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ultred ragnusen<ultred@ragnusen.com> Wrote in message:
>  wrote:
> 
>>> But the goal is a simpler to use Windows free aspect ratio crop, at least
>>> simpler (and faster) than Microsoft Photos or The Gimp.
>>> 
>> ImageMagic should do that on the fly from the command line...
>> 
>> <https://www.imagemagick.org/script/index.php>
> 
> Thank you for that on-topic suggestion of Imagemagick's "transform"
> command, even as I think the helpful suggestion from the alt.comp.freeware
> poster of how to force the aspect ratio in an Irfanview crop is likely to
> be the easiest we'll find for Windows aspect-ratio cropping.
> 
> I think of Imagemagick as a command-line tool, but your suggestion deserves
> adequate exploration, where the command of choice seems to be the 'crop'.
> https://www.imagemagick.org/Usage/crop/#crop
> 
> Here is an example from that Imagemagick manpage:
>   convert rose: -crop 40x30+90+60  crop_miss.gif
> 
> This seems useful particularly as a batch command, when you know the
> position of the crop you wish to make on a bunch of files (which isn't the
> case in my original question). 
> 
> However, it's a useful alternative that should be noted, as ImageMagick is
> known to be powerful and fast freeware.
> 
I Ducked Imagemagick and Windows GUI and found this:

<http://codecpack.co/download/ImBatch.html>

I'm more of a Mac person and have not tried it but... 
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