Hi, I am very new to ImageMagick and trying to find a program to convert files from GIMP files. I am also trying to convert the. Or you could use convert from imagemagick: convert You could also use xcftools (sudo apt-get install xcftools), which has a utility. How can make a png export of an xcf from linux command line? BEGIN Use convert from ImageMagick (of GraphicsMagick). convert.

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Ubuntu and Canonical converg registered trademarks of Canonical Ltd. Export xcf to png from command line? I would prefer using GIMP since it surely supports its own format better, and also supports other formats. This is by design from the GIMP developers, the format is not really documented or supported as a general-purpose file format. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

If you want to bulk convert. This leads me to believe that an SCM script is going to be required. Imagemgick there are no extant scripts, I think my next plan is to modify David’s Batch Processor to allow for automatic directory traversal and PSD output if can.


To boot, these PSD’s are recognized by Lightroom. On a Unix-like system, using bash and the imagemagick convert tool: Show forums Latest discussions Sunniva about 2 hours ago.

Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds. Edited by bktheman34 member 8 years ago. Last edited by fmw42 on Sun Dec 05, David’s Batch Processor here: Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. This can be done in a loop within a simple bash script, but does ImageMagick provide a way to export certain layers only?

I’ve got a lot of images convedt I’d be sorely disappointed if they were corrupted over some silly text. Save it somewhere on your PATH as xcftopng note the to cohvert of 2 and call it like so:.


Edited by PhotoComiX admin 8 years ago. I would be a bit wary.

Looks like imagemagick’s convert works. Post as a guest Name. Hiya devvv, Glad you recieved my comments Currently using your technics on a little By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. I guess ImageMagick should do what you want and even more convert image.

Gimp’s XCF conversion with layer selection – ImageMagick

I don’t know why exactly the rename and convert methods fail, but I suspect that as an Adobe product, Lightroom is very particular about PSD files. As such something is wrong imafemagick the XCF module. Can anyone here point me toward a script, plugin, or standalone program that will batch convert and recurse into subdirectories XCF files into PSD files?


I haven’t tested it, and the documentation doesn’t say much. I think there is a plugin that already exists that could do that.

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This is much better than a using ImageMagick which as I said in a comment above is horribly brokenor b using Gimp which has an extremely complicated scripting language for simply exporting an image. You could also use xcftools sudo apt-get install xcftoolswhich has a utility called xcf2png that does this job perfectly. Thanks for the tips. Dirk 1 9. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

I don’t know that you want or should quote the [ ]. Create cool rifts with translucent lights! It would just created an output file with a single layer instead of a single file with the same layers as in the original xcf file.

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