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Author Topic: which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images  (Read 5866 times)

masu

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which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images
« on: June 13, 2009, 05:16:02 AM »
Hello,

which simple tool could you recommend to add watermarks to own images?
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Re: which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2009, 08:06:16 AM »
When I had a need for this I opted to go with a paid solution. I purchased Bytescout Watermarking PRO. I am very happy with my purchase and do recommend it if you choose to go with a paid product.

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Re: which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2009, 08:46:37 AM »
Fineprint will add a watermark to any print job (plus does a lot of other stuff).  Not free but worth the money.

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Re: which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2009, 09:10:12 AM »
I use and recommend imagemagick  :Thmbsup:

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Re: which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2009, 05:19:14 AM »
thanks for the info

Imagemick looks a little bit complicated to me. seems to be a commandline only utility?

Bytescout Watermarking PRO and Fineprint are unfortunatly not free  :(

It doesn't have to be a really powerful program, just a program where I could add a watermark to a group of images with a batch command.
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Re: which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2009, 06:40:45 AM »
you can use Picasa 3 to do that.

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Re: which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2009, 06:44:24 AM »
Picasa can just add text as far as I can see, but is not able to add an image logo as watermark or?
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Re: which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2009, 06:44:34 AM »
I don't know if it seems to be a command line utility. I know it IS one.

It's just a different interface, and that might seem to make things complicated. But actually the command line interface is very straight-forward, I believe :)

http://www.imagemagi...script/composite.php might give an idea of the straight-forwardness.

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Re: which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2009, 06:54:30 AM »
if you don't mind using GIMP, there's a script for it: "Watermark it".

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Re: which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2009, 09:53:54 AM »
I looked on ByteScout's freeware page and they have a Lite version that is freeware.

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Re: which simple tool to use to add watermarks to own images
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2009, 03:21:06 PM »