convert png into jpg using imagemagick

for img in *.png; do convert "$img" "$img.jpg" ; done

By: eastwind
2012-03-03 11:03:08

What Others Think

That's a bit ugly. You end up with lots of files called picture.png.jpg How about this: for img in *.png; do convert "$img" "${img%png}jpg" ; done It strips off the suffix (png), then adds a new one (jpg).
flatcap · 544 weeks and 2 days ago
or you could use sed, but flatcaps is a better way for img in *.png; do convert "$img" "$img.jpg" | sed 's/\.png$/\.jpg/'
chrismccoy · 543 weeks and 3 days ago
Why so complicated? Try mogrify -format jpg *.png
soundray · 539 weeks and 5 days ago

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