My xxxx.png screenshot readable by Windows?
gmane at jonz.net
Fri Jan 15 19:40:47 UTC 2010
On Fri, 15 Jan 2010 20:56:49 +0800, HermanAA wrote:
> I sent a screenshot (above) as an email attachment to a Windows user.
> (a lady, novice Windows-user)
> She told me she could not see (open) it.
> (is it true that Windows does not recognize the .png extension?)
> She uses an old Windows version. XP or WIN98 I guess.
> Can I convert .png to a more common format maybe?
> (I cannot easily redo the screenshot)
On your machine -- before you send the image:
$ convert <IMAGE>.png <NEWIMAGE>.jpg
Attach <NEWIMAGE>.jpg to your email.
`convert` is in the ImageMagick package.
ImageMagick is truly a Swiss Army knife for images...
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