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Phatch

Phatch

PHoto bATCH Processor (Phatch) is a simple to use open source GUI Photo Batch Processor which handles all popular image formats and can duplicate (sub)folder hierarchies.

Phatch can batch resize, rotate, apply perspective, shadows, rounded corners, ... and more. Phatch allows you to use EXIF and IPTC tags for renaming and data stamping. Phatch also supports a console version to batch photos on webservers.

Phatch is a cross-platform tool, running on Linux, Windows and Mac operating systems.

Phatch was developed with the SPE editor (http://pythonide.stani.be) on  Ubuntu (GNU/Linux)

 Phatch 0.2.7

Price
Free to download

Size
6.7MB
License

GNU GPL v3

Developer
Stani, Nadia Alramli

Website
photobatch.stani.be

System Requirements
Python 2.4 or 2.5
python-wxgth 2.6 or 2.8
python-imaging 1.1.5 or 1.1.6
findutils

Optional:
python-pyexiv2
python-nautilus

Support:
Documentation, FAQ, Forums

Selected Reviews:
Softpedia

Features include:

  • Actions:
    • Auto Contrast - maximise image contrast
    • Background - put colour under transparent image
    • Blender - 3D objects
    • Border - draw border inside or outside
    • Brightness - adjust brightness from black to white
    • Canvas - crop or expand the canvas without scaling
    • Color to Alpha - make selected color transparent
    • Colourise - colourise greyscale images
    • Common - copies the most common pixel value
    • Contour - draw a contour around image edges
    • Contrast - adjust from grey to black & white
    • Convert Mode - convert the colour mode of an image
    • Copy - copy the original image
    • Crop - crop the image
    • Delete Tags - delete Exif or Lptc tags
    • Desaturate - fade all colours to grey
    • Effect - blur, contour, detail, edge enhance, edge enhance more, emboss, find edges, smooth, smooth more, and sharpen
    • Equalise - equalise the image histogram
    • Fit - downsize and crop image with fixed ratio
    • Geek - execute external command
    • Geotag - add GPS data
    • Grid - make n x m matrix of image
    • Highlight - apply a transparency highlight
    • Imagemagick - 3D edge, blur, bullet, charcoal, motion blur, paint, pencil sketch, polaroid, shadow, sharpen, sigmoidal contrast, unsharp, and wave
    • Invert - invert the colours of an image
    • Lossless JPEG - rotate, flip, greyscale, and crop
    • Mask - apply a transparency mask
    • Maximum - copies the maximum pixel value
    • Median - copies the median pixel value
    • Minimum - copies the minimum pixel value
    • Mirror - symmetrical tile texture
    • Offset - offset by distance and wrap around
    • Perspective - shear 2D or 3D
    • Posterise - reduce the number of bits of colour channel
    • Rank - copies the rank'th pixel value
    • Reflection - drops a reflection
    • Rename - rename the original image
    • Rename Tag - rename a tag
    • Rotate - rotate with random angle
    • Round - rounded or crossed corners
    • Saturation - adjust saturation from greyscale to high
    • Save - save and convert to other types
    • Save Tags - save only metadata (lossless)
    • Scale - make the image smaller or larger
    • Shadow - drops a blurred shadow under a photo
    • Sketch - transform to a greyscale pencil drawing
    • Solarise - invert all pixel values above threshold
    • Tamogen - tone alerting mosaic generator
    • Text - write text at a given position
    • Time Shift - shift time values of tags
    • Transpose - flip or rotate 90 degrees
    • Warm Up - colorize midtones of an image
    • Watermark - apply with tiling, scaling and opacity
    • Write Tag - write new value to a tag
  • Enable & disable actions
  • Copy folder hierarchies
  • Python shell
  • Error logging
  • File history
  • Console (can run on servers without gui)
  • Desktop droplets
  • Image Inspector (exif & iptc)
  • DPI change
  • Drag & Drop droplet
  • Cross-platform (Linux, Windows & Mac)
  • python-api
  • Formats supported:
    • Read & Write: BMP, DIB, GIF, JPE, JPEG, JPG, IM, MSP, PCX, PNG, PBM, PGM, PPM, TIF, TIFF, and XBM
    • Read only: CUR, DCX, FLI, FLC, FPX, GBR, GD, ICO, IMT, MIC, MCIDAS, PCD, PSD, BW, RGB, CMYK, SUN, TGA, XPM
    • Write only: EPS, PS, PDF
  • Color support:
    • Monochrome (1-bit pixels, black and white)
    • Grayscale (8-bit pixels, black and white)
    • RGB (3x8-bit pixels, true colour)
    • RGBA (4x8-bit pixels, RGB with transparency mask)
    • CMYK (4x8-bit pixels, colour separation)
    • P (8-bit pixels, mapped using a colour palette)
    • YCbCr (3x8-bit pixels, colour video format)
    • I (32-bit integer pixels)
    • F (32-bit floating point pixels)

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