Code Quality Rank: L2
Programming language: JavaScript
License: MIT License
Tags: Image     Png     Jpeg     Jpg     Scale     Bmp     Crop     Resize     Image Manipulation     Image Processing    
Latest version: v0.16.2

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Jimp JavaScript Image Manipulation Program An image processing library for Node written entirely in JavaScript, with zero native dependencies.

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Notice of potentially breaking change

As of v0.10.4, core-js is no longer included with jimp or its extensions. If you rely on core-js, install it with either yarn add core-js or npm i core-js


Installation: npm install --save jimp

API documentation can be found in the main [jimp package](./packages/jimp)


:hammer: [cli](./packages/cli) - Jimp as a CLI program. Can load and run all plugins

Supported Image Types

  • [bmp](./packages/type-bmp)
  • [gif](./packages/type-gif)
  • [jpeg](./packages/type-jpeg)
  • [png](./packages/type-png)
  • [tiff](./packages/type-tiff)

Image Manipulation Methods (Default Plugins)

  • [blit](./packages/plugin-blit) - Blit an image onto another.
  • [blur](./packages/plugin-blur) - Quickly blur an image.
  • [color](./packages/plugin-color) - Various color manipulation methods.
  • [contain](./packages/plugin-contain) - Contain an image within a height and width.
  • [cover](./packages/plugin-cover) - Scale the image so the given width and height keeping the aspect ratio.
  • [displace](./packages/plugin-displace) - Displaces the image based on a displacement map
  • [dither](./packages/plugin-dither) - Apply a dither effect to an image.
  • [flip](./packages/plugin-flip) - Flip an image along it's x or y axis.
  • [gaussian](./packages/plugin-gaussian) - Hardcore blur.
  • [invert](./packages/plugin-invert) - Invert an images colors
  • [mask](./packages/plugin-mask) - Mask one image with another.
  • [normalize](./packages/plugin-normalize) - Normalize the colors in an image
  • [print](./packages/plugin-print) - Print text onto an image
  • [resize](./packages/plugin-resize) - Resize an image.
  • [rotate](./packages/plugin-rotate) - Rotate an image.
  • [scale](./packages/plugin-scale) - Uniformly scales the image by a factor.

Extra Plugins

  • [circle](./packages/plugin-circle) - Creates a circle out of an image.
  • [shadow](./packages/plugin-shadow) - Creates a shadow on an image.
  • [fisheye](./packages/plugin-fisheye) - Apply a fisheye effect to an image.
  • [threshold](./packages/plugin-threshold) - Lighten an image. Good for scanned drawing and signatures.

:rocket: If you want to add your plugins to this list make a PR! :rocket:

Custom Jimp

If you want to extend jimp or omit types or functions visit [@jimp/custom](./packages/custom).

  • Add file-types or switch encoder/decoders
  • Add add/remove plugins (image manipulation methods)


Basically clone, change, test, push and pull request.

Please read the [CONTRIBUTING documentation](CONTRIBUTING.md).


Jimp is licensed under the MIT license. Open Sans is licensed under the Apache license

Project Using Jimp

:star: nimp - Node based image manipulator. Procedurally create and edit images.

:star: favicons - A Node.js module for generating favicons and their associated files.

:star: node-vibrant - Extract prominent colors from an image.

:star: lqip - Low Quality Image Placeholders (LQIP) Module for Node

:star: webpack-pwa-manifest - A webpack plugin that generates a 'manifest.json' for your Progressive Web Application, with auto icon resizing and fingerprinting support.

:star: wdio-screenshot - A WebdriverIO plugin. Additional commands for taking screenshots with WebdriverIO.

:star: asciify-image - Convert images to ASCII art

:star: node-sprite-generator - Generates image sprites and their spritesheets (css, stylus, sass, scss or less) from sets of images. Supports retina sprites.

:star: merge-img - Merge multiple images into a single image

:star: postcss-resemble-image - Provide a gradient fallback for an image that loosely resembles the original.

:star: differencify - Perceptual diffing tool

:star: gifwrap - A Jimp-compatible library for working with GIFs

:star: replace-color - Replace color with another one pixel by pixel

:star: handwritten.js - Convert typed text to realistic handwriting!

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the jimp README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.