Questions tagged with this tag can refer to graphical images, e.g. a .jpg or .gif file, or system snapshots, which are also called "images".

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Using imagemagick or gifsicle to output GIF with specific filesize?

I have been following this online guide to convert a small video clip into image frames, then combine them together into a single animated GIF. The problem I'm having is that each GIF tends to be ...
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Display .pgm image file on apache webserver

I have a .pgm image file that I'd like to display on my apache webserver. Right now when I try to display it, it fails. Is there a way to configure apache so that I can display it successfully on a ...
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What causes this graphical glitch in my web browser?

This glitch seems to randomly show up in my web browsers.
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Getting the same number of frames/images from a video stream that I originally put in

I am using ffmpeg in a winform application. In my scenario I take 20 sparate jpeg images and add them to a ogg file. I then extract all the images from that ogg file (as a test). Despite making sure ...
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How to automatcally arrange images of different size in an “organic” fashion?

I have a few hundred images that need to be presented as part of a report. These images have different sizes and orientations (portrait or landscape), and multiple images can belong to a single ...
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Resize image to a maximum size on command line

I have a very big collection of very big images, and I want to create a thumbnail gallery in which images are resized to a maximum-minimum-width (you will understand) of 180px. For example: If the ...
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Quick copy text from image? [closed]

Is there a method for quickly selecting an area of a picture / image and copying it into the clipboard as text? For example, say someone lacking foresight sends me a screenshot of a console instead ...
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organizing images by resolution with batch files [closed]

Doing some digging I'm trying to figure out a command line solution for organizing very large archives of images based on their resolution into folders, 1920x1080, 1600x1200, 1600x900, etc. I've ...
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Easier way to create floppy disk images?

I'm using Vyatta routers with KVM and want to attach a floppy drive with a config file for Vyatta when I boot the image. I'll be doing this over and over again, and as such am looking for an automated ...
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remove images having low resolution

I wonder if there is a way to recursively delete images from a directory, which have resolution less than I desire, using command-line tools (Fedora 19)? For example, I want to keep images which have ...
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Open OS/2 icons on Linux?

I have an OS/2 .ico file I need to open (and, if possible, edit). It is different from an MS-Windows .ico file, therefore I cannot open it the usual way. How can I open these files on Windows or ...
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In Onenote, how do I 'make text in image searchable' enabled by default?

Onenote has a great OCR feature where you can select an image and click 'make text in image searchable' - but I'd like this enabled by default for all images I paste into Onenote - is this possible? ...
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How to continuously view images in FastStone Image Viewer?

I'd like to have a possibility to continuously view images in FastStone Image Viewer. Be able to choose a top level folder as a "root" and see all images in all subfolders in "flat cut". The same ...
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Docker, start image from scratch

All getting-started guides for Docker based their docker images on someone else's. However, even the base image has 180MB of virtual storage there. So, I'm wondering, is it possible to start my ...
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Image thumbnails not showing and cannot access file properties, how to fix it?

This is a folder full of JPGs: Obviously that does not look right. I have given it plenty of time to load, but still I get no thumbnails. When I right click on a file, and click properties, ...
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Add colors to gif palete gimp

When I open a GIF file in gimp, I find it very hard to add more colours then those that are already contained in GIF palette. When I draw with different colours, GIMP is trying to use the colour from ...
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How can I save images from reddit's image feeds (like CityPorn) to my Dropbox using IFTTT?

I want to save images from various Reddit feeds to my Dropbox so I can have a screensaver that automatically updates with new content. IFTTT (If this then that) has settings to save images from RSS ...
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Remove duplicated images with the shell [duplicate]

I have a folder with osme images. Each of them has a different name but some of them are duplicate. What is the best way to delete the duplicates? I have to do it sistematically so I need some shell ...
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Images / Photos and text boxes jump to top of page

Images / Photos, text boxes and text boxes with images embedded in them jump to top of page in some cases and not others. "Control + arrow keys" have no effect. It is even difficult to drag None of ...
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Normalise levels, contrast, brightness of an image sequence

When making animated gifs or short stop-motion videos from an image sequence, I want them to have all similar levels so that the output looks smooth. It does not have to be a professional quality ...
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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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Find video file position using an image match

What would be the best tool / method to automatically find a position from an video file, where the frame approximately matches* a given image? Basically, a command to: "Find the position where ...
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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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How can I remove an image file that freezes my computer each time I interact with it?

There is an image file that I just can't seem to get rid of no matter how hard I try. If I click on it, try to delete it, right-click on it, try to open it up, etc., it freezes my computer and I'm ...
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Why does my image look sideways in thumbnail view but correct when I open it?

This is important because I will be submitting it for my visa application (rotated images disqualify you). The image looks rotated sideways in thumbnail view on my computer, but when I double-click ...
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How do I manage multiple system images in Windows 7?

I want to make multiple system images, taken at different times, using only Windows 7's built-in imaging utility. I know that this can be done more conveniently with commercial utilities like Acronis ...
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I can't see some images from Google images [duplicate]

I am from Iran. In my country, the government has filtered the some web-sites. Recently I have a problem for see the all images in Google Images. For example: ...
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How do I export a OneNote 2013 page as an image (png or jpeg)?

I use OneNote 2013 on a Samsung slate with a pen to take mind-maps in meetings (i.e. like these paper ones http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=mindmap+scan&m=tags&w=27141279%40N00 ) How do I ...
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Printing Microsoft Documents/Images with CUPS

I was wondering if there was an ubuntu package that adds microsoft document support and image support directly from command line.
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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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How to open huge PNG image [duplicate]

I have a really big PNG image, it's ~11GB. Is there any way to open it? I would just like to view it without too many problems. I tried Photoshop CS6 and it's too big even for this kind of modern ...
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Force file link to open as a preview in [new] tab (instead of downloading)

Sometimes you want to follow a pdf/image/etc link and actually see it in the browser instead of downloading it. In my most recent run-in it was with a screenshot on a Mantis server I'm using. When I ...
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Ubuntu - Add timestamp to image

I have a folder full of images. I'm trying to add a timestamp onto the image itself, for every image, based on the date that the file was created. Is this possible? I've read this post here, but it ...
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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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Different pixel attributes of images/frames in a video [closed]

What different attributes can a pixel of a video file contain? For eg, rgb values, sharpness etc. Does every type of video files and images have all these attributes or only some that are new ...
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How to vector a logo?

I'm trying to convert the logo I've built in photoshop to a vector so I can resize it to fit different app and mobile screens. I've tried the live trace in illustrator function but that just distorts ...
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Printing white images in PowerPoint handouts

I am creating lecture slides on a dark background. An example slide is below: Here's how the handout from this slide looks: Any suggestions as to how to avoid losing the image? Do I simply have to ...
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What is wrong with this attempt to crop an image with ImageMagick's convert utility?

I am trying to make a tool that will, in imitation of responsive design on the web, make iPhone / iPad wallpapers by taking the largest centered crop-to-device-dimensions it can, and programmatically ...
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Automaticaly selection (particular area) in the JPG files

I have some 5000 pages of document (JPG or PDF), each page has around 30 rectangular boxes (some content is there inside the box), I need to capture 30 rectangular boxes automatically and assign some ...
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Restoring images to different hardware (disaster recovery scenario)

Planning for disaster recovery of home and small business data. I understand all the ins and outs of creating disk images that can be restored on different hardware -- that you need to go beyond ...
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Is there a programmatic Linux/Unix/Mac way to obtain the dimensions of a JPEG?

Inner Sanctum ~/mirror/images $ file wardrobe_square_90.gif wardrobe_square_90.gif: GIF image data, version 89a, 90 x 90 Inner Sanctum ~/mirror/images $ file wardrobe_square_90.jpg ...
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Break link to picture programatically in MS Word 2010

I have a Word document with pictures that are linked. I want to embed them to the word document, but I do not want to do it manually. Manually going to: File --> edit links to files --> selecting and ...
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Configure Git to use Beyond Compare for image diff

Because we work with a number of sprites, the kind of specialised diff views provided by Beyond Compare would be ideal to see which one of 2 versions I'm after when conflicts arise. I've already ...
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Image names with international characters - 404 error

Hi I'm trying to figure out what's wrong, and maybe someone can help me out. I recently moved a bunch of images over to a new server and imported them into my wordpress database. Many of these images ...
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EMail Archiving - how to embed external images & co right on server?

I want to archive all the email received by my mailserver. So far, no problem. But what about those "beloved" mails with HTML body and external images? They get corrupted after some time, if the ...
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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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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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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 ...