How to install ImageMagick 7 in Ubuntu for Development

In case anyone is devloping in Ubuntu, you can not get the correct version of ImageMagick from an apt repo at the moment.

This means a few integration tests will regularly fail on local.

To get version 7 we have a very simple script you can run which we maintain:

Just download it and execute it.

chmod +x install-imagemagick
sudo ./install-imagemagick

Alternatively, use our docker dev image which solves this problem quite nicely: