Recursively Find Images, Convert to JPEGS and Delete

find . -name '*'.tiff -exec bash -c "mogrify -format jpg -quality 85 -resize 75% {} && rm {}" \;
Simple command to convert a large number of images into jpeg-format. Will delete originals after conversion.

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2009-08-10 18:27:10

What Others Think

You could use xargs to mogrify multiple files in parallel since resizing is likely CPU-bound: find . -name '*'.tiff | xargs -n 1 -P $NCPUS -I {} bash -c "mogrify -format jpg -quality 85 -resize 75% {} && rm {}" where $NCPUS is how many parallel versions of mogrify to run.
bwoodacre · 666 weeks ago
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Jadyn11 · 5 days ago

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