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libvips-tools - image processing system good for very large images (tools)… more info»
VIPS ==== VIPS is an image processing library. It's good for large images and for colour. There's a GUI as well, see the VIPS website: http://www.vips.ecs.soton.ac.uk There are packages for most linuxes and OS X. There is a pre-compiled windows binary on the vips website. Getting VIPS from SVN ===================== Enter: svn co https://vips.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/vips/vips7 Building VIPS from source ========================= In the VIPS directory, you should just be able to do: user% ./configure user% make then as root: root% make install By default this will install files to /usr/local. If you have problems, read on. Building VIPS on win32 ---------------------- Probably the easiest route is to use mingw/msys. This provides a GNU-style build environment for win32. http://www.vips.ecs.soton.ac.uk/index.php?title=Build_on_windows Alternatively, vips-7.x/win32 contains sample build systems using the Microsoft toolchain. See the README in there for details. Building VIPS on OS X --------------------- I used macports to help, see: http://www.vips.ecs.soton.ac.uk/index.php?title=Build_on_OS_X Dependencies ============ VIPS has to have glib-2.x and libxml-2.0. The build system needs pkg-config and gnu make. Optional dependencies --------------------- Optional support libraries ... also try ./configure --help to see flags for controlling these libs. By default, if suitable versions are found, VIPS will build support for them automatically. VIPS looks for stuff in /usr. If you have installed your own versions of these libraries to /usr/local, vips will not see them. Use switches to VIPS configure like: ./configure --prefix=/home/john/vips \ --with-tiff-includes=/home/john/vips/include \ --with-tiff-libraries=/home/john/vips/lib to get VIPS to see your builds. libjpeg The IJG JPEG library. If available, VIPS can read and write JPG images. libexif if available, VIPS adds support for EXIF metadata in JPEG files libtiff The TIFF library. It needs to be built with support for JPEG and ZIP compression. 3.4b037 and later are known to be OK. You'll need libz for this too. We use 1.1.3, others should work. libz If your TIFF library includes ZIP compression, you'll need this too. videodev.h If VIPS finds linux/videodev.h, you get support for Linux video grabbing. fftw3 If VIPS finds this library, it uses it for fourier transforms. It can also use fftw2, but 3 is faster and more accurate. If the library is not found, VIPS falls back to it's own internal FFT routines which are slower and less accurate. lcms If present, im_icc_import(), _export() and _transform() are available for transforming images with ICC profiles. large files VIPS uses the standard autoconf tests to work out how to support large files (>2GB) on your system. Any reasonably recent *nix should be OK. libpng if present, VIPS can load and save png files. Version 1.2+ preferred. libMagick, or optionally GraphicsMagick if available, VIPS adds support for loading all libMagick supported image file types (about 80 different formats). No saving though. pango freetype2 fontconfig if available, VIPS adds support for text rendering. You need the package pangoft2 in "pkg-config --list-all" liboil if available, you get some inner loops replcaed by calls to liboil's library of optimised inner loops OpenEXR if available, VIPS will directly read (but not write, sadly) OpenEXR images swig python python-dev if available, we build the python binding too Disclaimer ---------- Disclaimer: No guarantees of performance accompany this software, nor is any responsibility assumed on the part of the authors. Please read the licence agreement.