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Python PIL | Image.crop() method

  • Difficulty Level : Medium
  • Last Updated : 17 Jun, 2021

PIL is the Python Imaging Library which provides the python interpreter with image editing capabilities. PIL.Image.crop() method is used to crop a rectangular portion of any image.
 

Syntax: PIL.Image.crop(box = None)
Parameters: 
box – a 4-tuple defining the left, upper, right, and lower pixel coordinate.
Return type: Image (Returns a rectangular region as (left, upper, right, lower)-tuple).
Return: An Image object. 
 

Code #1: 
 

Python3




# Importing Image class from PIL module
from PIL import Image
 
# Opens a image in RGB mode
im = Image.open(r"C:\Users\Admin\Pictures\geeks.png")
 
# Size of the image in pixels (size of original image)
# (This is not mandatory)
width, height = im.size
 
# Setting the points for cropped image
left = 5
top = height / 4
right = 164
bottom = 3 * height / 4
 
# Cropped image of above dimension
# (It will not change original image)
im1 = im.crop((left, top, right, bottom))
 
# Shows the image in image viewer
im1.show()

Original Image 
 

Output: 
 

  
Code #2: 
 

Python3




# Importing Image class from PIL module
from PIL import Image
 
# Opens a image in RGB mode
im = Image.open(r"C:\Users\Admin\Pictures\network.png")
 
# Setting the points for cropped image
left = 155
top = 65
right = 360
bottom = 270
 
# Cropped image of above dimension
# (It will not change original image)
im1 = im.crop((left, top, right, bottom))
 
# Shows the image in image viewer
im1.show()

Original Image: 
 

Output: 
 

 


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