A camera plugin for flutter, which use CameraX on Android, native API on iOS, supports camera preview, capture and analyze.

Note: This plugin is inspired by the official camera project but more simple to use, and use MLKit in native for image analyze.


  • x CameraView widget.
  • x Control the torch.
  • Access to a text stream.
  • Access to a face stream.
  • Access to a pose stream.
  • x Access to a barcode stream.
  • Access to image labels stream.
  • Access to a object detection and tracking stream.
  • Access to a digital ink recoginition stream.
  • Access to custom models stream.
  • Detect barcode from an image.
  • Photo capture ability.
  • Video record ability.

Getting Started

Add camerax as a dependency in your pubspec.yaml file.

  camerax: ^<latest-version>


Make sure you have a miniSdkVersion with 21 or higher in your android/app/build.gradle file, because the camera2 API which CameraX used only support Android 5.0 or above.

Note: You can run the example on a device emulator with Android 11 or higher and physical devices, CameraX doesn't work when running on emulators with Android 10 or lower. See


Make sure you have a minimum deployment target of 10.0, because the MLKit only support iOS 10.0 or above, you can uncomment the first line platform :ios, '10.0' in your iOS project's Podfile


  • Doesn't work with horizontal orientation.
  • No tests for now.


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