Install latest/stable of imgpress

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install imgpress

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CLI tool for encoding and compressing images for optimal web use.

Written in Python utilizing the Pillow imaging library. Supported image types include JPEG, PNG, and WEBP. Images saved with the same name as the source file are given a unique name.


Pass in at least an input file and image format.

Resize test.jpeg to 1000 x 1000, set quality to 75, and save file as test-1000.jpeg:

$ imgpress test.jpeg -f JPEG -r 1000 1000 -q 75 -o test-1000.jpeg

Resize test.jpeg to 1000 wide while preserving aspect ratio, encode to WEBP format, and set quality to 65:

$ imgpress image.jpeg -f WEBP -r 1000 0 -q 65

Details for imgpress

  • MIT

Last updated
  • 8 June 2020 - latest/stable
  • 8 June 2020 - latest/candidate



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