An underlying data resource associated with a photo, video, or Live Photo asset in the Photos library.
- iOS 9+
- macOS 10.15+Beta
- UIKit for Mac 13.0+Beta
- tvOS 10+
PHAsset object references one or more resources. Use these objects to work with those resources directly, like when backing up or restoring assets.
A photo asset can contain both JPEG and RAW files representing the same photo.
A Live Photo asset contains both still photo and video resources.
An edited asset contains resources representing asset content before and after the edit, as well as a resource corresponding to the
PHAdjustmentobject that describes the edit.
To work with the data contained in an asset resource, fetch it using the