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imaugtools contains tools used for image augmentation: translate, rotate, crop. This library is for you if you do NOT want to stretch or skew, or pad pixels when doing any of these operations.

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imaugtools contains tools used for image augmentation: translate, rotate, crop. This library is for you if you do NOT want to stretch or skew, or pad pixels that would make your images look strange when doing any of these operations.


To install imaugtools, simply run in your terminal

pip install imaugtools


Example image



from imaugtools import translate_image
my_image_translated = translate_image(my_image, 0.1, 0.2)
my_image_translated_uncropped = translate_image(my_image, 0.1, 0.2, crop=False)
imshow(my_image_translated, my_image_translated_uncropped, mode='BGR')

imshow function used here is to simply display the images, you can use it from imshowtools library.

With and without crop:



from imaugtools import rotate_image
my_image_rotated = rotate_image(my_image, 30) # angle in degrees
my_image_rotated_uncropped = rotate_image(my_image, 30, crop=False)
imshow(my_image_rotated, my_image_rotated_uncropped, mode='BGR')

With and without crop:



from imaugtools import center_crop, crop_around_center
my_image_center_cropped = center_crop(my_image, (150, 200))
my_image_cropped_around_center = crop_around_center(my_image, (150, 200))
imshow(my_image_center_cropped, my_image_cropped_around_center, mode='BGR')

Aspect ratio preserving center crop and crop around center:


print(my_image_center_cropped.shape, my_image_cropped_around_center.shape)
# Output: (150, 200, 3) (150, 200, 3)

Advanced Usage

Strided Translation

Strided translation is one of the powerful image augmentation techniques used in training neural networks.

tx_max = 1 and ty_max = 1 is equivalent to a stride of 1 in both directions. After you specify tx_max, you can specify tx (translation in x-axis) from -tx_max to +tx_max. The same applies to ty and ty_max.

my_images_translated = []
for j in range(-1, 2):
    for i in range(-1, 2):
        my_images_translated.append(translate_image(my_image, i, j, tx_max=1, ty_max=1))
imshow(*my_images_translated, mode='BGR')


tx_max = 0.5 and ty_max = 0.5 is equivalent to a stride of 0.5 in both directions

my_images_translated = []
for j in range(-2, 3):
    for i in range(-2, 3):
        my_images_translated.append(translate_image(my_image, i/4, j/4, tx_max=0.5, ty_max=0.5))
imshow(*my_images_translated, mode='BGR')



Pull requests are very welcome.

  1. Fork the repo
  2. Create new branch with feature name as branch name
  3. Check if things work with a jupyter notebook
  4. Raise a pull request


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