Batch Convert SVG to PNG

for i in *.svg; do convert "$i" "${i%.svg}.png" & done
convert all *.svg to png _in parallel_ this speeds up the conversion for many files, but might also not be feasible for a large number of files

By: robinro
2014-03-26 15:03:54

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> might also not be feasible for a large number of files Yeah, that's a bit of an understatement :-) If you want to run things in parallel, without your machine grinding to a halt, try xargs -P4 Then you can limit the number of concurrent processes.
flatcap · 399 weeks and 5 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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