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Python PIL | Image.crop() method
  • Last Updated : 18 Jun, 2019

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:




# Improting 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 orginal 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 orginal image)
im1 = im.crop((left, top, right, bottom))
  
# Shows the image in image viewer
im1.show()

Original Image

Output:

 
Code #2:




# Improting 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 orginal image)
im1 = im.crop((left, top, right, bottom))
  
# Shows the image in image viewer
im1.show()

Original Image:

Output:

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