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In gimp: How do I create a new file / open an xcf file?

I downloaded "gimp 2.8.10 for Snow Leopard & Lion & Mountain Lion" from gimp.lisanet as indicated by gimp.org and installed it on an intel mac 64 bits under 10.6.8. The installation seems to ...
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PHP loop through files in directory [on hold]

I´m new at PHP and finding it difficult to understand the manual. I need to run this code : $snapchat->setStory($imagePath) for every file present in a certain directory. After code has run the ...
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Syncing Photos.app with external HDD

I want to have my photo library to sync all the pictures on the HDD, which I can easily reference them by deselecting "copy items to the photo library" and import them. but I want that if I delete ...
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Correcting wide angle photos from iPhone 6 on iOS

I'm looking to correct lens distortion from my iPhone 6 when I take certain wide angle photos. Take this picture of Pittsburgh taken on the Monongahela river just upstream of the point: If I try ...
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Image Viewer like Windows Image Viewer

I want a good image viewer for mac. When I open any random image from a folder like this: I want to be able to navigate to next/previous image with left and right arrow. Seems so simple but I ...
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How to resize an image in Keynote or Pages?

If I resize the width of an image in Keynote or Pages the height resizes as well. The same thing happens vice versa. How can I resize the width without affecting the height and vice versa?
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How to delete text from an edited picture in preview?

I recently edited a picture in preview by adding text to it. I then saved it, not realizing that the original would not be saved (without the text). When I went in to the picture later to delete the ...
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Why does Preview lower image-quality

I use photos from a digital camera and work with them in Photoshop/Lightroom. Today I again imported pictures from the camera into photos-app on my MacBook Pro, mid 2014, Yosemite 10.10.4/3 (I had the ...
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How can I perform JPEG lossless transform on iPhone without using a computer?

From Wikipedia: A number of alterations to a JPEG image can be performed losslessly (that is, without recompression and the associated quality loss) as long as the image size is a multiple of 1 ...
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I photoshot pages in a book. What's the best way to enhance it?

I shot some pages in a book and I'd like to enhance it. In photos, there's table visible so I'd like some tool that would crop it and scale it and improves brightness and contrast to improve ...
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Does the Preview app have a freehand pen/pencil tool?

The Preview app has markup / annotate tools like rectangle, oval, line, text, speech bubble, thought bubble. Is there a pen or pencil tool that lets you draw lines in a freehand way? (I'm using ...
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Script to remove image orientation

I need to remove the orientation "flag" of a batch of images (jpeg images), without changing the displayed orientation of the images. Trying to make it clear : if I have an image in portrait ...
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Automator workflow/service or Applescript for looped edits in Preview

I was originally trying this with Automator, but if someone can guide me to accomplishing this easier with Applescript then feel free, though i haven't worked with it before. I'm trying to get the ...
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Change resolution of different images from different folders

Hej guys, my case is like this : i have cover images under diffrent folders books -->book1_folder--->images_folder-->cover.jpg books ...
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Create animated PNGs (APNG)

Safari 8 supports the unofficial APNG extension to the standardized PNG format. Most popular image editors (on any platform) do not support APNG (yet). Plugins are mostly available for Windows ...
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Filtering a photo of a document to look like a proper scan

So there are a couple of iOS apps that "scan" documents and automatically do some processing to make the image look like a quality scan from a real scanner. When I'm trying this on the Mac with ...
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Why does iphoto say “Image Cannot Be Edited. This photo or container may be read only”?

Not sure what's going on here. I just imported some photos from my iphone that I took about an hour ago. I have it set to automatically import via iCloud so they were of course already on my Mac ...
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Using Automator to batch crop with custom coordinates / measurements

I'm trying to crop large batches of images automatically. I'm currently using Automator's Crop Images action, but it is lacking in options. I can specify a width and height, and then it performs a ...
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Image annotations that remain changeable

I want to edit images with annotations (text, arrows, ...). Preview does offer a nice set of tools but after saving they get embedded in the image and are not clickable/modifiable anymore. Using Time ...
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Can I design web graphics with Pages more easily?

I need to assemble a couple of individual pictures together, plus some nice text, and the result has to be a PNG of a certain pixel size. I'm not a web-designer, so, I don't have any specialised ...
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iPhone Camera Roll has created .XMP files causing photo import crashes in Windows

Somehow, my iPhone 5 (iOS 6.1.2) has created .XMP files for some images on my Camera Roll, and these .XMP files are causing import errors in both Picasa 3.9 and Windows XP Scanner and Camera Wizard. ...
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Can I make GIMP work as a MacOS X Service?

I would like to be able to use GIMP as a MacOS X Service. That is, I want to be able to select an image in a document, choose Services->Edit Image in GIMP, bring the image into GIMP, make changes, ...
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Is it possible to copy text from image?

Is there any tools to copy text from video's or images?
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place text over image without imagemagick

I have a png image file which I would like to overlay text onto, via the command line (for use in a Makefile). The text to be overlaid is dynamic, decided at the time the image is modified. I am ...
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Maintaining Aspect Ratio while Image Cropping using Preview

I like the convenience of being able to crop jpg/png images with Preview, but I would also like to be able occasionally to restrict the aspect ratio of the cropped image. This is useful, for instance, ...
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Hotkeys being captured in save menu in GIMP?

I just installed GIMP (from the dmg on the GIMP website) on my new MacBook Pro running Mavericks. Unfortunately, when I went to go export/save an image, the keys that are hotkeys in GIMP (e.g. 1 is ...
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Automate Duplicating and Renaming Images

I've got an image and I need to duplicate it 800 times but add a new prefix every time I duplicate it. I've got the prefixes in a CSV file (or spreadsheet) and I'm wondering if there's a way that I ...
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How do I retain my photo edits when opening the files in other apps?

I just got back from our first family road trip vacation. I took about 1000 pictures and edited them each night and as we drove to our next location. Today, when I tried to open them in other apps, ...
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How to batch edit jpeg images

Is there some elegant way to edit the brightness / contrast of a batch of images? I need to be able to see a real time preview of the effect of the brightness / contrast change on at least one of the ...
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Decreasing resolution of screenshots increases file size

I've noticed that on my rMBP, when I try to make a screenshot smaller using Preview.app version 6.0.1 (Tools -> Adjust Size). When I'm trying to decrease the image size to upload it, the file size ...
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How to losslessly rotate rotate jpeg images *without* a change to the last modified date?

I'm looking for some convenient tool to handle such rotation without changing the file timestamps.
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Reduce image file size to certain size

I have some tiff files of (scanned docs) which are too large than required. I tried to export with Preview while applying filter "Reduce File Size". The new file came out to be quite small 36KB ...
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Change canvas size in Preview.app without scaling image?

I have a PNG that I want to add additional content to. For this I need to increase the canvas size of the image: Just make the image larger, but without scaling the existing contents (which the Adjust ...
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How to trim many files using adobe photoshop

I have 300 png files. I want to trim each of them. But for this I need open each file and make changes (even if I make script for trimming and save it will be long to open each file and do trimming). ...
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What's that site that frames screenshots in iPhone/iPad/Mac stock photos?

Late last year in 2012, someone had launched a site that let you upload screenshots (or any image really) and it would embed them into nice stock photos of a Apple phone, tablet or laptop/desktop. It ...
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Powerpoint: compress or downsample large images/graphics

I'm using Powerpoint 2011, and I'm not able to find an option to easily downsample or compress images to produce a smaller output PPTX or PPT file. I don't need the high resolution in some of the ...
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A true large image viewer for OS X?

Are there any image viewers out there that can navigate a truly massive (i.e. 500 megapixel/250MB) JPEG image? Everything but Preview has crashed for me. Preview does OK, but doesn't have many ...
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Choosing hexadecimal web colours

How can I choose hexadecimal web colours (like #000000 and #fffff) to use in system and third party apps? (e.g. an image editor like GraphicConverter)
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Does GPS tagging for camera images work without wifi connection with iphone 5?

I want to make pictures with the iphone 5 and want the position information (GPS) in it. Is it possible to tag pictures without any internet connection?
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Tool to quickly hide/blur/redact text in as screenshot?

I've captured a screenshot and I want to share it (on stackoverflow actually :), but I need to blur/hide out a couple words in the screenshot. Is a there tool to quickly do this?
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Native Vectromagic-style image-orthogonalization software for OSX?

I am stucked: I have a poor rasterized image. I have 10.7 OSx. How can I vectorize this image like with Vectormagic, dropping unnecessary basis vectors, and do small image manipulation? My friend is ...
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How can I merge two photos using software that is provided with OS X?

I have two photos of a group of ten people. Unfortunately, one person has the eyes closed in each photo. I would like to merge one person from one photo into the other so that everyone's eyes are ...
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Basic photo editing on OS X [duplicate]

I need to edit a photo on my Mac. I wish to take two photos and paste them together to create one that's larger, containing both. I couldn't figure out how to do this with iPhoto. For Windows you ...
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How to batch rename images, in reverse numerical order?

My camera names its images IMG_0001.jpg, IMG_0002.jpg, IMG_0003.jpg, etc. I have about a thousand images and would like to rename them without having to do it manually if possible. Is there a good ...
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Mac Vector Image Tools

I am looking for a vector image creation/editing tool for the Mac. My primary focus with be creating/editing images (mainly icons) for application development. I think I will be purchasing the full ...
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Transparent PNG photo shape creator on iPad

I have searched high and low looking for an app that will do a very specific thing. I want to take a photo from my camera roll, apply a pre created shape mask to it (not freeform) and then save it ...
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What can I use to do decent content aware image resizing on OS X?

What can I use to do decent content aware image resizing on OS X? I know that Photoshop and iResizer are supposed to provide this, but first is quire heavy and expensive and the other one seems not ...
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How to install ImageMagick on 10.6 (Snow Leopard) using a precompiled binary (without a package manager)?

The wish is to manipulate images from the command line using the ImageMagick tools. No package manager because: The MacPorts port and Homebrew brew package managers have Xcode dependencies. Xcode ...
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Software to losslessly optimize batches of image files

I frequently work with large numbers of image files to be used in websites. I'm currently using Photoshop's 'Save for Web' tool to find the most efficient way to compress images, but that takes some ...
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How to combine two images into one on a Mac?

Say I have two photos (or any images), for example with the following dimensions: +----------+ +----------+ | | | | | | | | |320 x 428 | and ...