The ImageMagick is a free tool and it’s open-source software that consists of editing, creating, and composing images. With ImageMagick, you can easily read and write the images in different formats like GIF, JPEG, PNG, and postscript.
With ImageMagick where you can resize, mirror, rotate, and transform the images.
Installing the ImageMagick.
First, we need to install the following prerequisite PHP-pear, PHP-devel, and GCC package to compile the Imagick PHP extension.
Commands for installing PHP pear extension.
yum install php-pear
Install the PHP-devel extension.
yum install php-devel
Finally, install the GCC extension by running the following commands.
yum install gcc
Installing ImageMagick use the following commands
yum install ImageMagick yum install ImageMagick-devel
Installing ImageMagick php extension
Once you are done with ImageMagick installation then proceed with the PHP extension.
Run the following commands
pecl install imagick echo "extension=imagick.so">/etc/php.d/imagick.ini
Check the installation and Restart Apache by running the following command.
service httpd restart
An error occurs during the installation.
Some of the errors will occur during the installation process. you may receive the following error message.
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.de.leaseweb.net * epel: mirrors.n-ix.net * extras: mirror.de.leaseweb.net * remi: remi.schlundtech.de * remi-php55: remi.schlundtech.de * remi-php56: remi.schlundtech.de * remi-safe: remi.schlundtech.de * remi-test: remi.schlundtech.de * updates: mirror.de.leaseweb.net Package gcc-4.8.3-9.el7.x86_64 already installed and latest version No package php-devel available. No package php-pear available. Nothing to do
Use the following commands to resolve the error.
yum install php-pecl-imagick
One of our clients has reported such a permission error.
"ImageMagick reported an error: convert: unable to open image `files/images/image.jpg': Permission denied.
The following command is used to resolve the permission error.
chmod -R 777 images
From this blog will get an apparent view regarding the installation of an ImageMagick and resolving the errors. For further clarification, you can contact our support team for the install or error troubleshoot.