* Closer integration with the `Python Imaging Library`_ (PIL) allowing
more image formats to be loaded and saved.
+* Requires `ctypes 1.0.0 <http://starship.python.net/crew/theller/ctypes/>`_.
+ This is included in Python 2.5, or can be installed as an extension
+* `SDL 1.2.1 <http://www.libsdl.org>`_ or later.
+The following libraries are optional but are required for some of Pygame's
+* `Python Imaging Library (PIL) <http://www.pythonware.com/library/pil>`_
+ is required for some ``pygame.transform`` functions, for saving and
+ loading images other than BMP, and speeds up other image functions.
+* `SDL_image <http://www.libsdl.org/projects/SDL_image>`_ can be used
+ in place of PIL for loading some image types.
+* `SDL_ttf <http://www.libsdl.org/projects/SDL_ttf>`_ is required for all
+ ``pygame.font`` functions.
+* `SDL_mixer <http://www.libsdl.org/projects/SDL_ttf>`_ is required for
+ all ``pygame.mixer`` functions.
+Any of the following array modules can be used for the ``pygame.surfarray``
+and ``pygame.sndarray`` functions, and for speeding up some image
+* `NumPy <http://numpy.scipy.org/>`_ (recommended)
+* `Numeric <http://numpy.scipy.org/>`_
+* `numarray <http://www.stsci.edu/resources/software_hardware/numarray>`_