How to install ImageMagick on Linux

Last updated on September 12, 2020 by Dan Nanni

Question: How can I install ImageMagick on [insert your Linux distro]?

ImageMagick is a suite of command line utilities for image conversion and editing on multiple operating systems including Linux. As one of the most popular image editing software suite, ImageMagick can support almost all kinds of raster image types including GIF, JPEG, PDF, PNG, Postscript, SVG, and TIFF.

Install ImageMagick on Debian, Ubuntu or Linux Mint

ImageMagick is included in a base repository of Debian-based systems. So simply use apt-get command.

$ sudo apt-get install imagemagick

Install ImageMagick on Fedora, CentOS or RHEL

ImageMagick is also part of standard Red Hat-based systems. Thus installation is straightforward with yum command.

$ sudo yum install ImageMagick

Install ImageMagick on OpenSUSE

Installation of ImageMagick is straightforward on OpenSUSE with the use of zypper command.

$ sudo zypper install imagemagick

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