Image Editing

Converting MP4 to Animated GIFs with Python

Python can be used to read in the common MP4 video format and convert it to an animated GIF. Of course, you can use a pre-built piece of software if you’d rather, but it’s fun (and a good learning experience) to do it yourself. In this tutorial, you will learn the following: How to extract …

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Converting an Image to ASCII with Python

There are lots of fun Python snippets out there that you can use to convert your photos into ASCII art. Anthony Shaw, an author, and contributor at Real Python, has his own snippet on GitHub. Most of these small programs use the Pillow package. These programs work best with simple images, especially ones that don’t …

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