ImageMagick Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to ImageMagick for Linux if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Linux alternative is Small XnConvert iconXnConvert. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Small GraphicsMagick iconGraphicsMagick or Small pngquant iconpngquant. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to ImageMagick and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to ImageMagick are Small Phatch iconPhatch (Free, Open Source), Small G'MIC iconG'MIC (Free, Open Source), Small Gifsicle iconGifsicle (Free, Open Source) and Small Converseen iconConverseen (Free, Open Source).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Nov 10, 2020

  • XnConvert is an easy image converter for graphic files, photos and images available on Windows, MacOSX and Linux.
  • GraphicsMagick is the swiss army knife of image processing. Comprised of 282K physical lines (according to David A.
    • Free • Open Source
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    command line based and does many of the same functions as ImageMagick. The command line interface is easier to understand then ImageMagick and it is extremely fast.
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  • pngquant is a command-line utility and a library for lossy compression of PNG images.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
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    • Linux
  • Phatch is an user friendly, cross-platform Photo Batch Processor and Exif Renamer with a nice graphical user interface.

    Discontinued

    Last code commit in 2010, latest release from 2014.

    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
  • G'MIC is a full-featured open-source framework for image processing, distributed under the CeCILL free software licenses (LGPL-like and/or GPL-compatible).
    • Free • Open Source
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    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Krita
    • GIMP
    • C++
  • Gifsicle is a command-line tool for creating, editing, and getting information about GIF images and animations. Making a GIF animation with gifsicle is easy.
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    • Free • Open Source
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  • Converseen is a free cross-platform batch image processor for Windows and Linux that allows you to convert, resize, rotate and flip an infinite number of images with a mouse click.

    Warning

    Installation without activation key works showing different dangerous 3rd party softwares (bloatware, spyware, etc.). Avast Antivirus detected at least 3 different kind of viruses (or potentially viruses/dangerous software).

    • Free • Open Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
  • SharpShot is a multi-platform picture editing software. It is meant for people who think...

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.0.1, released in January 2012, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

    • Free
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
  • NConvert is a powerful command line multi-platform batch image processor with more than 80 commands. Compatible with 500 image formats.FeaturesExtensive Toolset
  • libvips is a demand-driven, horizontally threaded image processing library. Compared to similar libraries, libvips runs quickly and uses little memory.
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    • Free • Open Source
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    • BSD