Create Numpy dataset from images

If you have images and you want convert it to numpy, follow the below steps
Firstly, you need to install Tensorflow
$ pip install tensorflow
After that, run the below code which takes the image directory as input i.e in (.jpg, .png, .tiff) format and convert it to the NumPy format i.e (.npz)
  • Change the image_dataset_dir path with yours and run the following snippets
import numpy as np
import os
from tensorflow.keras.preprocessing.image import img_to_array, load_img
import pandas as pd
image_dataset_dir = "datasets/cifar-10/images"
new_dataset_folder = "datasets/cifar-10_new/"
dataset = {
"image" :[],
"label" : []
for label in os.listdir(image_dataset_dir):
images_dir= image_dataset_dir + "/" + label
if not os.path.isdir(images_dir):
for image_file in os.listdir(images_dir):
if not image_file.endswith(".jpg", ".png",".tiff"):
img = load_img(os.path.join(image_dataset_dir, label, image_file))
x = img_to_array(img)
rel_path = label + "/" + os.path.splitext(image_file)[0] + '.npz'
os.makedirs(new_dataset_folder + "/" + label, exist_ok=True)
npz_file = os.path.join(new_dataset_folder, rel_path)
np.savez(npz_file, x)
df = pd.DataFrame(dataset)
df.to_csv(os.path.join(new_dataset_folder, "train.csv"), index=False)
print('Dataset converted to npz and saved here at %s '%new_dataset_folder)
You have successfully converted your image dataset into NumPy format