[Image-SIG] 64bit windows OS

Elias Fotinis 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:
    MD5: ac8f1d861af3f7b57466d882aad38a9f

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