Overview

GraphicsMagick has been added as an option for image conversion process in the following Batch Class plugins along with ImageMagick:

  • Import multipage file plugin
  • Create Display Image plugin
  • Create Thumbnails plugin
  • Create OCR Input plugin
  • Create MultiPage Files plugin

Batch Class Plugin Changes

  • Import multipage file plugin

 

Following new properties has been added:

Configurable property Type of value Value options Description
Image Conversion Process List of values
  • IMAGE_MAGICK
  • GRAPHIC_MAGICK
Multi-page TIFF image conversion process. Default value is IMAGE_MAGICK.
GM Convert Output Image Parameters String N-A Output parameters for GraphicMagick image conversion process that should be used for multipage tiff to multiple single page tiffs conversion.
GM Convert Input Image Parameters String N-A Input parameters for GraphicMagick image conversion process that should be used for multipage tiff to multiple single page tiffs conversion.

 

  • Create Display Image plugin, Create Thumbnails plugin & Create OCR Input plugin

A property named “image_conversion_using_graphicsMagick” has been added in “imagemagick.properties” file located in Ephesoft_Installation_Directory\Application\WEB-INF\classes\META-INF\dcma-imagemagick folder governing whether GraphicsMagick will be used as Image conversion process or not. The property can take value either ‘ON’ or ‘OFF’.

By default, the value of property will be set as “ON” stating that GraphicsMagick will be used as image conversion process. In case the value is set as “OFF”, ImageMagick will be used as image conversion process.

  • Create MultiPage Files plugin

In the “Create MultiPage Files plugin”, GraphicsMagick has been added as an option in the “Multipage File Export Process” dropdown.

Performance

Below are the comparative performance numbers obtained while running batches using ImageMagick & using GraphicMagick:

 

Refer http://www.graphicsmagick.org/ for more details.

Supported Parameters

Following parameters are supported by GraphicMagick:

Parameters Support Alternative
-compress lzw Yes
-compress Group4 Yes
-colorspace gray Yes
-colorspace rgb Yes
-alpha off No +matte
-thumbnail Yes
-resize Yes
-limit area 100mb No -limit memory 100mb

 

 

Refer http://www.graphicsmagick.org/GraphicsMagick.html for see the list of supported parameters

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