I am adding to an add-on and I am trying to take the image in the active material node, make a backup of the original, and then with two different scripts, resize it, and convert it to JPEG.

Example: In the active object's material, there is a 4k image attached to the diffuse, and a 4k image in the roughness input.

The user can select the diffuse image, click a button to resize it to 2k, then click on roughness image, click a button and resize it to 1024x1024 and then click another button to convert it to JPEG, automatically saving a backup, loading the new version and refreshing all modified images.

I was able to figure out how to resize, save and refresh all those images, but it overwrites the original, uses ops to save and I still don't know how to convert it to jpeg.

image = bpy.context.active_object.active_material.node_tree.nodes.active.image


for image in bpy.data.images:


image.file_format = 'JPEG'
image.filepath_raw = your_new_filepath_here
  • $\begingroup$ This worked, thanks! I was able to use this and then fill in some of the gaps. Still developing it, but this was the biggest missing puzzle piece for me. $\endgroup$ Apr 4 at 17:54

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