed PNG decompressed.png using GIMP (saving as PNG and setting compression level to 0). How can this be done on the ...
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Losslessly compressing similar images?

I need to reduce the size of my photo library so I naturally want to compress them. Many of them are not quite identical, but still very similar (subsequent shots of the same scene). Is there any ...
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Recursively resize images from one directory tree to another?

I have a large complex directory tree full of JPG images. I would like to create a second directory tree that exactly mirrors the first, but resizing all the images down to a set size (say 2000x1500 ...
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How to copy image to clipboard, to paste to another application?

I want to set the clipboard to file abc.jpg, in image format, so I can paste it to gpaint, etc. X11 applications, can I? I have enabled Screen snapshot feature in Compiz windows manager, and I need ...
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How can I best explain what a virtual machine “image” is to a non-technical person?

Does anybody have a good description or know where I could find one?
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ImageMagick - Replace the transparent part of a GIF with a solid colour?

I have a GIF file that has a transparent section. I want to replace that with just plain white (or some other colour), so that there is no transparent parts. Can I do this on the command line with ...
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How can I fetch the images of a public website using wget?

How can I fetch the images of a public website using wget? It's not a huge site: it has about 40 pages, with around three images per page. I want to avoid: Manually downloading the images ...
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windows 7 capture image from webcam [closed]

i've been searching to no avail I just need a FREE(no demo) program to capture an image from a webcam in windows 7. The webcam is built in, it works fine, but I have no programs to capture. MovieMaker ...
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Visio 2013: Set Image Size

In Visio 2013, how do I explicitly set an image's height and width etc? For example, in Word, you can right-click an image and select "Size and Position" and set absolute Height and Widths.
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Windows 7 print option wizard rotate some photos from portrait to landscape, how to stop this?

Windows 7 print option wizard rotate some photos from portrait to landscape, how to stop this? When i see photo in windows photo viewer it shows fine.
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Can BLANK computer be reinstalled (OS) with system image?

By "blank" I mean an empty laptop hard drive. I'm going to have my hard drive replaced, so I believe the new hard drive won't have an operating system installed on it. So if I create a system image ...
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Image to Text converter [closed]

I need a software which can convert scanned text to editable text. I will prefer freeware?
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Create video from image sequence

I have sequence of images 0001.png 0002.png ... 0230.png I would like to create a video where every image is shown for 0.2 seconds (or maybe some other frame rate). On Mac OS, Quicktime 7 can open ...
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How to convert a photo to a black and white image by ImageMagick?

How can I convert a JPEG photo to black and white (not grayscale) image like output of a FAX scanner, by ImageMagick?
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Word: Resize Image by Percent - Macro

I routinely paste many screen captures into Microsoft Word 2007 and then have to manually resize them to around 75%, which becomes very tedious. The screen captures are all different sizes. I've ...
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How to copy web page text and images to MS Word

From time to time I want to copy and paste a portion of a web document (viewed in both IE Explorer 7 and 8) into MS Word 2007. The selected text copies and pastes fine, but I am left with only place ...
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How to mark files in irfanview?

I need to sort photos. Right now I use Irfanview tool to look through images. I use Del key to move (delete) images into Recycle Bin. I use Del key on images I like, since there are many less than ...
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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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Mount floppy disk image (*.img) as virtual floppy drive

Title says it all. I am looking for some software that will allow me to mount a floppy disk image (*.img) as a virtual floppy drive...similar I suppose to mounting an ISO image to a virtual optical ...
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Is there a face recognition command line tool?

I've download a lot of images in one directory including People and Landscape. I want to split the directory into two. I'm looking for a Linux command line tool to filter by face.
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Local image search against a source image?

I came across this: Is there a free visual similarity image local hard drive search?. However, it doesn't answer the question and the solutions don't work. Basically, I have a directory structure of ...
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Small program to get detailed information on images

I'm looking for a small program that will show be a LOT of detailed information about media files, specifically images. For example, I'd like to know if a .BMP file is Windows or OS/2, Compressed, ...
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Inserting an image into a OpenOffice.org Calc cell

Is there a way to insert an image inside a cell? When I choose "Insert -> Picture" it inserts it so it's floating over the cells. That's not what I want. I want to be able to insert the image into ...
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How to take an image of an hard drive partition

I'm a reformat freak and I reformat almost every month for one reason or another. I have a small (32 GB) C:\ partition for Windows and some programs and keep everything else on different partitions ...
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Recursively fixing image file extensions in Linux

I have a bunch of image files from misnamed scans/faxes I need to fix for our Linux users. It turns out we have a bunch of scans that are PNG files that are labled as *.jpg visa versa. Under Windows ...
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Where can I find a google search results re-linker for Google Chrome that works?

There used to be some grease monkey scripts that helped relink results directly from the Google search (see here and here for regular results, and here and here for image results.) I really enjoyed ...