The photo and video editor for your app.TM

A fully customizable, modern, image and video editing framework written in Swift.

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Built for developers

Pixel SDK was built to make your life easier with 40+ premade filters, a hardware accelerated set of resources to make your own, and a modular design.

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Designed to be modern

Designed with the latest trends in mind. Pixel SDK offers auto-saving drafts, adjustments, cropping, video segment composing, and much more.

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Documentation for everything

We've written extensive documentation for every variable, component and tool, so you never have to reverse engineer anything.

The most useful resource
ever created for

Using Pixel SDK to build your app means never worrying about designing and maintaining photo and video editing software.

Wide range of editing adjustments

Landscape, portrait or square content

Cropping, rotation and trimming

Automatically saved drafts

RAW images and 60fps 4K UHD videos

Horizontal and vertical perspective correction


We have a lot of experience
building iOS software.

Our ever-growing library of components and camera filters will make your life easier.

Swipe for real-time filters and visual effects

Create your own filters with Photoshop and more

Video composing, trimming, scaling and re-ordering

Share directly to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter

Direct GPU Access with Metal and GPUImage3

Custom colors and dark mode support

Dynamic type accessibility support

Import photos and videos from a DSLR camera
(Lightning to USB cable required)

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Filters for every occasion.

We have worked hard to provide filters that work in a wide range of scenarios. From interior shots, to portraits, your users will appreciate the flexibility.

A high contrast, vibrant filter with exaggerated colors designed to imitate vintage photography film. Essential for making content pop.

Distorted colors, increased contrast and cool blue undertones with an emphasis on skin tones. The go-to for a noteworthy message.

A rustic filter designed with a focus on warm colors. This filter offers an approach to limiting harsh light with old-school colors.


Stay focused on your business.
Let us handle the low level APIs.

You have a business to run. Stop worrying about hardware issues, export problems, and keeping software up to date.

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iPhone developers since the beginning

We've been developing with the iOS SDK since it was publicly released in 2008.

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Deep understanding of AVFoundation

Working with AVFoundation can be very time consuming. Integrate Pixel SDK in no more than 5 minutes.

pay-as-you-go pricing.

All types of businesses need access to development resources, so you pay only for what you use.
No long-term commitments or upfront payments are needed.

Export pricing
Standard Photo - Photos of any quality and resolution
First 150 Photos / Month $0.17
per Photo
Next 5,000 Photos / Month $0.06
per Photo
Next 50,000 Photos / Month $0.01
per Photo
Over 55,150 Photos / Month $0.009
per Photo
Standard Definition Video - Videos of resolution less than 1080p
First 180 Minutes / Month $0.12
per Minute
Next 5,000 Minutes / Month $0.08
per Minute
Over 5,180 Minutes / Month $0.055
per Minute
High Definition Video - Videos of resolution greater than or equal to 1080p
First 180 Minutes / Month $0.24
per Minute
Next 5,000 Minutes / Month $0.16
per Minute
Over 5,180 Minutes / Month $0.11
per Minute

High Definition Video is any export for which the resolution has at least 1080 lines in either the vertical or horizontal direction. Each video export is billed in whole minute increments where each partial minute is rounded up to the next full minute. Pixel SDK does not charge for failed or canceled exports. All displayed prices are in United States Dollars.


What devices do you support?

Pixel SDK is supported on iPhones and iPads with iOS 11 and up. Xcode 11.4 and up.


What photo and video adjustments do you offer?

Cropping, rotation, vertical/horizontal perspective correction, brightness, vibrance, saturation, contrast, exposure, hue, warmth, sharpness, gamma, highlights, shadows, and vignette. You can also create your own!


What languages do your support?

Pixel SDK supports over 40 languages. We also support dynamic type accessibility for the visually impaired.


Which package managers do you support?

Pixel SDK can be installed using CocoaPods. See our installation guide for more information.


Can photo and video edits be made programmatically?

Yes. We allow editing of media both visually and programmatically. Media can be modified at multiple levels: photos, full videos, and video segments.


Can filters be created in Photoshop or Lightroom?

Yes. Filters can be created in any photo editor of your choosing. See our writing custom filters guide for more information.

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Get Pixel SDK and save your time.

Stop wasting time trying to do it the "right way" and build a photo or video editor from scratch. Pixel SDK is faster, easier, and more reliable.

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