[Image-SIG] Using GIMP filters within a Python script

Frédéric frederic.mantegazza at gbiloba.org
Sat Nov 29 08:51:38 CET 2008

On jeudi 27 novembre 2008, Roy H. Han wrote:

> Is there a way to access the filters available in GIMP to process images
> within Python?
> I see that there is a way to write Python-based plugins for GIMP, but I
> would like to call GIMP filters from Python.
> Maybe this is a naive question.
> I also see that there is an ImageFilter class in PIL, but GIMP has so
> many filters already written that I wondered whether I could use GIMP's
> filters right away.

Why not using the new GEGL lib, which Gimp will now use? There are already 
python binding, and GEGL already has some basic filtering features:




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