[Image-SIG] Error in im.show() - The _imaging C module is notinstalled

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Feb 27 14:02:08 CET 2007

"qi tian" wrote:

> I tried to use the Python Imaging Library, can read in images,
> and print  formats, size, modes. But when I tried to use
> im.show() to display the images, I got the above message.
> So far I have installed Python 2.5 and PIL 1.1.6 on a pc with XP,
> do I need to install other modules?

your installation is broken (which is a bit odd if you used the standard
binary installers).  here's some troubleshooting advice:


(hint: this is the first google hit for the given error message...)


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