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.vscode Fixed module setup and external usage Jun 20, 2019
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Test Image Emoji'd Image

emojimage is a Python program to convert an image into a collage of emojis.


From the Command Line

  1. Run python install
  2. Run the program with your desired arguments
    1. Use python -m emojimage <input> <output> to run anywhere
    2. Use emojimage <input> <output> if Python scripts are on your path

As a Python library

  1. Install the module using python install
  2. Import the module using import emojimage
  3. Call create_collage() with the required arguments

Browsing the documentation

Use the command python -m pydoc -b to run an interactive server and browse documentation for the program. All public functions are fully documented.


Where are the emojis from?

The emojis are from JoyPixels.

What version of Python do I need?

Any version of Python over 3.7.0 should work

Are any external libraries required?

The external libraries are available in the or requirements.txt


  1. Speed up the program, moderate size images can take 5+ minutes to process, dependent on emoji size.


Copyright (C) 2019 Harry Peach

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program (LICENSE). If not, see

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