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Subject: Re: Windows freeware to lock in a 3: or 4:3 aspect ratio forcropping
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From: android <here@there.was>
Subject: Re: Windows freeware to lock in a 3: or 4:3 aspect ratio for
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:48:28 +0100 (CET)
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ultred ragnusen<> 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...
>> <>
> 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'.
> 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:


I'm more of a Mac person and have not tried it but... 
Bats can't tell us apart!

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