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programs that manipulate, enhance, or convert images

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Testing if a SVG file contains raster graphics

I am looking for a program that can test if a SVG file contains some raster graphics elements. Linux or Windows, CLI or GUI, and gratis if possible.
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Add alpha channel and remove background for more than 2 images at once in Windows

I look for a tool, most desirably open source or Free software, that can run on Windows 10 and has a GUI, that can take X number of images (definitely more than 5) and just add Alpha channel to all ...
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Math / Image processing library for JS

First question here, feel free to edit / close / suggest. I need to do some simple computations on images in JS. The results are not to be displayed in a browser, so I don't need canvas utilities or ...
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Better picture->ASCII art converter, that takes character shapes into account

Typical picture to AA converter just treats all output characters as pixels, considering only it's overall boldness. I want Image -> Ascii Art converter that uses OCR technologies and choses ...
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Free app to generate random picture collages

I am looking for an app to create a pictures collage. It should be generated automatically with settings like final image size distance between pictures number of pictures directory to take the ...
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Fix up scanned text documents as images

I often scan text documents - text and possibly some logo/letterhead on a page, either entirely or mostly black-and-white. After scanning, I: Rotate the image to make sure the text is straight (this ...
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Software to display change of positions for transition of image

User Story: I wish to help a teacher friend, who is co-ordinating children formations in the playground for a sports function at a free small-town school. Such as, forming the letter, K, forming a ...
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Graphics tool for extracting snapshots from a video for Linux

I am looking for a graphics tool that can extract snapshots from a video, and one that I have come across is VirtualDub, described in a response to What free tool can step through and extract ...
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Library to overlay text on top of data URI images

In HTML, I can use a data URI to display image to avoid requiring an HTTP request to fetch image resources. This can be useful for displaying icons. For example: <img width="128" height="128" ...
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Free motion blur removal from video?

I need to be able to remove the motion blur from the individual frames of a video, so that each frame is sharp. Currently, some of the frames are sharp, and some are blurry, but I need them all to be ...
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Possible code or library for 2D convolution in C++?

I need to do 2D convolution using C++. I am looking for a function like MATLAB's conv2 function, but for C++. I am not looking for any general tips, such as: Why don't you use fftw for ...
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Crop and de-skew scans automatically - scriptable, high-volume

I'm looking for a scriptable program (or .NET library) that I can point at a directory and say, "crop and deskew all the scans this directory, in place". (Scriptable because I have to run this on tens ...
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Windows software to automatically trim edges of photographs of documents

Can anyone recommend gratis Windows software to automatically trim the edges of photographs of documents? Must have an option to adjust for perspective. The program does not need to take the actual ...
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Facial recognition for my proprietary picture tagging?

I tag (and caption) my own pictures myself, locally, on my own machine, in a system of my own design... And then use various APIs (Flickr & Facebook) to use this data to curate my photos. ...
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Command-line tool to copy image from file into clipboard along with DPI information

I need a tool launched from the command line (or API) with an argument like "D:\image1.png" which copies the image into the clipboard including its DPI resolution. Requirements: Windows up to 20€ (...
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Automatic generation of images from mockup

I'm currently making a website that's an ecommerce, and I sell T-Shirts, hundreds of them. I have some images that serves as 'mockups' for my products, that is a person wearing a flat T-Shirt. I'm ...
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Java Open Source Imaging Library as a substitute to the JAI

I am currently looking for an open source alternative to the Java Advanced Imaging API. I need a plugin for the javax.imageio package, and I need the functionalities that would other be in the JAI. At ...
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Explicit content image filtering/detection

I am looking for a software solution for detecting the presence of explicit content in a given image. The filter would essentially give a prediction of the likelihood of explicit content in an image, ...
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Bulk Sorting and Data Extraction from Scanned PDF

I work in a small company that will start dealing with some data processing, as an additional service to its core business. We need to accomplish two things for a large number of scanned PDF files (...
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“Hacker” utility: space-efficient embedding a file into JPEG file container

With the advent of social media platforms and pervasive free image hosting (for example, Amazon's recent "unlimited photo storage" for Prime members), I would like to take advantage of this to (...
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Stitching images to create a montage

Currently I'm using this application to create a photo montage for various galleries, however the app does not build correctly on OSX. I'm looking for an OSX equivalent to do the same thing. ...
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C# 64 bit WebP encoding library

All the existing (Interop) C# libraries I've found wrap a 32 bit version of libwebp.dll As a result, I (correctly) get an ImageFormatException when I try to use the wrapper from a 64 bit program... ...
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Bulk image resizer with definable sizes and methods

I'm looking for some software that will allow me to take a folder of images and resize each image to a variety of different sizes. I'd like to be able to bulk resize images define the exact sizes for ...
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An open source alternative to Wolfram Alpha

I want an open source alternative to Wolfram Alpha that is like a QA system that: can take in natural language and process it have image processing functions has scientific functionality and ...
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Program to cut&save rectangles out of a scanned document

I often use my scanner to scan multiple small receipts. I can fit 10 small receipts on a page. I'd like to save these receipts, each to a separate file. I can do this easily with copy and paste, but ...
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Fixing drifting and warping in tissue samples

I've got a set of slides that have been imaged under a microscope. The tissue on the slide floats on a water bath prior to being picked up by the glass. For example: In this image, you can see how ...
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Face Images and Face Databases [closed]

I want to get face photos or images of a given race e.g. asians from search engines like google.com or bing.com for a photo profiling software project I am building. What would be the best search text ...
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Software to count structures in an image (rastergraphic)

I work with scanned plates from a report of an excavation. I need to count stones build in gravesites. I can do this manually, but it would be very time consuming and frustrating. I am looking for a ...
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Which Wordpress plugin should I use to return image files adapted to screen size?

Some time ago, I listen about a plugin that returns full-size images adapted to display resolution. If the user has a laptop with 1600x1200 pixels, the image returned is the 1600 version, but if the ...
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Measure ink coverage in a PDF file

Is there a tool (free software, on linux) that allows me to calculate the amount of black in a PDF file? E.g. measured in mm², or some other suitable unit?
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Easy to use particle tracking software

I'm a physics student and we have to do an experiment. We follow a microscopic sphere of diameter about 40um for 20 sec, in water. The sphere will travel a distance wich we have to measure in ...
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Software to improve mobile phone picture sharpness in JPG

I have an automated process that extracts data from mobile pictures. I have good binarization tools that can clear backgrounds and noise, but they are coming up short. Some pictures have slight loss ...
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Windows one-click image converter/optimizer

Looking for a Windows software that lets you convert images from PNG to JPG or vice-versa optimize images, there's several algorithms out there for this, like reducing size by reducing the JPEG ...
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Numbers/Text/Picture recognition in an Image using Java

I'm working on an university project, I have to find and existing Java code that allows doing number recognition on a picture of a soccer t-shirt. The title is more general because the problem can be ...
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To resize jpeg without recompression?

Got this jpeg image that has incorrect proportions. That's how it should look but here's the thing - by simple means of resizing and recompressing it to jpeg, after conversion the size gets bigger and ...
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Scanner Software That Auto Crops Scanned Image

I have a Dell V313w all-in-one printer that I would like to use to scan a very large number of images that are about the size of a postcard. Unfortunately the software that comes with this printer ...
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Image compression for Linux

I need an image compression for my Linux machine with the following features: Support .png and .jp(e)g files Bulk functionality to compress a lot of images at once GUI (optional) Free Linux At the ...
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Programs which are not editors to batch compress images/photos in Linux/Windows?

I have a large set of photos taken with my camera which takes a lot of space, and time to upload to Drop Box to share with people. Photoshop can be used to save them to a lower resolution but opening ...
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Android app for motion blur

Is there any android app which can give my image a 'motion' blur effect with 'direction'(angle or orientation) I can change? There are many image editors in playstore but no one has motion blur ...
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Self-hosted server that checks for visually similar images in its database

at the moment we are using an server application named "iskdaemon (imgseek daemon)" which is installed on a debian linux server. But the server is kind of unstable and it's problematic to maintain ...
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Software to batch extract what is reflected inside an image?

I am looking for software or a program operate on a folder of image to extract what is in the background being reflected off of shiny surfaces contained within the image. For example, can software ...
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PDF document signing

I am working on a project where the user will input data (like name, address and such) in a HTML form. With the help of PHP, and other tools, I'll use that data to populate a PDF form and database (...
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User Posture Recognition

Is there a library that can help detect users posture using a web cam. Preferably the library can be invoked from C#. Could you please suggest a way of achieving this. I am open to any suggestion or ...
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Scanning multiple choices answers from paper

I want to create a form that asks: How much do you agree with the following sentences: "Policy X is good" Disagree - Agree {Box1} {Box2} {Box3} {Box4} {Box5} "Policy Y is good" Disagree - ...
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Create thumbnails (screenshots) of websites from list of URLs

I'm looking for software that will take my list of URLs and for each one create a thumbnail of the site. It must: Be free software I can run on Windows or Debian Linux Create thumbnails of equal ...
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Software for matching rectangular images in other images or PDFs

I'm looking for software that searches through multiple images or a PDF for an smaller image that I give it. The best example I can give is with this page from a stamp catalogue: I would give the ...
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Java Codec API to convert JPEG frames/images to MPEG video

I need your help & wisdom for selecting a Java Media Codec Library. Requirements: Codec most be 100% Java implementation (No native dependencies) Codec most be able to convert JPEG images to all ...
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OCR of vehicle registrations from blurred video footage

I have a large volume of video from cameras set up to record vehicles registrations. Unfortunately it was necessary to carry out much of the observation during hours of darkness and a large proportion ...
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Is there an open-source program that'll extract the color from an image?

I'm looking for something like what Windows 8+ uses for "Automatic" coloring, or the new YouTube Android app uses for its userpage nav bars, where the app automatically looks at the picture and return ...
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SVG to PNG batch conversion

Is there any software that would help me convert a large amount of small SVG files to PNG? It would be great if it would let me specify the color to use for any solid paths in the SVG files.