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overlay jpeg with text

Sari Norcross

Joined: Sep 06, 2001
Posts: 1
I need to overlay text onto a jpeg file then save the combined effect into one jpeg file. Can this be done with Image and Graphics classes? I am not having much luck.
Karen Parker

Joined: May 16, 2001
Posts: 15
You might want to check out the Java Jpeg Encoder at:
Once you've got a Graphics object or Image with the desired graphics and text, you can use the JpegEncoder to write it to a Jpeg. There are also Gif encoders available (see, although technically you need a license from Unisys if you plan on using the gif encoding algorithm in your program.
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