Cropping (lossless) JPEGs with CropGUI. Simplicity Itself

Posted by scrubs on Aug 1, 2012 10:52 PM EDT
Free Software Magazine; By Gary Richmond
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The most used graphic program in the free software jungle is Gimp. It is a hugely powerful piece of software, but when all you want to do is to crop a JPEG image without any loss of quality, it's positive overkill: that's when you need CropGUI. As the name suggests, CropGUI is a graphical front end for cropping images, written in Python. That's it. That's all it does. No bloat, no dense feature set. One piece of software, one function. It's not in the repositories or available as a third-party binary but installing it from the compressed tarball is, like CropGUI itself, simple.

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