How to Compress JPGs Using Python?

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To compress JPEG images using Python, you can use the PIL (Python Imaging Library) library, which provides various image manipulation functions. Here’s an example of how you can compress a JPEG image:

from PIL import Image

def compress_jpeg(input_image_path, output_image_path, quality):
    with as image:, "JPEG", quality=quality)

# Example usage
input_path = "input.jpg"
output_path = "compressed.jpg"
compression_quality = 50  # Adjust the quality value as desired (0-100)

compress_jpeg(input_path, output_path, compression_quality)

In this example, the compress_jpeg() function takes three parameters: the input image path, the output image path, and the compression quality. The input image is opened using from PIL, and then it is saved with the desired compression quality using

You can adjust the compression_quality parameter to a value between 0 and 100, where 0 corresponds to the lowest quality (highest compression) and 100 corresponds to the highest quality (lowest compression).

Make sure you have the PIL library installed. You can install it using pip:

pip install pillow

By using the PIL library, you can easily compress JPEG images by specifying the desired compression quality.

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