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Python PIL | getbands() method

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  • Last Updated : 29 Jul, 2019
PIL is the Python Imaging Library which provides the python interpreter with image editing
capabilities. PIL.Image.getbands() method returns a tuple containing the name of each band in the image.For example, getbands on an RGB image returns (“R”, “G”, “B”).
Syntax: PIL.Image.getbands()
Parameters: no arguments
Returns: A tuple containing band names.




# Importing Image module from PIL package 
from PIL import Image
  
# creating a image object
im1 = Image.open(r"C:\Users\sadow984\Desktop\i3.PNG")
  
# get bands of image
im2 = im1.getbands()
  
# print band names.
print(im2)

Output:
(‘R’, ‘G’, ‘B’, ‘A’)

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# Importing Image module from PIL package 
from PIL import Image
  
# creating a image object
im1 = Image.open(r"C:\Users\sadow984\Desktop\r1.PNG")
  
# get bands of image
im2 = im1.getbands()
  
# print band names.
print(im2)

Output:
(‘P’, )

Image used above is:

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