[Haskell-cafe] Haskell image libraries

Colin Paul Adams colin at colina.demon.co.uk
Sun Nov 8 09:40:39 EST 2009

>>>>> "Max" == Max Rabkin <max.rabkin at gmail.com> writes:

    Max> Haskellers, To add image support to fdo-notify, I need an
    Max> image type. Looking through Hackage, I didn't find any image
    Max> library with the following features: * Load from a variety of
    Max> formats (at least PNG and JPG, I'd say) * Efficient per-pixel
    Max> access, or a way to dump the image into a ByteString as a
    Max> bitmap (I need to serialise them into the protocol's bitmap
    Max> format) Preferably, it should be possible to construct images
    Max> programmatically too.

    Max> Is there really no such library? It would be nice to have
    Max> something like a Haskell equivalent of the Python Imaging
    Max> Library, which is the de facto standard image library in
    Max> Python and supports just about every type of operation on
    Max> images you could ask for.

I've found nothing either, having searched recently.
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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