Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Converseen is an open-source multi-platform image converter and resizer, written in C++ and using the Qt4 libraries. It has support for more that 100 image formats, including like DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PhotoCD, PNG, Postscript, SVG, TIFF and many others.
It offers the user the basic photo manipulation functions, including convert, resize, rotate or flip.
The latest version available is Converseen 0.8.6, which has been recently released, coming with bug-fixes:
- Fixed crashes when selecting some pictures
- Various bug-fixes
In this article I will show you how to install Converseen 0.8.6 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Pinguy OS 14.04, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Linux Lite 2, LXLE 14.04 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Converseen 0.8.6 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS, Deepin, Linux Lite, LXLE and Peppermint systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the converseen package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install converseen
Optional, to remove Converseen, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove converseen