ImageMagick port outdated
Dave Allured - NOAA Affiliate
dave.allured at noaa.gov
Fri Sep 25 19:49:00 UTC 2020
"possible to invoke the previous parser" -- Do you mean that some of the
IMv6 commands can be used with IMv7, simply by prefixing with "magick" and
a space? I wonder how many of the many ports depending on IMv6 could be
satisfied with this simple patch.
On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 12:32 PM Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Christoph,
> I use imagemagick every day and IMv7 introduces a number of changes, in
> particular the "magick" command which replaces the previous "identify",
> "convert", "montage", "composite" etc. commands. The CLI parser has been
> rewritten and following the previous CLI parameters order will not work. It
> is however possible to invoke the previous parser using "magick convert" or
> "magick composite" for example.
> As an alternative, if you are on a Mac running OSX v10.13 or later, for
> HEIF files use the OSX sips (Scriptable Image Processing System) tool, e.g.:
> # inspect file properties
> $ sips --getProperty allheic_image.heic
> # convert to JPEG
> $ sips --setProperty format jpeg heic_image.heic --setProperty
> formatOptions high --out heic_image.jpg
> sips is a good companion to imagemagick's convert for raster formats, it
> is fast and offers a number of features.
> As IM have stated they will support IMv6 for another ten years, it's
> probably best to not rush to IMv7 considering the number of changes
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 11:59 AM Ruben Di Battista <
> rubendibattista at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Moreover, HEIC format seems to be included here:
>> Are there any problems?
>> On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 5:58 PM Ruben Di Battista
>> <rubendibattista at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hello Christoph,
>> > here's there's a discussion about version 7:
>> > https://github.com/macports/macports-ports/pull/5014 and here
>> > https://trac.macports.org/ticket/51310. It probably will be provided
>> > as a separate port.
>> > On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 5:40 PM Christoph Kukulies <kuku at kukulies.org>
>> > >
>> > > I was seeking for a means to convert Apples new HEIC/HEIF format to
>> more traditional formats and I always remembered ImageMagick being a good
>> choice for that.
>> > > Unfortunately the macports version is quite outdated.
>> > > 6.9.11-29
>> > >
>> > > vs. 7.0.10-30 being the latest.
>> > >
>> > > How can I get a newer version via macports?
>> > >
>> > > —
>> > > Christoph
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