How to GraphicsMagick 1.3.19 via PPA in Ubuntu Linux Mint

Last updated: January 2, 2014

GraphicsMagick Ubuntu PPA

After nine months of hard work, the developer finally announced the GraphicsMagick 1.3.19. This release brings dozens of bugfixes, several feature and performance improvements, and also below new features:

  • JPEG: Add support for writing ‘XMP’ profile.
  • PNM: As a simple non-standard extension to the standard PNM and PAM formats, support writing and reading 32-bit sample depth. Writing such files is only supported by the Q32 build although they may be read by any build.
  • WebP: Now supports reading and writing Google’s WebP format. This feature is not currently supported by the Windows Visual Studio build.

See the official release note.

Install GraphicsMagick via PPA:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway

After that, check for updates and install the app via Synaptic Package Manager, or just run commands below one by one:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install graphicsmagick

Install graphicsmagick Ubuntu


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One response to How to GraphicsMagick 1.3.19 via PPA in Ubuntu Linux Mint

  1. On Linux Mint 13, this installs graphicsmagick 1.3.12 which is the same as the one from the official repositories.