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Image Converter .EXE Tutorial

Command Line / DOS Prompt Reference for Image Converter .EXE

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Image Converter .EXE supports full command line implementation of all supported formats and conversion effects. These can be used from the DOS Prompt command line, or from Batch Files (*.bat). They can also be used via ShellEx API in any additional applications, such as databases and windows based programs.

Basic Syntax Usage

ImageConvert.exe [filename array>format] [/parameters:extvalue,extvalue]

  [filename array] 
    - Required for most batch operations. 
    - List of files to perform batch operations on. 
    - Filenames are separated by comas.

  [format]
    - Required for conversion.
    - Image Format to convert files to.

  [/parameters]
    - Optional.
    - Any accepted parameter (See: All Available Parameters)

Example Usage

ImageConvert.exe c:\image1.jpg,c:\image2.bmp,c:\image3.tif>JPG /autocontrast /drawtext:10,10,Copyright 2002,True|16777215|False|Times New Roman|10|False|False /hide /exit

Description: 
This command tells Image Converter .EXE to open the images: 
c:\image1.jpg,c:\image2.bmp,c:\image3.tif

Then

Perform: Autocontrast on the images

Then

Draw the text: Copyright 2002 on all images at location (10,10 - pixels)

With 

The following font info:
 Bold: True
 Color: 16777215 (White)
 Italic: False
 Font Name: Times New Roman
 Font Size: 10pt
 Strike through: False
 Underline: False

Then

Saves the images as JPG files: image1.jpg, image2.jpg, image3.jpg

Then exit the application.

While

/hide - tells the application not to show itself during the conversion
All Available Parameters

Common Commands:

/convertwizard
/hide
/exit
/open

Basic Effects:

/autocontrast
/blur
/despeckle
/diffuse
/dilate
/emboss
/equalize
/erode
/flip
/median
/mirror
/negate
/outline

Advanced Effects:

/adjusthsl:hue,sat,lam (-100 to 100,-100 to 100,-100 to 100)
/adjustrgb:red,green,blue (0 to 255, 0 to 255, 0 to 255)
/blend:value (0 to 100)
/brightness:value (-100 to 100)
/buttonize:type,bevel,int (0 to 1,0 to 100,0 to 100)
/colordepth:bpp,pal,dither ("1,4,8,24", 0 to 2, 0 to 3
/contrast:value (-100 to 100)
/crop:x,y,width,height
/drawtext:x,y,text,[font]
/mblur:intensity,blurx,blury (1 to 25, -10 to 10, -10 to 10)
/mosaic:blocksize (1 to 63 | 6)
/perspective:type,percent (1 to 4,1 to 100) 
/pinch:value (-100 to 100)
/posterize:value (2-8 | 6)
/resample:width,height (0-65555,0-6555)
/resize:width,height (0-65555,0-6555)
/ripple:freq,inten,direction (1-100,1-100,1-2)
/rotate:degree (-360 to 360)
/sharpen:value (1 to 10 | 6)
/soften:value (1 to 10 | 6)
/solarize:threshold (0 to 255)
/swirl:degrees (-360 to 360)
/replacecolors:IPColorFrom,IPColorTo,IPColorReplace
/colorize:color_as_long

Font Parameters:

bold|color|italic|fontname|fontsize|strikethrough|underline

Color Values:

Blue: 16711680
Red: 255
Green: 65280
Yellow: 65535
Black: 0
White: 16777215

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