Creating image borders with ImageMagick convert

The command is:

convert -border 2x2 old.jpg new.jpg

This creates a new image (new.jpg) with a 2 pixel border from the image old.jpg.

To set the bordercolor to red, use this command:

convert -border 2x2 -bordercolor "#FF0000" old.jpg new.jpg

Till Brehm

About Till Brehm

Over 20 years experience as Software Developer and Linux System Administrator. Till Brehm is the founder and lead developer of the ISPConfig Hosting Control Panel software (since 2000) and he founded HowtoForge in 2005 as a place to share Linux knowledge with other Linux enthusiasts.

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