Wolfram Language & System 10.3 (2015)|Legacy Documentation

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Creating & Importing Images

Images from a variety of sources such as data, files, or cameras are easily accessible through powerful capabilities built into the Wolfram Language, which can be used both interactively and through programs.


Import Images

Copy, Drag/Drop copy and paste an image directly into a notebook

Import programmatically import any standard format (TIFF, PNG, JPEG, DICOM, ...)

Thumbnail import a thumbnail of an image file or URL

Create Images

Image, Image3D create an image from an array of data

Rasterize convert expressions, notebooks, or any object to raster form

Built-in Data & Connected Services »

ExampleData access to sample 2D and 3D images

SocialMediaData get images fom social sites (, )

Entity  ▪  EntityValue  ▪  EntityProperties  ▪  ...

Parametric Image Generation

ConstantImage create an image of constant value or color

LinearGradientImage  ▪  RadialGradientImage

RandomImage create an image from a symbolic distribution

BarcodeImage create a one- or two-dimensional barcode image

Live Capture »

CurrentImage capture an image or video in real time from a camera or other device

ImageCapture open a graphical user interface for capturing images

$ImagingDevices  ▪  $DefaultImagingDevice  ▪  FindDevices  ▪  DeviceRead  ▪  ...

Real-Time Image Processing

Dynamic  ▪  Manipulate