Core Image and GPUImage filters package for Flutter

A flutter package for iOS and Android for applying filter to image and video. Support all filters from Core Image on iOS.


Add native_filters package as a dependency in your pubspec.yaml file.


No additional configuration required, the plugin work out of the box.


No additional configuration required, the plugin work out of the box.


import 'dart:io';
import 'dart:typed_data';

import 'package:flutter/cupertino.dart';
import 'package:flutter/foundation.dart';
import 'package:flutter/material.dart';
import 'package:native_filters/native_filters.dart';
import 'package:path_provider/path_provider.dart';
import 'package:uuid/uuid.dart';

void main() => runApp(new MaterialApp(home: MyApp()));

class MyApp extends StatefulWidget {
  State<StatefulWidget> createState() => _MyAppState();

class _MyAppState extends State<MyApp> {
  final _filtersFactory = const FilterFactory();
  Filter _filter;
  File _output;
  Uint8List _data;

  String get asset => 'images/test.jpg';

  void initState() {
    _prepare().then((_) => setState(() {}));

  Future<void> _prepare() async {
    final directory = await getTemporaryDirectory();
    final uuid = Uuid();
    final path = '${directory.path}/${uuid.v4()}.jpg';
    if (defaultTargetPlatform == TargetPlatform.iOS) {
      _filter = await _filtersFactory.create('CIPhotoEffectMono');
    if (defaultTargetPlatform == {
      _filter = await _filtersFactory.create('GPUImageFalseColorFilter');
    await _filter?.setAssetSource(asset);
    _output = File(path);
    await _filter?.export(_output);
    _data = await _filter?.binaryOutput;

  void dispose() {

  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return Scaffold(
      appBar: AppBar(
        title: Text(_filter?.name ?? 'Initializing...'),
      body: Center(
        child: _output == null
            ? CircularProgressIndicator()
            : Column(
                children: <Widget>[
                    child: imagePreview1,
                  SizedBox(height: 3),
                    child: imagePreview2,

  Widget get imagePreview1 {
    if (_output != null) {
      return Image.file(_output);
    return Text('Failed to process and save image');

  Widget get imagePreview2 {
    if (_data != null) {
      return Image.memory(_data);
    return Text('Failed to process image');


alt ios result

alt android result

Plugin data types support

The following table shows how to pass values GPUImageFilter:

GPUAttributeClass Filterable method Description
float setNum
int setNum
boolean setBoolValue
PointF setPointValue
float[] setDoubleArrayValue
float[] setColorValue If name of function points on color value
PointF[] setPointArrayValue

The following table shows how to pass values CIFilter:

CIAttributeClass CIAttributeType Filterable method Description
NSNumber * setNum
NSNumber CIAttributeTypeBoolean setBoolValue
CIColor setColorValue
CIVector CIAttributeTypePosition setPointValue
CIVector CIAttributeTypeOffset setPointValue
CIVector CIAttributeTypeRectangle setPointArrayValue
CIVector CIAttributeTypePosition3 setDoubleArrayValue
CIVector setDoubleArrayValue
NSValue * setDoubleArrayValue

Getting Started

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