Image Picker plugin for Flutter

pub package

A Flutter plugin for iOS and Android for picking images from the image library, and taking new pictures with the camera.

Note: This plugin is still under development, and some APIs might not be available yet. Feedback welcome and Pull Requests are most welcome!

Installation

First, add image_picker as a dependency in your pubspec.yaml file.

iOS

Add the following keys to your Info.plist file, located in <project root>/ios/Runner/Info.plist:

  • NSPhotoLibraryUsageDescription - describe why your app needs permission for the photo library. This is called Privacy - Photo Library Usage Description in the visual editor.
  • NSCameraUsageDescription - describe why your app needs access to the camera. This is called Privacy - Camera Usage Description in the visual editor.

Android

Add the following permissions to your Android Manifest, located in `/android/app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml:

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE"/>
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.CAMERA"/>

You're good to go!

Example

import 'package:image_picker/image_picker.dart';

class _MyHomePageState extends State<MyHomePage> {
  File imageFile;

  getImage() async {
    var _fileName = await ImagePicker.pickImage();
    setState(() {
      imageFile = _fileName;
    });
  }

  @override
  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return new Scaffold(
      appBar: new AppBar(
        title: new Text('Image Picker Example'),
      ),
      body: new Center(
        child: imageFile == null
            ? new Text('No image selected.')
            : new Image.file(imageFile),
      ),
      floatingActionButton: new FloatingActionButton(
        onPressed: getImage,
        tooltip: 'Pick Image',
        child: new Icon(Icons.add_a_photo),
      ),
    );
  }
}

Libraries

image_picker