[mythtv-users] remote frontend and jpg vs png

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Nov 23 00:14:32 UTC 2009

On 11/22/2009 12:36 PM, scram69 wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 10:18 PM, Joe Wilson <wilson.joe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> You can always try the "convert" program from the imagemagick package.
>> It is command-line based, and great for doing big batches of conversions.
>> But there has been a change from png to jpg, what happen to the concept
>> of open source?
> Joe - thanks for the tip.  I found mogrify, a batch version of
> "convert".  For those now running 0.22 who have more than just a
> couple of movie posters in .jpg format (it seems unlikely that I'm the
> only one, but who knows?), here are a few useful commands:
> mogrify -format png *.jpg
> rm -f *.jpg
> rename 's/png/jpg/' *.png

Note, though, that Myth supports both PNG /and/ JPEG images for channel
icons (or any other images)--assuming, of course, that you've installed
proper image support into Qt for such images.

I.e. there was really no reason to convert them.


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