[Tkinter-discuss] Using PIL with Tkimg

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Jan 7 13:42:11 CET 2007

Michael Lange wrote:

> I want to display different image formats in a Tkinter.Canvas and be
> able to scale the images to a requested size. I noticed that some images
> look better when using Tkimg than with PIL, which just seems to
> do an on-the-fly conversion into GIF (is this correct?)


> which sometimes results in a significant loss of quality.

are you perhaps using nearest-neighbour filtering?  try using BILINEAR 
(or, if you have the CPU, ANTIALIAS) instead.


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