Python Imaging Library/File IO

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File operations in PIL are very simple, and reflect normal Python methods.

open[edit]

import Image

img = Image.open(filepath)

load[edit]

from PIL import Image

img = Image.open("path/to/image.ext")
pixels = img.load() # Load the pixels of the image into a matrix

show[edit]

Displays a copy of the specified image in a window.

from PIL import Image

img = Image.open("path/to/image.ext")

img.show() # Shows the image in a new window

save[edit]

import Image

img = Image.open(filepath)
img.save("example.png")

#img.save(outfile, options...)
#img.save(outfile, format, options...)