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Image Masking

This is a class allows you to apply a mask to an image much like you could do in PhotoShop, Gimp, or any other such image manipulation programme. The mask is converted to grayscale so it's best to use black/white patterns. If the mask is smaller than the image then the mask can be placed in various positions (top left, left, top right, left, centre, right, bottom left, bottom, bottom right) or the mask can be resized to the dimensions of the image.

Requires GD 2.0.1+

Because of the nature of the class, masking large images may take some time. So it's best used on thumbnails and the like.


The main class file.

13.66kb in size
last modified May 6, 2006 at 9:55pm
8618 views, 8337 downloads


An example mask.

7.35kb in size
last modified May 6, 2006 at 9:55pm
7219 views, 7270 downloads


An example mask.

19.78kb in size
last modified May 6, 2006 at 9:55pm
6855 views, 6368 downloads


An example mask.

17.15kb in size
last modified May 6, 2006 at 9:55pm
7070 views, 8938 downloads


A test file.

375b in size
last modified May 6, 2006 at 9:55pm
8157 views, 6882 downloads
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