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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 have ever worried or wondered about the future of PIL, please stop. We're here to save the day.


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


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


Discussion occurs on GitHub, Stack Overflow and IRC. IRC conversations are logged here.