ImageMagick 7.0.2-1 released, Install on Ubuntu

ImageMagick 7.0.2-1 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-x changelog

  • Added support for GROUP4 compression to the FAX coder
  • Distort no longer converts grayscale image to sRGB
  • Don’t return a zero bounding box for QueryMultilineFontMetrics()
  • Backoff finite precision epsilon
  • Fix drawing glitch for stroke widths greater than 2
  • Deny indirect reads by policy, remove policy to permit, e.g., convert caption:@mytext.txt …
  • RLE check for pixel offset less than 0
  • Properly initialze PES blocks
  • Fix small memory leak
  • Coder path traversal is not authorized
  • Turn off alpha channel for the compare difference image
  • Support configure script –enable-pipes option to enable pipes (|) in filenames.
  • Support configure script –enable-indirect-reads option to enable indirect reads (@) in filenames

How to install ImageMagick 7.0.2-1 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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