[PD] [pix_image] available image format on linux?

Jonghyun Kim agitato816 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 20 16:20:07 CET 2016

thanks claude, I installed it by "sudo apt-get install gem-plugin-magick",
but it still can't load PNG. Pd says same as before: only "Image loading
support: SGI jpeg". how to solve it?


On Sun, Feb 21, 2016 at 12:05 AM, Claude Heiland-Allen <claude at mathr.co.uk>

> On 20/02/16 14:49, Jonghyun Kim wrote:
>> on ubuntu 14.04 linux, [pix_image] handles only JPEG files. No PNG, No
>> others. How to load PNG or TIFF files? when I make [pix_image], Pd says
>> "Image loading support: SGI jpeg"
>> FYI, on Mac OS X, it handles PNG files, but on linux doesn't. Why
>> linux can't do that?
> Linux can do that, don't worry.  GEM uses a plugin system for image
> loaders/savers - probably GEM is distributed with them split out into
> multiple packages. Try:
> $ aptitude search gem-plugin-
> which lists many available to my Debian system, not all of which I have
> installed.  I think gem-plugin-magick should be enough to load PNG and
> other common formats.
> Claude
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