ZLPhotoBrowser 4.5.2

ZLPhotoBrowser 4.5.2

LangLanguage Obj-CObjective C
License MIT
ReleasedLast Release Apr 2024

Maintained by longitachi.

Version Carthage compatible SPM supported License Platform Language Usage


English | 简体中文

ZLPhotoBrowser is a Wechat-like image picker. Support select normal photos, videos, gif and livePhoto. Support edit image and crop video.


Detailed usage of Swift and OC, please refer to Wiki.

If you only want to use the image edit feature, please move to ZLImageEditor.


  • Portrait and landscape.
  • Two framework style.
  • Preview selection (Support drag and drop).
  • Library selection (Support sliding selection).
  • Image/Gif/LivePhoto/Video.
  • Customize the maximum number of previews or selection, the maximum and minimum optional duration of the video.
  • Customize the number of columns displayed in each row.
  • Image editor (Draw/Crop/Image sticker/Text sticker/Mosaic/Filter/Adjust(Brightness, Contrast and Saturation)), (Draw color can be customized; Crop ratio can be customized; Filter effect can be customized; You can choose the editing tool you want).
  • Video editor.
  • Custom camera.
  • Multi-language.
  • Selected index.
  • Selected/unselectable state shadow mask.
  • The selected photos are displayed at the bottom of the big picture interface, which can be dragged and sorted.
  • The camera's internal photo cell can displays the captured images of the camera.
  • Customize font.
  • The color of each part of the framework can be customized (Provide dynamic color can support light/dark mode).
  • Customize images.

If you have good needs and suggestions in use, or encounter any bugs, please create an issue and I will reply in time.


  • iOS 10.0
  • Swift 5.x
  • Xcode 12.x


  • Preview selection
let ps = ZLPhotoPreviewSheet()
ps.selectImageBlock = { [weak self] results, isOriginal in
    // your code
ps.showPreview(animate: true, sender: self)
  • Library selection
let ps = ZLPhotoPreviewSheet()
ps.selectImageBlock = { [weak self] results, isOriginal in
    // your code
ps.showPhotoLibrary(sender: self)
  • Pay attention, you need to add the following key-value pairs in your app's Info.plist
// If you don’t add this key-value pair, multiple languages are not supported, and the album name defaults to English
Localized resources can be mixed   YES

Privacy - Photo Library Usage Description

Privacy - Camera Usage Description

Privacy - Microphone Usage Description

Change Log

More logs

● 4.4.2
    Preserve the alpha channel of the edited image.
    Fix a crash caused by UI modification in a sub-thread.
● 4.4.1
    Adapt to RTL.
    Fix the problem that the image editor does not work properly when the scale of the picture is not 1.
    Fixed some UI display issue in the image preview interface.
● 4.4.0
    Limit the maximum number of frames of GIF images to avoid crashes caused by loading too many frames of GIFs, and provide a series of blocks to support custom implementation of GIF image playback.
    Modify the UI effect of text input in the image editor.
    Support set the default camera position.


🇨🇳 Chinese, 🇺🇸 English, 🇯🇵 Japanese, 🇫🇷 French, 🇩🇪 German, 🇷🇺 Russian, 🇻🇳 Vietnamese, 🇰🇷 Korean, 🇲🇾 Malay, 🇮🇹 Italian, 🇮🇩 Indonesian, 🇪🇸 Spanish, 🇵🇹 Portuguese, 🇹🇷 Turkish, 🇸🇦 Arabic.


There are four ways to use ZLPhotoBrowser in your project:

  • using CocoaPods
  • using Carthage
  • using Swift Package Manager
  • manual install (build frameworks or embed Xcode Project)


To integrate ZLPhotoBrowser into your Xcode project using CocoaPods, specify it to a target in your Podfile:

source 'https://github.com/CocoaPods/Specs.git'
platform :ios, '10.0'

target 'MyApp' do
  # your other pod
  # ...
  pod 'ZLPhotoBrowser'

Then, run the following command:

$ pod install

If you cannot find the latest version, you can execute pod repo update first


To integrate ZLPhotoBrowser into your Xcode project using Carthage, specify it in your Cartfile:

github "longitachi/ZLPhotoBrowser"

Then, run the following command to build the ZLPhotoBrowser framework:

$ carthage update

If you get an error like Building universal frameworks with common architectures is not possible. The device and simulator slices for "ZLPhotoBrowser" both build for: arm64 Rebuild with --use-xcframeworks to create an xcframework bundle instead. Click this link.

Swift Package Manager

  1. Select File > Swift Packages > Add Package Dependency. Enter https://github.com/longitachi/ZLPhotoBrowser.git in the "Choose Package Repository" dialog.
  2. In the next page, specify the version resolving rule as "Up to Next Major" with "4.0.9" as its earliest version.
  3. After Xcode checking out the source and resolving the version, you can choose the "ZLPhotoBrowser" library and add it to your app target.


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Demo Effect

  • Selection image image image

  • Image editor


  • Video editor


  • Multi-language


  • Custom camera