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Old 10-15-2003, 07:01 PM   #1
mikeshn
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convert gif to JPEF


I have a lot of images that I want to convert from GIF format to JPEG format. Is some sort of program exists that can done it automatically?

Or it requires a script?
 
Old 10-15-2003, 07:02 PM   #2
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Usually this will require a program like the Gimp or photoshop, etc to convert. I'm not sure of any command line type tools or other programs that perform this as I would think converting from gif to jpg will lose the quality of the photo/image in most cases.
 
Old 10-15-2003, 07:12 PM   #3
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There's a drawback converting those images as well. As far as I know, jpg does not support transparency. So if you need it (often on webpages) that would not be a good idea. xnview is a viewer/converter, but Gimp would get the job done as previously suggested.
 
Old 10-15-2003, 10:14 PM   #4
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You could use the convert utility in ImageMagick. ImageMagick contain quite a few nifty tools for manipulating images. Personally, I prefer PNG format.
 
  


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