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a utility for optimizing JPEG files

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What is PyJpegOptim?

PyJpegOptim is a utility for optimizing JPEG files. It provides lossless optimization (based on optimizing the Huffman tables) and “lossy” optimization based on setting a maximum quality factor.


You need to install libjpeg first, To install JpegOptim:


apt-get install libjpeg-dev -y


cd /usr/ports/graphics/jpeg
make install clean

To install PyJpegOptim:

pip install pyjpegoptim

How to use it?

Following is a simple example:

# -*- coding: utf8 -*-
from pyjpegoptim import JpegOptim
t = JpegOptim('/tmp/test.jpg', quality=80)'/tmp/test_optim.jpg')

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