ImageMagick 7.0.3-0 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

ImageMagick 7.0.3-0 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

  • Fixed reading DXT1 images with an alpha channel.
  • Fixed incorrect padding calculation in PSD encoder.
  • Added define ‘psd:additional-info’ to preserve the additional information in a PSD file
  • Prevent buffer overflow in BMP & SGI coders
  • Prevent buffer overflow and other problems in SIXEL, PDB, MAP, TIFF and CALS coders
  • The -stream option now increments the pixel pointer properly
  • Fix compile error in opencl.c
  • Eliminate compiler warning
  • Prevent spurious removal of MPC cache files
  • Note alpha channel when combining 4 or more images
  • Evaluate lazy pixel cache morphology to prevent buffer overflow
  • Prevent buffer overflow
  • Prevent memory use after free
  • Support -region option

How to install ImageMagick 7.0.3-0 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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