Converting between image formats with Perl

Changing files from one format to another is quite easy with a little bit of ImageMagick . In the example below a JPG image (test.jpg) is converted into a GIF-image (test.gif). To output in a different (ImageMagick supported ) format, just change the “image->Set” line.

#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use Image::Magick;
my $image = Image::Magick->new();

# To explicitly set image format use this instead: 
# my $image = Image::Magick->new(magick=> 'JPEG');
my $x = $image->Read('test.jpg'); 
$x = $image->Set(magick => 'GIF'); $x = $image->Write('test.gif');