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We will be handling images with a python package called the Python Imaging Library (PIL).
Online documentation:

Installing PIL

Mac OSX/Linux

Download the PIL source kit 1.1.7 at

Extract the files:

Install PIL:


Download PIL 1.1.7 for Python 2.7 (Windows only) at
Install PIL by running the .exe file


  • You can also choose to install from source
  • Check the README file in the download if you have further questions.

Using PIL with python

In your python program you can include PIL with:

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