Imaging libraries in active development?

Ritchie Flick xenplex at
Wed Nov 28 17:39:53 CET 2012

This may be of some interest to you:

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 1:30 PM, Alasdair McAndrew <amca01 at> wrote:

> I'm investigating Python for image processing (having used Matlab, then
> Octave for some years).  And I'm spoiled for choice: PIL and its fork
> pillow, scipy.ndimage, scikits-image, mahotas, the Python interface to
> openCV...
> However, PIL doesn't seem to be in active development.  What I want to
> know is - what are the current "standard" libraries for image processing in
> Python which are in active development?
> I have quite a few image processing student notes which I'm thinking of
> converting to Python, but I'd like to use the most up-to-date library.
> Thanks,
> Alasdair
> --

Ritchie Flick
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