dask_image.imread package

dask_image.imread package

dask_image.imread.imread(fname, nframes=1, *, arraytype='numpy')[source]

Read image data into a Dask Array.

Provides a simple, fast mechanism to ingest image data into a Dask Array.

  • fname (str or pathlib.Path) – A glob like string that may match one or multiple filenames. Where multiple filenames match, they are sorted using natural (as opposed to alphabetical) sort.

  • nframes (int, optional) – Number of the frames to include in each chunk (default: 1).

  • arraytype (str, optional) – Array type for dask chunks. Available options: “numpy”, “cupy”.


array – A Dask Array representing the contents of all image files.

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