eps to jpg conversion - which program?

Manolis Kiagias sonic2000gr at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 05:26:26 PST 2008

Laszlo Nagy wrote:
>  Hi,
> I need to convert eps files into jpeg files in batch mode. Gimp works 
> perfectly, except that I cannot use an X display. I tried eps2png with 
> no success:
> %file test.eps
> test.eps: DOS EPS Binary File Postscript starts at byte 30 length 
> 566887 TIFF starts at byte 566917 length 4741
> %eps2png -jpg -width 1000 -verbose -output test.jpg test.eps
> Producing jpg (jpeg) image.
> Not EPS file: test.eps, skipped
> What port should I use to convert EPS into JPG? I would like to use a 
> program that shares the same library with Gimp, because we know that 
> Gimp works great for this task.
> Thanks,
>   Laszlo

How about using 'convert' from graphics/ImageMagick?

It would be as simple as

convert myfile.eps  myfile.jpg

and there are myriads of options to fiddle if you wish. I've been using 
it with great success for quite some time now.

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