How to convert multiple files, keeping the same name

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How to convert multiple files, keeping the same name

Post by rekam » 2012-07-17T07:12:32-07:00

Hi !

I searched bit and tried a little bit, but I can't find a solution to this: I have multiple PCT files that I want to transform to jpeg. To convert one, I do:

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convert -quality 100 1.pct 1.jpg
Easy and it works. But then I have tons of pct files. So

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convert -quality 100 *.pct jpg
.. does the trick, but then my jpg files aren't named correctly. I tried with some #, *, {0}, _, | and other signs but any of them just keep the name for each photo.

What do I need to do to just change the extension?

Thanks!

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Re: How to convert multiple files, keeping the same name

Post by fmw42 » 2012-07-17T10:12:02-07:00

see mogrify

http://www.imagemagick.org/Usage/basics/#mogrify

but I recommend you use the path option so as not to overwrite your original images.

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Re: How to convert multiple files, keeping the same name

Post by anthony » 2012-07-17T16:16:16-07:00

If going to a different format use -format jpg with mogrify
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Re: How to convert multiple files, keeping the same name

Post by rekam » 2012-07-20T01:16:04-07:00

anthony wrote:If going to a different format use -format jpg with mogrify
Thanks, that's it!

Here's the code I used:

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mogrify -format pct *.jpg

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