PHP | imagecreatefromxpm() Function

The imagecreatefromxpm() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to create a new image from XPM file or URL. XPM (X PixMap) is an image file format used by the X Window System. This loaded image can be further worked upon in the program. This function is usually used when you want to edit your images after loading them from an XPM file. An image can be converted into XPM using various online converters.

Syntax:

resource imagecreatefromxpm( string $filename )

Parameters: This function accepts a single parameter $filename which holds the name of image.

Return Value: This function returns an image resource identifier on success, FALSE on errors.

Below examples illustrate the imagecreatefromxpm() function in PHP:



Example 1: Viewing XPM after converting to PNG.

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<?php
  
// Load an XPM image from local folder
// You can convert any image to XPM using
// Online convertors
$im = imagecreatefromxpm('./geeksforgeeks.xpm');
  
// Output the image by converting it into PNG
header('Content-type: image/png');
imagepng($im);
imagedestroy($im);
?>

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Example 2: Editing the XPM image.

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<?php
  
// Load an XPM image from local folder
// You can convert any image to XPM using
// online convertors
$im = imagecreatefromxpm('./geeksforgeeks.xpm');
  
// Apply Green colorise filter
imagefilter($im, IMG_FILTER_COLORIZE, 0, 200, 0);
  
// Output the image by converting it into PNG
header('Content-type: image/png');
imagepng($im);
imagedestroy($im);
?>

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Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/function.imagecreatefromxpm.php

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