ANN: PIL 1.1.6 final (december 3, 2006)

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Mon Dec 4 20:22:46 CET 2006

The Python Imaging Library (PIL) adds image processing capabilities to
your Python interpreter. This library supports many file formats, and
provides powerful image processing and graphics capabilities,
including display support for Windows and Tkinter.

The new 1.1.6 release provides, among other things:

- a new ImageQt module for image display support for PyQt4
- numerous improvements to the TrueType renderer, including proper
  (and crash-free) handling of fonts with negative bearings, and support
  for kerning.
- a new ImageMath module for applying arbitrary expressions to images
- faster pixel access via separate "access" objects

and many more tweaks and enhancements. For a complete list, see:

You can get PIL 1.1.6 source code and binaries from:

PIL 1.1.6 supports all Python versions from 1.5.2 and onwards, up to
and including Python 2.5.  However, development of the 1.1.X line will
now switch to maintenance mode, and future main releases will most
likely require Python 2.3 or later.

enjoy! /F

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