Where to find or add images, sounds, etc.?
Des last edited by
e.g. Cascade.py refers to images "Green_Apple" and sounds like "Coin_3". and Where are these located? Where will I find a list of all available images and sounds? And what is the recommended way & location to add my own images or sounds?
dgelessus last edited by
This thread may be helpful: http://omz-forums.appspot.com/pythonista/post/5910564375101440
kaelin last edited by
The referenced thread doesn't explain where / how to add your own images and sounds... I've come looking for the same thing. Do they simply go in the Documents folder on iOS 8? What image format is preferred?
ccc last edited by
warp_speed.pyexample at http://omz-forums.appspot.com/pythonista/post/5782227161972736 shows how to pull .mp3 and .caf sounds directly off the web but you can also read them from the local directory. For a more complicated example see
You can also look at the Sounds and Graphics directories of https://github.com/Pythonista-Tools/Pythonista-Tools photo_text.py shows how you can read in any image from the iOS Camera Roll.
JonB last edited by
You can place them wherever you want, but a few of the functions seem to work best with absolute paths, so use
I'm not sure if there is an official list of supported file types. For sounds, various favors of wav, mp3, and caf are known to work. One would imagine AAC, and other appleish formats might work.
For images, I think you can use whatever PIL supports.... Png, jpg, for sure, probably gif, bmp, etc.
Depending on what you are doing, you may require special handling, see for example