Resizing images (simply)

Kaj Haulrich kaj at
Mon May 7 20:22:50 BST 2007

On Monday 07 May 2007 20:47:43 Chris Gow wrote:
> Hello:
> Can anyone point me to a tool that will allow me to resize an
> image in a simple manner? I've looked at:
> - gwenview
> - krita
> - digikam
> The tools don't appear to have a simple/obvious way of resizing
> an image:
> gwenview has a batch resize option, but in my case I need to
> resize a single image and I would like to keep the aspect ratio.
> krita has a resize option, but I couldn't find a way to keep the
> aspect ratio.
> digikam will allow me to resize an image but only if its part of
> an 'album'. In this particular case, the image is not part of an
> album and I would rather not have to create an album just to
> resize this one image.
> Basically I am looking for a simple image manipulation program,
> but preferably something simpler than the gimp.

You can use the command line "convert" - or its GUI "ImageMagick".

'display [imagefile] --> right-click and voilá.

Kaj Haulrich.
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