montage-im6 (1) - Linux Manuals

montage-im6: create a composite image by combining several separate images. The images are tiled on the composite image optionally adorned with a border, frame, image name, and more.


montage - create a composite image by combining several separate images. The images are tiled on the composite image optionally adorned with a border, frame, image name, and more.


montage-im6.q16 input-file[s] [options] output-file


The montage-im6.q16 program is a member of the ImageMagick-ims6.q16(1) suite of tools. Use it to create a composite image by combining several separate images. The images are tiled on the composite image optionally adorned with a border, frame, image name, and more.

For more information about the montage command, point your browser to file:///usr/share/doc/imagemagick-6-common/html/www/montage.html (on debian system you may install the imagemagick-6 package) or


Image Settings:
  -adjoin              join images into a single multi-image file
  -affine matrix       affine transform matrix
  -alpha option        on, activate, off, deactivate, set, opaque, copy
                       transparent, extract, background, or shape
  -authenticate value  decrypt image with this password
  -blue-primary point  chromaticity blue primary point
  -bordercolor color   border color
  -caption string      assign a caption to an image
  -channel type        apply option to select image channels
  -colors value        preferred number of colors in the image
  -colorspace type     alternate image colorsapce
  -comment string      annotate image with comment
  -compose operator    composite operator
  -compress type       type of pixel compression when writing the image
  -define format:option
                       define one or more image format options
  -delay centiseconds  display the next image after pausing
  -density geometry    horizontal and vertical density of the image
  -depth value         image depth
  -display server      query font from this X server
  -dispose method      layer disposal method
  -dither method       apply error diffusion to image
  -draw string         annotate the image with a graphic primitive
  -encoding type       text encoding type
  -endian type         endianness (MSB or LSB) of the image
  -extract geometry    extract area from image
  -fill color          color to use when filling a graphic primitive
  -filter type         use this filter when resizing an image
  -font name           render text with this font
  -format "string"     output formatted image characteristics
  -gamma value         level of gamma correction
  -geometry geometry   preferred tile and border sizes
  -gravity direction   which direction to gravitate towards
  -green-primary point chromaticity green primary point
  -identify            identify the format and characteristics of the image
  -interlace type      type of image interlacing scheme
  -interpolate method  pixel color interpolation method
  -kerning value       set the space between two letters
  -label string        assign a label to an image
  -limit type value    pixel cache resource limit
  -matte               store matte channel if the image has one
  -mattecolor color    frame color
  -mode type           framing style
  -monitor             monitor progress
  -origin geometry     image origin
  -page geometry       size and location of an image canvas (setting)
  -pointsize value     font point size
  -profile filename    add, delete, or apply an image profile
  -quality value       JPEG/MIFF/PNG compression level
  -quantize colorspace reduce colors in this colorspace
  -quiet               suppress all warning messages
  -red-primary point   chromaticity red primary point
  -regard-warnings     pay attention to warning messages
  -repage geometry     size and location of an image canvas (operator)
  -respect-parentheses settings remain in effect until parenthesis boundary
  -sampling-factor geometry
                       horizontal and vertical sampling factor
  -scenes range        image scene range
  -seed value          seed a new sequence of pseudo-random numbers
  -set attribute value set an image attribute
  -shadow              add a shadow beneath a tile to simulate depth
  -size geometry       width and height of image
  -stroke color        color to use when stroking a graphic primitive
  -support factor      resize support: > 1.0 is blurry, < 1.0 is sharp
  -synchronize         synchronize image to storage device
  -taint               declare the image as modified
  -texture filename    name of texture to tile onto the image background
  -thumbnail geometry  create a thumbnail of the image
  -tile geometry       number of tiles per row and column
  -title string        decorate the montage image with a title
  -transparent-color color
                       transparent color
  -treedepth value     color tree depth
  -trim                trim image edges
  -units type          the units of image resolution
  -verbose             print detailed information about the image
  -virtual-pixel method
                       virtual pixel access method
  -white-point point   chromaticity white point

Image Operators:
  -adaptive-sharpen geometry
                       adaptively sharpen pixels; increase effect near edges
  -annotate geometry text
                       annotate the image with text
  -auto-orient         automagically orient image
  -blur geometry      reduce image noise and reduce detail levels
  -border geometry     surround image with a border of color
  -crop geometry       preferred size and location of the cropped image
  -extent geometry     set the image size
  -flatten             flatten a sequence of images
  -flip                flip image in the vertical direction
  -flop                flop image in the horizontal direction
  -frame geometry      surround image with an ornamental border
  -layers method       optimize or compare image layers
  -monochrome          transform image to black and white
  -polaroid angle      simulate a Polaroid picture
  -resize geometry     resize the image
  -rotate degrees      apply Paeth rotation to the image
  -scale geometry      scale the image
  -strip               strip image of all profiles and comments
  -transform           affine transform image
  -transpose           flip image vertically and rotate 90 degrees
  -transparent color   make this color transparent within the image
  -type type           image type
  -unsharp geometry    sharpen the image

Image Sequence Operators:
  -coalesce            merge a sequence of images
  -composite           composite image

Image Stack Operators:
  -clone indexes       clone an image
  -delete indexes      delete the image from the image sequence
  -duplicate count,indexes
                        duplicate an image one or more times
  -insert index        insert last image into the image sequence
  -reverse             reverse image sequence
  -swap indexes        swap two images in the image sequence

Miscellaneous Options:
  -debug events        display copious debugging information
  -help                print program options
  -log format          format of debugging information
  -list type           print a list of supported option arguments
  -version             print version information

In addition to those listed above, you can specify these standard X resources as command line options: -background, -bordercolor, -borderwidth, -font, -mattecolor, or -title.

By default, the image format of `file' is determined by its magic number. To specify a particular image format, precede the filename with an image format name and a colon (i.e. ps:image) or specify the image type as the filename suffix (i.e. Specify 'file' as '-' for standard input or output.


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