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ImageMagick Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to ImageMagick for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is XnConvert. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try pngquant or GraphicsMagick. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to ImageMagick and 15 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to ImageMagick are Gifsicle, Phatch, G'MIC and Converseen.

ImageMagick alternatives are mainly Image Viewers but may also be Image Optimizers or Image Converters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ImageMagick.
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  1. XnConvert icon

    XnConvert

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    76 alternatives to XnConvert 

    XnConvert is an easy image converter for graphic files, photos and images available on Windows, MacOSX and Linux.

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    1.  PortableXnConvert can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightXnConvert consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    pngquant

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    57 alternatives to pngquant 

    pngquant is a command-line utility and a library for lossy compression of PNG images.

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    GraphicsMagick

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    26 alternatives to GraphicsMagick 

    GraphicsMagick is the swiss army knife of image processing. Comprised of 282K physical lines (according to David A. Wheelers SLOCCount) of source code in the base package (or 952K including 3rd party libraries) it provides a robust and efficient collection of tools and libraries...

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    Almost everyone thinks GraphicsMagick is a great alternative to ImageMagick.
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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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    Gifsicle

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    48 alternatives to Gifsicle 

    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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    1.  Command line interfaceGifsicle either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Phatch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    76 alternatives to Phatch 

    Phatch is an user friendly, cross-platform Photo Batch Processor and Exif Renamer with a nice graphical user interface. Phatch handles all popular image formats and can duplicate (sub)folder hierarchies.

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    1.  Batch Rename FilesPhatch supports renaming of different types of files or data in large batches.
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    Last code commit in 2010, latest release from 2014.

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    G'MIC

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    2 alternatives to G'MIC 

    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). It provides several different user interfaces to convert / manipulate / filter / visualize generic image datasets...

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    1.  Command line interfaceG'MIC either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    It isn't better than Imagemagick, but it's an extremely powerful tool and unlike IM it can be installed into GIMP, making it more powerful than Photoshop.

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    Converseen

    • Windows
    • Linux
    72 alternatives to Converseen 

    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.

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    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).

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    Optimizt

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    73 alternatives to Optimizt 

    Optimizt is a CLI tool that helps you prepare images during frontend development.

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    nConvert

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    37 alternatives to nConvert 

    NConvert is a powerful command line multi-platform batch image processor with more than 80 commands. Compatible with 500 image formats.

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    1.  Command line interfacenConvert either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Batch EditingnConvert allows you to select multiple items (tasks, files, images etc) and edit their properties all at once.
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    SharpShot

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    52 alternatives to SharpShot 

    SharpShot is a multi-platform picture editing software. It is meant for people who think Adobe Photoshop or GIMP are too cumbersome for everyday picture editing, while other simpler software like...

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    1.  PortableSharpShot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.0.1, released in January 2012, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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