3
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3answers
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How to automatically rotate images based on EXIF data?

I know how to do it manually. Now I would like to automate that based on EXIF data. I already have exiftool installed, but looks like it can only read the data, but can not rotate the image. There is ...
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0answers
57 views

iPhoto library too big - recompression of images possible?

my iPhoto has become way too big over time. I'm looking for a way to recompress it, say bringing down the size of the average image from 3 Mb to 1 Mb (just simple JPEG recompress) without losing ...
1
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2answers
2k views

How to convert GIF files to PNG or JPEG in OS X with command line?

I have 10k+ GIF files that I need to convert to PNG or JPEG preferably using command line so that I can automate it. I'm not worried about losing quality or transparency, just need to prepare files ...
2
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1answer
339 views

Why does saving a JPEG as PDF increase the filesize 7 times?

I have a JPEG of 440KB. When I open it in Preview on Mountain Lion and save it as a PDF the PDF is 2.8MB. The PDF version is 1.4 and the PDF producer is Mac OS X 10.8.2 Quartz PDFContext Why has the ...
2
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2answers
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OS X says “they standard extension is” .jpeg, but according to who?

When I attempt to save a file as "picture.jpg", OS X unhelpfully informs me that the standard extension is ".jpeg". I think the bazillion .jpg files on the web beg to differ, so where does Apple get ...
2
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3answers
4k views

Convert Multi-Page PDF to Single JPEG or TIFF File on Mac

I am trying to submit a paper to an academic journal. My file is in PDF form. Unfortunately, the journal only accepts papers as JPEGs or TIFFs. I can turn a single page into a JPEG using preview. ...
12
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4answers
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How to batch combine JPEG's from folders into PDF's

I have a about 500 folders with images inside. Is there a way I could batch convert this so that I get .pdf files that contain all images inside as pages? EDIT: There should be 500 PDF's created, ...
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5answers
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OS X: How to perform a lossless crop of a JPEG image?

I'm looking for a simple way to losslessly crop JPEGs on OS X. Particularly, is there some way to get Preview to perform a lossless crop?
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1answer
6k views

Automatically set default Save As… image file type to JPEG in Photoshop on Mac OS X

In Photoshop, on Mac OS X, is there a way to have the file type in the Save dialog automatically set to JPG? If not, is there an easy way to trigger an AppleScript program to set it that way? Seems ...
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1answer
709 views

Batch lossless rotate JPEG in OSX

I want to losslessly rotate all JPEGs that have been shot in portrait mode and remove the rotate flag, so iPhoto doesn't stops rotating them. Any easy way to do that?
3
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1answer
33k views

How do I crop an image in the Mac version of Microsoft Word?

I know how to do it in the Windows version of Word but I can't work out how in the Mac version. In Windows there's a crop tool where you can just drag to move the edges in to crop the image, how do I ...
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5answers
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How can one bulk time-shift the creation date of JPG images? (OS X)

I have an unfortunate situation following a vacation. The gist is this: 2 cameras, with Camera #1's clock being two days ahead of Camera #2. Therefore, in (Insert Photo Management Application Here), ...