composite - overlaps one image over another.



composite − overlaps one image over another.


magick composite [ options ... ] change-file base-file [ mask-file ]


The composite program is a member of the ImageMagick(1) suite of tools. Use it to overlap one image over another.

For more information about the composite command, point your browser to file:///usr/share/doc/ImageMagick-7/www/composite.html or


Image Settings:
−affine matrix affine transform matrix
−alpha option on, activate, off, deactivate, set, opaque, copy
transparent, extract, background, or shape
−authenticate value decrypt image with this password
−blue-primary point chromaticity blue primary point
−colorspace type alternate image colorspace
−comment string annotate image with comment
−compose operator composite operator
−compress type type of pixel compression when writing the image
−decipher filename convert cipher pixels to plain pixels
−define format:option
define one or more image format options
−depth value image depth
−density geometry horizontal and vertical density of the image
−display server get image or font from this X server
−dispose method layer disposal method
−dither method apply error diffusion to image
−encipher filename convert plain pixels to cipher pixels
−encoding type text encoding type
−endian type endianness (MSB or LSB) of the image
−filter type use this filter when resizing an image
−font name render text with this font
−format "string" output formatted image characteristics
−gravity type which direction to gravitate towards
−green-primary point chromaticity green primary point
−interlace type type of image interlacing scheme
−interpolate method pixel color interpolation method
−label string assign a label to an image
−limit type value pixel cache resource limit
−matte store matte channel if the image has one
−monitor monitor progress
−page geometry size and location of an image canvas (setting)
−pointsize value font point size
−quality value JPEG/MIFF/PNG compression level
−quiet suppress all warning messages
−red-primary point chromaticity red primary point
−regard-warnings pay attention to warning messages
−repage geometry size and location of an image canvas (operator)
−respect-parentheses settings remain in effect until parenthesis boundary
−sampling-factor geometry
horizontal and vertical sampling factor
−scene value image scene number
−seed value seed a new sequence of pseudo-random numbers
−size geometry width and height of image
−support factor resize support: > 1.0 is blurry, < 1.0 is sharp
−synchronize synchronize image to storage device
−taint declare the image as modified
−transparent-color color
transparent color
−treedepth value color tree depth
−tile repeat composite operation across and down image
−units type the units of image resolution
−verbose print detailed information about the image
−virtual-pixel method
virtual pixel access method
−white-point point chromaticity white point

Image Operators:
−blend geometry blend images
−border geometry surround image with a border of color
−bordercolor color border color
−channel mask set the image channel mask
−colors value preferred number of colors in the image
−displace geometry shift image pixels defined by a displacement map
−dissolve value dissolve the two images a given percent
−distort geometry shift lookup according to a absolute distortion map
−extract geometry extract area from image
−geometry geometry location of the composite image
−identify identify the format and characteristics of the image
−monochrome transform image to black and white
−negate replace each pixel with its complementary color
−profile filename add ICM or IPTC information profile to image
−quantize colorspace reduce colors in this colorspace
−rotate degrees apply Paeth rotation to the image
−resize geometry resize the image
−sharpen geometry sharpen the image
−shave geometry shave pixels from the image edges
−stegano offset hide watermark within an image
−stereo combine two image to create a stereo anaglyph
−strip strip image of all profiles and comments
−thumbnail geometry create a thumbnail of the image
−transform affine transform image
−type type image type
−unsharp geometry sharpen the image
−watermark geometry percent brightness and saturation of a watermark
−write filename write images to this file

Image Stack Operators:
−swap indexes swap two images in the image sequence

Miscellaneous Options:
−debug events display copious debugging information
−help print program options
−log format format of debugging information
−list type print a list of supported option arguments
−version print version information

By default, the image format of ‘file’ is determined by its magic number. To specify a particular image format, precede the filename with an image format name and a colon (i.e. ps:image) or specify the image type as the filename suffix (i.e. Specify ’file’ as ’-’ for standard input or output.




Copyright (C) 1999 ImageMagick Studio LLC. Additional copyrights and licenses apply to this software, see file:///usr/share/doc/ImageMagick-7/www/license.html or

Updated 2024-01-29 - |