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Find all image files and convert them to a jpgs with ImageMagick's convert
#!/bin/bash
# 2015 Stefan Crain - stefancrain@gmail.com
# Find all image files and convert them to a jpgs with ImageMagick's convert
#
# Usage
# ./slowconvert.sh toscan/ output/
parsedCLI=("$@")
scandir=${parsedCLI[0]%/}
outputdir=${parsedCLI[1]:-$scandir}
outputdir=${outputdir%/}
threads=${parsedCLI[2]:-`sysctl -n hw.ncpu`}
if [ -z "$scandir" ]; then printf "\033[35;1mIncorrect Usage,Try\n\033[0m./convert.sh /toscan/ /output/" && exit 1; fi
echo "Processing images from '"$scandir"' to '"$outputdir"' "$threads" at a time"
mkdir -p "$outputdir"
cd "$scandir"
GLOBAL_start_time=`date +%s`
file * | grep " image data" | cut -d: -f1 | # find files with image data within folder
sed "s#\(.*\)#\\1 $outputdir/\\1#g" | # modify string to repeat filename and include $outputdir
sed "s/\.[^.]*$/.jpg/g" | # replace final extension with jpg
xargs -P$threads -L1 -n2 convert > /dev/null 2>&1 # use all cores > don't display output
echo -e "\033[35;1mCreating jpg files took: "`expr $(date +%s) - $GLOBAL_start_time`" Seconds\033[0m"
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