CLI Reference

For users migrating old CLI scripts to python.

CLI Operators to Wand Methods

This table maps ImageMagick’s CLI operators to Wand’s Image methods.

CLI Operators Wand Methods
-adaptive-blur wand.image.BaseImage.adaptive_blur()
-adaptive-resize wand.image.BaseImage.adaptive_resize()
-adaptive-sharpen wand.image.BaseImage.adaptive_sharpen()
-annotate wand.image.BaseImage.annotate()
-append wand.image.BaseImage.concat()
-auto-gamma wand.image.BaseImage.auto_gamma()
-auto-level wand.image.BaseImage.auto_level()
-auto-orient wand.image.BaseImage.auto_orient()
-auto-threshold wand.image.BaseImage.auto_threshold()
-black-threshold wand.image.BaseImage.black_threshold()
-blue-shift wand.image.BaseImage.blue_shift()
-blur wand.image.BaseImage.blur()
-border wand.image.BaseImage.border()
-brightness-contrast wand.image.BaseImage.brightness_contrast()
-canny wand.image.BaseImage.canny()
-caption wand.image.BaseImage.caption()
-cdl wand.image.BaseImage.color_decision_list()
-charcoal wand.image.BaseImage.charcoal()
-chop wand.image.BaseImage.chop()
-clahe wand.image.BaseImage.clahe()
-clamp wand.image.BaseImage.clamp()
-clut wand.image.BaseImage.clut()
-coalesce wand.image.BaseImage.coalesce()
-colorize wand.image.BaseImage.colorize()
-colormap wand.image.BaseImage.color_map()
-color-matrix wand.image.BaseImage.color_matrix()
-colorspace wand.image.BaseImage.transform_colorspace()
-compare wand.image.BaseImage.compare()
-complex wand.image.BaseImage.complex()
-composite wand.image.BaseImage.composite()
-connected-components wand.image.BaseImage.connected_components()
-contrast wand.image.BaseImage.contrast()
-contrast-stretch wand.image.BaseImage.contrast_stretch()
-crop wand.image.BaseImage.crop()
-cycle wand.image.BaseImage.cycle_color_map()
-deconstruct wand.image.BaseImage.deconstruct()
-deskew wand.image.BaseImage.deskew()
-despeckle wand.image.BaseImage.despeckle()
-distort wand.image.BaseImage.distort()
-edge wand.image.BaseImage.edge()
-emboss wand.image.BaseImage.emboss()
-enhance wand.image.BaseImage.enhance()
-equalize wand.image.BaseImage.equalize()
-evaluate wand.image.BaseImage.evaluate()
-extent wand.image.BaseImage.extent()
-features wand.image.BaseImage.features()
-fft wand.image.BaseImage.forward_fourier_transform()
-flip wand.image.BaseImage.flip()
-flop wand.image.BaseImage.flop()
-frame wand.image.BaseImage.frame()
-function wand.image.BaseImage.function()
-fx wand.image.BaseImage.fx()
-gamma wand.image.BaseImage.gamma()
-gaussian-blur wand.image.BaseImage.gaussian_blur()
-hald-clut wand.image.BaseImage.hald_clut()
-hough-lines wand.image.BaseImage.hough_lines()
-ift wand.image.BaseImage.inverse_fourier_transform()
-implode wand.image.BaseImage.implode()
-kuwahara wand.image.BaseImage.kuwahara()
-lat wand.image.BaseImage.adaptive_threshold()
-level wand.image.BaseImage.level()
+level wand.image.BaseImage.levelize()
-level-colors wand.image.BaseImage.level_colors()
+level-colors wand.image.BaseImage.levelize_colors()
-linear-stretch wand.image.BaseImage.linear_stretch()
-liquid-rescale wand.image.BaseImage.liquid_rescale()
-magnify wand.image.BaseImage.magnify()
-mean-shift wand.image.BaseImage.mean_shift()
-layers wand.image.BaseImage.merge_layers()
-layers wand.image.Image.compare_layers()
-layers wand.image.BaseImage.optimize_layers()
-layers wand.image.BaseImage.optimize_transparency()
-mode wand.image.BaseImage.mode()
-modulate wand.image.BaseImage.modulate()
-morphology wand.image.BaseImage.morphology()
-motion-blur wand.image.BaseImage.motion_blur()
-negate wand.image.BaseImage.negate()
-noise wand.image.BaseImage.noise()
-normalize wand.image.BaseImage.normalize()
-paint wand.image.BaseImage.oil_paint()
-opaque wand.image.BaseImage.opaque_paint()
-ordered-dither wand.image.BaseImage.ordered_dither()
-polaroid wand.image.BaseImage.polaroid()
-polynomial wand.image.BaseImage.polynomial()
-posterize wand.image.BaseImage.posterize()
-quantize wand.image.BaseImage.quantize()
-random-threshold wand.image.BaseImage.random_threshold()
-range-threshold wand.image.BaseImage.range_threshold()
-read-mask wand.image.BaseImage.read_mask()
-remap wand.image.BaseImage.remap()
-resample wand.image.BaseImage.resample()
+repage wand.image.BaseImage.reset_coords()
-resize wand.image.BaseImage.resize()
-rotate wand.image.BaseImage.rotate()
-radial_blur wand.image.BaseImage.rotational_blur()
-sample wand.image.BaseImage.sample()
-scale wand.image.BaseImage.scale()
-selective-blur wand.image.BaseImage.selective_blur()
-sepia-tone wand.image.BaseImage.sepia_tone()
-shade wand.image.BaseImage.shade()
-shadow wand.image.BaseImage.shadow()
-sharpen wand.image.BaseImage.sharpen()
-shave wand.image.BaseImage.shave()
-shear wand.image.BaseImage.shear()
-sigmoidal-contrast wand.image.BaseImage.sigmoidal_contrast()
-similarity-threshold See wand.image.BaseImage.similarity()
-subimage-search See wand.image.BaseImage.similarity()
-sketch wand.image.BaseImage.sketch()
-smush wand.image.BaseImage.smush()
-solarize wand.image.BaseImage.solarize()
-sparse-color wand.image.BaseImage.sparse_color()
-splice wand.image.BaseImage.splice()
-spread wand.image.BaseImage.spread()
-stegano wand.image.BaseImage.stegano()
-stereo wand.image.Image.stereogram()
-statistic wand.image.BaseImage.statistic()
-strip wand.image.BaseImage.strip()
-swirl wand.image.BaseImage.swirl()
-texture wand.image.BaseImage.texture()
-threshold wand.image.BaseImage.threshold()
-thumbnail wand.image.BaseImage.thumbnail()
-tint wand.image.BaseImage.tint()
-transform wand.image.BaseImage.transform()
-transparent-color wand.image.BaseImage.transparent_color()
-transpose wand.image.BaseImage.transpose()
-transverse wand.image.BaseImage.transverse()
-treedepth See wand.image.BaseImage.quantize()
-trim wand.image.BaseImage.trim()
-unique-colors wand.image.BaseImage.unique_colors()
-unsharp-mask wand.image.BaseImage.unsharp_mask()
-vignette wand.image.BaseImage.vignette()
-watermark wand.image.BaseImage.watermark()
-wave wand.image.BaseImage.wave()
-wavelet-denoise wand.image.BaseImage.wavelet_denoise()
-white-threshold wand.image.BaseImage.white_threshold()
-write-mask wand.image.BaseImage.write_mask()

CLI Options to Wand Properties

This table list ImageMagick’s options, and maps them to Wand’s Image properties.

CLI Options Wand Properties
-alpha wand.image.BaseImage.alpha_channel
-antialias wand.image.BaseImage.font_antialias
-antialias wand.image.BaseImage.antialias
-background wand.image.BaseImage.background_color
-blue-primary wand.image.BaseImage.blue_primary
-bordercolor wand.image.BaseImage.border_color
-colorspace wand.image.BaseImage.colorspace
-compose wand.image.BaseImage.compose
-compression wand.image.BaseImage.compression
-delay wand.image.BaseImage.ticks_per_second
-delay wand.sequence.SingleImage.delay
-density wand.image.BaseImage.resolution
-depth wand.image.BaseImage.depth
-dispose wand.image.BaseImage.dispose
-fill wand.image.BaseImage.font_color
-font wand.image.BaseImage.font
-format wand.image.BaseImage.format
-fuzz wand.image.BaseImage.fuzz
-gravity wand.image.BaseImage.gravity
-green-primary wand.image.BaseImage.green_primary
-intent wand.image.BaseImage.rendering_intent
-interlace wand.image.BaseImage.interlace_scheme
-interpolate wand.image.BaseImage.interpolate_method
-loop wand.image.BaseImage.loop
-mattecolor wand.image.BaseImage.matte_color
-orientation wand.image.BaseImage.orientation
-page wand.image.BaseImage.page
-page wand.image.BaseImage.page_height
-page wand.image.BaseImage.page_width
-page wand.image.BaseImage.page_x
-page wand.image.BaseImage.page_y
-pointsize wand.image.BaseImage.font_size
-quality wand.image.BaseImage.compression_quality
-red-primary wand.image.BaseImage.red_primary
-scene wand.image.BaseImage.scene
-seed wand.image.BaseImage.seed
-size wand.image.BaseImage.height
-size wand.image.BaseImage.width
-size wand.image.BaseImage.size
-stroke wand.image.BaseImage.stroke_color
-strokewidth wand.image.BaseImage.stroke_width
-type wand.image.BaseImage.type
-units wand.image.BaseImage.units
-virtual-pixel wand.image.BaseImage.virtual_pixel
-white-point wand.image.BaseImage.white_point