I’ve just uploaded RMagick 1.14.0 to RubyForge. There have been many,
changes since the previous release. Here’s the highlights:
o For those folks who are familiar with the ImageMagick/GraphicsMagick
commands and options, I’ve added a new page to the documenation
“Magick Command Options and Their Equivalent Methods”. This page is
side-by-side comparison of ImageMagick/GraphicsMagick options and
methods. If you have a favorite Magick shell script this table will
convert it to Ruby.
o New support for CMYK->RGB conversion: the two new methods
delete_profile, and the black_point_compensation attribute. I’ve
cleaned up the existing profile!, iptc_profile, and color_profile
o Four new compositing methods: blend, displace, dissolve, and
o Use the new find_similar_region method to determine if an image
part (or all) of another image.
o Two new methods for reading IPTC profile data: get_iptc_dataset and
o Two new methods in the “adaptive” group: adaptive_blur and
And that’s not all. See the Change Log for details.
RMagick is an interface to the ImageMagick (www.imagemagick.org) and
GraphicsMagick (www.graphicsmagick.org) image processing libraries.
RMagick supports more than 90 image formats, including GIF, JPEG, PNG.
It includes RVG, a 2D drawing API. RMagick comes with comprehensive