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Announcing PIL 1.1.7 alpha 1

Note: PIL 1.1.7 alpha 2 is now available, including Windows builds for a wide range of Python releases.

The first official alpha of PIL 1.1.7 (code name “raclette”) is now available. You can get source archives from:


(use the “download >>” menu in the right corner to get an archive).

For an (incomplete) list of changes, see this page.

You can also check out the alpha using Mercurial:

$ hg clone -r pil-117-20090317 http://hg.effbot.org/pil-2009-raclette/

or Subversion:

$ svn co http://svn.effbot.org/public/tags/pil-1.1.7a1-20090317/

Bugs and other issues can be reported to the image-sig mailing list, or to the issue tracker available via the hg.effbot.org link above.