Software : ImageMagick : ImageMagick


(as of 10/16/2017)
LicenseOpen Source

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Supports a wide variety of image formats, such as JPEG, PNG, and BMP
  • Provides image altering tools, such as shape and text insertion and effects
  • Creates GIF animation sequences

ImageMagick is a cross-platform, open source program used to view, edit, and convert a variety of image formats. The program is available for download as a binary distribution or as source code.

ImageMagick supports a large variety of image formats, such as JPEG, PNG, BMP, SVG, TIFF, GIF, and PDF, that can be edited and converted. The image editor gives you tools to perform a variety of functions. You can artistically alter images, by drawing shapes or placing text onto an image. The application lets you apply borders or frames to an image, along with a variety of special effects, such as image blur or sharpen. You can also create GIF animation sequences using a group of images.

ImageMagick is commonly used through a command-line interface for each image viewing or manipulating utility. However, different program interfaces are available for download, such as MagickCore, PerlMagick, and MagickWand, through the official site.

ImageMagick is a capable image viewing and editing application. It supports many popular image formats and allows you to edit and convert the images. If you are looking for an alternative to other image viewing programs, such as GIMP or IrfanView, give ImageMagick a shot.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.MGK – ImageMagick Configuration File

Other file extensions used by ImageMagick 7

Supported File Types
.ARWSony Digital Camera Image
.BMPBitmap Image File
.GIFGraphical Interchange Format File
.J2CJPEG 2000 Code Stream
.MIFFMagick Image File
.MNGMultiple Network Graphic
.MSLMagick Scripting Language File
.MVGMagick Vector Graphics File
.PNGPortable Network Graphic
.PNMPortable Any Map Image
.SVGScalable Vector Graphics File
.TIFFTagged Image File Format
.WEBPWebP Image
.YUVYUV Encoded Image File
Additional Related File Formats
.JPCJPEG 2000 Code Stream File
.TIFTagged Image File

Updated: October 16, 2017