[TYPO3-english] imagemagick

Dmitry Dulepov dmitry at typo3.org
Tue Dec 2 16:01:07 CET 2008


Stephan Petzl wrote:
> oh, never thought of this... maybee because i m writing an non TYPO3 php
> application at the moment where i scale images too, and i never realised
> any artefacts.
> where exactly are the quality differences?

Quite a lot. ImageMagick generally creates better JPEGs that GD. I have no idea why but I tired to compare once: same settings different quality. It is especially visible you have to resize a 8mpix image to a 450px width image and save as 60% quality JPEG.

Dmitry Dulepov
TYPO3 core team
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