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Python Imaging Library

The Python Imaging Library (PIL) adds image processing capabilities to your Python interpreter. This library supports many file formats, and provides powerful image processing and graphics capabilities.

The current stable version is 1.1.7, released in November 2009. The next release will be 1.2, with “early 2011” as the release target.

For more information on PIL, see the PythonWare PIL home page.

Documentation

Python Imaging Library Handbook

Articles

Look for PIL articles in the zone.

Development Releases

To get stable releases, use the links to the right.

You can get the latest published development version via subversion (this is a snapshot, not the development trunk):

$ svn co http://svn.effbot.python-hosting.com/pil/

The current development takes place in the pil-2009-raclette Mercurial repository.

Also see the Imaging, PIL, and pilfonts.zip items on the effbot.org downloads page.

Support

If you need support, see the PIL home page.

Change Notes

Changes in Python Imaging Library 1.1.7
Changes in Python Imaging Library 1.1.6
Changes in Python Imaging Library 1.1.5
Changes in Python Imaging Library 1.1.4
Changes in Python Imaging Library 1.1.3
Changes in Python Imaging Library 1.1.2
Changes in Python Imaging Library 1.1.1