.PICT mac file

DAve dave.list at pixelhammer.com
Wed Oct 3 07:15:59 PDT 2007

Norberto Meijome wrote:
> Hi everyone, I have a load of .pict files which I can't seem to be
> able to open
 > with anything under FBSD. I just want to convert them into something
 > more useful (jpg / tiff / svg).
> ImageMagick doesn't understand it, so i think this is the Packbits
 > compressed .PICT filetype. neither Gimp or XV like them either.
> file doesn't identify the files either.
> Alternatively, any tool I can script under OSX to conver them to
 > something useful? (FYI, 'Preview' under Tiger doens't recognise them
 > either, but I can drag them just fine into an Omnigraffle Pro
 > diagram).

I used Graphic Converter on Macs since MacOS 7.1. It used to convert 
just about everything under the sun. It was always scriptable before so 
I would imagine it is under OSX.



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