Programming language: Swift
License: MIT License
Tags: Hardware     Camera    

HybridCamera alternatives and similar libraries

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Records video 🎥
takes photos 📷
Flash on/off
Front / Back camera ↕️
Hold to record video
Tap to take photo 👇
Tap to focus / set exposure 🔎
Pinch to zoom 👌
Looping video/photo preview 🔁
Share button 🔗
Programatic UI 🤖
Doesn't stop Spotify 🎶
Stores files in temporary 💾
Throw oriented code 💣
Persistent app authorisation 🚫
Animated record button 🔴
Callback based 📞

Why use this camera framework

  • High codebeat GPA
  • Low class scoped variable count (In order to better handle overall state)
  • Setup errors can be handled from the POV of the initiator
  • Operation errors is handled in the onCapture completion block
  • Callback based (as oppose to delegate based) More info
  • Easily styleable (The camera view is separate from the UI view)
  • No third-party libraries or Sugar
  • Entirely programatic (No storyboard)
  • Thoroughly documented (Artifacts and sideEffects etc)
  • Uses Sindre-lint style guide
  • Small footprint, only ~750 LOC (Lines of code) ### Notes:
  • In order to keep things simple, The UI is CGRect based. Use your own Autolayout distro like SnapKit etc when adding additional UI


  • SPM: .package(url: "https://github.com/eonist/HybridCamera.git", .branch("master"))
  • Manual: Open HybridCamera.xcodeproj

IMPORTANT: Make sure info.plist has these variables

Privacy - Microphone Usage Description   
Privacy - Camera Usage Description  
Privacy - Photo Library Additions Usage Description  


Example code:

self.view = HybridCamView()
view.camView.onPhotoCaptureComplete = { (image: UIImage?, url: URL?, error: Error?) in
   Swift.print("On photo capture complete \(url)")
hybridCamView.camView.onVideoCaptureComplete = { (url: URL?, error: Error?) in
   Swift.print("On Video capture complete \(url)")


  • Add support for more orientation modes (Currently only supports portrait)
  • Add support for error resolution from the POV of initiating the camera
  • Make UI with AutoLayout 👈
  • Make lib carthage support ✅
  • Fix AudioBug ✅
  • Fix FontCamera bug w/ IphoneX ✅
  • Add Spatial, Chaplin as an option to HybridCam 👈
  • Add CI-Travis 👈