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Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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Install using the command line

sudo snap install phatch-gui

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Photo Batch Processor in Python

Phatch is a simple to use cross-platform GUI Photo Batch Processor which handles all popular image formats and can duplicate (sub)folder hierarchies. Phatch can batch resize, rotate, rename, ... and more in minutes instead of hours or days if you do it manually.


  • Actions: resize, rotate, invert, flip, watermark, shadow, rounded corners and more to come
  • Drag & drop of actions
  • Enable & disable actions
  • Can copy folder hierarchies
  • Error logging
  • File history

Phatch supports the same file formats as PIL...

  • Read & write: 'bmp','dib','gif','jpe','jpeg','jpg','im','msp', 'pcx','png','pbm','pgm','ppm','tif','tiff','xbm'
  • Read only: 'cur','dcx','fli','flc','fpx', 'gbr','gd','ico','imt','mic','mcidas','pcd', 'psd','bw','rgb','cmyk','sun','tga','xpm'
  • Write only: 'eps','ps','pdf'

Note: this application is not maintained anymore.

Details for Phatch

  • GPL-3.0-only

Last updated
  • 1 June 2022 - latest/stable
  • 1 June 2022 - latest/edge



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