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Python library to detect image type from a few bytes

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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


pip install whatimage


import whatimage

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


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