[Image-SIG] 64bit windows OS
efotinis at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 15 14:06:20 CEST 2009
From: Bill Mummert
> I am trying to install PIL 1.1.6 on a machine running a Windows Vista
> 64bit OS with Python 2.6 installed. I tried the windows installer, but it
> fails to detect my Python installation. Python is registered with the OS.
> I checked the registry using regedit. I was able to install another Python
> module py2exe using an installer they provide. I was just wondering if
> their was a 64 bit installer I missed or a simple work around to make PIL
> happen on this OS. Thanks!
Last time I checked, there were no x64 binaries available, so I compiled PIL
from source. I've been using it for some time now and it seems to work OK. I
only added FreeType support just now and haven't tested it much, but
TrueType fonts are rendered just fine in my tests.
It's here if you want it:
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