JPEG is a lossy-compression method for a digital image. The images can end up in many JPEG image containers (JPEG, JPG, JIF, JPE, JFI, JFIF) depending on the parameters surrounding the compression of the image data. JPEG is actually an acronym for Joint Photographic Experts Group, the group that ...

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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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Apply jpegtran.exe to directory

I am trying to optimize a directory of images with jpegtran.exe but I can't figure out how to make it work. Does anyone have experience with this? I found this article about scripting jpegtran but ...
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How to remove string from JPEG files using find?

I have many files in many media catalogs with some string and I want to remove this string. The string is contained inside JPEG files and looks like: ...
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Watermark does not show in Windows Explorer

I have noticed that on certain photos with watermarks, the watermark will show in programs like Windows Photo Viewer and Paint but not in Windows Explorer. Here is an example photo and related ...
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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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creating an alpha channel for a jpeg image in paint.net

i'm using paint.net until I can afford photoshop elements. I notice that you can change the opacity slider in the layers menu opening 'properties', then it shows an image with the transparency ...
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The JPG file on my Open Office document is blurry when exported to PDF

I have tried both Open Office and Word, and the issue is the same. All looks fine until the document is exported to PDF, then the JPG image on the document becomes blurry. I hope someone can help.
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Software (for windows) to enhance scanned documents? [closed]

Is there any software for windows that can enhance scanned handwritten (black&white) documents (jpegs) for better readability. I am looking for a software that can do this automatically to a bulk ...
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Extracting jpeg images from mjpeg stream on terminal

I'm trying to extract jpeg images from an mjpeg stream. I've done a search and found a few sources, but those were extracting jpeg images from a mjpeg file, such as this one here. In my case, I don't ...
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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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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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What is “AppleMark”?

I have 2 JPEG files that appear the same, i.e. the same pixel data, same dimensions, but one of them is a much larger file size. The download time for these files is important to my client, so I need ...
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How to save duplicate images in Excel to different JPEGs

I have an Excel sheet with images which are stored as objects in one column and product names in another. I was trying to extract all the images to JPEG files. I was able to achieve this by saving the ...
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Repair broken jpg files

Hi I'm sure there were a lot of similar questions asked, but after searching a lot I didn't find any post describing my situation. I have some jpg files which have some colours wrong after a certain ...
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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.
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how to change the dpi of an image

I have an jpeg file of 300 dpi. I need to reduce it to 200dpi. How can I do that? Do I need any specific application or it can be done using Picasa/paint/MS picture manager, if yes how? Thanks
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Using jpegtran with ffmpeg via piping?

I use ffmpeg to generate a ton of jpeg images. However, these jpegs aren't optimized by ffmpeg. On average, the images losslessly compress another 10-20% when I run them through jpegtran. I don't ...
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Convert PDF to JPG without Imagemagick

Is there a way to convert a common UTF-8 encoded PDF to a JPG without using ImageMagick or Ghostscript? The reason I'm asking is, that I have to replace or "simply" double layer a small part (date) ...
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H264 decompression/decomposition into JPG - quality issues

I'm trying to decode a 1920x1080 30fps h264 stream. Individual frames look outstanding in VLC media player (pausing the playback), but when I decode using avconv (ffmpeg has been deprecated and ...
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Is there a way to find only progressive jpegs on Mac using Adobe CS or other apps?

To put my work up on my website, I initially collected some images and converted them to progressive jpegs. But later I went in and added more. I now can't tell simply by file size which ones are ...
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JPEGs of the same resolution have different sizes

I have a collection of photos taken from my digital camera. All of them were taken with the same settings (same resolution etc...). However all these pictures have different file sizes. Why is this? ...
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How to merge an image into an audio file?

I am trying to merge a thumbnail-size (104x80) image into an audio file (M4A). I want it to be played in JW Player, but it doesn't seem to support thumbnails. I have tried it in VLC Player, but the ...
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Browser downloads jpgs, doesn't display them

My browsers (Chrome, IE both exhibit this behavior), when faced with an href link that points to a .jpg file, downloads it rather than displays it. I think perhaps something happened with file ...
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Any Open Source pdf to jpg or png converter? [duplicate]

I need open source engine that converts pdf files into jpeg or png files which I will feed in to ocr engine. Currently I am using PDFBox for this task, but while it does the job, it reports weird ...
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How do I batch convert thousands of NEFs to JPEGs?

I accidentally set my camera (a Nikon D70) to shoot in NEF only and not NEF+JPEG. Obviously, this will be a major pain when I want to go through them all. I don't envy having to wait for seconds at a ...
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PNG file size is too big after converting from JPG

I try to convert a JPG file to PNG, but the size is still too big, about 7 MB. What's wrong? I used Microsoft Paint to convert it. The original file is only 500 KB in JPEG, yet the PNG file is 7 MB. ...
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Default file extension for picture downloads on Chrome?

My google chrome will only save pictures as KanKan (then there's some Chinese: 图秀 or something) How do I get it back to .jpeg as a default? (the drop-down menu only says "all files")
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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 ...
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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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How to find all jpeg images of the same camera model

Recently during a installation messup , I lost all my files from my windows NTFS drives. I installed on testdata on Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop edition and with the help of photorec could recover a lot of ...
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how to save an amazing jpeg from the evil grey squares

I just saved over a thousand pictures using the procedure described in this question. However, a few of the pictures have grey areas on them. the thumbnail displays the picture perfectly, but once ...
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FFMpeg convert jpeg images to video

I'm attempting to take a set of images taken at 1-second intervals to form a timelapse video. I figured this would be easy with ffmpeg, but i'm running into cryptic errors. All the images are yuv420 ...
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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 ...
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Append JPG to MPG Video ffmpeg/mencoder

I've found a lot of solutions for creating a video from a folder of jpgs, in this case a time lapse stream of photos from a camera. Thats easy, but seems to waste a lot of computing power ...
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Meaningful thumbnails for a Video using FFmpeg

FFmpeg can capture images from videos that can be used as thumbnails to represent the video. Most common ways of doing that are captured in the FFmpeg Wiki. But, I don't want to pick random frames at ...
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How can I get my jpgs to display again? [closed]

Somehow jpgs on my photo blog sites* are no longer displaying FOR ME - they seem to still work the same as always for others. http://montereyscenics.posterous.com/ and ...
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View corrupted jpg files

What can I use to view\repair corrupted jpg files? I am trying to recover images from a corrupted SD card, and the tools I used gave me some images that I can't open. I have tried opening them with ...
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How to convert JPEG JFIF files to JPEG Exif format?

I recently put the SD card of my camera in a Windows 7 PC and start browsing pictures on it. I noticed some were not aligned correctly and use rotate feature included in Windows Photo Viewer in order ...
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convert serveral image files to a single djvu file

Suppose I have serveral BMP image file, say 001.bmp, 002.bmp,..., 100.bmp. I want to convert these files to a single djvu file, whose first page is the content of 001.bmp, the second page is the ...
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How to make multiple copies of the same image, but with different filenames?

Shortly, I'll be required to rename 22,000 .jpg files from imagereference.jpg to itemcode.jpg. The rename itself isn't a problem, the issue lies with several thousand of the images are currently ...
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Stop Windows 8 from converting wallpapers to low quality JPGs

Hello, visitor from the future! If you landed here because you're as annoyed as I am, consider voting for this thingy on Microsoft's Uservoice page for Windows 10. This has been bugging me on ...
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Most space-efficient format for image with large dimensions but few colors?

Recently I have had to scale up the dimensions of a gif image by a factor of 2, this resulted in an increase of the file size by about 8 times. While this is not a complete surprise, I can't help but ...
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Particular jpeg image does not preview in Nautilus and cannot be uploaded

I have a group of .jpg images from the same source that all seem to behave fine: I can open/edit them with eog/Kolourpaint/GIMP, their thumbnails load correctly in Nautilus, etc. However, when I try ...
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Google Chrome displays some gray jpgs with pink overlay

The problem appears on site http://ui-cloud.com/ and a lot of other. If I save the image from the site and open it in some image viewer app, then image displays correct. Also all other browsers in ...
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Automating the choice between JPEG and PNG with a script

Choosing the right format to save your images in is crucial for preserving image quality and reducing artifacts. Different formats follow different compression methods and come with their own set of ...
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Kaspersky Internet Security corrupts chunked HTTP data

When I visit the web-page http://www.ol-in-berlin.de, the random image on the left (http://www.ol-in-berlin.de/module/startseite_bild.php) is not displayed correctly. It happens with Firefox 16 as ...
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Incomplete jpg or image files?

One of my tools didn't work properly and i have a lot of image files that isn't complete (50%, 70, it varies). What is a command line tool or lib (C++ or .NET, .NET preferred if not command line) to ...
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How do I achieve lossless JPEG joining without truncation of partial MCUs?

I am working on a project for which I need to join thousands of JPEG images losslessly (I'm not talking about the Lossless JPEG/JPEG 2000/JPEG-LS formats here). Aforementioned images have varying ...
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How to compress / reduce the size of JPEG photos for archiving? [closed]

I have 50,000 high resolution JPEG photos, where a couple of them might occasionally be needed, about once a year. I wanted to zip them to save disk space, except that zipping gives no space benefit ...
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aview: Invalid magic-not p?m family format

I am simply trying to use aview to display a simple JPEG image using the terminal, however every time it returns this error: Invalid magic-not p?m family format It happens with other files of other ...