Linux: How to Convert WEBP to JPG

By Xah Lee. Date: .

To convert webp to jpg format:

Install Webp Tools

# install webp
sudo apt-get install webp

(Ubuntu version 16)

After that, you'll have the following command line tools:

cwebp
WebP encoder tool
dwebp
WebP decoder tool
vwebp
WebP file viewer
webpmux
WebP muxing tool
gif2webp
Tool for converting GIF images to WebP

Convert From WebP to JPG

# convert from webp to png
dwebp mycat.webp -o mycat.png

The dwebp tool can convert webp image to a non-lossy format such as png. After you got png, you can use other tool to convert it to jpg. Such as imagemagic. [see ImageMagick Tutorial]

Convert from JPG to WebP

# convert from jpg to webp
cwebp filename -o filename

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