Simple Image Resizer (SIR) 3.0 Brings A Few Changes Only

As you may know, Simple Image Resizer (SIR) is an open source tool written in C++ and created via the Qt GUI toolkit, for batch resizing, rotating and converting images. Also, it has a feature for adding frames or text and apply color and gradient filters to the images, some functions to manipulate the histogram and works with multiple photos by splitting the tasks on the processors.

Among others, it has support for the most popular file formats, including: JPEG, JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, XPM, PGM, PBM and PPM and RAW.

The latest version available is Simple Image Resizer (SIR) 3.0, which has been released a while ago, coming with small fixes:

  • Added Raw tab into main window
  • Added Basic view tab for user frendly Raw configuration
  • Changed required C++ version to C++11

Install Simple Image Resizer on Ubuntu

Installation instructions:

In order to successfully install SIR on Ubuntu systems, you have to add the PPA to system, update the local repository index and install the sir package:

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:dhor/myway
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install sir

Optional, to remove sir, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove sir

The installation instructions should work on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems

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