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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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Glenn Randers-Pehrson 8, 2 25 Label using Polaroid An alternative to using montage, is to use the Polaroid Image Transformationto generate a rather fancy commented image. See the section on Text to Image Handling for more details of other text drawing methods tl techniques. The dimmed box can be sized to fit the label, and it can be position with ” -gravity ” to position it correctly, without needing any specific knowledge of the image it is being added to, or of the drawn font being used.

Here’s a quick python script based on the ImageMagik suggestion.

How to automatically watermark or batch watermark photos using ImageMagick | xoogu

If they are the same, then you need to move the watermark image to a new location. Before IM version 6, the options ” -watermark ” and ” -dissolve ” were broken with their handling of the alpha channel transparency for the overlaying image, producing some very wztermark effects.

The Imagick library provides a comprehensive image processing API. You also want the watermark to be large enough.


On with the examples Wrong page number on setPage function: Here we create a simple label on a semi-transparent background, and overlay it. I’ll give this a shot tomorrow morning and let you know how it goes. South -gravity south rings. You can actually add multiple watermarks, for example: Then place the file in the directory with the images you want to watermark before running it.


For example, these two prairie dog pictures from Shutterstock make a good test pair: Reasons for annotating images are varied, but are usually either to Mark the image with information about what the image is about.

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If this is not done the result would be very very bold. Below you can see an example showing plain text watermarks in white and black versus a watermark incorporating a background. There are many, likeit would be possible to add it at all? 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.

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

Experiment, and give your own web site or program a distinct flavor from everyone else. You are encouraged to use different fonts and point sizes appropriate to what you want to achieve. Though you could make something like this completely in ImageMagick if you desired.

Please alway provide that since syntax watermaro approach may differ. Post as a guest Name. Of course it fails rather unexpectally! Insert logo in the photo Questions and postings pertaining to the usage of ImageMagick regardless of the interface.

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The following show many methods, show of which can be expanded to do more complex tasks. In ” convert ” you wstermark have to use the ” tile: You would need to save the script as watermark.


August 29, at 3: Their is however no simple method at this time to set the outline -stroke color of the draw text to its inverse. The background image also determines the final size of the result, regardless of where the overlay is placed using the ” -geometry ” option. Timothy Boronczyk is a native of Syracuse, New York, where he lives with no wife and no cats.

East -gravity east rings. As a final example I will overlay a text string created using a fancy soft asd font to make sure it remains visible, but without creating a rectangular box for the annotation.

Such an approach might be to place the watermark in the center of the image, and scaling the watermark beforehand if it is larger than the original image. Also you are not limited to using just a simple dimmed box. Sets where in the image the watermark should be added. It has some transparency, which I used to check that IM is doing the right thing with respect to transparency, avoiding any horrible ‘square’ look to the results. Sign up using Email and Password. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Is the watermark image a PNG and is it in the same directory.