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How to get access to the pixels of the image using QImage?

  • I want to use Gaussian Blur filter. I wrote my 2D kernel, but to finish blurring I need to get access to pixels and change data in them. Am I able to use some operations like these within Qt library? :

    QImage image("whatever.png");
    for(int x(0); x < image.width(); x++)
        for(int y (0); y < image.height(); y++)
            image[x][y] *= convKernel[x-1][y] + convKernel[x+1][y+1] ... etc;

    Or I will need to use external libraries? In the documentation I've only found that I can change RGB of pixels and no more. How do you handle pixels in your apps?

  • the QImage class has a pixel(x,y) and setPixel(x,y,value) methods
    you can also use QImage::bits()

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