Installing Python Imaging Library ( PIL )

Django Image Field Requires PIL support.

If you find this error ”
“image”: To use ImageFields, you need to install the Python Imaging Library. Get it at

Use the below fixes sequentially. Fixes are for Ubuntu/Unix Only.

sudo apt-get install python-imaging

sudo apt-get install python-dev
pip install PIL

** Don’t Use sudo if you are in a virtual environment.
** If PIL is already installed then upgrade it using

pip install -U PIL