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The friendly PIL fork

Random psychedelic art made with Pillow
Random psychedelic art made with PIL


This is the home of Pillow, the friendly PIL fork. PIL is the Python Imaging Library. If you've ever worried or wondered about the future of PIL, please stop! We are here to save the day.


Our code is hosted on GitHub, tested on Travis CI and Landscape, and released on PyPI.


Our documentation is hosted on and includes installation instructions, guides, API reference, release notes and more.


Discussion occurs in GitHub Issues, on the mailing list and on IRC. IRC conversations are logged here.