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simple image conversion on files

Postby djgolu123 » Sat Jun 25, 2011 6:10 pm

Hello guys,
I am really frustrated. I have been trying to find a script that will do this for me but can't. I basically have thousands of .png files and I want to convert them to .bmp . It's as simple as that. The steps I take to do this in gimp are:
1) Open the .png file.
2) Goto file save-as.
3) Change the extension from .png to .bmp and save. (leaving the "advanced settings" to default.. that is save as 32bit "ARGB")

An example image is here:

I want to do repeatedly for all the image files. Can someone please help me. It's so simple but I don't really know much scripting.

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Re: simple image conversion on files

Postby Maffe811 » Sun Jun 26, 2011 12:59 am

This can easily be done with GAP!
1. Install:
http://photocomix-resources.deviantart. ... -135464357
2. Open all the images as layers
3. Click Video > Split images to frames.
4. For filetype use .bmp

Thats it!
It should now save the individual layers as bmp files!
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Re: simple image conversion on files

Postby rich2005 » Mon Jun 27, 2011 7:35 am

Can't get your image from the site, but looked at some of the others. If it is just a bunch of images to convert then there is the gimp plugin, Davids Batch Convertor

alternatively there is ImageMagick from the command line.
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Re: simple image conversion on files

Postby David Wood » Mon Jun 27, 2011 9:44 pm

Yes, David's Batch Converter works great, my mom uses it for her pictures all the time.
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