[cairo] cairocffi and GDK-PixBuf for decoding JPEG and other image formats

Dominic Lachowicz domlachowicz at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 06:33:44 PST 2013

Hi Simon,

FYI - GdkPixbuf has an equivalent function (set_source_pixbuf) that
can do this too.



On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 9:30 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin at exyr.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> A long-standing feature request on cairo has been the ability to decode JPEG
> and other image formats, just like cairo_image_surface_create_from_png()
> does for PNG.
> The response has been that this does not belong in cairo itself.
> GDK-PixBuf can load many image formats, but uses a different internal format
> for pixel data. I just added some integration code in cairocffi, to wrap
> GDK-PixBuf and do the pixel conversion:
> http://pythonhosted.org/cairocffi/pixbuf.html
> (cairocffi is a drop-in alternative to pycairo.)
> Happy image decoding!
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