cairocffi is a CFFI-based drop-in replacement for Pycairo, a set of Python bindings and object-oriented API for cairo. Cairo is a 2D vector graphics library with support for multiple backends including image buffers, PNG, PostScript, PDF, and SVG file output.

Additionally, the cairocffi.pixbuf module uses GDK-PixBuf to decode various image formats for use in cairo.