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Today I have produced the first install packages for Windows which
support multi-core systems via OpenMP. These are built using Visual
Studio Professional 2008. I need some volunteers to download and test
these snapshot versions to make sure that they are working properly.
Please report if the executable refuses to run on your system. Also
report if everything works great. Positive feedback will hasten an
Here are the URLs:
The speedup that I observe on an Intel Core 2 Duo system I have here
is summarized at:
The number of threads that the programs use is controlled via the
OMP_NUM_THREADS environment variable. It appears that the default is
the number of cores available. In Windows command shell this may be
set temporarily for testing like
As a reminder, GraphicsMagick includes its own benchmark facility so
you can do something like
gm benchmark -duration 5 convert ...
to see how many times the convert command you specify will execute in
GraphicsMagick Maintainer, http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/