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Python PIL | copy() method

Last Updated : 25 Jun, 2019
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PIL is the Python Imaging Library which provides the python interpreter with image editing capabilities. PIL.Image.copy() method copies the image to another image object, this method is useful when we need to copy the image but also retain the original.

Syntax:Image.copy()

Parameters: no arguments

Returns:An image object




# Importing Image module from PIL package
from PIL import Image
  
# creating a image object
im1 = Image.open(r"C:\Users\sadow984\Desktop\i3.PNG")
  
# copying image to another image object
im2 = im1.copy()
  
# shows the copied image
im2.show()


Output:




# Importing Image module from PIL package
from PIL import Image
  
# creating a image object
im1 = Image.open(r"C:\Users\sadow984\Desktop\i3.PNG")
  
# copying image to another image object
im2 = im1.copy()
  
# shows the original image
im1.show()


Output:


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