Wand Changelog

0.5 series

Version 0.5.8

Unreleased

  • Check WAND_MAGICK_LIBRARY_SUFFIX for additional library suffixes. [#436]
  • Fixed MagickCompareImagesLayers() loading for ImageMagick-6 [#439]

Version 0.5.7

Released on September 3rd, 2019.

Version 0.5.6

Released on August 2nd, 2019.

Version 0.5.4

Released on May 25th, 2019.

Version 0.5.3

Released on April 20, 2019.

Special thanks to Fred Weinhaus for helping test this release.

Version 0.5.2

Released on March 24, 2019.

Version 0.5.1

Released on February 15, 2019.

Version 0.5.0

Released on January 1, 2019.

0.4 series

Version 0.4.5

Released on November 12, 2018.

  • Improve library searching when MAGICK_HOME environment variable is set. [#320 by Chase Anderson]
  • Fixed misleading TypeError: object of type ‘NoneType’ has no len() during destroy routines. [#346 by Carey Metcalfe]
  • Added Image.blur() method (MagickBlurImage()). [#311 by Alexander Karpinsky]
  • Added Image.extent() method (MagickExtentImage()). [#233 by Jae-Myoung Yu]
  • Added Image.resample() method (MagickResampleImage()). [#244 by Zio Tibia]

Version 0.4.4

Released on October 22, 2016.

Version 0.4.3

Released on June 1, 2016.

Version 0.4.2

Released on November 30, 2015.

  • Fixed ImportError on MSYS2. [#257 by Eon Jeong]
  • Added Image.quantize() method (MagickQuantizeImage()). [#152 by Kang Hyojun, #262 by Jeong YunWon]
  • Added Image.transform_colorspace() quantize (MagickTransformImageColorspace()). [#152 by Adrian Jung, #262 by Jeong YunWon]
  • Now ImageMagick DLL can be loaded on Windows even if its location is stored in the resitry. [#261 by Roeland Schoukens]
  • Added depth parameter to Image constructor. The depth, width and height parameters can be used with the filename, file and blob parameters to load raw pixel data. [#261 by Roeland Schoukens]

Version 0.4.1

Released on August 3, 2015.

Version 0.4.0

Released on February 20, 2015.

See also

What’s new in Wand 0.4?
This guide introduces what’s new in Wand 0.4.

0.3 series

Version 0.3.9

Released on December 20, 2014.

  • Added 'pdf:use-cropbox' option to Image.options dictionary (and OPTIONS constant). [#185 by Christoph Neuroth]
  • Fixed a bug that exception message was bytes instead of str on Python 3.
  • The size parameter of Font class becomes optional. Its default value is 0, which means autosized. [#191 by Cha, Hojeong]
  • Fixed a bug that Image.read() had tried using MagickReadImageFile() even when the given file object has no mode attribute. [#205 by Stephen J. Fuhry]

Version 0.3.8

Released on August 3, 2014.

  • Fixed a bug that transparent background becomes filled with white when SVG is converted to other bitmap image format like PNG. [#184]
  • Added Image.negate() method. [#174 by Park Joon-Kyu]
  • Fixed a segmentation fault on Image.modulate() method. [#173 by Ted Fung, #158]
  • Added suggestion to install freetype also if Homebrew is used. [#141]
  • Now image/x-gif also is determined as animation. [#181 by Juan-Pablo Scaletti]

Version 0.3.7

Released on March 25, 2014.

  • A hotfix of debug prints made at 0.3.6.

Version 0.3.6

Released on March 23, 2014.

Version 0.3.5

Released on September 13, 2013.

Version 0.3.4

Released on September 9, 2013.

  • Added Image.modulate() method. [#134 by Dan P. Smith]
  • Added Image.colorspace property. [#135 by Volodymyr Kuznetsov]
  • Added Image.unsharp_mask() method. [#136 by Volodymyr Kuznetsov]
  • Added 'jpeg:sampling-factor' option to Image.options dictionary (and OPTIONS constant). [#137 by Volodymyr Kuznetsov]
  • Fixed ImageMagick shared library resolution on Arch Linux. [#139, #140 by Sergey Tereschenko]
  • Added Image.sample() method. [#142 by Michael Allen]
  • Fixed a bug that Image.save() preserves only one frame of the given animation when file-like object is passed. [#143, #145 by Michael Allen]
  • Fixed searching of ImageMagick shared library with HDR support enabled. [#148, #149 by Lipin Dmitriy]

Version 0.3.3

Released on August 4, 2013. It’s author’s birthday.

Version 0.3.2

Released on July 11, 2013.

  • Fixed incorrect encoding of filenames. [#122]
  • Fixed key type of Image.metadata dictionary to str from bytes in Python 3.
  • Fixed CentOS compatibility [#116, #124 by Pierre Vanliefland]
    • Made DrawSetTextInterlineSpacing() and DrawGetTextInterlineSpacing() optional.
    • Added exception in drawing API when trying to use DrawSetTextInterlineSpacing() and DrawGetTextInterlineSpacing() functions when they are not available.
    • Added WandLibraryVersionError class for library versions issues.

Version 0.3.1

Released on June 23, 2013.

  • Fixed ImportError on Windows.

Version 0.3.0

Released on June 17, 2013.

See also

What’s new in Wand 0.3?
This guide introduces what’s new in Wand 0.3.

0.2 series

Version 0.2.4

Released on May 28, 2013.

  • Fix NameError in Resource.resource setter. [#89 forwareded from Debian bug report #699064 by Jakub Wilk]
  • Fix the problem of library loading for Mac with Homebrew and Arch Linux. [#102 by Roel Gerrits, #44]

Version 0.2.3

Released on January 25, 2013.

Version 0.2.2

Released on September 24, 2012.

  • A compatibility fix for FreeBSD. [Patch by Olivier Duchateau]
  • Now Image can be instantiated without any opening. Instead, it can take width/height and background. [#53 by Michael Elovskikh]
  • Added Image.transform() method which is a convenience method accepting geometry strings to perform cropping and resizing. [#50 by Mitch Lindgren]
  • Added Image.units property. [#45 by Piotr Florczyk]
  • Now Image.resize() method raises a proper error when it fails for any reason. [#41 by Piotr Florczyk]
  • Added Image.type property. [#33 by Yauhen Yakimovich, #42 by Piotr Florczyk]

Version 0.2.1

Released on August 19, 2012. Beta version.

Version 0.2.0

Released on June 20, 2012. Alpha version.

0.1 series

Version 0.1.10

Released on May 8, 2012. Still alpha version.

  • So many Windows compatibility issues are fixed. [#14 by John Simon]
  • Added wand.api.libmagick.
  • Fixed a bug that raises AttributeError when it’s trying to warn. [#16 by Tim Dettrick]
  • Now it throws ImportError instead of AttributeError when the shared library fails to load. [#17 by Kieran Spear]
  • Fixed the example usage on index page of the documentation. [#18 by Jeremy Axmacher]

Version 0.1.9

Released on December 23, 2011. Still alpha version.

Version 0.1.8

Released on December 2, 2011. Still alpha version.

Version 0.1.7

Released on November 10, 2011. Still alpha version.

Version 0.1.6

Released on October 31, 2011. Still alpha version.

  • Removed a side effect of Image.make_blob() method that changes the image format silently.
  • Added Image.format property.
  • Added Image.convert() method.
  • Fixed a bug about Python 2.6 compatibility.
  • Use the internal representation of PixelWand instead of the string representaion for Color type.

Version 0.1.5

Released on October 28, 2011. Slightly mature alpha version.

  • Now Image can read Python file objects by file keyword argument.
  • Now Image.save() method can write into Python file objects by file keyword argument.
  • Image.make_blob()’s format argument becomes omittable.

Version 0.1.4

Released on October 27, 2011. Hotfix of the malformed Python package.

Version 0.1.3

Released on October 27, 2011. Slightly mature alpha version.

  • Pixel getter for Image.
  • Row getter for Image.
  • Mac compatibility.
  • Windows compatibility.
  • 64-bit processor compatibility.

Version 0.1.2

Released on October 16, 2011. Still alpha version.

Version 0.1.1

Released on October 4, 2011. Still alpha version.

Version 0.1.0

Released on October 1, 2011. Very alpha version.