Yes, you can add some code to your Web pages that makes it that our friend ImageMagick is terrific at creating these watermarks in a variety. Basically, all that you need to add a watermark to an image is the compositeImage method from an image object. This method allows you to. Need to protect your image files with watermarks? Learn what makes an effective watermark and use the Imagick extension to easily add one to.

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Overlaying is probably the most common form of image annotation, and is very simple to do. Sign up using Facebook. Sign up using Email and Password. Below you can see an example showing plain text watermarks in white and black versus a watermark incorporating a background. Before continue, please provide some basic information about why this article should be reported:.

Insert logo in the photo – ImageMagick

By reordering the images you can append the label above the image. Insert logo in the photo Questions and postings pertaining to the usage of ImageMagick regardless of the interface. ImageMagick provides a lot of ways to do these things, but not all are easy to discover from the manuals on your own.


July 1, at 1: Consider making the watermark dark with a light stroke or visa-versa. This is 1 taking originalImage. Of course in that case you may want to make the watermark even less intrusive. I recommend using ImageMagickwhich is open source and quite standard for manipulating images on the command line. To create the watermark I just created the text in a Word document then did a screen shot of the small area of the text to end up with a copyright.

Instead of trying to draw the background box yourself, you can get ImageMagick to use an ‘undercolor’ on the box.

How to add a Watermark to an image with Imagick in PHP

See Polaroid Image Transformation for an example of this. For example, these two prairie dog pictures from Shutterstock make a good test pair:.

But this can be worked around quite easily. Image Watermarks with Imagick. South -gravity south rings. The same method can be used to draw a label above the image, just replace the gravity setting of ‘ South ‘ with ‘ North ‘. Is this possible with irfanview??

Sign up using Email and Password. Sign up using Facebook. Command line options -splice. On with the examples To the right is a “water dragon” image I will use for these demonstrations. What im looking for is just some basic transparent text overlaying across each image. Remember that after you save it in a file, you need to change the permissions of the file to allow executing imagemahick.


Not at a computer, so untested, but this should be close: This article shares a few pointers on what makes an effective watermark, and then shows you how to use the Imagick functions to add a watermark to your image. I also create a text file here, which I name watermark.


To avoid your visitors being imagemahick with a page of gibberish, you need to instruct PHP to send a more appropriate header using header imagemagicm sending the image. Using the above command as an example, a Bash command for doing this to all files in folder would be:. I waermark a couple of “-draw” versus “-composite” timing tests, and it appears that Mark’s method is somewhat faster.

One thing, it would be possible to apply the inclusion of “logo. The problem with writing text directly on a picture is that you can’t be sure the text will be readable in the color you have chosen. The annotation may be bold and highly visible, or subtle and hidden. You also want the watermark to be large enough.