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Python library to detect image type from a few bytes

Project description

whatimage

Python library to detect image type from a few bytes, focussed on webby formats (old and new)

Currently supports:

  • JPEG
  • WEBP
  • GIF
  • PNG
  • HEIC
  • AVIF
  • BMP
  • TIFF
  • PGM/PGM/PPM

Installation

pip install whatimage

Usage

import whatimage

with open('image.jpg', 'rb') as f:
    data = f.read()
fmt = whatimage.identify_image(data)
print(fmt)

'jpeg'

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