photo_gallery 0.3.0

Flutter Android iOS

A Flutter plugin that retrieves images and videos from mobile native gallery.

Photo Gallery #

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A Flutter plugin that retrieves images and videos from mobile native gallery.

Installation #

First, add photo_gallery 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.

<key>NSPhotoLibraryUsageDescription</key>
<string>Example usage description</string>

Android

Add the following permissions to your AndroidManifest.xml, located in <project root>/android/app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml:

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

API 29+

Add the following property to your AndroidManifest.xml, located in <project root>/android/app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml to opt-out of scoped storage:

<manifest ...>
    ...
    <application
        android:requestLegacyExternalStorage="true"
        ...>
    <application/>
<manifest/>

Usage #

  • Listing albums in the gallery
final List<Album> imageAlbums = await PhotoGallery.listAlbums(
    mediumType: mediumType.image,
);
final List<Album> videoAlbums = await PhotoGallery.listAlbums(
    mediumType: mediumType.video,
);
  • Listing media in an album
final MediaPage imagePage = await imageAlbum.listMedia(
    skip: 5,
    take: 10,
);
final MediaPage videoPage = await videoAlbum.listMedia(
    skip: 5,
    take: 10,
);
final List<Medium> allMedia = [
    ...imagePage.items,
    ...videoPage.items,
];
  • Loading more media in a album
if (!imagePage.isLast) {
    final nextImagePage = await imagePage.nextPage();
    // ...
}
  • Getting a file
final File file = await medium.getFile();
final File file = await PhotoGallery.getFile(mediumId: mediumId);
  • Getting thumbnail data
final List<int> data = await medium.getThumbnail();
final List<int> data = await PhotoGallery.getThumbnail(mediumId: mediumId);

You can also specify thumbnail width and height on Android API 29 or higher; You can also specify thumbnail width, height and whether provider high quality or not on iOS:

final List<int> data = await medium.getThumbnail(
    width: 128,
    height: 128,
    highQuality: true,
);
final List<int> data = await PhotoGallery.getThumbnail(
    mediumId: mediumId,
    mediumType: MediumType.image,
    width: 128,
    height: 128,
    highQuality: true,
);
  • Getting album thumbnail data
final List<int> data = await album.getThumbnail();
final List<int> data = await PhotoGallery.getAlbumThumbnail(albumId: albumId);

You can also specify thumbnail width and height on Android API 29 or higher; You can also specify thumbnail width, height and whether provider high quality or not on iOS:

final List<int> data = await album.getThumbnail(
    width: 128,
    height: 128,
    highQuality: true,
);
final List<int> data = await PhotoGallery.getAlbumThumbnail(
    albumId: albumId,
    width: 128,
    height: 128,
    highQuality: true,
);
  • Displaying medium thumbnail

ThumbnailProvider are available to display thumbnail images (here with the help of dependency transparent_image):

FadeInImage(
    fit: BoxFit.cover,
    placeholder: MemoryImage(kTransparentImage),
    image: ThumbnailProvider(
        mediumId: mediumId,
        mediumType: MediumType.image,
        width: 128,
        height: 128,
        hightQuality: true,
    ),
)

Width and height is only available on Android API 29+ or iOS platform

  • Displaying album thumbnail

AlbumThumbnailProvider are available to display album thumbnail images (here with the help of dependency transparent_image):

FadeInImage(
    fit: BoxFit.cover,
    placeholder: MemoryImage(kTransparentImage),
    image: AlbumThumbnailProvider(
        albumId: albumId,
        width: 128,
        height: 128,
        hightQuality: true,
    ),
)

Width and height is only available on Android API 29+ or iOS platform. High quality is only available on iOS platform.

  • Displaying a full size image

You can use PhotoProvider to display the full size image (here with the help of dependency transparent_image):

FadeInImage(
    fit: BoxFit.cover,
    placeholder: MemoryImage(kTransparentImage),
    image: PhotoProvider(
        mediumId: mediumId,
    ),
)
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A Flutter plugin that retrieves images and videos from mobile native gallery.

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License

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