How To Install ImageMagick 7.0.1-5 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Derivatives

ImageMagick 7.0.1-5 recently released, is a software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 100) including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PNG, Postscript, SVG, and TIFF. Use ImageMagick to resize, flip, mirror, rotate, distort, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bézier curves.

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ImageMagick 7.0.x changelog

  • Process channels independently for -channel -equalize
  • Fix pixel cache on disk regression
  • Quote passwords when passed to a delegate program.
  • Iterate channels over source image rather than destination
  • Can read geo-related EXIF metdata once-again
  • Sanitize all delegate emedded formatting characters.
  • Don’t sync pixel cache in AcquireAuthenticCacheView()
  • Remove https delegate
  • Check for buffer overflow in magick/draw.c/DrawStrokePolygon().
  • Replace show delegate title with image filename rather than label.
  • Fix GetNextToken() off by one error.
  • Remove support for internal ephemeral coder.
  • Sanitize input filename for http / https delegates (improved patch).
  • Fix for possible security vulnerabilities (reference

Install ImageMagick 7.0.1-5 on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.01, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04


tar -xvf ImageMagick.tar.gz

cd ImageMagick-7.*



sudo make install

sudo ldconfig /usr/local/lib

– To start ImageMagick, simply type ‘display’

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