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simple and fast JPEG thumbnail reader

Project Description

simple and fast JPEG thumbnail reader


  • Python Imaging Library


  • supports EXIF thumbnail
  • supports Adobe Photoshop thumbnail
  • import a partial JPEG data

An example

from cStringIO import StringIO
import Image
import JpegThumbnail

    thumbnail = or filename)
except JpegThumbnail.error:
    "parse error"
except IOError:
    "open or read error"
    im =


  • In most case, JPEG thumbnail size is about 100 pixel.
  • In most case, thumbnail is found in early 10KiB of file data. In bad case, it’s found in ealry 100KiB.


  • first release
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