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PHP | Imagick writeImagesFile() Function

  • Last Updated : 19 Dec, 2019

The Imagick::writeImagesFile() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to writes all image frames into an open filehandle. This method can be used to write animated gifs or other multi-frame images into open filehandle.

Syntax:

bool Imagick::writeImagesFile( resource $filehandle, string $format )

Parameters: This function accepts two parameters as mentioned above and described below:

  • $filehandle: It specifies the filehandle where to write images.
  • $format (Optional): It specifies the format of image. It is the default to the image format provided in the file handle.

Return Value: This function returns TRUE on success.

Exceptions: This function throws ImagickException on error.



Below programs illustrate the Imagick::writeImagesFile() function in PHP:

Program 1:




<?php 
  
// Create a new imagick object 
$imagickAnimation = new Imagick(
  
// Create a file handle
$myfile = 'writeimagesfile.gif';
$handle = fopen($myfile, 'w+'); 
    
// Write image to filehandle
$imagickAnimation->writeImagesFile($handle); 
  
// Get image from filehandle
$newImage = new Imagick();
$newImage->readImageFile($handle);
header("Content-Type: image/gif");
echo $newImage->getImagesBlob();
?>

Output:

Program 2:




<?php 
  
// Create a new imagick object 
$imagickAnimation = new Imagick(
  
// Create a file handle
$myfile = 'writeimagesfile2';
$handle = fopen($myfile, 'w+'); 
    
// Write image to filehandle with gif format
$imagickAnimation->writeImagesFile($handle, 'gif'); 
  
// Get image from filehandle
$newImage = new Imagick();
$newImage->readImageFile($handle);
header("Content-Type: image/gif");
echo $newImage->getImagesBlob();
?>

Output:

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/imagick.writeimagesfile.php




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