And if you really only want to use Gimp, then look at dbp (Dave's batch processing) or BIMP.
On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 4:46 PM, Partha Bagchi <parth...@gmail.com> wrote: > If the shape can be defined apriori then you can achieve the oval > shape during the convert process. > > On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 4:31 PM, Steve Kinney <ad...@pilobilus.net> wrote: >> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- >> Hash: SHA1 >> >> On 09/28/2014 02:47 PM, Partha Bagchi wrote: >>> Your distribution probably has imagemagick. Use imagemagick to >>> batch convert and watermark. >>> >>> Take a look at this: >>> http://www.imagemagick.org/Usage/annotating/ >> >> Yes to that: imagemagick is the right tool for resizing lots of >> images at once and/or adding watermarks to them. Still, if you >> are going to edit each image individually in the GIMP to get that >> oval, it might be just as convenient to make the watermark on an >> otherwise transparent layer, save that as a file of its own, and >> drag+drop to add it to each image before saving. >> >> In re cropping, I think what you probably want to do is make your >> oval selection, and do Image > Crop To Selection. That gives you >> the rectangle. Then do Select > Invert followed by Edit > Delete >> to delete everything in the rectangle except your oval. >> >> (The usual keyboard shortcut for invert selection is control+i, >> for delete is control+x.) >> >> You can choose the color of the "deleted" area by setting it as >> the background color in your color selector tool, if the image / >> layer you are working on does not have an alpha channel. The >> alpha channel in a layer or image enables transparency; with no >> alpha channel, anything you delete will turn into the background >> color. >> >> If the image / layer you are working on has an alpha channel, you >> will get a transparent background instead. This is a frequently >> used option for non-rectangular image content that will be >> displayed on websites. >> >> To add or remove the alpha channel from your image or layer, right >> click on the thumbnail in the Layers dialog and select "Add alpha >> channel" or "Remove alpha channel". To preserve a transparent >> background in your finished image, export the finished image in >> PNG format. Saving as JPG (for instance) will turn the >> transparent areas into the background color that is set at the >> time, as JPG does not support transparency. >> >> :o) >> >> Steve >> >> >> >> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- >> Version: GnuPG v1.4.14 (GNU/Linux) >> >> iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJUKHAXAAoJEDZ0Gg87KR0LcU8QAOjNHfiBZZn3gan/GruobDtu >> NfXMJZNdfgjkPEGgUk4q+c1wxW04qO2eFTKdXmiEcEhZDdlLEjf9cz3CXHtd5lMz >> mCJC0XMcOAZ32iBedxjPST8okMpEX2kCpvmMtXYvWoqyzbehaN+zCtctuZsey704 >> 44+BohzAHVSLH9bhu5iB2v9ku1e2/zNHz7ld8+nT2791rPGNGh0MDFn58lxlA5Gz >> cRUDPMqSQ1vQ2KLbW21n6d0egrbGlJiDcIApyTJDX9GQ2NvEDhojidZeBZnIqqED >> Dn+DbLMdxtiVND0L7EfqWulj+mK0uP+WTvM0Xw85Dmcqpu9f5XkTvPHVKqpxCn6k >> E6RZG7NBZTYkqCb8GT3YQbOGPnRPPLFh6KfHEpr9GGJYW+8Jt2HTRoPeAt2GXSHw >> 0wrySRDcynhwRbkAAMtbjfjowcUM6Whhh89eK9D9bH+8w4Jm4OLkW0ekJsmKLP3l >> dbkaxIZt6APqRQZdKgvV0xpmWmgcjpmFeKhuUosxSTjRoXvRg6NV0AU/w3gGIDc+ >> hMEKgIIPH45kZEB7PM9AYdilLvRGjatzkRv3azi74zI1ApUr/+yWovDx/NED5GK6 >> 9pTifYnOv9kMdMjF6uMkWfruCX8OMy/rNqNcU0TzVkmpOx6oIJkYWg5EJjBQGVuq >> tP5c0mX9iH/4aRYzFmvh >> =lrRu >> -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- >> _______________________________________________ >> gimp-user-list mailing list >> List address: firstname.lastname@example.org >> List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user-list >> List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-user-list _______________________________________________ gimp-user-list mailing list List address: email@example.com List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user-list List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-user-list