[Image-SIG] Mac support for PIL

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Fri May 7 17:09:24 CEST 2010

Do you have the necessary support libraries on your machine?  (see the
README file).

There are prebuilt versions out there too; maybe some Mac hackers can
chime in and point you to the latest and greatest.


On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 10:42 PM, Paul Ross <paul at paulross.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi there and I'm sorry to bother you but...
> I know that PIL is Windows-centric but is there any chance that it will support Snow Leopard on Apple Mac some time soon?
> I have been trying to build PIL from source on Snow Leopard without success as it appears to only support PNG and not other image formats such as JPEG.
> I have googled for the answer for a couple of hours now and tried many ad-hoc things (deleting PIL, installing libjpeg etc. etc.) but I always just get "IOError: decoder jpeg not available" whenever I try and manipulate JPEG images
> Many thanks if you can help me hack PIL to build on a Mac!
> Paul.
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