Imlib2 WebP

A WebP loader for Imlib2. It is distributed under the terms of the Berkeley Software Distribution License.

About WebP

A WebP file consists of VP8 image data, and a container based on RIFF. The standalone libwebp library serves as a reference implementation for the WebP specification and is available at this git repository and as a tarball. Webmasters and web developers can use the WebP image format to create smaller and better looking images that can help make the web faster.

You may find more informations on their official webpage

About Imlib2

Imlib2 is an advanced replacement for libraries like libXpm. Imlib2 provides many more features with much greater flexibility and speed than standard libraries, including font rasterization, rotation, RGBA space rendering and blending, dynamic binary filters, scripting, and more.

You may find more informations on their official webpage


You can pull the code directly from git :

$ git clone git://
$ cd imlib2-webp
$ make
$ sudo make install

Tarballs are also available at
Though you can only get tagged versions from the master branch, which may be older than what you'll have through git.


You can report bugs, send patches and pull request on the github page at
You can also report bugs, send patches and request for new features at my email address .