(as of 10/16/2017)
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- 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
Other file extensions used by ImageMagick 7
|Supported File Types|
|.ARW||Sony Alpha Raw Digital Camera Image|
|.BMP||Bitmap Image File|
|.GIF||Graphical Interchange Format File|
|.J2C||JPEG 2000 Code Stream|
|.MIFF||Magick Image File|
|.MNG||Multiple-image Network Graphic|
|.MSL||Magick Scripting Language File|
|.MVG||Magick Vector Graphics File|
|.PNG||Portable Network Graphic|
|.PNM||Portable Any Map Image|
|.SVG||Scalable Vector Graphics File|
|.TIFF||Tagged Image File Format|
|.YUV||YUV Encoded Image File|
|Additional Related File Formats|
|.DICOM||DICOM Image File|
|.JPC||JPEG 2000 Code Stream File|
|.TIF||Tagged Image File|
Updated: October 16, 2017