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Re: Retrieving PNG images from Axis camera/server

Alan Perrott wrote:
> I have a requirement to be able to retrieve snapshot images directly
> from an Axis camera/server in PNG format. I can write a CGI script on
> the camera to retrieve a snapshot in BMP format in response to an HTTP
> request, but I now need to convert this to PNG format on the camera. As
> a Windows developer with little or no Linux experience I am looking for
> the easiest way to do this. Can anyone tell me if there is a BMP->PNG
> conversion utility or graphics library that I can use?

The 'convert' utility (part of ImageMagick) can certainly do what you 
want, but it might be overkill.

Orjan Friberg
Axis Communications