What is the SIPS equivalent in Linux / Unix?

What is the SIPS equivalent in Linux / Unix?If you’re used to the OSX sips utility to convert and resize images, you might be surprised when you are on a linux box and realize that utility is not available.

According to the OS X man page, SIPS is:

sips -- scriptable image processing system.

On unix and linux there are some great alternatives, but the one I like to use is imagemagick ( http://www.imagemagick.org/script/index.php )

According to their site:

Use ImageMagick to convert, edit, or compose bitmap images in a variety of formats. In addition, resize, rotate, shear, distort or transform images automagically.

How to Geek has a good blog post showing how to use the convert utility to change image sizes easily:

What is the SIPS equivalent in Linux / Unix?

The syntax is something like this:

convert example.png -resize 200×100 example.png

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