Standard Magento GD 2 library doesn’t allow you to freely compress images - you will experience artifacts on pictures and general loss in quality. Our Image Magick extension was aimed to solve this problem. It integrates PHP extension Image Magick to your store, allowing you use it instead of GD 2. Apart from that, our Image Magick extension has the following features.
No one likes distortion and artifacts on images - it spoils general impression and makes a store look disorderly. Unfortunately, with standard Magento library GD 2 there is little possibility to retain original quality when resizing an image. Luckily, our extension replaces this library with PHP extension Image Magick that allows you for compressing pictures with no quality losses.
With the extension you will keep the original resolution of uploaded images. Minimize a picture and then restore its primary size - Image Magick gives you a possibility to do so.
The extension operates with both small images like Thumbnails and pictures of full-size, preserving their original dimensions. No messing up with unintensive resize of an image and then losing the original resolution. Image Magick will retain the primary dimensions.
Image Magick is an extension with easy installation process. All you have to do is to download the zip folder with the extension and then extract all the inner files to your Magento root folder. Then just flush your cache and that is all with installation. Another thing you should keep in mind is that our extension closely interact with PHP extension Image Magick, so you should have it installed and enabled in your store. To get its status, check your php config.
Fine quality of the optimized images is the advantage of Image Magick. After installing the extension our will get your images fully optimized for web. This extension will grant you images of quality comparable with pictures made in Photoshop.
The main point of Image Magick extension is replacing all the GD 2 pictures resizes with PHP ImageMagick ones. It means that right on upload you will get images of their original quality even after resize. So, your images will now present your products to customers at their best without loss in quality.
Our Image Magick extension allows choosing the level of pictures quality. Adjust the visual appearance of product images on your website. Choose a degree of images quality within the limits from 1 to 100 and select the best correlation for your store.
You are free to set one of the two available resize modes: Thumbnail and Adaptive Resize. Consider the option that will better suit your design and implement it to your store - no additional steps required.
When necessary, you can easily enable and disable the extension on backend. Turn it on and off by dealing with only one section in your Admin Panel.
Image Magick - Image Optimization extension closely correlates with PHP extension ImageMagick, so you will enjoy its features with little code manipulation. Our extension integrates Image Magick on your website replacing the original GD 2 library and resizing the existed images. So, if you already have ImageMagick PHP extension, you will be able to freely enjoy its advantages with images managing.
To use the extension, you should at first enable it. Log in your Magento Admin Panel and go to System > Configuration > Neklo > Image Magick. In the tab “General” you will see all the basic configurations of this extension. Set “Yes” in the graph “Enabled” to have Image Magick turned on. Later if you wish you can disable the extension. Don’t forget to Save Config.
Further in the tab you will see the configurations dealing purely with images preferences. In “Resize Mode” choose one of the two possible modes for resizing: Thumbnail or Adaptive Resize. Decide which way will be the most suitable for your website and set it right away. The next option here is the images quality range. Set it from 1 to 100 and check on frontend how you images have been compressed. Find the most suitable option for you.
The process is simple. At first, download the zip folder with the extension and unpack it to your Magento installation root folder. Then flush your cache in System > Cache Management. Now the installation process has ended. If you need any assistance - feel free to contact us.
Note that you must have the installed ImageMagick PHP extension, as our module closely interacts with it.
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